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OpenELEC 3.0.0 is here

March 26th, 2013
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Are you looking for another option for turning your R-Pi into a media player? Well, good news, OpenELEC 3.0 has been released. If anyone from BLUG creates a OpenELEC project with their Pi, please be sure to comment or e-mail the group.

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RasPlex – Plex on Raspberry Pi, Beta out nowlank”

March 19th, 2013
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The big open source media centre applications right now can be summed up by XBMC, MythTV, and Plex, each with their own strengths and specific functionality. XBMC 12 has just made its way out and onto the Pi, offering some of the PVR functionality of MythTV, however there’s been no sign of Plex until now.


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Google’s Chrome OS partially hacked

March 19th, 2013
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As computer security guru Bruce Schneier likes to say, “Security is a process, not a product.” He was proven right again when Google announced that, while its Linux-based Chrome OS hadn’t been cracked in its Pwnium Chrome OS contest, one hacker was successful in creating an unreliable exploit.


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GNOME 3.8

March 19th, 2013
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GNOME 3.8 is due March 27 and developer Giovanni Campagna says it’s looking good. Campagna is proud of how many bugs and details were addressed this cycle describing the detail board color coding as eco-friendly because of all the green. This evening he spoke of several in particular.


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SparkyLinux 2.1 Has Been Officially Released

March 19th, 2013
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Pawel Pijanowski has proudly announced a few hours ago, March 19, that his SparkyLinux operating system based on the testing branch of Debian GNU/Linux has now reached version 2.1.


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