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Moonlight: Yet Another Linux Desktop Environment

February 2nd, 2014
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Not to be confused with Mono’s former Moonlight open-source project re-implementation of Microsoft’s Silverlight, the Moonlight Desktop Environment is trying to be the desktop environment for low-end devices like the Raspberry Pi.

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Desktop, Raspberry Pi

How to watch live streaming video from the command line on Linux

February 2nd, 2014
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There are quite a few popular live streaming services on the web (e.g., Dailymotion, YouTube Live, UStream, etc.). Most of these streaming services are accessed from a web browser via flash plugin. If you heavily use some of those services on Linux, you may notice that your web browser sometimes becomes unresponsive or otherwise consumes a lot of CPU resource and even leaks memory. That is because of the misbehaving/malfunctioning flash plugin.

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Desktop, Fedora, RedHat, Ubuntu

OpenSUSE 13.2 Will Be Released In November 2014

February 1st, 2014
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It’s not only Fedora that’s seeing lots of fundamental changes in the Linux distribution, but openSUSE is going through a period of transition as well.

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openSUSE

Android PC on a HDMI stick

February 1st, 2014
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Thin-clients are great for security and keeping everyone on the same software platform page but they can be a pain to set up. Dell’s Wyse division, which has been doing thin-clients for decades, has cooked up a new way to avoid the thin-client setup trouble: An Android-powered, universal-thin client called the Wyse Cloud Connect.

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Android