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How to Write Good Software

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Software must be free as in freedom Good software is Free Software. I will avoid using the term "open source" as it doesn't cover a social side at all, which is equally as important, as the technology itself. You can read more about this from here. Widely accepted tools and languages Good software…

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B1 Free Archiver: a simple solution

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Switching to Linux requires users to abandon their usual set of favourite programs and to employ what is available. In terms of archive utilities the first and most obvious choice is the GNOME desktop environment File Roller. But does a Linux neophyte ready to get into all that stuff at once? Let’s f…

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Intel Gets 'Clear' About Linux and Containers

eWEEK: VIDEO: Imad Sousou, VP in Intel's Software and Services Group and GM of the Intel Open Source Technology Center, discusses the Clear Linux and Clear container efforts.

Smart API integrations with Python and Zato

 opensource.com: As the number of applications and APIs connected in a cloud-driven world rises dramatically, it becomes a challenge to integrate them in an elegant way

3 Relatively Unknown Open Source Web Browsers for Linux that Packs the Punch

 techdrivein: 3 superb free and open source web browsers you've probably never heard about.

Microsoft Lobbying in India Shoots Down or At Least Weakens Free/Libre Software Policy

 techrights: After Microsoft lobbying (both directly and by proxy) against Indian sovereignty we seem to have ended up with a watered-down Indian policy, which briefly favoured Free/Open Source software (FOSS).

27 DNF (Fork of Yum) Commands for Fedora RPM Package Management

 tecmint: DNF aka Dandified YUM is a next generation Package Manager for RPM based Distribution.

How to replicate a MySQL database on Linux

 xmodulo: Database replication is a technique where a given database is copied to one or more locations

Expandable Mini-PC runs Linux on quad-core 2.2GHz AMD SoC

 LinuxGizmos: CompuLab's fanless Fitlet-H mini-PC has a quad-core 2.2GHz AMD A10 Micro-6700T SoC, up to 16GB RAM, internal SATA, dual HDMI, dual GbE, and dual mini-PCIe.

Install QEMU on ubuntu 15.04 and mange QEMU with Virt Manager

 UbuntuGeek: QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.

Lenovo unveils dual-screen Android wear smartwatch

 ItRunsOnLinux: At its TechWorld Conference in Beijing, Lenovo unveiled a Android wear smartwatch concept that features 2 screens.

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Voxelnauts, A Sandbox MMO Built On Linux & Needing Help On Kickstarter

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