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Kevin Spacey in a scene from Netflix's "House of Cards." Photo credit: Melinda Sue Gordon for Netflix.

Netflix Finally Coming To Linux Desktops

Netflix will be available for desktop users of Linux without users needing to spoof their UserAgent or implement other hacks according to an article on The Verge. Netflix has been moving away from using Microsoft Silverlight in favour of HTML5.   Related articles Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Finally Available for Linux Users, Sans Hacks Desktop Linux […]

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State of linux development 2013

Linux By The Numbers

The Linux Foundation has released their latest report and also produced a nice little graphic to help illustrate it. Here are some of the headline numbers: Nearly 10,000 developers from more than 1,000 companies have contributed to the Linux kernel since tracking began in 2005. Just since the last report, more than 1,100 developers from […]

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Debian User? Check Your Repositories

If you’re a Debian user you may need to verify which repositories you’re using. Apparently one of the unofficial Debian multimedia depositories was using the domain debian-multimedia.org. Unfortunately the domain lapsed and is no longer pointing to valid Debian packages. Not sure if you’re using it or not? Simply run this command in a terminal: […]

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Debian 7.0 Wheezy Released

Debian 7.0 “Wheezy” was released on Saturday. The latest version of Debian brings a number of new features to the open source operating system including “multiarch support”. Multiarch support means that you’ll be able to install both 32 bit and 64 bit software on the same machine without having to worry about dependencies ie. it’ll […]

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Spotify for Linux Preview

Spotify For Linux

With Spotify becoming available in Ireland today a lot of the Irish tech community are probably signing up to take it for a spin .. But what if you don’t use Windows or OSX? Fortunately Spotify has a Linux client that they’re describing as a “preview” release, which is unsupported. Since several of our staff […]

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Crossover Office Free Today Only

If you’re a Mac or Linux user then you might have heard of “Crossover Office”. Basically it’s a bit of software that allows you to run Windows applications on your Mac or Linux desktop. So, for example, using it you can play games that are only available for windows, run Internet Explorer or Microsoft Office […]

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Raspberry Pi now comes with 512MB of ram

Today Raspberry Pi announced that their “Model B” unit comes with 512MB of ram instead of the 256MB it came with previously. In their announcement they said that anyone waiting on a model B should get the 512MB model starting today October 15th. There will also be a firmware update within the coming weeks that […]

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