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On Linux systems, numerous users often come across a program or process that locks-up. The user will usually kill the software if the system does not do it first. Users may be familiar with some of the kill commands and signals, but does anyone understand all of them? There are four common kill…

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Alliance for Open Media will develop a royalty-free video codec

 ItRunsOnLinux: Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel Corporation, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix announced formation of the Alliance for Open Media.

Ubuntu Phone Project Leader Steps Down, Leaves Canonical

 softpedia: Cristian Parrino, leader of the team behind the Ubuntu Phone project, as well as of the development team that creates the Ubuntu Touch operating system, announced his resignation.

How to Auto Install All Kali Linux Tools Using Katoolin on Debian/Ubuntu

 tecmint: Katoolin is a script that helps to install Kali Linux tools on your Linux distribution of choice.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Enters Beta with Improved Container Support

ServerWatch: Red Hat is out today with a beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7), providing users with an early preview of new features set to become generally available later this year.

How to stitch photos into a panorama with Hugin Panorama Creator on Linux

 HowToForge: Almost every modern digital camera offers the ability of 'on the fly' panorama creation, but often you will find the result of this automated process not to meet expectations.

Cinnamon 2.8 Desktop Environment to Feature a Visual Workspace Switcher Applet

 softpedia: The great news we want to share with you today is that Cinnamon's workspace-swither applet has been redesigned to offer you a visual representation of your desktops

Linux Foundation is giving away Chromebooks

 ITworld: Enroll in a Linux Foundation training course in the month of September and get a Chromebook for free.

LibreOffice 5.0.1 Open-Source Productivity Suite at a Glance

eWEEK: Ever since the LibreOffice open-source office suite was forked from the Oracle OpenOffice suite in 2010, its community of developers has been working to improve it.

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