mintCast 205 – A buncha news

News:

  • Linux Lands on NSA Watch List (eweek.com)
  • NSA: Linux Journal is an “extremist forum” and its readers get flagged for extra surveillance (linuxjournal.com)
  • If you read Boing Boing, the NSA considers you a target for deep surveillance (boingboing.net)
  • IRS policy that targeted political groups also aimed at open source projects (arstechnica.com)
  • Microsoft’s Android patent portfolio may not be as strong as they would like you to think (zdnet.com)
  • Vivaldi / Spark tablet project announces time of death (omgubuntu.co.uk)
  • Ubuntu Touch may be our last hope for a Linux tablet (networkworld.com)
  • Quarterly tablet PC shipments to fall for the first time ever (zdnet.com)
  • Andy Tanenbaum is retiring, and you can attend his last lecture (wikipedia.org) (cs.vu.nl)
  • Krita reaches its fundraising goal (krita.org)
  • Samsung postpones the first Tizen phone indefinitely (linuxgizmos.com)

Website:

Tip:

  • How to create a nifty distribution based theme inside your linux terminal

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