The $80 Firefox OS phone is perfect for hunting season!

Today in Open Source: ZTE's Firefox OS phone is perfect for hunting season! Plus: Metro Last Light comes to Linux, and Netrunner 13.06 protects your privacy and fights censorship!

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The First-Person-Shooter is a sequel to the title Metro 2033. It's based on the 4A Engine and is distinguished by it's excellent graphics. The game has already received an award: "GameSpot Editor's Choice Winner 2013". Furthermore it was rated with 82/100 by Metacritic.

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Netrunner 13.06 SE Screenshot Tour

Netrunner is a security driven version of Kubuntu. It's geared toward protecting your privacy, and avoiding censorship restrictions on the Internet.

The Coding Studio has a full screenshot tour of Netrunner 13.06 SE.

You are able to encrypt E-Mail messages with GPG and chat securely with your friends via text, audio or video. You can encrypt files and folders or use an encrypted home partition. Netrunner SE 13.06 is built upon Netrunner 13.06 and comes with the following features and changes: Firefox with pre-configured Tor, FoxyProxy, HTTPs Everywhere and NoScript (surf anonymously, surf onion links, circumvent censorship); Thunderbird with Enigmail; Vidalia as Tor configuration tool; Pidgin with OTR support for encrypted text chats.

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This sounds like a great distro for those who prefer to protect as much of their privacy as possible, given all of the spying and censorship going on by various governments around the world.

I suspect we'll see more of these features becoming much more mainstream in the days ahead. I wouldn't be surprised to see a lot of these things become incorporated into some of the more popular distros soon. Are you listening Linux Mint developers?

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