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LXer: How to make Linux's desktop look good on high-resolution displays

2 hours 31 min ago
Ultra-high-resolution displays with high pixel densities are all the rage now, and for good reason: They look amazing compared to conventional displays. The big problem for PC users is that a lot of software isn't designed with that level of pixel density in mind. This article will show you how to change the scaling settings for GNOME 3, Mozilla’s Firefox and Thunderbird, and Chromium.

Reddit: Learning Linux server administration, anything I should know?

2 hours 47 min ago

Hey guys, I am learning server administration using ubuntu and was wondering if there were any helpful commands that would help me along the way. I am in the process of learning Ansible right now. Kind of frustrating! Thanks in advance!

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Phoronix: Intel's Turbostat Adds Skylake Support In Linux 4.1

7 hours 39 min ago
Turbostat, the open-source Intel program for reporting processor frequency and idle statistics along with other Intel-specific CPU information, will see a few improvements with Linux 4.1...

Phoronix: Microsoft's Open-Source Group Merges Back Into The Company

7 hours 54 min ago
For the past three years Microsoft Open Technologies Inc (MS Open Tech) has been Microsoft's subsidiary to interact with open-source communities, increase Linux / open standards interoperability with Windows, etc. That subsidiary is now being merged back with Microsoft itself as the company continues to embrace open-source...

TuxMachines: How open source grew up

7 hours 59 min ago

When I was writing daily about Linux, the operating system and open source apps were already hard at work in data centres, on servers and on high-end workstations.

The IT market was still moving away from a model where servers came with an expensive to buy and expensive to support operating system linked to the hardware maker.

Some of those OSes were fully proprietary. Others were versions of Unix although they often had proprietary branding and non-open components.

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Reddit: Sigil 0.8.6 Released | Sigil Ebook Editor

Sunday 19th of April 2015 06:28:17 AM

Reddit: What will happen to Linux in case SystemD wins the init wars?

Sunday 19th of April 2015 06:26:42 AM

What will realistically happen to Linux if it comes to this? I assume a lot of angered users will switch to *BSD. Will Linux lose its hard-earned market share as a server and desktop OS, dwindle into irrelevance?

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How open source grew up

When I was writing daily about Linux, the operating system and open source apps were already hard at work in data centres, on servers and on high-end workstations. The IT market was still moving away from a model where servers came with an expensive to buy and expensive to support operating system linked to the hardware maker. Some of those OSes were fully proprietary. Others were versions of Unix although they often had proprietary branding and non-open components. Read more

F2FS For Linux 4.1 Has New Features & Fixes

New F2FS file-system features for this next kernel release include an in-memory extent_cache, an fs_shutdown feature to test power-off recovery, now uses inline_data to store a symlink path, F2FS is now shown as a non-misc file-system. Read more

GitHub: Now Supporting Open Source License Compliance

Ask any developer where to turn for access to the latest software code for open source projects, and you’ll likely be directed to GitHub—one of the largest providers of open source code online. While GitHub has always been a great site for developers to come together, network and share code, up until a few years ago, the website had a problem. Though it was easy for developers to share code, finding the right software license to go along with it was much harder. The majority of downloads on GitHub, therefore, were taking place without the critical software license component. Read more