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Reddit: OpenWrt "BarrierBreaker" 14.07 Released

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 06:06:47 PM
submitted by l4c
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Reddit: Increase 165.00 Mhz Pixel Clock Limit? (HD4000 -> 4K @ 30 Hz)

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 05:50:47 PM

I wonder if I can output 4k resolution (3840 × 2160) @ 30Hz with a Intel HD4000 graphics using Linux and a single HDMI output.

The best I've gotten is 18 Hz when I use "cvt -r 3840 2160 60" and change the pixel limit it gives to 165.00 and use xrandr. Anything higher and there is too much blinking of the screen.

I know that there is a problem with the pixel clock (which is limited to 165MHz) which limits the output maximal output power.

Where is the pixel clock limited? In the kernel? In the graphics driver? Can it be removed/fixed in general?

submitted by milkywaymasta
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Reddit: IPtables issue

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 05:49:07 PM

Hi,

I've enabled four ports in my iptables but when I run a port scanner against the box, it only shows two being open. 8834 and 22, 80 and 443 are not showing as open. Any thoughts?

Thanks, Mike

[root@lab3 mnickel]# iptables -L Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source destination ACCEPT tcp -- anywhere anywhere tcp dpt:ssh ACCEPT tcp -- anywhere anywhere tcp dpt:http ACCEPT tcp -- anywhere anywhere tcp dpt:https ACCEPT tcp -- anywhere anywhere tcp dpt:8834 DROP all -- anywhere anywhere

submitted by michaeln05
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LXer: CLI Intro: Useful General-Purpose Commands

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 05:36:22 PM
This tutorial is the second part of the introduction to Linux command-line. In the first chapter I tried to make a brief introduction to the shell and the basic ways of moving around. Here I will talk about several useful commands, which may be needed on a day to day basis if you're working with the shell.

Linux.com: Slide Show: 11 Smart Eyewear Devices Running Android or Linux

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 04:51:33 PM

As with most cutting-edge gadgets these days, there's not much going on in the smart eyewear market that doesn't involve Android or Linux.

Reddit: Files vs File explorer

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 04:42:43 PM

LXer: The Xen Vulnerability That Rebooted the Public Cloud

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 04:39:11 PM
By getting all the major cloud providers fixed before the flaw was publicly disclosed, the Xen Project likely saved the IT world from a major security nightmare.

Phoronix: Other Projects Participating In This Winter's Women Outreach Program

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 04:14:01 PM
While we've covered the X.Org Foundation's inaugural participation in the GNOME OPW women outreach program given our focus at Phoronix on the Linux graphics stack, women looking for other open-source projects to get involved with in the months ahead have a large choice for this winter OPW cycle...

Reddit: Can I dual boot into an ESXi-like installation on my PC?

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 03:53:13 PM

Preface: I have experience with Windows, Linux, VMware, and Virtualbox. But I am not anywhere close to an expert.

Goal: I want to dual boot my Windows 7 machine with a lightweight Linux OS that serves only as a host for a VM environment. So basically ESXi, but on a much smaller level.

Has anyone attempted this before? Is it possible to do on a consumer device level? Is there a linux distro that functions or can be made to function like ESXi? Is there a better alternative?

Edit: I should add a few details.

I want to boot into and access the VM from my machine, so it wouldn't be exactly like ESXi. I would want it to perform like a "VirtualBox OS" or "VMWare OS", that takes me directly to a list of VMs, I choose which one to boot, and it brings it up full screen. I have no reason to have a UI at any point before booting into the VM, so that all feels like overhead I don't want.

submitted by handbra
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Reddit: What are some of the cool things you would do?

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 03:51:30 PM

Say you have a Linux instance on Azure / AWS with reasonable amount of RAM (~2GB), processing power and storage (~1 TB). And you dont have to pay a single dollar for this.

What are some of the cool things you would do with this setup?

submitted by naruto_ender
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LXer: KNOPPIX 7.4.2 Screenshot Tour

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 03:42:00 PM
Version 7.4.2 of KNOPPIX is based on the usual picks from Debian 'Wheezy' and newer desktop packages from Debian 'testing' and Debian 'unstable'. It uses Linux kernel 3.16.3 and X.Org Server 1.16.1 for supporting current computer hardware. Changes: security fixes in Firefox (Iceweasel 32.0.3), Chromium (37.0.2062.120); GNOME desktop starts again using boot option 'knoppix desktop=gnome', if supported by graphics card; patch for the Bash shell against the 'Shellshock' bug in the environment variable parser; updated udev (215) and dBUS (1.8.8) for automatic hardware management and autostart of systemd components, updated LibreOffice (4.3.2), GIMP (2.8.14), KDE libraries (4.8.4), and more.

Reddit: Wanting to switch to Linux

Thursday 2nd of October 2014 03:41:23 PM

I have been a Windows operating system user since i started computing, i would like to get some information on switching to Linux from Windows. I also have various questions like If you have to have emulators to run my .exe files, what would i have to prepare for and information general information that you would think helpful. Links are welcomed and thanks in advance.

submitted by Endoresu
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