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LinuxToday: DebianDog Is a Useful Pocket Pup

Wednesday 1st of March 2017 07:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: The DebianDog Linux series offers a Debian-based familiar computing experience.

Phoronix: Mesa 17.0.1 Is Near, Release Candidate Is Out

Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:58:05 PM
Emil Velikov has announced the availability today of the Mesa 17.0.1 release candidate...

Reddit: Distrowatch is wrong. Ubuntu is more popular than Mint

Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:44:22 PM

Just look at the number of subscribers on reddit: (13k) (70k)

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LXer: Secret Agent Man

Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:01:42 PM
It used to be that only the paranoid among us focused on strict securitypractices, yet these days, it seems like people are stepping up their gameswith respect to encryption, password policy and how theyapproach their computers in general. Although I always have considered myself more insidethat paranoid camp than outside of it, I even have found myself stepping upmy game lately.

LinuxToday: F2FS Feature Work For The Linux 4.11 Kernel

Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) will see new features introduced with the Linux 4.11 kernel.

Reddit: An Interview With The Maintainer Of GIMP

Wednesday 1st of March 2017 05:28:14 PM

TuxMachines: How To Make A Multiboot USB In Linux And Windows

Wednesday 1st of March 2017 05:24:06 PM

Do you wish to make a multiboot USB? Do you want to have multiple OSes on a USB drive for installation or for recovering other systems? Do you want to boot and use multiple operating systems from your USB drive, I got you covered. Let us look at two ways of achieving this.

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today's leftovers

  • DRM display resource leasing (kernel side)
    So, you've got a fine head-mounted display and want to explore the delights of virtual reality. Right now, on Linux, that means getting the window system to cooperate because the window system is the DRM master and holds sole access to all display resources. So, you plug in your device, play with RandR to get it displaying bits from the window system and then carefully configure your VR application to use the whole monitor area and hope that the desktop will actually grant you the boon of page flipping so that you will get reasonable performance and maybe not even experience tearing. Results so far have been mixed, and depend on a lot of pieces working in ways that aren't exactly how they were designed to work.
  • GUADEC accommodation
    At this year’s GUADEC in Manchester we have rooms available for you right at the venue in lovely modern student townhouses. As I write this there are still some available to book along with your registration. In a couple of days we have to a final numbers to the University for how many rooms we want, so it would help us out if all the folk who want a room there could register and book one now if you haven’t already done so! We’ll have some available for later booking but we have to pay up front for them now so we can’t reserve too many.
  • Kickstarter for Niryo One, open source 6-axis 3D printed robotic arm, doubles campaign goal
    A Kickstarter campaign for the Niryo One, an open source 3D printed 6-axis robotic arm, has more than doubled its €20,000 target after just a couple of days. The 3D printed robot is powered by Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Robot Operating System.
  • Linux Action Show to End Eleven Year Run at LFNW
    Jupiter Broadcasting’s long-running podcast, Linux Action Show, will soon be signing off the air…er, fiber cable, for the last time. The show first streamed on June 10, 2006 and was hosted by “Linux Tycoon” Bryan Lunduke and Jupiter Broadcasting founder Chris Fisher. Lunduke left the show in 2012, replaced by Matt Hartley, who served as co-host for about three years. The show is currently hosted by Fisher and Noah Chelliah, president of Altispeed, an open source technology company located in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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