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LXer: 4 Common Open Source License Compliance Failures and How to Avoid Them

15 hours 41 min ago
Companies or organizations that don’t have a strong open source compliance program often suffer from errors and limitations in processes throughout the software development cycle that can lead to open source compliance failures.

Phoronix: Nouveau Maxwell: Mesa 17.0 + Linux 4.10 vs. NVIDIA's Linux Driver

15 hours 49 min ago
Recently on Phoronix we've tested the re-clocking and boost support in Nouveau with the Linux 4.10 kernel and separately landing in Mesa 17.0 Git was the big Maxwell performance boost for Nouveau Gallium3D. That Gallium3D driver work improves the Maxwell open-source performance by "1.5x to 3.5x" via instruction pipelining improvements. With those latest improvements in the kernel and Mesa, how does Nouveau now compare to NVIDIA's binary Linux driver?

Phoronix: RFC: Revised System Information View For PTS-Ringsaker

16 hours 23 min ago
One of the smaller improvements I've been working to make on Phoronix Test Suite 7.0-Ringsaker has been improving the system information reporting view...

Phoronix: It's Been Over One Month Since The Last Vulkan 1.0 Update

16 hours 40 min ago
Vulkan 1.0.38 was released on 16 December and there has yet to be any other Vulkan-Docs update since then, which is strange when considering there were 38 point releases to Vulkan 1.0 in less than one year that the API specification has been public. There generally has been point releases every week or two for advancing this high-performance graphics API...

Phoronix: IORTCW Continues Letting Return to Castle Wolfenstein Live On As Open-Source

16 hours 58 min ago
For those looking to relive some old gaming moments this weekend, the iortcw project continues to be developed as the open-source code-base around Return to Castle Wolfenstein...

TuxMachines: All You Need To Know About Swap Partition In Linux

17 hours 21 min ago

So somewhere while installing your favorite Linux distro you came across the word “Swap” and now you are here to know what is Swap. Well, I will tell you it in the simplest sense.

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LXer: 2017s best Linux laptop: The latest Dell XPS 13

17 hours 36 min ago
Dell continues to build the best out-of-the-box Linux and open-source laptops. Check out the latest Dell XPS 13 developer edition and you[he]#039[/he]ll see what I mean.

Reddit: Problem while installing Opensuse Leap/tumbleweed

19 hours 26 min ago

While partitioning my new opensuse os, i have this warning gyes.

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first of all i dont recognized this and after installation program gave me some type error, and then turned on grub rescue mode, No OS. so then i tried to reinstall it and saw this warning, what can i do ? Please help me

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LXer: Appreciating how far Linux gaming has actually come in the past few years

19 hours 30 min ago
During the livestream I did last night I had one of those moments where you fully appreciate how far Linux gaming has come.

LXer: Linux Kernel 4.9.5 Released with Updated Radeon Drivers, KVM and PPC Fixes

21 hours 24 min ago
A new maintenance update of the Linux 4.9 kernel series was announced today by renowned Linux kernel maintainer and developer Greg Kroah-Hartman, versioned 4.9.5.

Reddit: How to configure logrotate utility.

Sunday 22nd of January 2017 06:41:47 AM

LXer: Top 5: Shell scripting, the Cinnamon Linux desktop environment, and more

Sunday 22nd of January 2017 06:40:03 AM
In this week's Top 5, we highlight how to get started with shell scripting, open leadership, the Cinnamon Linux desktop environment, contributing to the Mozilla project, and writing web apps with R using Shiny.

Reddit: I switched to Xfce a few days ago. Holy shit why did I not do it sooner.

Sunday 22nd of January 2017 05:32:35 AM

I am not a very tech savvy person. My experience in Linux comes from straight up diving into it while knowing nothing about it. I had been using Ubuntu until they switched to Unity which I personally really disliked. So I have been using Windows 10 for a while. Decided to jump ships to Linux again because my university assignments are slightly easier to work with on Unix system.

I am not even kidding switching to Xfce (Xubuntu) from Windows 10 feels like I have had a massive tumour removed from my body.
So clean. No shitty gimmicks like Cortana. No ads in the Start Menu. So much faster too. I wish this was the standard.

I feel bad for people who have used Windows 8/10 for an extended period of time that they don't know what not having cancer is like.

Bonus screenshot.

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Reddit: tutorials.ubuntu.com goes live!

Sunday 22nd of January 2017 04:49:39 AM

LXer: Snapdragon 410E SBC offers long lifecycle support at $85

Sunday 22nd of January 2017 04:45:41 AM
Inforce Computing has released a more affordable and slightly less feature rich version of its commercial-oriented, circa-2015 Inforce 6309 SBC. Like the Inforce 6309, the new Inforce 6309L has the same 85 x 54mm footprint and much the same feature set as Arrow’s Qualcomm-backed, community-backed DragonBoard 410c SBC.

Reddit: Cant get myself to fully switch to Linux

Sunday 22nd of January 2017 04:26:31 AM

I really like Linux and I have tried many Distros in the past but like Ubuntu and Mint the best. I just cant get myself to switch entirely.

The only thing that bothers me is that I always seen to gave to "fix" something in terminal and it never seems to work like I want to.

Like the other day I couldnt get my iPhone to mount. So I Googled and found advice on what to do. After entering all the terminal commands it still wouldn't work where as on Windows I just had to install iTunes and Im done.

I dont know if it is just because Im used to Windows, since I grew up with it or that I am just too bif of a newbie with Linux.

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More in Tux Machines

Linux 4.10-rc5

Things seem to be calming down a bit, and everything looks nominal. There's only been about 250 changes (not counting merges) in the last week, and the diffstat touches less than 300 files (with drivers and architecture updates being the bulk, but there's tooling, networking and filesystems in there too). Read more Also: Linus Torvalds Announces Fifth Linux 4.10 Kernel RC, Everything Looks Nominal Linux 4.10-rc5 Released, Now Codenamed "Anniversary Edition"

Fedora 26 Linux to Enable TRIM for Better Performance of Encrypted SSD Disks

According to the Fedora 26 release schedule, the upcoming operating system is approaching an important milestone, namely the proposal submission deadline for system-wide changes, which is currently set for January 31. Read more Also: Fedora 26 Planning To Enable TRIM/Discard On Encrypted Disks

New CloudLinux 7 and CloudLinux 6 Linux Kernel Security Updates Pushed Into Beta

CloudLinux's Mykola Naugolnyi is informing users of the CloudLinux 7 and CloudLinux 6 enterprise-ready operating systems to upgrade their kernel packages immediately if they are using the Beta channel. Read more

KDE Neon Installer

  • KDE Neon Has Stylish New Install Wizard
    KDE Neon has adopted distro-agnostic Linux installer ‘Calamares’ its unstable developer edition. Calamares replaces the Canonical-developed Ubiquity installer as the default graphical installer used when installing the Ubuntu-based OS on a new machine. The stylish install wizard is already in use on a number of other KDE-based Linux distributions, including Chakra Linux and Netrunner.
  • KDE neon Inaugurated with Calamares Installer
    You voted for change and today we’re bringing change. Today we give back the installer to the people. Today Calamares 3 was released. It’s been a long standing wish of KDE neon to switch to the Calamares installer. Calamares is a distro independent installer used by various projects such as Netrunner and Tanglu. It’s written in Qt and KDE Frameworks and has modules in C++ or Python.