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Reddit: Halfway between Ubuntu and Kilimanjaro

Friday 17th of April 2015 06:13:14 AM

Howdy from Sweden, Anyway I am trying out Kilimanjaro after being seriously disgruntled with the latest version of Ubuntu (14.x). I am impressed by the sleakness of Arch but as a semi-noob I find it hard to handle/immediately convert, is there some "stepping stone" distro I can learn on?

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Phoronix: Rust 1.0+ To Focus On Better Windows Support, ARM, & Faster Compile Times

Friday 17th of April 2015 06:01:02 AM
With Rust 1.0 now in beta and v1.0 being in good shape, developers are beginning to form plans for what to add to this Mozilla-sponsored language in the post-1.0 era...

Reddit: Symple PC – The $89 Linux System

Thursday 16th of April 2015 04:52:01 PM

LXer: Elementary OS Freya : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Thursday 16th of April 2015 04:11:09 PM
Elementary OS Freya is the latest release of Elementary OS. This release based on ubuntu 14.04 LTS featuring the latest version of pantheon desktop as the main desktop enviroment. Powered by kernel version 3.16, Gtk 3.14, and Vala 0.26.

Phoronix: ZFS & Libdvdcss Should Soon Be In Debian

Thursday 16th of April 2015 04:06:18 PM
For Debian GNU/Linux users wishing to have ZFS file-system support and libdvdcss (for DVD playback) without having to use third-party package archives, that should soon be a reality...

Linux.com: Corporate Open Source Participation Reaches All-Time High, But More Formal Management Needed

Thursday 16th of April 2015 04:04:03 PM

Open source software is more accessible to enterprises and OEMs, and has multiplied its impact across many industries. The results from the 2015 Future of Open Source Survey confirm that the rate of adoption and participation by companies of all sizes has reached an all-time high.

Reddit: massren: bulk rename from cmdline

Thursday 16th of April 2015 04:03:24 PM

Slashdot: How Device Drivers Are Reverse Engineered

Thursday 16th of April 2015 03:00:27 PM

Phoronix: ACPI/PM For Linux 4.1: Airmont, HiSilicon ACPU, Broadwell Server Additions

Thursday 16th of April 2015 12:43:42 PM
Rafael Wysocki of Intel sent in the ACPI and power management updates for the Linux 4.1 kernel. As usual, there's a lot of new code part of this big pull request...

Reddit: BSOD on linux

Thursday 16th of April 2015 12:30:07 PM

Reddit: The future of Audacity, interview with the team

Thursday 16th of April 2015 12:28:09 PM
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LXer: Linux Kernel 4.0 available in Fedora 22 Alpha

Thursday 16th of April 2015 12:22:25 PM
Early this week, Linus released version 4.0 of the Linux Kernel. Now, this updated version of the Linux Kernel is available in the official Fedora repositories for users running the alpha release of Fedora 22. To get the updated version...

LXer: NVIDIA releases driver version 349.16

Thursday 16th of April 2015 06:40:19 AM
NVIDIA released their latest graphics driver for Linux, Solaris, and FreeBSD & is now at version 349.16.

Reddit: Time Machine for every Unix out there

Thursday 16th of April 2015 06:10:16 AM

TuxMachines: The Companies That Support Linux: NI

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 04:56:52 PM

Industries as diverse as finance, aviation, medicine, the military, manufacturing, and telecom are adopting real-time Linux to help control robots, data acquisition systems and other time-sensitive instruments and machines. NI’s integrated hardware and software platform, based on the NI Linux real-time OS, helps enterprises accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation as they build these next-generation, real-time technologies, says Shelley Gretlein, director of platform software and customer education at NI.

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Phoronix: KDBUS Is Taking A Lot Of Heat, Might Be Delayed From Mainline Linux Kernel

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 04:49:00 PM
Earlier this week I wrote about how it looked like KDBUS would be included in the Linux 4.1 kernel given the pull request sent to Linus Torvalds by Greg Kroah-Hartman. However, since that pull request, KDBUS is taking a lot of heat and there's calls for it to be postponed from mainlining...

TuxMachines: Hungary universities move to EuroOffice and ODF

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 04:48:42 PM

The Eötvös University and Szeged University in Hungary are increasing their use of EuroOffice and the Open Document Format (ODF), reports MultiRáció, the Budapest-based ICT firm that develops EuroOffice. Together, the two universities have about 45,000 students. In February the company signed a licence and support contract for 34,000 copies of EuroOffice.

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German Greens want increased support for open source

The Greens in the German parliament want the government to shore up support for open source, but are not sure how. The politicians are working with the Free Software Foundation Europe, to figure out the most convincing arguments and how to increase pressure on the federal government. Read more

Windows Users Download Ubuntu 30,000 Times a Day and Other Cool Facts

Ubuntu is the most used Linux desktop operating system, but that might not be all that transparent, so we would also like to present some interesting figures, like the number of Windows users that download Ubuntu every day. Read more

Mozilla Firefox 37.0.2 Out Now, Fixes Incorrect Rendering of Google Maps

Mozilla pushed today the second maintenance release of its stable Firefox 37.0 web browser to Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X users worldwide, available for download right now via the application’s built-in updater. Read more