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Phoronix: PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 Fixes A Number Of Issues

Saturday 28th of February 2015 12:41:57 PM
A new release of the PlayOnLinux graphical front-end to Wine is now available...

Phoronix: The New Wallpaper Of Xfce 4.12

Saturday 28th of February 2015 12:24:51 PM
The release of Xfce 4.12 is hopefully being realized this weekend. The release hasn't taken place at the time of writing, but there's been commits to update translations as well as to add the new wallpaper of Xfce 4.12...

LXer: Google open-sources HTTP/2-based RPC framework

Saturday 28th of February 2015 11:08:23 AM
Google has open-sourced something called “gRPC” that it says represents “a brand new framework for handling remote procedure calls” using HTTP/2. The Chocolate Factory says it has dogfooded gRPC on its own microservices and that it “enables easy creation of highly performant, scalable APIs and microservices” and offers “bandwidth and CPU efficient, low latency way to create massively distributed systems that span data centers, as well as power mobile apps, real-time communications, IoT devices and APIs.”

Reddit: ImageScraper: A friendly command line image scraper

Saturday 28th of February 2015 09:41:25 AM

LXer: The GIMP's bad news could be good news

Saturday 28th of February 2015 09:14:01 AM
This month, the GIMP lost its User eXperience (UX) maintainer.

Reddit: 3 Amazing facts about SElinux.

Saturday 28th of February 2015 07:32:37 AM

LXer: Tiny rugged COM runs Linux on quad-core 2GHz Tegra K1

Saturday 28th of February 2015 07:19:39 AM
GE unveiled a rugged COM Express Type 10 Mini module that runs Linux on a 2GHz Tegra K1 and offers soldered 2GB RAM and support for CUDA and VisionWorks. GE’s Intelligent Platforms business, a division of GE Energy Management headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., is primarily focused on the military/aerospace segment. The 84 x 55mm mCOM10K1 computer-on-module, which conforms to the COM Express Type 10 “Mini” form factor, is designed in part for SWaP-constrained mil/aero applications like image and video processing, sensor processing and electronic warfare. However, it also has broader applications in industrial Internet and Internet of Things applications, says GE. These are said to include industrial process automation, automotive and transportation, and medical imaging.

Reddit: Linux Malware Detect (LMD)

Saturday 28th of February 2015 06:06:41 AM

TuxMachines: LibreOffice 4.4.1 Released With Over 100 Fixes, Install/Update To LibreOffice 4.4.1 In Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Saturday 28th of February 2015 05:41:02 AM


LibreOffice Recently released its first release LibreOffice 4.4.1 of the LibreOffice 4.4 that was released in the last of January 2015. LibreOffice is an open source and the most popular office suit available for all major platforms.     Read at LinuxAndUbuntu

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LXer: Writebox Review - The Best Distraction-Free Text Editor

Saturday 28th of February 2015 05:25:17 AM
Writebox is a simple text editor that provides almost no features. Despite this, it's one of the simplest and most trustworthy WYSIWYG text editors around if you just want something simple for writing.

Reddit: Problem Installing Program

Saturday 28th of February 2015 03:43:10 AM

Hey everyone im a first time Linux user and I have CentOS 6.3 currently installed. Im trying to install and program called autodesk flame training edition on my computer and im running into a few problems and im hoping someone can help me out. There are two file one says install first and the other is the program. Then I run the install first it runs and then says Updating /ect/X11/sdm?Xservers then says the file is not found. When I try to the program installer it run and says installation failed. I looked at the log file and it has a ton of stuff I dont know or understand at all. If you need mt to provide any more info please let me know. Again fort time linux user.

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LXer: Vine Linux 6.3 Screenshot Tour

Saturday 28th of February 2015 03:30:55 AM
Vine Linux 6.3 (Malartic-Lagraviere). Vine Linux 6.3 has following features (highlights): update the software collection; update Linux kernel to 3.4.106 (latest LTS kernel 3.4.y); bundle newer software - Firefox 33.0, Thunderbird 24.0, Sylpheed 3.4.2, LibreOffice 4.3.5, OpenSSL 1.0.1; stability improvement; improvements of look and feel; newer hardware support; new user-friendly tools. Since this is not a commercial version (Vine Linux CR), non-free applications and fonts are not included on the CD/DVD. Instead of proprietary ATOX X/Wnn7/Wnn8/VJE Japanese inputs and Ricoh/Dynacomware fonts, this FTP edition contains Anthy and free TrueType fonts.

Phoronix: Mesa 10.5-RC3 Now Available To Test Improved GPU Drivers

Saturday 28th of February 2015 03:07:39 AM
Just a few days after Mesa 10.5 RC2 was released, the third release candidate to Mesa 10.5 is now available for testing...

LinuxToday: Tiny rugged COM runs Linux on quad-core 2GHz Tegra K1

Saturday 28th of February 2015 03:00:00 AM

 LinuxGizmos: GE unveiled a rugged COM Express Type 10 Mini module that runs Linux on a 2GHz Tegra K1 and offers soldered 2GB RAM and support for CUDA and VisionWorks.

Reddit: Frequency scaling in Ubuntu?

Saturday 28th of February 2015 02:01:56 AM

I am running a Celeron G530 with Ubuntu 14.04. Are CPU governors and what not out of date? Does the kernel integrate with the Intel frequency scaling?

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LXer: Red Hat invites all to work on its OpenShift PaaS cloud

Saturday 28th of February 2015 01:36:33 AM
Red Hat's OpenShift Commons invites open-source programmers and users to work on its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service cloud.

Reddit: Had a kid ask a question at Microcenter today. Couldn't help but laugh.

Saturday 28th of February 2015 01:05:31 AM

The kid, probably 17, came up and asked me; "What's a GNU?"

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Phoronix: New Specifications On The Alleged Ubuntu Tablet

Saturday 28th of February 2015 12:26:24 AM
Back in December, Phoronix delivered the first article about An Ubuntu Tablet Inspired By The Ubuntu Edge Is Coming. From the company responsible for this tablet inspired by the failed Ubuntu Edge smartphone we have some new specifications of the tablet they plan to ship with Ubuntu...

LXer: Canonical, Juniper Partner on SDN and NFV for Carriers

Saturday 28th of February 2015 12:17:02 AM
Juniper and Canonical have partnered on Contrail Cloud Platform, an OpenStack-based SDN and NFV solution for carriers that is based on open standards, according to the companies.

LXer: Ryanteck Budget Robot Kit Review

Friday 27th of February 2015 11:44:26 PM
The cheapest and simplest Raspberry Pi robot you're going to find on the market. Is it a perfect entry-level kit?

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Latest Nvidia Shield player runs Android TV on Tegra X1

Nvidia’s $199 STB version of Nvidia Shield runs Android TV on a Tegra X1, and boasts 4K video, 50 optimized games, and game streaming from a “Grid” service. The 2015 set-top box version of the Nvidia Shield follows two earlier models, including 2013’s original handheld Shield game console, now called the Nvidia Shield Portable, which was based on the Nvidia Tegra 4 system-on-chip. Last year, the chip designer-cum-hardware developer released an Nvidia Shield Tablet built around a more powerful Tegra K1 SoC with Kepler graphics, and featuring new stylus and WiFi Direct gaming controller. Read more Also: NVIDIA 346.47 Linux Drivers Launched with Support for New GPUs

​Companies really want Linux-savvy employees and they want them now

According to the Linux Foundation and tech job company Dice, in the 2015 Linux Jobs Report, "Nearly all hiring managers are looking to recruit Linux professionals." While programmers and Linux system administrators are in high demand, your chances of landing a great job are greater if you have cloud, security, and/or software defined networking (SDN) skills. In particular, "42 percent of hiring managers say experience with or knowledge of OpenStack and CloudStack are having a big impact on their Linux hiring decisions" while "49 percent of Linux professionals believe open cloud will be the biggest growth area for Linux in 2015." Read more

Ubuntu 15.04 Flavors Beta 1 Available to Download

Ubuntu 15.04 flavors have a first beta version, it now available to download and install for testing. In this release, There are only available images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, Xubuntu and ubuntu cloud. Read more

Mozilla's *Really* Important News: Thunderbird Lives

So why does that matter? After all, there are lots of ways of accessing email, so why should we care whether Thunderbird has been semi-abandoned or not? As I wrote at the end of 2013, the world has changed dramatically in the wake of Edward Snowden's leaks about massive surveillance of our online activities. That makes using encryption crucial, and that, in its turn, gives Thunderbird a renewed importance, because it is currently one of the most popular ways for using GNU Privacy Guard, the free software version of the core PGP technology, via Enigmail. Indeed, it's fascinating to see from the Thunderbird blog post on "Active Daily Installations" that privacy-loving Germany headed the list with 1.7 million out of a total of 9.3 million (UK could only manage a rather feeble 254,000.) Read more