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Phoronix: Chrome/Chromium Lands Initial Support For Native Linux Desktop Notifications

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 01:08:38 PM
Landing today within Git for Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser is initial support for supporting native desktop notifications under Linux...

Reddit: Linux Distros & Video Game Compatibility

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 12:51:16 PM

Hi /r/linux!

A quick questions about video game compatibility with Linux. When a game says that it is able to run on the Linux OS, does it mean only on a specific distro (i.e. Ubuntu) of Linux?

I ask because I was browsing through GOG and saw that a game had Linux support but mentioned versions of Ubuntu only.

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LXer: Trivial Transfers with TFTP, Part 2: Configuration

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 12:24:01 PM
In the first article of this series, we looked at some of the, admittedly limited, features of TFTP along with some reasons why you might want to use it. Here, we take a look at the main config file and how to enable and disable services for improved security.

Phoronix: NVIDIA Tegra X2 GPU Firmware Published

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 12:08:55 PM
The necessary GPU firmware for providing accelerated support for NVIDIA's Tegra X2 SoC found on the Jetson TX2 developer board has landed within linux-firmware.git...

Phoronix: Etnaviv DRM Updates For Linux 4.12

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 11:25:59 AM
Lucas Stach has sent in the Etnaviv DRM updates to DRM-Next that will target the Linux 4.12 kernel, just in time for this weekend's DRM deadline...

LXer: Why you should become an open source sustainer

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 11:09:41 AM
The year was 1999. My father had just built me a computer with a 500MHz AMD Athlon processor, a 2GB HDD, 32MB of RAM and Windows 98. I was in heaven. Then, a friend of mine wanted to introduce me to Linux and asked if he could partition my hard drive in half so he could install Debian 2.1 (Slink). I told him, "Why not?" and while it was installing I asked how much he paid for it. He chuckled and said, "It's Linux, man. It's free!"I figured it was bootlegged and left it at more

Reddit: Download Fedora 26 Alpha - new release

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 11:03:11 AM

Phoronix: Additional Mesa Shader Cache Optimizations En Route

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 10:34:58 AM
Timothy Arceri has posted a series of a patches to further improve the Mesa shader cache's hot and cold load times...

Phoronix: X.Org Server 1.19 Lands In Ubuntu 17.04

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 10:19:59 AM
There is just one week to go until the Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" release yet landing now is X.Org Server 1.19.3...

Reddit: Understanding CPU Usage in Linux

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 10:04:48 AM

LXer: CentOS Linux 5, Scientific Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reach End of Life

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 09:55:21 AM
The end of March 2017 concluded with the end of life for various GNU/Linux distributions based on the Red Hat's RHEL5 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5) series.

TuxMachines: Why you should become an open source sustainer

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 09:21:37 AM

Sustainers educate the public through blog posts, talks, and social media about the digital infrastructure that they use every day and for the most part, take for granted. They convince the companies that they work for to donate money, infrastructure, developer time, and source code to the community at large. They also reach out to companies they don't work for and evangelize about the benefits of helping open source projects live and grow. They don't give up until they have a solution.

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LXer: Why Choose Kubernetes to Manage Containerized Applications?

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 08:41:01 AM
We're learning about Kubernetes in this series, and why it is a good choice for managing your containerized applications. In part 1, we talked about what Kubernetes does, and its architecture. Now we'll compare Kubernetes to competing container managers.

TuxMachines: today's leftovers

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 08:27:44 AM

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TuxMachines: Security Leftovers

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 08:24:08 AM

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LXer: How to Install Odoo 10 on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 07:26:41 AM
Odoo is one of the most popular and most powerful Open Source ERP business software based on the Python programming language. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Odoo 10 on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. This new version of Odoo includes numerous improvements including new manufacturing apps and faster website operations.

TuxMachines: A Penguin tries out TrueOS, part II

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 07:19:02 AM

In the first part of this article I’ve covered system installation, first login and GNOME/XFCE desktop environments usage and I’ve had a brief look at the init system of TrueOS.
In this second part I’m reviewing TrueOS’ most exclusive and distinctive feature, the updates’ management.

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TuxMachines: Leftovers: OSS

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 07:10:56 AM

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Ubuntu Images for Oracle

  • Certified Ubuntu Images available on Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Service
    Certified Ubuntu images are now available in the Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services, providing developers with compute options ranging from single to 16 OCPU virtual machines (VMs) to high-performance, dedicated bare metal compute instances. This is in addition to the image already offered on Oracle Compute Cloud Service and maintains the ability for enterprises to add Canonical-backed Ubuntu Advantage Support and Systems Management. Oracle and Canonical customers now have access to the latest Ubuntu features, compliance accreditations and security updates.
  • Canonical's Certified Ubuntu Images Land in Oracle's Bare Metal Cloud Service
    Canonical announced the official availability of Certified Ubuntu images in Oracle's Bare Metal Cloud Services, which accompany the images that the company already provides in the Oracle Compute Cloud Service. Canonical's Certified Ubuntu images in Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services are a great addition because they promise to provide developers with dedicated, high-performance bare-metal compute instances, as well as virtual machines with up to 16 Oracle Compute Unit (OCPU). They also add the ability for Oracle's enterprise customers to access the latest and greatest Ubuntu features.

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