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LXer: Microsofts Linux love affair leads it to joining The Linux Foundation

Thursday 17th of November 2016 03:46:17 AM
You read the title correctly. No, this isn't The Onion and it's not April Fool's Day. Microsoft has joined The Linux Foundation.

Reddit: So with the Macbook's new touch bar is Linux effectively dead on MacBooks?

Thursday 17th of November 2016 03:31:12 AM

Can Linux ever have it's own implementation on the touchbar? Also the touchbar supports TouchID. Can Linux use that?

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TuxMachines: Linux Kernel 4.9 Lands in Ubuntu 17.04's Proposed Repositories, Based on RC5

Thursday 17th of November 2016 03:28:26 AM

Last month, we discussed here the fact that we'll be covering the entire development cycle of the upcoming Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) operating system, which is expected to launch sometime in April 2017.

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LXer: Packstack install RDO Newton with Keystone API V2 on CentOS 7.2

Thursday 17th of November 2016 02:37:40 AM
Posting below is addressing multiple questions raising up at ask.openstack.orgregarding packstack AIO or Multi Node RDO Newton installations on CentOS 7.2. Instructions bellow explain how to use RDO Newton trunk "current-passed-ci"for packstack installation.

TuxMachines: The Linux Foundation Issues Free E-Book on Open Source License Compliance Best Practices

Thursday 17th of November 2016 02:25:45 AM

The Linux Foundation today released a free e-book, Open Source Compliance in the Enterprise, that serves as a practical guide for organizations on how best to use open source code and participate in open source communities while complying with the spirit and the letter of open source licensing.

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TuxMachines: Ubuntu 17.04 to Offer an Evolved Unity 8 Session as More Apps Will Run as Snaps

Thursday 17th of November 2016 02:14:43 AM

As reported earlier in the week, Canonical held its Ubuntu Online Summit (UOS) event between November 15 and November 16, 2016, during which members of the Ubuntu community were able to learn more about what's coming to the Ubuntu 17.04 Linux.

Also: Canonical Announces the Public Preview of Microsoft SQL Server on Ubuntu Linux

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TuxMachines: Mozilla Firefox 51.0 Promises WebGL 2 Support, Less CPU Usage, and FLAC Playback

Thursday 17th of November 2016 02:12:09 AM

While Firefox's 50 milestone failed to introduce any major features to the open-source, free and cross-platform web browser used by millions of people worldwide, it looks like Mozilla has some big plans for the next major release.

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Reddit: 3D home design software for linux

Thursday 17th of November 2016 02:04:52 AM

Can you recommend me good software for 3D home design?

I know that exist Sweet Home 3D but is theanything else, i willing to pay for it few bucks if necessary.

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Phoronix: Freedreno Encouraging Users To Switch To Modesetting X.Org Driver

Thursday 17th of November 2016 02:00:00 AM
The days of the xf86-video-freedreno DDX driver are numbered, at least for end-user relevance...

LXer: Don't Believe the Lies; Microsoft Hates Linux and Merely Pulls E.E.E. Tactics Against It, Including .NET Promotion

Thursday 17th of November 2016 01:29:03 AM
A warning about lots of prepared (in advance) Microsoft brainwash, or intentionally misleading material that strives to portray Microsoft as a friend of GNU/Linux even though the company actively attacks GNU/Linux and tries to bring the competitor under its own control

LXer: Rugged, Linux-friendly SBCs tap Atoms of today and yesterday

Thursday 17th of November 2016 12:20:26 AM
WinSystems unveiled the first PC/104 SBC to use Apollo Lake SoCs, featuring PCIe/104 OneBank and dual GbE, and launched an EBX SBC based on Bay Trail Atoms. WinSystems announced the PC/104 form factor PX1-C415 and EBX-style EBC-C413 — two SBCs featuring Intel Atoms from the current, 14nm “Apollo Lake” Atom-E3900 generation and the 22nm “Bay Trail” Atom E3800 generation, respectively.

Reddit: The GNU Manifesto - GNU Project

Thursday 17th of November 2016 12:04:31 AM

Phoronix: Cypress Has Begun Publishing Broadcom Datasheets

Thursday 17th of November 2016 12:00:00 AM
Earlier this summer Cypress semiconductor acquired Broadcom's wireless "Internet of Things" business. With that associated IP, Cypress has begun making public NDA-free data-sheets on associated chipsets...

Reddit: ReactOS 0.4.3 Released (X-Post from /r/ReactOS)

Wednesday 16th of November 2016 11:32:03 PM

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