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TuxMachines: Watch: Mycroft AI Running on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Linux OS

Friday 3rd of June 2016 01:53:11 AM

Developer Aditya Mehra launched a couple of days ago an extension for the GNOME Shell user interface of the acclaimed GNOME desktop environment so that you can interact with Mycroft AI.

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TuxMachines: Inner Source—Adopting Open Source Development Practices in Organizations

Friday 3rd of June 2016 01:49:44 AM

OPEN SOURCE has had an enormous impact on the software industry. Software development organizations have widely adopted open source software (OSS) in a variety of ways.1 Besides adopting OSS products, as either productivity tools or off-the-shelf components, numerous organizations have adopted open source practices to develop their software. This is called inner source because the software is sourced internally, although different terms have been used, such as “progressive open source” and “corporate open source.”2 Unlike with traditional approaches, developers of an inner-source project don’t belong to a single team or department. Anybody in the organization can be a contributing member of this community, as either a user or contributor. Eric Raymond compared traditional software development approaches to building cathedrals, while calling open-source-style development a “bazaar.” 3 So, you can view inner source as a bazaar within a corporate cathedral. 4

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TuxMachines: You Can Now Run BackTrack Successor Kali Linux Pentest OS in Your Web Browser

Friday 3rd of June 2016 01:38:32 AM

Everyone loves hearing about pentesting and ethical hacking distros these days, and it looks like it is even becoming a trend among aspiring security professionals.

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TuxMachines: Enlightenment 0.21 Desktop Environment Coming Soon with Better Wayland Support

Friday 3rd of June 2016 01:35:45 AM

Enlightenment developer Mike Blumenkrantz announced the availability of the first and probably the last RC (Release Candidate) build for the upcoming Enlightenment 0.21.0 desktop environment.

Also: Enlightenment 0.21 Up To RC State With Better Wayland Support

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TuxMachines: San Francisco funds open source voting

Friday 3rd of June 2016 01:31:46 AM

San Francisco’s open source voting project is quickly becoming a reality. Mayor Ed Lee’s proposed budget includes $300,000 towards planning and development of an open source voting system that would allow the city to own and share the software.

Dominion Voting Systems, formerly known as Sequoia Voting, has provided San Francisco’s voting technology for years, but its contract with the city and county expires at the end of the year, according to KQED News.

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TuxMachines: Debian GNU/Linux 7 "Wheezy" LTS Now Supporting Armel and ARMhf Architectures

Friday 3rd of June 2016 01:29:02 AM

Today, June 2, 2016, Debian Project's Markus Koschany has had the great pleasure of announcing that Debian is adding support for two new ARM architectures to the Debian GNU/Linux 7 "Wheezy" operating system.

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TuxMachines: Canonical Patches ImageTragick Exploit in All Supported Ubuntu OSes, Update Now

Friday 3rd of June 2016 01:24:57 AM

Today, June 2, 2016, Canonical published an Ubuntu Security Notice to inform the community about an important security update to the ImageMagick packages for all supported Ubuntu OSes.

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Reddit: First Linux Mint, then Linkedin and now TeamViewer. Seems like we are on a hacking spree right now!

Friday 3rd of June 2016 12:08:50 AM

Not to sound like a conspiracy theorist, but if you were to guess how many more websites are going to be hacked by the end of 2016, then what will your answer be? I bet it will be greater than zero.

Time for introspection: The mega-thread on /r/teamviewer says that even linux users were hacked and the worse thing is that TV doesn't leave a log on linux installations after an uninstall, so its difficult to find out what happened now.

The larger matter, however, is that of security. The biggest question presently looming over my mind is how the heck one gets hacked if 2FA is enabled? I'm yet to find answer to that question.

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LXer: Vivaldi 1.2 Brings Ability To Set Custom Mouse Gestures For Commands/Actions?

Friday 3rd of June 2016 12:01:19 AM
Vivaldi is an advanced web browser build by the co-founder & CEO of Opera Software, Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner. The browser is built on the latest web technologies like, HTML5, Node.js, React.js, and numerous NPM modules. Vivaldi latest release 1.2 brings one more new feature that enables users to create custom mouse gestures for different commands. Let's see how we can create custom mouse gestures in Vivaldi.

Reddit: I also made a site to learn Linux (a few months ago)

Thursday 2nd of June 2016 11:50:00 PM

It's similar to warbydarby's site but more tailored for total beginners.

Check it out!


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Phoronix: OwnCloud Issues Statement Over Today's Nextcloud Fork, OwnCloud Inc Closes Up Shop

Thursday 2nd of June 2016 11:45:27 PM
This morning it went public that ownCloud was forked into Nextcloud by many of the former contributors including ownCloud's founder. The ownCloud company has now responded...

LXer: How to fix locales in Debian/Ubuntu Linux VPS

Thursday 2nd of June 2016 11:04:08 PM
In the following article we’ll show you how to fix missing or improperly installed locales on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux VPS.

Reddit: Does anyone remember Slune?!

Thursday 2nd of June 2016 11:03:51 PM

Hey r/linux,

When I was being introduced to Linux in my younger years, I was introduced to a game called Slune

I wanted to reinstall the game yesterday to see how nieve I was!, however it did not work on my Fedora or Ubuntu machines. I tried adding from the DuckCorp repository and building the package.

Does anyone have any advice for me?

Any help will be much appreciated!

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Reddit: Good netbook browsers?

Thursday 2nd of June 2016 10:53:19 PM

So about two weeks ago I picked up an old el cheapo netbook for shits. It's been performing very well with Arch and LXQt, but it really can't handle chromium, opera, firefox, etc. I really like the polish that goes into these browsers, but it's become apparent that I need something lighter. Any suggestions?

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Reddit: FYI- Opera now offers up to date rpm packages

Thursday 2nd of June 2016 10:13:47 PM

LXer: How to install TicketsCAD on CentOS

Thursday 2nd of June 2016 10:06:57 PM
Tickets CAD is a free open-source computer-aided dispatch (CAD) software and it is a part of the open ISES (Open Information Systems for Emergency Services) Project.

Reddit: ownCloud Statement concerning nextcloud

Thursday 2nd of June 2016 09:46:43 PM

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NVIDIA Linux Performance-Per-Dollar: What The RX 480 Will Have To Compete Against

There's a lot of benchmarking going on this weekend at Phoronix in preparation for next week's Radeon RX 480 Linux review. Here are some fresh results on the NVIDIA side showing the current performance-per-dollar data for the NVIDIA Maxwell and Pascal graphics cards for seeing what the RX 480 "Polaris 10" card will be competing against under Linux. Read more

RaspAnd Project Brings Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Raspberry Pi 3, Now with GAAPS

Android-x86 and GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton has informed Softpedia today, June 25, 2016, about the immediate availability of a new build of his RaspAnd distribution for Raspberry Pi single-board computers. RaspAnd Build 160625 is the first to move the Android-x86-based distro to the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow mobile operating system created by Google. And in the good tradition of the RaspAnd project, both Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and Raspberry Pi 2 Model B are supported. Read more

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Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" to Ship with GCC 6 by Default, Binutils 2.27

Debian developer Matthias Klose has announced that the new GCC 6 compiler, which will be made the default GCC compiler for the upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" operating system, is now available in the Debian Testing repos. Debian users who are currently using Debian Testing can make GCC 6 the default compiler by installing the gcc/g++ packages from experimental. If installing it, they are also urged to help fix reported built failures in Debian Testing and Debian Unstable. Read more