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Mozilla Firefox 79 Is Now Available for Download with New Password Export Feature

Monday 27th of July 2020 11:00:00 PM

Firefox 79 entered public beta testing at the end of June 2020, shortly after Mozilla launched Firefox 78 as the newest ESR (Extended Support Release) series.

7 New Feature Changes Coming to Fedora 33 Release

Monday 27th of July 2020 05:00:00 PM

Red Hat Insights: compliance

Monday 27th of July 2020 03:00:00 PM

Which programming languages are useful for sysadmins?

Monday 27th of July 2020 01:00:00 PM

Do you have a favorite or "go to" language for your sysadmin work?

Latest IPFire Linux Firewall Release Adds Security Updates, Support for More Hardware

Sunday 26th of July 2020 01:00:00 PM

IPFire 2.25 Core Update 147 includes a recent version of the Squid web proxy software that was patched against HTTP Request Smuggling and Poisoning attacks (CVE-2020-15049).

How to Install Rudder System Auditing Tool on Ubuntu 20.04

Saturday 25th of July 2020 04:00:00 PM

How to Limit File Upload Size in Nginx

Saturday 25th of July 2020 01:00:00 PM

How to limit user file upload size in Nginx to prevent some types of denial-of-service (DOS) attacks and many other related issues.

Google reportedly keeps tabs on usage of rival Android apps to develop competitors

Saturday 25th of July 2020 12:00:00 AM

Data has been used to monitor usage on Gmail’s competitors, sources claim.

How to set up a CDN node for your websites with only one command using OneClickCDN

Friday 24th of July 2020 05:00:00 PM

With the help of OneClickCDN, CDN environment can be set up by running just one command in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64 bit, Debian 10 64 bit, and CentOS 7/8 64 bit systems.

Xfce Review: A Lean, Mean Linux Machine

Friday 24th of July 2020 03:00:00 PM

Xfce is popular for those looking to create a lightweight Linux system. This Xfce review examines its user experience, performance and whether it is for you.

The Best Linux Distributions for Beginners in 2020

Friday 24th of July 2020 01:00:00 PM

There was a time when Linux posed a great deal of complexity for beginners, but no more.

Resource Limits in Kuberenetes

Friday 24th of July 2020 12:00:00 AM

An example of a resource limit and request for CPU and Memory. We will also use Metric Server.

Linux Commands: jobs, bg, and fg

Thursday 23rd of July 2020 10:00:00 PM

Learn to manage jobs at the Linux command line to pause and resume tasks interactively.

From a dream to reality: How Linux changed my life

Thursday 23rd of July 2020 05:00:00 PM

Sometimes Linux is about setting goals, overcoming obstacles, and dreaming of owning a BMW motorcycle.

REMnux toolkit for malware analysis version 7 released

Thursday 23rd of July 2020 04:00:00 PM

10 Best Linux Server Distributions of 2020

Thursday 23rd of July 2020 03:00:00 PM

Although Linux operating systems (distributions) are not entirely doing well on desktop computers, they are commanding the stats when it comes to powering servers, mainframe computers as well as supercomputers in data centers around the world.

GUADEC 2020 Kicks Off Today as GNOME's First Virtual Conference

Thursday 23rd of July 2020 12:00:00 AM

GUDEC 2020 is the first major Linux conference to switch to an online format.

TUXEDO Computers Unveils the TUXEDO Pulse 15 Linux Ultrabook with AMD Ryzen 4000H Series

Wednesday 22nd of July 2020 09:00:00 PM

Meet TUXEDO Pulse 15, a super thin, lightweight, portable and powerful Linux machine featuring a 7 nm AMD Ryzen 7 4800H APU with 8 cores and 16 threads.

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libinput 1.16.0

libinput 1.16.0 is now available.

No significant changes since the second RC, so here's slightly polished RC1
announcement text.

This has been a long cycle, mostly because there weren't any huge changes on
the main development branch and a lot of the minor annoyances have found
their way into the 1.15.x releases anyway.

libinput now monitors timestamps of the events vs the current time when
libinput_dispatch() is called by the compositor. Where the difference
*may* result in issues, a (rate-limited) warning is printed to the log.
So you may see messages popping up in the form of
  "event processing lagging behind by XYZms, your system is too slow"
This is a warning only and has no immediate effect. Previously we would only
notice (and warn about) this when it affected an internal timer. Note that
these warnings do not show an issue with libinput, it shows that the the
compositor is not calling libinput_dispatch() quick enough.

The wheel tilt axis source was deprecated. No device ever had the required
udev properties set so we should stop pretending we support this.

Touchpads now support the "flat" acceleration profile. The default remains
unchanged and this needs to be selected in the configuration interface. The
"flat" profile applies a constant factor to movement deltas (1.0 for the
default speed setting).

Events from lid or tablet-mode switches that are known to libinput as being
unreliable are now filtered and no longer passed to the caller.
This prevents callers from receiving those known-bogus events and having to
replicate the same heuristics to identify unreliable devices that libinput
employs internally.

A new "libinput analyze" debugging tool is the entry tool for analysing
various aspects of devices. Right now the only tool is
"libinput analyze per-slot-delta" which can be used to detect pointer jumps
in a libiput record output. This tool used to live elsewhere, it was moved
to libinput so that reporters can easier run this tool, reducing the load on
the maintainers.

The tools have seen a few minor improvements, e.g.
- "libinput record touchpad.yml" does the right thing, no explicit --output
  argument required
- libinput measure touchpad-pressure has been revamped to be a bit more
- libinput measure touchpad-size has been added (as replacement for the
  touchpad-edge-detector tool)
- libinput measure fuzz has been fixed to work (again and) slightly more

The libinput test suite has been fixed to avoid interference with the
currently running session. Previously it was virtually impossible to work
while the test suite is running - multiple windows would pop up, the screen
would blank regularly, etc.

And of course a collection of fixes, quirks and new bugs.

As usual, see the git shortlog for details.

Diego Abad A (1):
      FIX: typo on building documentation

Peter Hutterer (2):
      test: semi-fix the switch_suspend_with_touchpad test
      libinput 1.16.0

git tag: 1.16.0
Read more Also: >Libinput 1.16 Released - Ready To Warn You If Your System Is Too Slow

18 Frameworks, Libraries, and Projects for Building Medical Applications

Open-source is not just a license or a code-based that left free on an online repository, It's a complete concept which comes with several advantages. Moreover, the most advantage you can get from Open-source is beyond the open-code it's FREEDOM; freedom to use or re-shape it as you see fit within your project commercial or otherwise, and that depends on the license of course. You are free from the headache of license conflict legal problems but also from the dilemma of dealing with restrections and limitations which come with property licenses. You are free from the system lock-in schemes, furthermore, you own your data, and freedom to customize the software as your structure requires and workflow demands. The Community: The Open-source project gains a powerful community as they gain users, the community users vary between advanced users, end-users, developers and end-users on decision-making level. Many of the community users are providing quality inputs from their usage and customized use-case and workflow or test-runs, Furthermore, they always have something to add as new features, UI modification, different usability setup, and overall introducing new workflows and tools, and That's what makes the progress of the open-source different than non-free solutions. While, Good community means good support, The community is a good resource to hire advanced users, developers, and system experts. It also provides alternative options when hiring developers. Unlike non-free software which are not blessed with such communities and where the options there are limited, The rich open-source community provides rich questions and answers sets that contributed by users from all around the world. Higher education value for the in-house team The open-source concept itself provides educational value, I owe most of what I know to open-source communities.The access to the source code and open-channels communication with the core developers is the best educational value any developer can get. Read more

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