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What's OIN Doing While Microsoft is Siccing Patent Trolls on Azure Competitors' Customers?

Monday 20th of March 2017 12:00:00 PM

techrights: Microsoft's patent litigation strategy has become clearer

Audacity 2.1.3 Open-Source Audio Editor Adds New Scrubbing Features, Effects

Monday 20th of March 2017 11:00:00 AM

softpedia: The biggest new feature of the Audacity 2.1.3 update appears to be support for the Windows 10 operating system

Linux 4.11 rc3

Monday 20th of March 2017 05:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: Another week, another rc.

How to Build Your Own Media Center with OpenELEC

Monday 20th of March 2017 01:00:00 AM

Have you ever wanted to make your own home theater system?

6 Alternative Linux Shells for Power Users

Sunday 19th of March 2017 09:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: Bash is pre-installed on most Linux distros, but it is not the only shell around. Here are 6 alternative Linux shells you can use and try out.

Linux Kernel 3.16.42 LTS Is a Massive Update with More Than 330 Improvements

Sunday 19th of March 2017 05:00:00 PM

Sure Linux 3.16 is old, but that doesn't mean it's not loved (and by loved we mean supported with bug fixes!)

Growing Young FOSS Programmers With Help of Scratch and Al Sweigart

Sunday 19th of March 2017 01:00:00 PM

If your young child is showing an interest in learning computers, an introduction to Scratch and these instructional videos by Al Sweigart might be in order.

How to install Apache, PHP 7.1 and MySQL on CentOS 7.3 (LAMP)

Sunday 19th of March 2017 01:00:00 AM

This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache webserver on a CentOS 7 server with PHP and MySQL support.

An introduction to GRUB2 configuration for your Linux machine

Saturday 18th of March 2017 09:00:00 PM

What do you know about GRUB2?

How buying a 3D printer can save you money

Saturday 18th of March 2017 01:00:00 PM

Get the steps you need to take to make an open product for less than the sales tax on an equivalent commercial proprietary product.

How To Automatically Organize Similar Type Of Files In Specific Folders

Saturday 18th of March 2017 06:00:00 AM

Classifier is commandline utility used to organize files in your directory instantly, by classifying them into different folders in Unix-like operating systems.

How to install WordPress with Docker

Saturday 18th of March 2017 02:00:00 AM

TechRepublic: Deploying containers with Docker isn't nearly as complicated as you might think.

Build a Real VPN with OpenVPN

Friday 17th of March 2017 10:00:00 PM Learn how to build a proper virtual private network with OpenVPN in this tutorial.

How Canonical makes money from Ubuntu

Friday 17th of March 2017 09:00:00 PM No one makes money from open source; you make money ‘around’ open source. Canonical just proved it.

Firefox Goes PulseAudio Only, Leaves ALSA Users With No Sound

Friday 17th of March 2017 08:00:00 PM

OMG Ubuntu: A change they left out of the release notes

Kgif - A Simple Shell Script to Create a Gif File from Active Window

Friday 17th of March 2017 07:00:00 PM

2daygeek: Kgif is a simple shell script which create a Gif file from active window.

Qtox: Open Source and Fully Secure Skype Replacement for Linux

Friday 17th of March 2017 06:00:00 PM

TechDriveIn: Tox is a peer-to-peer instant-messaging and video-calling protocol that offers end-to-end encryption.

No, Evil Hackers Aren't After You

Friday 17th of March 2017 05:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: Humankind has outgrown the need to have monsters hiding under our beds.

How to Change Linux I/O Scheduler

Friday 17th of March 2017 04:00:00 PM

LinuxRoutes: The Linux I/O Scheduler is a process of accessing the block I/O from storage volumes.

Fedora 26 Alpha Delayed by a Week Due to Late Blockers, Could Launch on March 28

Friday 17th of March 2017 03:00:00 PM

This is the second delay the Fedora 26 Alpha release received

More in Tux Machines

Red Hat and Fedora

  • Is there need for Red Hat Certification training in Zimbabwe?
    A local institution is investigating the need to train Systems Administrators/Engineers who use Linux towards Red Hat certifications. The course is targeted at individuals with at least 2 years experience using Linux.
  • Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) By The Numbers: Valuation in Focus
  • Fedora @ Konteh 2017 - event report
    This year we managed to get a booth on a very popular student job fair called Konteh. (Thanks to Boban Poznanovic, one of the event managers)
  • Fedora 26 Alpha status is NO-GO
    The result of the second Fedora 26 Alpha Go/No-Go Meeting is NO-GO. Due to blockers found during the last days [1] we have decided to delay the Fedora 26 Alpha release for one more week. There is going to be one more Go/No-Go meeting on the next Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 17:00 UTC to verify we are ready for the release.
  • Fedora 26 Alpha Faces Another Delay
    Fedora 26 was set back by a delay last week and today it's been delayed again for another week. Fedora 26 Alpha has been delayed for another week when at today's Go/No-Go meeting it was given a No-Go status due to outstanding blocker bugs.

GNOME News: Gtef, GNOME 3.24 Release Video, Epiphany 3.24

  • Gtef 2.0 – GTK+ Text Editor Framework
    Gtef is now hosted on, and the 2.0 version has been released alongside GNOME 3.24. So it’s a good time for a new blog post on this new library.
  • GNOME's GTK Gets Gtef'ed
    Developer Sébastien Wilmet has provided an overview of Gtef with this text editing framework having been released in tandem with GNOME 3.24. Gtef provides a higher level API to make it easier for text editing or in developer-focused integrated development environments.
  • The Official GNOME 3.24 Release Video Is Here
    By now you’re probably well aware that a new update to the GNOME desktop has been released — and if you’re not, where’ve you been?! GNOME 3.24 features a number of neat new features, welcome improvements, and important advances, most of which we’ve documented in blog posts during the course of this week.
  • A Web Browser for Awesome People (Epiphany 3.24)
    Are you using a sad web browser that integrates poorly with GNOME or elementary OS? Was your sad browser’s GNOME integration theme broken for most of the past year? Does that make you feel sad? Do you wish you were using an awesome web browser that feels right at home in your chosen desktop instead? If so, Epiphany 3.24 might be right for you. It will make you awesome. (Ask your doctor before switching to a new web browser. Results not guaranteed. May cause severe Internet addiction. Some content unsuitable for minors.)

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AMDGPU Vega Patches and AMD Open-Sources Code

  • More AMDGPU Vega Patches Published
    Less than one week after AMDGPU DRM Vega support was published along with the other Vega enablement patches for the Linux driver stack, more Direct Rendering Manager patches are being shot out today.
  • AMD have announced 'Anvil', an MIT-licensed wrapper library for Vulkan
    AMD are continuing their open source push with 'Anvil' a new MIT-licenses wrapper library for Vulkan. It's aim is to reduce the time developers spend to get a working Vulkan application.
  • AMD Open-Sources Vulkan "Anvil"
    While waiting for AMD to open-source their Vulkan Linux driver, we have a new AMD open-source Vulkan project to look at: Anvil. Anvil is a project out of AMD's GPUOpen division and aims to be a wrapper library for Vulkan to make it easier to bring-up new Vulkan applications/games. Anvil provides C++ Vulkan wrappers similar to other open-source Vulkan projects while also adding in some extra features.