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How to grow healthy open source project infrastructures

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:00:00 PM

Interest grows for open source projects who are open sourcing their entire, or portions of, the infrastructure used in their project.

Ten Years Later, Microsoft Admission on Dirty Tricks and Borderline Corruption Which It Uses to This Day in Order to Suppress GNU/Linux Adoption in Desktops

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:00:00 PM

techrights: Remarkable new admission from the former head of Microsoft Office development

Aptik - A Tool to Backup and Restore System Settings and Data in Ubuntu

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 11:00:00 AM

Aptik is a tool, that backup and restore system settings and data in Ubuntu-based distribution.

How to configure Lighttpd web server with free Let's Encrypt SSL certificate on Debian or Ubuntu Linux

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 06:00:00 AM

Nixcraft: Let's Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority for your website or any other projects.

FPGA-based 96Boards SBC boasts quantum-resistant crypto

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 02:00:00 AM

Arrow is prepping a 96Boards CE "Chamelon96" SBC that runs Linux on an Intel Cyclone V ARM/FPGA SoC, and offers WiFi, BT, and quantum-resistant security.

Rambox - A Messaging and Emailing App That Combines 73 Apps Into One

Monday 13th of March 2017 10:00:00 PM

Rambox is a free messaging and emailing app created using Electron

Getting started with Perl on the Raspberry Pi

Monday 13th of March 2017 09:00:00 PM

Learn how you can use Perl as well as any other language on the Raspberry Pi.

How to install Spacewalk on CentOS

Monday 13th of March 2017 08:00:00 PM

HowToForge: Spacewalk manages software content updates for Red Hat derived distributions such as Fedora, CentOS, and Scientific Linux.

Kernel debugging with QEMU: An overview of tools available

Monday 13th of March 2017 07:00:00 PM

Once you've setup a virtual machine in QEMU using debootstrap, there are a number of tools available for testing, tracing and debugging

Tiny SBC runs Linux on Allwinner V3, costs $6 or $8 with WiFi

Monday 13th of March 2017 05:00:00 PM

An Indiegogo campaign is pitching a COM-like, 44.6  25.5mm "LicheePi Zero" SBC for $6 or $8 with WiFi that runs Linux on a 1.2GHz, Cortex-A7 Allwinner V3.

Relational vs. Non-Relational Databases: The Tide Is Shifting

Monday 13th of March 2017 04:00:00 PM

LinuxCareer: In an ever-changing world, the data surrounding relational and non-relational databases is no different.

TinkerOS 1.4 Released

Monday 13th of March 2017 03:00:00 PM

 OSSblog: TinkerOS is a Linux distribution for the Asus Tinker Board based on Debian.

New and improved Samba file server released

Monday 13th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

Samba, the classic Linux/Unix Windows-compatible file server, has been given a major update.

SpiderOak A Secure Cloud-Storage That is all About Privacy

Monday 13th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

SpiderOak is especially meant for data backup in real time to safeguard your files from potential data loss and the risks of ransomeware.

11 Awesome Open-Source Linux Games You Should Not Miss

Monday 13th of March 2017 01:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: Gaming is not the forte of Linux, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy great games.

Understanding package naming convention (rpm & deb)

Monday 13th of March 2017 12:00:00 PM

This article will help you understand package naming convention followed while naming RPM or DEB packages.

There's Progress Running Unreal Engine 4 With SteamVR On Linux

Monday 13th of March 2017 11:00:00 AM

Phoronix: Progress is being made with running Unreal Engine 4 for VR on Linux with SteamVR.

Linux Top 3: Manjaro 17, Parrot Security 3.5 and Tails 2.11

Monday 13th of March 2017 05:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: An interesting week of incremental updates

Linux 4.11 rc2

Monday 13th of March 2017 01:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: As usual, the week after rc1 tends to be fairly quiet when people are still looking for bugs and taking a breather after the merge window.

How to perform a faster data compression with pbzip2

Sunday 12th of March 2017 09:00:00 PM

LinuxConfig: What if you would be able to perform a data compression four times faster, with the same compression ratio as you normally do.

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.