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Best Linux Distribution

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

The Most Popular Linux Desktop Programs

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

'Razer Doesn't Care About Linux'

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

Hackers Manage To Run Linux On a Nintendo Switch

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Could Come with Snap Apps Preinstalled

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

Microsoft Releases Skype As a Snap For Linux

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

The SCO Vs IBM Zombie Shambles On

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

Linus Finally Releases Linux 4.15 Kernel, Blames Intel For Delay

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

Are the BSDs Dying? Some Security Researchers Think So

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

Linux 4.15 Becomes Slowest Release Since 2011

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

LWN.Net Celebrates Its 20th Birthday

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

Linus Torvalds Calls Intel Patches 'Complete and Utter Garbage'

Sunday 18th of February 2018 07:58:02 AM

Red Hat Reverts Spectre Patches to Address Boot Issues

Thursday 15th of February 2018 12:58:01 PM

Google Moves To Debian For In-house Linux Desktop

Wednesday 14th of February 2018 06:58:01 PM

Wine 3.0 Released

Tuesday 13th of February 2018 04:58:01 PM

Slack Now Available As a Snap For Linux

Monday 12th of February 2018 05:58:01 AM

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Linux: To recurse or not

Linux and recursion are on very good speaking terms. In fact, a number of Linux command recurse without ever being asked while others have to be coaxed with just the right option. When is recursion most helpful and how can you use it to make your tasks easier? Let’s run through some useful examples and see. Read more

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  • MX Linux Review of MX-17 – For The Record
    MX Linux Review of MX-17. MX-17 is a cooperative venture between the antiX and former MEPIS Linux communities. It’s XFCE based, lightning fast, comes with both 32 and 64-bit CPU support…and the tools. Oh man, the tools available in this distro are both reminders of Mepis past and current tech found in modern distros.
  • Samsung Halts Android 8.0 Oreo Rollouts for Galaxy S8 Due to Unexpected Reboots
    Samsung stopped the distribution of the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system update for its Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones due to unexpected reboots reported by several users. SamMobile reported the other day that Samsung halted all Android 8.0 Oreo rollouts for its Galaxy S8/S8+ series of Android smartphones after approximately a week since the initial release. But only today Samsung published a statement to inform user why it stopped the rollouts, and the cause appears to be related to a limited number of cases of unexpected reboots after installing the update.
  • Xen Project Contributor Spotlight: Kevin Tian
    The Xen Project is comprised of a diverse set of member companies and contributors that are committed to the growth and success of the Xen Project Hypervisor. The Xen Project Hypervisor is a staple technology for server and cloud vendors, and is gaining traction in the embedded, security and automotive space. This blog series highlights the companies contributing to the changes and growth being made to the Xen Project and how the Xen Project technology bolsters their business.
  • Initial Intel Icelake Support Lands In Mesa OpenGL Driver, Vulkan Support Started
    A few days back I reported on Intel Icelake patches for the i965 Mesa driver in bringing up the OpenGL support now that several kernel patch series have been published for enabling these "Gen 11" graphics within the Direct Rendering Manager driver. This Icelake support has been quick to materialize even with Cannonlake hardware not yet being available.
  • LunarG's Vulkan Layer Factory Aims To Make Writing Vulkan Layers Easier
    Introduced as part of LunarG's recent Vulkan SDK update is the VLF, the Vulkan Layer Factory. The Vulkan Layer Factory aims to creating Vulkan layers easier by taking care of a lot of the boilerplate code for dealing with the initialization, etc. This framework also provides for "interceptor objects" for overriding functions pre/post API calls for Vulkan entry points of interest.