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  • Here Is Why The Linux 4.2 Kernel Is Messing Up On Some Ubuntu Systems

    The Linux 4.2 kernel that's currently under development ships many new features, but as I've been writing about for a while and tweeting, the 4.2 Git code hasn't been booting on many systems in my test lab for over one week. Various Phoronix readers have also been able to reproduce these different kernel panics that happen almost immediately into the boot process. Here's the root problem affecting Linux 4.2 on my daily Linux benchmarking systems...

  • Broadcom Is Baking North Star 2 Support For The Linux Kernel
  • Kernel 4.0 Will Reach EOL Next Week, Kernel 4.0.9 Being The Latest Update From The Series

    As you may know, Kernel 4.0.8 has bee recently released, but Kernel 4.0 will reach end of line soon.

    Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced that Kernel 4.0.9 (which will be released next week), will be the last release from the series, the users being advised to upgrade to Kernel 4.1:

    “Note, there will only be one more 4.0-stable release, please start moving to 4.1-stable at this point in time, you have been warned.”

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Announcing the release of Oracle Linux 7 Update 8

Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7 Update 8. Individual RPM packages are available on the Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN) and the Oracle Linux yum server. ISO installation images will soon be available for download from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud and Docker images are available via Oracle Container Registry and Docker Hub. Oracle Linux 7 Update 8 ships with the following kernel packages, which include bug fixes, security fixes and enhancements... Read more

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LibreOffice: LibreOffice Macro Team, Writer and Impress

  • LibreOffice Macro Team: progress report

    Macros help users to automate common tasks in LibreOffice. In September 2019 we announced a new team in our community to work on macro support. A progress report was published in November 2019, so let’s review everything that happened since then. If you are interested in contributing to the macro team (development, testing or documentation), we’d love to hear from you – please send an email to and we’ll get in touch.

  • Padded numbering in Writer, part 2

    I already posted about the start of padded numbering support in Writer, there the focus was to insert 0 characters to pad up the result to 2 characters. Let’s see how that got extended in the recent past… First, thanks Nicolas Christener who made this work by Collabora possible.

  • Presentation templates for Impress

    Possibly you search some nice presentation templates for LibreOffice Impress, because in-build templates aren't good for you?

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