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Linux Mint Xfce 16 RC “Petra” Still Looks Beautiful and Minimalistic, Download Now

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Linux Mint Xfce, a modern, elegant, and comfortable operating system based on Ubuntu and Debian, has just reached version 16 RC.

The Xfce version of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” has finally arrived, shortly after the release of its KDE brethren. It will be some time before the stable version, but at least we have something to test.

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Knock: TCP Port Knocking Proposed For Linux Kernel

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Port Knocking is the process of opening network ports on a firewall by first attempting to connect to a set of predefined unopen ports. It's effectively a key for opening network ports with the password being the pegging of other closed network ports in the correct sequence.

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Linux Foundation, Panasonic, Qualcomm Form AllSeen Alliance

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open source project, which was originally developed by and is contributed to the Alliance by Qualcomm.
The Linux Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, announced the formation of the AllSeen Alliance, a consortium dedicated to advancing adoption and innovation in the "Internet of Everything" in homes and industry.

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The People Who Support Linux: PhD Student Powers Big Data with Linux

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Open source technologies are powering the current trend toward big data and Michiel Herwegen, a PhD student in analytical CRM (customer relationship management) at Ghent University in Belgium, has a front row seat.

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KVM/QEMU 3D Support Still Being Figured Out

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The latest stumbling block that's been encountered by David in his pursuit of 3D virtual support emulation to match that of the 3D driver offerings of VMware and VirtualBox is how to handle disconnected VM operations. Libvirt-based virtualization solutions like virt-manager don't depend upon the current running user session (or its X.Org Server) when running a VM but effectively run as their own user.

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PCLinuxOS 2013.12 KDE, MATE and LXDE released

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I suspect there will be a lot of happy PCLinuxOS users out there today. I'll snag a copy for a possible review on Desktop Linux Reviews. It's been a while since I looked at it, so it should be fun to give it another whirl with this new release.

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File-Systems Appear To Slowdown On Linux 3.13 Kernel

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Our initial file-system testing of EXT4, XFS, Btrfs, and F2FS from the Linux 3.13 kernel appear to reveal that the performance overall is slower than when using the Linux 3.12 kernel on the same software/hardware configuration.

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Metro Last Light Comes To Linux, And It Largely Survives The Transition

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  • Metro Last Light Comes To Linux, And It Largely Survives The Transition

    Bringing a game to Linux is always a tricky proposition. More than even Windows PCs, with their infinite permutations of hardware and the drivers that go with them, Linux can be a bitch to achieve any kind of standardization on. This is because now, in addition to considering the liquid hardware and the drivers, the core OS itself can vary from one unit to the next. No two Linux machines run the same variation of the OS and software, and this, alongside the variable hardware configurations, can make porting a game to it (which is by definition resource intensive) a complete mess.

  • Unvanquished FPS/RTS Hybrid Release Alpha 22 With A New Map

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Set to Include Docker Container Virtualization

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Brian Stevens, CTO of Red Hat, talks about the next major release of Red Hat's flagship Linux operating system.

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Qt For Tizen Keeps Pushing Ahead

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While the release of Qt 5.2 is imminent and it features full support for Apple iOS and Google Android along side Qt's other mobile platform support, but missing from the party is Tizen support. Qt for Tizen is still in an alpha state but today they've put out their fifth development release.

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Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Delayed Until February 2, Will Bring Linux 4.8, Newer Mesa

If you've been waiting to upgrade your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system to the 16.04.2 point release, which should have hit the streets a couple of days ago, you'll have to wait until February 2. We hate to give you guys bad news, but Canonical's engineers are still working hard these days to port all the goodies from the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) repositories to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, which is a long-term supported version, until 2019. These include the Linux 4.8 kernel packages and an updated graphics stack based on a newer X.Org Server version and Mesa 3D Graphics Library. Read more