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Reddit: Open-Source Processor Core Ready For IoT

Monday 4th of April 2016 03:45:58 PM

Reddit: Need help exposing postgres port externally

Monday 4th of April 2016 02:57:28 PM

Cany anyone provide a bit of assistence here. I have a RHEL 6 server and i cant get the postgres database port exposed externally. I have made the below changes but i cant connect from my desktop not can i telnet to port 5432 to check the connection. My machine is a VM on an internal cloud and i have verified that there are no intervening firewalls/routers in the way.


local all all md5 host all all {MYMACHINESIPADDRES}/32 trust host all all md5 host all all ::1/128 md5 host all all password

------IPTABLES------ -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 5432 -m state --state NEW,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --sport 5432 -m state --state ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT

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LXer: How to take screenshots on Fedora Workstation

Monday 4th of April 2016 02:54:13 PM
Fedora Workstation ships with a simple yet capable screenshot utility. It allows the user to take quick screenshots of your desktop, particular windows, or an arbitrary portion of the screen. The Screenshot utility (gnome-screenshot) application is designed to be a... Continue Reading →

Reddit: Microsoft Snags Oracle's Main Man on Linux

Monday 4th of April 2016 02:29:49 PM

Reddit: Microsoft embraces Linux -- way too late

Monday 4th of April 2016 02:17:39 PM

Reddit: Full Linux-on-PS4 hits Github

Monday 4th of April 2016 02:17:01 PM

Phoronix: Nouveau Kepler On Linux 4.6 vs. NVIDIA's 364 Proprietary Driver

Monday 4th of April 2016 02:01:46 PM
We've already looked at the GeForce 900 series performance on Nouveau with the Linux 4.6 kernel that finally has the necessary bits for supporting 3D hardware acceleration on these Maxwell GPUs. Those GTX 900 series results didn't end up being particularly exciting since there isn't yet any re-clocking support on this open-source NVIDIA Linux driver. For complementing those results are some GeForce 600/700 "Kepler" graphics card results when comparing Nouveau on Linux 4.6 with Mesa 11.3-devel and using re-clocking then compared to the latest NVIDIA proprietary driver.

LXer: Latest Manjaro Linux 15.12 Update Brings Linux Kernel 4.5 and KDE Plasma 5.6.1

Monday 4th of April 2016 01:57:02 PM
The Manjaro Linux development team announced the general availability of the fourteenth update pack for the Manjaro Linux 15.12 (Capella) operating system.

Reddit: XForwarding Remote Apps

Monday 4th of April 2016 01:28:46 PM

Just wondering if anyone has a way to easily launch xforwarded applications from windows? What I was thinking was just an icon that would log in and launch like firefox automatically. I can do xforwarding though putty fine but it would be cool to have icons on my desktop for different applications.

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LXer: eBay Joins FIDO, Contributes Open-Source Authentication Server

Monday 4th of April 2016 12:59:51 PM
The FIDO Alliance, which is working to deliver stronger forms of authentication for online access, expands such efforts with eBay's help.

Reddit: Remember: Microsoft is still (and will always be) hostile to Linux and FLOSS.

Monday 4th of April 2016 12:48:05 PM

Will the all the "nice" PR and news of Microsoft (seemingly) getting close to Linux, it's easy to forget how Microsoft IS hostile to Linux and everything open source. Remember: All they did was get a new CEO, the company culture is still there.

All that's changed is instead of publicly hating on Linux, they now publicly love Linux, but are really still very hostile to Linux. This will never change.

Just remember the Iowa consumer case files ( ) which has a lot of internal emails from Microsoft, many of them basically state their love for all things Windows and MS and hatrid for everything else. All are in PDF format and have been unsealed (thankfully). Some even go into detail about their plotting with things like the Vista Ready program in order to trick consumers (they basically don't give a shit) etc.

Then there's Halloween docs:

Again, take your pick - Get The FUD, whatever you choose. It's all there. Then there's Ballmer's "Linux is cancer" etc.

Yeah, yeah sure, I'm off my rocker, this was all years ago etc. But it's not - Microsoft HATES Linux, this will NEVER change! Again, the only thing that has change is the CEO and as a result, the PR. You'll probably find that Nadella has internally said to everyone "publicly, we LOVE Linux and FLOSS, internally it's still business as usual"; and changed the PR machine as a result.

Now I don't know what Shuttleworth and Canonical are playing at or what benefit they may get from the deal they made, perhaps more Ubuntu market share (and money). But don't let your guard down - Microsoft will ALWAYS hate Linux, even if you can't directly see it.

Do you really think Bill Gates, while no longer chairman or CEO (he still works there tho), would really let his company, his ways, his wants and direction etc all go down the toilet and have someone else come in and take it all in a new direction? No... Gates is very smart and ruthless. MUCH smarter than that. His / the "old Microsoft" dirty business ways are fully entrenched in the company. No single change of CEO will fix the ways of the "old Microsoft".

The "old Microsoft" is still the "new Microsoft", only the face of the company has changed - CEO and PR. That's it. Microsoft, if they could, would press a button and kill Linux and FLOSS over night.

Remember the "patents" they have that they will use to threaten our ways, even if not directly. Microsoft will always be hostile to Linux and free software. Remember that!

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TuxMachines: Galicia: open source allows IT standardisation

Monday 4th of April 2016 11:24:42 AM

The combination of open source software and open standards allows public administrations to standardise enterprise IT systems, according to the employment agency of the government of the autonomous region of Galicia (Spain).

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TuxMachines: today's leftovers

Monday 4th of April 2016 11:17:26 AM

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Linux Kernel 3.4.112 LTS Has Many PowerPC, x86, HFS, and HFS+ Improvements

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Gentoo-Based Sabayon 16.05 Linux OS Switches to the Latest Linux 4.5 Kernel

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Octa-core Cortex-A53 hacker SBC sells for $60

FriendlyARM’s $60, open spec “NanoPC-T3” SBC runs Android or Linux on an octa-core Cortex-A53 SoC packed with wireless and media interfaces, plus 8GB eMMC. The over-caffeinated board builders at Guangzhou, China-based FriendlyARM have shipped their highest-end hacker board yet. The NanoPC-T3 is almost identical to the NanoPC-T2 board, but swaps out the quad-core, Cortex-A9 Samsung S5P4418 SoC for a layout-compatible S5P6818 with eight Cortex-A53 cores that can be clocked dynamically from 400MHz to 1.4GHz. Last month, FriendlyARM’ unveiled an $11, quad-core NanoPi M1 single board computer with similarly open source hardware and Android and Linux software. Read more