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LXer: Arduino Create expands to run Arduino on BeagleBone and Raspberry Pi

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 01:23:10 PM
Arduino announced an expansion of its Arduino Create development platform for deploying Arduino sketches on Linux systems to support Arm boards like the the Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone in addition to Intel boards like the UP Squared. In November, Arduino announced a version of its Arduino Create toolkit that supports Intel-based systems running Linux, with […]

Phoronix: GRUB Now Supports Multiple Early Initrd Images

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 01:03:18 PM
GNU's GRUB bootloader has picked up another feature ahead of the GRUB 2.04 release expected later this year...

LinuxToday: Install and configure Roundcube Webmail

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 01:00:00 PM

Linuxize: Roundcube is a web-based IMAP email client with a very intuitive and modern user interface written in PHP.

LXer: OpenFlow is the Past as ONF Announces Stratum Project to Redefine SDN

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 12:08:50 PM
New Linux-based network operating system introduces a set of new interfaces to control both the data and forwarding plane.

Reddit: Any Linux distros that need seeding?

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 12:08:09 PM

I have a 750/750 connection with no monthly bandwidth limits. My PC runs 24/7 so might as well put some of my network to use.

Any recommendations?

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Reddit: Microsoft is influencing the future of Linux

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 12:02:50 PM

LinuxToday: Review: Asus Tinker Board S Single-Board Computer

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 12:00:00 PM

The Asus Tinker Board S is an ARM-based, single-board computer (SBC) with a quad-core CPU, 2GB RAM and support for 4K video and HD audio.

Reddit: Chakra or Arch+KDE?

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 11:53:05 AM

Hi, Which one to use? Why?

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Phoronix: Feral Bringing Life is Strange: Before the Storm To Linux

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 11:37:42 AM
While still working on A Total War Saga: THRONES OF BRITANNIA and Rise of The Tomb Raider to Linux this spring, Feral Interactive has now confirmed another port coming to Linux (and macOS)...

LinuxToday: How to Install Rust Programming Language in Linux

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 11:00:00 AM

Tecmint: Rust (commonly known as Rust-Lang) is a relatively new, open source practical systems programming language that runs extremely fast

LXer: How to Clear Package Cache in Arch Linux

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 10:54:30 AM
The package cache in Arch Linux can easily fill up your hard disk if you are not careful. This tutorial will show you how you can clear the package cache in Arch Linux and recover some hard disk space.

Phoronix: Mir Devs Are Still Working On An Example Mir Desktop Session For Ubuntu 18.04

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 10:29:18 AM
While Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" is just one month away from release, the developers working on the Mir display server code are still working to get an example desktop session into this release...

TuxMachines: Security: AMD and Samba Flaws

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 10:24:41 AM

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TuxMachines: IPFire 2.19 - Core Update 119 released

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 10:18:11 AM

This is the release announcement for IPFire 2.19 – Core Update 119. It updates the toolchain of the distribution and fixes a number of smaller bug and security issues. Therefore this update is another one of a series of general housekeeping updates to make IPFire better, faster and of course more secure!

Also: NuTyX 10.1 available with cards 2.4.0

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Phoronix: Uniform Packing For RadeonSI NIR, Helps Reduce CPU Overhead

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 09:55:32 AM
Timothy Arceri of Valve's open-source Linux GPU driver team is out with his latest set of patches to further enhance the RadeonSI Gallium3D driver...

LXer: Mozilla sends more snooping Web APIs to smartphone Siberia

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 09:40:09 AM
Light and proximity sensors blocked for Firefox 62. Firefox has revealed it will bin more privacy-invasive APIs, deprecating access to the light sensor, device proximity sensor, and user proximity detection.…

Phoronix: Raspberry Pi 3B+ Launches With Faster CPU, Dual-Band 802.11ac, Faster Ethernet

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 09:37:15 AM
The Raspberry Pi Foundation is celebrating Pi day (March 14) by launching their latest Raspberry Pi ARM SBC. This though isn't with some new Broadcom chipset with VC5 graphics, sadly, but a slightly revised variant of the Raspberry Pi 3. Meet the Raspberry Pi 3B+...

TuxMachines: Adelaide Uni open sources venerable Ludwig editor

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 09:37:15 AM

The University of Adelaide will release the source code of the Ludwig editor, originally developed for use on VAX minicomputers.

Ludwig’ source code will be published on GitHub under the MIT Open Source Licence, the university announced today.

DEC’s first VAX system, the VAX-11/78, was unveiled in 1977. Adelaide Uni purchased three of the minicomputers in 1979.

The computers supported interaction through video terminals and replaced punch-card-driven systems that only offered batch processing and printed output,

Also: 4 reasons enterprise open source works best

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Phoronix: GStreamer 1.14 Nears Release With WebRTC Support, Experimental AV1 & NVIDIA NVDEC

Wednesday 14th of March 2018 09:26:59 AM
Just a little more than one week past the GStreamer 1.14 RC1 release, the second and final release candidate of the upcoming GStreamer 1.14 is now available for testing...

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Vim is an improved version of Vi, a known text editor available by default in UNIX distributions. Another alternative for modal editors is Emacs but they’re so different that I kind of feel they serve different purposes. Both are great, regardless. I don’t feel vim is necessarily a geeky kind of taste or not. Vim introduced modal editing to me and that has changed my life, really. If you have ever tried vim, you may have noticed you have to press “I” or “A” (lower case) to start writing (note: I’m aware there are more ways to start editing but the purpose is not to cover Vim’s functionalities.). The fun part starts once you realize you can associate Insert and Append commands to something. And then editing text is like thinking of what you want the computer to show on the computer instead of struggling where you at before writing. The same goes for other commands which are easily converted to mnemonics and this is what helped getting comfortable with Vim. Note that Emacs does not have this kind of keybindings but they do have a Vim-like mode - Evil (Extensive Vi Layer). More often than not, I just need to think of what I want to accomplish and type the first letters. Like Replace, Visual, Delete, and so on. It is a modal editor after all, meaning it has modes for everything. This is also what increases my productivity when writing files. I just think of my intentions and Vim does the things for me. Read more

Graphics: Intel and Mesa 18.1 RC1 Released

  • Intel 2018Q1 Graphics Stack Recipe
    Last week Intel's Open-Source Technology Center released their latest quarterly "graphics stack recipe" for the Linux desktop. The Intel Graphics Stack Recipe is the company's recommended configuration for an optimal and supported open-source graphics driver experience for their Intel HD/UHD/Iris Graphics found on Intel processors.
  • Mesa 18.1-RC1 Released With The Latest Open-Source 3D Driver Features
    Seemingly flying under our radar is that Mesa 18.1 has already been branched and the first release candidate issued. While the Mesa website hasn't yet been updated for the 18.1 details, Dylan Baker appears to be the release manager for the 18.1 series -- the second quarter of 2018 release stream.