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TuxMachines: Open-Source Radeon 2D Performance Is Better With Ubuntu 14.10

Saturday 25th of October 2014 11:07:14 PM

While we're most often looking at the OpenGL 3D performance of the Linux graphics drivers, in the tests currently being done of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS vs. Ubuntu 14.10 are also a number of 2D graphics benchmarks. In the article today are our 2D benchmarks between Ubuntu 14.04.1 and Ubuntu 14.10 for various AMD Radeon graphics cards and it shows off significant performance improvements.

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LXer: A Modest Interoperability Challenge

Saturday 25th of October 2014 10:59:39 PM
Demographics. That's it. Just demographics. Copy and Paste. You don't even need to transmit them even though that would be okay. Mandate that every application generate an XML page with name, DOB, address, phone that can be copied and pasted and interpreted correctly into every other medical application. Just works, nearly every time.

TuxMachines: KDE With Theoretical Client-Side Decorations, Windows 10 Influence

Saturday 25th of October 2014 10:48:57 PM

KDE contributor and graphics designer Ken Vermette has penned an interesting series of KDE "What if..." articles where he talks about (and has some visual mock-ups) about what KDE might look like with client-side decorations along and separately if KDE were to use Windows 10 design components.

Also: What if… Plasma Used Launchers from Other Systems & Enviornments? (Part 1)

What if… KDE Used Windows 10 Design Components?

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LXer: Network Android apps

Saturday 25th of October 2014 09:05:17 PM
As mobile data started to become cheaper and faster, users began to acquaint themselves with a variety of ‘always-on’ applications. Services such as WhatsApp would not have worked in a time when mobile internet access was billed by the minute.

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Red Hat Pushes Forward with CentOS [VIDEO]

At the beginning of 2014, Red Hat embraced the community CentOS Linux distribution. It's a move that brought the clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) closer into the Red Hat organization. In a video interview, Paul Cormier, EVP and President at Red Hat, details how the CentOS relationship has worked out over the course of 2014. Read more

FLOSS Works – Now It Has Salesmen

Canonical claimed 20 million PCs had shipped from OEMs in 2013/2014 with Ubuntu GNU/Linux. Read more

Contain yourself: The layman's guide to Docker

Welcome to the age of containerization, where an ecosystem led by startup Docker is leading IT organizations to ineffable peaks of efficiency, helping them scale their workloads ever-higher, and probably baking them a nice cake to boot (it's my birthday, I have cake on the brain, sue me). Microsoft, Google and Amazon Web Services are all tripping over themselves to make sure prospective customers know that their clouds are the place to be if you want to get the most from Docker. Read more

Contain yourself: The layman's guide to Docker

Welcome to the age of containerization, where an ecosystem led by startup Docker is leading IT organizations to ineffable peaks of efficiency, helping them scale their workloads ever-higher, and probably baking them a nice cake to boot (it's my birthday, I have cake on the brain, sue me). Microsoft, Google and Amazon Web Services are all tripping over themselves to make sure prospective customers know that their clouds are the place to be if you want to get the most from Docker. Read more