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TuxMachines: today's howtos

Monday 11th of July 2016 06:59:17 AM

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TuxMachines: NAS4Free Embedded Storage Distribution Out Now Based on FreeBSD 10.3

Monday 11th of July 2016 06:57:16 AM

The developers of the NAS4Free open-source and free embedded storage BSD-based distribution for GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and other UNIX-like systems, announced the release of NAS4Free

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TuxMachines: PCLinuxOS 64 LXDE 2016.07 Community Edition Released with Linux Kernel 4.6.3

Monday 11th of July 2016 06:53:55 AM

We reported a few days ago that PCLinuxOS tester Ika has announced the release of his PCLinuxOS 64 Xfce 2016.07 and PCLinuxOS 64 LXDE 2016.07 Community Edition operating systems.

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TuxMachines: Leftovers: Softpware

Monday 11th of July 2016 06:52:09 AM
  • Latest MiniTube 2.5.2 Version Available for Ubuntu/Linux Mint

    MiniTube is beautiful, lightweight and a native YouTube client. With MiniTube you can watch YouTube videos by typing keyword into the search-box and MiniTube will immediately loads the results. It offers two type of searches: channel search and keyword search. It provides endless video stream, playback on MiniTube is smooth and instant, without a noticeable buffering time, as I tested. Minitube does not require the Flash Player.

  • FFmpeg 3.1.1 “Laplace” Has Been Released

    FFmpeg is a popular multimedia framework, that enables the users to easily ncode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play audio and video content.

  • Weblate 2.7

    Slightly later than on monthly schedule but Weblate 2.7 is out today. This release brings improvements to the API and is first to officially support wlc a command line client for Weblate.

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TuxMachines: 4MLinux 19.0 Distribution Enters Beta, Uses GCC 6.1.0 & Linux Kernel 4.4.14 LTS

Monday 11th of July 2016 06:47:40 AM

Zbigniew Konojacki informs Softpedia today, July 10, 2016, about the availability for download of the Beta of the 4MLinux 19.0 operating system, which will be released later this year.

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TuxMachines: Linux Kernel 4.7 to Be Released July 24 as Linus Torvalds Announces the Last RC

Monday 11th of July 2016 06:46:14 AM

It's Sunday night, so guess what? Yes, that's right, Linus Torvalds has just announced the availability of the seventh Release Candidate of the upcoming Linux 4.7 kernel branch.

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TuxMachines: Manjaro Linux explained

Monday 11th of July 2016 06:45:55 AM

We hope you are enjoying your time on our site and we also want to make it better. Its been a long time for this so today we are bringing seventh segment of "Introduction with Linux Distro" series.

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LXer: Growth in Communities Drives Success, Says ASF's Ross Gardler

Monday 11th of July 2016 03:22:04 AM
Great news! It’s totally working. The very concept behind the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) -- a group of disparate yet dedicated people building software for the public good -- has proven successful and fruitful for the 21st year in a row. The indomitable community spirit dedicated to openness and innovation shows absolutely no sign of slowing down.

Phoronix: Intel DRM-Next Performance Tests With Skylake (Linux 4.8)

Monday 11th of July 2016 01:46:01 AM
After finishing up this weekend's AMDGPU R9 Fury + RX 480 benchmarks of DRM-Next for material that will land with Linux 4.8 along with RX 480 overclocking support, tables turned to run some fresh benchmarks of the Intel DRM-Next code that will premiere in Linux 4.8...

LXer: Oracle says it is 'committed' to Java EE 8 -- amid claims it quietly axed future development

Monday 11th of July 2016 01:33:25 AM
U-turns on proprietary API project, will show all at JavaOneOracle has told The Register it is "committed" to Java amid growing fears the IT giant had all but given up on Java EE – aka Java Platform, Enterprise Edition.…

Reddit: I'm only posting here because I got downvoted and ignored in the actual help subs, but I'm a newbie in need of help with installation issues.

Monday 11th of July 2016 01:11:25 AM

So I just got an Acer ZC-606 from my granddad who said that I could have it if I could fix it. It originally came with Windows 8.1, but it wasn't booting correctly.

Now, my original plan with this computer was to just install Windows 10 onto it, as the 8.1 it came with wasn't working. So, I made a bootable win10 usb from my other computer (Windows 7 HP Pavillion), and installed Windows 10. I got it all set up and working; I even installed steam, downloaded a couple games, played a couple games for a bit. I then left it on sleep while I went to bed so it could install another game.

When I went to turn it on this morning, it was trying to install from the usb again, as I must've forgotten to remove it after it installed Windows 10. So, when I took it out, I was greeted with "Reboot and select proper boot device, or insert media in selected boot device."

So, I used unetbootin on my other computer to make a usb that I could install Ubuntu from. But the issue is, when I try to install it, I get the following error message on the Live CD:

"You need at least 8.3 GB disk space to install Ununtu.

This computer has only 2.0 GB."

Now, with my limited knowledge, I'm assuming that it's not recognizing the hard drive, and it's trying to install it onto the usb drive instead.

When I start up gparted, this is what I see.

I have no idea what to do from here and Google isn't helping.

Thanks in advance!

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Reddit: Review of Linux Mint 18

Monday 11th of July 2016 12:12:22 AM

Phoronix: It's Been Months Since The Last Unvanquished Release - There's Also A Vulkan Prototype

Sunday 10th of July 2016 11:47:18 PM
The promising Unvanquished open-source first person shooter game has been in development for years, is powered by the Daemon Engine as a distant derivative of id Tech 3, and has shown much potential from the engine to artwork. However, the past few months have been eerily quiet...

Reddit: Tools for UML diagrams?

Sunday 10th of July 2016 11:44:57 PM

Do you know any good suite available for Linux?

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LXer: KDE Plasma 5.8 Desktop Will Be an LTS Release for Stability and Performance

Sunday 10th of July 2016 11:44:46 PM
Now that some of us are already enjoying the newest KDE Plasma 5.7 desktop environment on our GNU/Linux operating systems, it's time to take a look at upcoming features of the next major version.

Reddit: Is there a native software that will do this?

Sunday 10th of July 2016 11:08:46 PM

Looking for an image viewer that will let me slowly and smoothly zoom and pan an image like in this video.

Something with the ability to record to video would be all the better.

Also, this is fucking bullshit.

Edit 1.

Found photofilmstrip in the Mint repos. Looks like it might be exactly what I was looking for.

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TuxMachines: Solus Is Now Officially a Rolling Release Linux Operating System

Sunday 10th of July 2016 10:09:20 PM

It looks like the "This Week in Solus" weekly newsletter are a thing again, and this is the second week in a row Solus developer Joshua Strobl announces a new installation to keep the community updated with the latest innovations.

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Phoronix on Graphics

Leftovers: Software

Emulation or WINE

Fedora: The Latest

  • New "remi-php71" repository
  • PHP on the road to the 7.1.0 release
  • First round of Fedora 24 Updated Lives now available. (torrents expected later this week)
    As noted by my colleague on his blog the first round of F24 Updated Lives are now available and carry the date 20160720, Also as mentioned last week on his blog F23 Respins are not going to be actively made, however we and the rest of the volunteer team will field off-off requests as time and resources permit. We are considering a new/second tracker for the Updated Spins but as of today there are only .ISO files available at [shortlink] F24 Live-Respins . The F24 respins carry the 4.6.4-200 Kernel and roughly ~500M of updates since the Gold ISOs were released just 5 weeks ago. (some ISOs have more updates, some less)