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LinuxToday: Tiny fanless mini-PC runs Linux on quad-core AMD SoC

Thursday 15th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: CompuLab's tiny "Fitlet" mini-PC runs Linux or Windows on a dual- or quad-core 64-bit AMD x86 SoC, and offers generous I/O, plus modular expansion options.

Phoronix: LLVM 3.6 Is Branched, Trunk Code Is Now For LLVM 3.7

Thursday 15th of January 2015 11:56:11 AM
Following last month's LLVM 3.6 plans, the mainline code of LLVM was branched for preparing the 3.6 release so now the master/trunk code is for LLVM 3.7...

Phoronix: Sfdisk Gets Redone, Supports MBR & GPT Disk Labels

Thursday 15th of January 2015 10:58:21 AM
Version 2.26-rc1 of the util-linux package is now available...

TuxMachines: Google's Project Ara Smartphone Puzzle Is Coming Together

Thursday 15th of January 2015 10:56:17 AM

Google has shed fresh light on Project Ara, its modular Android smartphone initiative, including plans to pilot the project in Puerto Rico through food truck-style stores.

Project Ara will offer a smartphone endoskeleton; users will be able to add the functionality they want piece by piece, rather than being confined by the hardware configurations determined by operators and providers.

Google debuted the project's first functional prototype, known as Spiral 1, in 2013.

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Reddit: 2015 Videos

Thursday 15th of January 2015 10:53:10 AM

TuxMachines: Fedora's FESCo Makes A Bold Move To Try To Release Fedora 22 On Time

Thursday 15th of January 2015 10:47:46 AM

This morning I wrote about Unless Fedora 22 Is To Be Delayed, GCC 5 Might Not Make It due to needing a mass rebuild of all the Fedora packages and the time involved on the short time-line. The Fedora FESCo committee convened today and their outcome is a bit surprising.

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Reddit: Creating a Symbolic Link

Thursday 15th of January 2015 10:12:36 AM

Reddit: Why would SSH'ing into another machine auto log out the original after a random amount of time?

Thursday 15th of January 2015 09:57:56 AM

At work we use linux and when we need to process computationally heavy things we ssh into one of the two more powerful computers so they can continue being used by the user but we can use the graphics cards.

Recently however we have been getting issues that while we're ssh'ed into the machines our computer (not the one we are trying to take advantage of) is getting completely logged out of our current session (and I don't mean out of the ssh I mean completely out of our computer all unsaved work gone everything).

This can happen after 5 minutes of being SSH'ed in or after 45 minutes its completely random.

Any help would be great thank you!!

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Phoronix: Fedora 22 To Use Libinput On X.Org, Change Console Font & Have Local DNS Resolver

Thursday 15th of January 2015 09:42:30 AM
Besides deciding to stick to Fedora 22's time-based release schedule, the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee also approved some new features for Fedora 22...

LXer: Samsung debuts its first Tizen phone in India

Thursday 15th of January 2015 09:05:54 AM
After much expectation and many false starts, Samsung finally launched the Tizen-based “Samsung Z1? smartphone into India’s vast and rapidly growing market. Following frequent delays during 2014, and amid growing speculation that the Korean smartphone juggernaut may have been contemplating abandoning Tizen in the face of the growing penetration of emerging markets by low-end Android phones, new rumors surfaced that Samsung would finally be unleashing its first Tizen phone in India, early in 2015.

LXer: Non-Linux FOSS: Animation Made Easy

Thursday 15th of January 2015 08:08:43 AM
If you've ever wanted to make an animated film, the learning curve for suchsoftware often is really steep. Thankfully, the Pencil program was releasedand although basic, it provided a fairly simple way to create animations onyour computer (Windows, Mac or Linux) with open-source tools.Unfortunately, the Pencil program was abandoned.

LXer: Why You Should (or Shouldn't) Switch to Each Leading Linux Desktop

Thursday 15th of January 2015 07:11:32 AM
The perfect desktop is undoubtedly the one you would design yourself. However, lacking the necessary time and expertise, many users hop instead from desktop to desktop desktop with the same enthusiasm as others hop between distros, hoping to find the ideal distribution.

LXer: Install Jenkins on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

Thursday 15th of January 2015 06:14:21 AM
In this article we show you how to install Jenkins on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS. Jenkins is an award-winning application that monitors executions of repeated jobs, such as building a software project or jobs run by cron.

LXer: Plasma 5.2 Beta out for Testing

Thursday 15th of January 2015 05:17:10 AM
Today KDE releases a beta for Plasma 5.2. This release adds a number of new components and improves the existing desktop. We welcome all testers to find and help fix the bugs before our stable release in two week's time.

TuxMachines: Gentoo Needs to Focus on Distros We'll Never See

Thursday 15th of January 2015 04:35:03 AM

Today's tiptoe through the newsfeeds found a list of distributions we'll never see. Elsewhere, said Fedora leadership is still planning releasing version 22 on time. Bruce Byfield has the advantages and disadvantages of popular Linux desktops and Jon maddog Hall shares his road to Open Source success. Over in Gentooland developer Donnie Berkholz says Gentoo needs focus to stay relevant and Andreas Hüttel has started a new blog series highlighting Gentoo derivatives.

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TuxMachines: Samsung Tries Out Tizen in India

Thursday 15th of January 2015 04:27:22 AM

"The Indian market has shown incredible smartphone growth, and we believe migration from feature phones to smartphones will increase," a Samsung spokesperson said in a statement provided to LinuxInsider by Ashley Wimberley.

"India's mobile market is ... open to new smartphone platforms that are open source, can provide unique local solutions, and are adaptable across multiple brands," the spokesperson noted.

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LXer: KDE Plasma Desktop Massive Update with New Login Manager and Theming for GNOME Apps

Thursday 15th of January 2015 04:19:59 AM
Plasma, the desktop for the KDE project, has been updated once again and the KDE Community has detailed all the wonderful improvements and numerous fixes that have been implemented.

Reddit: Linux Distros We'll Never See

Thursday 15th of January 2015 03:56:56 AM

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