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TuxMachines: Leftovers: Gaming

Saturday 10th of January 2015 04:10:24 PM

Reddit: PFQ 4.0 is out!

Saturday 10th of January 2015 04:05:22 PM

Linux Networking Framework PFQ 4.0 is out! This major release includes HugePages, line-speed capture/transmission with vanilla drivers, a revamped PFQ/lang eDSL, accelerated pcap library and LTS 1.0 Haskell compliancy.

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Reddit: A brief history of Linux malware

Saturday 10th of January 2015 04:03:30 PM

LXer: SDN, IoT, Drones on the Menu for the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit

Saturday 10th of January 2015 03:54:13 PM
The Linux Foundation has announced keynote speakers and panels for the Collaboration Summit in February, which will cover IoT, SDN and more.

Phoronix: Ori: Another Open-Source Distributed File-System

Saturday 10th of January 2015 03:47:10 PM
Ori is a secure distributed file-system under development for Linux and BSD operating systems along with OS X...

TuxMachines: The 7 best games for Android TV (no controller required!)

Saturday 10th of January 2015 03:46:44 PM

Google’s Android TV ambitions are big. Google doesn’t just want you using the Nexus Player or other Android TV devices as a glorified Chromecast, streaming content from your phone (though you can certainly do that). It wants to build a big ecosystem of apps and games on your TV.

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TuxMachines: Android Leftovers

Saturday 10th of January 2015 03:36:36 PM

TuxMachines: Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" KDE Release and Screenshots

Saturday 10th of January 2015 03:34:39 PM

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TuxMachines: Canonical and Lightworks Enter Partnership, Prizes Available

Saturday 10th of January 2015 03:29:57 PM

Lightworks and Canonical have teamed up and they are looking for people who use the application suite for their projects. Those sending their work will be getting voucher codes for Lightworks Pro.

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TuxMachines: 4MPlayer Is a Live Linux Distro That Transforms Your PC into a Media Player

Saturday 10th of January 2015 03:21:46 PM

4MPlayer is a very interesting Linux distribution that has only one particular function, to become a player for your CD / DVD drive. It might not seem like much, but there isn't anything actually quite like it.

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TuxMachines: Finding hidden applications with GNOME Software

Saturday 10th of January 2015 03:08:28 PM

When you do a search in GNOME Software it returns any result of any application with AppStream metadata and with a package name it can resolve in any remote repository. This works really well for software you’re installing from the main distribution repos, but less well for some other common cases.

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TuxMachines: The million-dollar question about Android TV

Saturday 10th of January 2015 02:40:03 PM

Android TV, in case you've had your ears plugged lately, is Google's latest effort at getting its software into your home entertainment setup. At CES this week, Google announced that Sony, Sharp, and Philips all had Android TV-powered televisions in the works for this spring. A set-top Android TV gaming console is supposed to launch next month, meanwhile, and at least one standalone streaming media player is scheduled to arrive later this year.

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LXer: Linux-enabled smart fridge invites cool accessory designs

Saturday 10th of January 2015 01:59:51 PM
GE and FirstBuild announced a “ChillHub” fridge with Linux-based WiFi and USB connectivity, and an SDK for community-designed, 3D-printable accessories. We’ve seen some high-tech refrigerators and washing machines over the years including a Tizen-based Samsung fridge that did not seem to make the trip to CES this year. As with Dacor’s Android-based Discovery iQ oven […]

TuxMachines: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970/980: Windows vs. Ubuntu Linux Performance

Saturday 10th of January 2015 01:22:45 PM

This comparison is similar to the three-way NVIDIA GeForce graphics card comparison from Monday but just testing the Maxwell-based GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980 graphics cards while running the latest binary drivers on Windows and Linux. As with the other end-of-2014 Windows vs. Linux benchmarks, Windows 7 Pro x64 with all available system updates was used and on the Linux side was Ubuntu 14.10. The latest NVIDIA Linux driver is the 346.22 driver version while the latest Windows version at the time of testing was the 347.09 driver release.

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Reddit: Useful terminal tools for a noob?

Saturday 10th of January 2015 01:22:40 PM

Also maybe some fun ones,like nethack,thanks in advance!

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Phoronix: More Intel Graphics Changes Get Queued For Linux 3.20

Saturday 10th of January 2015 01:20:40 PM
A batch of Intel DRM Linux graphics driver changes have landed in DRM-Next for eventual pulling into what will become the Linux 3.20 kernel...

TuxMachines: Compiz Release Announcement - 0.8.10

Saturday 10th of January 2015 01:20:37 PM

It took a bit of setup and cook time but compiz 0.8.10 tarballs are ready now including addons-experimental plugin package.

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TuxMachines: DARPA unveils clearinghouse site for open-source code and information

Saturday 10th of January 2015 01:12:39 PM

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency debuted a new website dedicated to sharing open-source data and publications today, calling it the DARPA Open Catalog.

There are a number of different aims for the Open Catalog. By sharing open-source code freely, DARPA says it hopes to create a community of developers who are experts in software for government use. Program manager Chris White said that the collaborative nature of open-source was another incentive for the project.

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TuxMachines: Laying To Rest That Odd Linux Kernel Regression

Saturday 10th of January 2015 12:57:51 PM

Former Red Hat employee Dave Jones has provided some closure to that Linux 3.18 kernel bug that was initially viewed as a "worrisome regression" and turned out to be very difficult to track with no official fix within the mainline Linux kernel.

The bug wasn't fixed for Linux 3.18 final but various other bugs / potentially bad code was cleaned-up in the process of tracking down and isolating this lock-up issue that Dave Jones first reported on one of his systems. The bug went unresolved and at the end of December is when Dave Jones left Red Hat and had to return his hardware -- including the affected system.

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Replace Windows 7 With Linux Mint Without Overwriting Other Partitions

This is a site dedicated to Linux and so I am of course going to recommend the Linux Mint option. The look and feel will be much like the Windows 7 interface you are currently using. You won't need to upgrade your hardware. You will never be out of support. It won't cost you a penny. You won't need to buy extra software such as Microsoft Office. You won't get any viruses. Read more

today's leftovers

Ninja Blocks prepares to begin shipping, announces major Ubuntu IoT deal

Ninja Blocks has begun shipping the Ninja Sphere and announced it has signed up as a key partner for Canonical’s Ubuntu Core embedded device operating system, as it opens its first office in the US. The startup launched in 2012, when it was selected to participate the Startmate accelerator program, and also smashed a Kickstarter campaign for its first product, which was also called Ninja Blocks. Read more

Netrunner 14.1 – Main Edition (Frontier)

The “14.1” indicates an updated and polished release of Netrunner 14 LTS on the same underlying base. Since 14.1 is using the same base “trusty” like Netrunner 14, there is no need for users of 14 to migrate: Simply updating from the shared backports ppa of the Frontier release cycle should give the same result, while keeping customizations in place. Read more