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Reddit: Help needed: Boss is in China this week. How to access to Gmail?

Monday 21st of November 2016 05:07:49 AM

Hi guys.

I'm needing a little help here.

We make a OpenVPN config for my boss (linux, on both sides), but seems that is not working from China.

I try SSH Proxy Socks, it's work and he can access to all, but not gmail.

What I have to check to make work openVPN?

Sorry for the cancer in your eyes, english is not my native language

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LXer: Python Functions

Monday 21st of November 2016 03:35:29 AM
Here's another trip back to math class. If you remember, functions took in a number, did something to it, then outputted the new value. They were often represented in tables with the input on one side and the output on the other. Functions in programming are similar. Sometimes they take input. Sometimes they don't. Much of the time they return a value as well, but they don't always have to. In every case, they are used to repeat an operation whenever they are used, and that's the greatest similarity with the math concept.

LinuxToday: Linux 4.9 rc6

Monday 21st of November 2016 02:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: We're getting further in the rc series, and while things have stayed pretty calm, I'm not sure if we're quite there yet

LXer: CloudNative Con, KubeCon, Prometheus, and OpenTracing

Monday 21st of November 2016 12:03:08 AM
CloudNativeCon gathers all CNCF projects under one roof. Join KubeCon, OpenTracing, Prometheus, and more, as leading technologists from multiple open source cloud native communities gather to further the education and advancement of cloud native computing.

Reddit: CCTV on RaspberryPi: Motioneye OS vs

Sunday 20th of November 2016 11:45:40 PM

I am looking to set up a home surveillance using a RaspberryPi 2, but can't find many good posts about people who have set this up before. looks cool but I can't find anyone who has used it. Motioneye OS looks like it's been around a while longer. Does anyone have these set up? If so what have you liked/hated about it? Thanks!

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TuxMachines: openSUSE Tumbleweed Users Received KDE Applications 16.08.3, VirtualBox 5.1.8

Sunday 20th of November 2016 11:26:26 PM

Dominique Leuenberger from the openSUSE Project reports at the end of last week on the latest updated packages that arrived in the stable repositories for the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling Linux operating system.

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TuxMachines: Escuelas Linux 5.0 "Berserker" Is Based on Bodhi Linux 4.0.0 and Ubuntu 16.04

Sunday 20th of November 2016 11:24:53 PM

Softpedia was informed by the developers of the Escuelas Linux distribution about the availability of the Escuelas Linux 5.0 release, a major version that introduces numerous updated components and some new features.

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TuxMachines: Linux 4.9-rc6

Sunday 20th of November 2016 11:19:54 PM

We're getting further in the rc series, and while things have stayed
pretty calm, I'm not sure if we're quite there yet. There's a few
outstanding issues that just shouldn't be issues at rc6 time, so we'll
just have to see. This may be one of those releases that have an rc8,
which considering the size of 4.9 is perhaps not that unusual.

That said, nothing particular is bothering me all that much, but we've
had some of the VMALLOC_STACK fixups continue to trickle in, so I
worry that we're not quite done there yet. And let's see what
Thorsten's regression list looks like next week. So no decision yet,
it could still go either way.

Also: Linus Torvalds Announces the Sixth RC of Linux Kernel 4.9, Only Two More to Go

Linux 4.9-rc6 Released, Final Might Be Pushed Back By Another Week

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TuxMachines: Android Leftovers

Sunday 20th of November 2016 10:42:32 PM

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Phoronix: Linux 4.9-rc6 Released, Final Might Be Pushed Back By Another Week

Sunday 20th of November 2016 10:10:57 PM
The sixth weekly test release of the Linux 4.9 kernel is now available while Linus Torvalds is still deciding how many more RCs to go before officially releasing this huge kernel update...

LinuxToday: Microsoft and Its Patent Trolls Continue to Lobby for Software Patents

Sunday 20th of November 2016 10:00:00 PM

 techrights: In order to maintain the order of "Linux patent tax" Microsoft and its proxies (patent trolls like Intellectual Ventures) keep pursuing patent policy that is friendly towards software patenting

LXer: openSUSE 13.2 Linux Operating System to Reach End of Life on January 16, 2017

Sunday 20th of November 2016 09:40:10 PM
On November 17, 2016, it appears that Marcus Meissner from the openSUSE Project sent an advanced discontinuation notice for users of the openSUSE 13.2 Linux operating system.

TuxMachines: Early Benchmarks Of AMDGPU

Sunday 20th of November 2016 07:57:29 PM
  • Early Benchmarks Of AMDGPU DRM-Next Code For Linux 4.10

    For those curious if the AMDGPU DRM driver changes that are queued in DRM-Next for Linux 4.10 will bring any performance changes, here are some early numbers.

    This week I carried out some fresh benchmarks using Linux 4.8.7 stable, Linux 4.9 Git as of this week, and the DRM-Next kernel as of this week that carries the AMDGPU changes queued so far for the next kernel version. In terms of the AMDGPU changes for Linux 4.10, see AMDGPU In Linux 4.10 To Have Better Power Management, New VM Manager.

  • Linux 4.9 Has Tear-Free PRIME Offloading Between Intel & AMDGPU

    Quietly landing last week into the mainline Linux kernel as part of the AMDGPU fixes is support for tear-free PRIME offloading between Intel and AMDGPU.

    The drm/amdgpu: Attach exclusive fence to prime exported bo's. (v5) patch was merged fairly late into the Linux 4.9 kernel merge window.

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Reddit: Question about gaming on Linux

Sunday 20th of November 2016 07:46:52 PM

So i'm building a PC for my cousin on a budget. He mainly plays Minecraft. Would linux be an option for me since windows would be hard to fit in my budget.

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today's leftovers

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Linux Foundation: Blockchain and Automotive Grade Linux

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