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LXer: Try Tilix — a new terminal emulator in Fedora

Monday 10th of April 2017 02:47:51 PM
Fedora users are spoilt for choice when it comes to terminal emulators. From the default gnome-terminal, to xterm, konsole, terminator, or tilda, there is certain to be a terminal emulator that suits your workflow. However, in Fedora 26, there is... Continue Reading →

Reddit: KDE Frameworks 5.33.0 Released

Monday 10th of April 2017 02:22:57 PM

Phoronix: POCL 0.14 OpenCL Implementation Released

Monday 10th of April 2017 02:11:22 PM
The Portable Computing Language (POCL) has issued a new release of their open-source CPU-based OpenCL implementation...

Reddit: installed Linux on my dads work computer

Monday 10th of April 2017 02:07:09 PM

I installed Linux on my dads work computer because it was too slow and couldn't play minecraft, but after doing so. .I realized that it had all of his work files on it and they were erased (I didn't think the install would do that)

now I need help getting the files back or my dad is going to be extremely angry when he gets home and I'll get grounded

please help

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[link] [comments] How Google's Borg Inspired the Modern Datacenter

Monday 10th of April 2017 02:00:29 PM

In part one of this series, What Is Kubernetes?, and in part two, Why Choose Kubernetes to Manage Containerized Applications?, we learned what Kubernetes does, its architecture, and how it compares to similar container orchestrators. Now we'll learn how Kubernetes was descended from the secret Google Borg project.

Reddit: Does Linux have refresh or reset?

Monday 10th of April 2017 01:37:34 PM

Windows 10 has a nice feature where you can refresh or reset the operating system. Does linux have anything like that?

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LXer: Eric S. Raymond says you probably fit one of eight tech archetypes

Monday 10th of April 2017 01:33:31 PM
'Castellans' memorise manuals, 'Tinkers' can't stop hacking hardware. Keep 'Algorithmicists' out of a corner officeOpen source luminary Eric S. Raymond has given the world eight “Hacker Archetypes” that he thinks offer useful ways to categorise your colleagues and by doing so help them to understand their strengths and weaknesses.…

Reddit: installing safari on linux?

Monday 10th of April 2017 01:25:43 PM

i really need safari but i cant find the download link for linux

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Phoronix: Kotlin Language Gets Experimental Native Compilation Support

Monday 10th of April 2017 12:55:48 PM
The Kotlin programming language continues to be developed by JetBrains and while it originated as a new language built atop the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), there is now experimental support for native compilation...

Reddit: I see a lot of criticism of GNOME devs, but never their own perspective or responses. Anyone know why?

Monday 10th of April 2017 12:36:47 PM

I've heard people say that GNOME devs:

  1. Think their users are stupid and don't know what's best for them.
  2. Are hostile to outside contributions and feedback (from the community, but also e.g. from Canonical).
  3. Use their position to push Red Hat technologies like systemd.
  4. Are in their own bubble and are very out of touch with the Linux ecosystem (one person recently said that a GNOME dev was not aware of the existence of XFCE; I'm not sure how that happens).

But I've never head GNOME devs reply to these criticisms (or any of the others). Does anyone know why that is, or where I could find them sticking up for themselves or explaining their take on their decisions or on whatever controversy?

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Reddit: Why does the FSF not endorse vrms (Virtual Richard M. Stallman) as free sodtware?

Monday 10th of April 2017 12:30:53 PM

Which of the 4 freedoms does it not respect?

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Phoronix: Haiku OS Picks Up Mesa 17, LLVM 4.0

Monday 10th of April 2017 12:20:53 PM
For fans of BeOS-inspired Haiku OS, the operating system now has Mesa 17.0 and LLVM 4.0 for the latest graphics driver and compiler support...

LXer: How to install Asterisk on the Raspberry Pi

Monday 10th of April 2017 12:19:11 PM
Are you looking for a phone system for your small business or home office? I've been interested in a scalable VoIP (Voice over IP) solution, and that's when I came across an implementation of Asterisk on the Raspberry more

Reddit: need help installing roblox

Monday 10th of April 2017 12:17:05 PM

i run the exe file and it's not working please help me

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Reddit: Upocalypse or Gnome vs KDE in the post Unity world - should KDE cooperate with YUnit?

Monday 10th of April 2017 11:33:55 AM

Some facts after the Upacalypse that happened on April 5th, 2017:

  1. Ubuntu's chief, Mark Shuttleworth, hates the most well known KDE developer (basically something like a KDE's spokesperson - even though KDE devs don't like to be called leaders) Jonathan Riddell and possible others like the idea creator of KDE Plasma - Aron Seigo

  2. He teamed up with Microsoft and now Redhat and Gnome - is probably willing to axe snap and maybe even sell the Ubuntu to Redhat over the years - because he is in bad financial situation when compared with 2011

  3. He bashed the FSF movement and community, is not willing to listen to people's criticism.

Should KDE team up with Yunit? What do you think? Both teams could implement their own vision while still trying to make the other DE compatible. Qt is much more advanced than GTK+ and Yunit and KDE both use Qt - so it seems like a logical step for me. What do you think?

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LXer: OpenELEC 8.0 Linux OS Officially Out with Raspberry Pi Zero W Support, Kodi 17.1

Monday 10th of April 2017 11:04:51 AM
The development team behind the OpenELEC Linux-based entertainment operating system designed for embedded devices were proud to announce earlier the release and general availability of OpenELEC 8.0.

TuxMachines: The Dell Precision 5520 is hobbled by Linux kernel 4.4

Monday 10th of April 2017 10:56:03 AM

Long story short, this is a fine laptop—and its hardware makes it a far better choice than the Dell XPS 13 for video encoding, compiling code, or other heavy computing tasks. But the OS it comes with is not optimized for the hardware. Hell, it’s not a stretch to say that the OS keeps this PC from being the workstation it's supposed to be. If anything, this PC is a case study in why PC makers who want to ship desktop Linux should pay attention to what they are doing before they push a product to market. The whole idea of buying a Linux laptop is to avoid these types of troubles, after all. In that respect, the Precision 5520 feels like a step back from the great platform we saw in the 2016 XPS 13.

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TuxMachines: Ansible's rise is fueling Red Hat's reinvention

Monday 10th of April 2017 10:48:07 AM

Ask a Red Hat salesperson what is her favorite product to sell, and she’ll probably tell you OpenShift. Close on its heels, however, is Ansible, the open source automation platform Red Hat acquired in late 2015. Ansible has been on a tear of late, quickly rising to become the hottest devops tool in the market.

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Phoronix: OpenELEC Mediacenter OS 8.0 Released

Monday 10th of April 2017 10:37:11 AM
OpenELEC 8.0 was released this weekend as the newest version of this mediacenter / multimedia focused Linux distribution...

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News about the migration to ODF in Taiwan

The migration of ODF keeps going in many different fields in Taiwan. Since 2016 the Ministry of Education in Taiwan entrusts the Information Service Association of Chinese Colleges (ISAC) and Software Liberty Association Taiwan (SLAT) with the task of promoting and migrating ODF/LibreOffice in universities in Taiwan. Among all the university, National Chi-Nan University (NCNU) is the earliest one, which started migrating LibreOffice since 2014 and has been working on it for three years. Then on April 20, 2017, a student from NCNU posted an article on Dcard forum saying that, according to her teacher, NCNU “Will not use Microsoft Office anymore due to the budget issue. LibreOffice will be used to replace Microsoft Office.” The student strongly questioned, “LibreOffice is totally unknown to everyone. I don’t know what the administrative staffs of our school are thinking about. Microsoft’s software is a very basic skill for enterprises to recruit people. This decision will make students lost their core competitiveness.” Read more

Phoronix on Graphics

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti: Windows 10 Creators Update vs. Ubuntu Linux Gaming

Earlier this week I posted some fresh AMD Radeon Windows vs. Linux gaming benchmarks using the newly-released Windows 10 Creator Update and Ubuntu 17.04. For your viewing pleasure today are some fresh NVIDIA Windows vs. Linux benchmarks using a high-end GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card. Read more

Bits from the Debian Release Team: release update

We're approaching the final sprint towards Debian 9 "stretch". If you're still planning a BSP for stretch, now is the time to get it organised! Read more