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LXer: Watch Benjamin Hindman Co-Creator of Apache Mesos Speak Live Tomorrow at MesosCon

Monday 6th of June 2016 02:49:53 AM
Can’t make it to MesosCon North America this week? The Linux Foundation is pleased to offer free live video streaming of all keynote sessions

Reddit: Problems with Sonarr

Monday 6th of June 2016 02:41:12 AM

I'm on manjaro linux sonarr cant add shows it says something about invalid path?

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LinuxToday: The Number Of Linux Games Has More Than Quadrupled In The Past Two Years

Monday 6th of June 2016 01:00:00 AM

Phoronix: There are more than four times as many Linux games available today as there were two years ago.

LXer: Calibre 2.58 eBook Converter Released with Improved Qt 5.5 Support on Ubuntu

Monday 6th of June 2016 12:55:31 AM
Calibre developer Kovid Goyal has announced the availability of the Calibre 2.58 open-source and cross-platform ebook library management software for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows.

Reddit: Can't switch because of drivers?

Monday 6th of June 2016 12:52:12 AM

Hey guys,

I'm a longtime windows user and I would like to switch, because I can definitely see the upsides of it, but I don't really know if it's even "viable". I don't really think I'll have problems with linux in general since I have no problem in searching solutions etc. and also already do more advanced stuff.

At first I thought I would have software problems like not being able to use excel etc. but I guess all these things would still work "ok" in a seamless/unity vm and that's not really a problem.

But I don't really see a solution for just plain out missing drivers. As an example right now I have a steelseries mouse and although it would work under linux I would have to use the default settings since steelseries engine is not available. The same goes for my creative sound blaster g5. It wouldn't even work at all.

Like I said I would like to switch but I can't see how it would be viable, since I couldn't really use some of my hardware and also would be limited in the future in new purchases since I most external peripherals aren't really supported.

Am I wrong?

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Reddit: Question about graphics drivers.

Monday 6th of June 2016 12:32:03 AM

So my mom sent me an old computer with overall decent specs. But I went to put debian on it and I ran into a problem because there aren't any drivers for an ATI radeon 4670. How do I find some graphics drivers to use?

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Reddit: linux tip: track your /etc and ~/.config changes with git

Monday 6th of June 2016 12:14:28 AM

Just a tip I thought I'd share that makes debugging changes to your system configurations and editing them much less stressful. No more cp /etc/foo/bar.cfg /etc/foo/bar.cfg.bak.

Just do this:

$ cd /etc $ sudo su # git init . # git add * # git commit -am 'initial commit' # git status (make sure you're not missing anything important) # chmod -r 700 /etc/.git (possibly root read only configs that need to stay that way)

Now you can edit away without worrying about breaking stuff or losing old versions of configuration files. You might also check du -sh /etc first to make sure you're not committing huge files.

Learned this trick from an old coworker. It makes debugging configs completely painless, and you can see what changes occurred after updates and things like that. Just remember to add your new configs if you install a new package like nginx, and also after you run updates that update software to new versions with new configs, etc.

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Reddit: Review of Sabayon 16.05

Monday 6th of June 2016 12:13:15 AM

LXer: 11 Best Linux IRC Clients

Sunday 5th of June 2016 11:01:09 PM
IRC is a good way of engaging with the Linux community. Being able to tap into the wealth of knowledge of individuals logged into IRC enables users to engage directly with developers and other users of distributions and applications. IRC is not just limited to obtaining and giving technical support to others; it can be used for many other activities.

Reddit: Linux 4.7-rc2 has been released

Sunday 5th of June 2016 10:14:03 PM

Phoronix: Linux 4.7-rc2 Kernel Released

Sunday 5th of June 2016 09:38:26 PM
Linus Torvalds has tagged the Linux 4.7-rc2 kernel...

Reddit: Renaming Files

Sunday 5th of June 2016 09:26:10 PM

Why is it in Linux you have to right click to rename a file while on other OS's you single click and the name highlights so you can change it?

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TuxMachines: SystemRescueCD 4.7.3 Released with GParted 0.26.0 for Read-only LUKS Support

Sunday 5th of June 2016 09:14:12 PM

SystemRescueCd developer François Dupoux announced the release and immediate availability for download of SystemRescueCd 4.7.3, the third maintenance version in the 4.7 series of the distribution.

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TuxMachines: Reviewing Nokia's Android Smartphone: Lessons From Finland's Successful Failure

Sunday 5th of June 2016 09:12:17 PM

Last month saw the announcement that the Nokia name would be returning to the world of smartphones. The historic company will be licensing the brand name to a new Finnish company (HMD Global Oy) which will partner with Nokia Technologies and a new Foxconn subsidiary (FIH Mobile Ltd) to “collaborate on a global business partnership to sell Nokia-branded mobile phones, smartphones, and tablets.”

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Reddit: Looking For Project Ideas

Sunday 5th of June 2016 09:08:19 PM

Hey All!

I just wanted to see if anyone knew of any repositories where I might find some project ideas to boost my knowledge and experience with Linux. I'm pretty proficient already, but I've reached a bit of a "block", where I can't seem to find any substantial content for the purposes of self-training.


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LXer: Seven months later, Valve’s Steam Machines look dead in the water

Sunday 5th of June 2016 09:06:47 PM
It's been about seven months now since Valve officially got into the hardware business with its Steam Machines, a line of Linux-powered gaming console/PC hybrids paired with a unique dual touchpad Steam Controller. Today, we're getting our first concrete glimpse of the impact that hardware has had on the wider market for gaming machines—and the numbers don't look too good for Valve.

Reddit: Script to monitor folder for new files and folder creation

Sunday 5th of June 2016 08:44:51 PM

i need script to monitor specific folder and notify me by email once file or folder created inside.

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Reddit: What is the reason of the missing "create new file" keyboard shortcut in all Linux DEs?

Sunday 5th of June 2016 08:35:16 PM

You can create a new folder with CTRL + SHIFT + N , but you are unable to create a new file without creating some script and assigning some shortcut to it. Why is that? Is there any historical reason for that? If you can create a file in terminal using the touch command why is it not implemented in file managers like Nautilus, Nemo, Dolphin, etc. too, e.g. CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + N or something like that?

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There's a lot of benchmarking going on this weekend at Phoronix in preparation for next week's Radeon RX 480 Linux review. Here are some fresh results on the NVIDIA side showing the current performance-per-dollar data for the NVIDIA Maxwell and Pascal graphics cards for seeing what the RX 480 "Polaris 10" card will be competing against under Linux. Read more

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Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" to Ship with GCC 6 by Default, Binutils 2.27

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