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LXer: GNOME's Orca Screen Reader Receives Major Improvements Ahead of GNOME 3.16

Saturday 21st of March 2015 09:04:51 AM
We’ve announced the other day that GNOME 3.16 Release Candidate was made available for testing and that many of its core components, applications, and libraries have been updated. Orca, the default screen reader and magnifier of the GNOME desktop environment has been updated as well with a great number of improvements, bug fixes, as well as updated translations.

Reddit: Deluge - is it normal for my seeding torrents to be mostly inactive?

Saturday 21st of March 2015 09:04:36 AM

I'm a new Deluge user and wanted to give back a bit to the community by seeding some FOSS torrents.

I have been seeding 3 popular torrents for around 11 hours, RaspberryPi Noobs, raspian-wheezy and Ubuntu 14.10 desktop and each has uploaded 98MB, 4MB and 11MB respectively. 99% of the time, there is simply no upload activity and when there is occasional activity, it's only like 10-20KB/s.

I've had a look though some thread online about similar symptoms and tried changing the various network/bandwidth/queue settings but nothing seems to really help.

Am I doing something wrong or is this normal behaviour for seeding torrents?

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TuxMachines: In the market for a $40 Android tablet? Take a look at the Jide Ultra Remix Android tablet

Saturday 21st of March 2015 07:58:48 AM

Announced back in January by a group of ex-Google employees, the Jide Ultra Remix could be in your hands later this year for around $400. However, through the company’s upcoming Kickstarter campaign, it can be yours for a measly $40, reports Liliputing.

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TuxMachines: Can't even throw code across the wall - on open sourcing existing code

Saturday 21st of March 2015 07:50:42 AM

Starting a new project as open source feels like the simplest thing in the world. You just take the minimally working thing you wrote, slap on a license file, and push the repo to Github. The difficult bit is creating and maintaining a community that ensures long term continuity of the project, especially as some contributors leave and new ones enter. But getting the code out in a way that could be useful to others is easy.

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TuxMachines: GNOME Tweak Tool Updated for GNOME 3.16 with New “Enable Animations” Option

Saturday 21st of March 2015 07:38:39 AM

GNOME Tweak Tool, an open-source graphical software that lets users tweak various hidden settings of the GNOME desktop environment, has been updated recently with support for the upcoming GNOME 3.16 desktop environment, due for release on March 25, 2015.

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TuxMachines: Mozilla Releases Firefox 36.0.3 to Patch the Security Vulnerabilities Disclosed at Pwn2Own

Saturday 21st of March 2015 07:34:01 AM

Mozilla has just updated its popular Firefox web browser application for all supported computer operating systems, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows. The new stable release is now Mozilla Firefox 36.0.3 and you should receive it via the built-in updater tool of the software.

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TuxMachines: Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux on 1.9GHz quad-core Atom SoC

Saturday 21st of March 2015 07:24:53 AM

Axiomtek’s “PICO840″ Pico-ITX SBC features a quad- or dual-core Intel Atom, and offers multiple video ports, plus GbE, SATA, serial, USB, and Mini-PCIe I/O.

The PICO840 is a lower-powered, but more energy efficient alternative to the similarly Pico-ITX based PICO880 single board computer, which runs on a 4th Gen Intel Core processor. The 100 x 72mm PICO840 is said to support PoS systems, mobile medical monitors, compact panel PCs, and other embedded systems with tight space constraints. No OS support was mentioned, but we are confident the PICO840 runs Linux.

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LXer: Create an offline personal wiki to organize your work

Saturday 21st of March 2015 07:10:29 AM
Personal offline wiki is a great place to keep track of these kinds of work. With the help of links, text formatting, images, videos you can organize your work, so that it becomes a great learning resource for your personal use, that you can re-visit whenever you need to review the material.

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