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Reddit: USE Method: Linux Performance Checklist

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 05:21:54 PM

Reddit: [Question] Ubuntu and Android, sharing the kernel?

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 05:04:35 PM

So I got down to thinking, about how Android and Ubuntu operate on a similar kernel. I also am aware that it is possible to run two desktop environments on the same kernel (possibly using a chroot environment?) My question is: Could it be (theoretically) possible to run Android(x86) on the same Linux as Ubuntu, forcing Android to use Ubuntu's libraries instead of its own? Yeah I know about emulators and whatnot, but actually switch between X server and Android display?

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LXer: 6 fresh guides for managing OpenStack

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 04:56:47 PM
Looking for a guide to walk you through the creation, care and upkeep of your open source cloud running OpenStack? We've collected some of our favorite tutorials and technical how-tos from the past month all here in one place. Be sure to visit the official documentation for OpenStack if you need further guidance.read more

Reddit: Help me start from scratch

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 04:33:06 PM

Hey /r/linux ,

I need help with starting from scratch. By scratch, I really mean from scratch.

I'm going to high school in september and I think that my current knowledge of computers is absolutely horrible ( 3 years of IT a really shitty IT class with a bad teacher ). While I do understand some basics, I feel that almost everything I was taught isn't correct. I need a few good books to explain computers to me, from turning it on to hard stuff like advanced linux stuff.

Help is appreciated!

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LXer: Why XFCE is the Best Linux Desktop

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 03:59:36 PM
I have used various Linux desktop environments over the years: GNOME, KDE, LXDE and XFCE. As for the best Linux desktop? Each experience has its advantages. Some Linux desktops offer lots of glamour and neat effects, while others provide a solid (be it simpler) user experience without making the end user feel like they’re using a desktop from the late 20th century.

Phoronix: Intel Is Trying To Support The x32 ABI For LLVM/Clang

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 03:16:02 PM
While adoption of the Linux x32 ABI hasn't really taken off with most developers and end-users doing just fine with x86_64-compiled software, Intel is trying to get things back on track for supporting x32 by LLVM and Clang...

LXer: Manage Linux Containers with Docker on Ubuntu

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 03:02:25 PM
Manage Linux Containers with Docker on UbuntuThis guide explains how to install Docker and manage virtual machines effectively. Docker is a Open Source Linux virtualistaion platform for developers and system administrators to build, deploy, and execute distributed applications easily. Docker consists of the Docker Engine, a light runtime and virtualisation layer, tools to package and version virtual machines similar to a sourcecode repository and Docker Hub, a service in the cloud to share applications and automate workflow. Docker allows applications quickly assembled from components and eliminates friction between development environments, quality control and production.

Phoronix: Preview: Fedora 20 Updated vs. Fedora 21 Rawhide Benchmarks

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 02:39:19 PM
While Fedora 21 remains under heavy development, for some new benchmarks to get July started I ran some tests of a stock Fedora 20 installation versus Fedora 20 with all stable updates versus Fedora 21 in its "Rawhide" state.

Phoronix: kGraft Being Discussed For Inclusion Into Linux-Next

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 02:06:25 PM
The SUSE method for live kernel patching, kGraft, is being proposed for possible inclusion into the linux-next branch in hopes it will be merged into an upcoming Linux kernel release cycle...

TuxMachines: HP and Canonical Document OpenStack Cloud Deployment for Ubuntu

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 02:05:54 PM

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) signaled its endorsement of Canonical's Ubuntu Linux as a platform for deploying the OpenStack cloud operating system with the release this week of a new reference architecture, which provides detailed instructions on setting up an OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu and other tools from Canonical, such as Juju and MAAS.

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LXer: Python Foundation uncoils as membership opens up

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 02:05:14 PM
By relaxing its rather constrictive membership process, The Python Software Foundation is starting to uncoil. And Nick Coghlan, Provisioning Architect in Red Hat Engineering Operations, couldn't be happier.Coghlan recently earned a seat on the Foundation's Board of Directors, where he'll help oversee the open source programming language's governing body. He assumes his position at a critical juncture for Python. Many high-profile Linux distributions are beginning to offer Python 3 by default, encouraging developers to transition to the latest version as Python 2 support dwindles. And the PSF is altering its membership structure—making joining a much more straightforward matter for developers all over the world.read more

TuxMachines: Clonezilla Live 2.2.3-25 Is Now Powered by Linux Kernel 3.14.7

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 02:00:34 PM

The stable channel of the Clonezilla Live Linux distribution, an open source operating system designed for hard disk drive cloning operations, has been updated to version 2.2.3-25, as announced by its developer, Steven Shiau.

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LinuxToday: Getting everyone on the same open-source cloud page

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 02:00:00 PM

 CSC: At June 2014's Linux Enterprise User Summit on Wall Street, Alan Clark, SUSE's director of industry initiatives and open source and chairman of the OpenStack Foundation, explained why and how to deploy open-source clouds in your business.

TuxMachines: Calculate Linux 13.19 released

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 01:56:44 PM

We are happy to announce that Calculate Linux 13.19, the last of the 13th, has been released. CL 14 is coming soon after, with many new features such as totally rewritten assemble & compilation utilities, GUI and/or commande line updater, automatic update check, new approach to profiles, etc.

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Phoronix: Qt HiDPI Support Is On Hold For A Few Months

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 01:45:39 PM
Discussed at the Qt Contributor Summit and now turning into an Internet discussion is that the Qt High-DPI support is on hold...

Phoronix: Calculate Linux 13.19 Ends The Last Of CL13

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 01:29:04 PM
The last release before Calculate Linux 14 is now available with various updates to the Gentoo-based Linux distribution...