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LXer: The curious case of the disappearing Polish S

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 03:06:47 PM
A few weeks ago, someone reported this to us at Medium: “I just started an article in Polish. I can type in every letter, except ?. When I press the key for ?, the letter just doesn’t appear. It only happens on Medium.”This was odd. We don’t really special-case any language in any way, and even if we did… out of 32 Polish characters, why would this random one be the only one causing problems?Turns out, it wasn’t so random. This is a story of how four incidental ingredients spanning decades (if not centuries) came together to cause the most curious of bugs, and how we fixed it.

Phoronix: Don't Want systemd? Try GNU Hurd, But It Still Lacks 64-bit, Audio & USB

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 02:55:52 PM
While it doesn't get talked about too much these days, GNU Hurd remains under active development. A GNU Hurd developer has shared a status update about the state of Hurd in 2015 and how you can start contributing...

Reddit: Raspberry Pi 2 / ODROID C1 Development Boards Comparison

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 02:54:18 PM

LXer: Introducing the Raspberry Pi 2, and a new resource

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 02:09:36 PM
If you're interested in open hardware, this one has been hard to miss: this week, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the release of the Raspberry Pi 2. This tiny open hardware project has grown so large that its new releases are now making headlines in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and on the BBC.read more

Phoronix: NVIDIA Has A "Great Experience" Working With Nouveau Community

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 02:05:01 PM
Alexandre Courbot spoke at FOSDEM this past weekend about enabling the NVIDIA Tegra K1's "GKA20A" Kepler-based graphics processor with the open-source Nouveau driver...

Phoronix: Vivaldi Browser Downloaded More Than 400k Times So Far

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 01:40:17 PM
Last week we covered the launch of Vivaldi, a new Chromium-powered, multi-platform web browser headed by the former CEO of Opera. In the past few days the Vivadli tech preview has been downloaded more than four hundred thousand times...

Reddit: Why do some Mac owners run Linux instead of OS X?

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 01:35:14 PM

Reddit: Project of the Month: seccomp-bpf

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 01:34:23 PM

Phoronix: Why Wine Developers Don't See Gallium3D D3D9 As An Option

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 01:18:56 PM
While many Linux gamers are excited about the Gallium3D Direct3D 9 state tracker for offering better Windows gaming performance on Linux with the open-source drivers, the patches on the Wine side haven't been accepted upstream. Here's some clarification from one of the leading Wine developers on the graphics front to explain the opposition to the work...

LXer: Repair Linux Boot failures in Grub 2 rescue mode

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 01:12:25 PM
This article provides the you with information on options available for repairing GRUB 2 boot issues and specific instructions on how to use the GRUB 2 terminal.

Reddit: Anyone have the ThinkPad X140e?

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 12:35:04 PM

If so, how do you like it? Specifically interested in your experience with keyboard, trackpad/point, screen and how well it runs Linux (including battery life).

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LXer: Signal analyzer runs Linux on BeagleBone Black-like core

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 12:15:14 PM
Data Translation unveiled a Linux-enabled dynamic signal analyzer for measuring noise and vibration, based on a BeagleBone Black-like embedded computer. The DT7837 is used for testing audio, acoustic, and vibration on mobile devices and other electronics gear. The dynamic signal analyzer can simultaneously measure four 24-bit IEPE sensor inputs at a sampling rate of 102.4 kS/s, says Data Translation.

LinuxToday: 8 advantages of using open source in the enterprise

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 12:00:00 PM

TuxMachines: Paid development pays off for LibreOffice for Android

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 11:47:23 AM

At the huge FOSDEM conference in Brussels this weekend, the developers of LibreOffice for Android presented their work and road map. LibreOffice for Android is currently available as a file viewer in the Google Play Store, but the team is making rapid progress developing editing capabilities as well.

The project is unusual in that The Document Foundation, which manages LibreOffice's development, is using donated funds to pay professional developers to work on LibreOffice for Android. Those funds appear to be having the desired effect of accelerating development.

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TuxMachines: Winners of the Opensource.com 2015 Community Awards

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 11:41:21 AM

Every year, Opensource.com awards people from our community who have excelled in contributing and sharing stories about open source. These stories are about open source as we use it in our everyday lives as well as how it helps to build a better world and future in technology. This year, we present to you the 2015 Opensource.com Community Awards in the following categories.

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TuxMachines: The Linux Setup - Jonathan Riddell, Kubuntu Developer

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 11:36:26 AM

I’m all for free-as-in-freedom. Because of the number of interfaces that software has with the world (both human and programmer), it’s very easy to lock people into proprietary software and create monopolies. Not having free competition is a bad way for any economy to run. I’m surprised at how infrequently this economic argument is made.

I’m also all for community-made software. It allows us to have control and fix problems that we find, to share knowledge, and to create professional and personal relationships. I love that I can go to almost any city in the world and meet up with someone who wants to chat about the code we work with.

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LXer: Ubuntu 14.10 running on my MacBook

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 11:18:03 AM
A few days ago I thought I’d never run something different than Mac OS X on my MacBook, but then I remembered how great Ubuntu ran some years ago on my old laptop. Apart from that my development environment was easily adoptable to Ubuntu and I really love customising stuff, so I made the switch to Ubuntu. That’s how it starts…

Reddit: OpenMandriva Lx 3Pre-Alpha is here!

Wednesday 4th of February 2015 11:00:41 AM

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LibreOffice 4.4.1 Released With Over 100 Fixes, Install/Update To LibreOffice 4.4.1 In Ubuntu/Linux Mint


download libreoffice 4.4.1 and upgrade in ubuntu/linux mint

LibreOffice Recently released its first release LibreOffice 4.4.1 of the LibreOffice 4.4 that was released in the last of January 2015. LibreOffice is an open source and the most popular office suit available for all major platforms.
 
 

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