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Phoronix: Khronos To Soon Open-Source Initial SPIR-V LLVM Work

Tuesday 7th of July 2015 06:17:35 PM
One of the big things we've been looking forward to with SPIR-V is the to/from LLVM IR pass in order to open up the possibilities for this new industry-standard intermediate representation to be used by Vulkan and OpenCL. Some code will soon be opened up, but it's not the end game...

LXer: Open source event planning is work, fun, and good for business

Tuesday 7th of July 2015 06:06:42 PM
In addition to picking up technical skills, networking, and learning about products and services in the expo, OSCON attendees can learn practical community-building tricks. In this interview, Kara Sowles (community initiatives manager at Puppet Labs) and Francesca Krihely give advice for hosting a community event. They'll be teaching a half-day tutorial on planning and running tech events at OSCON 2015 in Portland.read more

Reddit: Server administration (Linux)

Tuesday 7th of July 2015 10:12:41 AM

Hello, I am looking for some sources (to start with) where I get actual knowledge. I thought with starting with IP/DNS (etc.) and then go to actual server administration in Linux (maybe Windows? :D) I am looking for some Kindle books :) Thanks for help!

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LXer: An Introduction to Linux Containers

Tuesday 7th of July 2015 10:05:05 AM
Linux container technology is the latest computing trend sweeping the computing world. A lot of financial and technical investors, Linux software programmers, and customers are betting that containers will change the way businesses manage their computer systems—from deployment to maintenance. Container technology has become its own ecosystem with no less than 60 companies supporting some aspect of the technology. But what exactly are Linux containers, and how can they help you?

LXer: Solus OS Gets UEFI Fixes and Better Power Consumption for Laptops

Tuesday 7th of July 2015 12:33:15 AM
The Solus project is moving very fast, and its developers have managed to push another release out the door, this time with a lot of fixes that have been spotted and repaired in a very short amount of time.

Reddit: Web Server Load Testing Tool: Siege

Tuesday 7th of July 2015 12:18:35 AM

LXer: Why the story of Yamaha should terrify HP, Dell, Cisco, others in hardware biz

Monday 6th of July 2015 08:41:25 AM
"Cloud computing is going to change everything whether you like it or not," Vimal Thomas, vice president of Yamaha of America tells us. "Get in front of it before it starts landing on top of you."

TuxMachines: today's leftovers

Monday 6th of July 2015 08:33:03 AM

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TuxMachines: Leftovers: Software

Monday 6th of July 2015 08:30:51 AM

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TuxMachines: Leftovers: Gaming

Monday 6th of July 2015 08:29:49 AM

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TuxMachines: Android Leftovers

Monday 6th of July 2015 08:26:44 AM

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TuxMachines: Leftovers: OSS

Monday 6th of July 2015 08:25:39 AM

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TuxMachines: Systemd 222 Will Do Away With Its Accelerometer

Monday 6th of July 2015 08:00:41 AM

For the past four years in systemd there's been a Udev accelerometer helper for exposing the device orientation as a property. With the upcoming systemd 222 release, that will change and instead users taking advantage of device orientation information should switch to iio-sensor-proxy 1.0+.

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Slashdot: CRYENGINE Finally Lands On Linux

Monday 6th of July 2015 03:00:01 AM

LXer: Parsix GNU/Linux 8.0 to Finally Switch to GNOME 3.16, Linux Kernel 4.0

Sunday 5th of July 2015 04:39:03 AM
The Parsix GNU/Linux developers were happy to announce that the first snapshot towards the anticipated Parsix GNU/Linux 8.0 distribution is now available for download and testing. Dubbed Mumble, Parsix GNU/Linux 8.0 will be the first release of the operating system to be built around the GNOME 3.16 desktop environment, and powered by latest Linux kernel 4.0 technologies.

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FreeBSD 10.2-RC2 Released, Riding On Schedule Nicely

Glen Barber announced the release of FreeBSD 10.2-RC2 today for those wanting to do some weekend BSD testing. FreeBSD 10.2-RC2 has changes to pkg, ntpd, nvme, a UEFI loader fix, and an assortment of other bug/regression fixes across the stack. Read more

Find the Perfect Linux-Compatible PC with Ubuntu's Hardware Database

Some PCs are more difficult to run Linux on than others—it’s all about the drivers. Some laptops are available with Linux pre-installed, but plenty aren’t—even though they may make great Linux PCs. The Ubuntu Certified Hardware database helps you find Linux-compatible PCs. Most computers can run Linux, but some are much easier than others. Certain hardware manufacturers (whether it’s Wi-Fi cards, video cards, or other buttons on your laptop) are more Linux-friendly than others, which means installing drivers and getting things to work will be less of a hassle. Read more

OnePlus 2 Review Roundup: Solid Android Smartphone And Fantastic Tag Price

The OnePlus 2 will not become available in the U.S. and Europe until Aug. 11, but the first reviews of the Chinese startup's second flagship smartphone are already in, and the verdict is a resounding thumbs up from most people who were lucky enough to be given a preview build. When it comes to the OnePlus 2's design, reviewers agree that the device has a solid, comfortable build thanks to the textured sandstone panel on the back and the slight convex shape that curves right into the hands, while still evoking that premium feel with the aluminum frame holding up the device. Read more

Arch Linux 2015.08.01 Is Now Available for Download, Powered by Linux Kernel 4.1

You won't believe this, but it's already August, so the time has come for the Arch Linux operating system to receive a new installation media that includes all the updates that have been released during the month of July 2015. Read more