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Speedup Your Typing with Ibus Typing Booster

Thursday 6th of April 2017 08:00:00 PM

Ibus typing booster is a predictive text input method which helps users to improve the typing speed without compromising on data accuracy.

How To Check Available Version Of A Package In Ubuntu Repositories

Thursday 6th of April 2017 07:00:00 PM

OStechnix: If you wanted to check available version of a package in Ubuntu repositories, it’s not that difficult.

FreeFileSync - Compare and Synchronize Files in Ubuntu

Thursday 6th of April 2017 06:00:00 PM

tecmint: FreeFileSync is a free, open source and cross platform folder comparison and synchronization software, which helps you synchronize files and folders on Linux, Windows and Mac OS.

Multiple Developers Come Forward To Continue Unity Development

Thursday 6th of April 2017 05:00:00 PM

UbuntuVibes: Multiple developers have shown interest in continuing Unity development.

Orange Pi Zero Overview

Thursday 6th of April 2017 04:00:00 PM

piboards: The Orange Pi Zero with the H2+ SoC is a Linux single board computer that is great for maker projects and IoT scenarios.

An Easiest Way To Install And Configure OpenVPN Server In Linux

Thursday 6th of April 2017 03:00:00 PM

An easy way to install and configure OpenVPN server and client in RPM based and DEB based systems.

Why you should become an open source sustainer

Thursday 6th of April 2017 02:00:00 PM

Find out why you should become an open source sustainer.

Golang to the rescue: Saving DevOps from TLS turmoil

Thursday 6th of April 2017 01:00:00 PM

Find out about a use case that created a need for testing certificate chains, appropriate web server security settings, and the Go code used for...

Cheap Arm Project: Affordable, Open Source DIY Robotics

Thursday 6th of April 2017 12:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: Not so long ago, when we mentioned "open source," we were nearly always talking about software.

AT&T trials open switches for better future services

Thursday 6th of April 2017 11:00:00 AM A coast-to-coast network trial by AT&T last month, using open-source "white box" switches, pointed toward an imagined future of more reliable services that may come quicker than some people think.

Razer Peripherals Configuration GUI Polychromatic 0.3.8 Released With Overhauled Tray

Thursday 6th of April 2017 06:00:00 AM

Polychromatic, a GUI and tray applet for configuring Razer peripherals on Linux, was updated to version 0.3.8

SiriKali - Manage User Encrypted Volumes of (ecryptfs, cryfs, gocryptfs, securefs and encfs)

Thursday 6th of April 2017 02:00:00 AM

SiriKali capable to manage more than one encrypted volumes such as ecryptfs, cryfs, gocryptfs, securefs and encfs.

Patent Attacks on GNU/Linux Devices, Courtesy of Philips, Ericsson, Microsoft and Its Patent Trolls

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 10:00:00 PM

techrights: The strategy of scattering software patents to patent trolls in order for them to sue one's competition is becoming ever more popular

Canonical Ends Ubuntu Unity Linux Desktop in Favor of GNOME

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 09:02:00 PM

NEWS ANALYSIS: After six years of pitching the dream of a converged Linux desktop experience that crosses desktop, mobile, server and cloud, Canonical pulls the plug.

Intel's Data Plane Development Kit Now a Linux Foundation Project

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 08:00:00 PM

DPDK has become a defacto standard tool in many SDN efforts and now it's opening up even further.

Weaveworks Advances Container Services Platform in Enterprise Edition

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 07:00:00 PM

Weaveworks has several core open-source applications, including Weave Net, which is a software-defined networking (SDN) technology for containers, and Weave Scope, a visualization tool for container microservices.

Free Range Routing Protocol Finds a New Home at the Linux Foundation

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 06:00:00 PM

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: FRRouting is now an official Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

Cilium Project Aims to Improve Container Networking Security

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 05:00:00 PM

[VIDEO] Dan Wendlandt, CEO and co-founder of stealth startup Covalent provides insight into what Cilium is all about.

How To Manage Log Files Using Logrotate In Linux

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 04:00:00 PM

Logrotate simplifies the administration of log files on a system which generates a large number of log files.

How to Add a New Disk to an Existing Linux Server

Wednesday 5th of April 2017 03:00:00 PM

This article describes how to add a new disk to an existing Linux server.

More in Tux Machines

QNX 7 Can Be Fitted With A Qt5 Desktop

  • QNX 7 Can Be Fitted With A Qt5 Desktop
    While QNX remains targeted as an operating system for mobile/embedded solutions, a BlackBerry developer in his spare time has fitted QNX 7 with a Qt5 desktop. QNX 6 and prior had a desktop option, but was removed in QNX 7, which was released this past March. QNX 7.0 also brought support for 64-bit (and maintaining 32-bit) Intel x86 and ARM platforms along with C++14 support. For those wanting to experiment with QNX 7, a BlackBerry kernel developer has been working on making this operating system more desktop friendly.
  • Building a BlackBerry QNX 7 Desktop
    Having Qt allowed me to port one of my favourite applications, SpeedCrunch. It was a simple matter of running ‘qmake’ followed by ‘make’. Next, I ported the QTermWidget library so that I could have terminal windows.

Kernel Space/Linux

  • Kernel explained
  • [Older] [Video] Audio on Linux: The End of a Golden Age?
  • State of Sway April 2017
    Development on Sway continues. I thought we would have slowed down a lot more by now, but every release still comes with new features - Sway 0.12 added redshift support and binary space partitioning layouts. Sway 0.13.0 is coming soon and includes, among other things, nvidia proprietary driver support. We already have some interesting features slated for Sway 0.14.0, too! Today Sway has 21,446 lines of C (and 4,261 lines of header files) written by 81 authors across 2,263 commits. These were written through 653 pull requests and 529 issues. Sway packages are available today in the official repos of pretty much every distribution except for Debian derivatives, and a PPA is available for those guys.

Supporting Burning Platforms

  • Surface revenue does a U-boat, and dives

    Revenue generated by Microsoft's Surface hardware during the March quarter was down 26% from the same period the year before, the company said yesterday as it briefed Wall Street.

    For the quarter, Surface produced $831 million, some $285 million less than the March quarter of 2016, for the largest year-over-year dollar decline ever.

  • Acer said to me: "do not use our products with Linux. Find another manufacturer"
    Last year, I bought an Acer notebook and it came with Windows 10. As I didn't want spyware neither bloatware, I got Linux installed and asked for a refund of the OEM license. After a little of talking, they were wanting to charge me US$100 (to remove the license, which I already had wiped, as I got FDE Linux installed) to refund US$70 of the OEM license. This year, wondering to buy a new Acer notebook, I asked them again if they would refund me the OEM license without all the hassle (as they did pay me the US$70, without me having to pay the US$100).

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