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Linux 4.2 Will Tweak The CFQ Scheduler For SSDs To Offer Better Performance

Monday 8th of June 2015 01:00:00 AM

Phoronix: The Linux 4.2 kernel will make the CFQ I/O scheduler default to its IOPS mode when on solid-state drives, which should boost performance.

Are Valve's $500 Steam Machines Powerful Enough?

Sunday 7th of June 2015 09:00:00 PM

Valve has announced the first Steam Machines, and there are just two versions available right now.

Warning: Don’t Download Software From SourceForge If You Can Help It

Sunday 7th of June 2015 05:00:00 PM

HowToGeek: Many open-source projects now host their installers elsewhere, and the versions on SourceForge may include junkware.

Linux Kernel 4.0.5 Is Out with x86, ARM, and XFS Improvements, Updated Drivers

Sunday 7th of June 2015 01:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The changelog of Linux kernel 4.0.5 is quite huge

How Microsoft Squashed Free/Open Source Software in Voting Systems in the United States

Sunday 7th of June 2015 01:00:00 AM

 techrights: Microsoft is interfering with efforts to put Free/Open Source software in voting machines, ensuring that these machines continue to have back doors (Windows)

10 Open Source Docker Tools You Should Be Using

Saturday 6th of June 2015 09:00:00 PM

Are you taking advantage of these essential open source Docker tools?

Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 14.16.2 Switches to the OpenRC Init System

Saturday 6th of June 2015 05:00:00 PM

The Russian Calculate Linux 14.16.2 distro is now powered by Linux kernel 3.18.14 LTS, which is the most advanced long-term support branch of the Linux kernel.

Finnix 111 Adds Linux Kernel 4.0 and ARM Support

Saturday 6th of June 2015 01:00:00 PM

Finnix 111 is the first ever version of the Debian-based distribution to support the ARM hardware architecture.

Canonical and Cisco Join Efforts on Policy-Based OpenStack Clouds

Saturday 6th of June 2015 06:00:00 AM

 softpedia: Cisco has developed the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and it will now join the Ubuntu Cloud OpenStack Interoperability Lab (OIL).

Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal Leaving for IoT Startup

Saturday 6th of June 2015 02:00:00 AM

InternetNews: Mozilla's Leadership Collapse Continues

Starting Your Linux Career: 10 Steps

Friday 5th of June 2015 10:00:00 PM

 funwithlinux: I cannot lie: learning Linux took a lot of time.

Open Source History: What if GNU and Linux Had Cloned MS-DOS, Not Unix?

Friday 5th of June 2015 09:00:00 PM

The VAR Guy: A consideration of how differently the consumer PC software market may have turned out if GNU and the Free Software Foundation had built free/"open source" software to replace MS-DOS and Windows, rather than Unix.

Welcome to America: Here's your Linux computer

Friday 5th of June 2015 08:00:00 PM Whomever starts exploring Linux gets a new taste of freedom.

Command Line Arguments in Linux Shell Scripting

Friday 5th of June 2015 07:00:00 PM

 linuxtechi: Command line arguments (also known as positional parameters) are the arguments specified at the command prompt with a command or script to be executed.

Making open source collaboration sustainable

Friday 5th of June 2015 06:00:00 PM Open sourcing, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says, is different from crowdsourcing is several ways

How to Install nginx and google pagespeed on Ubuntu 15.04

Friday 5th of June 2015 05:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: This tutorials shows how to build a nginx .deb package for Ubuntu 15.04 from source that has Google pagespeed module compiled in.

Ubuntu's Juju Now Supports systemd and Google Cloud Platform

Friday 5th of June 2015 04:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Juju 1.23.3 is quite a major version that packs a lot of goodies for those of you who want to scale and manage environments on any cloud without too much hassle.

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Android-powered BlackBerry Venice with a slide-out keyboard reportedly headed to AT&T

Reports from earlier this month that BlackBerry would soon launch a full fledged Android-powered smartphone are looking up. Ex-tipster who still occasionally tips/confirms new devices @Evleaks tweeted earlier today that a device called the BlackBerry Venice is headed to AT&T later this year. He specifically mentioned that this device would be powered by Android and that — here’s the best part — it will feature a slide-out physical keyboard for QWERTY fans. Read more

Top 5 Android phones — July 2015

Then we have our wild cards, two phones are included this quarter, and both deserve some sort of mention. One isn’t available yet, while the other is about to receive a much anticipated successor. Without further ado, let’s dive into the top 5 Android smartphones for July 2015. And please, as always, keep in mind that these are in no particular order; each phone has plenty of pros and cons. Read more

Linux Kernel Gets a Patch for Dell Airplane Mode Switch

A patch has been submitted to the Linux kernel to fix a problem that was really bothering the users of Dell laptops, and that's the ability to use the airplane mode switch. Read more

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