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Linux 4.6 Charred Weasel adds USB 3.1 Support

Monday 16th of May 2016 05:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: Memory usage in Linux gets a big boost in Linux 4.6 thanks to the Out Of Memory (OOM) killer.

Linux 4.6 is out

Monday 16th of May 2016 01:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: So 4.6 is out there at the normal schedule, and that obviously also means that I'll start doing merge window pull requests for 4.7 starting tomorrow.

Geary 0.11.0 released

Monday 16th of May 2016 12:28:22 AM

Geary is an email application built for GNOME 3.

5 Highly Promising Music Players

Sunday 15th of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

Linux is blessed with some excellent mature music players.

After Years of Hard Work, ZFS for Linux Finally Lands in Debian GNU/Linux Repos

Sunday 15th of May 2016 01:00:00 PM

It would appear that it took the Debian developers many years to finally be able to ship a working version of the ZFS for Linux software

How to make containers more secure

Sunday 15th of May 2016 01:00:00 AM

 CIO.com: CoreOS's Matthew Garrett talks about the security risks in containers and how he and others are working to mitigate such risks.

Tiny $1 STEM-oriented open source hacker board hits Indiegogo

Saturday 14th of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

Like the tiny BBC Micro:bit board, the "One Dollar Board" is aimed at introducing kids to computer programming and the Internet of Things at a young age.

How to Install the Beautiful Arc GTK Theme on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Saturday 14th of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

 More GTK themes for Ubuntu

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2 Adds Notifications for Server Events and Sync Issues

Saturday 14th of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2 is modest release that introduces a handful of new features

The Linux command that you should never say out loud

Saturday 14th of May 2016 01:00:00 PM

 ComputerWorld: There's a Linux command that can help repair mistakes in the commands you type.

Growing a contributor base in modern open source

Saturday 14th of May 2016 06:00:00 AM

In the Node.js project, new contributors account for ~50% of all contributors per month.

Mark Shuttleworth Challenges OpenStack to Think about Leadership

Friday 13th of May 2016 10:00:00 PM

Datamation: The founder of Ubuntu Linux, discusses his views on what OpenStack is doing right and what it's doing wrong.

What’s the Difference Between Open-O & OSM?

Friday 13th of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

SDXcentral: It’s ridiculously early in the existences of Open-O and Open Source MANO (OSM), two open source NFV management and network orchestration (MANO) efforts that emerged at almost the same time this year

How to Set Up 2-Factor Authentication for Login and sudo

Friday 13th of May 2016 08:00:00 PM

Linux.com: We live in a world where data is an incredibly valuable currency, and you’re always at risk of loss.

OpenMandriva: We Are the Only GNU/Linux Distro to Use Clang as the Main Compiler

Friday 13th of May 2016 07:00:00 PM

 softpedia: GCC isn't the only game in town.

Yun Shield adds OpenWrt and WiFi to Arduinos

Friday 13th of May 2016 06:00:00 PM

 hackerboards: Arduino LLC released a shield version of its Arduino Yun SBC, letting you add a WiFi and Linux to Arduino boards, along with Ethernet and USB ports.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 has landed

Friday 13th of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

ZDnet: What's new in RHEL 6.8?

How Long Will Desktop Linux Last?

Friday 13th of May 2016 04:00:00 PM

Datamation: Ok maybe the year of Desktop Linux isn't coming after all..

How to install ProFTPd with TLS support on Ubuntu 16.04

Friday 13th of May 2016 03:00:00 PM

HowToForge: This tutorial shows how to install and use FTP with ProFTPd securely.

APT 1.3 Now in Development, Promises Support for Multiple Fingerprints, Bugfixes

Friday 13th of May 2016 02:00:00 PM

The development cycle of the next major branch, APT 1.3, is happening on the experimental channel, which in time will be slowly pushed to unstable/testing, and even the stable channel.

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Nvidia 361.45.11 Graphics Driver Released for Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris Systems

Today, May 24, 2016, Nvidia released a new long-lived graphics drivers for Unix users, version 361.45.11, available now for GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris operating systems. Read more Also: New NVIDIA 361 Linux Driver Released

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NVIDIA vs. AMD OpenGL & Vulkan Benchmarks With Valve's Dota 2

Yesterday marked the public availability of Dota 2 with a Vulkan renderer after Valve had been showing it off for months. This is the second commercial Linux game (after The Talos Principle) to sport a Vulkan renderer and thus we were quite excited to see how this Dota 2 Vulkan DLC is performing for both NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon graphics cards. Here are our initial Dota 2 benchmarks with Vulkan as well as OpenGL for reference when using the latest Linux graphics drivers on Ubuntu. Read more

Why Hyperledger wants to be the ‘Linux of blockchain’

Blockchain technology offers many different benefits to enterprise developers — but there’s no cross-industry open standard for how to develop it. That makes it difficult for vendors and CIO customers to place their bets and begin building it into their technology architecture. Hyperledger, a Linux Foundation project to produce a standard open-source blockchain, wants to solve that problem, and it just got an executive director, Brian Behlendorf, to help it on its way. He founded the Apache Software Foundation, was previously on the board of the Mozilla Foundation and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and managed tech VC firm Mithril Capital Management. Read more