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Learn to use CURL command with examples

Tuesday 5th of February 2019 01:00:00 PM

 The curl command is used to transfer files to and from a server

All You Need To Know About Processes in Linux [Comprehensive Guide]

Tuesday 5th of February 2019 03:00:00 AM

 Tecmint: A process refers to a program in execution; it's a running instance of a program.

10 Cool Command Line Tools For Your Linux Terminal

Monday 4th of February 2019 11:00:00 PM

Tecmint: In this article, we will share a number of cool command-line programs that you can use in a Linux terminal.

The Best Weather Apps for Ubuntu & Linux Mint

Monday 4th of February 2019 10:00:00 PM

OMGubuntu: Meteorological must-haves to keep tabs on local conditions

Glibc 2.29 Is Offering Up Some Nice Performance Improvements

Monday 4th of February 2019 09:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Glibc 2.29 was released a few days back and like most GNU C Library releases -- particularly in recent times -- does offer up more CPU performance optimizations...

Endless OS Functionality Controls Simplify Computing

Monday 4th of February 2019 08:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: Endless OS is an unusual Linux distro in that its user interface is more like an Android smartphone or tablet than a Linux desktop computer platform.

SAP: One of Open Source’s Best Kept Secrets

Monday 4th of February 2019 07:00:00 PM

SAP has been working with open source for decades and has now established an open source program office (OSPO) to further formalize the coordination of its open source activities and expand its engagement with the open source communities.

Setting up an Nginx Reverse Proxy

Monday 4th of February 2019 06:00:00 PM

A reverse proxy is a service that takes a client request, sends the request to one or more proxied servers, fetches the response, and delivers the server's response to the client.

What Frameworks and Languages are Developers Using in 2019?

Monday 4th of February 2019 05:00:00 PM

eWEEK DATA POINTS: HackerRank surveyed over 71,000 developers to better understand how developers are working today, providing multiple insights into the programming languages and frameworks that are most in demand.

How To Install Zabbix on Debian 9 Stretch

Monday 4th of February 2019 04:00:00 PM

 Learn how to install Zabbix on Debian 9 with LAMP stack, as well as some extra required by Zabbix

How to Master the rsync Command in Linux

Monday 4th of February 2019 03:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: Rsync is a useful file synchronization tool that comes with incremental synchronization.

How to Create Bootable CentOS USB Stick on Windows

Monday 4th of February 2019 02:00:00 PM

This tutorial will walk you through the process of creating a bootable CentOS USB stick on Windows.

Xen Project Celebrates Unikraft Unikernel Project’s One Year Anniversary

Monday 4th of February 2019 01:00:00 PM

Linux.com: In the past year, the Unikraft team has made great progress in simplifying the process of building unikernels through a unified and customizable code base.

Linux 5.0 rc5

Monday 4th of February 2019 02:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: I'm happy to report that things seem to be calming down nicely, and rc5 is noticeably smaller than previous rc's.

Ubuntu vs. Debian vs. openSUSE On The POWER9 Raptor Talos II

Sunday 3rd of February 2019 10:00:00 PM

Phoronix: It's been very interesting to benchmark this libre hardware that's high performance with having 44 cores / 176 threads at 3.80GHz.

MakuluLinux Core OS Debuts With Impressive Desktop Design

Sunday 3rd of February 2019 06:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: A new Linux OS gets to the core of Linux computing with a revamped desktop environment and a new way to have fun with your daily computing tasks.

Flameshot is an Amazing Screenshot Tool

Sunday 3rd of February 2019 02:00:00 PM

 FOSSpost: If you are someone who depends on saving screenshots a lot in your work, then you would find the default screenshoot tools on Linux very limited to your own daily needs.

ZaReason Gamerbox 9400: The ultimate Linux gaming PC

Sunday 3rd of February 2019 02:00:00 AM

ZDnet: For Linux gamers, there's now a powerhouse contender to rival proprietary computers

How to start and organize a Kubernetes meetup

Saturday 2nd of February 2019 10:00:00 PM

Meetups are great ways to learn about new technologies like Kubernetes.

What defines a top-tier, open source music player for Linux?

Saturday 2nd of February 2019 06:00:00 PM

opensource.com: Find out what makes a Linux-based open source audio player "audiophile quality."

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Intel Graphics: Discrete Graphics Cards and SVT-AV1

  • Intel Preps For Discrete Graphics Cards With Linux Patches
    Intel has confirmed that recent patches to its Linux graphics driver were related to its continued work on preparing the ecosystem for its new line of discrete graphics cards. Phoronix reported that Intel released 42 such patches with more than 4,000 lines of code between them on February 14. The main purpose of the patches was to introduce the concept of memory regions in "preparation for upcoming devices with device local memory." (Such as, you know, discrete graphics cards.) [...] Still, any information about Intel's graphics plans is welcome. Right now the graphics market is dominated by AMD and Nvidia, and as we noted in December, Intel is probably the only company that even has a possibility of successfully introducing a new discrete graphics architecture. Why not enjoy the occasional glimpse behind the curtain as that architecture's being built?
  • SVT-VP9 Is Intel's Latest Open-Source Video Encoder Yielding High Performance VP9
    At the start of the month Intel open-sourced SVT-AV1 aiming for high-performance AV1 video encoding on CPUs. That complemented their existing SVT-HEVC encoder for H.265 content and already SVT-AV1 has been seeing nice performance improvements. Intel now has released SVT-VP9 as a speedy open-source VP9 video encoder. Uploaded on Friday was the initial public open-source commit of SVT-VP9, the Intel Scalable Video Technology VP9 encoder. With this encoder they are focusing on being able to provide real-time encoding of up to two 4Kp60 streams on an Intel Xeon Gold 6140 processor. SVT-VP9 is under a BSD-style license and currently runs on Windows and Linux.

How I got my job in Linux: from Newbie to Pro

I was peeved, because I’d spent my own money on building a computer and buying Microsoft Windows to put on it. Money that I really needed to pay the rent and put food in my belly. I also felt sorry for all the people that I’d end up re-installing Windows on their PC to fix their problem. I knew that most of them would probably be back in the store six or so months later with the same complaint. Almost by accident, I found Linux. I was in the magazine section of the PC shop I worked in one day in late 1999. I saw a magazine called ‘Linux Answers’. On the cover was a copy of Red Hat Linux 6.0. Before long, I had done the unthinkable: I had deleted Windows in a rage of fury because it had completely crashed and wouldn’t start up. All of my MP3s, photos and documents, all but gone save for a few backups on CDs I had lying around. Back in those days I had no idea that I would have been able to salvage those files with Linux; I just blithely reformatted my hard disk and went cold-turkey, believing everything that the magazine said, I forced myself into the abyss of the unknown! These were exciting times! I remember the blue text-mode installer, the glare of the many lines of text flying by when the machine started up for the first time. It looked really un-user friendly. Eventually, the screen flipped into what I’d later know to be called ‘runlevel 5’ and I could see a graphical login screen. Little did I know it, but that flashing cursor was the beginning to a whole new world of computing for me. Read more

Linux 5.0-rc7

A nice and calm week, with statistics looking normal. Just under half drivers (gpu, networking, input, md, block, sound, ...), with the rest being architecture fixes (arm64, arm, x86, kvm), networking and misc (filesystem etc). Nothing particularly odd stands out, and everything is pretty small. Just the way I like it. Shortlog appended, Linus Read more