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today's leftovers

  • simple
    Every now and then, for one reason or another, I am sat in front of a Linux-powered computer with the graphical user interface disabled, instead using an old-school text-only mode.
  • A month with Dell XPS 13 (9370)
    After years of using Thinkpads, I went for a Dell XPS 13 with Ubuntu. Although I had bought devices with Linux pre-installed and laptops for friends as well, this  was going to be my first own laptop coming with Ubuntu straight from the factory.
  • Thin Clients, The Walking Dead Of Computing
     

    Most of us are doing a lot on the web anyway. There’s not much difference between a web-application running on a server somewhere or a desktop application running on a server in the building. Thin clients just won’t die as much as haters wish.

  • logstash 5.6.9 released with logstash-filter-grok 4.0.3
  • Calamares GeoIP
    Calamares is a distribution-independent (Linux) system installer. Outside of the “big five” distro’s, many smaller “boutique” distro’s need an installer, and Calamares is a highly configurable one that they can use. There’s a few dozen distro’s that I know of that use it (although I’ve only actually installed maybe six of them).
  • Cockpit 166
    Cockpit is the modern Linux admin interface. We release regularly. Here are the release notes from version 166.
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  • KDE’s New Elisa Music Player: So Close, Yet So Far Away
    With the rise of streaming services bringing easy access to media, owning your own music and movies is at a seemingly all-time low. In my case, it wasn’t until recently that I started recollecting local music files again once I started caring more about the quality of music that I was listening to.
  • Atom-based embedded PC supports up to four removable SATA drives
    IEI’s Linux-ready “IBX-660” is a rugged, storage-oriented embedded computer with a Bay Trail Atom, 4x removable SATA bays, 2x GbE ports, 4x USB, HDMI, mini-PCIe, and -40 to 50°C support.
  • Eclipse and Linux Launch Projects to Help IoT Developers
    The Eclipse and Linux foundations are offering new projects for developers working on Internet of Things (IoT) projects. Eclipse is introducing Mita, a language for embedded IoT. Linux has announced an open source reference hypervisor project designed for IoT device development.
  • 7 tips from multi-cloud masters
  • Google Kaniko Tool Wrenches on Container Privilege Concern
    Google unveiled an open source tool that targets container security issues tied to the granting of privileged access to a Docker-based container. Docker containers are by default not granted privileged access to root content, though that does limit their agility. Analysts have noted that the privileged and root access issues remain a sticking point for securing container deployments.
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  • An Update on Linux Journal
    First, keep the great ideas coming—we all want to continue making Linux Journal 2.0 something special, and we need this community to do it.

Elections for openSUSE Board and Schedule

Slackware Mass Rebuild

  • Mass Rebuild to Remove .la files
  • Slackware-current ChangeLog 20180419
    Hi folks, and welcome to the third ever Slackware Mass Rebuild (and the longest ChangeLog entry in project history). There were two primary motivations for rebuilding everything in the main tree. The first was to switch to the new C++ ABI. The second was to get rid of all the .la files in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH. Really, having .la files installed has been mostly obsolete since things began to use pkg-config instead, …

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