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Raspberry Pi passes critical test - almost set for sale

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zdnet.com: The Raspberry Pi is back on track to start shipping, after the $40 (£22) ARM-based Linux computer completed all its certification tests.

Farewell, Apple. Hello Linux Mint!

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itworld.com: That's right, I packed it in. My MacBook Pro is now on the shelf. In a while, it goes on Craigslist. Instead, there's a cushy comfort zone that's dangerous for a product reviewer to fall into.

Meet the Linux Tycoon tycoon

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Interviews
Gaming

networkworld.com: Linux Tycoon creator Bryan Lunduke may have an unlikely gaming hit on his hands as the buzz begins to spread

Also: Fallout Free Today, Supported By PlayOnLinux

The State of Linux Wireless. Is it better yet?

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Hardware
Software

internetnews.com: Many Linux users struggled with Wireless on Linux. Simply put, Linux distros didn't always correctly recognize or work with the Wireless hardware. That has changed in recent years.

Linux Mint Update Pack 4 is out

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linuxmint.com: Update Pack 4 was released as the “latest” update pack today.

Mageia 2 Delayed for More Bug Hunting

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ostatic.com: The upcoming release of Mageia 2 has been pushed back by almost two weeks in order to release another beta and hunt down bugs.

2 years with Linux: Five Things to know

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wannabeg33k.blogspot: These are just ramblings about what I came to know about Linux in the past 2 years I have been using it. Its fun all the time learning about stuff you never knew existed.

Linux Kernel Devs: Fix Your Changelogs!

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  • Linux Kernel Devs: Fix Your Changelogs!
  • Nokia contributed more work to the Linux kernel in 2011 than Google
  • Linux Kernel Developers Detail Top Gripes

Red Hat's Billion-Dollar Coup

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  • Red Hat's Billion-Dollar Coup (Blog Safari)
  • Red Hat to expand in Westford
  • Congresswoman Gets Tour of Red Hat

Kernel Log: Intel hibernate bug fixed

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h-online.com: New versions of the Linux kernel fix a bug in Intel graphics drivers which could cause memory corruption. AMD has released X.Org drivers for its new Trinity processors.

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Fedora: The Latest

  • New "remi-php71" repository
  • PHP on the road to the 7.1.0 release
  • First round of Fedora 24 Updated Lives now available. (torrents expected later this week)
    As noted by my colleague on his blog the first round of F24 Updated Lives are now available and carry the date 20160720, Also as mentioned last week on his blog F23 Respins are not going to be actively made, however we and the rest of the volunteer team will field off-off requests as time and resources permit. We are considering a new/second tracker for the Updated Spins but as of today there are only .ISO files available at https://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/live-respins [shortlink] F24 Live-Respins . The F24 respins carry the 4.6.4-200 Kernel and roughly ~500M of updates since the Gold ISOs were released just 5 weeks ago. (some ISOs have more updates, some less)

Leftovers: Ubuntu

  • Snappy Packaging Happenings In The Fedora, Arch Space
    This week Canonical hosted a Snappy Sprint in Heidelberg, Germany where they worked to further their new package management solution originally spearheaded for Ubuntu Touch. This wasn't an Ubuntu-only event, but Canonical did invite other distribution stakeholders. Coming out of this week's event were at least positive moments to share for both Arch and Fedora developers. The Arch snaps package guy made progress on snap confinement on Arch. Currently when using Snaps on Arch, there isn't any confinement support, which defeats some of the purpose. There isn't any confinement support since it relies upon some functionality in the Ubuntu-patched AppArmor with that code not yet being mainlined. Arch's Timothy Redaelli has got those AppArmor patches now running via some AUR packages. Thus it's possible to get snap confinement working on Arch, but it's not yet too pleasant of an experience.
  • PhantomJS 2.1.1 in Ubuntu different from upstream
    At the moment of this writing Vitaly's qtwebkit fork is 28 commits ahead and 39 commits behind qt:dev. I'm surprised Ubuntu's PhantomJS even works.
  • Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS released
    Ubuntu 16.04 is a LTS version of Ubuntu.Now Ubuntu team has announced the release of it's first point release,Ubuntu 16.04.1.This first point release includes many updates containing bug fixes and fixing security issues as well and as always what most of users want from a distribution and most of distributions tries to perform,Stability.This release is also well focoused on stabilty as Ubuntu 16.04.

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