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Writing GitHub Web Hooks with Bash - Linux Journal

Google News - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:35
Writing GitHub Web Hooks with Bash  Linux Journal

Bring your GitHub repository to the next level of functionality. For the past year since Microsoft has acquired GitHub, I've been hosting my Git repositories on a ...

CircleCI Brings Its CI To Microsoft Ecosystem | Linux.com | The source for Linux information - Linux.com

Google News - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:19
CircleCI Brings Its CI To Microsoft Ecosystem | Linux.com | The source for Linux information  Linux.com

CircleCI has been supporting continuous integration for Linux and Mac programmers for some time, but up until today, Microsoft developers have been left on ...

CircleCI Brings Its CI To Microsoft Ecosystem

Linux.com - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:18

CircleCI has been supporting continuous integration for Linux and Mac programmers for some time, but up until today, Microsoft developers have been left on the outside looking in. Today, the company changed that announcing new support for Microsoft programmers using Windows Server 2019. (Source: TechCrunch)

 

Linux is rubbish when RAM runs low - BetaNews

Google News - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:09
Linux is rubbish when RAM runs low  BetaNews

A developer has pointed out what many people have been complaining about for some time: Linux is terrible when memory runs low.

Wine on Windows lets you run Windows apps… on Windows (through Windows Subsystem for Linux) - Liliputing

Google News - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:01
Wine on Windows lets you run Windows apps… on Windows (through Windows Subsystem for Linux)  Liliputing

Wine is a compatibility layer that makes it possible to run some Windows applications on non-Windows operating systems including Linux and macOS.

Words, Words, Words--Introducing OpenSearchServer - Linux Journal

Google News - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 21:49
Words, Words, Words--Introducing OpenSearchServer  Linux Journal

How to create your own search engine combined with a crawler that will index all sorts of documents. In William Shakespeare's Hamlet, one of my favorite plays, ...

Ubuntu 19.10 to Support ZFS on Root as an Experimental Option in the Installer - Softpedia News

Google News - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 21:43
Ubuntu 19.10 to Support ZFS on Root as an Experimental Option in the Installer  Softpedia News

Canonical announced today that it plans to implement support for ZFS on root file system in the upcoming Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) operating system.

Initial Benchmarks Of The Spectre "SWAPGS" Mitigation Performance Impact

Phoronix - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 21:30
Yesterday the SWAPGS vulnerability was made public as a new variant of Spectre V1 that affects all operating systems and is believed to affect only Intel CPUs. The SWAPGS discovery by Bitdefender was quietly mitigated by Microsoft for Windows 10 last month while yesterday the patches were posted for the mainline Linux kernel as the Grand Schemozzle. As soon as learning of this SWAPGS vulnerability and seeing the kernel code, I began running some preliminary performance tests to look at the impact of this latest CPU mitigation.

Lars Knoll Shares His Technical Vision For The Qt 6 Tool-Kit

Phoronix - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 20:33
Longtime KDE/Qt developer Lars Knoll (and current CTO of The Qt Company) has shared his technical vision for the upcoming Qt 6 tool-kit...

Linux attack protection startup Capsule8 raises $6.5M from Intel Capital - SiliconANGLE News

Google News - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 20:30
Linux attack protection startup Capsule8 raises $6.5M from Intel Capital  SiliconANGLE News

Linux attack protection startup Capsule8 Inc. today said it has raised $6.5 million in new funding from Intel Capital to drive a range of sales, marketing, product ...

Windows Subsystem for Linux has no installed distributions - TWCN Tech News

Google News - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 19:59
Windows Subsystem for Linux has no installed distributions  TWCN Tech News

Missing or untraceable Linux distros can throw up the error - Windows Subsystem For Linux has no Installed Distributions on Windows 10. Follow this post to fix ...

Linux to get Teams client? Microsoft says 'stay tuned' - ZDNet

Google News - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 19:51
Linux to get Teams client? Microsoft says 'stay tuned'  ZDNet

Microsoft may soon deliver one of the most highly demanded improvements for Teams: a Linux client.

Canonical Confirms Their Experimental ZFS Plans For The Ubuntu 19.10 Desktop

Phoronix - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 19:09
We've known for months about Canonical working to ramp up their ZFS On Linux support for Ubuntu 19.10 after initially packaging ZoL for Ubuntu years ago and supporting it in the server space. One of the big changes for Ubuntu 19.10 expected is an experimental ZFS root file-system install option for their desktop GUI installer. That's been confirmed today by Canonical along with some of their related ZoL activities...

Khronos Releases OpenCL 2.2-11 While Still Waiting For OpenCL-Next

Phoronix - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 18:19
The Khronos Group has released the OpenCL 2.2-11 specification to address various issues with the existing OpenCL specification while the next major release as "OpenCL-Next" is likely still a number of months away...

LibreOffice or FreeOffice? Manjaro Gives You the Right to Choose - It's FOSS

Google News - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 17:51
LibreOffice or FreeOffice? Manjaro Gives You the Right to Choose  It's FOSS

In the upcoming release of Manjaro Linux, users will be able to select between open source LibreOffice and proprietary FreeOffice at the time of installation.

Porting Games To Linux Is A Waste Of Time? This Game Developer Says You're Doing It Wrong - Forbes

Google News - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 17:17
Porting Games To Linux Is A Waste Of Time? This Game Developer Says You're Doing It Wrong  Forbes

"Porting games to Steam on Linux is a waste of time." "The sales we do get on Linux platforms result in an inordinate amount of technical support and refunds.

AMD Submits Navi 12/14 & Arcturus GPU Support Code For Linux 5.4 Kernel Queue

Phoronix - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 17:13
AMD sent in their initial pull request of feature changes to their AMDGPU Direct Rendering Manager graphics driver to begin queuing in DRM-Next for September's kick off the Linux 5.4 kernel cycle. Notable to this batch of AMDGPU DRM-Next work is a lot of new unreleased GPU support...

AMD Submits Navi 12/14 & Arcturus GPU Support Code For Linux 5.4 Kernel Queue - Phoronix

Google News - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 17:13
AMD Submits Navi 12/14 & Arcturus GPU Support Code For Linux 5.4 Kernel Queue  Phoronix

AMD sent in their initial pull request of feature changes to their AMDGPU Direct Rendering Manager graphics driver to begin queuing in DRM-Next for ...

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