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Ubuntu-based Linux Mint 19.2 'Tina' is here with Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce - BetaNews

Google News - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 16:58
Ubuntu-based Linux Mint 19.2 'Tina' is here with Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce  BetaNews

Happy Friday, y'all! What a great day it is. Yesterday, System76 excited the Linux community with a new 4K OLED laptop, and now today, a major Linux ...

Proven Linux OS Expanded to Aitech's Multi-core Remote I/O Subsystem - The Chestnut Post

Google News - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 15:30
Proven Linux OS Expanded to Aitech's Multi-core Remote I/O Subsystem  The Chestnut Post

Chatsworth, USA, 2019-Aug-02 — /EPR Network/ — Aitech Defense Systems, Inc., a part of the Aitech Group, has ported the cost-effective, open source Linux ...

How to Install CentOS 7 Alongside Windows 10 Dual Boot

Tecmint - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 15:25
You’ve finally made the bold decision to make a switch from Windows 10 to CentOS 7, which is a cool decision by the way. You may have tried running CentOS 7 as a virtual...

LLVM Plans To Complete Transition To Git From SVN By October

Phoronix - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 15:02
While GCC and Clang are now competing neck-and-neck on Linux x86_64 when it comes to the performance of generated binaries, when it comes to each of their initiatives to transition to Git it looks like LLVM will take the cake...

Understanding file paths and how to use them in Linux

opensource.com - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 15:02

A file path is the human-readable representation of a file or folder’s location on a computer system. You’ve seen file paths, although you may not realize it, on the internet: An internet URL, despite ancient battles fought by proprietary companies like AOL and CompuServe, is actually just a path to a (sometimes dynamically created) file on someone else’s computer.


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New research article type embeds live code and data

opensource.com - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 15:01

While science is supposed to be about building on each other's findings to improve our understanding of the world around us, reproducing and reusing previously published results remains challenging, even in the age of the internet. The basic format of the scientific paper—the primary means through which scientists communicate their findings—has more or less remained the same since the first papers were published in the 18th century.


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Getting started with the BBC Microbit

opensource.com - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 15:00

Whether you are a maker, a teacher, or someone looking to expand your Python skillset, the BBC:Microbit has something for you. It was designed by the British Broadcasting Corporation to support computer education in the United Kingdom.

The open hardware board is half the size of a credit card and packed with an ARM processor, a three-axis accelerometer, a three-axis magnetometer, a Micro USB port, a 25-pin edge connector, and 25 LEDs in a 5x5 array.


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Installing John the Ripper on Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) - Security Boulevard

Google News - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 14:39
Installing John the Ripper on Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)  Security Boulevard

With great regret I finally decided to retire my 10-year-old MacBook Pro as my personal travel laptop. Part of that is I'll be attending Defcon this year to help out ...

AMD Publishes Documentation On RDNA 1.0 ISA

Phoronix - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:46
AMD has published their instruction set architecture documentation for their new RDNA 1.0 architecture found on their new Radeon RX 5700 series GPUs and other forthcoming products...

KDE And GNOME Are Joining Hands To Build A New-Age Linux Desktop - Fossbytes

Google News - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:31
KDE And GNOME Are Joining Hands To Build A New-Age Linux Desktop  Fossbytes

The statements issued by GNOME and KDE ahead of the event indicate that this time, we could see some concrete decisions regarding a Linux desktop.

System76 To Introduce New "Adder WS" Laptop With 4K OLED Display

Phoronix - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:05
System76 will be announcing the Adder WS laptop next week as their new high-end Linux laptop offering that features a 4K OLED display...

Steam Linux Usage Slipped In July According To Valve's Current Data

Phoronix - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 08:44
While Steam Play continues getting better for allowing more Windows games to run on Linux to enhance the overall Linux gaming ecosystem, Valve's latest monthly data for Steam shows another month-to-month decline in usage at least on percentage terms...

Steam Linux Usage Slipped In July According To Valve's Current Data - Phoronix

Google News - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 08:44
Steam Linux Usage Slipped In July According To Valve's Current Data  Phoronix

While Steam Play continues getting better for allowing more Windows games to run on Linux to enhance the overall Linux gaming ecosystem, Valve's latest ...

System76 announces 'Adder WS' Ubuntu Linux laptop with 4K OLED display - BetaNews

Google News - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 08:09
System76 announces 'Adder WS' Ubuntu Linux laptop with 4K OLED display  BetaNews

We are well beyond the point where a computer running a Linux desktop operating system is considered a second class citizen. Gamers, enthusiasts, business ...

AMD Sends Out Linux Kernel Driver Support For Navi 12 GPUs

Phoronix - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 07:19
While we've already seen the RADV Vulkan driver land their slated support for Navi 12 GPUs on top of the recently launched Radeon RX 5700 "Navi 10" graphics cards, today is the first time we're seeing patches from AMD to wire in the support to the AMDGPU DRM Linux kernel driver for this next iteration of Navi...

Capsule8 'Investigations' To Provide More Proactive Prevention for Linux-Based Environments - Virtualization Review

Google News - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 07:02
Capsule8 'Investigations' To Provide More Proactive Prevention for Linux-Based Environments  Virtualization Review

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Capsule8 today announced new "full endpoint detection and response (EDR)-like investigations functionality for cloud workloads" for ...

System76 to Launch Its First 4K OLED Linux Laptop on August 8th - Softpedia News

Google News - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 04:35
System76 to Launch Its First 4K OLED Linux Laptop on August 8th  Softpedia News

The laptop is called Adder WS, powered by Ubuntu or Pop!_OS.

IBM To Offer Cloud Native Software on Red Hat OpenShift - Linux.com

Google News - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 04:18
IBM To Offer Cloud Native Software on Red Hat OpenShift  Linux.com

Post the completion of Red Hat acquisition, IBM has started building bridges between the product and services of the two companies. IBM has reengineered its ...

IBM To Offer Cloud Native Software on Red Hat OpenShift

Linux.com - Fri, 08/02/2019 - 04:14

Post the completion of Red Hat acquisition, IBM has started building bridges between the product and services of the two companies. IBM has reengineered its software portfolio to now be "cloud-native and optimized to run on Red Hat OpenShift." This will allow enterprises to build "mission-critical" apps once and "run them on all leading public clouds, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba and IBM Cloud and on private clouds," according to the announcement.

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