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Operating System Market Is Thriving Worldwide – Ubuntu, Google, Linux, BlackBerry Limited, Apple, Microsoft, 3M Company - NewsStoner

Google News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 19:33
Operating System Market Is Thriving Worldwide – Ubuntu, Google, Linux, BlackBerry Limited, Apple, Microsoft, 3M Company  NewsStoner

The Market Insights Reports has published the obtainability of a new statistical data to its repository titled as, Operating System Market. The report provides ...

Support Is Being Worked On For Root File-System Support Over SMB Protocol

Phoronix - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 19:23
A Phoronix reader pointed out recent patches by a SUSE engineer working on support for mounting root file-systems over SMB (Samba)...

Linux 5.4 Pull Requests Begin With AMD EPYC Rome EDAC Support, 64-Bit ARM Updates

Phoronix - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 18:53
Linux 5.3 isn't being released until this weekend after being delayed by one week, but already there have been a few early pull requests submitted for the to-be-opened Linux 5.4 merge window...

GNOME 3.34 Released With New Features & Performance Improvements - It's FOSS

Google News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 18:13
GNOME 3.34 Released With New Features & Performance Improvements  It's FOSS

GNOME 3.34 "Thessaloniki" is here. Check out the new features the latest release of GNOME brings to desktop Linux.

Explore how Linux Operating System Market growing Focusing with Top Companies like: IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, openSUSE - Industry Segment

Google News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:18
Explore how Linux Operating System Market growing Focusing with Top Companies like: IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, openSUSE  Industry Segment

Linux Operating System Market 2019 Global Industry research report offers you market size, industry growth, share, development trends, investment plans, ...

Lilocked ransomware (Lilu) affects thousands of Linux-based servers - Packt Hub

Google News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:13
Lilocked ransomware (Lilu) affects thousands of Linux-based servers  Packt Hub

A ransomware strain named Lilocked or Lilu has affected thousands of Linux-based servers all over the world.

Huawei is Now Selling Linux Laptops - It's FOSS

Google News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:10
Huawei is Now Selling Linux Laptops  It's FOSS

Chinese manufacturer Huawei has been spotted selling its flagship laptop series MateBook preinstalled with Deepin Linux in China. Will it be coming to other ...

Why the founder of Apache is all-in on blockchain

opensource.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:02

Brian Behlendorf is perhaps best known for being a co-founder of the Apache Project, which became the Apache Software Foundation. Today, he's the executive director of the Hyperledger Foundation, an organization focused on enterprise-grade, open source, distributed ledgers (better known as blockchains). He also says he "put the first ad banner online and have been apologizing ever since."


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An introduction to Virtual Machine Manager

opensource.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:01

In my series about GNOME Boxes, I explained how Linux users can quickly spin up virtual machines on their desktop without much fuss. Boxes is ideal for creating virtual machines in a pinch when a simple configuration is all you need.


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What politics can teach us about open source

opensource.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:00

Many sobering lessons from history emphasize democracy is not a finished product. The Roman Empire ended in a dictatorship, while the feudal Middle Ages delivered the Magna Carta and the Renaissance; despite the American Revolution, slavery continued for many years, while the French Revolution resulted in the restoration of the monarchy. That said, more people are living in democracies around the world today than at any time before, and living standards in democracies continue to improve.


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Join Open Jam 2019 to build open source indie games

opensource.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:00

On September 27th, dozens of indie developers will come together virtually to develop video games using open source software. This date marks the third annual Open Jam, a three-day, 80-hour online game jam dedicated to indie developers building playful games and advancing the world of open source game development.

In preparation for Open Jam 2019, we wanted to share the story of Open Jams past and preview the exciting new things coming this year!


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US-China Trade War: Huawei switches from Windows to Linux - International Business Times UK

Google News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:35
US-China Trade War: Huawei switches from Windows to Linux  International Business Times UK

Huawei has so far been caught between the US and China in the ongoing trade war. Ever since it was put on the blacklist, there have been repercussions that ...

How to Recover Deleted Files Using TestDisk in Linux

Tecmint - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:46
We all know the feeling of looking for a file and not finding it, even in the trash. The trauma that comes with file and data loss should end thanks to the TestDisk –...

Intel's H.265 Encoder SVT-HEVC 1.4.1 Released With Optimizations & More

Phoronix - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:45
While not quite as exciting as the big performance boost found with SVT-VP9 for AVX2 CPUs a few days ago, Intel's Scalable Video Technology team has released SVT-HEVC 1.4.1 as their newest feature release to this open-source H.265/HEVC video encoder...

Huawei now sells MateBook laptops in China running Linux - SlashGear

Google News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:23
Huawei now sells MateBook laptops in China running Linux  SlashGear

Ever since Huawei was put on the US' blacklist, the future of its products has been put into question. The company has more or less bragged about its self.

MariaDB 10.4 + PHP 7.4 Slated For Fedora 32

Phoronix - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:09
This shouldn't come as much surprise, but the upcoming Fedora 32 will offer the latest "L.A.M.P." stack components...

Red Hat Success Stories: Reducing friction in Southeast Asia banking and more

Red Hat News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:00

Wondering how Red Hat is helping its customers to succeed? Last month we published six customer success stories that highlight how we've helped customers gain efficiency, cut costs, and transform the way they deliver software. Read on to find out how Ascend Money, Heritage Bank, Generali Switzerland, and others have worked with Red Hat to improve their business. 

How the Worlds of Linux and Windows Programming Converged - ITPro Today

Google News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 09:44
How the Worlds of Linux and Windows Programming Converged  ITPro Today

Once upon a time, the world of developers was split into two halves: One half was composed of Windows developers, who created most of the productivity apps ...

Intel Resurrecting FSGSBASE Support For Linux To Help With Performance - Phoronix

Google News - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 06:30
Intel Resurrecting FSGSBASE Support For Linux To Help With Performance  Phoronix

Going on for months had been work by Intel Linux developers on supporting the FSGSBASE instruction for helping Intel CPU performance going back to ...

Intel Resurrecting FSGSBASE Support For Linux To Help With Performance

Phoronix - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 06:30
Going on for months had been work by Intel Linux developers on supporting the FSGSBASE instruction for helping Intel CPU performance going back to Ivybridge where this instruction set extension was first introduced. The FSGSBASE support was queued for the Linux 5.3 kernel but was reverted due to "serious bugs" in the implementation. Intel has now published a revised version of this support...

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