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We know Arch Linux Comes without GUI & No additional software’s so we have to install everything manually also We have to tweak & adjust some settings to make your Desktop easier as well as better performance for more user friendly.
Toyota and other car companies have joined the Open Invention Network patent non-aggression community.
Weaponisation of European companies for the sake of artificial elevation of prices (patent taxes) a growing issue for Free/Open Source software (FOSS) and those behind it are circulating money among themselves not for betterment of products but for the crippling of FOSS contenders
What a difference 15 years makes. A little over 15 years ago to this month, Microsoft's then-CEO Steve Ballmer called Linux a "cancer" due to intellectual property concerns at the time. It's a commonly-held belief that Microsoft was at war with Linux as a result of the threat Linux posed to Windows Server.
People keep asking me to highlight this issue, so I will. There is a growing number of games that have at some point said a Linux port will happen and then we wait and nothing happens.
Providing web services for the government of one of the most populous U.S. states (Georgia) is no small task, but it's made a bit easier thanks to Drupal, open source software, and the work of Kendra Skeene and the GeorgiaGov Interactive team.read more
Google Drive is a very popular cloud storage service. Files can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection.
Storing large binary files in Git repositories seems to be a bottleneck for many Git users. Because of the decentralized nature of Git, which means every developer has the full change history on his or her computer, changes in large binary files cause Git repositories to grow by the size of the file in question every time the file is changed and the change is committed. The growth directly affects the amount of data end users need to retrieve when they need to clone the repository. Storing a snapshot of a virtual machine image, changing its state and storing the new state to a Git repository would grow the repository size approximately with the size of the respective snapshots. If this is day-to-day operation in your team, it might be that you are already feeling the pain from overly swollen Git repositories.
In this week's Top 5, we highlight 22 open source tools for creatives, how to get started with Git, how the Fedora Project will deliver a reproducible build system for Docker images, eight ways to get started in open source, and five hacks for landing your dream job in tech.Top 5 articles of the week5. 5 hacks for landing your tech dream jobread more
Sure, VirtualBox is a popular solution for quick and easy virtualization on Linux, but KVM can provide a more robust and efficient solution with minimal configuration. With the use of tools like Virt-Manager, it can be just as easy to use.
Nvidia published a new long-lived graphics driver for UNIX-like operating systems, including GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris, Nvidia 367.35.
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The forums of the most popular Linux distributions, Ubuntu, was hacked. The news was reported yesterday by Jane Silber on Ubuntu insights. Although he has confirmed that not any password was hacked in the plain text, rather hashed and salted strings which are of no use for the hacker. But, the hacker successfully downloaded other users' information.
I pretty much picked up Linux in a sporadic way. I concentrated hard on learning how to install it in the first instance then gradually grew my knowledge by reading various guides on the internet. If you want a job working with Linux or you really want to learn it in a structured manner then it is a good idea to get formal training. This guide shows you how you can learn Linux in a structured manner.
Thin Provisioning allows us to create the larger logical volumes than the available disk space. To use the thin provisioning we have to create a thin pool from volume group and then we can create logical volumes from that thin pool.
Solus Linux is relatively new to Linux world. It's first release was in 2012.Solus uses one of the most beautiful desktop environment, the Budgie. It is written from the scratch and deeply integrates gnome stack.Solus is independent.Being independent has it's own advantage, it's development can't be restricted by any other Linux platforms and their releases.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Toyota joining the OIN, code that sent us to the moon, a fast new image compression format, and more.Open source news roundup for July 10-16, 2016read more