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Radeon X.Org Driver Now Only Uses DRI3 By Default With GLAMOR

Phoronix - Fri, 2016-07-22 15:00
For those of you using the xf86-video-ati X.Org driver on a pre-GCN GPU, next time you update to the latest code you'll need to make sure you manually enable DRI3 or switch to GLAMOR for 2D acceleration as now by default DRI3 is not being enabled unless GLAMOR is the acceleration architecture being used...

Wayland-Protocols 1.5 Released With Tablet Support

Phoronix - Fri, 2016-07-22 14:49
The latest release of the Wayland Protocols package is now available...

Intel XenGT Updated, Now Supports Windows 10 Guests

Phoronix - Fri, 2016-07-22 14:36
Intel has issued their quarterly update to XenGT, their open-source solution to mediated graphics passthrough support with full GPU virtualization on their hardware when making use of Xen virtualization...

Keeweb A Linux Password Manager

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-07-22 14:31

Today we are depending on more and more online services. Each online service we sign up for, let us set a password and this way we have to remember hundreds of passwords. In this case, it is easy for anyone to forget passwords. In this article I am going to talk about Keeweb, a Linux password manager that can store all your passwords securely either online or offline.

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Preventing the next Heartbleed and making FOSS more secure

LXer - Fri, 2016-07-22 14:27
David Wheeler is a long-time leader in advising and working with the U.S. government on issues related to open source software. His personal webpage is a frequently cited source on open standards, open source software, and computer security. David is leading a new project, the CII Best Practices Badging project, which is part of the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) for strengthening the security of open source software.read more

Server using lots of bandwidth

Reddit - Fri, 2016-07-22 14:05

I run a Ubuntu home server for myself. Its running plex server, samba share, and an apache Web server. The problem is that my home Internet speeds go down significantly when my server has been running, and when I put my server offline they are restored. What could be causing this issue?

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Blockstream Has No Patents, But Pledges Not to Sue Using Patent

LXer - Fri, 2016-07-22 13:01
Blockstream says that it comes in peace when it comes to software patents, which triggers speculations about coming Blockchain patent wars

Rugged mini-ITX based box-PC goes all out on expansion

LXer - Fri, 2016-07-22 11:36
Portwell’s rugged, fanless “WEBS-35C3” box-PC offers 6th Gen Intel Core CPUs, triple display and 4K video, and expands via mini-PCIe, PCIe, PCI, and M.2. The WEBS-35C3 is based on Portwell’s WADE-8017 Mini-ITX board, which runs on the latest, 14nm-fabricated 6th Gen Intel Core (“Skylake”) processors with LGA1151 socket and Intel Q170 chipset. Applications include kiosk, […]

XFCE4+Plank, a great combo!

Reddit - Fri, 2016-07-22 11:15

I love the look & feel of Elementary OS but it makes my laptop CPU temperature 5~10C higher than XFCE4. So I installed XFCE4, added plank to autostart list, configured the panel to top right, now the desktop looks great and still consumes little cpu resource.


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Blogging Tips – 5 Essentials To Start Blogging As A Career

LXer - Fri, 2016-07-22 10:10
We have seen how blogging has changed lives of millions of people. All they came up with the correct start, a purpose of blogging, right tools and most importantly, skills. I believe that with some plannings, anyone can become a successful blogger.

New to linux - should I use emacs or vim?

Reddit - Fri, 2016-07-22 09:15

Just wondering what the pros / cons of each are

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10 Essential Skills for Novice, Junior and Senior SysAdmins

LXer - Fri, 2016-07-22 08:44
Here are 10 essentials at each level in the evolution of systems administrators, gleaned from The Linux Foundation, LISA’s list, job descriptions and sources such as analyst Victor Janulaitis at Janco Associates.

Preferred Distributions.

Reddit - Fri, 2016-07-22 08:14

I myself use Element at the moment, I'm new to Linux, and I've been using it for maybe the last week, it looks nice and runs smoothly but, I want to try and something more specific, are there any distributions that are better for app development/web development? I need some opinions on Linux Distributions, I've heard about Arch and that sounded interesting, I don't know what sites to trust these days so I've come to you.

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