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New replacement for setxkbmap

Reddit - Fri, 2016-04-29 10:25

Check this out! I think it's new simple replacement for setxkbmap: https://github.com/luminousmen/xkblang

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Linux Kernel 3.18.32 LTS Released with Btrfs, EXT4, ARM, x86, and PA-RISC Fixes

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-04-29 10:25

Immediately after announcing today the release of Linux kernel 4.1.23 LTS, and after informing us yesterday about the availability of Linux kernel 3.12.59 LTS, kernel developer Sasha Levin now published details about Linux kernel 3.18.32 LTS.

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The VAR Guy's Top 50 Open Source Companies: Where Are They Now?

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 10:22
Analysis of today's top 50 open source companies; their cloud, virtualization, data analytics and IoT products; and how they've evolved since 2008.

Linux greybeards release beta of systemd-free Debian fork

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-04-29 10:21

The effort to create a systemd-free Debian fork has borne fruit, with a beta of “Devuan Jessie” appearing in the wild.

Devuan came into being after a rebellion by a self-described “Veteran Unix Admin collective” argued that Debian had betrayed its roots and was becoming too desktop-oriented. The item to which they objected most vigorously was the inclusion of the systemd bootloader. The rebels therefore decided to fork Debian and “preserve Init freedom”. The group renamed itself and its distribution “Devuan” and got work, promising a fork that looked, felt, and quacked like Debian in all regards other than imposing systemd as the default Init option.

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GNOME Builder 3.20.2 Arrives with LLVM 3.8, FreeBSD and OpenBSD Support

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-04-29 10:16

The developers behind the GNOME Builder IDE (Integrated Development Environment) pushed earlier to updates of the software to the stable and devel channels, GNOME Build 3.20.2 and 3.21.1.

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Nautilus 3.20.1 File Manager Out Now, Lets Users Move Items to Network Locations

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-04-29 10:14

The GNOME 3.20.1 desktop environment was released two weeks ago with numerous updated components, but it looks like some of them are yet to receive their first point releases.

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Cherry Trail hacker board is a Windows/Arduino mashup

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 09:25
DFRobot’s LattePanda hacker board, built around a 14nm quad-core Cherry Trail Atom SoC, is now available starting at $99, including Windows 10 Home Edition. We skipped the Kickstarter launch of the Windows 10-oriented LattePanda hacker board back in December. In our three years as LinuxGizmos.com, we covered plenty of single-board computers that run Windows, but […]

Help with linux command

Reddit - Fri, 2016-04-29 08:50

What would happen if i wrote this in the linux prompt?: ~$clear; read "katt"; echo -e "du är bra \n men jag är $katt! cd .. \"">> fantastisk

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DuckDuckGo Wants Answers to Linux Questions

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 08:28
The search engine that works to protect your privacy is looking for some Linux "Instant Answers" for programmers. Would they like some answers to everyday Linux questions as well?

OpenStack Security Project Continues to Help Secure the Cloud

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-04-29 08:00

eWEEK: The leader of the OpenStack Security Project details technologies and processes now in place to help build, configure and deploy the cloud securely.

Contest rewards best Raspberry Pi 3 based IoT projects

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 07:31
Element14 has launched a “Pi Iot Smarter Spaces Design Challenge,” giving away Raspberry Pi-related gear for the best RPi 3 IoT designs. Premier Farnell’s Element14, which bills itself as “the world’s largest electronic design community,” has long been known for selling Raspberry Pi’s and related embedded gear. It makes sense then that the manufacturer/distributor/community site […]

FPGA-driven board is an Arduino Uno clone on steroids

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 06:34
AloriumTech’s “XLR8” board is an Arduino Uno clone with an Altera MAX10 FPGA that enables faster processing of specific hardware-accelerated functions.

Top 18 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 05:36
buntu 16.04 LTS, one of the most awaited version of Ubuntu history with huge improvement on LTS releases, was already out. So We need to tweak & adjust many things & settings. Also install additional required software’s to make your Desktop easier as well as better performance for more user friendly for your day to day operation.

The Best Windows 10 Commercial Ever

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 04:39
We interrupt this weather report with a very important announcement. Despite our best efforts, your local TV station has not yet upgraded to Windows 10. We warned them that something like this was bound to happen sooner or later.

LLVMpipe Ported To Android x86 For Running Android Apps Without GPU Support

Phoronix - Fri, 2016-04-29 04:07
For x86 Android users, patches are available for making use of Mesa's LLVMpipe driver in Gallium3D for cases where hardware drivers are not available. This support is reportedly good enough for running Android apps in the absence of proper OpenGL drivers...

GNOME Builder 3.20.2 Arrives with LLVM 3.8, FreeBSD and OpenBSD Support

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-04-29 04:00

GNOME Builder 3.20.2 is the second stable update for the GNOME 3.20 desktop environment and includes quite some changes

[Help] Linux headset

Reddit - Fri, 2016-04-29 03:51

I am trying to get my bluetooth headset working as the input/output device in kali linux 2.0

Bluetooth is running, it picks up and connects to the headset without issue, but when I get to sound settings, the only option for input or output device is the built in speakers for my laptop.

Anyone have any idea how I can get my headset to display as an input/output device? i've tested on more than one headset and it is the same result.

I've posted in the kalilinux subreddit however it is simply unpopular to be honest.

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Linux Kernel 4.1.23 LTS Has PA-RISC and EXT4 Improvements, Updated Drivers

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 03:42
Kernel developer Sasha Levin is back today, April 28, 2017, with details about the twenty-third maintenance build of the long-term supported Linux 4.1 kernel series.

Black Lab Linux 7.6 Screencast and Screenshots

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 02:45
Black Lab Linux 7.6 is the latest release of the stable 7.x series of OS's. Black Lab Linux 7.6 is supported long term until April 2019. What's new? There are a lot of changes to Black Lab Linux 7.6 some of which include: Linux Kernel 3.19.0-58, LibreOffice 5.1.2, Firefox 45.0.2, Thunderbird 38.6.0, Gmusicbrowser, GNOME Documents, Tracker fast search, HexChat IRC client, Xfce 4.12 enhancements, Skippy XD Expose style task switcher, Spotify and Steam game client.

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