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Anyone using Lenovo X1 Carbon gen 4?

Reddit - Wed, 2016-08-24 08:10

Looking at getting the Lenovo X1 carbon Gen 4, either with the 1080 or 4k display.

Does anyone have any experience using that particular notebook with Linux Mint?

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KDE Plasma 5.7.4 Desktop Environment Is Out with Plasma Desktop and KWin Fixes

LXer - Wed, 2016-08-24 08:00
KDE announced the release of the fourth maintenance update for the KDE Plasma 5.7 desktop environment, bringing multiple improvements and bug fixes.

LinuxCon: Linux 4.7 Shows How Far the Open-Source OS Has Come in 25 Years

LinuxToday - Wed, 2016-08-24 08:00

eWEEK: During the new report period, an average of 7.8 changes were accepted into the Linux kernel every hour, up from 7.71 in the last report.

Wireless-crazed, customizable IoT gateway uses ARM or x86 COMs

LXer - Wed, 2016-08-24 07:03
Congatec’s modular, Linux-ready IoT Gateway builds on its x86 and ARM Qseven COMs, providing up to 2x GbE, 6x USB, and 3x mini-PCIe connectivity links.

Live From LinuxCon: Red Hat and Microsoft Embrace On Stage

LXer - Wed, 2016-08-24 06:05
If any LinuxCon moment so far has underscored the evolution of Linux over 25 years, it was during the transition between keynotes this morning when Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst found himself on stage with Microsoft’s new vice president of open source, Wim Coekaerts. The men laughed nervously at the irony of the moment and paused for a brief photo opp, arms around each other’s shoulders.

LinuxCon: How Facebook Monitors Hundreds of Thousands of Servers with Netconsole

LXer - Wed, 2016-08-24 05:08
Facebook is among the largest users of Linux and open-source in the world to run and maintain its operations. At the LinuxCon conference here Calvin Owens, production engineer at Facebook details how the social networking giant makes use of the open-source netconsole tool, to identify potentially problematic servers.

SUSE Linux and openSUSE Leap to Offer Better Support for ARM Systems Using EFI

LXer - Wed, 2016-08-24 04:11
The YaST development team at openSUSE and SUSE is reporting on the latest improvements that should be available in the upcoming openSUSE Leap 42.2 and SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2 operating systems.

Can anyone sling me a libpulsecommon-8.0.so rpm? Issue with i3wm

Reddit - Wed, 2016-08-24 04:04

Had to fresh install my Slackware system with i3. I've installed all stated dependencies for i3status and i3, but i3status/i3bar is just not working. When I try to run it from terminal it tells me I'm missing libraries, associated with pulseaudio?? I don't know why that would be.

Anyways, I've been downloading them one-by-one but I can't find libpulsecommon-8.0.

Thanks for any help

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Yandex.Disk - an alternative to Google Drive with native Linux support

LinuxToday - Wed, 2016-08-24 04:00

 Yandex.Disk has a native Linux client.

Polychromatic Provides A Nice UI To Razer Keyboards/Mice On Linux

Phoronix - Wed, 2016-08-24 03:32
Razer keyboards, mice, and other peripherals are very popular with gamers. However, the company has never provided an official control UI / driver for managing their devices under Linux while various open-source projects have filled the void...

NVIDIA 367.44 Stable Linux Driver Released

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-08-24 03:25

While the NVIDIA 370 Linux driver series is currently in beta, the 367 driver series has been updated as the latest long-lived branch release.

The Pascal-based TITAN X, GeForce GTX 1060 3GB, and GTX 1060 6GB are now officially supported... That's just with regards to proper product detection as I've been using the GTX 1060 fine on earlier driver releases, etc.

Also: Nvidia 367.44 Driver Adds TITAN X (Pascal) and GeForce GTX 1060 Support to Linux

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OpenIndiana Operating System Gets MATE 1.14 Desktop Environment, New ISOs

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-08-24 03:23

Alexander Pyhalov from the OpenIndiana development team was happy to announce the availability of the latest MATE 1.14 open-source desktop environment for the Solaris-derived operating system.

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Canonical Announces Snapcraft 2.15 for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Many New Features

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-08-24 03:21

We reported earlier on the release of the major Mir 0.24.0 display server for the Ubuntu Linux operating system, and now we would like to inform you about the latest Snapcraft 2.15 tool for packaging apps in the Snap universal binary format.

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KDevelop 5.0.0 release

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-08-24 03:18

Almost two years after the release of KDevelop 4.7, we are happy to announce the immediate availability of KDevelop 5.0. KDevelop is an integrated development environment focusing on support of the C++, Python, PHP and JavaScript/QML programming languages. Many important changes and refactorings were done for version 5.0, ensuring that KDevelop remains maintainable and easy to extend and improve over the next years. Highlights include much improved new C/C++ language support, as well as polishing for Python, PHP and QML/JS.

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Open education is more than open content

LXer - Wed, 2016-08-24 03:14
The famous playwright George Bernard Shaw once said: "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples, then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas."read more

NVIDIA 367.44 Stable Linux Driver Released

Phoronix - Wed, 2016-08-24 02:56
While the NVIDIA 370 Linux driver series is currently in beta, the 367 driver series has been updated as the latest long-lived branch release...

KDE Plasma 5.7.4 Released

Phoronix - Wed, 2016-08-24 02:46
Today marks the latest monthly bug-fix release of KDE Plasma 5.7...

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