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More Sound Updates Playing For Linux 4.7

Phoronix - Sat, 2016-05-28 14:10
Last week Takashi Iwai of SUSE sent in the main audio/sound changes for the Linux 4.7 kernel but with the 4.7 merge window not being quite over yet, he's sent in a second helping of sound driver updates...

NetBSD 7.0.1 Brings Bug & Security Fixes

Phoronix - Sat, 2016-05-28 13:57
NetBSD 7.0.1 is now available as the first point release to NetBSD 7.0 that happened last October...

Intel's Mesa Driver Should Have Compute Working For All Hardware Back To Ivy Bridge

Phoronix - Sat, 2016-05-28 13:49
Francisco Jerez of Intel was pushing his SIMD32 changes into Mesa Git over night and benefits the driver's ARB_compute_shader support...

Gentoo "Choice Edition" Released, Slackware & Tumbleweed Latest

TuxMachines - Sat, 2016-05-28 13:47

The big news today was the release of Gentoo 20160514, dubbed "Choice Edition" because it is especially good, cool, and excellent. In related news, Calculate Linux received an updated release and Computer Business Reviews answers, "What is Ubuntu?" Dimstar posted the latest changes to Tumbleweed and Slackware-current got some new updates. Laurent Montel answered Andreas Huettel's post on Akonadi must die and Fedora 24 sports new font improvements.

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Leftovers: Gaming

TuxMachines - Sat, 2016-05-28 13:45

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Programming

TuxMachines - Sat, 2016-05-28 13:35
  • 10 Best Cheat Sheets That A Programmer Must Have
  • Thoughts on JSRs, TCKs, and Open Source

    In the Java EE umbrella every piece of technology is standardized under a JSR (Java Specification Request). The Expert Groups of the JSRs have to deliver the specification, a Reference Implementation, and a TCK (Technology Compatibility Kit). For most of the JSRs, the TCK is licensed as closed-source software and is not available for the public.

  • Omniscient DevOps? JFrog introduces Xray
  • Ciena Intros Blue Planet DevOps Toolkit for SDN/NFV

    The kit consists of a set of software development tools and community resources that allow operators to integrate network resources such as devices, functions, or domains (physical or virtual), as well as customize service templates, with the Blue Planet Network and Service Orchestration software.

  • Devops: A Culture or Concrete Activity?

    In traditional software development, the professionals who were responsible for building a company's applications were referred to as development. The team that tested the applications was QA management. At this point, the program would be handed off to operations, which would then be responsible for maintenance and update management.

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Back to the future: "Debian redesign proposal | DC9" presentation slides

Reddit - Sat, 2016-05-28 13:03

This used to be my diploma thesis and I thought it might be interesting to share. There's still room for improvement graphic-wise for other open source projects, so I hope this presentation can illustrate how beneficial it can be. Enjoy! :)

http://www.slideshare.net/AgnieszkapxlgirlCzaj/debian-redesign-debconf-2009

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Secure Desktops with Qubes: Introduction

LXer - Sat, 2016-05-28 12:22
This is the first in a multipart series on Qubes OS, a security-focusedoperating system that is fundamentally different from any other Linuxdesktop I've ever used and one I personally switched to during the pastcouple months.

UbuCon Paris Party Starts Today In Celebration of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Release

TuxMachines - Sat, 2016-05-28 10:31

Yesterday we reported on the fact that even if Canonical unveiled the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system last month, on April 21, several LoCos are still organizing release parties.

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Rugged Tegra X1 module stack is loaded with I/O options

LXer - Sat, 2016-05-28 10:28
CEI’s “TX1-SOM and Carrier” combines Nvidia’s Jetson TX1 COM with a rugged carrier board featuring GbE, USB 3.0, MIPI-CSI, and an M.2 socket with PCIe. Like Connect Tech’s Astro carrier board, the “TX1-SOM and Carrier” from Colorado Engineering Inc. (CEI) expands upon Nvidia’s Ubuntu-ready Jetson TX1 computer-on-module, which launched last November.......

Why I won’t use Dropbox’s Project Infinite if it’s not open source

TuxMachines - Sat, 2016-05-28 10:22

Why not Dropbox? Because the open source community can’t see the Dropbox source code, there is no way to know what Dropbox does to my stuff. Experts should be able to audit Dropbox source code to ensure there are no security vulnerabilities, that there are no back doors.

Beyond that, I am not comfortable with making any company a co-owner of my files. I don’t want to be at the mercy of a company that can revoke access to my data for whatever reason. I am not comfortable with the idea that my data could be subject to scanning and privacy-invading laws that otherwise don’t apply to my local data.

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Open-source vs. Proprietary – Keeping Ideology Out of the Equation

TuxMachines - Sat, 2016-05-28 10:16

Open-source really means no more and no less than making the source code readily available to anyone. Thus, open-source makes no statement as to the licensing conditions for using the software, whether there are charges for using the software, whether the software is supported, or actively developed, or any good, and so on. Closed-source means that source code is not readily available, but makes no comment on issues like licensing, costs, support, and quality.

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NetOS Enterprise Linux 8 Promises to Be a Worthy Alternative to Chrome OS

TuxMachines - Sat, 2016-05-28 09:04

Black Lab Software CEO Roberto J. Dohnert informs Softpedia today about the general availability of the NetOS Enterprise Developer Preview 8 operating system.

Designed as a replacement for the Linux kernel-based Chrome OS or Chromium OS operating systems, Black Lab Software's upcoming NetOS distribution is using the same technologies that have been implemented in the Enterprise Edition of the Black Lab Linux OS.

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Gentoo Linux "Choice Edition" Live DVD Released with Kernel 4.5, ZFS on Linux

TuxMachines - Sat, 2016-05-28 09:04

The Gentoo Linux operating system has received an updated Live DVD ISO image today, dubbed "Choice Edition," which brings the latest GNU/Linux technologies.

According to the announcement, the Gentoo Linux "Choice Edition" Live DVD has been released in celebration of the continued collaboration between Gentoo developers and community. And it looks like it brings some of the latest software releases, such as the KDE Plasma 5.6 desktop environment.

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