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Linux 4.8 Bringing Intel MPX Enhancements, Work Towards Virtually Mapped Kernel Stacks

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-07-26 13:47
Ingo Molnar sent in his pull requests on Monday for the Linux 4.8 kernel. Among the interesting material this cycle were the x86/mm changes with some notable commits...

What is LLVM and why do we need version 3.9 for OpenGL 4.5 MESA?

Reddit - Tue, 2016-07-26 13:38

I've read the wikipedia article but I'm afraid I don't get what it does exactly or why it's so big in the Linux world.

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Lennart Poettering Announces systemd 231 Init System [sic] for GNU/Linux Distributions

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-07-26 13:33

Today, July 25, 2016, systemd creator Lennart Poettering has proudly announced the release and general availability of the systemd 231 init system for major GNU/Linux OSes.

Bringing lots of fixes and numerous additions, systemd 231 is now the most advanced version of the modern and controversial init system that has been adopted in the last few years by more and more Linux kernel-based operating systems, including Fedora, Ubuntu, Arch Linux, openSUSE, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and many others.

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OpenBSD 6.0 to be released September 1, 2016

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-07-26 13:27

Theo de Raadt (deraadt@) has updated the (in-progress) OpenBSD 6.0 release page to indicate that release will occur earlier than is usual...

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Fluxday: A no-fuss open source productivity tracker

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-07-26 13:00

Unni Koroth shares why his company created open source productivity tool Fluxday.

KDE Applications 16.08 Software Suite Is In Beta, Final Release Coming August 18

LXer - Tue, 2016-07-26 12:31
Now that the third and last maintenance update of the KDE Applications 16.04 software suite has been released, it's time for us to take the Beta build of the next major KDE Applications release for a test drive.

Conversation With Jonathan Thomas of OpenShot

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-07-26 12:22

I think my initial fascination with Linux was based on rebuilding all my old, broken computers laying around my office/garage. I was having a ton of fun, pulling components out of old computers, installing various distros and seeing what worked/didn’t work. And then there was the 3D desktop cube, which was pretty awesome! Pretty soon I had built my kids their own computer, with “safe” web-browsing, education games, etc. It was many months of playing around with Linux before I learned about Python and started slowly getting more into the programming side of things.

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Good Video Editing Software for Linux

Reddit - Tue, 2016-07-26 11:50

What are some good options to considered when it comes to Video Editing in Linux?

I'm looking for something that's powerful and intuitive at the same time, and preferrably have support for mkv format as well (which is often times a file format that's not directly supported without some king of plugins)

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US standards lab says SMS is no good for authentication

LXer - Tue, 2016-07-26 10:36
America's National Institute for Standards and Technology has advised abandonment of SMS-based two-factor authentication. That's the gist of the latest draft of its Digital Authentication Guideline, here. Down in section 5.1.3.2, the document says out-of-band verification using SMS is deprecated and won't appear in future releases of NIST's guidance.

Does Intel 540 1TB SSD work in Linux?

Reddit - Tue, 2016-07-26 10:18

Hi guys!

I am planning to buy an Intel 540s 1TB SSD. However I could not find any information on Internet about the compatibility of this SSD with Linux. Is there anyone here who used this drive in a Linux system?

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Lennart Poettering Announces systemd 231 Init System for GNU/Linux Distributions

LXer - Tue, 2016-07-26 08:42
systemd creator Lennart Poettering proudly announced the release and general availability of the systemd 231 init system for major GNU/Linux operating systems.

5 reasons system administrators should use revision control

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-07-26 08:00

Check out these five tips for using revision control in operations.

Malicious computers caught snooping on Tor-anonymized Dark Web sites

LXer - Tue, 2016-07-26 06:47
The trust of the Tor anonymity network is in many cases only as strong as the individual volunteers whose computers form its building blocks. On Friday, researchers said they found at least 110 such machines actively snooping on Dark Web sites that use Tor to mask their operators' identities.

TripleO QuickStart vs Attempt of official Mitaka TripleO HA install via instack-virt-setup

LXer - Tue, 2016-07-26 04:53
A final target of this post is to compare undercloud configuration been built by QuickStart and undercloud configuration been built per official documentation for Mitaka stable...

AMD Introduces The Radeon Pro WX Series

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-07-26 04:45
NVIDIA used SIGGRAPH 2016 as a launching ground for their Pascal-powered Quadro GPUs while AMD this evening used the event in Anaheim for announcing their new Radeon Pro WX series...

NWM: An X11 Window Manager Written In Node.js

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-07-26 04:33
In case you ever wanted to have a Node.js window manager, there's now one that works for X11 environments that works on Chrome OS, Debian, and friends...

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