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An in-depth look at forwarding and monitoring e-mails using the Postfix mail server

LinuxToday - Sat, 2016-06-25 23:00

One of the original Internet services was SMTP (the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)

How to permanently mount a Windows share on Linux

LXer - Sat, 2016-06-25 22:52
It has never been easier for Linux to interact within a Windows network. And considering how many businesses are adopting Linux, those two platforms have to play well together. Fortunately, with the help of a few tools, you can easily map Windows network drives onto a Linux machine, and even ensure they are still there upon rebooting the Linux machine.

Can someone explain to me how exactly the GUI works on Linux?

Reddit - Sat, 2016-06-25 22:39

Hello, me and my friend are interested in how the GUI works, in detail. So far, all that I know is the following flowchart (assuming it's correct):

hardware -> driver -> OpenGL -> ???? -> what we see

So, what is it that uses the OpenGL to render the interface itself? I'm pretty sure that it isn't just one specific application, and I'd like to know how those applications communicate together to form what we see.

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KaOS 2016.06 Moves the Distro to Linux Kernel 4.6, Adds Full-Disk Encryption

LXer - Sat, 2016-06-25 20:58
The developers of the KaOS Linux operating system announced the release and immediate availability for download of the KaOS 2016.06 ISO image with some very exciting goodies.

NVIDIA Linux Performance-Per-Dollar: What The RX 480 Will Have To Compete Against

Phoronix - Sat, 2016-06-25 20:10
There's a lot of benchmarking going on this weekend at Phoronix in preparation for next week's Radeon RX 480 Linux review. Here are some fresh results on the NVIDIA side showing the current performance-per-dollar data for the NVIDIA Maxwell and Pascal graphics cards for seeing what the RX 480 "Polaris 10" card will be competing against under Linux...

Tizen News

TuxMachines - Sat, 2016-06-25 19:54

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Finishing Up The Second Butcher Block + Galvanized Steel Desk Build

Phoronix - Sat, 2016-06-25 19:44
If you missed the article earlier this month about Building A Massive L-Shaped Desk For A Better Workflow, More Monitors and Space, the second desk is now completed...

Fedora 24 Pushes Linux Boundaries

LinuxInsider - Sat, 2016-06-25 19:30
Red Hat this week announced the release of Fedora 24, an open source Linux operating system maintained by the Fedora Project community. Fedora Linux is the community version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, or RHEL. Fedora 24 is comprised of a set of base packages that form the foundation of three distinct editions: Fedora 24 Cloud, Fedora 24 Server and Fedora 24 Workstation. Delayed four times during its development cycle, Fedora 24 includes glibc 2.23 for better performance, and improvements to POSIX compliance and GNU Compiler Collection 6.

Peppermint OS 7 Screenshot Tour

LXer - Sat, 2016-06-25 19:03
Team Peppermint are pleased to announce our latest operating system Peppermint 7. It comes in both 32-bit and 64-bit editions with the latter having full UEFI/GPT/Secure Boot support baked in, a new version of Ice (our in-house Site Specific Browser framework) is also included with full Firefox web browser support, as well as Chromium. Along with the shift to the 16.04 code base, Peppermint 7 continues our policy of choosing the best components from other desktop environments, wherever that may be, and integrating them into a cohesive whole with our own software. This time around, whilst staying with LXDE core session management for lightness and speed, we've listened to our users who demanded a more modern, functional, and customizable main menu and switched out LXPanel

Joe Colantonio: 'Why Recreate the Wheel -- Use Open Source'

LinuxToday - Sat, 2016-06-25 19:00

 FOSSforce: Joe Colantonio wants to "show you how to succeed with all your testing efforts."

Shell Prompt Control

Reddit - Sat, 2016-06-25 18:44

Joe Colantonio: ‘Why Recreate the Wheel — Use Open Source’

LXer - Sat, 2016-06-25 17:09
Joe Colantonio wants to "show you how to succeed with all your testing efforts." He says, "Automation testing, like all development efforts, is difficult. Most projects don’t succeed." Frankly, it's all a little over our heads.

ELI5: Does someone have a robust or even working way to pass files and paths from ZSH to external programs?

Reddit - Sat, 2016-06-25 16:23

I've used zsh for over 2 years now and I've been using bash as a crutch whenever I need to pass files or paths to external programs.

Just getting mv to work in a sane way has proven impossible. I've tried every type of arg, bracket, modifier, shell opt etc.

I'm seriously going to lose my mind... I spent an hour last night and I couldn't even alias a simple mv command. I can't remember the last time I did something that made me almost hate Linux... but this is doing it.

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Watch The Videos From This Year's OpenSUSE Conference

Phoronix - Sat, 2016-06-25 15:59
From 22 to 26 June, the openSUSE Conference has been taking place in Nürnberg. There's been live video streams for those not in Bavaria while now the video recordings are being uploaded for your enjoyment at your convenience...

Tuning guide for MongoDB on IBM Power Systems

LXer - Sat, 2016-06-25 15:15
This tuning guide will help you achieve optimal performance when running MongoDB on IBM Power Systems by providing guidelines for system-level, virtualization-level and application-level tuning.

Xen 4.7 Includes Live Patching, Other Security Features

LinuxToday - Sat, 2016-06-25 15:00

eWEEK: The critical open-source hypervisor used by major public cloud providers now enables live patching and incorporates other new features.

The Relative Windows vs. Linux Performance For NVIDIA, Intel & AMD

Phoronix - Sat, 2016-06-25 14:23
Following the recent Windows vs. Linux AMDGPU-PRO / RadeonSI testing, GTX 1080 Windows vs. Linux results, and yesterday's Intel Windows vs. Linux benchmarks, here is a look at all three sets of numbers when using some OpenBenchmarking.org magic to merge the data-sets and normalize the results...

PowerNex: A Kernel Written In The D Programming Language

Phoronix - Sat, 2016-06-25 14:06
We've already seen Redox OS as an operating system and micro-kernel written in the Rust programming language. With just about every newer programming language we've seen ambitious developers take to the lengthy and complicated process of writing a kernel and the start of an OS in their new favorite language. With PowerNex, the D programming language is being used to write an OS kernel...

Vulkan 1.0.18 Adds Queue Operation Terminology

Phoronix - Sat, 2016-06-25 14:01
The Khronos Group has continued with their weekly updates to the Vulkan 1.0 documentation, but hopefully we're only one month away from where at SIGGRAPH 2016 we could see major new versions of the Vulkan and OpenGL specifications released...

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