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CUPS 2.2 Printing System Out Now to Support Local IPP Everywhere Print Queues

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-09-15 03:44

Apple announced the release of a new stable version of its open-source CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) software used in the macOS operating system and all GNU/Linux distributions.

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Logic Supply Launches Intel Skylake Panel PCs Powered by Ubuntu 14.04, Windows

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-09-15 03:42

Logic Supply informs Softpedia today that it launched a new line of modular panel PCs during the International Manufacturing Technology Show 2016 (IMTS) event that is taking place this week until Saturday, September 18, in Chicago, U.S.A.

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Linux's lack of software is a myth

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-09-15 03:37

There is nothing I can’t do on my Linux-powered computers. And no other platform works so much better that I feel the need to move to it.

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GNOME Maps App Won't Bring Public Transit Routing to the GNOME 3.22 Desktop

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-09-15 03:35

GNOME Maps developer Marcus Lundblad talks in his latest blog post about some of the major new features coming to the GNOME Maps application as part of the soon-to-be-released GNOME 3.22 desktop environment.

Also: Mutter Window Manager Gets More Wayland Fixes Before the Launch of GNOME 3.22

GNOME's File Roller Archive Manager to No Longer Offer a Nautilus Extension

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Ghost Blogging With a Pi

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-09-15 03:25

I’ve read that a fun and easy thing to do with a Raspberry Pi is to set it up as a dedicated blog server. I’ve never really had my own blog, so I decided I would give this project a shot. I hope that this article serves as a guide for those of you who would like to start a blog or who have a Raspberry Pi that’s not doing anything and are looking for a worthy project.

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Latest openSUSE Tumbleweed Snapshots Bring Wine 1.9.18, Glibc 2.24 & Mesa 12.0.2

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-09-15 03:20

The first snapshots for the month of September have been released for the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system, and Douglas DeMaio is here again to report on the freshly added software versions.

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Flatpak 0.6.10 Makes the Dependency on systemd in the User Session Optional

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-09-15 03:19

Flatpak developer Alex Larsson announced the release of Flatpak 0.6.10, a new maintenance update of the universal Linux binary format used in various GNU/Linux distributions.

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Pokemon Go might be released for Android Wear

LXer - Thu, 2016-09-15 02:55
Also in today’s open source roundup: Samsung will gimp Note 7 batteries, and 5 Linux server distributions.

Linux Foundation LFS216 Security Fundamentals

Reddit - Thu, 2016-09-15 02:43

There is a (new?) course on Linux Foundation for Linux security, LFS216
https://training.linuxfoundation.org/linux-courses/system-administration-training/linux-security-fundamentals
Has anyone an opinion on its worth?

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Help please!

Reddit - Thu, 2016-09-15 02:12

Hey guys i wanted to switch to Ubuntu for the 1st time in my life, so I downloaded and burned the iso into a USB. And when i booted and selected "Install Ubuntu" a black screen pops up and stays there

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Turn your Linux desktop into a terminal

Reddit - Thu, 2016-09-15 02:04

I just created a program that turns your Linux desktop into a Linux terminal. If anyone is interested in checking it out and giving me feedback, or contributing to it, you can access it at the link below.

https://github.com/jamrizzi/deskterm

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XDC2016 Will Be One Of The Largest X.Org Conferences In A Long Time

Phoronix - Thu, 2016-09-15 02:02
Next week's XDC2016 conference in Finland will be one of the largest X.Org Developers' Conferences, if not the largest ever...

Server Monitoring with Shinken on Ubuntu 16.04

LXer - Thu, 2016-09-15 01:58
Shinken is an open source computer and network monitoring framework written in python and compatible with Nagios. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Shinken from source and how to add a Linux host to the monitoring system. I will use Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus as the operating system for the Shinken server and monitored host.

Chile's green energy future is powered by open data analysis

LXer - Thu, 2016-09-15 01:01
Open source software and open data play key roles in implementing Chile's long-term energy planning, identifying ways to get the maximum value from development, minimizing its impact, and requiring less development overall.read more

Vectr shows us again that we have to adopt the term "libre software" instead of "free software"

Reddit - Thu, 2016-09-15 00:34

As you might have seen, the developers of Vectr - a graphic software - have claimed in the title that it is a free software (Vectr - Free Vector Graphics Editor for Linux) . OK, great, I clicked on the website and I was interested in the source code, but after a while it was all clear to me. This is not the free software RMS and most of the Linux community is familiar when talking about a free software.

Please, stop the confusion and make things clear and use "libre software" instead of "free software" whenever you talk about FOSS/FLOSS software. Then, even guys who have developed Vectr wouldn't be able to exploit the terminology like they are doing now.

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Behind Docker's New Partner Program

LXer - Thu, 2016-09-15 00:04
When Docker unveiled a formalized channel program on Tuesday, partners gained a new springboard that could launch them deeper into DevOps, application lifecycle management and various managed services. Here's how.

Classic Unix/Linux editor Vim gets first update in years

LinuxToday - Thu, 2016-09-15 00:00

ZDnet: After more than a decade, the vi, or Vim, editor is getting a major update

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