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Collectl: An Advanced All-in-One Performance Monitoring Tool for Linux

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-07-12 16:00

The collectl utility runs on all Linux distributions, the only thing it requires to run is perl, so make sure that you have Perl installed in your machine before installing collectl in your machine.

More NVIDIA CUDA Benchmarks With Blender Cycles Engine

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-07-12 15:39
Yesterday I published Blender Cycles Render Engine Benchmarks With NVIDIA CUDA On Linux numbers that included the GTX 1000 and GTX 900 series for the Blender 3D modeling software now that there's an automated test profile for Blender via OpenBenchmarking.org for the Phoronix Test Suite. Here are more Blender CUDA benchmarks from a more diverse range of NVIDIA hardware...

Anki Cozmo: AI toy robot gets open-source SDK for programming, hacking

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-07-12 15:29

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Day of the Tentacle Now Available On Linux

LXer - Tue, 2016-07-12 15:29
Day of the Tentacle Remastered is now available for the first time on Linux, and can be found on Steam and Humble . It should also be up on GOG as soon as they set it live.

Firefox 48 Will Take The First Rust Code Into Production

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-07-12 15:07
Mozilla will be taking their first Rust programming language code into production with Firefox 48...

Bodhi 4.0.0 Time Line, First Woman Debian TC

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-07-12 15:06

The top story today in Linux news is the controversy following the removal of Nano from the GNU umbrella. Original maintainer Christian Allegretta had to address the resulting rumors that threaten the community. Elsewhere, Jeff Hoogland posted an updated time line for Bodhi 4.0 and the Debian project welcomes its first woman Technical Committee member. Linus is on the hot seat again after losing his patience over commenting style and the Korora project is dropping their driver manager Pharlap.

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Git 2.9 Version Control System Gets Its First Point Release with 28 Improvements

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-07-12 15:00

Git 2.9.1 is now the latest and most advanced version of the open-source software, bringing a total of 28 improvements.

Leftovers: Gaming

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-07-12 14:48

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FOSS Events

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-07-12 14:44
  • Polyglot – Learn, Share, Collaborate – Hackfest 2016!!

    So for this HACKFEST 2016, wondered how would it be if we could share the learning through a wiki and collaboratively maintain an up-to-date content. I had a hunch that this might be a problem that many would have faced and would be good to solve.

  • How not to get help in open source

    In her lightning talk at Great Wide Open 2016, Emily Dunham shares the most common ways people shoot themselves in the foot while looking for help with an open source project:

    Ask for experts
    Leave IRC after asking your question
    Withholding information
    Asking permission to ask a question
    Going where the experts aren't
    Being offensive

  • Having a Gas at Texas Linux Fest 2016

    Texas Linux Fest 2016 is in the books, safely tucked away in the annals of free open source history, The wonderful folks who make TLF happen were again gracious enough to give Reglue a booth in the expo hall, and for those who are watching from home, space in any TLF expo hall ain’t cheap. Just like last year, Reglue Vice President Carolyn Huxley was gracious enough to work our booth and answer questions like, “What’s a Reglue?” My personal thanks for her help.

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Web browsers for GNU/Linux

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-07-12 14:41
  • Best Graphical Web Browsers for Linux

    Web Browsers is one of the top most contributor of Computer desktops. As we know, we can’t do any work in system without browser help like, for browsing something, checking mails, net banking access, chatting, etc.., here I’m going to show you modern web browsers which is in active, under development and widely using in Linux Desktops.

  • Latest Vivaldi Browser Snapshot Improves Tab Hibernation on GNU/Linux Distros

    Today, July 11, 2016, Vivaldi released a new snapshot version for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows, bringing multiple fixes and improvements.

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How not to get help in open source

LXer - Tue, 2016-07-12 14:32
Open source communities can be very friendly places, but there are right and wrong ways to ask for help.In her lightning talk at Great Wide Open 2016, Emily Dunham shares the most common ways people shoot themselves in the foot while looking for help with an open source project:read more

Libinput 1.4 Release Candidate

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-07-12 14:09
Peter Hutterer has announced the first release candidate of the upcoming libinput 1.4 release for this input handling library used by X.Org, Wayland, and Mir systems...

Today Marks Amazon's Second Prime Day

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-07-12 14:01
Today is Amazon's second annual Prime Day where they are offering up a plethora of sales for Prime members. Just a quick friendly reminder to please click our affiliate link if you'll be making any purchases there, in order to help support our site with the Linux hardware testing operations done here daily...

ONLYOFFICE, an open source alternative to Office 365, releases new version

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-07-12 14:00

 HowToForge: ONLYOFFICE provides a corporate office suite with integrated a CRM system, project and document management and collaboration tools, calendar, and mail.

LLVM 3.8.1 Released

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-07-12 13:48
It's coming later but better than never: LLVM 3.8.1 has been released by AMD's Tom Stellard as the first update to LLVM 3.8...

Git 2.9 Version Control System Gets Its First Point Release with 28 Improvements

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-07-12 13:27

Coming approximately one month since the launch of the massive Git 2.9 update, the first point release in the series, Git 2.9.1, is now available for download on all supported platforms.

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