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Using DSH (Distributed Shell) to Run Linux Commands Across Multiple Machines

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-04-29 23:00

DSH is short for Distributed Shell

GNOME 3.21.1 released

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-04-29 22:46

Hi GNOMEers!

development of the next GNOME release, 3.22, has started, and the
first snapshot, 3.21.1, is now available. This is a very early snapshot,
and not too much has landed yet; I expect that to change soon.

To compile GNOME 3.21.1, you can use the jhbuild [1] modulesets [2]
(which use the exact tarball versions from the official release).

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Chromium OS comes to Raspberry Pi 3

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-04-29 22:44

Chromium OS for SBCs has been released in v0.5 for the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3. The Pine64 appears to be next up, with other hacker SBCs waiting in line.

The “Chromium OS for Single Board Computers” project, which is taking the open source Chromium OS progenitor of Chrome OS, and tuning it for SBCs, released v0.5 for the Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi 3. This is the first official release for the RPi 3.

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Casio Smart Outdoor Watch review: Android Wear climbs a mountain

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-04-29 22:39

Casio deserves a lot of credit for reshaping Android Wear into an original and unique new product, something I wasn’t sure was possible. It overcomes many of the drawbacks of smartwatches while making total sense as a product in its category; if you’re in the market for a hiking watch that also works as a smartwatch, and you use an Android phone, I think you’ll be very happy with what Casio’s produced. If you’re not looking specifically for a hiking smartwatch? Maybe wait and see if Casio ever makes a G-Shock smartwatch, because this one really isn’t the sort of thing you’ll want to wear every day.

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I wrote a blog post about my experience with Linux that /r/linux might enjoy

Reddit - Fri, 2016-04-29 22:31

Hello everyone!

I'm going to keep this short because most of what I have to say is detailed in the blog post.

I've been using Linux for a while, and it's been a painfully blissful journey. I decided to write a post about it, and it was so much fun to take a trip down memory lane and write about the joys and pains of Linux. I wrote about the first time I tried Linux, all my failed attempts at things, and where I am now with Linux. I'd love to keep writing about my experience(s) with Linux, because I realized I'm more passionate about it than I thought, and it's a really, really fun topic to write about

Here's a link to the post, hosted at Medium. I didn't take it too seriously, so if it's too "casual," apologies.

The article is not really informative in any way, it's more a recount of my history with Linux, so if you were expecting to learn something from the post, sorry to disappoint.

Thanks! I'd love to hear feedback, as I plan to continue writing on this topic!

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Sparky 4.3 Xfce Screenshot Tour

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 22:21
New, updated ISO images of SparkyLinux 4.3 'Tyche' are available now. As before, Sparky 'Home' editions provide fully featured operating system based on the Debian Testing, with desktops of your choice: LXDE, LXQt, KDE, MATE and Xfce. SparkyLinux is a lightweight, fast and simple Linux distribution designed for both old and new computers featuring customised Enlightenment and LXDE desktops. It has been built on the "testing" branch of Debian GNU/Linux.

Cortex-A9 SBC offers online DIY customization

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-04-29 22:00

hackerboards: The Linux-friendly Gumstix "Poblano 43C SBC" features a TI AM4378 SoC with WiFi, Bluetooth, GbE, and optional cameras, touchscreens, and Geppetto-based design customization.

Codenvy, Samsung Team to Power IoT Development

LinuxInsider - Fri, 2016-04-29 21:52
Codenvy on Wednesday announced the beta release of the Samsung ARTIK IDE powered by Eclipse Che. The release of the professional toolset is part of Samsung's partnership with Codenvy to make it easier to build, deploy and manage applications for the Internet of Things, Codenvy said. The ARTIK IDE is the first open source cloud IDE platform dedicated to IoT application development. It is based on Eclipse Che, a community-driven open source cloud IDE, workspace server and plug-in platform

Spit-balling creative concepts with open source tools

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-04-29 21:00

opensource.com: It doesn't matter if your project is a painting, a feature film, or a software tool that someone else will use to paint or make a movie.

Master OpenStack with 5 new tutorials

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 20:38
Returning from OpenStack Summit this week, I am reminded of just how vast the open source cloud ecosystem is and just how many different projects and concepts you need to be familiar with in order to succeed. Although, we're actually quite fortunate with the resources available for keeping up. In addition to the official documentation, many great educational tools are out there, from third party training and certification, to in-person events, and many community-contributed tutorials as well.read more

Open sourcing planet discovery with PANOPTES

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-04-29 20:10

In recent years, astronomers have discovered many planets orbiting other stars.

How to disable MAC learning in a Linux bridge

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 19:30
An Ethernet bridge is a network component which interconnects multiple Ethernet networks by forwarding packets from one network to another. Linux has a software implementation of the Ethernet bridge (called "Linux bridge") incorporated into the kernel since 2.6. A Linux bridge is often used to set up a transparent proxy/firewall, or to work as a virtual switch which interconnects multiple virtual machines and containers created on a host.

The VAR Guy's Top 50 Open Source Companies: Where Are They Now?

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-04-29 19:00

Analysis of today's top 50 open source companies; their cloud, virtualization, data analytics and IoT products; and how they've evolved since 2008

Debian-Based SparkyLinux 4.3 "Tyche" Distro Launches with Linux Kernel 4.5.1

LXer - Fri, 2016-04-29 18:21
The SparkyLinux development team announced the release of the SparkyLinux 4.3 "Tyche" operating system, which has been in development for the past few months.

Define "Year of Desktop Linux"

Reddit - Fri, 2016-04-29 18:08

People are still making articles saying why it will never come. But what does it mean? I'm sure that there will be a wide range of definitions. For some, it happened last decade. For others, when Steam for Linux was released. Maybe it was when Ubuntu was added on to Windows 10. To others, it will not until it totally unseats Windows and becomes the dominant OS. Was there ever a year of Macintosh (outside of the 1980s)? Tell us, Linux reddit.

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Use Google Hangouts With Extra Features In Pidgin With Purple Hangouts Plugin

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-04-29 18:00

webupd8: Purple Hangouts is a libpurple plugin which adds support for the proprietary protocol that Google uses for its Hangouts service.

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