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Latest Firefox Expands Multi-Process Support and Delivers New Features for Desktop and Android

LXer - Tue, 2016-09-20 20:30
With the change of the season, we’ve worked hard to release a new version of Firefox that delivers the best possible experience across desktop and Android. Expanding Multiprocess Support Last month, we began rolling out the most significant update in … Continue reading

Bcache File-System Has Initial Encryption Patches

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-09-20 20:00

Phoronix:  This file-system now has tentative patches for complete encryption support.

A Look At The Exciting Features/Improvements Of GNOME 3.22

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-09-20 19:14
If all goes well, GNOME 3.22 will be officially released tomorrow, 21 September. Here is a recap of some of the new features and improvements made over this past six month development cycle plus some screenshots of the near-final desktop that will power the upcoming Fedora 25 Workstation.

Linux sysadmin course from epichirtech.com

Reddit - Tue, 2016-09-20 19:07

Does anyone know anything about the Linux sysadmin course from epichirtech.com ?

A friend is considering taking this course and I'm unable to find any reviews or feedback online. Any help or information is appreciated.

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Flowblade 1.8 Released, Supports Keyboard Trimming, Clip Snapping

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-09-20 19:00

OMGubuntu: The open-source video editor Flowblade has a new release available for download.

GNU Emacs 25.1 Text Editor Arrives with Enhanced Network Security Features

LXer - Tue, 2016-09-20 18:58
Nicolas Petton had the great pleasure of announcing this past weekend the release and immediate availability for download of the GNU Emacs 25.1 open-source text editor software.

21 Open Source Projects for IoT

Linux.com - Tue, 2016-09-20 18:57

The Internet of Things market is fragmented, amorphous, and continually changing, and its very nature requires more than the usual attention to interoperability. It’s not surprising then, that open source has done quite well here -- customers are hesitant to bet their IoT future on a proprietary platform that may fade or become difficult to customize and interconnect.

Coreboot Is Being Ported To A New Intel Skylake-Y System

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-09-20 18:12
Those wishing to use Coreboot on a modern Intel system (albeit with the closed-source FSP) will soon have another option to consider with an open-source, physically secure computer powered by a Skylake-Y SoC moving ahead with a port to Coreboot...

Can I get >6 monitors working on Ubuntu now?

Reddit - Tue, 2016-09-20 18:09

Years ago I had so many issues getting more than 3 monitors working out of the 6 I had. It made me decide to not bother. It required coding custom drivers etc.

Are there any new tricks or is there better support for multiple monitors now?

Does anyone have experience on using multiple monitors on linux distros? Currently on 7 but would be great to get 6 running.

Currently using 2xAMD 7990s


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Dig into DNS: Part 3

LXer - Tue, 2016-09-20 18:01
In the first and second articles in this series, I introduced the powerful dig utility and its uses in performing DNS lookups along with a few time-saving examples of to put it into practice. In this part, I’ll look at my favorite dig utility feature -- which is definitely the “trace” option. For those unfamiliar with this process, let’s slowly run through it.

Why China is the next proving ground for open source software

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-09-20 18:00

TechRepublic: China is starting to adopt and contribute to open source projects, especially around big data infrastructure, and tech companies should pay attention.

MATE 1.16 Ready For Release, More GTK2 GNOME-Forked Code Ported To GTK3

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-09-20 17:47
The various components of the GNOME2 desktop forked MATE code were checked in as version 1.16 today in preparation for announcing this next release...


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