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Unity Engine gets patched with 5.4.0 P4, Brings bug fixes to Tizen and other platforms

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-09-14 21:06

The relationship between Tizen and Unity is building up very well over time. Off recently, Samsung even announced a Tizen App Challenge for Unity developers to bring more high quality Unity games on to the platform. Meanwhile, Unity have now patched their Game engine with version 5.4.0 P4 . The patch brings a lot of bug fixes and improvements across various platforms like Windows, OSX, Android, iOS and Tizen.

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LTS releases align neatly for Plasma 5.8

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-09-14 21:01

Our upcoming release, Plasma 5.8 will be the first long-term supported (LTS) release of the Plasma 5 series. One great thing of this release is that it aligns support time-frames across the whole stack from the desktop through Qt and underlying operating systems. This makes Plasma 5.8 very attractive for users need to that rely on the stability of their computers.

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How to install Discord on Linux

LinuxToday - Wed, 2016-09-14 21:00

 LinuxConfig: In a relatively short time, Discord has become the favorite chat solution among gamers.

Debian-Based Q4OS 1.6.2 "Orion" Linux Distro Released with Small Improvements

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-09-14 20:59

Softpedia was informed by the Q4OS Team about the availability of download of the second maintenance update to the Q4OS 1.6 "Orion" series of the Debian-based operating system.

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Bodhi 2.2.0 beta

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-09-14 20:57

Hello Planet Fedora! I hope you are holding on to your hats, because Bodhi 2.2.0 is on its way to a Rawhide near you. But wait, that's not all - we will be updating Bodhi in EPEL 7 to the new 2.2.0 release as well.

The web server changes include a fix for CVE-2016-1000008 (thanks to Patrick Uiterwijk for reporting), some new features, and some bug fixes. The client changes will be more drastic when 2.2.0 reaches Rawhide, as the client in Rawhide has been behind for a while on a 0.9 release. Once 2.2.0 is released upstream, the 2.2 client will make its way into Rawhide. The client is a rewrite from the 0.9 series, and is not backwards compatible. There is a man page to guide you.

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Oracle happy to let Apache Foundation adopt NetBeans

LXer - Wed, 2016-09-14 20:15
I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of Java devs suddenly cried out in terrorThe Apache Software Foundation is considering a proposal to take custody of Java development environment NetBeans.…

Behind Docker's New Partner Program

LinuxToday - Wed, 2016-09-14 20:00

 Docker launches new partner program.

Taking the plunge

Reddit - Wed, 2016-09-14 19:27

Hey everyone,

I am a long time tech enthusiast (work, school, and pleasure) and I am officialy starting my journey into Linux full time. I am very familiar with computers (degrees/certs/experiments) but I was wondering what you all think would be the best Linux OS to start on. I am not a fan of Ubuntu and Kali is too specific. My current objective is to dual-boot and use it to help pass Linux+. Any other tips for a new Linux user are welcome.

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What's your favorite tool for remote team collaboration?

LXer - Wed, 2016-09-14 19:18
Whether you work remotely from across town or across the globe, collaboration tools are the key to getting things done with the rest of your team. Which tools are your favorite? Here are some of ours.read more

Feral Interactive Said To Be Announcing "Massive" New Game For Linux Tomorrow

Phoronix - Wed, 2016-09-14 19:14
The Mac/Linux game porters at Feral Interactive are teasing that tomorrow they will be announcing a "massive" game...

Just Because It Says 'Open Source Hardware' Doesn't Mean It Really Is

LinuxToday - Wed, 2016-09-14 19:00

 FOSSforce: Is it "organic," or just merely "natural?"

Is there any mobile friendly app for using lwn.net?

Reddit - Wed, 2016-09-14 18:49

Hi guys. I have been working on linux kernel for years now. I have learned alot from lwn.net site. I have been searching for some app where lwn.net content can be read as feed. It would be really helpful to access it anytime and anywhere. If anyone knows the solution then please help me. thanks in advance.

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Lollypop playing online music

Reddit - Wed, 2016-09-14 18:40

Lollypop 0.9.200 will be released soon with youtube playback support. It will also import Itunes charts based on your current local music.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4HLQhEr7zk

http://gnumdk.github.io/lollypop-web/

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Long-Secret Stingray Manuals Detail How Police Can Spy on Phones

LXer - Wed, 2016-09-14 18:21
Harris Corp.’s Stingray surveillance device has been one of the most closely guarded secrets in law enforcement for more than 15 years. The company and its police clients across the United States have fought to keep information about the mobile phone-monitoring boxes from the public against which they are used. The Intercept has obtained several Harris instruction manuals spanning roughly 200 pages...

GNOME 3.26 Linux Desktop to Be Dubbed Manchester, After GUADEC 2017's Host City

LinuxToday - Wed, 2016-09-14 18:00

 Softpedia: The host city of GUADEC 2017 has been announced as Manchester

Obligatory monthly 'I have a kid who i want to run on linux' question...

Reddit - Wed, 2016-09-14 17:54

So, I've a 7 and a 5 and an old wreck of a PC (about 7 years old with a middle of the road GPU). Essentially, the old wreck isnt capable of adequately running Windows anymore, and I'm disinclined to have my children spied upon so easily.

Bearing in mind that I'm not a Linux wizard, but I can hold my own, can anybody recommend a decent distro that I can bung on the old wreck. Ideally something with a decent and manageable UI, but won't allow them to get into too much mischief!

On another note, I've never ran Linux on a machine with a GPU, are there magic steps I need to take to make it all sing?

Thanks luvvies

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