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Sony Settles in Linux Battle

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-06-28 23:00

LinuxJournal: The PS3 allowed users to install an alternative operating system on their machines—a feature they called Other OS.

Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon and MATE Editions Are Now Available for Download

LXer - Tue, 2016-06-28 22:29
At a first glance, it would seem that Linux Mint project leader Clement Lefebvre has approved the ISO images earlier today for landing.

Qubes OS 3.2 to Use Xfce4 by Default Because KDE 5 Is Bloated, Unstable and Ugly

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-06-28 22:00

 softpedia: After some rigorous tests, Joanna Rutkowska arrived at the conclusion that the KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment on Qubes OS 3.2 is a total disaster

The Updated AMD Polaris Firmware Blobs Needed For RX 480 Support Land

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-06-28 21:50
One day ahead of the Radeon RX 480 "Polaris" launch, the necessary firmware updates for the production graphics card support have landed in linux-firmware.git...

Open Source: It’s Not Just About Software Anymore

LXer - Tue, 2016-06-28 21:32
Open source is no longer just about the software that sits on your computer. Open source methods are being used to develop everything from better automobiles to life altering medical devices.

Next-Generation Secure Network Tunnel Announced For The Linux Kernel

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-06-28 21:30

Jason Donenfeld announced today WireGuard, what he describes as a next-generation secure network tunnel for the Linux kernel.

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Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon and MATE Editions Are Now Available for Download

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-06-28 21:23

Thanks to one of our regular readers who constantly monitored the development progress of the Linux Mint 18 operating systems, we've been informed that the final ISO images are now available for download for both Cinnamon and MATE editions.

At a first glance, it would seem that Linux Mint project leader Clement Lefebvre has approved the ISO images earlier today, June 28, 2016, for landing. Therefore, we checked the Irish mirror, where the ISOs usually appear first, and it looks like they are already available for download in their final, production-ready form.

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Red Hat and Microsoft, Other News

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-06-28 21:00

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How to configure networking in Linux

LXer - Tue, 2016-06-28 20:35
Connecting your Linux computer to a network is pretty straightforward, except when it is not. In this article I discuss the main network configuration files for Red Hat-based Linux distributions, and take a look at the two network startup services: the venerable network startup, and the controversial NetworkManager.read more

Leftovers: Gaming

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-06-28 20:34

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Google "Project Bloks" education kit starts with Raspberry Pi Zero

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-06-28 20:00

 hackerboards: Google announced a Project Bloks hacker platform for kids, developed with IDEO and Paulo Blikstein of Stanford University

Anyone still have a copy of BackTrack?

Reddit - Tue, 2016-06-28 19:58

As the title asks, does anybody? If so I'd love if you can share it, I'd love to give it a whirl.

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PRIME Synchronization & Double Buffering Land In The X.Org Server

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-06-28 19:50
For those making use of DRI PRIME for multi-GPU systems (mainly in the context of iGPU + dGPU notebooks), the xorg-server's PRIME code now has synchronization support and double buffering...

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