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[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 04:17:21 EST from rss

Subject: Wine 3.0 Officially Released with Android Driver, Direct3D 11 and 10 Support

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The Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) project has been updated today to version 3.0, a major release that ends 2017 in style for the open-source compatibility layer capable of running Windows apps and games on Linux-based and UNIX-like operating systems.

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 05:33:36 EST from rss

Subject: How technology changes the rules for doing agile

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Containers and Kubernetes were not here when we started doing agile. But they change what used to be the hardest part: Applying agile beyond a small group, to the whole organization. Scaling DevOps from small group to large organization is hard. But containers + Kubernetes are changing the rules. Time to jump back in.

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 06:36:38 EST from rss

Subject: How to Play Sound Through Two or More Output Devices in Linux

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There are occasions where you may want to output audio to multiple devices at the same time. Learn how to configure Ubuntu to play audio through multiple devices.

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 07:52:53 EST from rss

Subject: How Live Patching has Improved Xen Virtualization

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In a video interview with ServerWatch Lars Kurth, Chairman of the Xen Project Advisory Board and Director, Open Source Solutions at Citrix details some of the recent additions to Xen and how they are helping to move the project forward.

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 09:09:08 EST from rss

Subject: Getting Started with ncurses

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While graphical user interfaces are very cool, not every program needs to run witha point-and-click interface. For example, the venerable vi editor ran inplain-text terminals long before the first GUI.

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 10:25:23 EST from rss

Subject: Two great uses for the cp command: Bash shortcuts

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Last July, I wrote about two great uses for the cp command: making a backup of a file, and synchronizing a secondary copy of a folder.Having discovered these great utilities, I find that they are more verbose than necessary, so I created shortcuts to them in my Bash shell startup script. I thought I’d share these shortcuts in case they are useful to others or could offer inspiration to Bash users who haven’t quite taken on aliases or shell more

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 11:58:18 EST from rss

Subject: Realistic racing game 'DRAG' coming to Linux next month, built on Linux and it looks astonishing

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I've been in contact with one of the people behind DRAG, a fantastic looking racing game which will come to Linux next month. The fun fact is that the game engine is custom built under Linux too.

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 13:14:33 EST from rss

Subject: How to change the Plymouth bootup theme

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When starting Fedora, users are greeted with a neat graphical bootup sequence. The underlying software that displays the bootup graphics is called Plymouth, and the great thing is that it can be customized with different themes. In Fedora, the default... Continue Reading →

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 14:46:03 EST from rss

Subject: Wine, Mozilla, GNOME and DragonFly BSD

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Wine 3.0, an annual release, became available yesterday. According to therelease notes, highlights includeDirect3D 10 and 11 support, the Direct3D command stream, the Androidgraphics driver and improved DirectWrite and Direct2D support.

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 16:02:18 EST from rss

Subject: Linux mv Command Explained for Beginners (8 Examples)

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Just like cp for copying and rm for deleting, Linux also offers an in-built command for moving and renaming files. It's called mv. In this article, we will discuss the basics of this command line tool using easy to understand examples

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 17:33:50 EST from rss

Subject: This Week in Open Source News: Barcelona Chooses Linux, Open Source 3D Printing Majorly Cuts Costs & More

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This week in Linux and open source headlines, the city of Barcelona ditches Microsoft in favor of Linux, 3D Printing with open source results in a staggering decrease in price, & more.

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 19:35:48 EST from rss

Subject: Rediscovering make: the power behind rules

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An overview of GNU make rules: targets, prerequisites, special targets and more

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 21:22:33 EST from rss

Subject: The 5 Best Linux Distributions for Development

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When considering Linux, there are so many variables to take into account. What package manager do you wish to use? Do you prefer a modern or old-standard desktop interface? Is ease of use your priority? How flexible do you want your distribution? What task will the distribution serve?

[#] Fri Jan 19 2018 23:09:18 EST from rss

Subject: Compact Quark-based embedded computer sells for $120

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Advantech’s “UBC-222” is an embedded computer that runs Yocto Linux on an Intel Quark X1000 with up to 1GB DDR3, dual 10/100 LAN ports, and a mini-PCIe socket with LTE-ready SIM slot. Just when we were thinking Intel’s low power Quark chip had disappeared for good, Advantech unveiled a new Quark X1000-based UBC-222 computer.

[#] Sat Jan 20 2018 01:11:18 EST from rss

Subject: Using Python for Science

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Introducing Anaconda, a Python distribution for scientific research. I've looked at several ways you could use Python to doscientific calculations in the past, but I've never actually covered how to set up and use Python itself in a way that makes scientific work easier. Anaconda does just that.

[#] Sat Jan 20 2018 02:58:03 EST from rss

Subject: NHS: Thanks for the free work, Linux nerds, now face our trademark cops

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Devs quit, suggest Britain's health service bosses used them to bag Microsoft deal. The small team behind an ambitious NHoS Linux project are calling it a day, citing receipt of a trademark infringement warning from the UK Department of Health's (DoH) "brand police" as the "final straw."

[#] Sat Jan 20 2018 05:00:26 EST from rss

Subject: PlayOnLinux For Easier Use Of Wine

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PlayOnLinux is a free program that helps to install, run, and manage Windows software on Linux. It can also manage virtual C: drives (known as Wine prefixes), and download and install certain Windows libraries for getting some software to run on Wine properly. Creating different drives using different Wine versions is also possible. It is very handy because what runs well in one version may not run as well (if at all) on a newer version.

[#] Sat Jan 20 2018 06:49:13 EST from rss

Subject: Mozilla mandates that new Firefox features rely on encrypted connections

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Mozilla this week decreed that future web-facing features of Firefox must meet an under-development standard that requires all browser-to-server-and-back traffic be encrypted.

[#] Sat Jan 20 2018 08:51:14 EST from rss

Subject: Rogue Chrome, Firefox Extensions Hijack Browsers; Prevent Easy Removal

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Any malware that hijacks your browser to serve up ads or to redirect you to random websites can be annoying. Even more so are extensions that take control of your browser and prevent you from landing on pages that can help you get rid of them.

[#] Sat Jan 20 2018 10:37:58 EST from rss

Subject: Top 6 open source desktop email clients

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This article was originally published on October 8, 2015, and has been updated to reflect new information and project changes.Mobile and web technologies still haven[he]#039[/he]t made the desktop obsolete, and despite some regular claims to the contrary, desktop clients don[he]#039[/he]t seem to be going away anytime soon.

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