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Fedora Getting Ready For Linux 4.10, F26 Likely Shipping With Linux 4.11

Phoronix - Thu, 2017-02-23 21:31
Fedora is slowly getting ready for sending the Linux 4.10 kernel down the pipe to supported stable releases of its distribution...

MSAA Compression Lands In Intel's Vulkan Driver, Big When When Using Anti-Aliasing

Phoronix - Thu, 2017-02-23 21:17
Intel's "ANV" Vulkan Linux driver has landed the support for enabling MSAA compression...

MirageOS Unikernel Effort Moves Forward

LinuxToday - Thu, 2017-02-23 21:00

eWEEK: Linux Foundation backed Xen Project helps to advance the state of MirageOS unikernel operating system with a new release that now supports the KVM hypervisor.

Using certbot to secure your personal site

LXer - Thu, 2017-02-23 20:51
Introducing an amazing simple command line tool called certbot that generates a trusted SSL certificate for your personal website.

Realtek ALC299/ALC1220 Support, Intel Audio Updates In Linux 4.11

Phoronix - Thu, 2017-02-23 20:02
Takashi Iwai has submitted the sound subsystem updates for the Linux 4.11 kernel with most of that work happening in the audio driver space...

SSH Password Testing With Hydra on Kali Linux

LinuxToday - Thu, 2017-02-23 20:00

LinuxConfig: Hydra has options for attacking logins on a variety of different protocols, but in this instance, you will learn about testing the strength of your SSH passwords.

Do daily builds of Ubuntu allow me to upgrade via terminal

Reddit - Thu, 2017-02-23 19:46

Can i upgrade to beta or stable release when it comes in April or upgrade to 17.10 in October. Also does the 17.04 daily builds have unity 8

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Open Source Networking: Disruptive Innovation Ready for Prime Time

LXer - Thu, 2017-02-23 19:42
Innovations are much more interesting than inventions.  The “laser” is a classic invention and “FedEx” is a classic innovation.  Successful innovation disrupts entire industries and ecosystems as we’ve seen with Uber, AirBnB, and Amazon to name just a few.   The entire global telecommunication industry is at the dawn of a new era of innovation.  Innovations should be the rising tide in which everybody wins except what’s referred to as “laggards.”   Who are the laggards going to be in this new era of open communications?  You don’t want to be one.

RadeonSI Shader Cache May Be Flipped On By Default

Phoronix - Thu, 2017-02-23 19:10
On Wednesday the RadeonSI/R600g shader cache landed for on-disk caching of TGSI IR while one day later the caching is already being expanded and may soon be enabled by default...

Meet Flint OS, a Chromium OS Fork for Raspberry Pi & PCs That Runs Android Apps

LinuxToday - Thu, 2017-02-23 19:00

These days, we see more and more developers and entrepreneurs launching new operating systems based on Chromium OS

How does the PocketCHIP compare to the Raspberry Pi?

LXer - Thu, 2017-02-23 18:33
When the Raspberry Pi hit the tech scene, it made a huge impact. It wasn't the first tiny computer, by any means—the Chumby, the PogoPlug, and other hackable systems on chips preceded it—but there hadn't been anything quite so intentionally open and affordable as the Pi. You didn't have to hack the Pi, you just put an OS on an SD card, booted, and you were running an open source computer. The computer you were running only used a dozen watts of power, and it wasn't encased in a bulky plastic body that would end up in the landfill when you decided to upgrade.read more

NVIDIA vs. Radeon With HITMAN On Linux: CPU Usage, Memory Usage

Phoronix - Thu, 2017-02-23 18:23
With the competitive RadeonSI vs. NVIDIA performance for HITMAN on Linux there have been some Premium reader requests for also taking a look at the CPU/RAM usage and other vitals while running this latest Feral game port on the different GPUs/drivers...

3 Security Features to Consider When Choosing a Linux Workstation

Linux.com - Thu, 2017-02-23 18:00

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If your systems administrators are remote workers, you may wish to establish a set of guidelines to help ensure that their workstations pass core security requirements. This will help reduce the risk that they become attack vectors against the rest of your IT infrastructure.

Storj Labs Advances Blockchain Based Encrypted Storage

LinuxToday - Thu, 2017-02-23 18:00

eWEEK: Storj Labs announces new funding and general availability of its crowdsourced distributed storage platform, that lets anyone in the world sell their unused storage capacity, securely as part of an open marketplace.


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