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C++ Linux command line application.

Reddit - Thu, 2017-09-07 21:19

Hello, I'm currently learning C++ and want to do a little project to improve my skills. I was thinking of make a simple command line application. Any ideas of what I could do?

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LLVM 5.0 Released With C++17 Support, Ryzen Scheduler, AMDGPU Vega & Much More

Phoronix - Thu, 2017-09-07 21:17
After delays pushed its release back by about one month, LLVM 5.0 was just released a few minutes ago along with its associated sub-projects like the Clang 5.0 C/C++ compiler...

LLVM 5.0.0 Released

Reddit - Thu, 2017-09-07 21:11

Essential Tools for Producing High Quality Podcasts on Linux

LXer - Thu, 2017-09-07 20:24
Mac and Windows users have plenty of options for podcast production. For Linux users here are some awesome tools for producing high-quality podcasts on Linux.

This company's product logo is 99% same as Fedora's. Is it legal?

Reddit - Thu, 2017-09-07 20:20

I came across a phone review video on YouTube and noticed it has the Fedora logo but with different colour. Is this legal? Here is the product page on the company website. It's an Indian company.

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Free Software and Open Access

TuxMachines - Thu, 2017-09-07 20:10
  • Coinbase’s GDAX announces open source library of cryptocurrency trading tools

    San Francisco-based Coinbase has announced that its professional based exchange Global Digital Asset Exchange (GDAX) has introduced the ‘GDAX Trading Toolkit (GTT)’ an open source library for trading digital currency across a variety of exchanges.

    The GTT provides a suite of tools for traders to design, create, and operate trading features such as automated trading bots and personal portfolio trackers.

  • The Washington Post starts using Talk, an open-source tool for improving online comments

    An open-source tool called Talk is being rolled out on The Washington Post website starting today (6 September), to help reimagine the online commenting experience for both the newsroom and readers.

    The tool is developed by The Coral Project, a joint initiative from Mozilla, Washington Post and The New York Times, initially supported by the Knight Foundation and funded by the Democracy Fund, the Rita Allen Foundation, and Mozilla.

    Talk is currently live on three sections on washingtonpost.com – business, politics and The Switch blog. Over the coming weeks, it will become more widely available on The Washington Post, and other organisations such as Fairfax Media titles in Australia will start using it.

    The tool, which launched in beta in March and is currently on its third version, can be installed by any newsroom using the available documentation, and more features are being added regularly.

  • European Libraries’ Five Principles For Open Access Negotiations With Publishers

    European research libraries have issued five principles for libraries to use when holding open access negotiations with publishers, seeking to prevent over-charging and promote transparency and sustainable access.

  • Open educational resources can offer relief from high textbook prices

    Timbo X. Spartan is your typical MSU student. He goes to Economics 201 and Spanish 202 on Monday and Wednesday, and ISS 215 and Accounting 201 on Tuesday and Thursday.

    According to the Student Book Store's current listings, the required texts for these courses would have our friend Timbo spending $100 on economics, $88 on Spanish, $160 on the ISS course and $187 on accounting. This adds up to $535 in materials for one semester.

    Of course, this is all hypothetical, but not unrealistic. Chemical engineering sophomore Megan Richardson has spent more than $400 on materials for classes this semester and isn't finished shopping yet.

    "Last year I spent close to $300 on one chemistry textbook," Richardson said. "This is on the higher end of what I've spent so far, but yeah. It's kind of ridiculous."

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Security: NSA Data Dumps Again

TuxMachines - Thu, 2017-09-07 20:06

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Purism's Librem 5 Smartphone Crosses $200k In Funding

Phoronix - Thu, 2017-09-07 19:33
In two weeks now Purism has managed to raise over $200,000 USD towards their dream of building a privacy/free-software-minded smartphone running their own custom Linux-based software stack. But they remain a long ways to go from their $1.5 MM goal...

Beginners guide : /etc/shadow file in Linux

LinuxToday - Thu, 2017-09-07 19:00

 Understanding how shadow files work are important.

EA's Frostbite Engine Has Been Internally Up And Running On Linux

Phoronix - Thu, 2017-09-07 18:50
While not for public consumption at least for now, the Electronic Arts' Frostbite game engine has seen internal Linux testing/development...

Review: 5 top Linux distros for enterprise servers

LXer - Thu, 2017-09-07 18:41
Linux distros are plentiful, and choosing the right server product can be a daunting task. Are you looking for a supported product, or can you go with a free version? Need Cloud support or virtualization? We’ll try to provide some answers.

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