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Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Linux Gaming Performance With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060/1080

Phoronix - Mon, 2017-02-13 18:01
It's been a while since last testing Windows 10 vs. Linux on different, newer Linux game ports with a variety of GPUs, but that changed this week. As mentioned this weekend, I've been working on a large, fresh Windows vs. Linux gaming performance comparison. The results available today are for NVIDIA with testing a GeForce GTX 1060 and GTX 1080 on Windows 10 Pro x64 and Ubuntu 16.10 x86_64 with the latest drivers and using a variety of newer Direct3D 11/12 / OpenGL / Vulkan games.

HVAC-focused I/O device server runs OpenWrt

LinuxToday - Mon, 2017-02-13 18:00

Barix's OpenWrt-driven "Barionet 1000" is its first Barionet programmable I/O controller to run Linux, and the first to offer WiFi and USB connectivity.

The decline of GPL?

LXer - Mon, 2017-02-13 17:14
A little while ago I saw an interesting tweet from Stephen O'Grady at RedMonk on the state of open source licensing, including this graph.read more

How do you donate to the GNU/Linux/FOSS ecosystem?

Reddit - Mon, 2017-02-13 17:08

I was just wondering how everyone here contributes to the GNU/Linux/FOSS ecosystem through donations, and in what way. I have limited funds, but I think I'm able to contribute a little bit this year via donations and am just looking for the best bang for my buck. :) I'll probably contribute to projects that are important to me, but in addition to that I wanted to get everyone else's thoughts. I'd appreciate some different ideas, some favorite projects.

Projects that are corporately sponsored, coders who are gainfully employed, or projects that have sufficient funds via regular crowdfunding campaigns are not as high of priority for me.

Are there "foundation" projects on which the rest of GNU/Linux is built where donating would make a big difference? Any important coders who don't get recognition, donations, or are having a hard time? Any favorite project of yours that could turn into something great with some recognition and monetary help? What's your Top 5?

Just wondering how everyone here donates to help out the people who make our lives better!

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VC Investor Martin Casado on the Future of Software-Defined Networking

Linux.com - Mon, 2017-02-13 17:00

Software-defined networking’s biggest accomplishment last year was achieving market traction and validation, says Martin Casado, a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. But there are still many challenges ahead for the industry at large and the organizations that aim to drive SDN forward.

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Blocking of international spam botnets with a Postfix plugin

LinuxToday - Mon, 2017-02-13 17:00

 HowToForge: This article contains an analysis and solution for blocking of international SPAM botnets with on postfix mail servers by using a postfwd plugin which analyses the sasl connects by country.

A GNOME Developer's Arguments On Vala Being A "Dead" Language

Phoronix - Mon, 2017-02-13 16:30
Longtime GNOME developer Emmanuele Bassi has pleaded his case that Vala is a "dead" language and that new applications/developers should look at alternatives or first work on improving this GNOME-centered language...

How To Share Printer On Network In Linux

LXer - Mon, 2017-02-13 16:00
Printing is an everyday job for us. Projects, office work, homework etc. The basic fact is that we almost require printing everyday. Now, what if we require sharing printer connected to our home Linux machine. So I decided to write a guide about it which is fairly simple. So, let’s start.

Linux Security Fundamentals: Estimating the Cost of a Cyber Attack

Linux.com - Mon, 2017-02-13 16:00
Title: Linux Security Fundamentals: Estimating the Cost of a Cyber Attack 13 FebLearn more

4 open source tools for doing online surveys

LinuxToday - Mon, 2017-02-13 16:00

Let's take a look at four open source survey tools that can suit your needs, no matter how simple or complex those needs are.

Almost A Decade Later, RadeonHD Stories Still Coming To Light

Phoronix - Mon, 2017-02-13 15:51
This September will mark 10 years since the public launch of the RadeonHD DDX driver (xf86-video-radeonhd) that was developed by SUSE during the Radeon X1000 and HD 2000/3000 days in conjunction with ATI/AMD. While we've talked about what started AMD's open-source strategy in the past and dozens of other RadeonHD articles, new stories are still coming to light...

Growing Your Open Source Community With Twitter

Linux.com - Mon, 2017-02-13 15:45
Title: Growing Your Open Source Community With Twitter13 FebLearn more

Why Italy, why?

Reddit - Mon, 2017-02-13 15:28

Taming the Mesos Bleeding Edge with DC/OS

Linux.com - Mon, 2017-02-13 15:00

Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, famously said: "Every business will become a software business, build applications, use advanced analytics and provide Saas services." That's a bold prediction. Aaron Williams, Head of Advocacy and DC/OS at Mesosphere, believes it's true and that DC/OS is the bridge to this new world. He tells us why at MesosCon Asia 2016.

Awesome vim plugins for writers

LinuxToday - Mon, 2017-02-13 15:00

Vim offers great benefits to writers, regardless of whether they are technically minded or not.

Why is it that Android phones can function fine for months but our modems need to be reset regularly?

Reddit - Mon, 2017-02-13 14:50

This is what I mean by resetting the modem. Apparently, its the software at fault. From what I know, modems use Linux as their OS. Android is also Linux. But it can go months without needing a reset.

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