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Calligra 2.9.11 Office Suite Launches for Linux with New Krita and Kexi Bugfixes

LinuxToday.com - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 13:00

As expected, Calligra 2.9.11 is only a bugfix release

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Rugged Turing Phone to Run on Sailfish OS, Not Android

LinuxToday.com - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 09:00

LinuxInsider: The Turing Phone, molded from a single unit of the Liquidmorphium liquid-metal alloy, is designed to be more durable to absorb shocks and prevent screen breakage.

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Distribution Release: Android-x86 4.4-r5

DistroWatch.com - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 08:50
Chih-Wei Huang has announced the release of Android-x86 4.4-r5, a bug-fix update of an earlier release to fix a "hazy fonts" issue found on some devices. Android-x86 is a project that ports Google's operating system for portable devices to standard desktop and laptop computers. From the release notes:....
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Scientific Linux 7.2 Distro Brings Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 to Science Labs - Softpedia News

Linux News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 06:36

Softpedia News

Scientific Linux 7.2 Distro Brings Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 to Science Labs
Softpedia News
On February 5, 2016, Pat Riehecky of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory was extremely proud to announce the release and immediate availability for download of the final Scientific Linux 7.2 installation images. The development cycle of Scientific ...

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Docker Founders Hire Alpine Linux Developer to Move the Official Images from Ubuntu - Softpedia News (blog)

Linux News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 05:38

Softpedia News (blog)

Docker Founders Hire Alpine Linux Developer to Move the Official Images from Ubuntu
Softpedia News (blog)
We wrote just two days ago about the massive Docker 1.10 release, and now it has been revealed to us that the Docker officials are considering dumping the Ubuntu Linux operating system in favor of Alpine Linux for the official images. "Consider" is not ...

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The Talos Secure Workstation Is A High-Performance Libre System

LinuxToday.com - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:00

Phoronix: The Talos Workstation is built around the open-source-friendly IBM POWER8 processor.

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The Xen Project’s Lars Kurth on the Promise (and Debugging) of Unikernels

LinuxToday.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:00

The New Stack: On the one hand, we have projects such as the Xen Project’s MirageOS, which is single language unikernel

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Distribution Release: Scientific Linux 7.2

DistroWatch.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 21:47
Pat Riehecky has announced the release of Scientific Linux 7.2, the latest stable version of the Red Hat-based distribution enhanced with scientific applications: "Scientific Linux 7.2 x86_64 released." Some of the changes in this version include: "yum-conf files pointing to non-base SL (such as EPEL, ELRepo, SL-Extras, SL-SoftwareCollections,....
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Mozilla Changes the Release Schedule of Firefox

LinuxToday.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 18:00

Mozilla is making some changes to the Firefox schedule, and it looks like they are going to give more time to developers between releases.

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Ubuntu Linux in the Wild: How a French University Uses Unity

LinuxToday.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 17:00

The VAR Guy: Ubuntu, the Linux-based open source OS from Canonical, is being used in a library in France with the Unity interface.

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CoreOS Launches Rkt Container Runtime 1.0 - Top Tech News

Linux News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:09

Top Tech News

CoreOS Launches Rkt Container Runtime 1.0
Top Tech News
A new open source container runtime for Linux is on the way, courtesy of the CoreOS team. The company, which aims to help improve the security · Relevant Products/Services and reliability of the Internet by developing open source server infrastructure ...

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The trials of certifying open source software

LinuxToday.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 16:00

 opensource.com: There's a lot of confusion around "certification" and what it means to be certified to a particular project.

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How to install Arch Linux 2016.02.01

LinuxToday.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 15:00
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diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development

LinuxJournal.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 14:28

The OOM killer is a tough nut to crack. How can a system recover when it's violently thrashing and out of RAM? Once upon a time, you'd just have to reboot. And today, that still might be necessary, but less so, because the OOM killer attempts to identify and stop the process that seems to be causing the hangup. The problem is, it may not choose the right process every time. more>>

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How to monitor OpenFlow messages with packet sniffer

LinuxToday.com - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 14:00

 Xmodulo: OpenFlow offloads the high-level routing/forwarding decisions (control plane) from networking devices such as switches, and moves the control plane on to a separate controller.

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