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next-20191211: linux-next

Linux Kernel - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 20:40
Version:next-20191211 (linux-next) Released:2019-12-11
Categories: Linux Kernel

First Look: Ubuntu Cinnamon, Beautiful Remix Worthy of Becoming Official Flavor

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 20:04
A Cinnamon flavor of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system is now finally available in a usable state for mass adoption, so we decided to have a first look and show you what the fuss is all about.
Categories: General News

SATA HATs support up to four drives on Raspberry Pi 4 or Rock Pi 4

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 19:02
Radxa’s Dual ($25) and Quad ($35) SATA HATs work on the Raspberry Pi 4 or Rock Pi 4 at up to 400 MB/s via USB 3.0. There’s also a faster, 800 MB/s $49 “Penta SATA HAT” for the Rock Pi 4 that uses PCIe to support 5x drives. You can find a few SATA HATs […]
Categories: General News

3 easy steps to update your apps to Python 3

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 18:01
The 2.x series of Python is officially over, but converting code to Python 3 is easier than you think. Over the weekend, I spent an evening converting the frontend code of a 3D renderer (and its corresponding PySide version) to Python 3, and it was surprisingly simple in retrospect, although it seemed relatively hopeless during the refactoring more
Categories: General News

HandBrake, An Open Source Video Transcoder Review

Linux Today News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 17:00

HandBrake is a free and open source application that lets you convert videos from one format to another.

Categories: General News

New Linux Kernel Update for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 & CentOS 7 Fixes Two Bugs

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 16:59
Red Hat Security team have published a new Linux kernel update that addresses two important bugs in the Linux 3.10 kernel packages of all supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 systems.
Categories: General News

How to Control Audio on the Debian Command Line

Linux Today News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 16:00

 Learn how you can install the ALSA utilities package

Categories: General News

Customize your Linux desktop with FVWM

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:45
The FVWM window manager started out as modifications to TWM, back in 1993. After several years of iteration, what emerged is an extremely customizable environment where any behavior, action, or event is configurable. It has support for custom key bindings, mouse gestures, theming, scripting, and much more
Categories: General News

LibreCorps mentors humanitarian startups on how to run the open source way

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 14:31
Free and open source software are no longer workplace taboos, at least not in the same way they were fifteen years ago. Today, distributed collaboration platforms and tools empower people around the world to contribute code, documentation, design, leadership, and other skills to open source projects. But do newcomers actually have a deep understanding of free and open source software?
Categories: General News

Lessons learned from programming in Go

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 13:16
When you are working with complex distributed systems, you will likely come across the need for concurrent processing. At, we deal daily with real-time, fast and resilient software. Building a global private network that dynamically routes packets at the millisecond scale wouldn’t be possible without a highly concurrent system.
Categories: General News

How to install Mastodon Social Network with Docker on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

HowToForge - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 13:05
Mastodon is a free, decentralized and open-source social network. It was created as an alternative to Twitter. This tutorial will teach you how to set up your instance of Mastodon on a server with Ubuntu 18.04 using Docker.
Categories: Software and Help

Canonical co-sponsors Windows Subsystem for Linux conference

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:21
The year of the Linux desktop on Windows continues to gather steam.
Categories: General News

3.16.79: longterm

Linux Kernel - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:03
Version:3.16.79 (longterm) Released:2019-12-10 Source:linux-3.16.79.tar.xz PGP Signature:linux-3.16.79.tar.sign Patch:full (incremental) ChangeLog:ChangeLog-3.16.79
Categories: Linux Kernel

Canonical Loves Windows 10: Ubuntu Maker Wants to Lead Microsoft’s WSL

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:02
The Windows Subsystem for Linux, or WSL, is a feature bundled in Windows 10 that allows users to run Linux on top of Microsoft’s operating system.
Categories: General News

First Look: Ubuntu Cinnamon, Beautiful Remix Worthy of Becoming Official Flavor

Linux Today News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:00

Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix has seen its first ever release as an unofficial Ubuntu Cinnamon flavor

Categories: General News

How to Install Fonts on Ubuntu

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:00
In this tutorial, we learn how to manually manage fonts using the Ubuntu Linux command line, and also manage them using GUI font tools.
Categories: General News

LTE-ready Linux dev board powered by i.MX8M Mini module

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:59
MYIR’s industrial-temp “MYC-C8MMX” module runs Linux on an up to 1.8GHz i.MX8M Mini Quad. It’s available as part of a “MYD-C8MMX” board that provides GbE, WiFi/BT, MIPI DSI/CSI, LVDS, M.2, and mini-PCIe with SIM slot. Like the MYC-JX8MX COM and MYD-JX8MX dev board announced in June, MYIR’s $79 and up MYC-C8MMX module and $169 and […]
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