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Quad-core Cortex-A15 SoC features 6MB on-chip RAM

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 21:00

 LinuxGizmos: TI has launched a Linux-friendly, 1.4GHz quad-core Cortex-A15 AM5K2Ex Keystone II SoC, that runs at under 10W and offers 10GbE switches and 6MB on-chip RAM.

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A concise guide on fixing Linux display issues

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 17:00

 blackmoreops: After installing NVIDIA driver, my display was stuck at 640x480 and no matter what I do, nothing fixed it.

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diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development

Linux Journal - Wed, 2014-09-10 16:16

Sometimes a new piece of code turns out to be more useful than its author suspected. Alejandra Morales recently came out with the Cryogenic Project as part of his Master's thesis, supervised by Christian Grothoff. The idea was to reduce energy consumption by scheduling input/output operations in batches. more>>

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FoundationDB Adds Open Source SQL Storage Tool

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 16:00

 The VAR Guy: FoundationDB has released SQL Layer, an open source SQL database that complements the company's NoSQL data storage platform.

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Red Hat Renews Server Management Portfolio With Satellite 6

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 15:00

eWEEK: The Linux vendor breaks with its past and builds a new server management platform from open-source project

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SelekTOR: Tor GUI With Country Exit Node Selection, Useful To Bypass Country Restrictions For Various Websites

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 12:00

 webup8: SelekTOR is an open source Java-based GUI front-end for the Tor Client which has a few advantages over Vidalia (the official Tor GUI)

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Microsoft Reportedly Buying Minecraft Maker Mojang

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 10:00

 GamingOnLinux: This is not fun news to wake up to.

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The Web May Look Slow Today

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 09:00

 FOSSforce: To illustrate the point of the "fast lane/slow lane" approach proposed by the Federal Communications Commission, some of the biggest tech players today are leading a symbolic "Internet Slowdown"

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Ubuntu 14.10 expectations

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 08:00

 DarkDuck: There are two questions: 1. Are you waiting for Ubuntu 14.10 release? 2. Are you planning to update/upgrade/install Ubuntu 14.10 on your computer?

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VR headset mixes Oculus firmware and Android phablet

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 07:00

 LinuxGizmos: Samsung and Oculus have joined forces on a 3DOF "Gear VR" virtual reality headset with 96-degree FOV that uses a 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 4 as a computer and display.

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Top Linux Myths Dispelled

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 06:00

 Datamation: Linux myths are many and varied, yet a look beneath the surface reveals how mistaken they are.

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Linux Top 3: Tails 1.1.1, RoboLinux 7.6.2 and Gentoo 20140826

Linux Today - Wed, 2014-09-10 01:00

LinuxPlanet: The Tails 1.0 release debuted on April 29 and Tails 1.1 came out on July 22. The Tails 1.1.1 update was released on September 2 and provides bug and security fixes.

 

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How to create a cloud-based encrypted file system on Linux

Linux Today - Tue, 2014-09-09 21:00

 xmodulo: Commercial cloud storage services such as Amazon S3 and Google Storage offer highly available, scalable, infinite-capacity object store at affordable costs.

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Linux Mint to Receive Folder Emblems and a Better Nemo Toolbar

Linux Today - Tue, 2014-09-09 17:00

 softpedia: Linux Mint users will soon have access to a cool new (and old) option that will allow for the customization of folders with emblems.

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Kinivo releases a pair of inexpensive Linux-friendly USB wireless adapters

Linux Today - Tue, 2014-09-09 16:00

 betanews: You see, most manufacturers build their machines with only Windows in mind.

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Android hardhat augments reality for industrial workers

Linux Today - Tue, 2014-09-09 15:00

 LinuxGizmos: Daqri is prepping an Android-based augmented reality "Smart Helmet" that integrates 360-degree camera views, plus 3D depth and inertial movement sensors.

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It's Time To Split Linux In Two

Linux Today - Tue, 2014-09-09 14:00

InfoWorld: Desktop workloads and server workloads have different needs, and it's high time Linux consider a split to more adequately address them

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Apache Hadoop Transitions to Git

Linux Today - Tue, 2014-09-09 13:00

Linux.com: The Apache Infrastructure team has gotten Git migrations down pat. Just ask the Apache Hadoop project, which moved from Subversion to Git in less than 10 days.

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