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New Freescale i.MX7 SoCs take on low-power Linux IoT

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-06-23 16:00

 LinuxGizmos: Freescale unveiled two Linux-ready, 28nm i.MX7 SoCs with one or two Cortex-A7 cores, Cortex-M4 MCUs, and much lower power consumption than the i.MX6.

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Linux Kernel 4.1 Released, This Is What’s New

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-06-23 15:00

OMG Ubuntu: The big headline user-facing feature you’ll find in Linux 4.1 are the wealth of performance and power efficiency improvements committed for Intel’s Cherry Trail and Bay Trail chips. SoCs and devices, such as the Intel Compute Stick.

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Linux 4.2 Works On More Scheduler Improvements

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-06-23 14:00

Phoronix: Alongside his many other pull requests, Ingo Molnar sent in the scheduler changes on Monday for the Linux 4.2 kernel.

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Linux kernel 4.0 for the Raspberry Pi default firmware branch

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-06-23 12:00

 ItRunsOnLinux: The default firmware branch of the very popular mini computer; the Raspberry Pi has now been updated to use the 4.0 kerne

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Attack of the Drones

Linux Journal - Tue, 2015-06-23 11:24

With the price and size of computer hardware steadily decreasing, it's becoming more viable to use embedded Linux systems to control small robots and drones. There are plenty of projects for Raspberry Pi, but not everyone wants to build a drone from scratch. That's why enthusiasts will be pleased to hear about the new drones from Parrot.

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Shilpa Nair Shares Her Interview Experience on RedHat Linux Package Management

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-06-23 11:00

 tecmint: Shilpa Nair wanted to share her interview experience (Question and Answer) on RedHat Linux package management (RPM) with us.

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Physics Analysis Workstation

Linux Journal - Tue, 2015-06-23 10:00

CERN is the European Laboratory for Particle Physics. It has been in the news quite a bit lately with the discovery of the Higgs Boson at the Large Hadron Collider. Something that many people may not know is that it also has a long tradition of developing software for scientific use. more>>

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Teaching Linux to Speak

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-06-23 10:00

 FOSSforce: When I began to prepare for my talk on the MIT campus, I made many assumptions.

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Linux Kernel 3.14.45 LTS Fixes Btrfs, IPv4, and x86 Issues, Updates Many Drivers

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-06-23 09:00

 softpedia: It looks to us that Linux kernel 3.14.45 LTS is a normal maintenance release that mostly updates drivers

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Weave 1.0 Debuts to Improve Docker Networking

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-06-23 08:00

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Weaveworks advances its products for the next era of containers.

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Linux Foundation Invests $452,000 in Open-Source Security Projects

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-06-23 02:00

eWEEK: The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) is funding three projects aimed at helping to improve security for open-source code.

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LibreOffice 5.0 to Bring Better Excel 2013 Importing

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-06-22 22:00

 softpedia: The first Release Candidate for LibreOffice 5.0 has been made available by The Document Foundation and it comes packed with a ton of changes and improvements.

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15 Useful MySQL/MariaDB Performance Tuning and Optimization Tips

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-06-22 18:00

 tecmint: This article will show you some basic, yet useful tips how to optimize the fine tune the performance of MySQL/MariaDB.

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Five Security Tips for New Linux Admins

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-06-22 17:00

 FOSSforce: Learn Nmap and related tools. Learn some other port and vulnerability scanners. Use them.

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The tools don't get you the job

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-06-22 16:00

 OpenSource.com: Why skills, not tools, should be the focus of education, and how Linux and open source tools provide valuable user choice.

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How to change the Swappiness of your Linux system

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-06-22 15:00

 HowToForge: Swappiness is the kernel parameter that defines how much (and how often) your Linux kernel will copy RAM contents to swap.

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Docker Rivals Join Together in Open Container Effort

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-06-22 13:12

eWEEK: The Linux Foundation is now home to new Open Container Project, bringing Docker, CoreOS and others together to advance open-source containers for all.

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Linux kernel code cleanup

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-06-22 13:00

 ItRunsOnLinux: The assembly code of the Linux kernel is complicated and poorly maintained, according to some Linux developers.

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Linux 4.1 released

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-06-22 12:00

Linus Torvalds: This obviously means that the merge window for 4.2 is open.

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The AtoMiC Toolkit!

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-06-22 11:00

LinuxJournal: If you're a cord cutter (and a nerd), you most likely have a server or two dedicated to serving and possibly retrieving videos from the Internet. Programs like Kodi and Plex are awesome for media delivery; however, there's more to a complete system than just playing the videos.

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