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Jul
6th

Linux kernel 4.2-rc1

Author: It runs on Linux | Files under syndicated

The first release candidate for Linux kernel 4.2 has been released and is available for download.


Jul
6th

Why the story of Yamaha should terrify HP, Dell, Cisco, others in hardware biz

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

“Cloud computing is going to change everything whether you like it or not,” Vimal Thomas, vice president of Yamaha of America tells us. “Get in front of it before it starts landing on top of you.”


Jul
6th

Free and Open-Source Video Editor Shotcut Gets Better 4K Support

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Powerful video editor Shotcut has been updated again by its developers, and they’ve made some huge improvements to the application. To be fair, pretty much any update for Shotcut is impressive, but this one is an important one.


Jul
6th

The Unicode 8.0: A Song of Praise for Unsung Heroes

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Some people do things that make them rich and famous. Others never see the limelight, but create things that make everything else possible.They deserve recognition to.


Jul
6th

Using the CLI to query CPU hardware information

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Your Central Processing Unit (“processor” or “CPU”) is at the very core of your computer; it’s the component responsible for all the number-crunching and math-doing that makes a computer go. As such, it’s important to be aware of some basic commands in Linux that let you query the hardware information regarding your processor. In this article, I’ll cover some of those commands, and how to read their output.


Jul
6th

Yet Another Windows Security Fail

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

For at least a decade, Microsoft has been chanting the mantra, “at Microsoft security is job one,” over and over and over. During this time, they’ve repeated this mantra often enough to convince a lot of people that Windows is much safer than it once was, which I suppose is true since it couldn’t have gotten much worse. However, a new report from AV-Test proves the company isn’t yet ready to move up to the next mantra level and begin chanting, “at Microsoft we do security right,” because clearly it doesn’t.


Jul
6th

Student-collaborator rights, Kisumu app, and new Zotero release

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

In June this year, a few open source projects expanded and several useful resources were published, along with many other developments in the digital humanities. I have highlighted the most interesting of them below. Perhaps one will inspire you in you…


Jul
6th

Student-collaborator rights, Kisumu app, and new Zotero release

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

In June this year, a few open source projects expanded and several useful resources were published, along with many other developments in the digital humanities. I have highlighted the most interesting of them below. Perhaps one will inspire you in you…


Jul
6th

AMD Radeon 300 Series On Linux – Catalyst: 0 vs. Open-Source: 1

Author: Phoronix | Files under syndicated

For those that follow me on Twitter know I’ve started testing the MSI Radeon R7 370 4G graphics card as one of the new models launched by AMD last month. For this new (non-Fiji) graphics card, using the open-source graphics driver is the only choice on…


Jul
6th

Yet Another Windows Security Fail

Author: Christine Hall | Files under syndicated

For at least a decade, Microsoft has been chanting the mantra, “at Microsoft security is job one,” over and over and over. During this time, they’ve repeated this mantra often enough to convince a lot of people that Windows is much safer than it …