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JRPG from Japan coming to Linux

Gaming on Linux - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 00:55
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Macro Software

Gaming on Linux - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 00:55
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Update on Patent Trolls and Their Enablers: IAM, Fortress, Inventergy, Nokia, MOSAID/Conversant, Microsoft, Intellectual Ventures

Linux Today - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 00:00

 techrights: A potpourri of reports about some of the world's worst patent trolls

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How to spawn a randomly placed building in Arma 3.

Securitron - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 21:27
This simple code for Arma 3 will spawn a randomly placed HQ building within the area of the mkr1 marker. This is a 4000×4000 marker placed on the map. This gets a random safe area and places the building within the area of this marker. _mrk = "mkr1"; _area = markerSize _mrk; _nul = _area […]
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Linux 4.10 rc3

Linux Today - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 20:00

Linus Torvalds: So after that very small rc2 due to the xmas break, we seem to be back to fairly normal.

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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 694

DistroWatch - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 18:07
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: MX Linux 16 News: Fedora considers systemd security features, DragonFly BSD to support large swap spaces, Ubuntu Touch to use Snap packages, Puppy Linux gets newsletter Questions and answers: Removing sudo's password requirement Released last week: Solus 2017.01.01.0, Netrunner 17.01, BlankOn 10.0....
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Linux 4.10-rc3 Kernel Released

Phoronix - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 17:43
Linux 4.10-rc3 is now available as the latest weekly update to the Linux 4.10 kernel...
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Lost my DiRT Showdown saves

Gaming on Linux - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 17:25
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CodeWeavers has Released CrossOver 16 for Linux and MacOS

Linux Today - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 16:00

With CrossOver 16, you can run thousands of Windows software titles, without the need for a Windows OS license.

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Valve Finally Makes Steam Work Out of the Box with Open-Source Graphics Drivers

Linux.com - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 14:00

The new Steam Client Beta update brings quite a lot of changes (see them all in the changelog attached at the end of the story), but we're very interested in the Linux ones, which appear to let Steam work out of the box with open-source graphics drivers on various modern GNU/Linux distributions, while implementing a new setting for older ones to improve the interaction between Steam's runtime and system's host libraries.

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Intel Working With Wine Developers On User-Mode Instruction Prevention

Phoronix - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 13:24
The Intel developer working on UMIP (User-Mode Instruction Prevention) support for the Linux kernel has been collaborating with Wine developers about this security-minded feature to be introduced with future Intel CPUs...
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Meet the GPD Pocket, a 7-inch Ubuntu Laptop

OMG Ubuntu - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 12:37

Meet the GPD Pocket, a high-spec 7-inch laptop that the device's makers say will be available to buy pre-loaded with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

This post, Meet the GPD Pocket, a 7-inch Ubuntu Laptop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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How To Create An ISO From A Bootable USB Drive In Linux

Linux Today - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 12:00

GNOME Disks allows you to create an ISO image from a bootable USB drive in Linux.

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26-Way Intel/AMD CPU System Comparison With Ubuntu 16.10 + Linux 4.10 Kernel

Phoronix - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 09:08
In preparation for Intel Kaby Lake socketed CPU benchmark results soon on Phoronix, the past number of days I have been re-tested many of the systems in our benchmark server room for comparing to the performance of the new Kaby Lake hardware. For those wanting to see how existing Intel and AMD systems compare when using Ubuntu 16.10 x86_64 and the latest Linux 4.10 Git kernel, here are those benchmarks ahead of our Kaby Lake Linux CPU reviews.
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We Never Said Ubuntu Phone Is Dead. Here’s What We Actually Wrote Line-by-Line

OMG Ubuntu - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 08:55

I didn't want to write this post but a lot of people are raging at us for writing an article we didn't. So, join me as I go through we actually wrote, line-by-line.

This post, We Never Said Ubuntu Phone Is Dead. Here’s What We Actually Wrote Line-by-Line, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Xeon HD Graphics P530 With OpenGL & Vulkan On Mesa 13.1-dev + Linux 4.10

Phoronix - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 08:18
On Saturday I published Intel IvyBridge / Haswell /Broadwell / Skylake OpenGL and Vulkan Benchmarks On Linux 4.10 + Mesa 13.1 using various Core CPUs. But for some fun benchmarks this Sunday morning are GL/VLK results when using a Xeon E3 v5 Skylake CPU with HD Graphics P530...
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10 Useful Sudoers Configurations for Setting ???sudo??? in Linux

Linux Today - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 08:00

 tecmint: Useful SUDO commands.

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SipHash Is Being Worked On For Further Security In The Linux Kernel

Phoronix - Sun, 01/08/2017 - 07:28
Jason Donenfeld who has been working on the WireGuard secure network tunnel for Linux has also been working on another security enhancement: adding the SipHash PRF to the Linux kernel...
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