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Share Your Apache Mesos Expertise and Best Practices at MesosCon Events in 2017

Linux.com - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:00
Title: Share Your Apache Mesos Expertise and Best Practices at MesosCon Events in 201720 AprLearn more
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Mir Developers See The Door, No Commits In A Week

Phoronix - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:23
With switching back over to the GNOME desktop, Ubuntu is migrating to Wayland by default as presumed. But Mir is to be maintained for IoT use-cases, according to previous comments by Shuttleworth. However, it looks like multiple developers from the small Mir team were sent packing and there's been no public commits to Mir in the past week...
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Building a Wearable Device with Zephyr

Linux.com - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:30

The Linux Foundation’s open source Zephyr Project received considerable attention at this February’s Embedded Linux Conference (ELC). Although there are still no shipping products running this lightweight real-time operating system (RTOS) for microcontrollers, Fabien Parent and Neil Armstrong of the French embedded firm BayLibre shared their experiences in developing a wearable device that may end up being the first Zephyr-based consumer electronics product.

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Ubuntu Server Team Begins Planning For 17.10

Phoronix - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:11
Following the successful launch of Ubuntu 17.04, the Ubuntu Server team is beginning to formalize their plans for Ubuntu 17.10...
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Probe Your Linux Sockets With ss

Linux.com - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:00
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Firefox 53 Released With 2 New Compact Themes

OMG Ubuntu - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:56

Mozilla Firefox 53 has been released, and is now available to download right now. The latest release of the popular open-source web-browser ships with two new compact themes, reader mode improvements, and updated site permission requests. Mozilla Firefox 52 began the process of removing support for Netscape Plugin API (NPAPI) plugins, disabling them by default but letting users to dive […]

This post, Firefox 53 Released With 2 New Compact Themes, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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8 Linux Locate Command Examples for Beginners

HowtoForge - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:28
While find is no doubt one of the most popular as well as powerful command line utilities for file searching in Linux, it not fast enough for situations where-in you need instantaneous results. If you want to search a file on your system through the command line, and speed is the top most priority, then there's another command that you can use: Locate.
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Low Power Wireless: 6LoWPAN, IEEE802.15.4 and the Raspberry Pi

Linux Journal - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:13

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the new kids on the block. It promises connection of sensors and actuators to the internet, for data to flow both ways, and once on the internet, to become part of new and exciting business systems, reaching up into the realms of big data and artificial intelligence. more>>

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Psychec: A Type Inference Engine For C, The C Language Meets Unification

Phoronix - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:05
Psychec is a research project out of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil that is trying to be a type inference engine for incomplete C code. Here is a small guest post by the Psyche team about their work...
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System76 To Begin Their Own Product Design & Manufacturing

Phoronix - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 07:37
In looking to make their Linux-powered systems more appealing and original to the masses, System76 will begin their own product design and manufacturing...
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If Only Thunderbird Did Look Like This…

OMG Ubuntu - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 07:28

If Thunderbird looked like the design you see above would there be any question on whether Ubuntu should drop it from the default install? I think not. Now, admittedly, I’m perhaps not a typical Thunderbird user, but I do still use desktop email clients from time to time. I rarely use Thunderbird (and the last time I did it […]

This post, If Only Thunderbird Did Look Like This…, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Facebook releases Caffe2 tools to bring scalability to machine learning

Linux For You - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 07:21

  Facebook has open sourced its advanced deep learning framework Caffe2. The framework offers great flexibility to build high-performance developments along with scalability and ...

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Scientific Linux 6.9 is here with new security improvements

Linux For You - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 06:47

Pat Riehecky from Fermilab has announced the release of Scientific Linux 6.9. The open source Linux distribution has upgraded Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) ...

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Facebook develops Litho to uplift experience on Android

Linux For You - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 06:21

Facebook has expanded its developer tool lineup by launching open source framework Litho. The new development is designed to let developers build smooth UIs ...

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GStreamer 1.12 Is On Approach With New Features, Wayland Zero-Copy Playback

Phoronix - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:31
GStreamer 1.12.0 will soon be released as the latest version of this widely-used, open-source multimedia framework...
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More Details On The OpenGL 4.2 Support For Ivy Bridge With Mesa 17.1

Phoronix - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:18
In case you missed it, last week in Mesa Git we saw OpenGL 4.0+ support finally arrive for Intel Ivy Bridge hardware with this next Mesa release taking these pre-Haswell parts from GL 3.3 to GL 4.2 thanks to FP64 and ARB_vertex_attrib64 landing...
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GCC 7 Has Been Branched, GCC 8.0 Now On Master

Phoronix - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:05
The GCC 7 mainline code-base hit the important milestone today of having zero P1 regressions -- issues of the highest priority -- and as such they branched the GCC7 code-base and GCC 7.1 RC1 is then being announced later this week as they prepare for this first stable release of GCC 7...
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Docker ties up with Cisco and Microsoft to ‘modernise’ legacy apps for cloud

Linux For You - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 04:27

Docker has announced its partnership with enterprise IT giants including Avanade, Cisco, HPE and Microsoft to build Modernise Traditional Applications (MTA) programme. The new ...

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Boostnote: Another Great Note Taking App for Developers? Find Out By Yourself

NoobsLab - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 02:42
Boostnote is an open-source note-taking application especially made for programmers and developers, it is build up with Electron framework and cross-platform available for Linux, Windows and Mac. Being programmers, we take lots of notes which includes commands, code snippets, bug information and so on. It all comes in handy when you have organized them all in one place, Boostnote does this job very well. It lets you organize your notes in folders with tags, so you can find anything you are looking for very quickly.
There are builds available on the site for Ubuntu, Arch Linux but if you are running distribution other than these then download source and compile it.
It takes notes in markdown with live previewer and saved instantly, while it make sure your source is highlighted correctly as it has over 100 languages syntax. You can choose storage location from menu section, and menu allows you to define hotkeys, and tweak the interface (choose light or dark theme).





Features:
  • Notes can be taken in Markdown or snippets, saves instantly.
  • Highlight syntax to 100+ languages
  • Tag notes
  • Search option makes it easier
  • Group notes in folder
  • Dark and Light theme for UI
  • Hotkeys support
  • Export notes to .txt or .md(Markdown)
  • Open-source and cross-platform (Linux, Windows and Mac)

Download BoostnoteVisit on site http://www.noobslab.com
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ZTE joins DPDK community by Linux Foundation

Linux For You - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 02:26

ZTE, the leading international provider of telecom, enterprise and consumer technology solutions, has joined DPDK (data plane development kit) project by the Linux Foundation. ...

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