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Top 10 WordPress design tips for non-designers

Linux For You - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 01:48

A lot of us find it difficult to create a good WordPress web design, especially if we lack the necessary design background. Most of ...

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UNIX CDE desktop really is awesome. I wish Ubuntu had this as a respin.

Securitron - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 19:16
The UNIX CDE desktop really is a good desktop environment, and very light on resources. I am using it on the Sparky Linux distribution, the developer has built it on a Debian based distro. There is a simple dialog with icons for changing font size and colors, as well as the desktop wallpaper. There are …

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AMD Radeon RX 580 Linux OpenGL/Vulkan Benchmarks

Phoronix - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 18:40
For those curious if the Radeon RX 580 "Polaris Evolved" graphics card is worthwhile as a Linux gamer, here are the initial Phoronix figures for the RX 580 8GB graphics card that launched yesterday. These initial tests were done with AMDGPU+RadeonSI/RADV under a variety of OpenGL and Vulkan workloads.
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What to Expect From The $89 Pinebook Laptop

OMG Ubuntu - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 18:07

It’s the $89 price tag that makes the Pinebook Linux laptop such a tempting purchase But few real-world reviews exist for this cheap and cheerful device — until now. Well, sort of. Pine64, the company behind the 64-bit ARM-based Pinebook laptop, has begun to ship devices on a buy-to-order (BTO) basis. And some these early units have landed in the […]

This post, What to Expect From The $89 Pinebook Laptop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Wine-Staging 2.6 Released

Phoronix - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 18:02
Building off last week's Wine 2.6 release that brought partial Command Stream Multi-Threading support is now Wine-Staging 2.6...
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Plotinus Adds a Searchable Command Palette to GTK3 Apps

OMG Ubuntu - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 17:46

Say aloha to Plotinus, a natty new HUD-like command palette for GTK3 applications. Which ones? How about all of ’em. A HUD Analog (Kinda) Since news broke that Ubuntu is to switch back to GNOME in upcoming releases plenty of you have been mailing in, shouting out, and spotlighting Unity-style features that have GNOME equivalents — Plotinus among […]

This post, Plotinus Adds a Searchable Command Palette to GTK3 Apps, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Docker Takes Aim at Modernizing Traditional Enterprise Applications

Linux Today - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 17:00

eWEEK: Docker Inc. debuts a new professional services offering to help organizations move legacy applications to a container microservices infrastructure.

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Mount Your Google Drive on Linux with google-drive-ocamlfuse

OMG Ubuntu - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 16:52

For a fast way to mount Google Drive on the Linux desktop try google-drive-ocamlfuse. It lets you access your files, copy them, edit them, and much more.

This post, Mount Your Google Drive on Linux with google-drive-ocamlfuse, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Chrome 58 Makes Its Debut

Phoronix - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 16:45
Not long after the Firefox 53 release, Google has promoted Chrome 58 to stable...
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How Docker is Taking Visa Everywhere It Wants To Be

Linux Today - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 16:04

ServerWatch: Visa is one of the world's most trusted brands and at DockerCon 17 today, Swamy Kocherlakota, SVP, Global Head of Infrastructure and Operations at Visa told a capacity keynote audience why Visa trusts Docker.

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RADV Shader Prefetching Yields Minor Performance Boost

Phoronix - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 16:03
Bas Nieuwenhuizen continues being very busy with work on the open-source (unofficial) Radeon Vulkan driver, RADV...
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Quake Expo 2016

Gaming on Linux - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 14:33
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How To Monitor The Progress Of Data Through A Pipe Using 'pv' Command

Linux Today - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 14:00

ostechnix: pv, acronym of pipe viewer, command allows a user to see the progress of data through a pipeline.

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Distribution Release: Tails 2.12

DistroWatch - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 13:55
The Amnesic Incognito Live System (better known as Tails) is a Debian-based live DVD/USB with the goal of providing complete Internet anonymity for the user. The Tails project has announced the release of Tails 2.12 which features the GNOME Sound Recorder application and version 4.9.13 of the Linux....
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How to draw primitive shapes with BRL-CAD

Linux Today - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 13:00

Learn how to draw primitive shapes with BRL-CAD, which can be used for geometric modeling of more complex shapes.

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Vulkan Crosses 1,000 Projects On GitHub

Phoronix - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:58
For those tracking the growth of the Vulkan graphics API via GitHub, a gratifying milestone was reached today of having 1,000 projects now mentioning Vulkan...
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Linux Kernels 4.10.11, 4.9.23 LTS and 4.4.62 LTS Improve MIPS, Intel i915 Support

Linux Today - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:00

softpedia: Arriving about one week after their previous maintenance updates, Linux kernel 4.10.11, Linux kernel 4.9.23 LTS and Linux kernel 4.4.62 LTS are now the latest patches for the respective kernel branches

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CodeLathe's Tonido Personal Cloud

Linux Journal - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:09

CodeLathe counts Dropbox and OneDrive as competitors to its Tonido Personal Cloud storage service. While the former can cost anywhere from $50 and up per year to store a TB of data, CodeLathe's cross-platform Tonido for the desktop is fully free, and storage space is limited only by users' hard drive capacities. more>>

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How to Look at Mission-Critical Safety in the Internet of Cars - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:00

Alex Agizim is CTO of Automotive and Embedded Systems at EPAM.

The autonomous car will redefine how we travel, ship inventory, and design infrastructure. As physical objects become more deeply integrated into the Internet of Things, the connected car will soon become an essential component of the IoT ecosystem.

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The Unity desktop environment isn't dead, forks planned

Linux Today - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:00

LifeOnLinux: As expected, some users and developers aren't happy that the Unity desktop environment is going to be stopped and removed in favour of GNOME Shell.

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