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September 23, 2013
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After several weeks of testing the Linux-friendly System76 Gazelle Pro Haswell laptop, we've now been using the System76 Galago UltraPro for a wide variety of Linux testing as its powered by the Core i7 4750HQ CPU with Iris Pro 5200 graphics. In the preview article for this System76 ultrabook we ran some early comparative tests while in this article are some direct Ubuntu 13.10 comparison benchmarks between System76's two Intel Haswell laptops. What's most interesting to see with these results is how much faster the Iris Pro graphics are over HD Graphics 4600.
A live CD or live DVD is a complete bootable Linux operating system loaded from a CD or DVD. Although there are a lots of live Linux CDs, for seemingly every taste and purpose, it might still be useful on occasion to build your own. This guide details the steps to build a bootable live CD/DVD based on Debian “wheezy”.
A highly regarded tower defence game Pixeljunk Monsters Ultimate will come to Linux on the 30th of September the developers tweeted to let us know. We reported on it at the start of September and it's a great surprise to see it coming so soon!
Being from Canada, interested in technology and the markets, and a privacy advocate, BlackBerry, formerly known as Research In Motion (RIM), has been on my radar for a number of years, so I would like to add my two cents regarding its demise (2, 3, 4, 5).
Will phone-flavoured Um Bongo be polished off in time for October? Ubuntu Linux maker Canonical is rushing to finish the smartphone-friendly version of its distro for its 17 October launch.
Game Dev Tycoon is a business simulation game that was developed by Greenheart Games. It was released on December 10, 2012 for Microsoft Windows, Windows RT, Mac OS X and Linux. The premise of the game is that you are starting your own video game development company in the 80s where the gaming industry initially started.
A lightweight markup language is a modern system for annotating a document in a way that is syntactically distinguishable from the text, and designed with a simple readable syntax. In fact, the syntax is so basic that anyone can quickly learn to use these markup languages. The key advantage of this type of language is that it is designed to be easy to enter the annotated text in a text editor, and at the same time easy to follow the document source.
When you are running X applications over SSH, the encryption/decryption overhead of the SSH protocol may slow down the rendering of remotely running X applications. Furthermore, if an SSH session is established over a wide area network, X11 forwarding over SSH may become even slower due to network latency and throughput limitation. This tutorial describes some tips on how to speed up X11 forwarding in SSH over wide area networks.
The Linux Foundation held its LinuxCon North America conference in New Orleans this week. This post provides short summaries and links to videos from 12 keynote sessions videos featuring luminaries including Linus Torvalds, Google’s Chris DiBona, and Valve’s Gabe Newell, Raspberry Pi’s Eben Upton, and more. LinuxCon is the Linux Foundation’s major public conference, and […]
September 21, 2013
Google, the biggest online advertising company, is considering a new way to help advertisers track people across the Web and consolidate its power in the industry. Google could create an anonymous identifier, tied to users of its Chrome browser on a specific device, that advertisers would use to target ads, according to a person briefed on the plan
DevOps need not be a top-down mandate to succeed. With these steps, developers and operations staff can lead the way implementing DevOps techniques and later show the organizational benefits to management.
Steve Ballmer may be a lame duck CEO, but Microsoft is still up to its usual tricks. We learned last Friday from the BBC that the Microsoft store website is offering a minimum of a $200 Microsoft store gift card for “gently used” iPads. Covered under the deal are iPads 2, 3, or 4.
Tesla Motors announced plans to produce an autopilot feature within three years for its Model S electric car, which currently offers a Linux IVI and telematics system. Tesla’s system falls short of being a fully autonomous car, a la Google’s Linux-based Prius systems, and will only handle control of the car for “90 percent of […]
CyanogenMod, which develops and distributes popular Android mods for hundreds of smartphones and tablets, has morphed from an open source project into a fully-funded startup. Following a $7 million funding round, CyanogenMod Inc. is readying a much-improved installer and plans to add security and user-customization features, and it hinted it may get into services and even mobile hardware.