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November 3, 2014
In 490 BC the Greek army defeated the first Persian invasion at the battle of Marathon. Legend says that the courier Pheidippides was dispatched to deliver the news of the victory to Athens, and did so by running 40 km (26 miles), exclaiming upon arrival: "We have won!", to then collapse and die. The legend also says that the same Pheidippides had just run 240 km in two days, to request reinforces from Sparta.
Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" is scheduled to launch in just a few weeks and it will arrive with a brand new version of Cinnamon, 2.4, which promises to be one of the biggest updates so far.
The cloud is everywhere. It's unavoidable. In the words of Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst, "Right now, we're in the midst of a major shift from client-server to cloud-mobile. It's a once-every-twenty-years kind of change."
Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 Utopic Unicorn is an official ubuntu flavor based on Ubuntu 14.10 and uses GNOME 3.12 as the desktop environment. It released and announced by Ubuntu GNOME Development Team with new features and updated applications.
At Mozilla we know that developers are the cornerstone of the Web, that’s why we actively push standards and continue to build great tools to make it easier for you to create awesome Web content and apps. When building for … Continue reading
Get serious with scientific computing in Linux by learning to use NumPy. NumPy is a Python-based open-source scientific computing package released under the BSD license that serves as a free yet powerful alternative to proprietary packages (such as MATLAB) that come with licensing fees. The numerous built-in data analysis tools, extensive documentation, and detailed examples […]Continue reading...The post How to use NumPy for scientific computing in Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.No related FAQ.
Cinnamon 2.4 will come with many cool features, one of which will be desktop slideshows. Yep, it’s being available on other desktop environments, but it’s never too late to have a feature like that.
Here at FOSS Force we’re proud to be associated with Ken Starks. We’re proud because of the great articles he writes advocating Linux. We’re also extremely proud that he was chosen to be a keynote speaker at this year’s Ohio LinuxFest. But most of all, we’re proud because of his big heart, which he expresses through his work through Reglue, the nonprofit he founded in 2005 to give Linux computers, and training on how to use them, to financially disadvantaged school children in and around the Austin, Texas area where he lives.
[url=http://lxer.com/team.php][img]http://lxer.com/content/Scott_Ruecker.jpg[/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 02-Nov-2014[/b]In the LXWR this week we have a UK retail chain denying warranties to users who install Linux, a big Drupal advisory, China's plans to replace Windows with Linux by 2020 and Microsoft loves Linux, for real? Enjoy!
To schedule tasks in Linux there are two useful tools that are worth knowing about, at and cron. In this guide I am briefly going to touch upon these two commands and then I am going to show you the Everyday Linux User way which I find to be much easier.
November 2, 2014
Welcome to the October edition of Linux Software Releases. In this installment we start with a networking application, qtmib MIB browser. Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a widely used protocol for monitoring the health and welfare of network equipment (eg. routers), computer equipment and even devices like UPSs. I begin with a short introduction of this project and continue with the list of the projects released during October 2014.
Hello again folks! Today I bring news that Double Action a new shooter than can be played in first or third person has arrived for Linux, and it's bloody funny.
The Elive team is proud to announce the release of the beta version 2.4.0. This new version includes: new Linux kernel 3.16; Reiser4 (stable version) officially included in the installer; Terminology 0.7.0; included tutorial by Yann Esposito about learning to use Vim superpowers. This version of Elive includes officially Reiser4 (with all known bugs fixed) - you can enjoy an extremely fast system by using the LZO real-time compression mode, which makes your data use less space on your hard disk. This is good for people who want to save space on their hard disks, but it also makes your hard disk mechanism require less space to travel when reading the data. This means that your hard disk will become magically double fast or even three times faster.
EFF recently learned about a patent that covered a method of filming a yoga class. We reviewed the patent and discovered that it was just as ridiculous as it sounded.
For a programmer, good API documentation is worth more than a library of programming textbooks. If you are an avid developer, you probably want to make your life easier by keeping all necessary API documentation right at your fingertips. Most IDEs provide brief tooltips or IDE-specific ways of incorporating API documentation. However, these are mostly […]Continue reading...The post How to browse and search API documentation offline on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.No related FAQ.