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Linux Terminal: inxi – a full featured system information script

  • (Posted by linuxaria on Jul 14, 2014 5:19 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Sometimes it’s useful to know which components you are using on a GNU/Linux computer or server, you can go with the long way, taking a look at the boot message for all the hardware discovered, use some terminal commands such as lsusb,lspci or lshw or some graphical tools such as hardinfo (my favourite graphical tool) or Inex/CPU-G. But I’ve discovered on my Linux Mint, that, by default, I’ve now a new option: inxi

Kickstarter, Etsy And Dwolla All Speak Out On Net Neutrality And Why The FCC's Plan Is Dangerous To Innovation

During this open comment period for the FCC's proposed rulemaking on net neutrality, it's been great to see hundreds of thousands of comments go in to the FCC on the matter. It's also been fantastic to see that a number of innovative startups have decided to speak out on how important an open and free internet is for being able to build their businesses, to innovate and to compete on the modern internet. They also point out that the current plan from Commissioner Tom Wheeler would put that all at risk. Here are three interesting ones worth mentioning.

Counting lines of code with cloc

Are you working on a project and need to submit your progress, statistics or perhaps you need to calculate a value of your code? cloc is a powerful tool that allows you to count all lines of your code, exclude comment lines and white space and even sort it by programming language.

Battle Group 2 Action Game On Linux, My Thoughts

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jul 13, 2014 11:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Battle Group 2 was released for Linux this June, and it's a reasonably good little Linux game, so here are my thoughts on it.

Cubietruck review

  • Linux User & Developer - the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation (Posted by bob on Jul 13, 2014 9:41 PM EDT)
  • Groups: GNU, Linux, Developer; Story Type: News Story
Designed for those who have outgrown the Cubieboard2, can the Cubietruck’s boosted specifications justify its increased selling price?

LXer Weekly Roundup for 13-Jul-2014

LXer Feature: 13-Jul-2014

In the LXWR this week we have the popularity of Firefox on the wane, building with JFrog, 5 reasons to switch to Deepin and the Raspberry Pi compute Module explained. Enjoy!

A Linux Port Of Terraria Will Soon Be Looked At

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jul 13, 2014 6:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Terraria a very popular 2D sandbox game is alive once again thanks to a renewed push from developers, and in a recent update they noted Linux will be looking into after Mac (and Mac looks close).

Chitwanix OS 1.5 Screenshot Tour

The team is proud to announce the release of our second version, Chitwanix OS 1.5 'Khukuri'. Some remarkable improvements of this release are: Sagarmatha 1.0.2; HTML5 login screen with a user list and on-screen keyboard; updated software packages; improvements in drivers and supports like WiFi drivers, Ethernet drivers, graphics, HDMI; improvements in Nemo and its extensions; artworks improvements. Sagarmatha 1.0.2 is a desktop environment for Chitwanix OS which is forked from Cinnamon 2.0, featuring a lot of additional bug fixes, features and tweaks. Version 1.0 is the initial version of Sagarmatha which is installed as default in Khukuri.

How to display an poutput like Top

Top continuously displays a changing output, ever wondered how your script can do the same?

Pick of the Bunch: Console Internet Applications

I would be the first to concede that Linux users will never be satisfied being denied access to a desktop environment. Linux users have a choice of many different desktop environments, all with their own different styles and strengths. Which desktop environment is best invokes strong feelings. Personally, I have no strong feelings for or against any of the environments available. This is predominately because I still spend a lot of my time either using the Linux console, or, when in X, I end up at a terminal emulator, mostly Terminator.

Mozilla brings Indian communities together

  • (Posted by bob on Jul 13, 2014 7:00 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Mozilla; Story Type: News Story
Mozilla organized two national events in India during the month of June this year: Indic FirefoxOS L10n Sprint 2014 and Mozcamp Beta 2014. read more

Linux Kernel 3.2.61 LTS Officially Released with Support for New Devices

Ben Hutchings, the maintainer of the Linux 2.6 kernel branch, had the pleasure of announcing yesterday, July 11, that a brand-new maintenance release is available for download, urging users to update to it as soon as possible.

Fallout 3: Game of the Year Edition (Steam) Works with Wine 1.7.22

Alexandre Julliard had the pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download and testing of a brand-new development release of Wine, an open-source application that allows Linux users to run Windows apps.

Dropbox 2.11.0 for Linux Brings a Revamped User Interface

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 13, 2014 1:17 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Linux users can now test a brand-new development release of the Dropbox for Linux client, version 2.11.0, which introduces a revamped user interface, as well as various tweaks, bugfixes and enhancements.

Meld 3.11.2 Diff and Merge Tool for GNOME Has Been Released

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 12, 2014 11:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Meld, an open-source file/folder diff and merge graphical software designed for the GNOME desktop environment, has reached version 3.11.2. This is a development release geared towards Meld 3.12 and includes a couple of new features, updated translations and many bugfixes.

Epic Games contributes to Blender, Oculus open sources new acquisition, and more

Open source games roundup Week of July 6 - July 12, 2014 In this week's edition of the open source games news roundup, we take a look at Epic Games' donation to the Blender Foundation, Oculus VR's new open source acquisition, and more. read more

Raspberry Pi web server tutorial

Use Google Coder to turn your Raspberry Pi into a tiny, low-powered web server and web host

Worms Clan Wars Looks Like It's Heading To Linux

Worms Clan Wars a reasonably high rated Worms game looks like it will come to Linux thanks to info taken from the excellent SteamDB.

LibreSSL crypto library leaps from OpenBSD to Linux, OS X, more

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 12, 2014 3:45 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
First cross-platform version of cleaned-up OpenSSL fork The OpenBSD project has released the first portable version of LibreSSL, the team's OpenSSL fork – meaning it can be built for operating systems other than OpenBSD.…

CrossOver 13.2: Installing Windows program on Linux just got easier

  • ZDNet | Linux And Open Source Blog RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jul 12, 2014 1:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, Microsoft
CodeWeavers latest CrossOver has many improvements, one of which is that it makes it easier than ever to install Windows applications on Linux.

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