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What's next for OpenGL for the desktop, mobile devices, and the web?

Next-gen standards effort aims to rewrite OpenGL for the modern world. Siggraph 2014 Graphics standards body the Khronos Group has called on industry players to help draft the next generation of the OpenGL spec, a major rewrite that's expected to help unify the OpenGL development model for desktop PCs, mobile devices, and the web.…

Linux game: Garry’s Mod

  • Linuxaria.com (Posted by linuxaria on Aug 11, 2014 10:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Garry’s Mod, developed by Facepunch is without a doubt one of the most enjoyable and hilarious games that I have ever played. Out of the box, the game is perhaps one of the ultimate sandbox games available anywhere. You spawn in the middle of an open area that you choose and you can spawn in just about any item or NPC that you can think of. This game is also probably one of the best physics simulators available. The entire game revolves around physics. In this game you are able to do whatever you heart desires and although I say that with a lot of different games, I truly mean it with Garry’s Mod. Whatever you want. If you want to build an airplane out of a bathtub and some planks of wood, then be my guest. You can simply spawn in the materials that you want and then use tools to “weld” them together. Using weight tools you can make these items very light, which will allow them to become airborne. This game definitely deserves lots of praise.

elementary OS Freya Beta Is Out, Still the Most Beautiful OS in the World

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Aug 11, 2014 9:53 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
elementary OS Freya Beta has been announced by its developers and it comes with an Ubuntu 14.04 base and lots of new features.

Elementary OS Freya beta out now

The beta release of third elementary OS out now and is recommended mainly for developers and testers. It includes updates to drivers and the Linux kernel along with GTK 3.12

Non-Linux FOSS: a Virtualized Cisco Infrastructure?

We're all familiar with the idea of virtualized computers. Not only are they a great way to better utilize resources in a server room, but they also allow you to create and destroy servers in the blink of an eye. That's perfect for a lab or training environment. Unfortunately, it's always taken a rack of actual hardware to create a training lab for Cisco hardware.

A fresh look at OpenStack, empowering tech startups, and more

Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.

Elementary OS Freya Beta 1 Available for Developers & Testers

It’s been exactly one year since the release of the second version of elementary OS. On this, the day of our Lunaversary, we’re proud to make the first beta of elementary OS Freya publicly available for developers and testers.

Tentative Schedule Meets Tentative Schedule For ATO

At first glance, it might look as if there’s very little for what blogger Gary Newell calls the Everyday Linux User, those who have adopted free software at home or in a mom and pop business. To my eyes, there is barely enough — but that still qualifies as enough.

elementary OS 0.3 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

It has been exactly one year since the release of the second version of elementary OS. On the day of our 'Lunaversary', we're proud to make the first beta of elementary OS 'Freya' publicly available for developers and testers. Freya inherits core components from Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS such as the Linux kernel (version 3.13), hardware drivers, and graphics stack. This includes support for EFI stub-loading, which is a kernel feature that enables booting directly from (U)EFI, without the need for an additional bootloader such as GRUB. Ubiquity does not yet have support for this configuration, but one of our developers has created a guide for a GRUB-free install of Freya on modern Mac computers using rEFInd.

Enabling automatic updates in Centos 7 and RHEL 7

  • linuxaria.com; By Linuxaria (Posted by linuxaria on Aug 11, 2014 9:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
In previous posts we’ve seen how to Enable automatic security update in Debian/Ubuntu and in Red hat enterprise or Centos 6, recently I’ve started to work with the new Red Hat Enterprise 7 and I’ve noticed that there are some interesting changes in the way this system can be set to auto update.

An example ?

In Red Hat/Centos 6 you could not set which kind of update you’d like to do, so you could just decide to update for any kind of update (feature,bug or security) or nothing at all, this has changed and now we can fine grain which kind of updates we want to do on our servers.

How to remove file metadata on Linux

  • Xmodulo (Posted by bob on Aug 11, 2014 8:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
A typical data file often has associated "metadata" which is descriptive information about the file, represented in the form of a set of name-value pairs. Common metadata include creator's name, tools used to generate the file, file creation/update date, location of creation, editing history, etc. EXIF (images), RDF (web resources), DOI (digital documents) are some of popular metadata standards.

We cannot do modern science unless it's open

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 11, 2014 7:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Open is about sharing and collaboration. It's the idea that "we" is more powerful, more rewarding and fulfilling than "I". I can't promise jobs, but I do know that open is becoming very big. Governments and funders are pushing the open agenda, even though academics are generally uninterested or seriously self-interested. read more

The best (and cheapest) ways to get Windows and Linux for virtual machines

You can install any modern Windows or Linux version, desktop or server, using Hyper-V in Windows 8.1. But you'll need to bring your own license and software for the base OS. Here's how to get that OS cheap or even free.

Six Clicks: The best Chromebooks for school

  • ZDNet | Linux And Open Source Blog RSS (Posted by bob on Aug 11, 2014 4:10 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
School will soon be in session and a Chromebook may be just what you need for the coming academic year.

'Naked PCs' lay bare Microsoft's emerging markets problem

  • Reuters; By Jeremy Wagstaff and Gerry Shih (Posted by bob on Aug 11, 2014 2:16 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Microsoft
A quick scan of Taobao, the popular Chinese e-commerce site operated by Alibaba, shows a vast selection of PCs shipped with Linux rather than Windows.

Wine 1.7.24 released

The Wine development release 1.7.24 is now available.

Interview With KeyCoin – The Coin That’s Also an Operating System

  • cryptocoins news; By Rick Mac Gillis (Posted by bob on Aug 10, 2014 10:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Linux
KeyCoin is today’s Random Coin of the Day for its extensive development, including a full on customized version of TailsOS, the Linux distribution where Tor protects all communication.

India opens up to operating system Ubuntu

  • The Economic Times; By Varun Aggarwal (Posted by bob on Aug 10, 2014 8:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Linux-based operating system grew 50% year-over-year in India. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, has partnered with Dell and HP to bundle the OS with certain models of their laptops offered in India.

LXer Weekly Roundup for 10-Aug-2014



LXer Feature: 10-Aug-2014

The big news articles from the previous week to hit the LXer newswire. Enjoy!

Introduction to Linux

  • Linux Foundation (Posted by bob on Aug 10, 2014 5:15 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
The Linux Foundation's free online Linux course is now open. Linux powers 94% of the world’s supercomputers, most of the servers powering the Internet, the majority of financial trades worldwide and a billion Android devices. In short, Linux is everywhere. It appears in many different architectures, from mainframes to server to desktop to mobile and on a staggeringly wide variety of hardware.

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