Scientific Linux 7.1 Screenshot Tour

Scientific Linux 7.1 x86_64 released.” This release delivers a number of changes, including: “abrt – removed the recommendation to open an upstream support case; Anaconda – modified the installclass library so that it correctly identifies Scientific Linux; DHCP – changed to remove upstream’s bug report URL; GRUB – this package has been modified to recognize the Scientific Linux Secure Boot key; Apache httpd – changed the default index.html to remove upstream’s branding; ipa – changed package requirements to remove upstream’s branding; Linux kernel – this package has been modified to recognize the Scientific Linux Secure Boot key.

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Nouveau: NVIDIA’s New Hardware Is “VERY Open-Source Unfriendly”

While NVIDIA’s new GeForce GTX 900 series is dominating for Linux gamers with excellent performance with their $1000+ GPU as well as great Linux OpenGL/OpenCL performance out of their lower-cost GPUs with excellent power efficiency, that’s only when using the proprietary driver… NVIDIA’s newer GTX 900 / Maxwell hardware is less open-source friendly than their previous generations of hardware…

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3 steps to writing an open source project case study

Case studies about open source project participants and users are a great way to showcase your project and how it works in the real world.Such studies will highlight interesting features of your software, demonstrate different (and potentially unique) ways your project is in use, and foster positive communication among members of your community.read more

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