Author Archives: Dean Howell

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How To Install Visual Studio Code in Ubuntu 14.04, 14.10, and 15.04

How To Install Visual Studio Code in Ubuntu 14.04, 14.10, and 15.04

So Microsoft released today its first application for Linux (I think).  It’s called Visual Studio Code and it supports the following languages: C++, jade, PHP, Python, XML, Batch, F#, DockerFile, Coffee Script, Java, HandleBars, R, Objective-C, PowerShell, Luna, Visual Basic, and Markdown. Announced at it’s Build Developer Conference., it purportedly will not only allow for

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NetBSD 7 Keeps Support for the Sega Dreamcast

Underpowered From the Start With 16MB of Ram and a low-end 200Mhz processor, the usefulness of this 16 year-old hardware as a computing device is debatable.  But has that stopped the team over at NetBSD?  Of course not!  According to NetBSD News, the release of NetBSD 7 is just around the corner with support for

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Bitcoin Faucets and the Wild, Wild West

Capitalizing on the Gold Rush Thus far, Bitcoin has a storied history of historic highs and historic lows. While recent developments in the Bitcoin space have proved that the crypto-currency has reached a tipping point between a perceived illegitimate laundering mechanism and legitimate asset with real-world purchasing power, we are still very much in the

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Try Gnome 3.12 Right Now!

Itching to get your hands on the latest goodies from Gnome?  Look no further…  If you’d like to see the project’s latest efforts, including getting the best look at the latest Gnome core apps (Music, Weather, Maps, Videos), Matthias Clasen has a special gift for you.  He’s made a special live CD containing a complete

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How to Make Web Apps Shine in Gnome 3.10

Getting Web Apps Right If you’re like most people, you spend an awful lot of your time working with a computer in a web browser.  And that’s great!  The cloud is the next frontier for just about everyone, and the developers of Epiphany understand this.  If you’ve had any experience appifying your favorite web services,

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Valve Furthers Linux Commitment, Officially Joins Linux Foundation

Do you take this platform, the have and to hold, for as long as you both shall live? Yes! While Valve has been tinkering away at SteamOS, and the Steam distribution platform for Linux, Gabe Newell and company have been busy cementing an important relationship.  Valve has officially joined The Linux Foundation.  Read about it

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KWin Has Closed The Gaming Performance Gap With the 4.11 Compositor

You can run, but you can’t hide You can run, but you can’t hide from Michael Larabel.  If it’s electronic and has the potential to run Linux, chances are he’s put it through its paces with the Phoronix Test Suite.  But if you’re Martin Gräßlin, you’ve got nothing to hide from in Michael’s latest test. 

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