Fonts In this post I am going to show you how to optimize font rendering on Linux Mint to get the best looking fonts. Linux Mint uses the Sans font by default on the desktop, that do not look that very nice on lcd monitors. So we shall do some tweaks to get great looking fonts on the desktop. The tweaks involve the following changes 1. Use Droid fonts on desktop 2. Use Noto fonts...
UCC 2.0 has been released on 11th June 2014. It includes an update to Kubuntu 14.04 which guarantees the support of the latest hardware. A new assistant for the configuration and rollout of UCC facilitates the initial setup. This wizard also integrates Citrix receivers with a few clicks. After the setup and configuration, the UCC images can now be administrated centrally within the graphical management system of Univention Corporate Server (UCS). UCS is the operating system, UCC is based on. The Support for xrdp has also been integrated making the access to the KDE Linux desktop of UCC much faster, also from Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X systems. The UEFI boot standard is now supported and the boot time reduced. The UCC image build tool has experienced many improvements resulting in the creation of more compact images, among other things.
All details about this release in the release notes at: http://docs.univention.de/release-notes-ucc-2.0.html
Further information on UCC including a new demo film at: http://www.univention.com/products/ucc/
The idea is to have an option to replace big images in the cache folder with smaller ones of lower quality, different format or resolution. When I looked at my browser cache. The space were mainly filled with .png images. Because this was a poor choice of format for photos I would like to store certain images above a threshold in a .webp format as a replacement in the cache. I think this allows for much larger covering cache for the same size.
"The Linux Kernel 3.15 is now available for the users", announced Linus Torvalds. Just check what Linus wrote on the mailing list:
So I ended up doing an rc8 because I was a bit worried about some
last-minute dcache fixes, but it turns out that nobody seemed to even
notice those. We did have other issues during the week, though, so it
was just as well. The futex fixes and cleanups may stand out, but as
usual there's various other random fixes since rc8 in there too:
mainly drivers (drm, networking, sound, usb etc), networking,
scheduling and perf tooling.
But it's all been fairly small and quiet, which *may* of course be due
to the fact that last week was also the first week of the merge window
for 3.16. That might have distracted some developers. I'm not entirely
convinced I liked the overlap, but it seemed to work ok, and unless
people scream really loudly ("Please don't _ever_ do that again") and
give good reasons for doing so, I might end up doing that overlapping
merge window in the future too if it ends up helping out with some
particular timing issue.....
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What's the difference between cisco managed switch or unmanaged if I should plan in an unmanaged switch or a managed switch (planing to buy Cisco most likely).I don's see a point of buying a smart managed or even managed switch. Any suggestion ?
Hi, This article is to update you regarding what are the desktop environment are there you should aware of. Standard Linux circulations regularly default to one of two desktop environments, KDE or GNOME. Both of these give clients an instinctive and attractive desktop, and also offering a verity of media inbuilt softwares, system programs, games, utilities, web development tools, programming tools and so on. These two desktops center all the more on giving clients a cutting edge computing environment with all the accessories emphasized in Windows OS, instead of minimizing the measure of system resources they require.
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RSync or Remote Sync is the Linux command usually used for backup of files/directories and synchronizing them locally or remotely in an efficient way. One of the reasons of why RSync is preferred over all other alternatives is the speed of operation, RSync copies the chunk of data to other location at a significantly faster rate. This is because, whenever Rsync is executed for the very first occasion, it transfers all the data from source to the destination. On the next turn, it would just copy the files/directories whose contents are changed.
Another plus point of using this utility is, as it makes use of SSH protocol to encrypt the data to be replicated, so it is much more secure and trustworthy. One more advantage of using Rsync is, as it performs compression of the data at source end and decompresses it at the destination, the bandwidth used during the sync operation will be considerably less. Also, the file permissions, their user/group information and the timestamps is/can be preserved.
rsync [OPTIONS] SOURCE DESTINATION
-v : indicates Verbose mode which provides detailed information.
-r : indicates Recursive operation, timestamps and file permissions are not preserved
-a : indicates Archive mode,timestamps and file permissions are preserved
-z : indicates Compression, it compresses the data before it is transferred to destination.
-h : indicates Human Readable output format.
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As I watch the wallpapers of Linux Mint 17 cinnamon I wonder. What is the music that goes along with these images? This gives me the idea that each Linux distribution release could have its own music. A small playlist of creative commons music. I think relaxing, acoustic or very good audiophile recordings are a given choice. Then you probably would want a dedicated way of playing these. Here I'm thinking of a simple toggle button on the panel and a fast key.
Maybe this could further enhance the Linux experience.
Bioinformatics market is estimated to reach market size worth USD 9.1 Billion in 2018. The market is forecasted to record double digit growth, with highest revenue contribution from the bioinformatics platforms segment.
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The global bioinformatics market, estimated at USD 2.3 billion in 2012 is forecasted to reach a market size of USD 9.1 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 25.4% from 2012 - 2018. The market growth is driven by rise in applications across various industries. The key contribution to the market demand is from fields such as agriculture biotechnology, pharmaceutical research and development, medical and clinical diagnostics, and other life-sciences related industries.
The bioinformatics platform holds the largest market share and is estimated to account for nearly 50% of the market revenue. The services market currently holds a relatively smaller market share, however is expected to increase considerably over the forecast period. The bioinformatics platform segment is the fastest growing market and is expected to contribute 54% of the total market growth during the same period.
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The demand across genomics and wide application in the medical and biological information sector is driving the demand for bioinformatics platforms and services in the global market. The research outsourcing by pharmaceutical giants in the fields involving bioinformatics content is a significant driver of the global bioinformatics market. These companies in efforts to reduce time and cost on R&D activities involved in the development of novel drugs and new applications for existing drugs, are looking for outsourcing services for bioinformatics knowledge and management tools, platforms, and services.
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Among the regional markets, North America holds the largest share; however, is forecasted to be succeeded by Europe as the leading market share holder in 2018, due to fast growth shown by major European markets such as Germany and U.K. Europe is forecasted to be the fastest growing region, with growth mainly driven by rising government support for R&D activities in the region. The bioinformatics services market in Europe and North America is well developed and organized whereas it is still in initial growth stage in emerging markets of Asia Pacific region.
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The report analyzes the global bioinformatics market growth across various segments such as knowledge management tools, platforms, and services. The in-depth analysis includes analysis of sub-segments up to three levels, with cross sectional analysis on the basis of geographical and regional market size and forecasts. The cross-sectional analysis of the global bioinformatics market based on applications further provides market growth potential across various end user industries. The segments considered on the basis of application are - molecular medicine, gene therapy, drug development and preventive medicine.
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Large scale adoption of digital signal processing in consumer electronics has lead to increased utilization of DSP chips that have penetrated into a number of applications that use advanced digital signal processing. Electronic design automation (EDA) vendors, foundries, fabless and fab manufacturers, intellectual property (IP) vendors, assembly & testing and packaging vendors are some of the key industry players in this market. IP market can be classified into standard non-customizable, customizable, application specific integrated circuits (ASIC), and programmable (FPGA & PLD) DSP core IP.
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Design architecture market can be segmented as product design, IC design and DSP System-On-Chips (SOC) design. Product segment markets can be enlisted as general purpose, application specific and programmable DSP ICs. IC design segment markets are standard non-embedded, embedded, single-core, and multi-core DSP processors markets.
Applications sectors can be enlisted as computers and computer peripherals, wireless communication, surveillance, VoIP, consumer electronics sector, automotive sector, industrial sector, medical sector, radar communication applications and nanotechnology. The increased use of DSP in the high demand consumer electronic equipments such as set-top-boxes, digital cameras and printers are driving the growth of this market. The application of DSP in automobile industry has increased. Automobile equipment manufacturers are using DSP for manufacturing vehicle parts. Moreover, several location-based service providers use advanced digital signal processors to manufacture vehicle surveillance equipments. North America and Asia Pacific are the largest manufacturer and consumer of in digital signal processing market. The leading nations in DSP market are U.S., China, Japan, Taiwan and Korea. Asia Pacific is now the leading destination for electronics manufacturers due to availability of skilled workforce and low production cost.
Some of the market players in this industry are Analog Devices Inc., Altera Corp., Broadcom Corp., Freescale Semiconductor Ltd., Ceva Inc., Infineon Technologies AG, Marvell Technology Group Ltd., LSI Corp., MIPS Technologies Inc, Qualcomm Inc., NXP Semiconductors N.V., Renesas Electronics Corp., ST Microelectronics N.V., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Toshiba Corp., Texas Instruments Inc. and Xilinx Inc.