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For Half, STEM Degrees Lead to Other Jobs

A U.S. Census Bureau report released earlier this month reports on what happens to people who receive STEM, or science, technology, engineering and math, degrees in college. The report, based on 2012 American Community Survey data, found many well-paid and educated workers who, despite holding a STE...

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Dive In, Penguins: Upstart Builds Linux Virtual SAN

Three Bulgarian engineers who co-founded a firm called StorPool â€“ which builds a virtual SAN using the aggregated storage of Linux KVM servers – are aiming to expand the reach of their three-year-old project.

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Chromebooks Emerge as Major New Linux Force on Notebooks

Chromebooks Emerge as Major New Linux Force on Notebooks

Love it, loathe it, or laugh at it, Chrome OS keeps on advancing. According to a Google  blog post this week , more than 1 million Chromebooks were sold to schools in the second quarter alone. 

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Linux Developers Jump Quickly On ACPI 5.1, Helps Out ARM

Fresh off the release of ACPI 5.1 by the UEFI Forum, Linux developers are updating their support against this latest revision to the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface. In particular, ACPI 5.1 is supposed to help out ARM...

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Oracle Linux 7 Released

Another of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) rebuilds has released its version of RHEL 7: Oracle Linux 7 for x86_64 is now available. It does add some features, including DTrace, Ksplice, and Xen. More information can be found in the release notes.

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GOG.com Officially Starts Rolling Out Linux Games

GOG.com has officially started rolling out their Linux support and the first batch of Linux-compatible, DRM-free games are available today...

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Intel Is Getting Very Close To OpenGL 4.0/4.1/4.2 Mesa Support

As brought up in the discussion following yesterday's article about Intel adding BPTC support to their Mesa driver, several Phoronix readers are filled with happiness over Mesa nearly support not just for the OpenGL 4.0 specification but also OpenGL 4.1 and 4.2 aren't far out of reach...

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AMDKFD Driver Still Evolving For Open-Source HSA On Linux

Earlier this month AMD published an open-source HSA Linux driver for exploiting the potential of their much-promoted Heterogeneous System Architecture. This driver, now known as the "AMDKFD" driver, is up to its second revision and continues being analyzed by developers on the mailing list...

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Linux Foundation SysAdmin Eric Searcy Lives By Regex

Linux Foundation SysAdmin Eric Searcy Lives By Regex

Eric Searcy is the IT Infrastructure Manager at the Linux Foundation. Here he tells us how he got started as a sysadmin and at the Linux Foundation, describes his typical day at work, and shares his favorite sysadmin tools, among other things.

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MakerBot Offers Lessons in Open Source Innovation with Linux

MakerBot Offers Lessons in Open Source Innovation with Linux

In May, MakerBot faced accusations that it had patented open source printing improvements created by its own community. The controversy has since died down and MakerBot looks back on it as a lesson for any growing open source-based startup.

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