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sfcrazy writes "Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Nvidia in the past. Their failure to work constructively with the Linux community is especially disappointing in light of the company's large presence in the Android market. That said, where there is life, there is change, and that is just what happened yesterday. Torvalds publicly gave a thumbs-up to Nvidia for contributing basic support for the recently released Nvidia K1 processor to Nouveau; something that was totally unexpected but received with open arms. 'Hey, this time I'm raising a thumb for nvidia. Good times,' said Linus."

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sfcrazy writes "Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Nvidia in the past. Their failure to work constructively with the Linux community is especially disappointing in light of the company's large presence in the Android market. That said, where there is life, there is change, and that is just what happened yesterday. Torvalds publicly gave a thumbs-up to Nvidia for contributing basic support for the recently released Nvidia K1 processor to Nouveau; something that was totally unexpected but received with open arms. 'Hey, this time I'm raising a thumb for nvidia. Good times,' said Linus."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








sfcrazy writes "Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Nvidia in the past. Their failure to work constructively with the Linux community is especially disappointing in light of the company's large presence in the Android market. That said, where there is life, there is change, and that is just what happened yesterday. Torvalds publicly gave a thumbs-up to Nvidia for contributing basic support for the recently released Nvidia K1 processor to Nouveau; something that was totally unexpected but received with open arms. 'Hey, this time I'm raising a thumb for nvidia. Good times,' said Linus."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








How to use ImageMagick to manipulate great batches of photographs, make proof sheets, and sort by Exif data.

For many users of Linux, getting used to file permissions and ownership can be a bit of a challenge. It is commonly assumed, to get into this level of usage, the command line is a must. Although there is always far more power and flexibility to be had, running seemingly complicated command isn't always a necessity. With the help of some of the most user-friendly desktop interfaces available, you can get away with little to no command line usage.

With the scheduled switch to Unity 8 on the Ubuntu desktop creeping ever closer, Ubuntu developers are debating whether a new file manager is needed.

The post Ubuntu To Create New File Manager for Unity 8 Desktop first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Firefox may be the default browser in many Linux distributions but it's far from being the most tightly integrated.

The post Make Firefox Use Native Linux Notifications in Unity, XFCE And GNOME Shell first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Review Android tablet plus Windows laptop... plus Windows desktop

No matter what sort of tablet you prefer, be it an iPad or an Android slate, there will be times when you will also need a good old-fashioned Windows laptop too. Asus, which has form when it comes to cooking up strange combo designs - witness the PadFone - obviously thinks that’s the case as the new Transformer Book Trio is both: a 10-inch Android tablet and a Windows 8.1 notebook.

Ubuntu user Lucas Romero Di Benedetto has put together an Ubuntu Touch GUI toolkit that you can use to draw your dream app in digital ink.

The post Ubuntu Touch GUI Toolkit Allows You To Turn App Ideas Into Stunning Mockups first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

uTorrent arrived on Linux back in 2010, but not in the form most were expecting. Now, one user is planning on putting that right.

The post Native GTK uTorrent Desktop App in Development first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.