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  1. Happy Birthday Phoronix

    Happy 10th birthday Phoronix!

    I'm constantly impressed by the number of articles and benchmarks you churn out, day after day Michael!

    Many thanks for a decade of hard work and Linux related...
  2. Mumble

    If you don't require video, Mumble is a good alternative to Skype.

    Mumble Tips:

    1 - Use headphones

    2 - Reduce the audio input amp. setting to 1x (should be the default)

    3 - Change...
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    Yay for not only a new KDEnlive release (minor as...

    Yay for not only a new KDEnlive release (minor as it may be) but for Michael reporting KDEnlive news now!

    His story about the KDEnlive dev going missing was the first time I'd heard him even...
  4. ARM comes of age

    When I saw you were comparing it to an i3 I didn't think it'd come close but to my surprise it does compete very well with the i3 in a number of your chosen tests! Wow!

    I wish you'd included some...
  5. overlay the displays in kscreen = mirror mode

    Mirrored outputs does work from Deb Jessie KDE - just drag one display directly over the other.

    Obvious when you know how if not akin to how this is normally achieved under that platform most are...
  6. Mirrored / unified display output with i4000 under Deb Jessie KDE

    Up until recently I've stuck with mainly running Ubuntu 12.04.4 (KXStudio) amd64. Under 12.04, I can only get a mirrored/unified HDMI/laptop display output under KDE 4.12.3.

    I've now installed Deb...
  7. Eh? How does that work? Maybe if you cross...

    Eh? How does that work? Maybe if you cross compile with a different (presumably newer) GCC than the one that comes with Raspbian? Of course there's no reason why you couldn't just update GCC on your...
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    Disappointing

    Like Aleve, I'm very disappointed to hear that this new 'free' version can only output up to 720p. Thats a major restriction which makes the free version pretty much useless for (semi) pro use and...
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    PTS disk test errors under Debian Jessie

    Hi Michael and PTS users!

    I recently got a System76 Gazelle Pro w/ Samsung EVO 840 SSD so I wanted to use PTS to benchmark my drive before and after tweaking but not all the tests are installing...
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    old Samsung R700 BIOS / BIOS archive?

    Hi!

    I'd like to run OSX86 on my Samsung r700 but I need the older 04SR BIOS in order for the internal display to work. There are no older BIOS's for the r700 on any of Samsung's sites.

    Would...
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    What's Mikes problem with KDEnlive?

    Some nice improvements here for Pitivi but its still got a long way to go to catch up with KDEnlive!

    I have noticed that Michael never mentions KDEnlive when he talks about video editing under...
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    vein: The Ativ book 8 looks like it would be a...

    vein:

    The Ativ book 8 looks like it would be a good choice for someone who wants a top end AMD GPU and is willing to pay extra for it but thats not me. I'd prefer the i4600 graphics of the Gazelle...
  13. Thread: HDMI Ethernet

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    HDMI Ethernet

    HDMI 1.4 includes 'ethernet over HDMI' and I've seen HDMI ports on some switches at work but I've not been able to find much info on this such as how well its supported under Linux or how I might...
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    Thanks to everyone for your responses! ...

    Thanks to everyone for your responses!

    chithanh:

    The Vivobook I won't consider, like the Dell FHD ultrabooks, for having a 13" screen. I realise I can plug these machines into an external HDMI...
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    7650M FLOSS drivers status?

    I've found 1 laptop that has both a decent size, 1080 display plus an AMD GPU - the Sony VAIO E17. Its quite affordable too so I'm considering it.

    Apparently it uses the Radeon HD 7650M so can I...
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    Thanks for your input bridgman! I've had...

    Thanks for your input bridgman!

    I've had another search for ATi laptops today but I've been unable to find a single laptop/notebook/ultrabook with AMD GFX and a Full HD screen - the AMD GPU...
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    What is the best 7xxx or 8xxx ATi chipset wrt FLOSS drivers currently?

    chithanh:

    By SATA3 I mean its chipset/internal SATA interface should support SATA3 (aka SATA600). I realise many laptops don't have eSATA (or Firewire, or Thunderbolt) but all those would be...
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    Macs? No thanks. Although I quite like OSX, I've...

    Macs? No thanks. Although I quite like OSX, I've been there before with Macs and don't want to fill their already bulging coffers any more.

    Turns out that Dell produce laptops with 1080-capable...
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    No such thing as an Intel GFX laptop with a Full HD screen?

    I have managed to find a few laptops with Intel gfx with 1600x900 displays but not one with Intel gfx and a Full HD screen. It seems every laptop with a 1080-capable display also has discrete (NV or...
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    Linux laptop recommendations

    I want to buy a laptop which will mainly be used to run Linux so I thought it'd be a good idea to try and get some suggestions from the Phoronix forums.

    I'm not a gamer or heavily into gfx - apart...
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