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How Ultrabook Performance Degrades Over Time with a Samsung TLC SSDview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Have you noticed your Solid State Drive (what’s an SSD?) suffering from slipping performance? If Samsung made your drive, it probably employs “Triple Level Cell” (TLC) NAND memory modules. A bug afflicts most–if not all–TLC drives. Fortunately, Samsung made a fix available for one of their drives to Windows users. (General)

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Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: July 3view story

http://www.fsf.org – Join the FSF and friends Friday, July 3, from 2pm to 5pm EDT (18:00 to 21:00 UTC) to help improve the Free Software Directory by adding new entries and updating existing ones. We will be on IRC in the #fsf channel on freenode. Tens of thousands of people visit directory.fsf.org each month to discover free software. (General)

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Teaching Email Self-Defense: Campaigns intern leads a workshop at PorcFestview story

http://www.fsf.org – My workshop on Email Self-Defense took place at the 12th annual Porcupine Freedom Festival in Lancaster, New Hampshire. Around eight people attended, which was a few more than I expected. Christopher Waid and Bob Call of ThinkPenguin joined me in helping everyone who brought a laptop to set up GnuPG properly. (General)

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StackEngine's Boyd Hemphill: How Docker is Changing DevOpsview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – “Docker is Linux containers for mere mortals,” Boyd Hemphill is fond of saying. The Director of Evangelism at container application management startup StackEngine organizes Docker Austin meetups, DevOps Days Austin and Container Days events. (General)

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The Linux User’s Toolkit for Discovering New Appsview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – With a few exceptions, installing a Linux distribution is like checking into an all-inclusive resort. Your hardware works out-of-the-box, and you get an impressive selection of pre-installed software: from photo editing tools and multimedia players to email and chat clients, and even a full-blown office suite. (General)

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May 2015 - Brest, Athens, Heraklion, and Chaniaview story

http://www.fsf.org – RMS gave his speech "Logiciels Libres & Éducation" at the Université de Bretagne Occidentale's Guilcher amphitheatre in Brest, France, on May 12th, 2015, twenty years after his first visit to the city, to an audience of over five hundred people. (Photos under CC BY-SA 3.0 and courtesy of Romain Heller.) He was also in Greece later in May, to spe (General)

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Fastest Ways to Transfer Files Between PCs and Mobile Devicesview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Remember when files had to be split between multiple floppy disks to move them between computers? Or the inconvenience of burning data to rewritable CDs? Thank goodness we’ve moved on from those primitive methods. The truth is, file transfers have never been faster than they are today. Yet, to many of us, transfer speeds still seem like they inch along and take forever to complete. (General)

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Atop, when you need to know exactly what's happening at the system-resource levelview story

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com – System resources are always limited, no matter what type of computer or server you're using. You never seem to have enough RAM, CPU threads, or disk I/O. High level tools like top, htop,sar, iostat, or vmstat do help, but they only give you the 10,000 foot overview of resource usage. (General)