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Building a gazetteer table from KML files

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Geoscience Australia has a freely downloadable gazetteer of Australian placenames with more than 370 000 entries. The download is a .zip file (83 mb) containing a user guide together with placenames data in GML, KML and Microsoft Access (.mdb) formats. What I wanted from all that data was a simple…

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OpenStack Pico and Questa set to Debut in 2017 and 2018

InternetNews: Members of the OpenStack Foundation have been voting on upcoming release names and the results are now in.

Lennart Poettering Announces systemd 231 Init System for GNU/Linux Distributions

systemd 231 is now the most advanced version of the modern and controversial init system

ArchStrike Ethical Hacking Linux Operating System Gets Its First ISO Builds

 softpedia: ArchStrike was previously known as ArchAssault, of course, still based on the renowned, lightweight and highly customizable Arch Linux distribution.

GNU Linux-libre Kernel 4.7 Officially Released for Users Who Want 100% Freedom

GNU Linux-libre 4.7-gnu contains deblobbing changes for various included drivers in the mainline Linux 4.7 release.

Configuring a single Ubuntu installation as a dual-boot option and a VirtualBox appliance under Windows 10

 HowToForge: I often need to use Windows 10 and Ubuntu on the same machine within a single login session, so I run Ubuntu as a virtual machine in Oracle VirtualBox.

Fluxday: A no-fuss open source productivity tracker

Unni Koroth shares why his company created open source productivity tool Fluxday.

5 reasons system administrators should use revision control

Check out these five tips for using revision control in operations.

Our First Look at Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon

 FOSSforce: It's been almost a month since Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" was released, so we decided to take it for a spin and have our first ever look at the Cinnamon desktop.

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7 Mages brings a touch more of traditional dungeon crawling to Linux

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Physics-based 3D puzzler Human: Fall Flat released on Steam for Linux

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Stardew Valley is now in beta for Linux

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Auto-Staccato looks like a great new take on rhythm games

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Fancy playing Quake with the Vulkan API? Now you can

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Progress on our User Statistics Page has continued, feedback requested

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Cheese Talks: Porting Games to Linux & Day of the Tentacle

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