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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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An Analysis Of The Top 10 Linux Distributions Of 2015

This guide looks at the top 10 Linux distributions of 2015 as listed on Distrowatch and discusses the suitability of them for the average Joe or the Everyday Linux User.

Unikernels, Docker, and Why You Should Care

LinuxJournal: Docker's recent acquisition of Unikernel Systems has sent pulses racing in the microservice world.

Rosa Is a Real Powerhouse

LinuxInsider: Rosa is a Russian company with a variety of Linux-based solutions.

Google Releases ION OpenGL Open-Source Library

Phoronix: Google engineers have open-sourced a new suite of libraries and tools relating to OpenGL called ION.

GitHub's Atom 1.5 Hackable Text Editor Out Now, Atom 1.6 Enters Beta Testing

 softpedia: As Atom is massively adopted by more and more programmers, it looks like GitHub's developers have speed up the development cycle of the project

Mentor Embedded Linux adds SMACK security and IoT support

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Arch Anywhere: An easy way to install a fully custom Arch Linux system

 ostechnix: Arch Anywhere lets you to install a fully custom Arch Linux from anywhere in minutes

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