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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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Microsoft: The open-source company

 ZDnet: Microsoft loves Linux, is adopting Docker for its servers, and just bought Revolution Analytics, the biggest open-source R statistical language company. This is not your dad's Microsoft.

Wireless-enabled i.MX6 SBC offers remote IoT management

LinuxGizmos: Eurotech's "CPU-351-13" SBC runs Linux on Freescale's i.MX6 SoC, and offers ZigBee, GPS, extended temperature operation, remote IoT management, and more.

Windows vs Linux: The 2015 Version

Datamation: Now that everyone has had time to examine Windows 10, it seems like a good time to finally do a proper Windows vs. Linux showdown.

How contributing to open source projects could be a gateway to your next job

 opensource.com: I strongly recommend co-op programs, but what happens if you either can't afford to take a year off or you're too close to graduation? Look to open source.

MediaFire Launches Open Source Toolkit for Linux

 ProgrammableWeb: The toolkit includes support for Ubuntu, Debian and FreeBSD and includes a number of tools aimed at the Linux and open source communities.

Evolve OS Is a Superb New OS Build from Scratch, First Beta Is Out

 softpedia: Evolve OS, a new Linux distribution built from scratch that's using a fresh desktop environment called Budgie, has been upgraded to version Beta 1 and is now ready for testing.

Linux 3.19 rc6

Linus Torvalds:  Nothing really particularly stands out.

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland

GamingOnLinux: Dying Light is now confirmed for Linux thanks to the announcement from the developers on the Steam store itself.

Top Ten Things Linux Users Say About systemd

 FOSSforce: Ladies and gentlemen, from the home office in Omaha, Nebraska, here is this week's Top Ten List:  the top ten things Linux users say about systemd.

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Star Traders: 4X Empires Strategy Game Now On Linux

Star Traders: 4X Empires has just been released for Linux, so fans of 4X strategy games might want to take a look out our new release.

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland

Dying Light is now confirmed for Linux thanks to the announcement from the developers on the Steam store itself. The Linux icons show up on the store pages, and the game even has a steam coming soon banner on the home-page. Time to get seriously excited.

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered Pops Up On Amazon, Has A Tux On The Cover

Something quite curious has appeared on Amazon today. A remaster of a cult game Indigo Prophecy, or Fahrenheit here in Europe, has been added onto the store. And now for the really good bit: the cover has an Aspyr logo and a very familiar penguin.

Linux Kernel Bug Being Fixed Thanks To Linus Torvalds & The Witcher 2

We weren't going to cover this originally, but after thinking on it this is actually great. Thanks to the Linux version of The Witcher 2, a Linux Kernel bug was found as is being fixed.

The Wine Development Release 1.7.35 Is Now Available

Wine development team was able to produce a new experimental release today. 1.7.35 bringing many new features and as many as 56 bugfixes.

Never Fear, The Friday Livestream Is Here! (At 6 PM UTC) [VOD Added]

We've had another busy week of busily doing busy stuff, so it's time to lean back and enjoy the weekend. And what is the best way to enjoy weekends? Playing Linux games of course! But if you have the time, you might also enjoy watching me play Linux games and talk about things. Anyway, you are once again welcome to the weekly livestream!

Reassembly, A Spaceship Building And Combat Game Grows Up With A Big Update

Reassembly is easily one of our favourite games for a fantastic mix of good music, an extremely simple spaceship editor and fun combat. The developer has released a big update, and the game has grown rather a lot in a short space of time.

Dying Light From Techland Has A Little Hint About Linux Support

Well this was a surprised! Dying Light has hints that it may come to Linux thanks to information from the awesome SteamDB. UPDATED: Linux icon now on the store!

GOL Cast: Aggressively Expanding Sweden In Empire: Total War

Feel like going back to the old times of gun powder and armies standing in straight lines on open fields? Well, here's a good candidate. Let's make our dreams of glorious empires true and see how this game works.

Planetary Annihilation Teases New Units & Saved Game Support

Planetary Annihilation my favourite crashy strategy game has teased a big update to come soon. Not only does it include unit balance changes and new units, but the long promised saved game support will come too.

Storm United, Online FPS Shows First Real Game-play Video, First Alpha Due Soon

Storm United is a beautiful FPS game running on the Unreal Engine that will have full Linux support, and they have shown off their first real game-play video.

CaesarIA Now On Steam, A Re-make Of Caesar III, But It Might Not Be Legal

CaesarIA is now on steam! The Caesar III re-make was just released in early access and has been in Steam Greenlight since April 16, 2014. The problem is that it might not be legal.

Deity Quest, A Pokemon-inspired RPG For Linux, On Steam & My Thoughts

I have often longed for a more adult orientated form of Pokemon, and to find the developer of Deity Quest reach out to me to take a look I was rather eager to get going.

Fancy Playing A Shoot-em-up As A Crow With Powerups? Well 'A Quiver Of Crows' Will Let You

I have to admit whenever I see "twin stick shooter" I get a little bored, as I played that genre to death over the years, but A Quiver of Crows is interesting enough to make me think again.

Invisible, Inc. A Tactical Stealth Game From Klei Entertainment Linux Support Due Soon

Invisible, Inc. is the new game from Klei Entertainment (think Don't Starve) that has been in early access for a while without Linux support. Today they released an update with news of our much anticipated Linux support! UPDATED