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32-Bit Ubuntu Alternatives

Tue, 2016-07-12 21:12
Some folks may find the idea of using a 32-bit distribution of Linux to be downright silly. After all, we live in a 64-bit world these days, right? Well, that depends on who you ask. The fact of the matter is there are still a lot of fully functional PCs out there that run 32-bit Linux. Up until recently, this was all well and good. Then the news came down that Ubuntu would no longer be supporting 32-bit systems come the next Ubuntu release. Clearly not everyone is thrilled about his news.

Having a Gas at Texas Linux Fest 2016

Tue, 2016-07-12 20:15
Turnout was notably less than expected and appeared to be lower than any Texas Linux Fest in memory. While many of us discussed possible reasons for this, I’m not sure we’ll ever really know why. I will assure you, however, that the low turnout was not attributable to the quality of the presentations. Those I queried left the lecture halls impressed and even excited about things they learned.

Steps the Python community and Dropbox are taking to increase diversity

Tue, 2016-07-12 19:17
At the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco last month, DeLisa Alexander, executive vice president and chief people officer at Red Hat, announced the winners of the company's second annual Women in Open Source Award.read more

Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon: pity, pity, pity

Tue, 2016-07-12 18:20
I could say that Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon is a nice and easy distribution everyone can use... I could, if there was not the issue with multimedia codecs. That spoon of tar spoiled the whole barrel of honey.

First SoCs based on open source RISC-V run Linux

Tue, 2016-07-12 17:23
SiFive unveiled the first embedded SoCs based on the open source RISC-V platform: A Linux-ready octa-core Freedom U500 and a FreeRTOS-based Freedom E300. A VC-backed startup closely associated with the RISC-V project announced the first system-on-chip implementations of the open source RISC-V processor platform. At the RISC-V 4thWorkshop at MIT this week, SiFive announced two […]

5 Best GNOME Shell Extensions for Ubuntu

Tue, 2016-07-12 16:26
These are 5 best GNOME Shell extensions available to install on Ubuntu GNOME, according to readers of Ubuntu blog omg!ubuntu!.

Day of the Tentacle Now Available On Linux

Tue, 2016-07-12 15:29
Day of the Tentacle Remastered is now available for the first time on Linux, and can be found on Steam and Humble . It should also be up on GOG as soon as they set it live.

How not to get help in open source

Tue, 2016-07-12 14:32
Open source communities can be very friendly places, but there are right and wrong ways to ask for help.In her lightning talk at Great Wide Open 2016, Emily Dunham shares the most common ways people shoot themselves in the foot while looking for help with an open source project:read more

Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 to Land Next Wednesday, OTA-13 Brings Libertine Improvements

Tue, 2016-07-12 13:11
The Ubuntu Touch saga continues, and today we would like to inform our readers about some of the latest changes coming in the next major update, the OTA-13, as well as about some good news.

Google aims to train two million Indian Android devs by 2018

Tue, 2016-07-12 11:51
2000 universities and 4000 academics are already aboardGoogle will train two million Android developers across India over the next three years.…

Here's How to Install Any Linux Operating System on Your Chromebook

Tue, 2016-07-12 10:31
Chromebooks are very cool and incredibly cheap portable laptops, powered by Chrome OS, a Linux kernel-based operating system, but it might turn out that Chrome OS is a very limited operating system.

Bug smashing, birthday celebrations, and more OpenStack news

Tue, 2016-07-12 09:11
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? There is a lot of interesting stuff being written about OpenStack. Here's a sampling from some of our favorites.

Pirate swarms at risk from new patent

Tue, 2016-07-12 07:51
NBC has patented new technology which targets large-scale swarms of torrent users in the hunt for copyright infringers.

PCLinuxOS 64 Trinity 2016.07 Community Edition Switches to Linux Kernel 4.6.3

Tue, 2016-07-12 06:31
After announcing the release of the PCLinuxOS 64 Xfce 2016.07 and PCLinuxOS 64 LXDE 2016.07 distributions, the time has come for you to download PCLinuxOS 64 Trinity 2016.07 Community Edition.

Linux Kernel 4.7 final got delay in release,last candidate released

Tue, 2016-07-12 05:11
Linux kernel 4.7 final is soon to be released and now here is some announcement about Linux Kernel 4.7 by Linus Torvalds. The Release Candidate Linux kernel 4.7 rc7 is here.

Best Graphical Web Browsers for Linux

Tue, 2016-07-12 03:51
As we know, we can’t do any work in system without browser help like, for browsing something, checking mails, net banking access, chatting, etc.., here I’m going to show you modern web browsers which are active, under development and widely using in Linux Desktops.

Latest Vivaldi Browser Snapshot Improves Tab Hibernation on GNU/Linux Distros

Tue, 2016-07-12 02:54
Vivaldi released a new snapshot version for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows, bringing multiple fixes and improvements.

Mini-PC runs Ubuntu on quad-core Bay Trail Atom

Tue, 2016-07-12 01:57
Mele has launched a “Star Cloud PCG03” mini-PC that runs Ubuntu on a quad-core Atom Z3735F with 2GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, three USB ports, Ethernet, and WiFi. Shenzhen Mele Digital Technology Ltd. has released an Ubuntu 14.04 equipped Star Cloud PCG03 mini-PC based on its earlier Windows-based Mini PC PCG09 and Mini PC PCG03. Like […]

Linux Mint 18: The best desktop -- period

Tue, 2016-07-12 01:00
You could keep worrying about being forced to upgrade to Windows 10, or you could try the best of all Linux desktops: Mint 18.

Server class COM supports 16-core Xeons, packs dual 10GbE

Tue, 2016-07-12 00:02
Advantech’s server-class SOM-5991 COM Express module runs Linux on up to 16-core Xeon D-1500 processors, and offers dual 10GBase-KR ports and PCIe with NTB. We’ve seen a number of embedded boards supporting server-class Xeon E3-1200 SoCs from Intel’s Skylake architecture, such as Seco’s COMe-B09-BT6 COM Express Basic Type 6 module. Yet, Advantech’s SOM-5991, which uses […]