Linux and Open Source news headlines
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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.
Vivaldi released a new snapshot version for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows, bringing multiple fixes and improvements.
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 […]
You could keep worrying about being forced to upgrade to Windows 10, or you could try the best of all Linux desktops: Mint 18.
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 […]
Azat Mardan, a technology fellow at Capital One and author of more than a dozen books, has a few pieces of advice for tech professionals still looking for the right job.read more
Linux Mint 18 has been out for a little while now, and the reviews have started to come in. Find out what reviewers think about the latest version of Linux Mint. Is it the best Linux Mint yet?
Canonical's Michael Vogt was happy to announce that the snapd 2.0.10 Snappy tool from Ubuntu Core has successfully landed in the main software repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).
This tutorial describes the ONLYOFFICE installation process with Docker. Docker that allows you to deploy all ONLYOFFICE components on a single Linux machine easily and helps to avoid dependency errors.
The WiderNet project, which is affiliated with WiderNet@UNC at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, provides resources, coaching, training, computers, and educational materials to schools, clinics, libraries, and homes in underserved areas of the world. In this interview, Cliff Missen, the Director of the WiderNet Project, explains how the non-profit helps improve digital education and communications for international communities.read more
As expected, the recent state of events where nano transitioned maintainership to Benno Schulenberg, and the project left GNU, has a lot of people speculating about what happened, and more disappointingly, making some pretty nasty assertions about motivations. I want to try and give a brief update on them to hopefully calm things down.
Year by year, plain-old HTML 5 websites are becoming fancier, and rightnow, the home entertainment world is buzzing about VR and 3D. But mostsites are missing the boat; they have no 3D content. Well, that'sabout to change.
In the introduction to this series we learned who should use Git, and what it is for. Today we will learn how to clone public Git repositories, and how to extract individual files without cloning the whole works.read more
At least three Linux distros have already quit releasing 32-bit versions, and Ubuntu seems to be standing in line to do the same. Is the end at hand for 32-bit mainstream distros?
Why polish a Ruby or tailor Swift when you can write code for a toothbrush?Let's do the time warp again: according to an outfit that tracks programming languages, the Internet of Things is re-igniting demand for assembly language skills.…
Ticked off by the news that Nano opted out of GNU, a programmer called Salvatore Sanfilippo has written his own text editor.The GNU maintainers, by the way, maintain that what's happened to Nano is a fork, rather than a stake through the heart.(the editor suggests that you also read the related discussions on the nano mailing list: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.editors.nano.devel to get the full picture of what really happened)
Linux Lite falls into that ubiquitous category of Linux distributions perfectly suited for low-end hardware. However, this particular take on the lightweight operating system achieves something few in this category can manage.
Great news! It’s totally working. The very concept behind the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) -- a group of disparate yet dedicated people building software for the public good -- has proven successful and fruitful for the 21st year in a row. The indomitable community spirit dedicated to openness and innovation shows absolutely no sign of slowing down.
It looks like the "This Week in Solus" weekly newsletter are a thing again, and this is the second week in a row Solus developer Joshua Strobl announces a new installation to keep the community updated with the latest innovations.
Manjaro is based on Arch Linux with a beautiful user interface. Manjaro is a stable and reliable Linux Distribution. As many people know or think, Arch is absolutely a no joke distribution.Many newbies find it hard to install as Arch Linux doesn't have graphical installer.So Manjaro is the option for them.Unlike Arch Linux, Manjaro have a graphical installer which is easy to use.Latest version of Manjaro ships with Linux kernel 4.6.2.Manjaro is not only stable, but also it is bleeding edge.