The second half of 2016 took off with some exciting launches from notable manufacturers like Motorola, HTC, Xiaomi and others. With so many smartphones being launched on a near-daily basis by brands both big and small, it gets quite difficult to keep track of them.
Twitter leaker Evan Blass is apparently in possession of a ROM dump from one of the upcoming 2017 Nexus phones. The smaller of the two rumored devices, internally known as Sailfish or the HTC S1, has just had its build.prop file shared on Twitter, uncovering a couple of device specs including display resolution and the chipset to be used.
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.
Today, July 25, 2016, systemd creator Lennart Poettering has proudly announced the release and general availability of the systemd 231 init system for major GNU/Linux OSes.
Bringing lots of fixes and numerous additions, systemd 231 is now the most advanced version of the modern and controversial init system that has been adopted in the last few years by more and more Linux kernel-based operating systems, including Fedora, Ubuntu, Arch Linux, openSUSE, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and many others.
Theo de Raadt (deraadt@) has updated the (in-progress) OpenBSD 6.0 release page to indicate that release will occur earlier than is usual...
Unni Koroth shares why his company created open source productivity tool Fluxday.
I think my initial fascination with Linux was based on rebuilding all my old, broken computers laying around my office/garage. I was having a ton of fun, pulling components out of old computers, installing various distros and seeing what worked/didn’t work. And then there was the 3D desktop cube, which was pretty awesome! Pretty soon I had built my kids their own computer, with “safe” web-browsing, education games, etc. It was many months of playing around with Linux before I learned about Python and started slowly getting more into the programming side of things.
What are some good options to considered when it comes to Video Editing in Linux?
I'm looking for something that's powerful and intuitive at the same time, and preferrably have support for mkv format as well (which is often times a file format that's not directly supported without some king of plugins)submitted by /u/Quick3nd
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