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Ubuntu tablet and smartphone: a personal "mini" review

TuxMachines - Sun, 2016-07-24 15:15

So when Ubuntu and Canonical revealed they were partnering with actual, big manufacturers for Ubuntu mobile devices, a spark of hope was rekindled in my heart. Let it be clear, I am by no means an Ubuntu user, not even a fan. I left the fold nearly a decade ago, after having spent quite some time using and contributing to Kubuntu (to the point of becoming a certified “member” even, though I never ascended to the Council). In terms of loyalties and usage, I am a KDE user (and “helper”) foremost. I use Fedora because it just works for me, for now. So, yes, an Ubuntu Touch device would be another compromise for me, but it would be the smallest one. Or so I hoped.

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Troubleshooting the ever-powerful Postfix Mail Server

LinuxToday - Sun, 2016-07-24 15:00

 Postfix is still a widely used and very popular open-source mail server.

SIGGRAPH 2016 Kicks Off Today: What Exciting News Awaits?

Phoronix - Sun, 2016-07-24 14:58
SIGGRAPH 2016 kicks off today in Anaheim, California! It will hopefully be an interesting week with news excepted from the likes of The Khronos Group and others...

The Btrfs Windows Driver Updated With RAID Support & Other Features

Phoronix - Sun, 2016-07-24 14:45
Should you need to access your Btrfs file-systems from Microsoft Windows, an unofficial kernel driver that's been making much progress over the past few months is out with a new version...

Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS Released for Desktop, Server, and Cloud with All Flavors

TuxMachines - Sun, 2016-07-24 14:44

Canonical has announced the first point release of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system, finally allowing users of Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (Trusty Tahr) to upgrade their installations.

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PostgreSQL 9.6 Beta 3 Released This Week

Phoronix - Sun, 2016-07-24 14:38
PostgreSQL 9.6 Beta 3 was released on Thursday as this major database update gets closer to its general availability release later this year...

The Biggest Features Of The Linux 4.7 Kernel

Phoronix - Sun, 2016-07-24 14:22
If all goes according to plan, the Linux 4.7 kernel will be released before the day is through. Here's a recap of some of the biggest features added for the Linux 4.7 kernel...

How to install Korora Linux with screenshots

LXer - Sun, 2016-07-24 13:38
Korora is based on Fedora,A forked distribution of Fedora.People who prefer Fedora will surely love Korora.Here is the Tutorial on How to install Korora.For ease,screenshots are also provided with full step by step processes.

DIY Linux-based scientific calculator, is it good idea or not?

Reddit - Sun, 2016-07-24 13:37

I'm currently planning to build Linux based scientific calculator using ARM based board such as PocketCHIP. I'm currently wondering it is good idea or not.

If I install GNU Octave, Gnuplot, Julia and good text editor on it, can it serve as usable calculator? If not, what is your opinion?

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Korora Linux explained

TuxMachines - Sun, 2016-07-24 12:44

At first Kororra was used to make Gentoo Linux installation easier but in November 2007 this project was discontinued. In 2010 Korora project was continued as a Fedora based distribution. It was also renamed to Korora from Kororra. First major release of Korora distro was in 2013. Since then Korora is providing a simplified and beautiful experience of Fedora to users. For this topic We are using latest Korora 24 in Mate flavor. Why Mate? because, we never tried this flavor before. Let's see some important things that we experienced while using it.

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Easily Encrypt your Flash Drives with Linux

LXer - Sun, 2016-07-24 11:43
If you travel with sensitive data, you know there are always risks that your information could be lost or stolen. Depending on the nature of your data, that could be a disaster. To that end, you might want to consider encrypting those flash drives.

Elive 2.7.1 beta released

TuxMachines - Sun, 2016-07-24 11:29

The Elive Team is proud to announce the release of the beta version 2.7.1
This new version includes:

Audacity (audio wave editor) included by default
Timezone detection improved
Detector of systems improved and updated to detect last windows installed systems
Linux Kernel updated with a lot of new patches for new hardware, bugfixes and improvements
Google Voice search on internet using your microphone

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How To Setup Linux Web Server And Host Website On Your Own Computer [Part - 2]

TuxMachines - Sun, 2016-07-24 11:09

Welcome, everyone. It is the second part of how we can setup Linux Web Server and host website on our own Computer. There are some prerequisites to hosting Linux Web Server that we talked about in part 1. If you've not installed Apache web server or any other prerequisite then you must visit Part 1 before reading any further. In this article, we will show you how you can easily make your local website available for the rest of World! So let's get started.

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What Do I Buy My...

Reddit - Sun, 2016-07-24 10:21

...in my case, wife. ;)

Admin: I'm a long time Linux user/admin and am not intimidated by setup, but I do need something that will work reliably.

I'm looking for a laptop with specs that will get her decent battery life and relatively full functionality. Her primary needs are email, browsing, and video consumption. I would go with a Chromebook something, but I'd really rather get a machine a few steps closer to open and with a bit more flexibility. What should I buy?

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What does Linux do after you mount 26 drives?

Reddit - Sun, 2016-07-24 10:10

From the comments in here it says Windows goes from A-Z, then mounts to empty folders. What does Linux do?

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Install BigTree on a CentOS 7 VPS

LXer - Sun, 2016-07-24 09:49
BigTree CMS is an open source content management system (CMS) built on PHP and MySQL. It is very extensible applications with user friendly interface and it is very easy to use.

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