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8 Best Linux Distributions For New Linux Users

LXer - 22 hours 6 min ago
New Linux users are always confused about choosing a best Linux distribution to start with. As there are hundreds of Linux distributions so it might always be a confusing part. But I'll help you choosing the right Linux flavour to start your Linux exploration. In this article, I'll walk you through a list of 8 Best Linux distributions for new Linux users. But before all of that, I suggest you throwing out all the misconceptions about Linux, such as Linux is only for geeks or developers. Linux is for everyone. As I always say, "When Linux can run Google, Facebook, Amazon, it can surely run your home computer as well."

Advice on Linux Plus?

Reddit - 22 hours 58 min ago

I am a college student studying network security, but I have felt a very intense gravitation towards Linux. Therefore, I've begun studying Linux, and I plan on taking Linux Plus. Can anyone give me any advice?

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Android 7.0 Nougat reviews: Should you upgrade your device?

LXer - 23 hours 3 min ago
Also in today's open source roundup: The best new features in Android 7.0 Nougat, and the official Android 7.0 Nougat release announcement.

CoreOS 1068.10.0 Released with Many systemd Fixes, Still Using Linux Kernel 4.6

TuxMachines - 23 hours 10 min ago

Today, August 23, 2016, the development team behind the CoreOS security-oriented GNU/Linux operating system have released the CoreOS 1068.10.0 stable update, along with new ISO images for all supported platforms.

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SUSE Linux and openSUSE Leap to Offer Better Support for ARM Systems Using EFI

TuxMachines - 23 hours 11 min ago

The YaST development team at openSUSE and SUSE is reporting on the latest improvements that should be available in the upcoming openSUSE Leap 42.2 and SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2 operating systems.

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Create modular server-side Java apps direct from mvn modules with diet4j instead of an app server

TuxMachines - 23 hours 16 min ago

In the latest release, the diet4j module framework for Java has learned to run modular Java apps using the Apache jsvc daemon (best known from running Tomcat on many Linux distros).

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LinuxCon: How Facebook Monitors Hundreds of Thousands of Servers with Netconsole

LinuxToday - 23 hours 26 min ago

ServerWatch: At the LinuxCon conference here Calvin Owens, production engineer at Facebook detailed how the social networking giant makes use of the open-source netconsole tool, to identify potentially problematic servers.

Mir 0.24 Released, Vulkan Still Not Supported

Phoronix - Tue, 2016-08-23 23:41
Ubuntu developers this week released version 0.24 of the Mir display server...

Tizen Phones in India

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-08-23 23:34

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How to install and setup DRBD on CentOS

LXer - Tue, 2016-08-23 23:25
This tutorial explains how to install and setup DRBD for your server. Before I start, let me explain what actually DRBD represents and what it is used for. DRBD stands for Distributed Replicated Block Device, a software-based, shared-nothing, replicated storage solution for mirroring the content of block devices such as hard disks, partitions, logical volumes etc.

Canonical Releases Massive Mir 0.24.0 Display Server Update for Ubuntu Linux OS

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-08-23 23:24

Canonical has pushed a new massive update (version 0.24.0) of the Mir display server used to power the Unity 8 user interface of the next-generation Ubuntu Linux operating system.

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LinuxCon: How Microsoft Is Contributing to Open Source

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-08-23 23:00

VIDEO: Wim Coekaerts, corporate vice president of enterprise open source at Microsoft, details how open source is the new normal in Redmond.


TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-08-23 22:48
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided looks like it may be getting a Linux & SteamOS release

    Woah! Holy Sh...Deus Ex: Mankind Divided looks like it may be getting a Linux & SteamOS release which has literally blown my tiny little mind.

  • The Pirate: Caribbean Hunt, a free to play pirate ship sim is coming to Linux

    From Polish developers Home Net Games it features pretty nice visuals, but I am doing my usual wait and see approach on their funding method. Hopefully it won't be pay to win malarkey.

    Looking at their website, it looks like it's already a mobile game that is now being pushed onto PC. Hopefully they won't make the same mistake a lot of developers do and keep the mobile feel to it.

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Might Be Seeing A Linux Release

    Today marked the release of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for Windows gamers and there's signs it might see a native Linux port.

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is a RPG stealth video game developed by Eidos Montreal and published by Square Enix. This single-player game has so far received positive reviews from Windows game sites.

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Ubuntu Founder Sets the Bar for Successful OpenStack Implementations

TuxMachines - Tue, 2016-08-23 22:47

The real long-term test of any large-scale, modern infrastructure is an economic one, according to Ubuntu creator Mark Shuttleworth.

Shuttleworth, who serves as an advisor to Canonical, the open-source software company that delivers Ubuntu, said today at OpenStack East 2016 that the biggest driver of economics in the cloud will be operations, particularly how many processes a team can operate using OpenStack.

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How to organize your scholarly research with Docear

LXer - Tue, 2016-08-23 22:28
The Docear academic literature suite blends Freeplane and JabRef to make a comprehensive academic paper-writing application, with support for mind-mapping, citations, notes, and many other features.read more

KDevelop 5.0 released

Reddit - Tue, 2016-08-23 22:15

LinuxCon: How Microsoft Is Contributing to Open Source

LXer - Tue, 2016-08-23 21:31
VIDEO: Wim Coekaerts, corporate vice president of enterprise open source at Microsoft, details how open source is the new normal in Redmond.


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