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Lubuntu 16.04 Screenshot Tour

LXer - Tue, 2016-04-26 00:36
Lubuntu 16.04 is now available. Lubuntu is a fast, lightweight and energy-saving variant of Ubuntu using the LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) desktop. It is intended to have low-resource system requirements and is designed primarily for netbooks, mobile devices and older PCs.

How to allow incremental file sync for many users on Linux

LinuxToday - Tue, 2016-04-26 00:00

 xmodulo: learn how to use zsync

‘New’ Windows Security Flaw Runs Apps Without Admin Rights

LXer - Mon, 2016-04-25 23:38
Taking advantage of the hole requires the use of regsvr32, a Windows command line utility for registering and unregistering DLLs and ActiveX controls in the Windows Registry. Use of the exploit is difficult to trace, as it doesn’t require administrator rights or alter the registry.

Cinnamon 3.0 Desktop Environment Tagged for Linux Mint 18, Here's What's New

LinuxToday - Mon, 2016-04-25 23:00

With updated dependencies on board and numerous bug fixes, Cinnamon 3.0 comes with multiple new features

GNU releases ethical evaluations of code-hosting services

TuxMachines - Mon, 2016-04-25 22:51

Today the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU Project announced evaluations of several major repository-hosting services according to the standards of the GNU Ethical Criteria for Code Repositories. Released in 2015, these criteria grade code-hosting services for their commitment to user privacy and freedom. At the time of publication, Savannah and GitLab have met or surpassed the baseline standards of the criteria.

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Anything like up-to-date "Unix Power Tools"?

Reddit - Mon, 2016-04-25 22:50

Hey /r/linux,

"Unix Power Tools" is still useful, however it appears that the latest edition is from a very dated 2002:

(link here: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596003302.do)

I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for something as exhaustive and awesome as above book, but more modernized? Alternatively, does anyone know if a refresh is planned?

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Many EFI Updates Prepped For Linux 4.7 Kernel

Phoronix - Mon, 2016-04-25 22:47
Matt Fleming at Intel sent out the set of patches he intends to submit as the queue of EFI changes for what will become the Linux 4.7 kernel. He noted of this queue, "this is probably the biggest EFI pull ever sent, and there quite a few different topics covered."..

10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 16.04

LXer - Mon, 2016-04-25 22:41
Ubuntu 16.04 has brought some interesting features that you must give try if you've upgraded. If you still don't know what's new in Ubuntu 16.04 then check out our article "What's New In Ubuntu 16.04?". In this article I'll show you 10 things to do after installing or upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04. It'll save your time tweaking the system and also will provide you the taste of new features of Ubuntu 16.04.

GNU Rates GitHub & SourceForge With "F" Ratings

Phoronix - Mon, 2016-04-25 22:34
The Free Software Foundation today announced their evaluations of major code repository-hosting services per the standards of the GNU Ethical Criteria for Code Repositories...

Open Source and Android: A History of Google's Linux-Based Mobile OS

TuxMachines - Mon, 2016-04-25 22:24

How open is Android, Google's Linux-based mobile operating system? That's a question European regulators are now asking as they level antitrust charges against Alphabet, Google's parent company. To gain some perspective on the issue, a brief history of Android and its role in the open source ecosystem is in order.

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Solus 1.2 Linux Operating System Is Coming in May with Multilib Support

LinuxToday - Mon, 2016-04-25 22:00

The second point release of the GNU/Linux operating system, Solus 1.2, is coming next month, in May, with multilib support

Raspberry Pi cameras jump to 8MP, keep $25 price

LXer - Mon, 2016-04-25 21:44
The v2 Raspberry Pi Camera and low-light PiNoIR Camera advance from 5- to 8-megapixels via a Sony IMX219PQ sensor with improved image quality. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has replaced its official 5-megapixel Raspberry Pi Camera and night-vision Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera with improved 8-megapixel models. Like the older cameras, which are almost out of stock, […]

Epiphany Browser Does Its First Development Release Towards GNOME 3.22

TuxMachines - Mon, 2016-04-25 21:27

GNOME's Epiphany web-browser has done its first development release in the GNOME 3.21 series, which is culminating with the GNOME 3.22 release this September.

Some of the changes to find with Epiphany 3.21.1 include "paste and go" support for the address bar, allow opening WebP files with the open dialog, redesigned error pages, a Duplicate Tab menu item for tabs, various fixes, updated translations, and more.

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Epiphany Browser Does Its First Development Release Towards GNOME 3.22

Phoronix - Mon, 2016-04-25 21:01
GNOME's Epiphany web-browser has done its first development release in the GNOME 3.21 series, which is culminating with the GNOME 3.22 release this September...

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