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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Launches Today, Here's How to Prepare Yourself

LXer - Thu, 2016-04-21 08:22
Later today, April 21, Canonical will unveil the sixth LTS (Long Term Support) release of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system, Ubuntu 16.04, dubbed Xenial Xerus.

Legacy ETX module taps power-sipping x86 CPU

LXer - Thu, 2016-04-21 07:14
VIA’s Linux-friendly legacy replacement ETX computer-on-module features a vintage VIA Eden X1 CPU, native PCI/ISA support, and an optional Mini-ITX carrier. VIA Technologies has gone to the way-back machine with the VIA ETX-8X90-10GR, a computer-on-module that complies with the ETX 3.0 standard introduced by Kontron back in 2006. Like Adlink’s ETX-BT module from 2014, the […]

Xubuntu 16.04 LTS Default Wallpapers Revealed Ahead of the April 21st Launch

LXer - Thu, 2016-04-21 06:05
The Xubuntu team has announced earlier the winners of the Xubuntu 16.04 wallpaper contest that took place over the last few weeks.

I made a little wallpaper script that scrapes reddit for wallpapers and gives you a random one

Reddit - Thu, 2016-04-21 05:34

Script is here ~> http://termbin.com/l038 :)

Place the subreddits you want it to scrape in ~/.subreddits - one per line, without the /r/ part. The defaults are /r/wallpaper, /r/wallpapers, /r/spaceporn, and /r/earthporn.

It picks a random subreddit from the config file, then picks a random image from that to download. If for any reason it can't find one (nonexistent subreddit, timeout, etc) it will try again.

It saves the image in ~/.wallpapers/$(date +%s).jpg (whether or not it's a JPEG file), and then sets it as your wallpaper.

Feedback appreciated! :)

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Refactoring open source business models

LXer - Thu, 2016-04-21 04:57
They say you never forget your first. In my case it was 2008 and Lucidworks had just raised our Series A round and hired our first salesperson. I was asked to jump on a call with a prospective client looking for help troubleshooting Apache Solr.

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux Gets Snappy

LinuxToday - Thu, 2016-04-21 04:00

ServerWatch: Canonical is set to formally release its Ubuntu 16.04 Linux operating system on April 21, providing new desktop, server and cloud capabilities.

Official: EU goes after Google, alleges it uses Android to kill competition

LXer - Thu, 2016-04-21 03:59
Amongst all the jargon, forks must thrive. The EU's competition authority thinks it has a smoking gun against Google. Consumers suffered because Google’s contracts with phone OEMs prevented the market from creating a better Android, the EU Commission alleged today.

How Big Is Your Target?

LinuxToday - Thu, 2016-04-21 03:43

TurnKey Linux 14.1 Rebased on Debian 8.4, Now Offers over 100 Appliances

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-04-21 03:34

TurnKey announced the general availability of TurnKey Linux 14.1, the first point release of the Debian-based virtual appliance library distributed as ISO images or virtual machines.

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Launches Today, Here's How to Prepare Yourself

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-04-21 03:33

Later today, April 21, 2016, Canonical will unveil the sixth LTS (Long Term Support) release of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system, Ubuntu 16.04, dubbed Xenial Xerus.

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PCLOS 2016.03 KDE: good job

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-04-21 03:32

I must admit that this time I had a much nicer experience with PC Linux OS than I had the previous time.

I could not find any issue to note during my Live run of this operating system apart from escessive number of applications.

Good job, PCLOS team! Let's hope you'll keep up with all you've done!

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Manjaro Linux GNOME 16.04 Community Edition Out Now with GNOME 3.20, More

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-04-21 03:25

Manjaro Linux GNOME maintainer Stefano Capitani today, April 20, 2016, announced the release and immediate availability for download of Manjaro Linux GNOME 16.04 Community Edition.

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KaOS Linux Celebrates Three Years of Activity with the KaOS 2016.04 Release

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-04-21 03:23

Today, April 20, 2016, the developers of the KaOS Linux operating system have announced the release of the KaOS 2016.04 in celebration of three years of activity.

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Which Android heavyweight should you bet on? HTC 10 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-04-21 03:16

Once the king of the Android phone market, HTC has seen its lands gobbled up by hungry competitors like Samsung over the past few years. With each new generation of phones, HTC’s offerings have seemed to lag a little further behind. The company hopes to correct its course with its new flagship phone, the HTC 10, and is pushing this phone as an avatar of perfection, but how does it compare to the crown prince of Android phones, Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge? Let’s take a closer look at how the two compete when it comes to both hardware and software.

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8-Bit Armies, an awesome looking retro RTS from Petroglyph could come to Linux

LXer - Thu, 2016-04-21 03:02
I love RTS games and 8-Bit Armies looks really awesome, the developers have talked about a Linux version, but there's so solid answer. It's time to show how many people want it.

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