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Geary 0.11.0 released

LinuxToday - Mon, 2016-05-16 02:28

Geary is an email application built for GNOME 3.

Ubuntu Budgie 16.10 Now In Development, Brings New Boot Splash, Welcome Screen

TuxMachines - Mon, 2016-05-16 01:58

Budgie-Remix (soon to become Ubuntu Budgie) developer David Mohammed today informs Softpedia about the availability of the project's first ever newsletter for the community.

The newsletter is called Budgie-Remix Roundup, and the first installation is now live on the project's website, informing users about the latest innovations implemented in the operating system, whose main design goal is to give users an officially recognized Ubuntu flavor built around the Budgie desktop from the Solus Project.

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Linux Kernel 4.6

TuxMachines - Mon, 2016-05-16 01:56

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Kernel Space/Linux

TuxMachines - Mon, 2016-05-16 01:34

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Cheap netbook/laptop recommendations for learning Linux.

Reddit - Mon, 2016-05-16 01:33

I'm looking for a cheap laptop/netbook to run Ubuntu. I'm looking to learn Linux. I would like something less than $200. Would like something somewhat fast and a screen size around 13-15 inches and good battery life. Also the slimmer the better. I'll just be using it for browsing and some simple programming. Any recommendations? I've heard Chromebooks are a good option as long as it's x86.

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Phoronix on Graphics

TuxMachines - Mon, 2016-05-16 01:30

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The 4.6 kernel is out

Reddit - Mon, 2016-05-16 01:12

5 Highly Promising Music Players

LXer - Mon, 2016-05-16 01:03
Linux is blessed with some excellent mature music players. My favorites are Amarok, Audacious, Banshee, and Tomahawk. Awesome open source applications. In particular, I have been a devotee of Banshee for a decade, using it as my main media player. But I am keen to explore potential replacements and have tried almost all available music players. My journey has identified some very promising music players which are worth exploring.

Linux 4.6 Kernel Officially Released

Phoronix - Mon, 2016-05-16 00:49
As expected, Linus Torvalds has officially released the Linux 4.6 kernel...

4MLinux 18.0 Launches July 1, 2016, First Beta Release Is Out for Public Testing

TuxMachines - Mon, 2016-05-16 00:42

Following on last week's release of 4MLinux Core 18.0 Beta distrolette, Zbigniew Konojacki today informs Softpedia about the availability for public testing of the Beta release of the upcoming 4MLinux 18.0 operating system.

As expected, 4MLinux 18.0 Beta is out today based on the 4MLinux Core 18.0 edition, which is, in fact, the base of all the rest of the 4MLinux sister projects, including, but not limited to, 4MRescueKit, 4MParted, and 4MRecover.

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Finally got Skype for Web to work on Linux

Reddit - Mon, 2016-05-16 00:09

People probably know about this workaround, since it is pretty simple, but, nevertheless, I didn't know about it, so I'm gonna share to help those just like me. I finally got Skype for Web to work on Linux. Recently, Microsoft removed the requirement for a plugin on Microsoft Edge to use Skype for Web. So, I got Skype for Web to work through the following steps:

  1. Install User Agent Overrider from the Firefox add-ons store

  2. Set user agent to Windows / Edge

  3. Restart Firefox

  4. Go to web.skype.com

  5. Allow access to microphone and notifications

  6. Make a test call with echo123

  7. Adjust microphone sensitivity based on the recording I made with echo123

  8. Enjoy!

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How do I install Teamspeak on Debian Jessie?

Reddit - Mon, 2016-05-16 00:07

I'm a new Debian user, and I'm having trouble finding out how to install Teamspeak(client). Can anyone assist? I have managed to scrape by and get Steam and others but this one is evading me.

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Tips to increase battery's life on linux

Reddit - Sun, 2016-05-15 23:55

Hi. I just bought a Lenovo G50 and installed ubuntu on it. Everything works fine, my only problem is the battery life. I'm getting 2 hours of battery. This is ridiculous, really. I installed tlp and try another tips, but that don't seen to make too much effect. Do you have any other tips? This is just a ubuntu problem or other distro are affected too?

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KDE Frameworks 5.22.0 Released for KDE Plasma 5.6.4 and KDE Applications 16.04.1

TuxMachines - Sun, 2016-05-15 23:47

Today, May 15, 2016, KDE has had the pleasure of announcing the release and general availability of this month's KDE Frameworks 5 maintenance release, version 5.22.0, for the latest KDE Plasma 5 desktop and KDE Applications.

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Mesa 12.0 Might Be A Delayed Release This Summer With OpenGL 4.5 Support

Phoronix - Sun, 2016-05-15 23:14
There's traction building around delaying the next Mesa release, which is currently scheduled to be out in June and for a feature freeze in just a few days. A new proposal is to make Mesa 12.0 be the release with initial OpenGL 4.5 support...

Arch Linux-Based LinHES 8.4 OS Launches with Kodi 16.1, MythTV 0.28, and OpenPHT

LXer - Sun, 2016-05-15 23:09
LinHES maintainer Cecil Watson today announced the release of LinHES R8.4, an open source attempt to make the installation of a GNU/Linux operating system and the MythTV media center software as trivial as possible.

5 Highly Promising Music Players

LinuxToday - Sun, 2016-05-15 23:00

Linux is blessed with some excellent mature music players.

FFmpeg Lands VA-API H.264 / H.265 / MJPEG Encoder Support

Phoronix - Sun, 2016-05-15 22:40
The developers working on the FFmpeg multimedia library have finally implemented support for VA-API accelerated video encoding...

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