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Doing it better with Linux

March 2nd, 2017
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If you have resolved to adopt Linux, your confidence may be low but will surely grow. Security-oriented considerations may be compelling enough to convince you to switch, but you will soon discover many more advantages to the Linux desktop.

For those still unsure about making the transition, or those who have done so but may not know everything their system can do, lets take a look here at some of the Linux desktop’s advantages.

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Desktop, Distro - Other, Education

Linux-powered Car

January 29th, 2017
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The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) group’s membership is a who’s who of car manufacturers. This includes: Mazda. Suzuki, Honda, Nissan, Ford, and the world’s largest automobile company: Toyota. And, their numbers are only increasing.

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Distro - Other, Hardware, Really?

Best Linux Laptop: 2017

January 29th, 2017
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If you still think laptops are generic and the only difference between them are their price-tags, Dell invites you to think again. The latest Dell XPS 13 developer editon is everything a programmer could want from a high-end laptop.


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Desktop, Distro - Other, Hardware

Continuous Delivery

January 29th, 2017
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After firing about 1,800 employees, most of whom were working on SPARC and Solaris Unix, it looked like Oracle was closing the door on Solaris. Instead, Oracle will be switching Solaris to a continuous delivery model.


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Distro - Other, Open Solaris

Christmas Gifts for the Linux Fan

December 23rd, 2016
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It can be tricky to come up with gift ideas for Linux users in your life. And since you’ve probably got more than enough turkey on your plate this holiday season — ho, ho, ho — we thought we’d be swell and save you from getting snowed under trying to find something to buy.

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Distro - Other, Hardware, OpenSource - General

How To Check Laptop Battery Status In Terminal In Linux

December 7th, 2016
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inding your Laptop battery status in GUI mode is easy. You could easily tell the battery level by hovering the mouse pointer on the battery indicator app in the task bar. But, how about from the command line? Not everyone know this. I was asked this question from one of the user. Here is some simple commands that will help you to check Laptop battery status in Terminal in any Linux distribution.

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CommandLine(CLI), Debian, Distro - Other, Fedora, Mint, RedHat, Ubuntu

Ubuntu Core 16 gets smaller

November 4th, 2016
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Canonical released its lightweight Ubuntu Core 16, now completely built with snap packages, featuring a smaller footprint and better lifecycle management.


Canonical released version 16 of Ubuntu Core, built entirely from the snap packages that debuted in the lightweight Snappy Ubuntu Core embedded version of Ubuntu Linux announced in Jan. 2015. Now there’s a single all-snaps version of Ubuntu Core that runs on embedded devices as well as the cloud.

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Debian, Distro - Other, Raspberry Pi, Ubuntu

KDE Announces UI Framework for Mobile

August 11th, 2016
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August 10, 2016, KDE’s Thomas Pfeiffer has had the great honor of announcing the availability of the first public release of the Kirigami UI (User Interface) framework for building mobile and convergent applications.

Work on the Kirigami user interface framework started back in March 2016, when the KDE development team announced their plans for creating one of the most powerful and sophisticated tools that would allow application developers to build cross-platform Qt-based apps for mobile platforms.

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Desktop, Distro - Other, Mobile

Chalet OS – Modern Distro

May 4th, 2016
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ChaletOS, which “came from the style of the mountain houses in Switzerland” is a beautifully-crafted Linux distro that aims to ease the transition of users from other operating systems (specifically Windows) to Linux.

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Desktop, Distro - Other, Education, Ubuntu, XFCE

Kali Linux, Rolling Edition Released

January 24th, 2016
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Kali switched to a rolling release model back when we hit version 2.0 (codename “sana”), however the rolling release was only available via an upgrade from 2.0 to kali-rolling for a select brave group. After 5 months of testing our rolling distribution (and its supporting infrastructure), we’re confident in its reliability – giving our users the best of all worlds – the stability of Debian, together with the latest versions of the many outstanding penetration testing tools created and shared by the information security community.

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Distro - Other