Several security issues were fixed in the kernel. Read more ….
Those aren’t my words. Linux Journal’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2013 found that GNOME 3 was the Best “Worst” Linux/Open Source Idea to come down the pike. Of course the other categories may be of interest as well. These include Best Distribution, Best Linux Tablet, and Best Linux Server Vendor. Back under the topic of Best […]
Today in Open Source: What to expect from Ubuntu 14.04. Plus: LXLE beta updated, and SuperTuxKart 0.8.1 released Read more ….
Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux is looking more and more different from other open source operating systems every day. And it will diverge even further from the rest of the pack when Ubuntu 14.04 debuts in April 2014, bringing with it the widespread availability of a totally new display server called Mir. read more Read more at […]
Starting today, both Oracle Java 7 and Java 8 (JDK) installers available in the WebUpd8 Java PPA support ARM.Oracle Java 7 supports ARM v6/v7 Hard Float and Soft Float ABI while Oracle Java 8 only supports ARM v6/v7 Hard Float ABI (there’s no JDK 8 ARM Soft Float ABI archive available for download on Oracle’s […]
Simple Network Management Protocol is an Internet-standard protocol for managing devices on IP networks. net-snmp is the main SNMP implementation for Linux and BSD platforms. For licensing reasons, net-snmp package installs only a small number of MIBs in /usr/share/mibs directory. This article describes the steps to add additional MIBs to the standard installation. Read more […]
While searching around for an interesting article topic I found several other headlines that just had to be shared. News broke last week of a new Linux worm. Softpedia thinks whatever Fedora can do, Korora can do better. Jack Wallen lists 10 reasons to use Red Hat. And Bryan Lunduke thinks some popular Linux distributions […]
In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at some of the new features in Linux Mint 16. Read more ….
Linux Deepin is a desktop distribution that’s based on Ubuntu Desktop. But it has localization problems, so the developers have launched a project to get more hands on deck. The goal is to help make one of the finest desktop distributions available in your local language. Read more ….
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #345 for the week November 25 – December 1, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Quotes for community.ubuntu.com Ubuntu Stats Reboot New York: IRC Meetings Ubuntu Canada IRC November 28th meeting Bryan Quigley: Update, an Ubuntu laptop is now […]
Linux Mint 16 “Petra”, based on Ubuntu 13.10, was released recently and is available as usual in two editions: MATE and Cinnamon. Let’s take a look at what’s new. Read more ….
Tor Browser Bundle is a web browser based on Firefox ESR (Firefox with extended support), configured to protect users’ privacy and anonymity by using Tor and Vidalia, tools that come bundled with it. The bundle also includes 3 Firefox extensions: Torbutton, NoScript and HTTPS-Everywhere.When launching TorBrowser, it automatically starts the bundled Tor and Vidalia tools, […]
For many of us who run Linux, one of the attractions to doing so is being relatively free of security threats and malware. Every once in a while, though, a notable threat does target Linux, and Symantec researchers have ssued an advisory warning of a new worm that targets not only Linux-based computers but many […]
Canonical still wants you to power your TV with Ubuntu Linux—but it’s more focused for now on smartphones. That’s what Ubuntu Community Manager Jono Bacon reported in recent comments on the status of Ubuntu TV, an initiative Canonical unveiled a while ago but has since put on the back burner but has not abandoned, according […]
Linux Mint 16 “Petra”, based on Ubuntu 13.10, was released recently and is available as usual in two editions: MATE and Cinnamon. Let’s take a look at what’s new.Linux Mint 16 “Petra”Changes shared between the two main Linux Mint editions: Cinnamon and MATE.MDM, the default Linux Mint display manager has received drastic speed improvements, NumLock […]
A full review of Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon. Read more ….
SolydK is the KDE edition of a line of distributions published by SolydXK, an outfit made up of an odd 4-man team. For home users they publish two distributions – SoldK and SolydX. The latter uses the Xfce desktop environment. Both distributions began as community or unofficial Linux Mint Debian projects, before the founder decided […]
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” MATE. Linux Mint 16 is the result of 6 months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. […]
Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution whose goal is to provide a more complete out-of-the-box experience by including browser plugins, media codecs, support for DVD playback, Java and other components. It also adds a custom desktop and menus, several unique configuration tools, and a web-based package installation interface. Linux Mint is compatible with Ubuntu software […]
Install (MDM) Mint display manager and MDM themes in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 PreciseMDM is a Display Manager which is developed by Mint team for Linux Mint distribution, it is based on GDM. It provides graphical configuration tools, theme ability, remote, automatic and timed login, event scripting, language selection and it […]