What an interesting day we had in the Linux newsfeeds! Zenwalk is back after a 14 month hiatus. Petter Reinholdtsen has published an interview with the elusive Klaus Knopper. Linux Mint 16 OEMs are available. ROSA R2 was released, Mageia has put out another call for artwork, and Fedora 20 is delayed. “Zenwalk 7.4 BETA […]
We know a lot of Luna users and elementary OS followers are eager to try the upcoming release of elementary OS. You might have also noticed we haven’t made mention of any testing images. Although we have been working hard on what will become Isis, we are not yet ready to have the community try […]
Pinguy OS 13.10 (based on Ubuntu 13.10) has been released with GNOME 3.10 by default, along with some new tweaks.Pinguy OS is a remastered Ubuntu with a lot of useful default applications – great for those who don’t like to do a lot of tweaking and want an OS that “just works”. This is the […]
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What has been fixed in kernel 3.12.3: ALSA: hda – Fix hp-mic mode without VREF bits cpuset: Fix memory allocator deadlock HID: lg: fix ReportDescriptor for Logitech Formula Vibration GFS2: Fix ref count bug relating to atomic_open sh: ecovec: fixup compile error on sdhi drm/radeon: fix UVD destroy IB […]
The following OEM installation images are now available: Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon OEM 64-bit Linux Mint 16 MATE OEM 64-bit Reminder: OEM images are for computer vendors and manufacturers. They allow Linux Mint to be “pre-installed” on a machine which is then used by another person than the one who performed the installation. After an […]
Install Linux Deepin Terminal in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/and other Ubuntu derivatives via PPADeepin Terminal Emulator is developed by Linux Deepin team, also known as new generation terminal emulator and aims to enhance the command line user experience. Professional may find it useful and very handy with a lot of features. […]
TeamViewer, the popular software for remote support and online meetings, has reached version 9, receiving Wake-onLAN support, notifications for Computers & Contacts and more.TeamViewer is an application for remote control, desktop sharing, file transfer, online meetings and more, available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iPhone. The application is free for personal use […]
I recently got a Chromebook and decided to install Ubuntu on it. There are two ways (that I know of) of doing this: using Crouton, which uses a chroot environment and lets you run both Chrome OS and Ubuntu in the same time and you can switch between the two using a keyboard shortcut, and […]
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 ….