Andre Kaper

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​European Union prepares to wreck internet with new copyright law

If passed, Article 13 will force all websites to check any and all posts for copyright violations. That will include photos, videos, words, tweets, …


Best free Linux firewalls of 2018

A firewall is an important aspect of computer security these days, and most modern routers have one built in, which while helpful, can be difficult …


Tumbleweed Delivers New Kernel, Applications, Plasma, libvirt

The past week brought a total of three openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots and a bunch of new features and improvements for KDE users.Snapshot 20180618 …


Linux Skills Most Wanted: Open Source Jobs Report | Community

The 2018 Open Source Technology Jobs Report shows rapid growth in the demand for open source technical talent, with Linux skills a must-have …


What is PureOS and how is it built?

PureOS is a general purpose operating system that is based on the Linux kernel and is focused on being an entirely Free (as in freedom) OS. It is …


Kubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver upgrades - Results!

Let me upgrade that for you, for only 9.99 Tux. Behold, an article about the Kubuntu upgrade experience and results going from 17.10 Artful Aardvark …


Martin Flöser

GeckoLinux – a review

A few days ago, I noticed (at that there was a new release of GeckoLinux. So I decided to download it and give it trial …


KDE Plasma 5.13.1, Bugfix Release for June -

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Here's how the Android-x86 project brings Oreo to standard PCs

The first release candidate for Android-x86 8.1 has been announced, making it possible to run Android on bare metal PCs or inside a VM.<p>While it seems …


openSUSE News: openSUSE Releases Leap 15 Images for Raspberry Pi, Armv7 Devices

The release of openSUSE Leap 15 two weeks ago is following up with its Build to Scale theme by offering images for Raspberry Pis, Beagle Boards, …

Raspberry Pi

KDE: Mission Survey, Qt Quick , Krita

• Retrospective: The KDE Mission SurveyIt might sound a bit weird that I’m now talking about something that took place two years ago, but I just …


How to partition a disk in Linux

Creating and deleting partitions in Linux is a regular practice because storage devices (such as hard drives and USB drives) must be structured in …


Emacs, Vim, or something else?

Some topics are just bound to bring about a roaring argument spirited intellectual discussion. At the dinner table, it might be religion or politics. …


How to install and use the new Firefox Side View experiment

If you've ever wanted to have two sites open in the same browser window, thanks to Firefox, that is now a reality.<p>If you've been paying attention, …


A Better Menu Experience in Plasma (PROPOSAL)

Launchers in an OS have become the central point of access and interaction with system content. It is the main way that most people will interact …


How to recover a completely dead Plasma desktop

I've written a tutorial explaining how to recover a dead Plasma desktop using command line to create a new admin user, enforce sddm login …


Fast, Lightweight and Full Featured.

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Media Players

Building Firefox for ALSA (non PulseAudio) Sound

I did the work to built my own Firefox primarily to fix a couple of serious regressions that couldn't be fixed any other way. I'll start with the one …


How to Install and Use Flatpak on Linux

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Alan Pope: KDE Slimbook 2 Review

The kind folks at Slimbook recently sent me the latest generation of their ultrabook-style laptop line for review, the KDE Slimbook 2. You can hear …


10 Applications Every Linux Using Musician Should Know About

When it comes to creativity, people are always assuming that a Mac is best, even in today’s Windows-centric ecosystem. As a result, so few people …

GitLab’s Ultimate And Gold Plans Are Now FREE For Open Source Projects, Schools

The news of Microsoft buying GitHub has created dissatisfaction among developers, and many of them are now looking for alternatives. In case you are …

Confirmed! Microsoft Has Bought GitHub for $7.5 Billion

Microsoft has officially bought GitHub for $7.5 billion. Is this the part of "Embrace, extend and extinguish" strategy of Microsoft?Source


No Kernel 5.0! Linus Torvalds Prefers Releasing it as Kernel 4.17

Linus Torvalds has announced the release of Linux Kernel 4.17. Take a look at main new features in the latest kernel release.Source


Semi-Automatic LaTeX: KDE’s Kile

One reason that I appreciate KDE is that I am always discovering new applications. In fact, I make a point of regularly searching for them. My most …

Web Development

Desktop Consolidation Gives SparkyLinux a Clearer Focus | Reviews

SparkyLinux is experiencing growing pains. You could say that this very capable Linux distribution was just too much of a great thing to last.<p>Users …


Linux Solutions: Snappy, Flatpak, and AppImage

In 2018, distro independent package installation solutions provide real help. Three rising stars in this area: Snappy, Flatpak and AppImage.


Fedora 28: Another Release for Power Users

Fedora is widely recognized to be a smooth Linux distribution with up-to-date software, and is also used by a lot of developers around the world. …


Color is a new Firefox Test Pilot Experiment

Mozilla launched the Test Pilot experiments Color and Side View yesterday officially; I reviewed Side View, an extension to display any link or open …