Ubuntu

openSUSE Tumbleweed: A Linux distribution on the leading edge

Tumbleweed has an undeserved reputation for being unstable. I use it every day, I have no problems with stability, and I appreciate the fact that it …

Linux

Ubuntu 17.04 Final Beta Is Now Available to Download

<b>Ubuntu 17.04 Beta 2 is available to download.</b><p>The release is the first formal development snapshot of the Ubuntu 17.04, and it gives testers and early …

Probably the Funniest Bug Report You’ll Read This Year

<b>The Xfce desktop environment for Linux may be fast and flexible — but it’s currently affected by a very serious flaw.</b><p>Users of this lightweight …

Linux

Ubuntu Linux 17.04 'Zesty Zapus' Final Beta now available for download in multiple DE flavors

When someone is interested in trying a Linux-based desktop operating system for the first time, they often choose Ubuntu. This is a smart choice, as …

Linux

Huawei and Canonical Integrate OpenStack and CloudFabric

Huawei Extends its Cooperation with Canonical with the Integration of CloudFabric Data Center Network Solution and Ubuntu Cloud Solutions<p><b>Hannover,</b> …

DevOps

Xed Text Editor - A Replacement of Gedit and Pluma

<b>Xed (XML text EDitor)</b> is a simple text editor with more features than your average editor. It features support for utf-8 to encode edited files, auto …

Linux

Why you might want to skip Ubuntu 17.04

Linux users have one thing that often sets them apart from their Windows and Mac-using colleagues: They often spend a lot more time fixing things or finding out how to fix things. While this is great for hobbyists and enthusiasts, it’s not great for productivity. For people who need to get stuff …

Linux

GNOME 3.24 Released, This Is What’s New

<b>Hurrah! GNOME 3.24 is now available to download.</b><p>The latest stable release of the open-source GNOME desktop, GNOME 3.24 brings a number of new …

Linux

Build Android Apps on Debian using Only Debian Packages

If you’re an Android developer who prefers to use a Debian machine for home or work, then you may be interested in a guide published by the official …

Debian

Out of date software leaves you vulnerable

Two weeks ago, Der Spiegel wrote an article highlighting that out of date software on private clouds was leaving government and political party …

Software

Ubuntu Server: The smart person's guide

Ubuntu Server is more popular than ever, thanks to containers and the cloud. This resource guide about Ubuntu Server covers why the platform matters, …

DevOps

Installing Ubuntu Core on the Raspberry Pi 3

<i>Recently I found an inspiring article about how, as a developer, documenting one’s own experiments through blogging is more constructive than what I</i> …

Raspberry Pi

New ISO images for LMDE 2 “Betsy”

The Linux Mint project has published updated installation media for the distribution’s Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE), version 2. The new ISO files …

Linux Mint

Three flaws at the heart of IoT security

<i>This blog has been syndicated from SCMagazine UK, contributed by Thibaut Rouffineau – head of devices marketing.</i><p>According to the latest estimates by …

Internet of Things

Release of SDK Preview 0.8.0.0 and Runtime Preview 5.5.0.2 for Linux

We have released a minor update to our runtime and SDK preview on Linux, versions 5.5.0.2 and 0.8.0.0 respectively. This update contains several bug …

Linux

Audacity 2.1.3 Released with Minor New Features

<b>Audacity 2.1.3 has been released — the first release of the app in over a year.</b><p>The latest version of this hugely popular open-source audio editor …

Linux

Windows 10 Tip: Using a package manager

If you clean install Windows 10 at least a month like me, you probably get annoyed by the time it takes to install and set up all the apps you use in …

Linux

How Canonical makes money from Ubuntu

Among enterprise Linux distributions — SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Ubuntu — Ubuntu has the shortest …

Linux

Ubuntu RDP in Azure

Many times, I get a question on how do you RDP into a Linux machine created in Azure. So, instead of having the same conversation over and over, I’ll …

Linux

Hackers Take Down Reader, Safari, Edge, Ubuntu Linux at Pwn2Own 2017

Hackers took down Adobe Reader, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge, and Ubuntu Linux over the course of 11 hours on Wednesday, the first day of Pwn2Own, …

Cybersecurity

Firefox Goes PulseAudio Only, Leaves ALSA Users With No Sound

<b>If you’re a Linux user who upgraded to Firefox 52 only to find that the browser no longer plays sound, you’re not alone.</b><p>Firefox 52, release last …

Linux

How to install the Exodus addon for Kodi: Download the best new extension on Kodi

This is how to download Exodus on Kodi<p>Kodi is great for streaming movies, game and TV shows – but it’s also really easy to customize, too. Because …

Linux

Desktop Linux the best it’s ever been—and keeps getting better

I can be a pretty pessimistic guy. I’m fairly convinced that the Internet of Things spells certain doom for mankind, and I’ve made a habit of …

Linux

3 Ways to List All Installed Packages in RHEL, CentOS and Fedora

One of the several duties of a system administrator is to install and manage software on a computer system-Linux in this case and in order keep track …

Linux

Chakra

Tuesday, March 14. 2017<p>We are excited to announce the first Chakra release of 2017, codenamed Goedel, to honor the logician, mathematician and …

Linux

Parrot Security OS 3.5 Improves Linux Security Tools Distribution

1 of 12<p>There seems to be no shortage of Linux distributions specifically designed and built for security researchers. That list includes the Parrot …

Information Security

Google Are You Listening? — Part II

Google Are You Listening? — Part II<p>This is a follow up for Google Are You Listening? In this post, I’m explaining how to build a Linux Laptop as an …

Linux

Introducing Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Extended Security Maintenance)

Canonical announced the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) release almost 5 years ago, on April 26, 2012. As with all LTS releases, Canonical has …

Linux

Orion Ubuntu Laptop Review: The Powerful MacBook Pro Alternative

The choice of a new laptop for many consumers is still seen as the head-to-head comparison of Microsoft’s Windows 10 or Apple’s macOS. The third option of moving to a Linux-powered machine has always been a much trickier prospect. A dizzying range of Linux “flavors” coupled with the mysteries of …

Laptops

10 (mostly) easy Linux distros for newbies

Linux