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TuxMachines: Q4OS 1.2 final

Monday 27th of April 2015 07:22:39 AM

We are proud to announce the immediate availability of the new Q4OS 1.2 release, codenamed 'Orion', supported until 1st May 2020 at least.

Also: Q4OS 1.2 Arrives with the Trinity Desktop Environment, Based on Debian 8.0 Jessie

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TuxMachines: Debian 8 Jessie Is an LTS Release, Supported for the Next 5 Years

Monday 27th of April 2015 07:20:21 AM

The Debian Project had the pleasure of announcing the general availability of the Debian GNU/Linux 8.0.0 (codename Jessie) computer operating system on April 25, 2015, which will be an LTS (Long Term Support) version supported with security patches and software updates until year 2020.

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TuxMachines: Mageia 5 RC is Out: A Quick Test Drive

Monday 27th of April 2015 07:15:29 AM

The general experience was that of working with the same system I have (Mageia 4). No crashes, no weird slow-downs, no problems with multiple wallpapers, as Megatotoro reports here Plasma 5 is showing... aside from the missing IME, I felt like at home.

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LXer: Ubuntu 15.04 Users Can Switch Off Systemd and Use Upstart

Sunday 26th of April 2015 07:49:15 PM
According to the official release notes of the Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) operating system released by Canonical on April 23, 2015, this is the first ever version of Ubuntu to ship with the controversial systemd init system by default.

TuxMachines: Stellarium Is the Best Free Astronomic Observatory on Linux

Sunday 26th of April 2015 07:17:15 PM

Stellarium, a free, open source planetarium software that displays a realistic and accurate sky in 3D, has been upgraded once more and is now available for download.

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TuxMachines: Ubuntu 15.04 Users Can Switch Off Systemd and Use Upstart

Sunday 26th of April 2015 07:13:58 PM

According to the official release notes of the Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) operating system released by Canonical on April 23, 2015, this is the first ever version of Ubuntu to ship with the controversial systemd init system by default.

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TuxMachines: First Jessie based Debian Edu beta release

Sunday 26th of April 2015 07:08:09 PM

Hi,

the Debian Edu / Skolelinux project is pleased to announce the first *beta*
release of Debian Edu "Jessie" 8.0+edu0~b1, which for the first time is
composed entirely of packages from the current Debian stable release, Debian 8
"Jessie".

(As most reading this will know, Debian "Jessie" hasn't actually been released
by now. The release is still in progress but should finish later today

We expect to make a final release of Debian Edu "Jessie" in the coming weeks,
timed with the first point release of Debian Jessie. Upgrades from this beta
release of Debian Edu Jessie to the final release will be possible and
encouraged!

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Slashdot: 10 Years of Git: An Interview With Linus Torvalds

Sunday 26th of April 2015 04:00:10 AM

LXer: Open-source IoT kit runs OpenWRT, mimics Arduino Yun

Saturday 25th of April 2015 03:49:55 PM
A “Domino.IO” Kickstarter project offers an Atheros AR9331 module running OpenWRT Linux, plus two tiny baseboards, one of which is Arduino Yun compatible. To stand out from the growing number of OpenWRT Linux-based computer-on-modules and tiny, com-LIKE single board computers running Qualcomm’s WiFi-ready Atheros AR9331 system-on-chip, startups are now offering entire modular kit families based […]

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Leftovers: Gaming

Netflix in Steam OS

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    He has posted the script on GitHub for others to try. It’s in really early stage of development but it’s surprising and at the same time disappointing to see that Valve made no efforts whatsoever to bring steaming services like Netflix to their platform that they plan to dominate the living room.
  • Developer Implements Netflix in SteamOS
    A developer has put together some tools (still under construction) that would allow users to use SteamOS to play Netflix. It's in its early stages, but the developer has made something that Valve hasn't even thought about until now.

Android Leftovers

Fedora 22 Coming Next Tuesday and Converting Users

At the Fedora release Go/No-Go meeting last night it was determined that three bugs were serious enough to violate the release readiness criteria. As a result, the Final was blocked and a second Go/No-Go was scheduled for today. The results of that meeting are in! Elsewhere, Jack Germain said, "Simplicity Linux is easy to use and runs fast" and Swapnil Bhartiya shared his secret to converting users to Linux. Read more