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LXer: Use Mender to Provide Over-the-air Software Updates for Embedded Linux Devices

Sunday 29th of October 2017 07:03:16 AM
Mender is an open source tool for updating your embedded devices safely and reliably, over the air. This helps to solve the problem of updating embedded and connected devices.

LXer: What is Magisk? Root Android Without Changing Partitions

Sunday 29th of October 2017 05:08:54 AM
If you are a hardcore android user who loves trying out the latest custom ROMs and mods, you must have surely faced a boot-loop. A condition in which your phone refuses to start because you messed up with your system.

Reddit: what are some distos that look fairly different to the usual

Sunday 29th of October 2017 03:17:15 AM

im looking for something that looks out of the ordinary. i had a look at Elementary and it was just a freeze box, constantly freezing up.

im about to have a look at Deepin Manjaro.

what are some other beautiful looking out of the ordinary Linux flavors?

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Reddit: Nvidia drivers

Sunday 29th of October 2017 03:11:13 AM

Reddit: Hilarious price

Sunday 29th of October 2017 02:34:29 AM

Reddit: Some prep for the big day.

Sunday 29th of October 2017 01:45:02 AM

Reddit: What's the point of Ubuntu now that it's dropped Unity?

Sunday 29th of October 2017 01:38:32 AM

Ubuntu is built using a 6+ month old snapshot of unstable Debian packages. Ubuntu now defaults to the GNOME desktop. Debian defaults to the GNOME desktop (though like other distributions they have multiple options instead of GNOME).

With Ubuntu you get a release every 6 months, and a new LTS version every 2 years. With Debian you get an LTS release around every 2 years (but only "when ready/stable"), but you can also follow a rolling-release version (release+1, aka 'testing'), which still receives security updates and is treated with priority.

What's the value add for Ubuntu now? A firewall wrapper for iptables? AppArmor installed by default? Why do you choose Ubuntu over Debian?

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LXer: Scout out code problems with SonarQube

Sunday 29th of October 2017 01:20:10 AM
More and more organizations are implementing DevOps to make it faster to get quality code into the production environment after passing through the intermediate development and testing environments. Although things such as version control, continuous integration and deployment, and automated testing all fall under the scope of DevOps, one critical question remains: How can an organization quantify code quality, not just deployment speed?read more

TuxMachines: Kubuntu Devs Need Your Help to Test KDE Plasma 5.8.8 LTS on Kubuntu 16.04 LTS

Sunday 29th of October 2017 12:32:39 AM

They recently put up a testing backports repository for Kubuntu 16.04 LTS and they now need your help to install those packages containing the KDE Plasma 5.8.8 LTS desktop environment and Krita 3.3.1 digital painting app, and report any issues you might encounter.

At the moment, the Kubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) repositories contain the KDE Plasma 5.8.7 LTS and Krita 3.2.1 packages, so installing the versions prepared in the testing backports PPA will overwrite any previous ones.

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TuxMachines: Latest Exton|OS Light Release Rebases the Linux OS on Ubuntu 17.10, Linux 4.13

Sunday 29th of October 2017 12:10:19 AM

Exton|OS Light Live DVD Build 170918 is, in fact, one of the first GNU/Linux distributions to have been rebased on Ubuntu 17.10, which was officially released on October 19, 2017, as the first Ubuntu release in seven years to replace the Unity user interface with the GNOME 3 desktop environment.

However, Exton|OS Light doesn't use GNOME, but, instead, it deploys the ultra lightweight and low on resources Openbox window manager, which the developer customized to look as modern as possible. Not to mention that Exton|OS Light ships with only a minimum of packages pre-installed.

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TuxMachines: openSUSE Tumbleweed to Soon Switch to OpenSSL 1.1 by Default, Samba 4.7 Lands

Sunday 29th of October 2017 12:08:29 AM

Another week has passed, and OpenSuSE Tumbleweed users received no less than seven snapshots, which brought numerous of the latest GNU/Linux technologies and Open Source applications, including the Linux 4.13.9 kernel, KDE Plasma 5.11.1 desktop environment, and KDE Applications 17.08.2 software stack.

The LibreOffice office suite has been updated to version 5.4.2, the Qt and Samba stacks were bumped to newer releases, namely 5.9.2 and 4.7.0 respectively. On top of that, LLVM4 has been reworked into a single libLLVM library, and Display Manager is no longer resolved through /etc/sysconfig/displaymanager.

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LXer: Samsung's new Linux smartphones, Raspberry Pi laptops, and more open source news

Saturday 28th of October 2017 11:25:48 PM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we look at Samsung's Linux smartphone, a Raspberry Pi laptop, and more.Open source news roundup for October 15-28, 2017Run Linux on your Samsung phone You'll soon be able to run proper Linux distros on your smartphone, thanks to Samsung. The electronics maker is working on an app called Linux on Galaxy that lets you run any program you need from the Linux more

TuxMachines: LibreELEC (Krypton) 8.2.0 RELEASE

Saturday 28th of October 2017 09:56:59 PM

LibreELEC 8.2.0 provides a mid-year bump to improve hardware support on Intel and Raspberry Pi hardware. It also resolves minor support issues on a range of devices and fixes a number of important security issues affecting the core OS reported in recent months. Kodi is bumped to 17.5, and Samba bumps to 4.6 which brings support for SMB2/3 to LibreELEC for the first time. PLEASE READ THE RELEASE NOTES below before posting an issue in the forums as there are disruptive changes to Samba, Lirc and Tvheadend.

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LXer: Linux Mint To Kill KDE Edition, LMDE 3 Codenamed

Saturday 28th of October 2017 09:31:26 PM
A few days ago I reviewed Linux Mint KDE edition. At the time I reviewed it, I never thought it could be the second last review of mine of Linux Mint KDE. The team has decided to stop the Linux Mint KDE development after the next release 18.3. So the last release of Linux Mint KDE will be 18.3.

Reddit: Looking for Linux for android development

Saturday 28th of October 2017 09:29:53 PM

Is there a distro that has the android sdk and emulator images installed

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