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`Caffeine` App Gets Its Indicator Back With New 2.8 Release

Sunday 18th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

webpupd8: Caffeine is a tool used to temporarily prevent the activation of the screensaver / lock screen / sleep mode when using full-screen windows.

Tails 1.2.3 is out

Sunday 18th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

This release fixes numerous security issues and all users must upgrade as soon as possible.

Chapeau 21 released! (Fedora Fork)

Sunday 18th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

Chapeau is a high-performance, cutting-edge operating system built from the GNU/Linux distribution Fedora with the Gnome desktop environment.

VIDEO: Interview with ESET about Windigo & Advanced Linux Server-Side Threats

Sunday 18th of January 2015 02:00:00 AM

ITwire: The general public might have a perception that it’s Windows machines and Android devices that are the world’s malware magnets, but it’s also true that Macs and Linux boxes have malware written for them, too.

Why some Apple customers run Linux on Macbooks instead of OS X

Saturday 17th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

ITworld: Apple has always had attractive and stylish hardware, but now it seems that some users are opting to run Linux instead of OS X on their Macbooks.

Firefox 36 Beta Announced, Add-on Developers Must Make Important Changes

Saturday 17th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Mozilla has announced that Firefox 36 Beta is now out and ready for testing.

How-to: tackling information overload with open-source calibre

Saturday 17th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: The best way to tackle information overload is to reduce the amount and number of sources of information in your life.

My business has been saved by Zorin OS

Saturday 17th of January 2015 07:00:00 AM

 Dark Duck:  I'm extremely happy to say I will never return to Windows.

MakuluLinux Xfce 7.0 review

Saturday 17th of January 2015 03:00:00 AM

 desktoplinuxreviews: Once in a while I run into a Linux distribution that surprises me in terms of how much I enjoy using it. MakuluLinux is definitely one of those distros.

Scary Steam for Linux bug erases all the personal files on your PC

Friday 16th of January 2015 11:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Steam for Linux is packing a nasty bug that some users say has wiped out their personal documents and everything on their extended hard drives as well

Chromebooks spank Windows

Friday 16th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

 ComputerWorld: Over the holidays, Microsoft and friends tried to beat back the rise of Chromebooks. They failed. Badly.

5 new guides for using OpenStack

Friday 16th of January 2015 09:00:00 PM

opensource.com: Are you interested in creating an open source cloud using the latest and greatest that OpenStack has to offer?

Not Just Linux: DigitalOcean Adds FreeBSD Cloud Hosting Option

Friday 16th of January 2015 08:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Cloud hosting provider DigitalOcean has added FreeBSD, the open source, Unix-like operating system, as another option on its SSD-powered cloud hosting platform, alongside Linux.

Linus Torvalds responds to Ars about diversity, niceness in open source

Friday 16th of January 2015 07:00:00 PM

Ars: "What I wanted to say [at the keynote]—and clearly must have done very badly—is that one of the great things about open source is exactly the fact that different people are so different," Torvalds wrote via e-mail.

Linux Kernel 3.12.36 LTS Officially Released

Friday 16th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

softpedia: The latest version of the stable Linux kernel, 3.12.36, has been announced by Jiri Slaby and it has arrived with a fair number of changes and improvements.

Deepin Linux: A Polished Distro That's Easy to Install and Use

Friday 16th of January 2015 05:00:00 PM

Linux.com: I was not very excited when I decided to download Deepin as I assumed it to be yet another distro.

Fedora 22 Looks To Have RPM-OSTree For Atomic Upgrades

Friday 16th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Beyond making upgrades better, the potential for downgrades are also made easier by the system preserving the previously booted environment to allow for quick system rollbacks.

Linux vs. BSD: Which Should You Use?

Friday 16th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

MakeUseOf: Both operating systems are open source and Unix-like, so a lot of the same programs and utilities run on both of them.

Why Contributing to the Linux Kernel is Easier Than You Think

Friday 16th of January 2015 01:00:00 PM

Linux.com: For some reason there is a group of negative opinions or myths describing either Linux kernel programming itself or the effort required to become a Linux kernel developer. I

Linux Foundation Helps Launch IoTivity Collaboration Project

Friday 16th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

Datamation: In a sign of the times, yet another Internet of Things project lands at the Linux Foundation.

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Airdroid - Transfer Files Between Android Phones/Tablets Between Linux (Any Distribution)


airdroid transfer file between android phone/tablet and linux mint ubuntu

We often need to transfer large amount data in the form of mp3 Songs, Video Songs, Movies and most importantly, large Games! Transferring via USB cable takes time, so let's do it with 'Airdroid' easily and quickly.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Don't Use Ubuntu, Use Mint - or elementary

Tech Drive-in today listed seven reasons he prefers elementary OS over Ubuntu. Despite all that, Michael Larabel today reported on the improved performance of Ubuntu 15.04 on newer machines. Read more

7 reasons why I prefer elementary OS Freya over Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn"

When we laid out our featured article on things you need to do after installing Ubuntu 14.10, we shared a few little issues we have had with the latest Ubuntu release. Well things got worse, and I decided to try something else for a change. I've been using elementary OS Freya as my daily driver since then. And I have to say, I'm mighty impressed so far. And the fact that Freya is still very much in beta makes the whole affair all the more interesting. A list of reasons why I prefer elementary OS Freya over Ubuntu 14.10 at the moment. Read more

Don't Use Ubuntu, Use Mint - or elementary

The top story today continued to be the GHOST vulnerability covered last night, probably because the name lends itself to cute headlines - most with a twist on "Ghost in the Machine." But elsewhere, the How-To-Geek said today that new users should stick to Linux Mint instead of Ubuntu. He's not the only one, Tech Drive-in today listed seven reasons he prefers elementary OS over Ubuntu. Despite all that, Michael Larabel today reported on the improved performance of Ubuntu 15.04 on newer machines. Read more