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Epic Games Backs Blender Foundation with $1.2m Epic MegaGrants

Wednesday 17th of July 2019 06:50:54 AM
Epic Games granted Blender Foundation $1.2 million to help improve the development of their free and open-source 3D computer graphics software. Can this help Epic Games win trust of open source people?

SysAdmin Day Sale: Get 60% off on Linux Foundation Certification & Training

Tuesday 16th of July 2019 11:36:54 AM
To celebrate the Sysadmin day, the Linux Foundation is giving 60% off on its training courses on sysadmin, Kubernetes, Hyperledger etc. Advance your career with these certifications.

How to Use BleachBit to Optimize Ubuntu Linux

Monday 15th of July 2019 02:39:25 PM
Looking for a simple way to clean your Ubuntu machine and to protect your personal data? BleachBit might be the tool for you. Here's how to install and use it!

Excellent! Ubuntu LTS Users Will Now Get the Latest Nvidia Driver Updates [No PPA Needed Anymore]

Saturday 13th of July 2019 02:12:32 PM
To get the latest Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu LTS versions, you don’t have to use PPA anymore. The latest drivers will now be available in the repositories of the Ubuntu LTS versions.

ElectronMail – a Desktop Client for ProtonMail and Tutanota

Friday 12th of July 2019 04:28:52 AM
ElectronMail is a desktop client that allows you to use encrypted email services like Tutanota and ProtonMail simultaneously from the same interface.

Start Hacking! Kali Linux is Now Available for Raspberry Pi 4

Wednesday 10th of July 2019 12:26:29 PM
You can take your DIY hacking skills to the next level now. The upgraded Raspberry Pi 4 now gets the Kali Linux support.

Linux Games Get A Performance Boost for AMD GPUs Thanks to Valve’s New Compiler

Sunday 7th of July 2019 08:01:47 AM
Valve's new ACO compiler gives Linux games a performance boost for AMD GPUs. They compilation is now 45% faster resulting in in-game FPS improvement. Read more.

Debian 10 Buster Released! Here are the New Features

Sunday 7th of July 2019 02:20:46 AM
Debian 10 Buster is nearing its release. Excited about the new major release? Here's a list of the new features in Debian 10.

Mozilla Firefox and the ISPA Nomination for Internet Villain Award

Friday 5th of July 2019 04:22:08 PM
Mozilla Firefox is known for protecting user privacy. Who would have thought that would become the reason for Mozilla to get the Internet Villain nomination?

Enable ‘Tap to click’ on Ubuntu Login Screen [Quick Tip]

Thursday 4th of July 2019 03:18:55 PM
The tap to click option doesn't work on the login screen in Ubuntu 18.04 GNOME desktop. In this tutorial, you'll learn to enable the 'tap to click' on the Ubuntu login screen.

Ubuntu or Fedora: Which One Should You Use and Why

Monday 1st of July 2019 07:07:31 AM
Ubuntu or Fedora? What's the difference? Which is better? Which one should you use? Read this comparison of Ubuntu and Fedora.

How to Install and Use R on Ubuntu

Friday 28th of June 2019 12:46:30 PM
This tutorial teaches you to install R on Ubuntu. You'll also learn how to run your first R program in Ubuntu using various methods.

Monitoring Network Bandwidth and Speed in Linux

Wednesday 26th of June 2019 06:24:19 AM
In this article, we list some open source utilities to monitor the network traffic, bandwidth and internet speed in Linux.

With Upgraded Specs, Raspberry Pi 4 Takes Aim at Desktop Segment

Monday 24th of June 2019 01:21:12 PM
Raspberry Pi 4 Model B technical specification puts it in entry level desktop segment. You get up to 4GB RAM and you can use two 4K displays. And all this comes at a price tag of $55.

Book Review: A Byte of Vim

Monday 24th of June 2019 06:17:28 AM
We review the classic A Byte of Vim book. It's a short book for beginners to get started with Vim editor. This book can be downloaded for free.

Ubuntu Decides to Keep Supporting Selected 32-bit Libs After Developer Outrage

Saturday 22nd of June 2019 12:09:15 PM
Canonical decided to drop 32-bit completely from Ubuntu 19.10. This made Steam, Wine and Ubuntu Studio devs angry and Ubuntu had to revert its decision.

Open Source Slack Alternative Mattermost Gets $50M Funding

Saturday 22nd of June 2019 03:49:40 AM
In a bid to challenge the domination of Slack, open source team communication software Mattermost gets $50 million funding from the prestigious Y Combinator.

Linux Runs on All of the Top 500 Supercomputers, Again!

Friday 21st of June 2019 04:15:38 AM
Linux might be struggling for a decent desktop market share but it is definitely ruling the world of supercomputers.

11 Free and Open Source Video Editing Software

Wednesday 19th of June 2019 06:04:54 AM
Here is a comprehensive list of top free and open source video editors available on Linux, Windows and macOS along with their main features.

KIT Scenarist is a Powerful Tool for Creating Screenplays

Monday 17th of June 2019 09:51:37 AM
KIT Scenarist is an open source software for creating screenplays. You can use it for creating stories from the birth of the idea and before the transfer of the script to production.

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8 Top Ubuntu server Web GUI Management Panels

Ubuntu Server with command-line interface might sound little bit wired to newbies because of no previous familiarization. Thus, if you are new to Ubuntu Linux server running on your local hardware or some Cloud hosting and planning to install some Linux Desktop Graphical environment (GUI) over it; I would like to recommend don’t, until and unless you don’t have supported hardware. Instead, think about free and open-source Ubuntu server Web GUI Management panels. Moreover, for a moment, you can think about Desktop Graphical environment for your local server but if you have some Linux cloud hosting server, never do it. I am saying this because Ubuntu or any other Linux server operating systems are built to run on low hardware resources, thus even old computer/server hardware can easily handle it. GUI means more RAM and hard disk storage space. Read more

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Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish reaches end of life on Thursday, upgrade now

Canonical, earlier this month, announced that Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish will be reaching end-of-life status this Thursday, making now the ideal time to upgrade to a later version. As with all non-Long Term Support (LTS) releases, 18.10 had nine months of support following its release last October. When distributions reach their end-of-life stage, they no longer receive security updates. While you may be relatively safe at first, the longer you keep running an unpatched system, the more likely it is that your system will become compromised putting your data at risk. If you’d like to move on from Ubuntu 18.10, you’ve got two options; you can either perform a clean install of a more up-to-date version of Ubuntu or you can do an in-place upgrade. Read more