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The 10 Best Games for Linux

Thursday 6th of August 2020 06:58:56 AM
Online games have come this far and gained their place in the world of online streaming. Millions of internet users from all over the world invest their time in playing games online. In fact, numerous online gaming competitions and fests are organized now and then where players can showcase their interest, passion, and awareness towards […]

The 15 Best Low Spec PC Games You Must Play

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 09:03:03 AM
Are you a PC games lover but cannot do much because of the low spec PC of yours? Well, stop getting disappointed as we have curated this list of some amazing low spec PC games, you will surely enjoy playing. Old times PC does not support game titles like Fortnite and Battlefield, but the below-mentioned […]

The 12 Best Markdown Editors for macOS

Tuesday 4th of August 2020 07:48:50 AM
Markdown, a plain text formatting syntax has made writing way too easy. It is easy to use and one can get a hang of it in no time. Markdown is used all across the internet but often goes unnoticed due to being converted to HTML. Markdown can be written using any text editor, markdown editors […]

The 9 Best Cross-Platform Password Managers

Monday 3rd of August 2020 06:10:37 AM
Almost all the websites you visit ask to create login credentials using username, password, and other personal information. Alright, it’s understood that you need logins for your emails, social media accounts, and bank accounts, etc. but, the need of keeping a password for some random website is no less than a hassle as humans cannot […]

The 11 Best Android Music Players With Lyrics Support

Monday 3rd of August 2020 05:15:23 AM
We know that there are a ton of music players for Android. In fact, a simple music player search will display a seemingly infinite list of music player options. What seeks me about such a search, though, is the recommendations are far from reliable. Some developers manage to deliver audio players with a clean UI […]

The 10 Best RSS News Readers

Thursday 30th of July 2020 07:21:20 AM
The RSS newsreaders may not be much in fashion these days but they have surely not been discontinued. They are still being used, plenty of people still rely upon them to pull together various news stories from different websites. RSS news readers provide a great way to stay current and updated. Though many websites do […]

The 12 Best Tik Tok Alternative to Create and Share Videos

Wednesday 29th of July 2020 09:15:52 AM
Recently many Tik Tok followers faced a severe disappointment due to the app being declared restricted to use or completely banned in some countries because of user security and privacy concerns. Tik Tok has gained immense popularity all over the world because of the platform it provides to its users to showcase their entertaining side […]

The 10 Best Power User Tools for MacOS

Wednesday 29th of July 2020 06:36:26 AM
If you are a Mac user and have been using macOS for a long time, it would surely be very difficult for you to switch to another operating system, if asked. Once you get used to using macOS, there is no looking back, such are the features and services offered by Mac. Mac devices fall […]

The 6 Best Music Streaming Services

Thursday 23rd of July 2020 04:26:04 AM
Listening to music has always been a mood lifter, hobby, or passion for all of us. Music, not something that has come up recently, it’s been in trend for centuries. Surely, not everyone was so lucky during those days to get to listen to music. But, in recent decades, music is within reach of every […]

6 Best Partition Managers for Mac

Wednesday 22nd of July 2020 05:57:10 AM
It always feels good to see extra or free space in your Mac device. It allows us to save all downloads and other such files without any hassle and worry related to space constraints. But with time and so many downloads including other storage activities, this free space starts to shrink and that’s when the […]

The Best Open Source Games for Linux

Tuesday 21st of July 2020 06:31:11 AM
If you are a gaming enthusiast and like to play all ranges of video games then we are pretty sure you must also have explored the wide array of open-source games. Open source games are free of cost and require downloading source code to run the game. There are plenty of open-source software available on […]

PeerTube – A Libre, Decentralized YouTube Alternative

Monday 20th of July 2020 05:42:34 AM
PeertTube is a P2P (BitTorrent) federated (ActivityPub) video streaming platform that allows users to watch videos directly in their browser using WebTorrent and Angular.  Fancifully referred to as a “Homemade YouTube“, PeerTube is built with the aim of allowing people to create a network of several small interconnected video hosting providers that value transparency, ethics, and […]

The 10 Best Launchers for Android Device in 2020

Thursday 16th of July 2020 07:58:10 AM
A launcher is a GUI method for arranging, organizing, and interacting with applications on a device especially from the home screen. iPhone users are stuck with the default iOS launcher but Android devices allow users to personalize their home screen by complete changing the fonts, icon style, transitions and animations, etc. I remember as far […]

The 5 Best Cross-Platform Team Chat Software for PC

Wednesday 15th of July 2020 04:40:34 AM
The most important aspect of every successful business or an organization is communication flow. It should be continuous, flawless, and timely. Certainly, there are some old classic channels like emails and messages which can help in establishing communication however what they lack is rapidity. Whereas, swift and instant messengers like chat software can help in […]

The 8 Best Messaging Apps for Android

Tuesday 14th of July 2020 07:26:48 AM
With more message applications coming in, people have switched from making phone calls to sending messages. However, there are still many people who prefer making calls and we totally respect that as verbal communication always works well to explain and make things understand in a better way. But, messaging, on the other hand, is more […]

The 5 Best Google Play Store Alternatives

Monday 13th of July 2020 06:31:35 AM
Whenever an Android user wishes to download any new application or game, the first place of reach for him is the Google Store, which is equipped with loads of latest applications and games. But, many users at the same time find Google Play Store to be restrictive. Keeping that in mind, there is nothing wrong […]

The 11 Best Cross-Platform Note-Taking Apps

Friday 10th of July 2020 08:19:00 AM
In earlier times, note-taking used to be a simple process that required only a pencil and paper/notebook. However, with changing times and so many options in place, the note-taking process too has changed by becoming digital. We all need to pen down notes at some point in life, be it related to your profession, personal […]

Notorious – A New Keyboard-Driven Note Taking App for Linux

Thursday 9th of July 2020 05:48:46 AM
Notorious is an open-source note-taking app built for GNU/Linux systems using GTK and Python. As a baby application (given that it is new to the apps scene), the developer has made sure that it features the most sort after functionalities in note-taking applications and a few extras. Thanks to shortcuts, you can use Notorious from […]

Windows Terminal – Microsoft’s Open Source New Windows Terminal

Tuesday 7th of July 2020 08:20:51 AM
Ever since Microsoft announced the option for users to install Linux on their machine without dual-booting, the developers have been working to make sure that Windows users have a pleasant experience on their Windows Subsystem for Linux. Windows Terminal is a single app that combines the new Windows Terminal and the original Windows console host […]

The Best Free Office Suites for Linux in 2020

Tuesday 7th of July 2020 07:29:44 AM
FossMint is particular about FOSS and related projects or partnerships. Sadly, though, not all the applications that are vital to certain needs fall under that category. Maybe someday they will but until then, potential users deserve the right to know about all their alternatives. All the listed software are free to use with similar features to […]

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Stable Kernels: 5.7.14, 5.4.57, 4.19.138, and 4.14.193

  • Linux 5.7.14
    I'm announcing the release of the 5.7.14 kernel. All users of the 5.7 kernel series must upgrade. The updated 5.7.y git tree can be found at: git:// linux-5.7.y and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:

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Ubuntu Kylin Point Release Boosts Desktop Performance by 46%

More than 418 updates, tweaks, and other improvements have been made to the uniquely styled desktop environment and distro since the release of Ubuntu Kylin 20.04 back in April. And as with the Ubuntu 20.04 point release Ubuntu Kylin’s refreshed installer image comes with all of those enhancements wrapped up, ready to go, out of the box — no lengthy post-install upgrades required. Read more

Open source is more than code: Developing Red Hat Satellite documentation upstream

The code base for Satellite begins upstream and moves downstream. Until recently, the Satellite documentation did not follow the same journey. In this post, I will outline what has been happening with Satellite documentation over the last year and how this benefits both the Foreman community and Red Hat Satellite users. The Foreman and Katello projects are the upstreams of Red Hat Satellite. The discussions and contributions that take place in the vibrant upstream community help shape the Red Hat Satellite code base. Red Hat’s open source and community strategy has made Red Hat Satellite a robust and flexible product that can manage complex management workflows. Read more

Android Mirroring App ‘Scrcpy’ Improves Shortcuts, Clipboard Support

Scrcpy v1.15 picks up the ability to forward ctrl and shift keys to your handset. Why is that useful? Because it means you can now use familiar keyboard shortcuts on your device in apps that support them, e.g., ctrl + t to open a new browser tab in a browser. This nifty addition is also able to pass ctrl + c and ctrl + v to Termux, if you use it. It also supports text selection easier using shift + → and similar. With the ctrl key now in use for shortcuts Scrcpy now uses the left alt or left super key as its shortcut modifier. Don’t like this? It can be changed. Read more