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  • Archman 2020.03 "GNOME" overview | Fast, visual, stable and easy.

    In this video, I am going to show an overview of Archman 2020.03 "GNOME" and some of the applications pre-installed.

  • 2020-03-25 | Linux Headlines

    LLVM 10 arrives with improvements for RISC-V and WebAssembly, the latest version of Swift improves package management and focuses on developer productivity, Cloudflare makes some impressive performance upgrades to Linux disk encryption performance, and Plasma Bigscreen aims to provide a voice-controlled smart TV interface powered by KDE and Mycroft.

  • FLOSS Weekly 571: Agones

    Agones is an open-source, multiplayer dedicated game server scaling and orchestration platform, that can run anywhere Kubernetes can run. You can orchestrate game servers, integrate any engine, and monitor a servers' metrics.

  • mintCast 331 – The Art of Tracking

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo upgrades TLP, Tony Hughes tinkers with LMDE, Manjaro fights with Moss, Josh gets cancelled, and Joe works from home.

    Then, in the news, NPM gets acquired, OBS adds a number, Purism and Pinebook have new releases, Basilisk takes us back in time, and Gnome gets new features.

    In security, Edge is coming, and it’s worse than we thought.

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