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Steam Machines: The Specs, Prices, and Release Dates

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Following Valve's Steam Machine reveal in 2013, the PC games giant retreated for a year and, at GDC this week, returned to the stage with a robust and detailed line-up of 15 systems.

This collection of a dozen living-room PCs--each now with their finalised specs, prices and release dates--together encapsulate Valve's vision for Steam Machines: Scalable, modifiable, attractive units that aren't the typical desktop setup.

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Also: Steam launches massive Linux game sale to celebrate Steam Machine unveiling

Jolla’s Sailfish OS Spotted Running on the OnePlus One

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OnePlus One is a handset running CyanogenMod 11S, which was most readily adopted by developers around the globe.

So it shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone that the handset was spotted running Jolla’s own Sailfish OS.

The photograph showing that the porting was achieved has been shared by Jolla’s own Martin Brook on Twitter.

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The Year of the Linux Smart Phone

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When most people think of Linux on mobile devices their thoughts tend to go right to the current market giant: Google's Android Operating System. While it is true that Android is powered by a Linux kernel at its core, the software stack on top of that Linux kernel is vastly different than other Linux operating systems.

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Compulab Utilite2 Ubuntu mini PC now available for $192 and up

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CompuLab’s Utilite2 is a tiny computer with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and support for Ubuntu Linux or Google Android software.

The company unveiled the 3.4″ x 2.3″ x 1.1″ computer in December, and now it’s available for purchase.

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Valve develops its own Intel graphics driver for Linux

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Valve has developed its own Intel Vulkan GPU graphics driver for Linux that they intend to open-source.
The Vulkan API is still being argued about and will not be finalised until later this year, but Valve has been developing their own Intel GPU reference driver for Vulkan to help early adopters boot-strap their code.

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Tiny IoT SBC runs Linux, offers Arduino compatibility

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The credit card sized, open-spec Udoo Neo SBC features Freescale’s Cortex-M4-enhanced i.MX6 SoloX, plus Arduino compatibility, WiFi, Bluetooth, and sensors.

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Vivaldi Technical Preview 2 Released, Install In Linux To Give A Try

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Vivaldi Technical Preview 2 Released, Install In Linux To Give A Try

Vivaldi is a new web browser built by an Opera founder. The browser that is specially built for developers but everyone can use it. The browsers is rapidly being developed and its second technical preview has been released. Install in Linux to give it a try. You will like it.
 

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Share Mouse And Keyboard With Your Windows & Linux Machines With Synergy 1.7.1

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Share Mouse And Keyboard With Your Windows & Linux Machines With Synergy 1.7.1

We often need to use two computers at one time and switching mouse & keyboard again & again is very annoying. So what to do? Yeah! We can use one mouse & keyboard with two machines at the same time. So let's get started!
 

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PlayOnLinux Reached to 4.2.6, Install Windows Apps And Games In Ubuntu Linux

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playonlinux 4.2.6 released, install windows games on ubuntu linux

PlayOnLinux is a software designed to installWindows applications and games on Linux. The team released PlayOnLinux 4.2.6 recently with several improvements and bug fixes that makes it more stable and useful. Let's install it on Ubuntu and other Ubuntu derivatives.
 

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Help: Linux to the rescue of older operating systems

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As you know, when someone offers free stuff, we give it a few weeks in order to give each group, organization or individual in need a chance to respond. That’s what we’ll do with Mary Greenfield’s generous offer to donate free fabric, so give it another week and then we’ll forward responses to her.

One of the most rewarding aspects of writing this column is realizing that it generates discussion, and here’s a response to that question about updates for an older computer running Windows ME...

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Software: VirtualBox, Franz, ClipGrab, Gammu, AppArmor, Xfce4, GTK+

  • Oracle Releases VM VirtualBox 5.2
    It was more than one year ago that VirtualBox 5.1 was released while today it's finally been succeeded by a new feature release.
  • Franz Combines all Your Messaging Apps in a Single Application
    Franz is a free to use application that combines different messaging services like WhatsApp, WeChat, Facebook Messenger, Gmail, Telegram, Skype, Slack and other chat applications in one application.
  • ClipGrab: Video Downloader and Converter Updated for Ubuntu/Linux Mint (PPA)
    ClipGrab is a free software to download and convert videos from different famous sites of Internet. You can easily save your favorite videos from sites like Dailymotion or Vimeo. And you can convert these videos into "usable" formats like WMV, MPEG or MP3. You can check here which sites are supported by this software.
  • Gammu 1.38.5
    Today, Gammu 1.38.5 has been released. After long period of bugfix only releases, this comes with several new noteworthy features.
  • Watch Out Upgrading To Linux 4.14 If You Use AppArmor
    Just a quick public service announcement if you rely upon AppArmor for security on your Linux distribution like Ubuntu/Debian and plan to soon upgrade to the Linux 4.14 kernel...
  • New hotness: xfce4-notifyd 0.4.0
    After quite some development time I have decided to push out xfce4-notifyd 0.4.0 today. This is not just a bugfix, but a feature-packed release.
  • Xfce Gets Notification Improvements With xfce4-notifyd 0.4
    For users of the Xfce4 desktop environment, a new release of xfce4-notifyd 0.4 is now available as the project's newest feature release.
  • GTK+ 3.92 Released With Many Improvements & New Features
    Matthias Clasen has today released GTK+ 3.92 as the latest test release in the long road towards the major GTK4 tool-kit update. GTK+ 3.92 features Vulkan improvements, more widget reworking, continued Emoji support, and more. Highlights of changes found in this GTK+ 3.92 update include:
  • SteelCloud Expands Linux STIG Support to Ubuntu, SUSE, and Oracle Linux
    SteelCloud LLC announced today that it has enhanced ConfigOS, its patented STIG remediation software, to support the newly released Ubuntu, SUSE, and Oracle Linux STIGs. These new supported platforms bolster the product's existing Red Hat Linux automated STIG remediation capabilities. The expanded ConfigOS Linux security content will be provided to new and existing customers at no additional charge.

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Linux and Graphics: AMD and AGL