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Sad News! Scientific Linux is Being Discontinued

Wednesday 24th of April 2019 03:40:26 AM
Scientific Linux, a distributions focused on scientists in high energy physics field, will not be developed anymore. It's creator, Fermilab, is replacing it by CentOS in its labs.

Epic Games Store is Now Available on Linux Thanks to Lutris

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 08:09:44 AM
Open Source gaming platform Lutris now enables you to use Epic Games Store on Linux. We tried it on Ubuntu 19.04 and here's our experience with it.

Strawberry: A Fork of Clementine Music Player

Monday 22nd of April 2019 09:43:15 AM
Strawberry is an open source music player for Linux and Windows. It's a fork of Clementine, a popular music player on Linux once upon a time. Read more about it.

New Features Coming to Debian 10 Buster Release

Saturday 20th of April 2019 01:58:46 PM
Debian 10 Buster is nearing its release. Excited about the new major release? Here's a list of the new features in Debian 10.

Ubuntu 19.04 ‘Disco Dingo’ Has Arrived: Downloads Available Now!

Thursday 18th of April 2019 01:47:39 PM
It's the time to disco! Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo is released. Here are a few important things you should know about the latest and greatest release of Ubuntu.

Linux Foundation Training Courses Sale & Discount Coupon

Tuesday 16th of April 2019 03:09:55 PM
Looking for a discount on Linux Foundation certifications and training? Use this Linux Foundation coupon to get a massive discount offer on all courses.

How to Install MySQL in Ubuntu Linux

Tuesday 16th of April 2019 04:58:31 AM
This tutorial teaches you to install MySQL in Ubuntu based Linux distributions. You'll also learn how to verify your install and how to connect to MySQL for the first time.

12 Single Board Computers: Alternative to Raspberry Pi

Monday 15th of April 2019 08:20:52 AM
Looking for a Raspberry Pi alternative? Here are some other single board computers to satisfy your DIY cravings.

Working with Microsoft Exchange from your Linux Desktop

Sunday 14th of April 2019 06:35:49 AM
Here's how Helder Martins managed to use Microsoft Exchange server from an email client of his choice on desktop Linux.

How to Zip Files and Folders in Linux [Beginner Tip]

Saturday 13th of April 2019 02:16:10 PM
This quick tip for beginners shows how to create a zip folder in Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. Both terminal and GUI methods have been discussed.

Installing Ubuntu MATE on a Raspberry Pi

Thursday 11th of April 2019 10:54:39 AM
This quick tutorial shows you how to install Ubuntu MATE on Raspberry Pi devices.

VSCodium: 100% Open Source Version of Microsoft VS Code

Tuesday 9th of April 2019 05:27:16 AM
VSCodium is a fork of Microsoft's popular Visual Studio Code editor. It's identical to VS Code with the single biggest difference that unlike VS Code, VSCodium doesn't track your usage data.

Linux Release Roundup: Applications and Distros Released This Week

Monday 8th of April 2019 01:52:09 PM
This is a continually updated article that lists various Linux distribution and Linux-related application releases of the week.

How to Install Manjaro Linux [Beginner’s Guide]

Monday 8th of April 2019 07:02:25 AM
Manjaro is a popular arch-based beginner friendly Linux distribution. This step-by-step tutorial shows how to install Manjaro Linux.

Fixing Ubuntu Freezing at Boot Time

Sunday 7th of April 2019 02:29:21 PM
This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to deal with Ubuntu freezing at the boot by installing proprietary NVIDIA drivers. The tutorial was performed on a newly installed Ubuntu system but it should be applicable otherwise as well.

Configuration Management Tool Chef Announces to go 100% Open Source

Friday 5th of April 2019 08:58:58 AM
Popular software configuration management tool Chef has announced that it is going to be 100% open source. Isn't it a good news?

Split, Merge, Rotate and Reorder PDF Files in Linux with PDFArranger

Wednesday 3rd of April 2019 05:47:00 AM
PDFArranger is a nifty little tool that allows you to split, merge, rotate and reorder one or multiple PDF files in Linux. See how to install and use it.

Breaking News! Microsoft is Creating Linux-based Smartphone OS

Sunday 31st of March 2019 10:04:31 PM
Microsoft is working on a privacy-focused mobile OS based on Linux kernel in yet another attempt to get a foothold in the ever growing mobile market.

The Complete Guide for Using ffmpeg in Linux

Saturday 30th of March 2019 06:27:05 AM
Curious about using ffmpeg in Linux? Regular user wanting to learn more? Check out our comprehensive guide covering the most versatile media editing utility.

Sway – Tiling Window Manager Specially Crafted for Wayland

Wednesday 27th of March 2019 03:46:28 AM
Sway 1.0 is released. Sway Window Manager is an i3 alternative for Wayland and works with all i3 key bindings. Check out the complete review.

More in Tux Machines

OpenBSD 6.5 Released With RETGUARD, OpenRSYNC

OpenBSD 6.5 was released today, about one week ahead of schedule for this security-minded BSD operating system. OpenBSD 6.5 is bringing several prominent new features including RETGUARD as its new stack protector and OpenRSYNC as its ISC-licensed in-progress replacement to rsync. OpenBSD 6.5's new RETGUARD functionality aims to be a better stack protector on x86_64 and AArch64 with instrumenting every function return with better security properties than their traditional stack protector. Read more Also: OpenBSD 6.5

Development kit showcases Cortex-A76 based Snapdragon 855

Intrinsyc has launched a 96Boards CE form-factor “Snapdragon 855 Mobile HDK” that runs Android 9 on a 7nm, octa-core Snapdragon 855 with GNSS, WiFi/BT, and optional touchscreens and cameras. Intrinsyc’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Hardware Development Kit is now available for $1,149, offering a development window into Qualcomm’s powerful Snapdragon 855 SoC. The new HDK runs the latest Android 9.0 Pie release. Read more

Sad News! Scientific Linux is Being Discontinued

Scientific Linux, a distributions focused on scientists in high energy physics field, will not be developed anymore. It’s creator, Fermilab, is replacing it by CentOS in its labs. Read more

today's leftovers

  • Announcing Akademy 2019 in Milan, Italy (September 7th - 13th)
    Akademy 2019 will be held at the University of Milano-Bicocca in Milan, Italy, from Saturday the 7th to Friday the 13th of September. The conference is expected to draw hundreds of attendees from the global KDE community to discuss and plan the future of the community and its technology. Many participants from the broad Free and Open Source software community, local organizations and software companies will also attend. KDE e.V. is organizing Akademy 2019 with unixMiB — the Linux User Group of the University of Milano-Bicocca. unixMiB aims to spread Open Source philosophy among students.
  • Checking out Crunchbang++
  • Intel Iris Gallium3D Picks Up Conservative Rasterization Support
    On top of Intel's new open-source OpenGL driver seeing some hefty performance optimizations, the Iris Gallium3D driver has picked up another OpenGL extension ahead of the Mesa 19.1 branching.  Iris Gallium3D now supports INTEL_conservative_rasterization alongside the existing support in the i965 driver. INTEL_conservative_rasterization is the several year old Intel extension for seeing if all fragments are at least partially covered by a polygon rather than the default rasterization mode of including fragments with at least one sample covered by a polygon.