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How to Switch to Xorg from Wayland in Ubuntu 17.10 [Quick Tip]

Linux Today News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 12:00

This quick tutorial shows you how to go back to Xorg from Wayland in Ubuntu 17.10 and vice versa.

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Oceanaudio An Audio Editor For Linux

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:52
Audios are an integral part of life. Playing our best songs, having a party or a special function, we require audio everywhere. That is why audio editors are there too to help us make the best of an audio file. When I say audio editor, many of you will just think of audacity. Sure that is a pretty cool software but I think it’s a bit complicated for the inexperienced one.
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How to Switch to Xorg from Wayland in Ubuntu 17.10 Quick Tip

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 08:01
This quick tutorial shows you how to go back to Xorg from Wayland in Ubuntu 17.10 and vice versa.
Categories: General News

KDE Celebrates 21st Anniversary with New Updates of KDE Applications, Frameworks

Linux Today News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 08:00

softpedia: KDE recently unveiled KDE Plasma 5.11 as the latest and most advanced version of the KDE desktop environment

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What is DevOps? An executive guide to agile development and IT operations

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 05:47
Adopting DevOps isn't just a good idea, it's a business necessity. To get the most from today's technologies -- from servers to virtual machines (VM)s and containers on to the clouds they empower -- you must get your system administrators working together with your developers. Hence, DevOps, the portmanteau of development and operations.
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Mozilla awards $500K to open source projects, Rome increases its use of FOSS, and more news

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:53
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Mozilla funding open source projects, CBC Radio launching a streaming media project, Rome increasing its use of open source, and more.Open source news roundup for October 1-14, 2017.
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KDE Celebrates 21st Anniversary with New Updates of KDE Applications, Frameworks

Linux.com - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:00

Today, the KDE Project celebrates the 21st anniversary of the well-known and widely used desktop environment for GNU/Linux and UNIX-like operating systems with new releases of its KDE Frameworks and KDE Applications software stacks.

Wine 2.19 Supports 32-Bit Float Audio on Android, Has iTunes 11.1.x Improvements

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 01:58
The bi-weekly release of Wine is here today with a new development release, versioned 2.19, which adds a few new features and fixes a total of 16 bugs in multiple Windows apps and games.
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NixOS Linux Lets You Configure Your OS Before Installing

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:04
every so often, I like to see something different—something that might remind me from where I came. That’s exactly what happened when I came into NixOS. To be quite honest, I had assumed this would be just another Linux distribution that offered the standard features, with the KDE Plasma 5 interface. Boy was I wrong.
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6 reasons open source is good for business

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 22:10
At a fundamental level, open source solutions are better than proprietary ones. Want to know why? Here are six reasons why businesses and government organizations benefit from using open source technology.read more
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Raspberry Pi 3 based laptop features DIY hacking bay

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 20:15
Pi-top has revised its RPi based laptop with a 14-inch HD screen and a slide-off keyboard that reveals a cooling unit and DIY space for a breadboard kit. Pi-top’s Raspberry Pi driven laptop has received a major upgrade with a new model with a slightly larger 14-inch, HD screen and a 6 to 8 hour […]
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Patents Are Turning BlackBerry and Nokia, Which Used Android, Into Anti-Android Fronts That Tax Android OEMs

Linux Today News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 20:00

 techrights: Nokia's patents are being scattered to trolls

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KDE Celebrates 21st Anniversary with New Updates of KDE Applications, Frameworks

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 18:21
Today, the KDE Project celebrates the 21st anniversary of the well-known and widely used desktop environment for GNU/Linux and UNIX-like operating systems with new releases of its KDE Frameworks and KDE Applications software stacks.
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LinuxAndUbuntu Review Of Linux Mint 18.2

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 16:27
The mission for a swap Linux conveyance for Linux Mint 13 LTS "Maya" Xfce proceeds. With this post comes a review of the most recent MATE version of Linux Mint. Particularly for consistent perusers of this blog,
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NixOS Linux Lets You Configure Your OS Before Installing

Linux Today News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 16:00

LInux.com: Configuration is key to a successful installation of NixOS.

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Microsoft faces Dutch crunch over Windows 10 private data slurp

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 14:32
Stop us if you've heard this one before: Euros angry over privacy policyYet another European nation is turning up the heat on Microsoft for extracting heaps and heaps of telemetry and other intelligence from Windows 10 PCs.…
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5 traits of good systems architecture

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 12:50
Two books helped me come to some sort of understanding about the art of being an architect. I read them a long time ago, but I still dip into them from time to time: 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know, by Richard Monson-Haefel; and Beautiful Architecture: Leading Thinkers Reveal the Hidden Beauty in Software Design, by Diomidis Spinellis and Georgios Gousios.read more
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10 open source Linux robots from car-bots to humanoids

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 10:56
Linux robots come in all shapes and sizes from rovers to chatty humanoids. Here are 10 intriguing terrestrial robot kits with open software and hardware. Back in 2014, we struggled to fill out our top 10 roundup of Linux-based robots and padded the list with conceptually similar autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and unmanned aerial vehicles […]
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Patents Are Turning BlackBerry and Nokia, Which Used Android, Into Anti-Android Fronts That Tax Android OEMs

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 09:02
The Canadian BlackBerry has sued BLU in the US only to compel it to pay 'protection' money; Nokia's patents are being scattered to trolls, which are doing something similar (without risking litigation themselves)
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