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Getting Real GNOME Back in Ubuntu 18.04 Quick Tip

LXer Linux News - 5 hours 9 min ago
Ubuntu 18.04 uses a customized version of GNOME and GNOME users might not like those changes. This tutorial shows you how to install vanilla GNOME on Ubuntu 18.04.
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Beginner Friendly Gentoo Based Sabayon Linux Has a New Release

LXer Linux News - 7 hours 3 min ago
Take a look at Sabayon Linux, a Linux Distro based on Gentoo. Sabayon is designed to be a beginner-friendly version of Gentoo. It is easy to install with the Red Hat developed Anaconda installer. It also comes with a number of applications pre-installed. Sabayon offers two package managers: Portage is borrowed from Gentoo and Entropy is designed by the Sabayon team.
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LibreOffice 6.1 Lands Mid August 2018, First Bug Hunting Session Starts April 27

LXer Linux News - 8 hours 57 min ago
The Document Foundation announced today that work on the LibreOffice 6.1 open-source office suite starts next week with the first alpha milestone and bug hunting session.
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Distribution Release: Smoothwall Express 3.1 SP4

DistroWatch.com - 9 hours 42 min ago
Smoothwall Express, is a specialist Linux distribution for firewalls and routers, featuring a custom web-based configuration interface. The project's origins date back to the year 2000 and it still continues to evolve today - the developers have just announced an update to their 3.1 product line: "The Smoothwall....
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Viperr Linux Keeps Crunchbang Alive with a Fedora Flair

LXer Linux News - 10 hours 52 min ago
Do you remember Crunchbang Linux? Crunchbang (often referred to as #!) was a fan-favorite, Debian-based distribution that focused on using a bare minimum of resources. This was accomplished by discarding the standard desktop environment and using a modified version of the Openbox Window Manager.
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Beginner Friendly Gentoo Based Sabayon Linux Has a New Release

Linux Today News - 11 hours 24 min ago

Take a look at Sabayon Linux, a Linux Distro based on Gentoo.

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Linux Fun - How to Create ASCII Text Banners in Terminal

Linux Today News - 12 hours 33 min ago

Learn how to create your own appealing ASCII text banners from plain text, using two command-line utilities called FIGlet and TOIlet.

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Distribution Release: AV Linux 2018.4.12

DistroWatch.com - 14 hours 38 min ago
A new version of AV Linux, a Debian-based distribution featuring a collection of audio and video applications, has been released. Version 2018.4.12 comes with various bug fixes, software updates and firmware additions: "AV Linux 2018.4.12 has been released. Bug fixes: updated 4.9.76 real-time kernel with KPTI 'Meltdown' security....
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openSUSE Tumbleweed Is Now Powered by Linux Kernel 4.16, KDE Plasma 5.12.4

LXer Linux News - 14 hours 40 min ago
If you're using the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system on your personal computer, you should know that it's now powered by the latest Linux 4.16 kernel series.
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Getting Real GNOME Back in Ubuntu 18.04 [Quick Tip]

Linux Today News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 22:59

itsFOSS: Ubuntu 18.04 uses a customized version of GNOME and GNOME users might not like those changes.

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5 guiding principles you should know before you design a microservice

LXer Linux News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 22:29
One of the biggest challenges for teams starting off with microservices is adhering to the Goldilocks Principle: Not too big, not too small, and not too tightly coupled. Part of this challenge arises from confusion about what, exactly, constitutes a well-designed microservice.read more
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Tough, modular embedded PCs start at $875

LXer Linux News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:35
Advantech has launched two rugged, Linux-ready embedded DIN-rail computers with Intel Bay Trail SoCs and iDoor expansion: an “UNO-1372G-E” with 3x GbE ports and a smaller UNO-1372G-J with only 2x GbE, but with more serial and USB ports. Like last year’s UNO-2372G, the new UNO-1372G computers offer ruggedization features, and run Advantech Linux or Windows ....
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Can't wait to upgrade your Ubuntu system to 18.04 LTS?

LXer Linux News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 18:41
The new Ubuntu 18.04 will be released on 26th of April. If you are one of the inpatient Ubuntu users or you wish to run some tests before the official release date, you should know that you can upgrade your current Ubuntu system even now. This article will explain how you can upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 17.10 to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
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How to Install and Configure Nginx on Debian 9

LXer Linux News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:46
Nginx is a free, open-source and high-performance HTTP server. It is widely used for load balancing, mail proxy server, generic TCP/UDP proxy server, it provides reverse proxy configuration, media streaming and much more. It is designed to efficiently serve both low and high traffic websites and it is a very popular alternative to the Apache web server. Nginx is powering a lot of heavily loaded websites like Yandex, DropBox, NetFlix, WordPress.
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Rise of the Tomb Raider is now officially available on Linux, here???s a look at it with benchmarks

Linux Today News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:00

GamingOnLinux: Feral Interactive have teamed up with Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix once again to bring a top title to Linux, this time we have Rise of the Tomb Raider.

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This Week in Open Source News: Hyperledger Bug Bounty Program, The Linux Foundations Networking Harmonization Initiative & More

LXer Linux News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 14:52
This week in Linux and open source news, Arpit Joshipura sheds light on the networking harmonization initiative, Hyperledger opens the doors of its bug bounty program to the public & more! Read on to stay abreast of the latest open source news.
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How to Install Log.io Realtime Log Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

LXer Linux News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 12:57
Log.io is a simple but effective log management tool built on top of Node.js and Socket.io that monitors the system and provides real-time information on the system logs in a web browser. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Log.io on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server.
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How to Install Elastic Jamroom on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Linux Today News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 12:00

HowToForge: Elastic Jamroom is free, open source, scalable, and social networking software written in PHP that can be used by website developers for creating community websites.

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Mozilla's large repository of voice data will shape the future of machine learning

LXer Linux News - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 11:03
Mozilla's open source project, Common Voice, is well on its way to becoming the world’s largest repository of human voice data to be used for machine learning. Common Voice recently made its way into Black Duck's annual Open Source Rookies of the Year list.read more
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