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WSL is now Available as an App via Windows Store. But why?

LXer Linux News - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 03:33
Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is reconfigured by Microsoft to be deployed by Windows store as an app. We investigate the reason behind this move in this article.
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Going to market with an open source product

LXer Linux News - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 02:19
This article is the sixth in a series on product management in an open source supply chain. In the previous articles, I covered the following topics: read more
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Automatically reassign your default printer

LXer Linux News - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 01:04
I run Linux,…or does it run me? Some computing paradigms are so ubiquitous, so ingrained, we rarely stop to think that things could work another way. When such a realization comes, we can exercise our freedom – one of Fedora’s four foundations – to improve the user experience. For that sentiment to be more than cliché, I needed to re-imagine the idea of the default printer and how it gets set. This article presents that implementation.
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How to Install Ubuntu MATE Desktop on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 23:50
Ubuntu MATE is famous for being lightweight, fast, and stable, and a great alternative to the stock Gnome of Ubuntu. At the end of the tutorial, you will have learned how to install Ubuntu MATE on your Ubuntu 20.04 system.
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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Microsoft Office

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 22:36
Microsoft Office, or simply Office, is a family of client software, server software, and services. Microsoft has promoted Office 365 as the primary means of obtaining Office. What are the best open source alternatives to Office 365?
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