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It's Time to Say Goodbye to Linux 4.6

'Please move to 4.7.1 now,' the kernel's lead maintainer says. If you're using a version of Linux based on the 4.6 series of the kernel, the software...
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Flatpak
Flatpak allows developers to look at Linux as “one” platform, not only among different distributions that use different package formats but also among different versions of the same distributions.

Flatpak: A Containerized Approach to Developing Linux Applications

Containers are becoming increasingly popular in the enterprise world, which has come to realize that containers not only solve many problems, but...
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Linux Bug Leaves 1.4 Billion Android Users Vulnerable to Hijacking Attacks

An estimated 80 percent of Android phones contain a recently discovered vulnerability that allows attackers to terminate connections and, if the...
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5 Best Linux Gaming Distributions That You Should Give a Try

One of the major reasons why Linux usage has lagged behind in comparison to Windows and Mac OS X operating systems has been it’s minimal support for...
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Bedrock Linux Gathers Disparate Distros under One Umbrella

Want the power of Gentoo, the packages of Arch, and the display manager of Ubuntu in one distribution? An experimental distro could make that...
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The Linux kernel 4.7 release was a pretty leisurely, which Linus Torvalds attributes to "summer in the northern hemisphere."

Linux Kernel 4.7 Offers New Support for Virtual Devices, Drivers, and More

So, Linux kernel 4.7 is here. The release happened July 24, just over 10 weeks after the release of 4.6 and two weeks after the final release...
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Mint 18 Review: “Just Works” Linux Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This

New themes and moving from GNOME/GTK 3.10 to 3.18 means two good years of Mint 18.x ahead. The newly released Mint 18 is a major upgrade. Not only...
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Distribution Release: Linux Mint 18 "Xfce"

Clement Lefebvre has announced the availability of Linux Mint 18 "Xfce" edition. Linux Mint 18 is a long term support release which will receive...
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Homegrown Budgie Desktop Shows Off the Beauty - and Beastliness - of Solus Simplicity

The Solus Project version 1.2, released last month, shows considerable maturity in the homegrown Budgie desktop. Solus 1.2 is the second minor...
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Distribution Release: Korora 24

The Korora distribution is a desktop oriented operating system built on Fedora. The Korora project has announced the availability of Korora 24 which...
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