News Category: Desktop

How to Install and Configure Graphics Drivers in Linux

The hunt for gaming performance on Linux is a constant and ever-changing challenge. The market for discrete graphics cards has become dominated by the two graphics giants: Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). This has meant the decision boils down to one simple question: Which company's...
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Cutting the Cord With Playstation Vue

We just cut the cord, and glory is ours. I thought I would share how we did it to provide food for thought for those of you sick of cable (and maybe so people can stop bickering on my DirecTV blog post from years back). I will walk through the requirements we had, what we used to have, and what...
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This Guy Tested 100 DRM-Free Humble Games on Linux So You Don’t Have To

One of the many things I love about the Linux community is how ridiculously helpful it can be.  Like a lot of us, Børge A. Roum has bought a lot of Humble Bundles over the years. And, also like a lot of us, says he was lured in by the inclusion of Linux DRM-free games.  But have you ever hit a...
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FCC forces TP-Link to Support Open Source Firmware on Routers

Networking hardware vendor TP-Link today admitted violating US radio frequency rules by selling routers that could operate at power levels higher than their approved limits. In a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission, TP-Link agreed to pay a $200,000 fine, comply with the rules...
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Remix OS for PC Upgraded to Marshmallow, Supports More Hardware

Remix OS has been putting Android 5.1 on PCs for only half a year, but now users can upgrade their devices to Android Marshmallow. The update also makes the OS compatible with additional NVIDIA and AMD GPUs, which adds support for more than a dozen x86 PCs and laptops. It can be installed on most...
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OpenBSD 6.0 Tightens Security by Losing Linux Compatibility

OpenBSD, one of the more prominent variants of the BSD family of Unix-like operating systems, will be released at the beginning of September, according to a note on the official OpenBSD website. Often touted as an alternative to Linux. OpenBSD is known for the lack of proprietary influence on its...
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How To Check Pokémon Go Server Status on Ubuntu

Playing Pokemon Go? This indicator applet for Ubuntu tells you when the game's servers are up and running so you can head out and catch em all.  Pokémon GO is ripping up the world right now, but trying to catch ’em all isn’t made easy thanks to continual server outages. Any wannabe trainers among...
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Hack The World

As some of you will know, recently I have been consulting with HackerOne. hacktheworld-logo.png Used with permission I just wanted to share a new competition we launched yesterday called Hack The World. I think it could be interesting to those of you already hacking, but also...
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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 is based on Fedora 24. The new version of Korora is available in four editions: Cinnamon, GNOME, MATE and Xfce. "Changes in Korora 24: Images are 64-...
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Linux and FOSS are the natural leaders for true universal computing.

Linux Should Lead True Universal Computing

Imagine computers that you can have conversations with or control through gestures and head movements. Or even your own thoughts. There are endless energies and resources for whizbang toys such as games, crappy mobile apps, and new generations of smartphones… but the one area of genuine innovation...
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