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Absolute LInux
Absolute Linux is a Slackware-based distro that you might find to have the perfect ratio of old-school looks and present-day usability.

Absolute Linux Offers Old School Charm, Thanks to Slackware

There are two things you can count on with Linux: Some distributions do a great job of pushing forward. Some distributions do a great job of clinging to the past. What this means is that, within the Linux landscape, you can find a distribution that perfectly fits your needs and your penchant...
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Linux Mint 19 "Tara" Won't Collect or Send Any of Your Personal or System Data

Now that Canonical released the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system, on which Linux Mint 19 "Tara" will be based, it's time for the Linux Mint team to finalize their releases. There's still no fixed release date for Linux Mint 19 "Tara," nor LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition) 3, but...
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Jack walks through the process of compiling a Linux kernel, using Ubuntu 16.04 server.

How to Compile a Linux Kernel

Once upon a time the idea of upgrading the Linux kernel sent fear through the hearts of many a user. Back then, the process of upgrading the kernel involved a lot of steps and even more time. Now, installing a new kernel can be easily handled with package managers like apt. With the addition of...
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Cinnamon 3.8 Desktop Environment Released with Python 3 Support, Improvements

While not yet officially announced, the Cinnamon 3.8 desktop environment has been released and it's already available in the repositories of some popular GNU/Linux distributions, such as Arch Linux. Scheduled to ship with the upcoming Linux Mint 19 "Tara" operating system series this summer, the...
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Submitting my First Patch to the Linux Kernel

I started using Linux three years ago while attending university, and I was fascinated to discover a different desktop environment. My professor introduced me to the Ubuntu operating system, and I decided to dual-boot it along with Windows on my laptop the same day. Within three months, I had...
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Endless OS Helps Tear Down Linux Wall

The Endless OS community's goal is to build a global platform for digital literacy. Its EOS Shell desktop is a big factor in making this universal computing platform work. It eliminates the technology barrier that often inhibits Linux newcomers. Although it looks and feels a lot like an Android...
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Q4OS
For users who are new to Linux, Q4OS does an admirable job of being the open source equivalent of Windows XP/7. (Image: Q4OS.org)

Q4OS Makes Linux Easy for Everyone

Modern Linux distributions tend to target a variety of users. Some claim to offer a flavor of the open source platform that anyone can use. And, I’ve seen some such claims succeed with aplomb, while others fall flat. Q4OS is one of those odd distributions that doesn’t bother to make such a claim...
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Anarchy Linux
Jack Wallen fires up Anarchy Linux, a user-friendly take on Arch Linux.

Arch Anywhere Is Dead, Long Live Anarchy Linux

Arch Anywhere was a distribution aimed at bringing Arch Linux to the masses. Due to a trademark infringement, Arch Anywhere has been completely rebranded to Anarchy Linux. And I’m here to say, if you’re looking for a distribution that will enable you to enjoy Arch Linux, a little Anarchy will go a...
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Best Linux Distros for Gaming in 2018

Gaming in Linux has evolved a lot in the past few years. Now, you have dozens of distros pre-optimized for gaming and gamers. We tested all of them and hand-picked the best. There are a few other articles and lists of this type out there, but they don’t really go into detail and they are pretty...
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Custom Embedded Linux Distributions

In the past, many embedded projects used off-the-shelf distributions and stripped them down to bare essentials for a number of reasons. First, removing unused packages reduced storage requirements. Embedded systems are typically shy of large amounts of storage at boot time, and the storage...
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