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Linux Desktop News: Solus 4 Released With New Budgie Goodness

After teasing fans for several months with the 3.9999 ISO refresh, the team at Solus has delivered  "Fortitude," a new release of the independent Linux desktop OS. And like elementary OS did with Juno, it seems to earn that major version number. Perhaps the most notable upgrade is the appearance of...
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Welcome to Mageia
The Mageia Welcome App is a boon for new Linux users.

Mageia Linux Is a Modern Throwback to the Underdog Days

I’ve been using Linux long enough to remember Linux Mandrake. I recall, at one of my first-ever Linux conventions, hanging out with the MandrakeSoft crew and being starstruck to think that they were creating a Linux distribution that was sure to bring about world domination for the open source...
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Tuxedo InfinityCube v9 Linux PC Review: Small Size, Big Possibilities

The InfinityCube v9 has a small footprint (22 x 28 x 26 cm, not quite a cube!), making it ideal for several use-cases. It has the makings of an awesome living room PC (just add Steam Big Picture and Kodi), a developer / professional video workstation or a fantastic 1440p gaming rig. Or in the case...
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Best Linux Gaming Distros That Might Be Helpful

There are plenty of Linux operating systems available for the various purposes. Some of them are also available for the gaming purposes. There are plenty of beautiful Linux operating systems available for the gaming purpose. 1. SteamOS Let’s start with SteamOS for your gaming desire. It is...
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MiyoLinux
The lightweight MiyoLinux distribution is based on Devuan, which means it doesn’t use systemd.

MiyoLinux: A Lightweight Distro with an Old-School Approach

I must confess, although I often wax poetic about the old ways of the Linux desktop, I much prefer my distributions to help make my daily workflow as efficient as possible. Because of that, my taste in Linux desktop distributions veers very far toward the modern side of things. I want a...
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Do Linux Distributions Still Matter with Containers?

There are two major trends in container builds: using a base image and building from scratch. Each has engineering tradeoffs. Some people say Linux distributions no longer matter with containers. Alternative approaches, like distroless and scratch containers, seem to be all the rage. It appears we...
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Linux audiophile
If excellent clarity and playback of digital music appeal to you, give Audiophile Linux a spin.

Audiophile Linux Promises Aural Nirvana

Linux isn’t just for developers. I know that might come as a surprise for you, but the types of users that work with the open source platform are as varied as the available distributions. Take yours truly for example. Although I once studied programming, I am not a developer. The creating I do...
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Tutorial: Plasma - Pretty (Inter)face

If you want features, bells and whistles, and configurability in spades, your best choice of desktop is probably KDE's Plasma desktop. Navigating and discovering all that's on offer can be a challenge, though. While many user interface designers advocate simplicity and simplified decision-making...
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Get Started with Budgie Desktop, a Linux Environment

Configure your desktop as you want with Budgie, the 18th in our series on open source tools that will make you more productive in 2019. Budgie Desktop There are many, many desktop environments for Linux. From the easy to use and graphically stunning GNOME desktop (default on most major Linux...
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Deepin Linux
Jack Wallen presents five Linux distributions that will make new users feel instantly at home.

Top 5 Linux Distributions for New Users

Linux has come a long way from its original offering. But, no matter how often you hear how easy Linux is now, there are still skeptics. To back up this claim, the desktop must be simple enough for those unfamiliar with Linux to be able to make use of it. And, the truth is that plenty of desktop...
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