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Linux Kernel 3.12 to Be Supported Until 2017 Because of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

Linux kernel developer Jiri Slaby announced the release of the fifty-eighth maintenance build of the long-term supported Linux 3.12 kernel series, as well as modification to its EOL status. linux-kernel2.jpg Used with permission Linux kernel 3.12.58 LTS is now available and those...
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Arch Linux Operating System Is Now Powered by Linux Kernel 4.5

As of this morning, April 14, 2016, the famous Arch Linux operating system has received a major kernel upgrade, Linux 4.5, which users can now install via the official channels. arch-linux-operating4-5.jpg Used with permission Dubbed "Blurry Fish Butt," Linux kernel 4.5 was...
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Linux Kernel 4.5 Gets Its First Point Release, Receives Hundreds of Improvements

Today, April 12, 2016, renowned Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the release of the first maintenance build of the Linux 4.5 kernel series. We've been asked several times in the last couple of weeks when Linux kernel 4.5 will get its first point release, version 4.5.1. So...
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Cinnamon 3.0 Desktop Environment to Let Users Rename Battery-Powered Devices

  Now that we've told you about some of the features that are coming to the Linux Mint 18 operating system in the next few months, the time has come to get a glimpse of the new goodies offered by Cinnamon 3.0. As reported the other day, the upcoming Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" operating system will be...
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Remix OS Could Make Nexus Tablets Live Up to Their Potential

Remix OS has quickly gained a well-deserved cult following, thanks to its clever way of taking the Android OS and making it work a little bit more like a desktop OS. It offers proper windows, a browse-able file system, keyboard shortcuts, and full access to official Google Play apps....
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Ubuntu Patches Linux Kernel Security Bugs

An Ubuntu update released on Wednesday fixes bug in a Linux kernel driver that could be used to take control of a machine.  Canonical has released an update that patches four bugs that, including one that could cause an attacker to execute code. Ubuntu users have been notified of a reasonably...
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Distribution Release: PrimTux Eiffel

The PrimTux project, which develops an education-oriented distribution based on Debian, has released a new version of the French language operating system. The new release, which carries the label "PrimTux Eiffel", features educational programs... primtux-small.png Used with permission...
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KDE Presents Its Vision for the Future

The KDE project has released a vision statement, a single sentence that sums up what the project would like to achieve: A world in which everyone has control over their digital life and enjoys freedom and privacy. "Our vision unites KDE in common purpose. It sets out where we want to get to, but it...
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The Best Linux Distros of 2016

2015 was a very important year for Linux, both in the enterprise as well as in the consumer space. As a Linux user since 2005, I can see that the operating system has come a long way in the past 10 years. And, 2016 is going to be even more exciting. In this article, I have picked some of the best...
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How to Install Linux on an Acer C720 Chromebook

Chromebooks are amazing little machines. They are a marvel of speed and simplicity. The Acer C720 Chromebook is certainly near the top of the list of Chromebooks to be purchased (next to the Chromebook Pixel, of course). It's speedy and it's inexpensive. But for some, the simplistic nature of the...
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