- SlashdotApr 29 06:18 PM
jaromil writes: Devuan beta is released today, following up the Debian fork declaration and progress made during the past two years. Devuan now provides an alternative upgrade path to Debian, and switching is easy from both Wheezy and Jessie. From The Register: "Devuan came into being after a rebellion by a self-described 'Veteran Unix Admin collective' argued that Debian had betrayed its roots...
- Linux TodayApr 03 07:42 AM
Debian GNU/Linux 8.4 "Jessie" is the fourth update in the latest stable series
- Linux TodayApr 19 02:43 PM
HowToForge: Replicating databases creates redundancy which can protect against data loss, and permit optimized performance for applications.
- Linux TodayApr 03 07:42 AM
Nixcraft: APT stands for Advanced Package Tool.
- PC WorldApr 18 05:14 AM
Ubuntu 16.04 will support two different package formats for applications: Snaps and Debs. The underlying Ubuntu system will continue to use Deb packages, but Snap packages can be installed alongside Debs. The difference between Debs and Snaps Traditionally, Ubuntu has used the Deb package format. The Deb package format comes from Debian, which Ubuntu is based on. This is similar to other Linux ...
- LinuxPlanetApr 24 08:48 PM
This week marked the debut of the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux distribution on which so many other others are now based as well. The core 16.04 release uses Canonical Unity desktop environment, but there are also GNOME, MATE, KDE, xFCE and LXDE derivatives that all launched last week as well.
- BetaNewsApr 25 05:28 AM
VirtualBox is a great tool for trying out some new Linux distro, but you’ll usually have to spend a while finding a download and setting up your VM and operating system, first. OSBoxes.org makes life easier by providing 40+ prebuilt VirtualBox (VDI) and VMware images for Android x86, CentOS, Debian, Fedora, FreeBSD, Gentoo, Linux Mint, Remix OS, Ubuntu and many more. Just browsing the website ...
- LinuxInsider.comApr 18 03:41 PM
LXLE is an ideal distro for out-of-the-box functionality to handle your everyday computing needs. It's a well-oiled lightweight distribution based on Ubuntu's long-term support releases for Debian and Lubuntu Linux from a community originating in the U.S. The latest version is 14.04.4, released last month. It runs an optimized LXDE that has a comfortable look and feel.
- Linux TodayApr 05 01:12 PM
HowToForge: In this article, an encrypted partition is opened using a secret key which is kept in an usb memory device.
- Digital Trends via Yahoo! SportsApr 16 06:15 AM
Mini-PCs like the Raspberry Pi are loved tinkers and retro gamers — could they be fast enough to take on the everyday things you’d do on a desktop PC? Here’s a look at one single board computer, the ODROID XU4, and how it stacks up as a desktop computer, complete with x86 emulation through Exagear Desktop, so it can run programs like Skype and even Microsoft Office. An octo-core for less than ...
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