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LXer: New Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Comes with Ubuntu 14.04, Designed for Developers

Wednesday 8th of April 2015 09:48:11 PM
Dell announced recently that a new edition of its XPS 13 Ultrabook is now available for purchase on the company's website, designed especially for developers. Called XPS 13 Developer Edition?, the Ultrabook is powered by the latest LTS (Long Term Support) edition of the world's most popular free operating system, Ubuntu 14.04.

Reddit: Choqok is using KDE Frameworks

Wednesday 8th of April 2015 09:44:11 PM

Reddit: mega's firefox extension...

Wednesday 8th of April 2015 09:05:04 PM

hey

today i tried to download something from mega and the site suggests to install the firefox extension to download larger files and improve speed etc... would you install it? is it legit or full os spyware?

cheers

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Phoronix: There's Yet Another Awkward Ubuntu Linux Tablet Announced

Wednesday 8th of April 2015 01:34:02 PM
In recent months we've covered an Ubuntu tablet with a 1TB hard drive, another sketchy Ubuntu tablet, and other awkward devices looking to ship Ubuntu in tablet/mobile form without any support from Canonical. There's yet another tablet to talk about today...

LXer: Using Putty to remotely open GUI applications

Wednesday 8th of April 2015 01:22:50 PM
Remote connections can be established with system over a network through SSH (secure shell) easily, we can login, perform actions or send commands to another system remotely trough this conection on the commandline. But what we cannot do is launch a GUI application for viewing content present in the remote node. This is the disadvantage of using ssh in a terminal.But this disadvantage can be easily solved by making use of "putty", a remote login application which can not only be used to login to a remote node, but also launch GUI applications. Examples of GUI applications are Browser, text viewers, etc.

Phoronix: Looking At Building The Linux Kernel With -O3 Optimizations

Wednesday 8th of April 2015 01:15:57 PM
A Linux user has started an LKML discussion over compiling the kernel with -O3 for driving performance improvements out of a more-optimized kernel binary...

Phoronix: GNOME's GTK+ Finally Getting Close To Dropping Windows XP Support

Wednesday 8th of April 2015 01:06:11 PM
GNOME/GTK+ developers are finally preparing themselves to drop support for Microsoft Windows XP...

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