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LXer: Canonical Releases Major Kernel Security Update for Ubuntu 14.04 to Fix 26 Flaws

1 hour 21 min ago
Canonical released today a major kernel security update for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system series, addressing more than 20 vulnerabilities and other issues.

Reddit: [Discussion] How safe if Linux Deepin?

1 hour 21 min ago

I think it's not safe to use as it comes from behind the Great Wall. Will it steal my data? If not today, how about later updates? Can I trust that?

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Phoronix: Allwinner A83T Will Support HDMI With Linux 4.17

1 hour 45 min ago
The Sun4i DRM driver work has been progressing a lot since its mainline introduction two years ago with Linux 4.7. With the Linux 4.17 cycle, the A83T SoC will have initial HDMI output support...

TuxMachines: Three essential tools for the GNU/Linux Photographer

Sunday 25th of February 2018 07:43:50 AM

As a Journalist by day, and awesome cave dwelling Linux nerd by night, I take a lot of photographs with my Nikon D3300.

That said, there are the obvious tools by Adobe that one can use, such as Photoshop, but there are some pretty awesome tools available for free to GNU/Linux users I thought I might share.

With the three together, I’ve got basically everything I have needed.

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LXer: This Week in Open Source News: Documentary Series on Women in Tech to Premiere Next Month, Fake Linux News & More

Sunday 25th of February 2018 06:55:07 AM
This week in open source and Linux news: an exciting documentary series by open source communications veteran Jennifer Cloer to premiere in March, Steven J Vaughan-Nichols is fed up with fake Linux vulnerability story, and more!

Phoronix: Arctic's Accelero Twin Turbo III Works Well For Polaris GPU Cooling

Sunday 25th of February 2018 05:19:29 AM
Back in December I wrote about passively cooling a Radeon RX 480 by means of the after-market Accelero S3 passive cooler. That passive GPU cooler worked well but under demanding loads did get a bit hot, but what I came to realize after buying that cooler is the height requirements exceeded that of a 4U rackmount chassis... So recently I decided to switch to using the Arctic Cooling Accelero Twin Turbo III...

LXer: Mycroft AI on Plasma

Sunday 25th of February 2018 04:55:02 AM
Did you know you can install an AI personal assistant on your Plasma desktop? Mycroft is running through the last 24 hours of the crowdfunding campaign for its Mark II assistant. The machine looks awesome and offers similar functionality to other proprietary alternatives, but with none of the spying and leaking of personal data.

TuxMachines: Remembering Tom Wallis, The System Administrator That Made The World Better

Sunday 25th of February 2018 04:46:05 AM

So it was a shock to get an email this week that Tom had married for the first time at age 54, and passed away four days later due to a boating accident while on his honeymoon.

Tom was a man with a big laugh and an even bigger heart. When I started a Linux Users Group (LUG) on campus, there was Tom – helping to arrange a place to meet, Internet access when we needed it, and gave his evenings to simply be present and a supporter.

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TuxMachines: Introducing the potential new Ubuntu Studio Council

Sunday 25th of February 2018 04:33:33 AM

Back in 2016, Set Hallström was elected as the new Team Lead for Ubuntu Studio, just in time for the 16.04 Xenial Long Term Support (LTS) release. It was intended that Ubuntu Studio would be able to utilise Set’s leadership skills at least up until the next LTS release in April 2018. Unfortunately, as happens occasionally in the world of volunteer work, Set’s personal circumstances changed and he is no longer able to devote as much time to Ubuntu Studio as he would like. Therefore, an IRC meeting was held between interested Ubuntu Studio contributors on 21st May 2017 to agree on how to fill the void. We decided to follow the lead of Xubuntu and create a Council to take care of Ubuntu Studio, rather than continuing to place the burden of leadership on the shoulder of one particular person. Unfortunately, although the result was an agreement to form the first Ubuntu Studio Council from the meeting participants, we all got busy and the council was never set up.

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Reddit: Looking for a pre-built VM for Mac, running a safe and light Linux distro

Sunday 25th of February 2018 03:50:09 AM

I'm running Ubuntu on VirtualBox, MBPr mid2017 (full/top spec). The vm is extremely slow. Please share your tips / suggestions on a light Linux distro? I also want to learn Java Programming in this virtual environment...

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LXer: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Daily Builds Now Fuelled by Linux Kernel 4.15

Sunday 25th of February 2018 02:54:57 AM
As of today, the current daily builds of the upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system are powered by the latest stable Linux 4.15 kernel series.

Reddit: Can't get past cmd prompt root@localhost

Sunday 25th of February 2018 01:48:38 AM

Idk why it still wants me to enter stuff in when I login with root and password

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LXer: Non-Linux FOSS: Tales of Maj'Eyal

Sunday 25th of February 2018 12:54:52 AM
I love gaming, but I have two main problems with being a gamer. First,I'm terrible at video games. Really. Second, I don't have the time toinvest in order to increase my skills. So for me, a game that is easy toget started with while also providing an extensive gaming experience iskey. It's also fairly rare.

LXer: Plasma Mobile Could Give Life to a Mobile Linux Experience

Saturday 24th of February 2018 10:54:47 PM
a pure Linux on mobile experience doesn’t exist. Or does it? You may have heard of the Purism Librem 5...

Reddit: What do I need to learn to work at Redhat or SUSE?

Saturday 24th of February 2018 10:34:49 PM


young linuxer here, planning to work with computers in the future. My absolute dream would be to work at Redhat or SUSE. Do anyone what one needs to be able to do to work for money there?


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LinuxToday: Get started with IoT: How to build a DIY Blynk Board

Saturday 24th of February 2018 10:00:00 PM

The SparkFun Blynk Board is based on the ESP8266 and comes with 10+ preloaded projects.