Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Linux

Review of Precise Puppy: Puppy Linux With Ubuntu Favor

Filed under
Linux

maketecheasier.com: Puppy Linux is one of the best known lightweight Linux distro around. All you need is a USB drive and you will be able to run Puppy Linux on any computer without problem. Its recent release is built on top of Ubuntu Precise binary, which give it a solid base to start with. So how does the marriage of Ubuntu and Puppy Linux works out? Let’s check it out.

Manjaro 0.8.5 review - Sacrifice the goats!

Filed under
Linux

dedoimedo.com: I have never imagined I would be testing a distribution based on another distribution, which mandates that you sacrifice animals on a cold slab of red marble etched with runic symbols and C language just to get the networking running. But Manjaro is unto Arch what Sabayon is unto Gentoo. And so here we are.

Seth Vidal, creator of “yum,” killed in bike accident

Filed under
Linux
Obits

durham.io: Seth Vidal, a long time Durham resident most well known for creating the “yum” software used by several Linux distributions, was killed in a hit and run accident last night near Hillandale golf course. He was 36 years old.

Ubuntu versus Linux Mint: Who's the desktop champ?

Filed under
Linux
Ubuntu

itworld.com: Today in open source: Linux Mint takes versus Ubuntu on the desktop, linux distros battle for tablet supremacy, linux is here to stay

Why CrunchBang is good for beginners

Filed under
Linux

larrythecrunchbangguy.wordpress: Some say people need familiarity, so you want to give them the most “Windows-like” experience you can. Others will say, “Just throw ‘em in the deep end of the pool to see if they’ll swim.” I fall somewhere in between.

Debian Project News - July 8th

Filed under
Linux

debian.org: Welcome to this year's fourteenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: All Debian source are belong to us, updating delegations, Debian Trademark Team, and more.

Linux Desktops: Ubuntu vs. Linux Mint

Filed under
Linux
Software
Ubuntu

datamation.com: Ubuntu targets new and casual Linux enthusiasts with its Unity desktop environment, and Linux Mint says the same about its Cinnamon desktop. Which one will come out on top in the end?

New Debian leader seeks more innovation within project

Filed under
Linux

itwire.com: The new leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project, Lucas Nussbaum, plans to boost the amount of innovation that happens in the project itself, rather than just in its derivatives.

TuxRadar Open Ballot: Distro Hopping

Filed under
Linux

tuxradar.com: Distros are funny things. We love some, we love to hate others and we're pretty ambivalent about a few. However, underneath they're based on basically the same code base. What we want to know this fortnight is: what causes you to leave a distro and install a new flavour of Linux?

Fedora 19 Review

Filed under
Linux
  • Fedora 19 Review - The cat that survived the poison
  • Fedora 19 Installation Guide w Screenshots
  • 5 things to do after installing Fedora 19 GNOME
  • 4 third-party repositories to enable on Fedora 19
Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

Eight great Linux gifts for the holiday season

Do you want to give your techie friend a very Linux holiday season? Sure you do! Here are some suggestion to brighten your favorite Tux fan's day. Read more Also: More Random Gift Ideas For Linux Enthusiasts & Others Into Tech Which open source gift is at the top of your holiday wish list?

Ubuntu-Based ExTiX OS Updated for Intel Compute Sticks with Improved Installer

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton announced this past weekend the release of an updated build of his Ubuntu-based ExTiX Linux distribution for Intel Compute Stick devices. Last month, we reported on the initial availability of a port of the ExTiX operating system for Intel Compute Sticks, boasting the lightweight and modern LXQt 0.10.0 desktop environment and powered by the latest Linux 4.8 kernel, tweaked by Arne Exton for Intel Atom processors. And now, ExTiX Build 161203 is out as a drop-in replacement for Build 161119, bringing a much-improved Ubiquity graphics installer that should no longer crash, as several users who attempted to install the Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distro on their Intel Compute Stick devices reported. Read more Also: Debian-Based SparkyLinux 4.5 Brings Support for exFAT Filesystems, systemd 232 4MLinux 20.1 Linux Distro Released with Kernel 4.4.34 LTS to Restore PAE Support

Today in Techrights

Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.23 Snap Creator for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 16.10

Canonical's Snappy development team have released a new maintenance version of the Snapcraft 2.x tool that lets applications developers package their apps as Snap packages for Ubuntu and other GNU/Linux distributions that support Snaps. Read more