Getting my new Asus X540S notebook ready for Linux
A number of my laptops and netbooks have moved on to other homes and other purposes recently, so I have been looking for something new.
Last weekend I saw an advertisement for an Asus X540SA at a ridiculously low price (CHF 299 / €280 / £245 / $300), which is always one of my criteria. Another criteria in this case was a 15" screen, and this ASUS has is 15.6", so that made the decision for me.
Fedora 26 Linux Might Ship with an LXQt Flavor, Won't Replace the LXDE Spin
There's a new self-contained change planned for the upcoming Fedora 26 Linux distribution, due for release on June 6, 2017, namely a new flavor built around the lightweight, Qt-based LXQt desktop environment.
Devil-Linux 1.8.0 to Be a Major Overhaul, Will Use SquashFS as Main File System
It's been seven months since we last heard something from the developers of the Devil-Linux project, which produces a tiny, dedicated server distribution for many applications, and a new development version of the upcoming 1.8 stable series is out.