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TrueOS: A Simple BSD Distribution for the Desktop Users

LXer - Fri, 2018-05-25 18:19
If you want to try something other than Linux, have a look at TrueOS. It is a BSD distribution specifically aimed at desktop users.

TUXEDO InfinityBook Pro 13 Is the First Laptop Preloaded with openSUSE Leap 15

TuxMachines - Fri, 2018-05-25 18:08

The OpenSuSE Project announced today that openSUSE Leap 15 is available for download as 64-bit installation images, which users would need to write on USB flash drives or DVDs to install the operating system on their personal computers. However, the openSUSE Leap 15 operating system also comes preloaded with the TUXEDO InfinityBook Pro 13 laptop we reviewed last year and Linode cloud images.

"Today’s public release of Leap 15 aren’t only released as DVD and Network ISO: Linode and hardware vendor TUXEDO Computers have cloud images through of Leap ready, too. While the brand new TUXEDO InfinityBook Pro 13 is immediately available with Leap 15 preinstalled and ready-to-run, Linode has Leap available for all infrastructure needs," said openSUSE Project's Douglas DeMaio in today's announcement.

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You have Linux as your main, maybe only, system. What you use with it for work and at home? How's your routine with it?

Reddit - Fri, 2018-05-25 18:00

I'm interested to know what you guys actually do with your Linux install. What you use it for, what tools, and how's your day to day routine on a Linux system.

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Set up Z Shell on your Fedora system

LinuxToday - Fri, 2018-05-25 18:00

Fedora Magazine: Fedora, like most Linux distributions, comes with bash as the default shell.

Thunderbolt Networking Now Supported in Linux's NetworkManager Tool

TuxMachines - Fri, 2018-05-25 17:56

Implemented by Intel developer Mika Westerberg last year during the development of the Linux 4.15 kernel series, Thunderbolt networking arrived for Linux-based operating systems to enable peer-to-peer (P2P) network connections where you connect two computers directly via a certified Thunderbolt cable to transfer files.

But while the implementation was there in the Linux kernel, the userspace bits were missing to make Thunderbolt networking work on a standard installation of a GNU/Linux distribution. By adding a new udev rule in the NetworkManager the two developers managed to load the thunderbolt-net kernel module.

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Based on Enterprise Code, Tested Millions of Times: openSUSE Leap 15 released

TuxMachines - Fri, 2018-05-25 17:53

Today’s major release of openSUSE Leap 15 is offering professional users, entrepreneurs and ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) a new, fresh and hardened code base for their workloads that supports modern hardware, based on a stable, community- and enterprise-based open-source GNU/Linux distribution – but developed with a modern, more secure, better tested and much more open open-source build system unique to SUSE and openSUSE.

Also: openSUSE Leap 15 Officially Released, Based on SUSE Enterprise Linux 15

OpenSUSE Leap 15 Released, Based On SUSE Linux Enterprise 15

OpenSUSE Conference 2018 Kicks Off In Prague, Video Streams Available

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Games: Turok, Steam, Cities: Skylines - Parklife and Lots More

TuxMachines - Fri, 2018-05-25 17:50

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GNOME 3.30 Desktop Environment Receives Support for ARM64 Hardware Architectures

TuxMachines - Fri, 2018-05-25 17:43

GNOME 3.29.2 has been released today as the second of four development snapshots towards the GNOME 3.30 desktop environment, due for release this fall. It comes five weeks after the first snapshot, GNOME 3.29.1, with even more improvements and new features across various components.

One of the most exciting new features that landed during this development cycle is support for building the GNOME desktop environment for ARM64 (AArch64) architectures, which would allow it to run on various ARM hardware, including the upcoming Librem 5 Linux smartphone from Purism.

Also: GNOME 3.29.2 Released As The Second Step Towards GNOME 3.30

Looks Like GNOME's Nautilus File Manager Will Allow Running of Binaries, Scripts

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More Dell Laptops With GNU/Linux

TuxMachines - Fri, 2018-05-25 17:40
  • Welcome the new Dell Precision developer editions!

    Today I’m proud to announce the new the Linux-based Dell Precision Mobile workstation line: the 3530, 5530, 7530 and the 7730. These systems, which represent the fourth generation of the Precision developer editions, come preloaded with Ubuntu and have been RHEL certified.

    These new thinner, lighter, premium-built Precision mobile workstations feature the latest Intel Core and Xeon processors, blazing-fast memory and professional graphics.

  • Dell Launches New Precision Mobile Workstation Line-Up Powered by Ubuntu Linux

    Dell has launched a new Dell Precision Mobile Workstation line-up powered by the Ubuntu Linux operating system, featuting thinner and lighter designs with premium builds and using the latest technologies.

    Targeted mostly at developers, the new Dell Precision Mobile Workstation "Developer Edition" line-up consists of the Dell Precision 3530 Mobile Workstation, Dell Precision 5530 Mobile Workstation, Dell Precision 7530 Mobile Workstation, and Dell Precision 7730 Mobile Workstation, which come with a much lighter and thinner design, and offer a premium build.

  • Dell Unveils New Ubuntu Laptops

    Thinner, lighter and more powerful — three ways to describe the latest Ubuntu powered laptops from Dell.

    Everyone’s favourite Linux laptop vendor has lifted the veil on a fresh set of Linux-powered laptops.

    Their all-new Dell Precision Mobile Workstation ‘developer editions’ combine the latest Intel Core and Xeon processors, memory options and discrete graphics with the steady and stable Ubuntu operating system.

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Elive Brings Enlightenment to the Linux Desktop

TuxMachines - Fri, 2018-05-25 17:33

For the longest time, Enlightenment was my Linux desktop of choice. It was incredibly fast, highly configurable, and gorgeous. Since that time, I’ve migrated to desktops that veer toward being simpler, more efficient to work with… but I always consider my years with E16 and E17 with great fondness. Fortunately, at least two outstanding distributions focus on either Enlightenment E17 or a fork of E17. Bodhi Linux is a darling distribution (that I looked at previously) that uses a fork of E17, called Moksha Desktop. The developers of Bodhi have done some remarkable work with Enlightenment, but this article isn’t about Bodhi. Instead, I want to focus on a distribution that uses straight up Enlightenment E17. That distribution of Linux is Elive.

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SC-Controller 0.4.3 Released, Support Steam Controller & Sony DS4 Over Bluetooth

Phoronix - Fri, 2018-05-25 17:07
For those looking to manage your Steam Controller and other supported Linux gaming peripheral input devices outside of Steam, there is a new release of the independently-developed SC-Controller Linux user-space software...

This Week in Open Source News: The Linux Foundation Joins IBM In Pledging to Help Combat Natural Disasters

Linux.com - Fri, 2018-05-25 17:06
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How to clean up your data in the command line

LXer - Fri, 2018-05-25 17:05
I work part-time as a data auditor. Think of me as a proofreader who works with tables of data rather than pages of prose. I haven't seen an error-free data table, ever. Cleaning up these problems isn't hard, but there are non-technical obstacles to finding them. The first is everyone's natural reluctance to deal with data errors.

System76's Oryx Pro Laptop Targets AI Developers

LinuxToday - Fri, 2018-05-25 17:00

itsFOSS: System76 has come up with a new Linux laptop called Oryx Pro.

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