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Those of you who use Linux for privacy reasons, what mobile OS do you use?

Reddit - Thu, 2016-10-13 15:48

Not sure if this is the right place to post this, but I know Linux is always said to be more private than Windows and MacOS. So it makes me wonder about everyone's mobile OS. If this isn't appropriate for this sub, let me know.

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7 Mistakes New Linux Users Make

LXer - Thu, 2016-10-13 15:42
Changing operating systems is a big step for anybody -- all the more so because many users are uncertain about exactly what an operating system is.

Ubuntu 16.10 Provides Incremental Linux Desktop Improvements

LinuxToday - Thu, 2016-10-13 15:42

eWEEK: Canonical, the lead commercial sponsor behind the open-source Ubuntu Linux operating system, is debuting its second major milestone release of 2016 on Oct. 13.

Google Releases Chrome 54 Web-Browser

Phoronix - Thu, 2016-10-13 15:23
Besides Ubuntu 16.10 being released today and it being the second day of Steam Dev Days 2016, also exciting for today is the release of the Chrome/Chromium 54 web-browser release...

Ubuntu 16.10 Officially Released

Phoronix - Thu, 2016-10-13 15:11
Ubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" is now officially available as the latest version of this popular Linux distribution...

Supreme Court may reel in Apple v. Samsung damage award

LXer - Thu, 2016-10-13 14:44
The long legal war between Apple and Samsung reached the Supreme Court today. For the first time in a century, the High Court considered what the limits of "design patents" should be.Until they took up a starring role in Apple v. Samsung, design patents were like the poor, long-lost cousins of the better-known "utility" patents that cover machines themselves. Here's how this long-lasting technology case made its way to the high court:

OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Lands Wayland 1.12, Qt 5.7

Phoronix - Thu, 2016-10-13 14:28
There are a number of exciting package updates for the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling-release Linux distribution...

Linux Lexicon: Use Watch Command To Run A Command Every X Seconds

LinuxToday - Thu, 2016-10-13 14:00

FOSSbytes: Have you ever needed to run a command every couple minutes to check on something?

3 command line conversion tools for Linux

LXer - Thu, 2016-10-13 13:40
Recently, a friend innocently asked me how many file formats there are. My semi-serious response was "Think of a soup bowl filled with beach sand."OK, there aren't quite that many file formats. That said, you've probably never heard of many of the formats that are commonly-used enough to warrant listing on Wikipedia. Chances are, you'll never see and never use most of them. If, however, you want or need to convert between file formats then there are a quite a few applications for the job.read more


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