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A Look at Redcore Linux: Gentoo based Linux Distribution

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/23/a-look-at-redcore-linux-gentoo-based-linux-distribution/

23 hrs ago

Many people in the technology world have heard, at least in passing, of the Linux distribution Gentoo. Gentoo is one of the most famous distributions to the point of becoming a joke; […]

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Flameshot is a brilliant screenshot tool for Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/22/flameshot-is-a-brilliant-screenshot-tool-for-linux/

2 days ago

The default screenshot tool in Ubuntu is alright for basic snips but if you want a really good one you need to install a third-party screenshot app. Shutter is probably my favorite, […]

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Four more years! Four more years! Svelte Linux desktop Xfce gets first big update since 2015

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/19/lightweight_linux_desktop_xfce/

4 days ago

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A look at MX Linux 18.3

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/14/a-look-at-mx-linux-18-3/

a week ago

I’ve been doing a little bit of distrohopping in the last week or so to take a look at new systems being developed and to try a few I haven’t had a […]

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Fix for no sound issue on Linux when using headphones

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/13/fix-for-no-sound-issue-on-linux-when-using-headphones/

2 weeks ago

So, I recently did a bunch of distro-hopping to test out some systems I am unfamiliar with, and I found an issue that persisted regardless of what I was running; if I […]

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Linux Journal runs shutdown -h now for a second time: Mag editor fires parting shot at proprietary software

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/08/linux_journal_closes_again_editor_says_os_buried_under_proprietary_software/

2 weeks ago

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Final Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 version released

https://www.zdnet.com/article/final-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7-version-released/

3 weeks ago

Red Hat has just released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7.

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Linux Mint 19.2 is out

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/02/linux-mint-19-2-is-out/

3 weeks ago

The Linux Mint team released a new version of the Linux distribution on August 2, 2019. Linux Mint 19.2 is already available in the three supported flavors Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce. The […]

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tomboy-ng is a note taking app for Windows, macOS and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/02/tomboy-ng-is-a-note-taking-app-for-windows-macos-and-linux/

3 weeks ago

If you want to jot down notes quickly, you shouldn't use notepad or Wordpad in most cases. It's better to use a note taking application and there are plenty of these to […]

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Xtreme Download Manager is an open source download accelerator for Windows, macOS and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/01/xtreme-download-manager-windows-macos-and-linux/

3 weeks ago

Most people prefer to use their browser's built-in download manager. Whether you're using Firefox, Edge, Chrome, or something else, a basic tool to manage downloads is always included. The built-in download manager […]

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Buttercup is an open source password manager for Windows, macOS, Linux, Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/30/buttercup-open-source-password-manager-windows-macos-linux-firefox-chrome/

4 weeks ago

There is no shortage in supply when it comes to password managers, but not all of them are open source. Buttercup is a free password manager, which is open source and offers […]

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QuickHash GUI is an open source hashing tool for Windows, Linux and macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/24/quickhash-gui-open-source-hashing-tool-for-windows-linux-and-macos/

4 weeks ago

QuickHash GUI is an open source hashing tool which is available for Windows, Linux and macOS. If you're a security conscious person or want to verify file integrity, e.g. for backups, you […]

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Best Linux Distro for Windows 7 Refugees: Manjaro KDE

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/15/best-linux-distro-for-windows-7-refugees-manjaro-kde/

a month ago

With the impending destruction  of Windows 7 (read: loss of official support) looming in the horizon, many users may find themselves in the debate of moving to Windows 10 or jumping ship […]

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Big Purple Hat is on as IBM closes acquisition of enterprise Linux firm

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/09/ibm_red_hat_acquisition/

2 months ago

All about hybrid cloud... and Red Hat will stay neutral, says IBM

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Microsoft developer reveals Linux is now more used on Azure than Windows Server

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-developer-reveals-linux-is-now-more-used-on-azure-than-windows-server/

2 months ago

Linux rules all the clouds now, including Microsoft's own Azure.

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Ghacks Deals: Pay What You Want: The Complete Linux eBook Bundle

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/27/ghacks-deals-pay-what-you-want-the-complete-linux-ebook-bundle/

2 months ago

The Pay What You Want: The Complete Linux eBook Bundle includes four programming and scripting related Linux ebooks and videos for each of the courses. The following books are included: Mastering Linux […]

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SUSE Linux bridges the gap between the server and the cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/suse-linux-bridges-the-gap-between-the-server-and-the-cloud/

2 months ago

The new SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Service Pack 1 is positioned as the operating system for servers, datacenters, and the cloud.

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Joplin is an open source note taking app for iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/24/joplin-open-source-note-taking-app/

2 months ago

Note taking apps are handy and can be used for simple tasks like jotting down lists, to storing important information. The primary use of such an app, at least for me, is […]

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'Bulls%^t! Complete bull$h*t!' Reset the clock on the last time woke Linus Torvalds exploded at a Linux kernel dev

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/21/linus_torvalds_rant/

2 months ago

Yes, we too would lose our mind over *checks notes* page caches and storage IO

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