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Todo.txt - A Nifty ToDo Indicator Applet for Ubuntu
(Apr 27, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Todo.txt is an extremely simple indicator applet that lets you quickly tick off the tasks contained in your todo.txt file.

digiKam - A Professional Photo Editing and Management Software
(Apr 27, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

digiKam is an advanced cross-platform digital photo management app

neofetch: Awesome system info bash script that supports Linux, MacOS, and Unix-like systems
(Apr 27, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: The main purpose of neofetch is to be used in screenshots to display other users what operating system or Linux distro you are using

10 Alternatives to Your Favorite Windows Apps on Chrome OS
(Apr 26, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: For those who have switched to Chrome OS from Windows, this article will go over some of the popular alternatives to Windows apps for Chrome OS.

Shutter: The Ultimate Linux Screenshot Program
(Apr 26, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: Shutter is a free, open-source, and feature-rich screenshot tool for GNU/Linux distributions.

openSUSE Leap's New Versioning Scheme Finally Syncs with SUSE Linux Enterprise
(Apr 26, 2017, 10:00) (1 talkbacks)

openSUSE Leap 15 will follow openSUSE Leap 42.3, which is scheduled to launch in the last week of July, 2017, based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 3 (SP3).

Open-spec networking Mini-ITX has 1, 2.5, and 10 GbE ports
(Apr 26, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

SolidRun's "Marvell MacchiatoBIN" is a $349, Mini-ITX networking SBC that runs Linux 4.4 on Marvell's quad -A72 Armada 8040 SoC, and supports ODP, OFP, and NFV.

Canonical's Certified Ubuntu Images Land in Oracle's Bare Metal Cloud Service
(Apr 26, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: Canonical's Certified Ubuntu images in Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Service is a great addition because it promises to provide developers with dedicated, high-performance bare-metal compute instances

Gyazo - An Easy Way to Capture Screenshots, GIFs and Save Websites
(Apr 25, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Gyazo is a screen capturing application with which you can quickly take quality shots of your screen and also create GIFs on the fly with a simple click.

Running Kodi on the Asus Tinker Board
(Apr 25, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

This walk-through explains how to install FTMC, a fork of Kodi, on the Tinker Board under Android.

ttyload: Color-coded graphical tracking tool for UNIX/Linux load average in a terminal
(Apr 25, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Ttyload an impressive color-coded graphical tracking of UNIX load average in a terminal.

Eyegasm: 5 awesome Linux/Unix desktop customization that will blow your mind
(Apr 25, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: People customize their Linux or Unix desktop with themes, wallpapers, killer configuration and more

How to Set Up Your Own Linux Photo Management System with Lychee
(Apr 24, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: Ever wanted to have your own self-hosted Linux photo management system?

Boostnote A Note Taking and Markdown Editor Made for Coders
(Apr 24, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSmint: Boostnote is an Open Source Markdown note-taking editor app designed for programmers.

Automatically Wake Up Your Linux System From Sleep Or Hibernation Mode
(Apr 23, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

The rtcwake command is used to enter a Linux system sleep or hibernate state, and to automatically wake from it at a specific time.

OpenShot 2.3 Linux Video Editor New Features
(Apr 22, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Recently, the team behind the popular open source video editor has made its third point release available

Linux Backlight Brightness Keyboard Shortcuts
(Apr 21, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

FreedomPenguin: How to provide consistent laptop backlight key mapping without across any Linux distribution.

WordPress 4.7.4 Maintenance Release
(Apr 21, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

This release contains 47 maintenance fixes and enhancements, chief among them an incompatibility between the upcoming Chrome version and the visual editor

Shell scripting (BASH) : How to create temporary random file name
(Apr 21, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: Sometimes you need to create a temporary file in your shell script.

How to install Moodle on ISPConfig
(Apr 21, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Moodle is a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators, and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalized learning environments.

Steghide - An Easy way to Hide Confidential Data Inside Images and Sound Objects in Linux
(Apr 20, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

2daygeek: Steghide is a steganography program that allows you to hide confidential files inside an image or audio file with a passphrase.

Indicator Bulletin - A Clipboard Manager for Searching and Formatting Text
(Apr 20, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

fossmint: Indicator Bulletin is a clipboard manager applet through which you can intelligently search for (using regular expressions) and edit text you have saved to its clipboard.

TinkerOS_Debian V1.8 (Beta version) Released
(Apr 20, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 TinkerOS is a Linux distribution for the Asus Tinker Board based on Debian.

Mozilla Firefox 53.0 Web Browser Drops Linux Support for Older Processors
(Apr 20, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux users should know that starting with this version, Firefox can no longer be installed on computers powered by older processor than Pentium 4 and AMD Opteron.

Linux Kernels 4.10.11, 4.9.23 LTS and 4.4.62 LTS Improve MIPS, Intel i915 Support
(Apr 19, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: Arriving about one week after their previous maintenance updates, Linux kernel 4.10.11, Linux kernel 4.9.23 LTS and Linux kernel 4.4.62 LTS are now the latest patches for the respective kernel branches

The Unity desktop environment isn't dead, forks planned
(Apr 19, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

LifeOnLinux: As expected, some users and developers aren't happy that the Unity desktop environment is going to be stopped and removed in favour of GNOME Shell.

Like Windows, Ubuntu 17.04 now uses a swap file
(Apr 19, 2017, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)

LinuxBSDos: Yup, just like Windows, swap file has come to Ubuntu.

How to move Linux Home to ZFS
(Apr 18, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 freedompenguin: Learn how to move your Linux home partition over to the ZFS file system using VirtualBox.

16 Practical Examples of Linux LS command for Beginners
(Apr 18, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Whenever it's required to take a look at the contents of a directory on the command line in Linux, ls is the command that's used.

Lightworks A Professional Video Editor for Everyone
(Apr 18, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Lightworks is a professional multi-format non-linear video editing tool created for professionals and usable by beginners with a sleek and intuitive UI.

MU Music Player A Player That Remembers All Your Music
(Apr 18, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Mu is a Linux music player designed with the aim to provide users with the best music listening experience possible.

10 Awesome Games You Can Play on Your Chromebook
(Apr 18, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: While Chromebook is not a typical gaming machine, there are still plenty of games you can play on it.

Automate podcast publishing with Python
(Apr 17, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks) Python can help you skip over the fussy little steps required to publish podcasts.

It's Windows Time in Linux Land Again
(Apr 17, 2017, 09:00) (3 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Using Windows. What a horrible thing to ask a Linux user to do.

Fatdog64: More Bark Than Bite
(Apr 17, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Fatdog64 Linux is a small-footprint 64-bit Linux distribution that first appeared as a derivative of Puppy Linux.

Could A New Linux Base For Tablets/Smartphones Succeed In 2017?
(Apr 16, 2017, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Over the years we have seen many mobile/smartphone focused Linux efforts come and go

How to Install and Set Up Rocket Chat, a Self-Hosted Alternative to Slack
(Apr 15, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: For those who are looking for a self-hosted alternative to Slack, Rocket Chat is one of the best.

Red Hat Updates OpenShift Container Platform
(Apr 14, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: Red Hat officially announced the general availability of its OpenShift Container Platform 3.5 release on April 13, providing new application container features.

Ubuntu 17.04: The bittersweet Linux release
(Apr 14, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Ubuntu 17.04 is another solid desktop release

A Linux-friendly DAC and headphone amplifier for listening to music
(Apr 14, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks) This month's Open Music column is about a Linux-friendly DAC and headphone amplifier for listening to music.

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