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General Linux News    Distribution News


General Linux News:

Ubuntu Touch OTA-23 Rolls Out to All Supported Ubuntu Phones
Thunderbird 102 Is Here with New Icons Set and Quality-Of-Life Updates
Top PHP Hardening Security Tips for Linux Servers
ripgrep-all Command in Linux: One grep to Rule Them All
The History of Debian Linux Distribution
Install OpenRGB in Ubuntu/Debian-based Linux Distros
Firefox 103 Beta Improves WebGL Performance on Linux for NVIDIA Drivers via DMA-Buf
PeaZip 8.7 File Archiver Brings Functionality Improvements


Distribution News:

Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8-20171130
OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.7
Distribution Release: ROSA R10
Distribution Release: Uruk GNU/Linux 2.0
Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 7.5
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 741
Distribution Release: Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0
Development Release: Fatdog64 Linux 720 Beta
Distribution Release: Raspbian 2017-11-29
Distribution Release: deepin 15.5





General Linux News:

Ubuntu Touch OTA-23 Rolls Out to All Supported Ubuntu Phones

Still based on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), Ubuntu Touch OTA-23 is here and adds new improvements for Ubuntu devices. Learn more here.

The post Ubuntu Touch OTA-23 Rolls Out to All Supported Ubuntu Phones appeared first on Linux Today.

Thunderbird 102 Is Here with New Icons Set and Quality-Of-Life Updates

Thunderbird is free, open-source, cross-platform software created as a complete client-side email suite. Learn about the Thunderbird 102 release here.

The post Thunderbird 102 Is Here with New Icons Set and Quality-Of-Life Updates appeared first on Linux Today.

Top PHP Hardening Security Tips for Linux Servers

It?s no brainier that PHP is one of the most used server scripting programming languages. It makes sense for an attacker to find various ways by which he can manipulate PHP as it is often paired with MySQL and enable access to the private data of your users. So here are some tips for hardening […]

The post Top PHP Hardening Security Tips for Linux Servers appeared first on Linux Today.

ripgrep-all Command in Linux: One grep to Rule Them All

The ripgrep-all is grep on steroids. Apart from searching in text files, it can also search in PDFs, Word documents, E-Books, Zip, Tar archives files, and more.

The post ripgrep-all Command in Linux: One grep to Rule Them All appeared first on Linux Today.

The History of Debian Linux Distribution

Since its inception in 1993, Debian has grown into one of the most robust, stable, and widely used Linux distributions. Debian is a free and open-source community-driven project that is actively developed & maintained by a community of vibrant developers from around the world.

The post The History of Debian Linux Distribution appeared first on Linux Today.

Install OpenRGB in Ubuntu/Debian-based Linux Distros

In this tutorial, we will walk through the steps of installing the OpenRGB software in Linux. We will explore a few methods to achieve this. We will install the software using the PPA repository, using the AppImage and from the deb package.

The post Install OpenRGB in Ubuntu/Debian-based Linux Distros appeared first on Linux Today.

Firefox 103 Beta Improves WebGL Performance on Linux for NVIDIA Drivers via DMA-Buf

Scheduled for July 26th, 2022, the Firefox 103 release promises improved WebGL performance on Linux systems when using the NVIDIA binary drivers via DMA-Buf. The alpha version also featured hardware video decoding by default on Intel/AMD Linux systems when VA-API is available, but it has been disabled in the beta. Firefox 103 also promises to […]

The post Firefox 103 Beta Improves WebGL Performance on Linux for NVIDIA Drivers via DMA-Buf appeared first on Linux Today.

PeaZip 8.7 File Archiver Brings Functionality Improvements

The cross-platform archiver tool PeaZip now has a more user-friendly interface, improved file management, and updated themes.

The post PeaZip 8.7 File Archiver Brings Functionality Improvements appeared first on Linux Today.



Distribution News:

Distribution Release: Peppermint OS 8-20171130
Mark Greaves has announced the release of an updated build of Peppermint OS 8, a lightweight distribution based on Lubuntu (the long-term support branch) and featuring the LXDE desktop: "Team Peppermint is pleased to announce the latest iteration of our operating system, Peppermint 8 Respin, which still comes....
OS Release: ReactOS 0.4.7
ReactOS is an open source operating system which strives to be binary compatible with Microsoft Windows and is capable of running many Windows applications. The project has released ReactOS 0.4.7 which introduces improvements to application skins, better disk usage reporting and a smoother experience when sending files to....
Distribution Release: ROSA R10
Vladimir Potapov has announced the release of ROSA R10, the latest stable build of the desktop-focused distribution with support for KDE 4 and Plasma 5 desktop environments: "ROSA Desktop R10 is the second release based on the ROSA 2016.1 platform. The distribution is targeted mainly at the Linux....
Distribution Release: Uruk GNU/Linux 2.0
Uruk GNU/Linux is a completely free-software distribution based on Trisquel GNU/Linux and featuring the MATE desktop. The project's latest release, version 2.0, includes an updated Linux-libre kernel, version 7 of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), MATE 1.12 and a new welcome screen. "We grew up and the....
Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 7.5
Philip Broughton has announced the release of a new version of Puppy Linux. The new version is Puppy Linux 7.5, code name "Xenialpup". The new version of the lightweight distribution is built using packages from Ubuntu's 16.04 "Xenial" release and Puppy maintains binary compatibility with Ubuntu packages. "Puppy....
DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 741
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Pop!_OS 17.10News: openSUSE's Tumbleweed snapshots, Q4OS can be installed on a Windows partition, Fedora 25 reaching its end of lifeTips and tricks: Keep terminal programs running, using the at command, reverse OpenSSH connectionsReleased last week: Linux Mint 18.3, Black Lab 11.5, Lakka....
Distribution Release: Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0
Philip Papadopoulos has announced the release of Rocks Cluster Distribution 7.0, a major new update of the project's specialist operating system for easy deployments as computer clusters. Rocks Cluster 7.0 is based on CentOS 7.4: "The latest update of Rocks, code name 'Manzanita', is now released. Manzanita is....
Development Release: Fatdog64 Linux 720 Beta
The Fatdog64 Linux distribution is a descendant of Puppy Linux for 64-bit x86 computers. The Fatdog64 project has announced the release of a new development snapshot, Fatdog64 Linux 720 Beta. The new beta features many package updates, the "spot" user's home directory has been moved and some changes....
Distribution Release: Raspbian 2017-11-29
Simon Long has announced the release of an updated build of Raspbian, a Debian-based distribution designed for the Raspberry Pi single-board computers: "We're pleased to announce that we are releasing the latest version of Raspbian 'Stretch' for your Pi today. This new release is mostly bug fixes and....
Distribution Release: deepin 15.5
deepin is a Debian-based distribution featuring a custom desktop environment, called Deepin Desktop. The latest version of the distribution, deepin 15.5, introduces several important features, including HiDPI support, fingerprint scanner, wi-fi hotspot sharing and support for installing Flatpak packages. "deepin is a Linux distribution devoted to providing beautiful,....