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Desktop Consolidation Gives SparkyLinux a Clearer Focus
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SparkyLinux is experiencing growing pains. You could say that this very capable Linux distribution was just too much of a great thing to last. Users previously had access to a continuously updated list of more than a dozen different download options. Depending on which variety you selected, you could choose from a wide range of […]

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Cinnamon Desktop Spices Up RoboLinux Raptor
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RoboLinux is a unique distro that focuses on incorporating Windows versions XP through 10 within a fully functional Linux operating system. You might never need the Stealth VM features that let you easily install and run Microsoft Windows within most any Linux distro. Still, RoboLinux is a topnotch general purpose Linux computing platform that comes […]

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GPU-equipped Ryzen Pros give AMD what it needs to conquer the corporate desktop
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Enlarge / The dark block on the left is the four-core Zen CCX. On the right is the GPU. (credit: AMD) AMD has launched a new range of Ryzen Pro processors that gives the company an important new weapon in its competition with Intel. Last year, AMD introduced Ryzen Pro, a range of processors aimed […]

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New Ubuntu Rethinks Desktop Ecosystem
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Canonical on Thursday released Ubuntu Linux 18.04, which utilizes live patching and a new metric data collection system. Notably missing is the Unity desktop that had distinguished the distro but was poorly received. Canonical last year made the switch from Unity 7 to upstream GNOME as Ubuntu’s default desktop environment. Unity is not an option […]

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OneNote desktop app end-of-lifed, replaced with Windows 10 UWP
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Enlarge / OneNote UWP. (credit: Microsoft) While the main Office apps remain traditional desktop Windows applications, Microsoft has been developing a modern version of OneNote using the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) APIs for some years; it’s arguably one of the more complex and capable UWP applications available today. In Office 2019 shipping later this year, […]

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Deepin Desktop Props Up Pardus Linux
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The Pardus Linux distro offers an inviting computing experience with both old and new options. However, a dual development path narrows its user appeal. Pardus suffers from sharing its personality — splitting its attention between an enterprise edition and a community version. While they both share the same distro name, they come from different developer […]

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Samsung to Give Linux Desktop Experience to Smartphone Users
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Samsung on Thursday announced a new app, Linux on Galaxy, designed to work with its DeX docking station to bring a full Linux desktop experience to Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphone users. Samsung earlier this year introduced DeX, a docking station that connects to a monitor to give Galaxy smartphone users a desktop […]

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Dell Unveils VR-Ready Precision 5720 All-in-One Desktop In India
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Dell has announced the launch of its new All-in-One workstation PC dubbed as Precision 5720 in India which is claimed to be the world’s first VR ready workstation of its kind. According to a recent press release, the 27 inch Dell Precision All-in-One 5720 caters to a variety of industries which are entered on graphics-intensive […]

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Apple's iTunes update removes the desktop iOS app store
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While Apple expanded its iPhone lineup today, a software update delivered for iTunes on Windows and Mac PCs is slimming things down a bit. Once users install version 12.7 they will no longer have access to the App Store from the desktop. As described…

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