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Modicia: Ultimate Linux with a Twist
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Every once and a great while I stumble on a Linux distro that makes me sit up and smile. Modicia O.S. is one of them. It is not that Modicia steps over the bleeding edge of innovation. It is a seemingly standard desktop Linux distribution based on Xubuntu. It comes in one desktop flavor, Xfce […]

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Suse Linux Enterprise 15 Bridges Traditional, Software-Defined Systems
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Suse has launched Suse Linux Enterprise 15, its latest flagship operating platform. SLE 15 bridges traditional infrastructure technologies with next-generation software-defined infrastructure, the company said. The company also released enhancements to Suse Manager 3.2, an open source IT infrastructure management solution for Linux, with improvements focused on lowering costs, improving DevOps efficiency, and easily managing […]

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Linux Skills Most Wanted: Open Source Jobs Report
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The Linux Foundation’s 2018 Open Source Technology Jobs Report shows rapid growth in the demand for open source technical talent, with Linux skills a must-have requirement for entry-level positions. Linux coding is the most sought-after open source skill. Linux-based container technology is a close second. The report provides an overview of open source career trends, […]

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Tencent becomes a Linux Foundation platinum member to increase its focus on open source
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Tencent, the $500-billion Chinese internet giant, is increasing its focus on open source after it became a platinum member of the Linux Foundation. The company has long been associated with the foundation and Linux generally, it is a founding member of the Linux Foundation’s deep learning program that launched earlier this year, and now as a […]

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Linux 4.17 Kernel Offers Better Intel Power-Savings While Dropping Old CPUs
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An anonymous reader writes: Linus Torvalds has released Linux 4.17-rc1. This kernel comes with a significant amount of new capabilities as outlined by the Linux 4.17 feature overview. Among the new features are AMDGPU WattMan support, Intel HDCP support, Vega 12 GPU enablement, NVIDIA Xavier SoC support, removal of obsolete CPU architectures, and even better […]

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Bluestar Gives Arch Linux a Celestial Glow
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Using most any Arch Linux distro usually involves balancing the desire for hands-on control of the operating system from scratch against the attraction of convenient installation and maintenance processes. Bluestar Linux is one of the few Arch distros that gets the balancing act right. Bluestar Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution that features up-to-date packages, an […]

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Fedora 28 Beta Linux Distro is Finally Here
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An anonymous reader writes: Today, version 28 of the Fedora finally achieves beta status. After a short delay — it was scheduled to be available a week earlier — the distro is back on track, and looking better than ever. As is typical now, there are three versions of the operating system — Atomic Host, […]

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Microsoft Offers New Tool to Grow Linux in Windows
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Microsoft has released an open source tool that makes it easier for programmers and developers to run Linux on Windows 10. The new tool also helps Linux distribution maintainers bring their distros to the Windows Store to run on Windows 10’s WSL. Microsoft developed the project for distribution maintainers and for developers who want to […]

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Linux 4.16 Released
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An anonymous reader writes: Linus Torvalds has released Linux 4.16. Linux 4.16 integrates more of the VirtualBox guest drivers into the kernel, provides AMDGPU DC multi-display synchronization, continues with mitigation improvements for Spectre and Meltdown mitigation, tightens up access to /dev/mem by default, and many other improvements and changes. Read more of this story at […]

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