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The most promising linux distributions in 2017

Linux distributions have already gained recognition of its users and with every year new products appear in the market. Many of them focus on the certain tasks, so you can’t create a single list of the best ones. Here we have chosen several fields of Linux use and those distributions that have all chances to […]

Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) Released and Download links Included

Codenamed “Artful Aardvark”, Ubuntu 17.10 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technology into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. As always, the team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs. (…)Read the rest of Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) Released and Download links Included […]

Distribution Release: Lubuntu 17.10

Simon Quigley has announced the release of Lubuntu 17.10, a desktop distribution built from Ubuntu packages, but featuring the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE) which is suitable for older computers: “Thanks to all the hard work from our contributors, Lubuntu 17.10 has been released. With the code name….

[Android] PAGF # 196

“Paid Apps Gone Free (PAGF)” is a list of paid Android apps that have gone free for a limited time on Play Store. Check out today's list.Read more » [This is a content summary only. Click on the title link to see full content. First published on www.ubuntuvibes.com]

Happy 13th Birthday, Ubuntu!

Believe it or not but today is Ubuntu’s 13th birthday! Thirteen years ago today that Ubuntu 4.10 ‘Warty Warthog’ was announced, transforming desktop Linux. This post, Happy 13th Birthday, Ubuntu!, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 17.10

David Mohammed has announced the release of Ubuntu Budgie 17.10, a desktop Linux distribution featuring the simple but elegant Budgie desktop (originally developed by the Solus distribution). The new release comes with a refreshed look as well as a number of new desktop applets: “We are pleased to….

The origin and evolution of FreeDOS

I grew up in the 1970s and 1980s. My parents wanted to expose my brother and me to computers from an early age, so they bought an Apple II clone called the Franklin Ace 1000. I’m sure the first thing we used it for was playing games. But it didn’t take long before we asked, […]

Distribution Release: Kubuntu 17.10

The Kubuntu team has announced the release of a new version of their Ubuntu Community Edition featuring the Plasma desktop. The new release features Plasma 5.10, version 4.13 of the Linux kernel and upgrades to most of the operating system’s desktop software. “Kubuntu 17.10 has been released, featuring….

BeagleBone based 3D printer focuses on ease of use

The “Voladd 3D Printer” features a Linux-driven BeagleBone that connects to a cloud-based sharing site, plus a unique cartridge and cooling system. San Sebastián, Spain based Voladd has won Kickstarter funding for a Voladd 3D printer that runs Debian Linux on a BeagleBone Black SBC. Like several other Linux-based printers we’ve seen (see farther below) […]