When setting up a new Linux install with an SSD, many don’t know what file system to go with. This is understandable, as file systems are not talked about enough. When people install Linux, often times they select the default options without thinking about it. Show More Summary
Jolla has revealed that its Sailfish OS, which is based on Linux, will be made available for owners of Sony's Xperia phones later this year.
Thimbleweed Park will be out March 30 for Xbox One, PC, Mac, and Linux. The developers say other platforms will follow later. Read more...
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If you're a fan of Jolla (a mobile platform that's part Linux, part Android and loosely based on Nokia's MeeGo project), good news. The company has announced it will be releasing an official version of its Sailfish operating system for a number of Sony Xperia handsets. Show More Summary
The Fig tree is bearing some big fruit. Today is Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire‘s last day of crowdfunding, and it has passed some big milestones. Fig announced that the PC, Mac, and Linux role-playing game is the most successful campaign ever for the crowdfunding site, right now achieving over $4.2 million with about five […]
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Just getting started with Ubuntu Linux and can't figure out how to delay sleep lock from kicking on. If I let it sit for even five minutes, it locks up. Help me out! The post Change Screen Lock Time in Ubuntu Linux? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
This tutorial explains steps to port Amazon Alexa Voice Service onto the Intel® NUC with Wind River Linux operating system
Valve wants to improve the audio experience in games with Steam Audio. Steam released a new software dev kit today called Steam Audio. The free SDK, is available now to download and works on PC, Linux, macOS, and Android. Steam Audio, according to Valve, is a physics-based audio solution that aims to recreate a realistic […]
Researchers' SHA-1 collision spells the end of the cryptographic hashing algorithm for the web, but Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds says not to worry about Git's reliance on SHA-1.
Kalypso Media and Realmforge Studios have announced Dungeons 3, the latest entry in its dungeon management series, due out this fall for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, and Linux. Watch the Dungeons 3 Announcement Trailer: Here’s Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood image gallery. Click on any of these image thumbnails to see the full-size screens:...
Google fuzzer helps find 11-year-old memory-corruption flaw in the Linux kernel.
A newly found Linux kernel security vulnerability dates back to 2005 and could potentially be exploited for kernel code execution and local privilege escalation. The flaw affects a number of distributions including Red Hat, Debian, OpenSUSE, SUSE and Ubuntu. Here's how to patch this flaw on your Linux systems. More »
In December 2016 Microsoft confirmed a rumour, first reported by ourselves back in October, that Harman Kardon is working with Microsoft on an Amazon Echo-like device powered by Cortana. Now that device has passed through WIFI certification, and revealed an interesting detail – that the speaker is powered by Linux. In some ways the news is […]
Windows is the reigning champion when it comes to operating system share percentages according to NetMarketShare. However, as the world is learning more and more, day by day, there are other alternatives out there; the main two being Apples Mac OS X, and GNU/Linux. Show More Summary
Valve has been giving Steam users Linux love since 2012, and it's not stopping with VR. The company just launched SteamVR for Linux, letting developers create Linux content for the HTC Vive VR headset, trackers and other hardware. The...Show More Summary
If you are acquainted with the command line on Linux or Unix systems, you've probably punched in the wrong command by mistake more times than you'd care to admit. It's particularly frustrating when that mistake concerns shutting down the wrong machine, which can happen when you're SSHing into multiple virtual machines. Show More Summary
So you’ve downloaded Firefox and replaced Microsoft Office with LibreOffice? You love these apps so much that you will no longer throw money at Microsoft or Apple and have decided to go 100 percent Linux. But you’ve since discoveredShow More Summary
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