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General Linux News    Distribution News


General Linux News:

Ccat - Colorize Cat Command Output
Microsoft, Masking/Hiding Itself Behind Patent Trolls, is Still Engaging in Patent Extortion
Creative Cloud for PlayOnLinux - Install Adobe Apps on Linux
Guider - A System Wide Linux Performance Analyzer
How to Play Sound Through Two or More Output Devices in Linux
Slack Is Now Available as a Snap for Ubuntu and Other Linux Distros
Monitoring Your PiCluster with Elasticsearch and Kibana


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:

Ccat - Colorize Cat Command Output

ostechnix: As you might already know, Cat, acronym for concatenate, is an Unix command to view, combine, and copy text files.

Microsoft, Masking/Hiding Itself Behind Patent Trolls, is Still Engaging in Patent Extortion

TechRights: A review of Microsoft's ugly tactics

Creative Cloud for PlayOnLinux - Install Adobe Apps on Linux

FOSSmint: Creative Cloud for PlayOnLinux, is an install script for Adobe Creative Cloud via PlayOnLinux (a Wine alternative).

Guider - A System Wide Linux Performance Analyzer

Guider is a free and opens source, powerful system-wide performance analysis tool written mostly in Python for Linux operating systems

How to Play Sound Through Two or More Output Devices in Linux

MakeTechEasier: There are occasions where you may want to output audio to multiple devices at the same time.

Slack Is Now Available as a Snap for Ubuntu and Other Linux Distros

With the promise of making your working life simpler, more productive and pleasant, Slack is used by numerous organizations and businesses to increase the productivity of their employees.

Monitoring Your PiCluster with Elasticsearch and Kibana

Linux-Toys: PiCluster 2.3 will be out soon



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,....