How to Handle Meltdown and Spectre on Linux Ubuntu

How to Handle Meltdown and Spectre on Linux Ubuntu

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/oXJ3Jn3SzKI/ Meltdown and Spectre are the latest and most widespread vulnerabilities to rear their ugly heads. They hit nearly every computer in the world, and that’s not an … Read more

Ubuntu Linux 18.04 ‘Bionic Beaver’ LTS will default to Xorg

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/26/ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-lts-xorg-default/ The introduction of Ubuntu 17.10 “Artful Aardvark” saw the Linux-based distribution switching to Wayland as the default display server. However, when the next LTS release arrives this year, Canonical … Read more

Download Packages With Dependencies Locally In Ubuntu

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/download-packages-dependencies-locally-ubuntu/ A while ago, we published an article that described how to Install Softwares offline in Ubuntu. In that guide, we explained how can you download packages in an Internet-enabled system, … Read more

City of Barcelona Kicks Out Microsoft in Favor of Linux and Open Source

City of Barcelona Kicks Out Microsoft in Favor of Linux and Open Source

Full Article : It’s FOSS – https://itsfoss.com/barcelona-open-source/ Brief: Barcelona city administration has prepared the roadmap to migrate its existing system from Microsoft and proprietary software to Linux and Open Source software. A Spanish newspaper, El … Read more

How To Display Asterisks When You Type Password In terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/display-asterisks-type-password-terminal/ When you type passwords in a web browser login or any GUI login, the passwords will be masked as asterisks like ******** or bullets like •••••••••••••. This is the … Read more

Cylon-deb : The Debian Linux Maintenance Program

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/cylon-deb-debian-linux-maintenance-program/ A couple months ago, we published an article about Cylon, a maintenance program for Arch Linux and derivatives. Today, we are going to see yet another maintenance program for … Read more

Ubuntu 17.10 corrupts the BIOS on some Lenovo, Toshiba and Acer laptops

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/21/canonical-pulls-ubuntu-17-10-over-bios-corruption-on-lenovo-toshiba-acer-laptops/ Following reports of BIOS corruption on a number of Acer, Lenovo and Toshiba laptops, Canonical is now discouraging users from downloading Ubuntu 17.10 “Artful Aardvark” from its website. The … Read more

Camicri Cube – Installing Packages On Offline Ubuntu Systems

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/camicri-cube-installing-packages-offline-ubuntu-systems/ We already have given a workaround to Install Softwares offline in Ubuntu. As far as I tested, it was one of the easiest way for installing packages on offline … Read more

You can win cool prizes just for trying System76’s Ubuntu-based ‘Pop!_OS’ Linux distro!

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/win-prize-ubuntu-pop_os-linux/ There is this stereotype that Linux is not conducive to creativity, and I want you to know it is totally false. True, some photographers, videographers, and other types of … Read more

Linux Mint 18.3 ‘Sylvia’ KDE and Xfce betas available for download, but don’t bother

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/02/linux-mint-sylvia-kde-xfce-beta/ Linux Mint is a great operating system that I recommend highly. It is based on the rock-solid Ubuntu 16.04, meaning it is stable and compatible with many packages. For … Read more