Fast Times With Nelum OS

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In December 2015, Mozilla announced that its ambitious new operating system would not be appearing on any new phones, but the project may still live on as a platform for smart...

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Google Chrome users soon will get faster Web access through the Brotli open source compression algorithm, Google Web Performance Engineer Ilya Grigorik said Tuesday. It has been rolled out to the M49...

Wine 1.8 Released

The Wine team members released version 1.8 of their project this week. The project has been in constant development since 1993 and reached version 1 only in 2008, so new releases...

Zero-Day Flaw Puts Millions of Linux Machines, Android Devices at Risk

Tens of millions of Linux PCs and servers, as well as 66 percent of all Android mobile devices, are vulnerable to a zero-day flaw that could allow users with lower-level privileges...

Snap-Happy Trojan Targets Linux Servers

Security researchers at Dr.Web on Tuesday revealed details of the Trojan Linux.Ekoms.1, which takes screen shots and records audio to acquire sensitive and personal information, mostly from Linux servers. Malware for Linux...

Deepin Takes Linux to New Depths

The latest release of the Linux distro now called "Depth OS" deserves serious consideration. It is fast, reliable and innovative, with an impressive homegrown desktop design dubbed "Deepin Desktop Environment," or...

OpenSSH Flaw Could Leak Crypto Keys

Qualys on Thursday reported a flaw in the OpenSSH client that could let a hacker steal the client's private crypto keys and lead to OpenSSH flaw. The bug is the result of...

Sluggish Download and Install Subtract From Netrunner Pluses

Linux Picks and Pans last reviewed Netrunner in 2013 and gave it five stars. This was the standard Netrunner edition built upon Kubuntu, Ubuntu's KDE desktop version. The Netrunner Rolling edition, released...

Hats Off to Chapeau Linux’s Better Fedora Concept

The Chapeau project's latest version arrived last month and is a good choice for enterprise users who want something a step above the traditional Fedora distro. Fedora is an iconic Linux distro....

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