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Evolve OS - an Upcoming Linux Distribution Featuring a New Desktop Environment

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Evolve OS is a new upcoming Linux distribution based on openSUSE and sporting a new desktop environment based on the Gnome 3 stack. You may immediately be thinking, is this yet another 'Ubuntu Killer' promising a lot and ultimately delivering little? But Evolve OS has a different philosophy and…

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Ubuntu 20.04 Release Date & Planned Features (Updated)

OMGUbuntu: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS which is due to be released on April 23, 2020.

AryaLinux Provides the Building Blocks for a Unique Linux Experience

LinuxInsider: AryaLinux is something different, and when it comes to Linux operating systems, different can be very intriguing.

Troubleshoot using the proc filesystem on Linux

Important files in proc give information about running processes that will help in debugging and troubleshooting.

Scheduling tasks on Linux using the at command

NetworkWorld: The at command makes it easy to schedule LInux tasks to be run at any time or date you choose.

GNU Guix Wants To Replace The Linux-Libre Kernel With The Hurd Micro-Kernel

Phoronix: The GNU Guix developers responsible for their package manager and operating system are actually working to replace their Linux (GNU Linux-libre to be exact) kernel with GNU Hurd.

How to Use rsync and scp Commands in Reverse Mode on Linux

2DayGeek: Learn how to use the rsync and scp commands in reverse mode on Linux.

GNOME 3.36 Desktop Environment Gets First Point Release

9to5Linux: The GNOME 3.36 Gresik desktop environment brings numerous new features and performance enhancements

An introduction to the diff command

Explore the diff command to compare file content in different ways.

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