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The Importance of Static Social Media Buttons

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So, let's talk social media buttons. You know them; you probably see them on most sites that you visit these days. The little badges or icons that load, encouraging you to click on them to either connect with the associated social media account or to share the article you may be reading at the…

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Solus Project Gets New Website, Migrates to New Development Tracker and More

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The fast moving Solus Project that is making some waves in the Linux distribution world has some new shiny things going on. Joshua Strobl, Solus Project Communications Manager has announced them in the latest This Week In Solus. In the 44th installment of This Week In Solus, Joshua details the…

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What is YOUR Essential FOSS Program?

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We all have at least one or maybe even a handful of programs we seemingly just can't live without. You know, that program that you instantly go looking for as soon as you've installed your new shiny OS (or Linux distribution, more specifically in our case). For me, personally it's the Vim text…

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How To Install MATE 1.8 In Ubuntu 14.04 And Give It A Classic Ubuntu Look And Feel

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If there's one thing that's undeniable in the GNU/Linux world at the moment, is that users' tastes can be as diverse as the choices of desktop interfaces we have available and that there is no true one-size-fits-all desktop. In addition to this, there is no doubt a vocal group of users who reject…

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Is Ubuntu's Unity Really All That Bad Nowadays?

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Now, don't get me wrong - when it comes to choice of desktop interface it's a very subjective matter and often a matter of taste and what you, as the user, finds most comfortable and/or productive. Still, browse through various forums, comment sections or blogs across the internet concerning Unity…

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Linux Malware And Antivirus

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All computer systems can suffer from malware and viruses, including Linux. Thankfully, very few viruses exist for Linux, so users typically do not install antivirus software. It is still recommended that Linux users have antivirus software installed on Linux systems that are on a network or that…

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Contributing to OSS

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Many individuals may want to contribute to Linux or some open-source software project. However, many people may not be sure where to start or how to help. Others may not know computer programming and feel that there is no way they can contribute. Well, guess what? There are many ways anyone can…

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How FOSS Brought New Life To My Once Linux-Unfriendly Laptop

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Many of you can probably relate to this: that machine, whether it be a laptop or a desktop computer, that just seems to hate any Linux operating system you throw at it. Poor performance, inefficiency or non-working bits of hardware or functionalities seem the norm whenever you try your favourite…

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Automatic continuous development and delivery of a hybrid mobile app

Hybrid apps are a good middle ground between native and web apps.

Plan your own holiday calendar at the Linux command line

Link commands together to build a colorful calendar, and then whisk it away in a snowstorm.

How to use the Linux mtr command

Mtr (my traceroute) is a command line network diagnostic tool that provides the functionality of both the ping and traceroute commands.

DataExplore - free Python based data plotting and analysis software

LinuxLinks: DataExplore is an open source desktop application for data analysis and plotting intended for use in both research and education.

How to Install PM2 to Run Node.js Apps on Production Server

PM2 is a free open source, advanced, efficient and cross-platform production-level process manager for Node.js with a built-in load balancer

How to install VeraCrypt on Kali Linux

LinuxConfig: For years, TrueCrypt was the gold standard in encrypting drives across platforms.

Four Easy Ways to Search Or Find Files And Folders in Linux

2DayGeek: Use following commands to find or search files and folders in Linux.

How Google Is Improving Kubernetes Container Security

eWEEK: Google is doing more than just taking the upstream open-source Kubernetes project as is, to enable its GKE service.

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Humble are doing an 'Indie Mega Week' that's worth a look for some cheap Linux games

Tags: Humble Store, Game SaleTake the chill off with some toasty new games, now with money off in the Humble Indie Mega Week sale. Here's a few top…

The Linux version of Civilization VI has been updated with cross-platform multiplayer support

Tags: Update, Strategy, Steam, Aspyr MediaJust in time for the holidays, Linux gamers finally have version parity with other platforms. Expect to be…

John Romero has announced a free unofficial spiritual successor to The Ultimate DOOM's 4th episode

Tags: FPS, Free Game, Coming Soon, ModJohn Romero, one of the co-founders of id Software has revealed he's been working on SIGIL, a free megawad for…

Have graphical distortions in Unity games with NVIDIA? Here's a workaround

Tags: Unity, Vulkan, NVIDIA, HOWTOIt seems a lot of Unity games upgrading to later versions of Unity are suffering from graphical distortions on…

The turn-based tactical RPG Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark is coming along nicely

Tags: RPG, Steam, Early Access, Update, UnityAfter a few months in Early Access, the tactical RPG Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark has come along nicely and…

Mindustry, an open source sandbox Tower Defense game that's a little like Factorio

Tags: Open Source, Sandbox, Tower Defense, Itch.io, Free GameMindustry is a free and open source Tower Defense game that pulls in elements rather…

Unvanquished, the free and open source shooter has a huge new release now out

Tags: Free Game, Open Source, FPS, ActionAfter being quiet for some time, the Unvanquished team is back and they have quite a lot to show off in the…

Citra, the Nintendo 3DS emulator now has 'Accurate Audio Emulation'

Tags: EmulationCitra, the impressive and quickly moving Nintendo 3DS emulator has a new progress report out and it sounds great. They've made some…

Valve adds even more gamepad support to their latest client beta

Tags: Valve, Steam, BetaValve are continuing to support as many devices as possible with a new Steam client beta now available. Since there's no…

Editorial: An open letter to Valve on why they should keep on embracing Linux

Tags: Editorial, Valve, SteamNews in the last week, heck, in the last few weeks and months have the potential to shake up the games industry…

Grab a glass, the first release candidate for Wine 4.0 is now available

Tags: WineFor those who like to guzzle a glass of the good stuff, Wine 4.0 just got the first release candidate. This also marks the start of the…

NVIDIA driver 415.22 is out for Linux, finally adding Transform Feedback support

Tags: Drivers, NVIDIAFinally, after waiting for a few months NVIDIA has released a new mainline driver which includes Transform Feedback support.…

DiRT 4 is officially coming to Linux, port from Feral Interactive

Tags: Racing, Steam, Feral Interactive, Coming SoonFeral Interactive have adjusted their mirrors and put things into high gear with DiRT 4 on the way…

Blackout, a modern choose your own adventure inspired by World of Darkness, H.P. Lovecraft and Twin Peaks

Tags: Adventure, Indie Game, Itch.io, Steam, Coming SoonInspired by the likes of World of Darkness, H.P. Lovecraft and Twin Peaks, the choose your…

EmptyEpsilon, a free and open source spaceship bridge sim

Tags: Open Source, Free Game, SimulationIf you like your sci-fi co-op games, EmptyEpsilon might be one to take a look at which is free and open…