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gksu Removed From Ubuntu, Here’s What You Can Use Instead

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by elobga on Apr 23, 2018 11:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
gksu has been been removed from Debian, Ubuntu 18.04 and other Linux distros. However, you can still get its functionality by using gvfs admin backend. This post from It's Foss guides you on how to do it.

Beginner Friendly Gentoo Based Sabayon Linux Has a New Release

Take a look at Sabayon Linux, a Linux Distro based on Gentoo. Sabayon is designed to be a beginner-friendly version of Gentoo. It is easy to install with the Red Hat developed Anaconda installer. It also comes with a number of applications pre-installed. Sabayon offers two package managers: Portage is borrowed from Gentoo and Entropy is designed by the Sabayon team.

Riot: A Distributed Way of Having IRC and VOIP Client and Home Server

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Shirish (Posted by elobga on Apr 20, 2018 8:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Riot is a free and open source decentralized instant messaging application that can be considered an alternative to Slack. We take a look at features of Riot, installation procedure and usage.

Add ‘New Document’ Option in Right Click Context Menu in Ubuntu 18.04 Quick Tip

New versions of Ubuntu like 17.10, 18.04 etc don’t include the option to create a new text document in right-click context menu anymore. Here is how to bring that useful option back.

Easily Install Android Studio in Ubuntu And Linux Mint

Android Studio, Google’s own IDE for Android development, is a nice alternative to Eclipse with ADT plugin. Android Studio can be installed from its source code but in this quick post, we shall see how to install Android Studio in Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04 and corresponding Linux Mint variants.

LG’s Linux-based webOS Goes Open Source, Again!

One of the earliest mobile operating systems, Palm OS is still alive in the form of webOS. It’s current owner LG is making it open source, once again.

5 Best Feed Reader Apps for Linux

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Ambarish Kumar (Posted by elobga on Apr 16, 2018 8:08 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Stay updated with your favorite websites. Checkout these 5 best RSS feed reader applications for Linux

How Netflix Deploys Open Source AI to Reveal Your Favorites

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Avimanyu Bandyopadhyay (Posted by elobga on Apr 15, 2018 5:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
See How Netflix adopted an Open Source Model to improve their Entertainment Recommender Systems.

How to install Rancher Docker Container Manager on Ubuntu

If you're looking to take your container management to the next level, the Rancher Docker Container Manager might be just what you need.

Getting Started with Linux Mint? Focus on These Three Tools

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By It's FOSS Team (Posted by elobga on Apr 11, 2018 10:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Dave Merritt explains his experience with Linux Mint and how he finds it excellent in doing some basic stuff like customization, updates and system settings.

Albanian Open Source Conference OSCAL’18 is Now Open For Registration

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by elobga on Apr 10, 2018 12:20 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Albania will be hosting it's premier Open Source event, OSCAL [Open Source Conference Albania] from May 19-20, 2018 in Tirana

12 Best GTK Themes for Ubuntu and other Linux Distributions

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Phillip Prado (Posted by elobga on Apr 9, 2018 1:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Ubuntu
Check out some of the beautiful GTK themes you can use for Ubuntu and other Linux distros that use GNOME

This is What Ubuntu 18.04 Would Have Looked Like with the New Community Theme

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by elobga on Apr 7, 2018 1:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Ubuntu
Take a look at what the Ubuntu Community Theme, Communitheme, looks like and how to install it.

Open Source Accounting Program GnuCash 3.0 Released With a New CSV Importer Tool Rewritten in C++

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Derick Sullivan Lobga (Posted by elobga on Apr 5, 2018 3:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Open source Accounting Software, GnuCash has just released its version 3.0 with many new features. Checkout the new features and improvements in GnuCash 3.0

Become an Arch Power User with Pacli and PacUI

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By John Paul (Posted by elobga on Apr 1, 2018 6:58 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Arch
Pacli is good because it allows users to be more selective with actions they want to do while PacUI can combine tools for both repos and AUR.

Automatically Disable Touchpad When Mouse is Used in Ubuntu Linux Quick Tip

Use this tiny utility to automatically disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in. A must-have for Ubuntu laptop users who prefer mouse over the touchpad.

Open Source Licenses Comparison Guide

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Sylvain Leroux (Posted by elobga on Mar 30, 2018 4:18 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
With Open Source licenses explained here, it should help you choose the right Open Source license for your project.

LOL! Google Thinks Arch Linux is Based on Ubuntu

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by elobga on Mar 29, 2018 6:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Humor; Groups: Debian, Ubuntu
Search ‘Ubuntu based distros’ on Google and laugh at the recommendations as Google shows Arch, Debian etc in the search result.

Krita Version 4.0 Released With Improved Vector Tools

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Derick Sullivan Lobga (Posted by elobga on Mar 27, 2018 10:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Krita, one of the best free and open source cross-platform digital painting application has released it's version 4.0. It comes with many improvements and new features. Krita runs on Linux distros, Windows and MacOS. See changes in the post below.

Which Linux Distribution to Use After Ubuntu?

  • It's Foss; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by elobga on Mar 23, 2018 11:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Ubuntu
If you have gained some Linux skills after using Ubuntu for some time, you may try switching to these distributions to explore the world of Linux distributions further.

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