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GitHub Repositories of Gentoo Linux Hacked!

Hackers gained access to the GitHub repositories and tampered the source code of Gentoo by introducing a malicious script to delete all of your files.

Peppermint OS Version 9 Released With New Features

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Derick Sullivan Lobga (Posted by elobga on Jun 25, 2018 4:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Ubuntu-based lightweight distribution, Peppermint has just released its version 9. Here’s a quick look at the changes in the new release.

Ubuntu Data Collection Report is Out! Read the Interesting Facts

Ubuntu started collecting some basic, not-personally-identifiable system data starting with Ubuntu 18.04. Two months after Ubuntu 18.04 release, Canonical has shared some interesting stats.

Yaourt is Dead! Use These Alternatives for AUR in Arch Linux

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Ambarish Kumar (Posted by elobga on Jun 23, 2018 6:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Yaourt had been the most popular AUR helper, but it is not being developed anymore. In this article, we list out some of the best alternatives to Yaourt for Arch based Linux distributions.

Google Ignores Windows and Releases its VR Video Editing Tool for Linux and Mac

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Ankush Das (Posted by elobga on Jun 20, 2018 12:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Google just launched a VR180 Creator tool to let people edit VR content and convert it to a standardized format which can be later edited using Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro or using Linux video editors.

How Linux and Open Tech Empower Medical Healthcare

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Avimanyu Bandyopadhyay (Posted by elobga on Jun 19, 2018 12:19 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
In this article, we discuss the various reasons behind adopting technologies such as AI and Blockchain powered with Linux and Open Source to improve the quality of ways to improve healthcare and fight diseases.

Complete Sed Command Guide Explained with Practical Examples

In a previous article, I showed the basic usage of Sed, the stream editor, on a practical use case. Today, be prepared to gain more insight about Sed as we will take an in-depth tour of the sed execution model. To truly understand Sed you must first understand the tool execution model.

Good News! GitLab’s Paid Plans Are Now Free For Open-Source Projects

A lot has happened in the open-source community recently. First, Microsoft acquired GitHub and then people started to look for GitHub alternatives without even taking a second to think about it...... But, today, GitLab made a smart move by making some of its high-tier plans free for educational institutes and open-source projects. There couldn’t be a better time to offer something like this when a lot of developers are interested in migrating their open-source projects to GitLab.

No Kernel 5.0! Linus Torvalds Prefers Releasing it as Kernel 4.17

Linus Torvalds has announced the release of Linux Kernel 4.17. Take a look at main new features in the latest kernel release.

Confirmed! Microsoft is Buying GitHub

Bloomberg has confirmed the deal of Microsoft buying out GitHub. This is not the first time that Microsoft attempts to buy GitHub. Back in 2016 when GitHub was raising the second round of fundings, Microsoft saw an opportunity for itself. GitHub denied the ‘rumors’ and Microsoft declined to comment on it. Two years later, Microsoft has been successful in its attempt.

Qalculate! – The Best Calculator Application in The Entire Universe

Powerful and easy to use desktop calculator – GTK+ version. Qalculate! is small and simple to use but with much power and versatility underneath. Features include customizable functions, units, arbitrary precision, plotting, and a graphical interface that uses a one-line fault-tolerant expression entry (although it supports optional traditional buttons).

Someone Pledged $1 Million to the GNOME Foundation Anonymously

An anonymous entity just pledged to donate $1 million to the GNOME foundation over the next two years.

How to Set Different Wallpaper for Each Monitor in Linux

If you want to display different wallpapers on multiple monitors on Ubuntu 18.04 or any other Linux distribution with GNOME, MATE or Budgie desktop environment, this nifty tool will help you achieve this.

Sad News! Development Stopped for Korora and BackSlash Linux

Korora Project and BackSlash Linux are stopping development due to time and money constraints. Is this the fate of smaller Linux distributions?

openSUSE Leap 15 Released! See the New Features

The latest openSUSE release Leap 15 is here with updated software, Wayland support and an easier upgrade procedure to the famed SUSE Linux Enterprise Edition.

TrueOS: A Simple BSD Distribution for the Desktop Users

If you want to try something other than Linux, have a look at TrueOS. It is a BSD distribution specifically aimed at desktop users.

KDE’s New Elisa Music Player: So Close, Yet So Far Away

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Phillip Prado (Posted by elobga on May 24, 2018 11:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Multimedia
With the rise of streaming services bringing easy access to media, owning your own music and movies is at a seemingly all-time low. In my case, it wasn’t until recently that I started recollecting local music files again once I started caring more about the quality of music that I was listening to.

What You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency ‘Malware’ Found on Ubuntu’s Snap Store

Recently, it was discovered that a couple of apps in the Ubuntu Snaps store contained cryptocurrency mining software. Canonical swiftly removed the offending apps, but several questions are left unanswered.

Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 Review: The Perfect Blend of Ubuntu and Budgie Desktop

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Aquil Roshan (Posted by elobga on May 17, 2018 3:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Ubuntu
Ubuntu Budgie is perhaps the most obscure Ubuntu flavor. In the review of Ubuntu Budgie 18.04, we take a look at the main highlights and user experience of the new release.

Trello Alternative Project Management Tool Zenkit is Now Available as Snap Package

Project management app Zenkit is now available as a Snap application for Linux desktop. Zenkit – in case you did not know – is a collaboration tool for managing projects and tasks for work just like Trello. Both Trello and Zenkit are not open source projects.

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