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Mozilla Firefox 60.0.1 Released with Many Improvements, Disables WebVR on macOS

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on May 17, 2018 8:35 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Mozilla
Mozilla released on Wednesday the first point release to the Firefox 60.0 web browser, version 60.0.1, which brings several improvements and fixes some annoyances reported by users lately.

New Cherry Trail Pico-ITX SBC also available in 7- and 10-inch touch-panels

Estone Technology (AKA Habey) has launched a Linux-friendly “EMB-2610” Pico-ITX SBC built on an Atom x5-Z8350 with WiFi, BT, and optional PoE, and also introduced 7- and 10-inch touch-panel PCs built on it.

Horizon Chase Turbo is a super smooth and fun retro-inspired racer, now out with Linux support

Honestly, I'm amazed games like Horizon Chase Turbo are still made. A retro-inspired racer that's not only super smooth, but damn fun too.

What is Captcha? | Why Do Use Captcha Codes On Websites?

Remember the good old times when the internet was run by humans and used by humans. Well, it is still run by humans but we now have robots using it too.

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.

Generating Good Passwords, Part I

Here's a new method for generating secure passwords with the help of 1Password. This is a terrific password manager. You can learn more about it here, but the key feature I'm using is a combination of having it securely store my passwords for hundreds of websites and having a simple and straightforward password generator feature.

Publishers need to stop using insecure HTTP

Academic publishers play a major role in the dissemination of scholarly information. As a society, we need to be able to rely on these publishers to provide information securely, accurately, and with content integrity. We also want to ensure that our personal information (e.g., a site password) is secure, and scholarly publishers have a responsibility to the community to protect our data.

How to find your IP address in Linux

  •; By Archit Modi (Posted by bob on May 17, 2018 11:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Internet Protocol (IP) needs no introduction—we all use it daily. Even if you don't use it directly, when you type on your web browser, it looks up the IP address of that URL and then loads the website.

Gnome Shell Dash To Panel Gets Intellihide, Configurable Window Previews Size

The Gnome Shell Dash to Panel extension combines the Dash with the top Gnome panel. The result is a single panel that provides an icon taskbar, the tray, system menu, and date / time indicator. This is similar to the KDE Plasma and Windows 7 (and newer) taskbar. The extension supports Gnome Shell 3.18 and newer.

openSUSE Leap 15 Promises Enterprise Migration to SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 15

The openSUSE Project is getting ready to release the openSUSE Leap 15 operating system, which is built on the sources of SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 15 and offers several improvements and optimizations.

Tiny, Linux-driven i.MX7 module starts at $34 in volume

E-Con’s 55 x 30mm “eSOMiMX7” COM can simultaneously run Linux and FreeRTOS on the Cortex-A7 and MCU-driven i.MX7 SoC. It offers up to 2GB RAM and 64GB eMMC, with options including WiFi/BT, up to 2x GbE, extended temp support, and an “Acacia” carrier.

Update on Fight for Net Neutrality in U.S. s up to the House

Today, the U.S. Senate passed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to save net neutrality and overturn the FCC’s disastrous order to end net neutrality protections. We’re pleased this resolution passed – it’s a huge step, but the battle to protect net neutrality and reinstate the 2015 rules isn’t over. The next step is for the motion to go to the House of Representatives for a vote before the order is supposed to go into effect on June 11. Unfortunately, the rules in the House will make passage much harder than in the Senate

Make Ubuntu Bootable USB In Windows 10

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS has recently been released and what’s better than trying out a freshly launched distro. Lucky for us, it is extremely easy to make an Ubuntu bootable drive that can not only be used for installing Ubuntu but you can use that to run Ubuntu live(without installing) as well. So let us begin step by step. is a new open API for cross-platform Steam Workshop-like mod support

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on May 17, 2018 4:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
This is really interesting. The guys behind Indie DB and Mod DB have announced, a new cross-platform API to give any game Steam Workshop-like mod support.

Building a DIY amp kit that's great for vinyl records

  • (Posted by bob on May 17, 2018 2:55 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
About a week after I wrapped up my last article where I talked about needing another stage of amplification to take advantage of my new 0.4mV phono cartridge, all the remaining bits and pieces I had ordered online to build the Muffsy phono head amplifier kit arrived. read more

Termux turns Android into a Linux development environment

So you finally figured out how to exit Vim and you can write the most highly optimized version of "Hello World" this side of the Mississippi. Now it's time to up your game! Check out Termux for Android. read more

Mesa 18.0.4 Linux Graphics Stack to Squash Rendering Bugs in Trine & The Witcher

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on May 17, 2018 12:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Mesa graphics stack for Linux-based operating systems will soon receive a new maintenance update that addresses a few important bugs in some games and improves various of the included open-source graphics drivers.

How to Install Flarum Community Software on Ubuntu 18.04

Flarum is a free and open source software written in PHP and Mithril.js. It is simple, fast, beautiful and responsive software that is specially designed to be consistent and intuitive across platforms, out-of-the-box. You can easily setup communities in minutes to stay in touch with group of people using Flarum.

Basics Of Compiling Software From Source Code In Linux

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on May 16, 2018 9:58 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
From time to time, you may want or need to compile a software/program from the source code. This involves compiling C or C++ code into something we can execute in Linux. Depending on the software you wish to compile, it’s often unnecessary to do so. This is because your distribution will likely have the binary form of the program already in the software repositories. In fact, you should choose the binary packages over compiling from source. One reason is that it could potentially introduce problems for your system. However, if ever the time should come where you need compile from source, this guide will give you some basic pointers.

Edge computing and the importance of open infrastructure

  • (Posted by bob on May 16, 2018 8:43 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Mobile; Story Type: News Story
Old sci-fi films painted a picture of how computers would permeate every facet of life in the future. It has come to pass, and it happened almost without us noticing: having PCs at home became commonplace, our mobile phones turned into small smart devices, and our cars began making decisions for us, controlled by thousands of sensors and controllers. read more

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