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Beautiful Simplicity Linux 16.04 OS Arrives, Based on LXPup and the LXDE Desktop

Simplicity Linux 16.04 is distributed in three main editions, namely Desktop, X, and Mini. The distribution has been in development ...
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Ubuntu Tweak Is Now Officially Dead and Buried

Ubuntu Tweak was one of the most downloaded applications that could have allowed Ubuntu users to tweak every single component ...
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Opera Mini for Android now integrates an ad blocker

Opera is integrating ad blocking into its desktop and mobile browsers, starting with Opera Mini for Android. Opera Mini is designed ...
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Unity 8 Won’t Be the Default Desktop Session for Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak)

The development of the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) operating system had begun, with daily live ISO images being made available ...
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No Ubuntu Back Doors, Windows and Mac Migrations

Mark Shuttleworth said in an interview with eWeek.com today, "We will never backdoor Ubuntu." He said, "We don't do encryption ...
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3-in-4 Android phones, slabs, gizmos menaced by fresh hijack flaws

Google has today issued a bundle of 40 security patches for its Android operating system. A dozen of the fixes correct ...
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Ubuntu’s Snap packages aren’t yet as secure as Canonical’s marketing claims

Canonical has been talking up Snaps, a new type of package format featured in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. “Users can install ...
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Ubuntu Online Summit for Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) Takes Place on May 3-5, 2016

Ubuntu developer and Canonical employee Daniel Holbach reminds the Ubuntu community that the next UOS (Ubuntu Online Summit) event starts ...
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New BlackArch Linux version released, now provides 1400 pentesting tools

After being in works for several months, the BlackArch version 2016.04.28 was released today as a replacement for the previous ...
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New Android malware disguises itself as a Chrome update

There’s a new info-stealing malware hiding out there in a familiar cloak, waiting to infect your Android device. Zscaler’s security ...
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elementary OS 0.4 “Loki” to Be Based on Ubuntu 16.04, Promises Big New Features

Now that Canonical has launched its most anticipated Ubuntu release, the Xenial Xerus, a.k.a. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, it looks like ...
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UK-based Entroware launches 14 inch Ubuntu laptop with Intel Skylake

Entroware is one of a handful of companies that exclusively sells computers that are pre-loaded with Linux-based operating systems. And ...
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