Linux Chromebooks, Securing the Web & More…

By Christine Hall We hear from Softpedia that Chromixium is just about ready for prime time. Well, that may be jumping the gun a little bit. What we really hear is that the distro has now gone from beta to release candidate, and that a honest-to-goodness 1.0 stable version is virtually just around the corner. Trouble is: we’re not sure yet just how far away we are from that corner. Shouldn’t be too far, however. The beta version was only released in February, so these developers aren’t wasting time.

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Flock 2015 conference deadlines

Flock is the premier Fedora community conference for North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Flock will be held August 12-15 in Rochester, New York, USA. Pre-registration is open for the conference. Attendance is free and open to all. To… Continue Reading →

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Linux Mint Debian Edition 2 Cinnamon edition Screencast

LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition) is a very exciting distribution, targeted at experienced users, which provides the same environment as Linux Mint but uses Debian as its package base, instead of Ubuntu. LMDE is less mainstream than Linux Mint, it has a much smaller user base, it is not compatible with PPAs, and it lacks a few features.

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Slackel 6.0.3 Screencast

By jeremy Slackel 6.0.3 “Live Openbox” has been released. Slackel is based on Slackware and Salix, and includes the latest 3.14.33 kernel and latest updates from Slackware’s ‘Current’ tree.This release is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures with both fitting comfortably within the size of a single CD. Iso images are isohybrid.The 64-bit iso supports booting on UEFI systems. SecureBoot is however not supported.The 32-bit flavor is also the first live release that supports both i686 PAE SMP and i486, non-PAE capable systems.

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