Ubuntu Budgie 17.04 – new kid on the block

Ubuntu Budgie is the newest addition to the officially supported Ubuntu flavours. It is quite interesting how these two parts can play together. The first time they married was the Ubuntu Budgie 16.04 remix. And since 17.04 Ubuntu Budgie is officially supported by Canonical.

From: LXer

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Entroware Launches Two New Ubuntu Laptops, for Linux Gaming and Office Use

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Entroware, the UK-based hardware manufacturer, known for delivering high-quality, Linux-based desktops, laptops, and servers solutions powered by the popular Ubuntu operating system, today announced two new products.

The company has informed us about the general availability of Entroware Hybris R1 and Entroware Apollo R3 laptops, which come pre-loaded with either Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu MATE 16.04.2 LTS, or Ubuntu MATE 17.04. While Entroware Apollo is designed for office use or as a portable office solution for people on the go, Entroware Hybris is perfect for Linux gaming.

“At just 17.8mm thin and from 1.3KG, the iconic Apollo is the perfect ultra mobile Linux laptop for people who need to work on the move,” says Entroware in the press announcement. Powered by Intel’s Kaby Lake processors and optional Nvidia 10 Series Graphics, the Hybris is perfect for games, rendering, 3D modeling and GPU optimized data p… (read more)

From: Softpedia

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Intel Core i9 7900X Linux Benchmarks

Since the Intel Core-X Series were announced last month at Computex, I’ve been excited to see how well this high-end processor will perform under Linux… Linux enthusiasts have plenty of highly-threaded workloads such as compiling the Linux kernel, among other packages, and thus have been very excited by the potential of the Core i9 7900X with its ten cores plus Hyper Threading and sporting a 13.75MB cache. With finally having an X299 motherboard ready, here are my initial Ubuntu Linux benchmarks for the i9-7900X.

From: Phoronix

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Install Nginx with ngx_pagespeed on CentOS 7

Ngx-pagespeed is a free and open source Nginx module that can be used to speeds up your site and reduces page load time. It works by automatically applying web performance best practices to pages and associated assets without requiring you to modify your existing content or workflow. You can easily optimize various files such as CSS, HTML, png, and jpg using Ngx-pagespeed module.

From: LXer

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Xinix Offers Linux Lovers a Path to Zen

By Jack M. Germain

Xinix is an innovative newcomer to the world of Linux distros. Now in beta, this distro has been spearheaded by a single developer who slowly is bringing other programmers on board to move things along. Despite its early development status, Xinix has potential for Linux fans who like to experiment with new platform concepts and do not mind trying out an operating system that is not yet fully functional. Essentially, Xinix is an interesting side project for serious Linux fans — it definitely is not suitable for Linux newcomers.

From: Linux Insider

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