Distribution Release: NixOS 17.03

By distro@distrowatch.com NixOS is an independently developed Linux distribution which uses the Nix package manager to handle packages and system configuration. NixOS offers many advanced package management features, including roll backs and atomic package operations. The project’s latest release, NixOS 17.03, ships with the KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment which….

From: DistroWatch


AMD Ryzen 7 1700 + B350 DDR4 Memory Speed Tests

Earlier this week I posted some Ryzen 7 1800X DDR4 memory scaling Linux tests now that MSI pushed out an updated BIOS for that X370 motherboard that allows running the system at higher — but still rather limited — DDR4 memory frequencies. Here are some similar tests with my Ryzen 7 1700 and a B350 motherboard…

From: Phoronix


Linux video editor OpenShot 2.3 impresses: New tools, fast performance

By Bryan Lunduke

Video editors have historically been a source of difficulty for Linux users. But, my oh my, has that changed in a big way lately.

I’ve personally been using Kdenlive—a video editor produced by the KDE project—with great success over the last year. I had absolutely no reason or need to look elsewhere for my video production needs.

But then along came OpenShot 2.3. And—holy guacamole, Batman—if it isn’t absolutely amazing.

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From: Network World