Distribution Release: deepin 15.2

By distro@distrowatch.com Melody Zou has announced the release of deepin 15.2, an updated version of the desktop-oriented, Debian-based distribution with a custom desktop environment called Deepin. This version delivers a new screen for launching applications and many updated packages, including the latest LTS Linux kernel: “deepin 15.2 adopts a new….

From: DistroWatch


AMDGPU, Dota 2 Vulkan & NVIDIA Pascal Were Wowing Linux Users

What a very fun month with Valve releasing Vulkan support for Dota 2, many AMDGPU improvements, Radeon / Nouveau / Intel Mesa drivers getting OpenGL 4.3, other Mesa improvements, Linux 4.7 is shaping up great, the announcement of NVIDIA’s crazy fast GeForce GTX 1070/1080 “Polaris” cards, and then tonight still we have some exciting AMD announcements on tap from Computex…

From: Phoronix


How to Install Nginx, PHP and MySQL (LEMP Stack) on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1

LEMP or Linux, Engine-x, MySQL, and PHP is a collection of software installed on the Linux operating system to get your PHP based web applications up and running on the fast Nginx web server. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Nginx, MariaDB, and PHP-FPM on openSUSE leap 42.1. Then I will configure the OpenSUSE firewall with SuSEfirewall2 to allow access to the Nginx web server and show you how you can add a new virtual host configuration on the Nginx web server.

From: LXer


Ubuntu Touch OTA-11 Launches Today for All Ubuntu Phones, and the Ubuntu Tablet

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Just a few moments ago, Canonical’s Ɓukasz Zemczak sent a quick email to the Ubuntu Phone mailing list to inform the community that the OTA-11 update for Ubuntu-powered devices has been approved for landing.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-11 has been in development for the past two months, and it includes some exciting new features and improvements, such as the long anticipated Wireless display technology, which Canonical calls Aethercast or Display Cast, but also known popularly as Miracast. We reported on the new features the other day, so please check that story to see what’s new.

Unfortunately, the Wireless display implementation currently works with the Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone, and, according to Michael Hall from Canonical, with whom we had a quick chat earlier, there are no current plans on … (read more)

From: Softpedia