Beta News : Linux
26  novembre     09h59
CronRAT is a new Linux malware set to strike on February 31st
Sofia WyciÅ›lik-Wilson    Yes, you did read the headline correctly; security researchers have discovered a stealthy new remote access trojan (RAT) designed to attack Linux systems. Named CronRAT, the malware hides as a scheduled task and is configured to run on a non-existent date - February 31st. Researchers from Sansec...
23  novembre     22h51
OWC launches Mercury Elite Pro mini USB-C storage drive for Mac, Windows, and Linux
Brian Fagioli    Solid state drives make wonderful internal boot drives for computers, but they are also great options for external storage too. Not only are they often smaller than mechanical hard disk drives, but they also use less power and are much quicker. With that said, sometimes hard disk drives can be a...
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Grandma will be thankful when you install deepin Linux 20.3 on her PC this Thanksgiving
Brian Fagioli    This Thursday is one of my favorite holidays -- Thanksgiving While I will absolutely fill my (large) belly with turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, and other traditional foods, I will be sure to celebrate the true nature of the day as well -- being thankful. This year, I am thankful for my health,...
16  novembre     11h02
Microsoft gives Windows Subsystem for Linux a new icon, fixes issues and updates kernel
Sofia WyciÅ›lik-Wilson    Microsoft has just released the latest preview version of Windows Subsystem for Linux, bringing with it a lengthy changelog. With the launch of Windows Subsystem for Linux Pre-release 0.50.2.0, Microsoft has introduced a new icon (featuring, of course, a penguin), but there’s far more to this...
11  novembre     00h54
Valve Steam Deck delay ruins Christmas for countless Linux gaming nerds
Brian Fagioli    Do you hear that horrible sound? That’s the combined screams and howls of countless Linux gaming nerds learning the devastating news -- the release of the Steam Deck video game console has been pushed to next year. In other words, anyone hoping to get the console under the Christmas tree this year...
05  novembre     00h35
TUXEDO Nano Pro is a tiny Linux PC that’s upgradeable and powered by AMD Ryzen
Brian Fagioli    AMD has been killing it these past few years. The company’s Ryzen processors have been universally praised by both reviewers and consumers alike. In both desktops and laptops, these Ryzen chips have largely put Intel to shame. AMD is undeniably the king of multi-core performance. Today, Linux...
03  novembre     13h00
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 Beta -- more features for users, fewer headaches for admins
Ian Barker    The launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9 Beta today marks a bit of a change from previous releases. While it has many improvements and enhancements that customers have asked for, there are fewer changes that require admins and IT Ops to learn new ways of doing things. This means anyone...
02  novembre     14h58
Fedora 35 Linux-based operating system available for download with GNOME 41
Brian Fagioli    Today is the day many of us have been waiting for -- Fedora 35 is officially here Yes, folks, you can download the operating system immediately. For many Linux users, Fedora is considered the best distribution based on the open source kernel. Why? Because Fedora focuses on truly free and open...
01  novembre     18h19
Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 4 ditches Mozilla Firefox ESR web browser
Brian Fagioli    Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu -- that is pretty common knowledge. But did you know there is a different version of the operating system that is instead based on Debian? It’s true Called Linux Mint Debian Edition, or LMDE for short, it is far less popular than the regular Mint. Then why does...
29  octobre     14h33
Microsoft Edge stable now available on Linux
Wayne Williams    Linux users have been able to use Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser for a while now, but in Dev Build and beta versions. Today though the software giant has updated its Edge repository to add a new stable version of the browser, so if you’re running a Linux OS and want to try out Edge...
23  octobre     16h21
You can download Ubuntu Linux 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) daily builds right now
Brian Fagioli    Ubuntu 22.04 won’t be released in stable form until 2022. To be more precise, it will be officially available in April of that year. After all, that is what the 22.04 indicates -- a two digit year followed by a two digit month. Of course, before the official release, there will be a Beta and other...
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Microsoft PowerShell 7.2.0 release candidate 1 now available to download
Sofia WyciÅ›lik-Wilson    Development of PowerShell continues apace, and Microsoft has just pushed out a new release candidate with a fairly lengthy changelog. PowerShell 7.2.0 RC1 is available for Windows, macOS and Linux, and over the coming days and weeks it will undergoing further testing and refinement before it is...
21  octobre     22h38
MX Linux 21 available for download
Brian Fagioli    MX is one of the most popular Linux-based desktop operating systems these days. In fact, according to DistroWatch, it has been consistently achieving the top daily hits, surpassing better-known distributions, such as Ubuntu, Debian, and more. Today, MX Linux 21 finally becomes available as a stable...
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Acer D501 is a pricey Works-With-Chromebook-certified USB-C dock
Brian Fagioli    When a device or accessory is certified as Works With Chromebook, it means that it will, well... work with Chromebooks. In other words, it is a promise or guarantee that the product is compatible with a computer running Google’s Linux-based Chrome OS. With that said, many devices that aren’t...
19  octobre     09h05
Microsoft tells sysadmins to update PowerShell 7 to fix flaw that could expose credentials in Linux
Sofia WyciÅ›lik-Wilson    Microsoft has issued a stark warning to system administrators, advising them of the importance of updating PowerShell 7 as soon as possible. Versions prior to PowerShell 7.0.8 and PowerShell 7.1.5 are vulnerable to a .NET Core Information Disclosure flaw that is being tracked as CVE-2021-41355....
16  octobre     10h00
Microsoft launches open source Linux version of system monitoring utility Sysmon
Sofia WyciÅ›lik-Wilson    While Microsoft primarily produces apps and services designed for use with its own Windows operating system, over the years the company has embraced not only macOS but also Linux. Having recently release Windows Subsystem for Linux to the Windows 11 store, there is a now another treat for Linux...
14  octobre     12h58
Download Ubuntu Linux 21.10 Impish Indri
Brian Fagioli    Is Ubuntu the best Linux-based operating system? That is a matter of opinion, but I would say no. While it is a great OS, there are other distributions that are arguably better. Is Ubuntu the most popular Linux distro? Not likely. These days, it isn’t even in top five on DistroWatch. With all of...
12  octobre     12h57
Kubuntu Focus XE is the perfect laptop for Windows-switchers and Linux beginners [Review]
Brian Fagioli    All Linux distributions are not created equally. In other words, it is absolutely not correct to say Linux is Linux. Not only are there differences under the hood with things like package managers and kernel versions, but more user-focused variations too, such as the actual desktop environment....
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Download Windows Subsystem for Linux app from the Windows 11 Microsoft Store
Sofia WyciÅ›lik-Wilson    Microsoft’s embracing of Linux has been slow but steady, and nowhere is this more evident than with Window Subsystem for Linux -- or WSL. Now, a new WSL app has just been released to the Microsoft Store for Windows 11 users. With this latest release, the company is bringing Windows Subsystem for...
05  octobre     23h58
Debian-based MX Linux 21 RC is here to spoil Microsoft’s big Windows 11 launch party
Brian Fagioli    Today is October 5, which is particularly significant as it is the official Windows 11 release date. This is even more special as Microsoft’s latest desktop operating system isn’t just good... it’s great. Yes, this is probably the best version of Windows ever, and if you are a Windows user, you...