Chromixium Adds Polish to Chrome

Chromixium is a new Linux distro that goes one big step further than the few existing distros catering to the Chrome OS. It one-ups Google’s semi-proprietary Chrome OS locked into…

How to Install a Microscope Camera Imager in Ubuntu 15.04

The camera treated in this tutorial is a Celestron®, model 44421, monocular, to be installed in amicroscope Globe ®, type of binoculars. This camera comes with a universal adapter for…

Development Release: Mangaka Nyu Alpha

After several dormant years, the developers of Mangaka Linux have released a new development version of their Ubuntu-based distribution. The new alpha release is based on Ubuntu 14.04 and strives…

How to Handle ISO Files on Linux with Mount, AcetoneISO and Furious

ISO files are basically archive files that represent the contents written in every sector of an optical disk. This way you can have a CD or DVD image handy any…

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Get started with Midnight Commander, a Linux file manager

In my previous article, 8 Linux file managers to try, I compared a number of file managers, but there was not enough space to go into detail about any of…

​French firm behind Mandriva Linux goes out of business

The Paris-based company behind the Mandriva Linux distro has gone into liquidation. Latest topics for ZDNet in Linux

Distribution Release: ALT Linux 7.0.5

Andrey Cherepanov has announced the release of ALT Linux 7.0.5, a set of Linux distributions that include the “Centaurus”, “KDesktop” and “Schools Suite” variants, as well as “Simply Linux” (for…

Distribution Release: Alpine Linux 3.2.0

Natanael Copa has announced the release of Alpine Linux 3.2.0, a security-oriented distribution built from scratch and designed primarily for server deployments (and with some desktop packages available from the…

​Fedora 22: Cloud, desktop and server innovation

Red Hat’s new Fedora Linux comes with a better desktop, but the real improvements are in the cloud and server updates. Latest topics for ZDNet in Linux

Distribution Release: GParted 0.22.0-2

Curtis Gedak has announced the availability of GParted Live 0.22.0-2, a Debian-based live disc which provides a graphical environment that facilitates disk management. This release offers an updated Linux kernel…