Tiny Core: Small Footprint, Big Potential

Tiny Core Linux 8.0, released last week, is a minimalist Linux OS built from scratch with a focus on being as small as possible. That means you should be able to run this Linux distro on a wide range of legacy machines. The tradeoff for ultra smallness, however, often is a not-so-powerful OS that can… Read More »

Linux-friendly Yandex.Disk – get 32 GB additional free storage

Yandex.Disk is one of the most Linux-friendly platform for cloud file storage. Linux notes from DarkDuck had published a how-to guide for running Yandex.Disk application on your Linux computer back in 2016. Using the link from that article, you can get at least 1 GB of free space, and there are steps to get 10… Read More »

Development Release: Rescatux 0.41 Beta 1

Rescatux is a Debian-based distribution that features desktop tools for recovering broken Linux distributions. The project has released a new development version, Rescatux 0.41 Beta 1. The new development snapshot features several improvements to help users work with UEFI systems. “I couldn’t have released an stable Rescatux without…. DistroWatch.com: News

16 Practical Examples of Linux LS command for Beginners

Whenever it’s required to take a look at the contents of a directory on the command line in Linux, ls is the command that’s used. It lists the contents sorted in alphabetical order. While that’s the tool’s basic usage, it offers a plethora of features (in the form of command line options) that help you… Read More »

Distribution Release: Solus 2017.04.18.0

Joshua Strobl has announced the availability of an updated release of Solus, an independent, desktop-focused Linux distribution. Besides the standard edition featuring the Budgie desktop (developed in house), this version also comes in a MATE variant as well as a brand-new GNOME 2.24 flavour: “We’re proud to announce…. DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Scientific Linux 6.9

Pat Riehecky has announced the release of Scientific Linux 6.9, the latest build of the distribution’s legacy branch, compiled from source package for the recently-released Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.9. As is the case with the upstream distribution, this branch of Scientific Linux will be supported until…. DistroWatch.com: News

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 708

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Maui Linux 17.03News: Snap runs on Fedora, Void supports Flatpak, Red Hat retires RHEL 5, Android running on GNU/Linux desktops, FreeNAS changes plans for Corral, the future of Ubuntu GNOME, Debian elects new Project LeaderQuestions and answers: Seeking security in source codeReleased…. DistroWatch.com: News

Distribution Release: Ultimate Edition 5.4

Ultimate Edition developer “TheeMahn” has announced the release of Ultimate Edition 5.4, the latest version of the project’s Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution. This version is based on on the just-released Ubuntu 17.04 and includes, for the first time, the Budgie desktop: “Ultimate Edition 5.4 was built from the…. DistroWatch.com: News

Big Linux bug, low security concerns

A long-fixed bug in how Android and Linux handles UDP network connections has caused a lot of unnecessary worry. Latest topics for ZDNet in Linux