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Linux Mint 18.1 Serena KDE released!   

Linux Mint 18.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

New features:

This new version of Linux Mint contains many improvements.

For an overview of the new features please visit:

"What's new in Linux Mint 18.1 KDE".

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Published on January 31, 2017 by Paul Illingworth  --  Revised on January 31, 2017
Windows 10 KB3216755: Important fixes, Update Catalog exclusive   

KB3216755 is only available on the Microsoft Update Catalog website. Most Home users of Windows 10 will probably not be aware that the update is available.

It fixes several high profile issues, including failing file downloads in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, failure to clear the browsing history in Internet Explorer, XSS false positives after logging in to a site, network connection issues, and more.

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Published on January 29, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
KDE branded laptops   

When it comes to computers preloaded with Linux, it's Ubuntu that gets the biggest piece of pie. From Dell to System76, from ZaReason to Logic Supply, everyone has Ubuntu (with Unity).

It doesn't mean that are not other options. You can buy Ubuntu Mate preloaded system from Entroware. Linux Mint has got its own branded Mintbox series.

KDE, one of the best Linux desktop environment, had nothing so far.

But this is going to change soon. KDE users will be

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Published on January 27, 2017 by Paul Illingworth
run Windows software on Linux, WINE 2.0   

The latest version of Wine, a program that lets you run Windows software on Linux, brings the support for Microsoft Office 2013 among other changes.

Wine 2.0 is here. After over a year of development and over 6,600 changes, Wine 2.0 has been finally released. The biggest highlights of this release are support for Microsoft Office 2013 and 64-bit support for MacOS ().

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Published on January 27, 2017 by Paul Illingworth
How to backup and restore Linux   

Be it a beginner or an advanced coder, A Linux user will, at some point find the need for a backup solution. All it takes is just one sudo command to go wrong and you'll be sent back to the stone age. Linux shows you no mercy when you don't have a solid a backup.

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Published on January 27, 2017 by Paul Illingworth
Best screen recorders for Linux   

In this article, we list you the best screen recorders for Linux. This list also includes software that let you record your Linux desktop as gif.

Often we need to record our desktop screen for various purposes, like broadcasting gaming session online, making video tutorials etc. Today, we are going to present various screen recording applications for Linux.

This list is divided into two parts:

Recording screen as video
Recording screen as gif
All the softwares mentioned here are free and open source (FOSS).

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Published on January 27, 2017 by Paul Illingworth
Windows 10 Creators Update could ship March 31, and we're already worried about bugs   

We'd rather wait than have a repeat of the Anniversary Update's shenanigans.

Microsoft hasn't officially committed to a ship date for Windows 10's Creators Update, but evidence suggests it could reach Insiders as soon as the end of March. Given how the last major Windows 10 update went, however, we're feeling equal parts eagerness and caution.

So far, all Microsoft has promised for the Creators Update is that it will ship in "early 2017." Two tantalizing clues suggest a more specific date: Both Microsoft's Surface Studio PC and Dell's Canvas monitor offer features closely tied to the Creators Update, and both now list shipping dates at the end of March. It's no stretch to suppose that both companies would align those releases with the Creators Update, and Dell has said as much already.

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Published on January 27, 2017 by Paul Illingworth
You still can not turn off Windows 10 built-in spyware   

Microsoft is reducing the data it collects from your Windows 10 PCs, but what does that really mean? Good question. Microsoft isn't saying.

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Published on January 23, 2017 by Bob Uhlman  --  Revised on January 23, 2017
Memory Hogs: PC Performance Alerts   

Memory Hogs is a free program for Microsoft Windows designed to monitor the performance of PC components, and alert you when thresholds are reached. While you may notice that something is wrong performance-wise when things slow down to a crawl, crash, stutter, or show other symptoms of weakness, it is sometimes not as obvious at first that something is wrong.

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Published on January 23, 2017 by Bob Uhlman  --  Revised on January 23, 2017
5 Linux Desktop Environments on the Rise for 2017   

With each passing year, the Linux desktop ecosystem shifts and morphs from one darling to the next. Although it's sometimes challenging to tell, from month to month, which desktop will reign as the fan favorite, there are always signs that a particular desktop is going to rise in market share.

Three trends I always examine are evolution, usability, and modernity. I prefer my desktops to have evolved along with the needs of current trends and users, to be easily used, and have a modern design aesthetic. Bonus points are generally awarded for a high range of flexibility.

Currently, the Linux desktop environment is dominated by Cinnamon, Xfce, GNOME, and Ubuntu Unity. Of those four, I believe only one will see a sharp rise in market share in 2017. Which one? Let's dive in and see which five desktops, I think will climb the rank and file.

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Published on January 23, 2017 by Paul Illingworth
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