Linux Mint 18 to be Supported Until 2021

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Jan 072016
 

The upcoming Linux Mint 18.x series a.k.a. Sarah will be based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and supported until 2021. The first version of Linux Mint 18 should appear toward the end of the first half of 2016, say in May or June. Linux Mint developers have offered little details on Read More

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Are Good Times Over for Apple & Xiaomi Smartphones?

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Dec 172015
 
Are Good Times Over for Apple & Xiaomi Smartphones?

All good things of life must come to an end sooner or later. And that holds true for the wunderkinds of the smartphone business too. After a great run for the last few years, the good times appear to be drawing to a close for the two smartphone darlings, Apple Read More

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Linux Mint 17.3 XFCE, KDE Editions Delayed

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Dec 142015
 

The Linux Mint development team has pushed back the release date of XFCE and KDE desktop versions of Linux Mint 17.3 a.k.a. Rosa to January 2016. Launch dates for KDE and XFCE versions of Rosa were originally set for December 2015. But with even the beta (trial version) of XFCE Read More

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Cloud Monitoring Startup Cloudyn Snags $11m

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Dec 142015
 
Cloud Monitoring Startup Cloudyn Snags $11m

Israeli multi-cloud monitoring and optimizing startup Cloudyn has raised $11 million in a Series B round, led by Carmel Ventures with participation from previous investors Titanium Investments and RDSeed (a collaboration of Rafael and Elron Electronics), taking its total backing to date to $15 million. What Cloudyn Does Targeted at Read More

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How to Check Kernel Version on Linux & Mac

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Dec 122015
 
How to Check Kernel Version on Linux & Mac

Determining the kernel version of your Linux system is easier than stuffing a large pizza slice into your mouth. Really! 🙂 There are multiple commands you can use to find out the kernel version/release on your system. Now you might wonder why we need to know the kernel version. Determining Read More

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What are Guest Additions?

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Dec 102015
 
What are Guest Additions?

Anyone who has installed Oracle’s VirtualBox virtualization software inevitably encounters a few vexing problems. The main problem is that your monitor settings (screen resolution) will be off and the desktop will not occupy the full screen. Plus, there are usually issues with your mouse with the guest OS. Here’s where Read More

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