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Matt Hartley / For The Record: "Linux Snappy, Flatpak, and AppImage".

Linux Snappy, Flatpak, and AppImage. Which one is the best universal packaging format and how do they differ?

Does it matter? This article he did recently on Datamation is a good place to get started and helps shed some light on the differences between Snappy, Flatpak, and AppImage for Linux.

--> freedompenguin.com/articles/op
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#MattHartley #Linux #Snap #Flatpak #AppImage #Datamation

How does encryption works?
The short version:
- Because math...

Steam Controller kernel driver is landing in the Linux 4.18 !

An initial Steam Controller kernel driver working without Steam client or using third-party apps like the SC-Controller.

Rodrigo Rivas Costa has been working on this native Steam Controller Linux kernel driver that works for both USB cable and wireless.

What splendidly simple and straight forward deal for more Linux gaming goodness!

phoronix.com/scan.php?page=new
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#Steam #Linux #gaming #SteamController #kerneldriver #RodrigoRivasCosta

AsteroidOS: the open source smartwatch OS is ready to be deployed!

1.0 supported devices: Asus Zenwatch 1 / Asus Zenwatch 2 / Asus Zenwatch 3 / LG G Watch / LG G Watch Urbane / LG G Watch R / Sony Smartwatch 3.

Feats: notifications, an agenda, alarm clock, calculator, a music remote control, stopwatch, timer, and a weather forecast app.

Built on standard Linux tech: OpenEmbedded, opkg, Wayland, Qt5, systemd, BlueZ, and PulseAudio.

--> asteroidos.org/news/1-0-releas
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#AsteroidOS #smartwatch #Linux

When people ask if you have free time but never tell you the reason at the moment. And a few hours/days later they invite you to somewhere and they become upset when you say no... Like if they reserved my time or something.

In Firefox's addressbar, you can limit results by typing special characters before or after your term

^ for matches in your browsing history.
* for matches in your bookmarks.
% for matches in your currently open tabs.
# for matches in page titles.
@ for matches in web addresses.

Unity 8 (Linux desktop environment) update.

Now developed by UBports team (and blessed by Canonical) is on the path really making it happen.

More information regarding Unity8 on Ubuntu 18.04 is available in the post forums.ubports.com/topic/1039/ at the UBports forums.

--> youtu.be/PITcJLo0A58
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#UBports #Unity8 #Ubuntu #desktop #Linux

solution to music discovery problem: let's all get really into making mixtapes for each other again

when I was learning python I wrote a simple lisp interpreter. I decided to practice C++ and tried to do the same.

HERE I AM 3 HOURS LATER AND I STILL CAN'T MAKE C++ REGEX TO MATCH ON ( AND )!!!!!

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Linux hardware vendor System76 from US (and now a Linux distribution maker too) have announced their new *POWERFUL* Oryx Pro laptop.

Linux gamers & multimedia content creators rejoice!

OS choice is between their brand new Pop!_OS 18.04 LTS (64-bit) or Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

How about a video to go along with it? It's cool and maybe even funny. Promise! ---> youtu.be/TcWVKqeF0MY
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#System76 #USA #Linux #Ubuntu #PopOS #Oryx #Pro #laptop #gaming #i7

remember that every time someone writes as Free-and-Open-Source-Software a Hungarian dies because of laughter as it's slang for diarrhea...

Huh, it seems that mastodon is like old-style community where everybody supports anybody. Damn, I like it :) So many people that I can't even see alive, but it's so cool feeling that you are not alone geek here :D

This is huge. Russia’s unelected government is afraid of communications it can’t monitor, so it tries to shut down Telegram. Telegram moves to AWS and Google Cloud. Russia BLOCKS both services.

Almost nothing works in Russia’s internet right now. Banks, shopping, small business. twitter.com/ow/status/98616044 … #nextcloud

I don’t actually know why but I was overcome with the need to make this,

…sorry

Me: "It's spelled both ways."
@squeakypanckaes: "I mean it's British or English"
Me: "British *or* English?"