It's Official: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) Linux OS Reached End of Life

Canonical, through Adam Conrad, informed us today that the Ubuntu . LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system is now officially dead, reaching end of life on April , . If you’re still using Ubuntu . LTS on your desktop or server systems, it’s time to upgrade to a newer, supported release. You can choose to upgrade to either Ubuntu . LTS (Trusty Tahr), which will be supported for two more years, until April , or Ubuntu . LTS (Xenial Xerus), supported until April . “This is a follow-up to the End... Read more

What is SSH Key? How To Generate SSH Key in Linux?

SSH is short for Secure Shell. Secure Shell is a network protocol that provides administrators with a secure way (with encryption) to access a remote computer. it allows an administrator to log into virtual space server with an SSH key instead of a typical password. This eliminates the usual weakness of cracking passwords since SSHs almost can not be deciphered or cracked. So how exactly does this work? Let’s find out in this tutorial.SSH works using a key pair; the public key and the private key. The private key is... Read more

A fully open source satellite, new resources from the Linux Foundation, and more news

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the first open source satellite, The Linux Foundation’s new IoT-focused group, and more. Open source news roundup for April 15-28, 2017 Launching the first open source satellite Last week, the first open source satellite made its way into space. The Libre Space Foundation, the organization behind the satellite, is dedicated to developing libre space hardware. read more Read more

A Simple, Straightforward Clipboard Manager for GNOME

Clipboard Manager extension for Gnome Shell is a no-frills clipboard manager for GNOME. It adds an indicator menu to the top panel and caches your clipboard history. There’s nothing extra; no regex searching, or cross-device, multi-sync or pan-dimensional magic. Just a simple, easy to access clipboard history. I’ve never been a particularly big clipboard fan. I typically only […] This post, A Simple, Straightforward Clipboard Manager for GNOME, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!. Read more

5 of the Best Microsoft Project Alternatives for Linux

There are hundreds of Microsoft Project alternatives, and we have covered them before. There are cross-platform and Web alternatives, but in this article I will focus on Microsoft Project alternatives for Linux in particular. The distinction is a bit tricky because technically Web-based alternatives can be used from Linux, too. Some of the apps I’ve included have a Web version as well, but my main consideration was if they run on Linux or not. So, if an app has a Linux install, it’s included here. Of course, I can’t include... Read more

How to Play Wii Games on Ubuntu with Dolphin

Linux has no games. That’s an Internet adage that you’ve heard more times than you care to think about, especially as a Linux user. Thankfully, it’s wrong, really wrong. There are plenty of great games for Linux and loads more if you count the ones emulators make available. The open source Dolphin emulator brings a huge chunk of the Wii ecosystem to Linux, and that includes plenty of Gamecube titles, too. Dolphin isn’t some shady freeware piece of junk that’s going to run like garbage and mess up your computer... Read more

Keep an Eye on These Bugs If You Want to Try Out Windows 10 Redstone 3

Microsoft rolled out a new Windows Redstone build earlier today and in addition to two new major features, namely My People and Focused Inbox for Gmail accounts in the Mail app, it also comes with some known issues that everyone should have in mind before installing. These bugs are nothing unusual since this is a build released as part of the Windows Insider program, but they re worth knowing since they could affect the experience for insiders.Known bugs For example, Microsoft explains that a bug with Windows Update and causing... Read more