Souls 4 Coming January 2018 with Snap Support in Software Center, Improvements

If you’re waiting for the next major release of the Solus operating system to install it on your new computer or reinstall your existing installations because of whatever reasons, you should know that Solus 4 is coming in January 2018.Solus is currently on its way to become the most popular GNU/Linux distribution out there, and while we keep our fingers crossed for it to make it to the top in 2018, you should know that its development team lead by Ikey Doherty is working hard these days to add final... Read more

Mozilla Announces Firefox 60 as Next ESR (Extended Support Release) Branch

Mozilla recently announced that the next ESR (Extended Support Release) branch of its open-source and cross-platform web browser would be Firefox 60, due for release next year in early May. Since their initial launch, Firefox ESR releases have become more and more popular among various organizations that aim to offer customers a stable, long-term supported, and reliable browsing experience. Firefox ESR is known to be used in schools, universities, as well as small and medium-sized businesses. The current Firefox ESR branch is based on Firefox 52, but it’s nearing its... Read more

NVIDIA Ends Driver Support for 32-Bit Versions of Windows, Linux, and FreeBSD

NVIDIA has recently announced that it’s ending support for 32-bit versions of the supported operating systems, with build 390 to be the last release for these platforms. At this point, 32-bit operating systems that are still getting GeForce Game Ready Driver updates are Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Linux, and FreeBSD. NVIDIA said in an announcement that despite bug fixes and new features no longer being released for this platform, security patches will continue to be shipped until January 2019. “After Release 390, NVIDIA will no longer release drivers... Read more

Getting Started With Haskell Programming Language

Haskell is an advanced, purely functional, and general purpose programming language. This guide addresses how to install Haskell and how to getting started with Haskell programming language in Unix-like operating systems. Haskell can be installed… The post Getting Started With Haskell Programming Language appeared first on OSTechNix. Read more

Vivaldi 1.13 Browser Picks Up Minor Update with Chromium 63 Security Patches

Just in time for the Christmas holidays, Vivaldi Technologies released a new update to the stable Vivaldi 1.13 series of the Chromium-based web browser. This is a minor update that improves Vivaldi 1.13 to properly shutdown when using the Exit menu on Windows systems, ensure the Quit menu is handled the same as the ⌘Q keyboard shortcut on the Mac, as well as to make sure Vivaldi closes when Dev Tools are running on a separate window on macOS. Another Dev Tools regression causing the web browser not to fully... Read more

Google to Follow in Microsoft's Footsteps with Snapdragon 845 Chromebook

Microsoft’s Windows 10 on ARM is now a real thing and the first devices are projected to launch in just a few months, and now it looks like they won’t compete only against each other, but also against a new series of Chromebooks.XDA has found evidence that a Chromebook powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips might be in the works, making Chrome OS a powerful rival to Microsoft’s own Windows 10 S. While at this point there’s no confirmation of a Snapdragon-powered Chromebook, both Chrome OS and Windows 10 S devices... Read more

Lithuania Bans Kaspersky Antivirus Due to Cyber Espionage Fears

The Lithuanian government has decided to ban security software developed by Moscow-based Kaspersky due to concerns the company might be involved in cyber espionage campaigns carried by Russia. In an announcement this week, Lithuanian authorities announced that Kaspersky must be removed from computers operated by energy, finance, or transport departments, including those that are being used by private companies. The government says the decision comes because Kaspersky is now considered “a potential threat to national security,” explaining that its software can only run on computers that aren’t working with sensitive... Read more

Microsoft Releases Office 2016 for Windows Version 1801 Preview

Microsoft has just rolled out a new Office Insider build, this time with improvements to the Windows desktop version of four different tools included in the productivity suite. Now at version 1801 (build 8911.2016), Office for Windows desktop comes with new features for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, currently only for insiders, but soon for users in the production ring as well. First off, it’s the new version of Microsoft Word, which comes with a change concerning the way the version number is displayed. Starting with this new release, Microsoft... Read more