Welcome To Episode 25 of Destination Linux


Solus Announcement

  • Ikey will be leaving Intel in 4 weeks
  • Personal Choice

Ikey Doherty leaves Intel and becomes a full time Solus developer

ROSA Fresh R9 LXQt released; It can smoothly work with 512 MB of RAM

  • All LXQt components are based on the freshest 0.11 branch
  • NewMoon (PaleMoon) web browser
  • “We tried our best to release a really very light distro, so in the end it’s a basic LXQt with no desktop effects and very light but functional software which fits into 512MB RAM”

Rosa LXQt Edition’s Flexibility Sets It Apart

KaOS 2017.06 GNU/Linux Distribution Released with KDE Plasma 5.10 and Qt 5.9

  • KDE Plasma 5.10
  • QT 5.9
  • Babe QT Music Player and Elisa
  • Snap and Flatpak support

Linux Mint 18.2 Xfce Beta

  • The Whisker application menu was upgraded to version 1.7.2

Launchers can now be edited from the context menu.
Desktop actions are now supported.
Category names can be hidden in the preferences.
Applications load immediately.
This new version also brings translation updates and bug fixes.

  • The xfwm4 window manager was upgraded to version 4.13 to bring the following improvements:VSync support to prevent screen tearing
    Support for scaled cursor when zooming
    Bug fixes and I18n improvements

Linux Mint 18.2 KDE Beta

  • KDE Plasma 5.8

Zorin OS 12 Lite Beta Adopts Xfce as Default Desktop Environment Instead of LXDE

  • Ubuntu-based distro on their old PCs from 5 or even 10-15 years ago
  • low spec machines
  • Linux Kernel version 4.8
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Plasma Vault Makes It Easy to Create Encrypted Folders on the KDE Desktop

  • Plasma Vault lets you create an encrypted folder
  • Run Plasma Vaults on top of an encrypted home folder for a more secure combination
  • Support for EncFS, CryFS and Tomb

Canonical Preps New PPA for Ubuntu 17.10 Users to Test the Latest Linux Kernels

  • Kernel 4.11

Ubuntu Desktop – GNOME Extensions poll results

  • Clear winners Dash to Dock and Top Icons Plus
  • No Decisions yet

Ubuntu Reveal Results of GNOME Desktop Survey

Firefox 54 arrives with multi-process support for content

Firefox 54

Firefox 54 Is Rolling Out on Ubuntu, but Multiprocess is Disabled

Logitech Power Play

  • G903 or G703
  • RGB Lighting
  • Integrated wireless receiver close to your mouse
  • Cloth and hard surface
  • Enough power to charge mouse while using it
  • 2 hours charge time usb
  • 14 hours charge time wireless

Ubuntu Budgie

Dustin Krysak – System Administrator

David Mohammed – Project Founder/Leader






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