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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.9.3 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.9.3 has been released bringing more updates and bug fixes. As usual, we will see how to install it under Ubuntu/Linux Mint using a simple a bash script, but if you want to install it manually, go here Some in Kernel 3.9.3:     iscsi-target: Fix processing of OOO commands     cpufreq / intel_pstate: fix […]

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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.9.2 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.9.2 this is the second release of the Linux Kernel 3.9 and here are some changes in this latest release taken from the changelog of Linux 3.9.2: drm/gma500: fix backlight hotkeys behaviour on netbooks PCI: Delay final fixups until resources are assigned Btrfs: fix extent logging with O_DIRECT into prealloc NFSv4.x: Fix handling […]

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Install/Upgrade to Linux 3.9.1 for Ubuntu/Linux Min

Linux Kernel 3.9.1 brings various bug fixes and improvements.  Here are some of them as shown in the changelog:       ext4: fix Kconfig documentation for CONFIG_EXT4_DEBUG     ext4: fix online resizing for ext3-compat file systems     ixgbe: fix EICR write in ixgbe_msix_other     wireless: regulatory: fix channel disabling race condition     […]

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Debian 7.0 Wheezy released!

Debian GNU/Linux 7.0, a new stable version of the world’s largest Linux distribution, has been released: “After many months of constant development, the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 7.0. This new version of Debian includes various interesting features such as multiarch support, several specific tools to deploy private clouds, an […]

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Install/Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.9 (Stable) in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

A stable version of Linux Kernel 3.9 has been released recently which brings more new features such as SSD caching, full support for Chrome OS, better support for ARM SoCand, faster LZO compression, and  more drivers for better support for modern computers. Linux 3.9 has also brought improvements to networking, storage, virtualization, power management, etc. […]

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CrunchBang 11 (Waldorf) A lightweight Debian based Linux Distribution

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  CrunchBang is a Debian based lightweight Linux distribution, created by Philip Newborough, designed to offer speed and functionality. CrunchBang uses the Openbox window manager with GTK+ applications. Openbox is a highly configurable window manager which allows you to change almost every aspect of how you interact with your desktop and invent completely new ways […]

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Install Linux Kernel 3.8.7 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.8.7 is the seventh maintenance release for the kernel 3.8 series bringing more updates and various bugfixes. In this guide, we will help you install this kernel in Ubuntu/Linux Mint using a bash script. The kernel files can be obtained from  here. Here are some fixes in kernel 3.8.7:     NFSv4: Doh! […]

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Linux Mint Debian Edition 201303 released!

The team is proud to announce the release of LMDE 201303. Screenshots LMDE 201303 Cinnamon Edition   LMDE 201303 MATE Edition  Highlights Update Pack 6 MATE 1.4 Cinnamon 1.6 Installer improvements (graphical timezone and keyboard selection, support for installation on multiple HDD, slideshow, webcam and face picture support) Device Driver Manager Plymouth splash screen If […]

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Kali Linux: Now available for download

Kali Linux is an advanced Penetration Testing and Security Auditing Linux distribution based on Debian and comes with packed with Gnome as stock (DE Desktop Environment). Kali Linux is developed by Offensive Security, The same people who developed BackTrack. Features More than 300 penetration testing tools: After reviewing every tool that was included in BackTrack, […]

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Install Emacs on Ubuntu/Linux Mint or Fedora/Other RPM based Linux

Emacs (pron.: /ˈiːmæks/) and its derivatives are a family of text editors that are characterized by their extensibility.  manual for one variant describes it as “the extensible, customizable, self-documenting, real-time display editor.” Development began in the mid-1970s and continues actively as of 2013 Emacs has over 2,000 built-in commands and allows the user to combine these […]

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