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Linux Mint’s New Desktop PC is Available to Buy, But The Price Will Make You Cry

The MintBox 3, which was announced back in July, has lastly gone on sale. The fanless desktop PC is made by established PC maker CompuLab and comes pre-loaded with the Linux Mint working system (which just got a new release, in case you hadn’t heard). However in contrast to its low-power and low-cost predecessors the MintBox Three touts some significantly first rate specs — and a value that can make your eyes water! MintBox Three Primary & Professional The MintBox 3 Primary is an expensive but performant powerhouse encompassing a 6-core Intel Core i5-9500 processor, 16GB RAM and 256GB of NVMe storage — and sure, that is the entry mannequin! The MintBox Three prices from $1399, excluding transport and some other charges which can be relevant. Additionally accessible is the c

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SuperTuxKart 1.1 Features Improved Online Multiplayer, Beta for iOS

A brand new model of SuperTuxKart is offered to obtain. SuperTuxKart 1.1 maintains compatibility with final yr’s main SuperTuxKart 1.0 release and doesn't introduce any new objects, karts, characters, or tracks. However don’t let that put you off making an attempt it out. Like all the time, there’s tonne of terrific tweaks on provide — and on this submit we check out them! New in SuperTuxKart 1.1 SuperTuxKart 1.1 boasts an improved on-line multiplayer expertise by IPv6 shopper and server help, higher ‘synchronisation’ of collisions and different in-game actions, and a wider vary of add-ons out there. The net UI can deal with emoji which, except for letting you ship emoji in chats, permits related nation flags to be displayed subsequent to on-line gamers based mostly on their local

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Watch 4 Linux-Based Mobile OSes Running on the PinePhone

As I’ve talked about beforehand: the PinePhone Linux phone has me tremendous excited. And considered one of the reason why I’m so gaga over this gadget quite than, say, the dear Purism Librem 5 is the breadth of cellular OS help deliberate for it. There’s simply one thing innately “Linux-y” about having an accessible {hardware} platform that software program initiatives are free and inspired to construct on, prolong, discover, develop, and so on. Don’t just like the default OS? Swap it for one more! Don’t like that? Attempt one thing else! The PinePhone enables you to distro hop in your telephone! There are a number of Linux cellular OSes planning to help the system. And because the SD card is bootable, it’ll be straightforward to change between programs too! Within the video

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Kdenlive 19.12 Released with Powerful New Audio Mixer, Master Effects

Ho, ho, hurrah — my favorite Linux video editor has a brand new model out and boy does it ship a some fairly substantial enhancements! “Highlights embody enormous efficiency enhancements leading to a sooner and smoother timeline, a brand new audio mixer, grasp results (audio/video), and higher audio waveform show to call a couple of,” says Farid Abdelnour, launch supervisor for the app. For those who subscribe to the omg! ubuntu! YouTube channel you’ll know that audio is my greatest supply of frustration (although since switching from my Blue Yeti mic to a special mic, individuals say it’s improved ??‍♂️). Naturally any enchancment on the sound entrance is — get able to groan — music to my ears. The brand new mixer seems to supply far larger management over audio and may allow tho

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Ubuntu 20.04 Confirms Its Kernel Choice (And Spoiler: It Isn’t the Latest)

Ubuntu 20.04 Confirms Its Kernel Selection (And Spoiler: It Isn’t the Newest) Ubuntu 20.04 will ship with Linux 5.four kernel and never the current Linux 5.5 launch. The choice, confirmed on the Ubuntu kernel mailing list, isn’t precisely a serious shock: Ubuntu 20.04 is the following Lengthy Time period Assist launch of Ubuntu, and Linux 5.4 is the newest Lengthy Time period Assist launch of the Linux kernel. It’s arguably far much less effort to make use of an LTS Linux kernel in an LTS distro Each obtain on-going help for a few years — so there’s a long run synergy, if you'll! Arguably there's simply sufficient time between now and the discharge of the ‘Focal Fossa’ for Canonical’s crack crew of kernel devs to arrange, package deal and ship the 5.5 kernel ...

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elementary OS 5.1 Pushes Out Its First Point Release

elementary OS 5.1 Pushes Out Its First Level Launch An up to date set up picture of the most recent elementary OS launch is now accessible to obtain. Anybody at the moment operating elementary OS 5.1 received’t must do something upon listening to this information as the entire updates inside the re-spun .iso have been pushed out as common system updates. This up to date ISO features a main safety repair, app updates, and Linux Kernel 5.3 However anybody seeking to set up elementary 5.1 recent ought to use this picture. Why? As a result of it contains a stack of safety fixes, app updates, and — reasonably excitingly — the most recent {hardware} enablement (HWE) stack courtesy of Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. Sure, meaning Linux kernel 5.3 is offered out of the field, bringi...

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RawTherapee v5.8 Can Recover Photo Detail ‘Lost to Lens Blur’

RawTherapee v5.eight Can Get better Photograph Element ‘Misplaced to Lens Blur’ Cross-platform open supply RAW processing tool RawTherapee has a brand new launch out — and if you happen to’re a eager photographer, it appears like a vital replace. RawTherapee v5.eight is the most recent steady model of the free picture editor, and the primary to be launched this 12 months (2020). The replace introduces help for CR3 knowledge (on cameras that help it), plus improved dealing with for digital camera fashions, DCP dual-illuminated enter profiles, and higher reminiscence utilization. However the “large new function” on this replace is the addition of a brand new Seize Sharpening device. This, RawTherapee builders say, helps ‘recuperate element misplaced to lens blur’. “[C...

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