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Linux Mint

​Linux Mint is a community-driven Linux distribution based on Debian and Ubuntu that strives to be a “modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.”Linux Mint provided full out-of-the-box multimedia support by including some proprietary software and comes bundled with a variety of free and open-source applications;however, with the release of v18 “Sarah” some previously included proprietary software such as multimedia codecs was no longer included by default. 75 more words

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Linux Turns 25

TechCrunch reports –

Linux will turn 25 years old on August 25, the day Linus Torvalds sent out his fateful message asking for help with a new operating system. 84 more words

How To Enable Night Mode on Android Nougat

Earlier this month when the Nougat was still in preview by developers, we saw quite a few features pop up in Android Nougat, later to be dumped. 359 more words

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Android Nougat now offers iOS users to switch data to an android device

In the recently launched Android 7.0 Nougat, Google has silently added an opportunity to the setup process which helps iOS users, either iPhone or iPad, make the switch to Android. 215 more words

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How to get updates of Android 7.0 Nougat on your Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, or Nexus 6

Google just released the much awaited Android 7.0 Nougat to those impatient Nexus owners out there, fulfilling their promises that Nougat will be available before the summer is over. 272 more words

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Blame it on your brain: Researchers discover why we ignore PC security warnings

This is the reason so much security work goes on in the background, without your knowledge.

If you’re the type of person who absolutely hates Microsoft’s practice of downloading and installing Windows 10 security updates late at night—well, new research says you have only yourself to blame. 367 more words

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Another day, another 4,600 lines of Linux kernel code

The vast majority of contributions come from paid developers

The Linux kernel is improving faster than ever, gaining 7.8 patches per hour and 4,600 lines of new code every day. 380 more words