Say goodbye to Windows woes and embrace the next generation of Linux laptops with the mighty Kubuntu Focus M2 GEN 5
Ladies and gentlemen, tech enthusiasts, and Linux lovers, prepare to be blown away by the latest offering from the Kubuntu Focus Team. They've outdone themselves yet again, bringing forth the M2 GEN 5 laptop, a true game-changer in the world of portable computing. With its remarkable hardware upgrades and a price that won't break the bank, this Kubuntu notebook is set to leave Windows users green with envy.
Bid farewell to mediocre CPUs, folks. The M2 GEN 5 takes a giant leap forward with an awe-inspiring upgrade from the i7-12700H to the lightning-fast i9-13900HX, boasting an astonishing 24 cores and 32 threads. With up to a 56 percent increase in multi-core performance, this laptop is a force to be reckoned with, effortlessly handling the most demanding tasks.
Freespire closes the gap between Linux and Windows 10
If you've been using Windows for a while, you'll be very comfortable with how Microsoft's operating system looks and works. Although Windows 11 sports a centered taskbar, that OS isn't hugely different to its predecessor, Windows 10.
Familiarity with Windows makes it very difficult for users to switch to a non-Microsoft operating system, but Freespire's latest update aims to make users of Windows 10 or Windows 11 feel more at home using Linux.
Forget Windows 12, Nitrux is your next OS
Microsoft is slowly beginning to kill off Windows 10, stopping major feature updates for the operating system and hoping to persuade more users to move to Windows 11. While that’s the obvious upgrade path, some users will want to hang on for Windows 12, which is reported to be under development at the moment.
But if you’re happy to consider another option, then Nitrux might be the operating system for you.
TUXEDO unveils next-gen InfinityBook Pro 14: A powerful, ultra-mobile Linux laptop
TUXEDO has announced the latest generation of its popular InfinityBook Pro 14, an ultra-mobile yet powerful business laptop featuring a 16:10 3K display, massive 99 Wh battery, and full Linux support.
The new 8th generation InfinityBook Pro 14 boasts a combination of an ultra-light and slim magnesium body, a high-end processor, and the maximum battery capacity allowed for airplane carry-on. This combination ensures maximum mobility and strong performance for business, multimedia, and even image and video editing on a premium 14-inch high-resolution display.
Manjaro Linux 22.1 'Talos' is here with updates for GNOME, KDE Plasma, and Xfce
Weight-loss drug Mounjaro is all the rage these days, helping people to shed pounds. Please don't confuse this medication with the similarly named "Manjaro" Linux-based operating system. While Mounjaro helps you lose weight, Manjaro can help you lose Windows!
Today, Manjaro Linux 22.1 is released. Code-named "Talos," it is chock-full of new features. Once again, this version of the distribution can be had with your choice of three desktop environments -- GNOME, KDE Plasma, and Xfce.
Ubuntu 23.04 Lunar Lobster makes for easier enterprise deployment
From today, Ubuntu 23.04 (Lunar Lobster) will be available for download, publisher Canonical has announced. The release marks a significant step forward for enterprise deployment and customization.
A unified Ubuntu server and desktop installation engine, Subiquity, supports the same autoinstall configuration workflows for both desktops and servers, making life easier for admins. The Ubuntu 23.04 installer has a refreshed user interface with a modern but familiar first-time user experience, along with new enterprise management capabilities.
Silicon Power launches incredibly versatile USB 3.2 Gen 1 All-in-One Card Reader
Are you tired of constantly switching between different card readers to access data from your various devices? If so, look no further than Silicon Power's All-in-One Card Reader.
This versatile card reader supports many commonly used memory card formats, including SD, microSD, MMC, CF, and MS. With just one device, you can access data from numerous sources, whether it's from your camera, phone, drone, or other digital device. The card reader is capable of reading and writing on up to four cards simultaneously.
4MLinux 42.0 now available
4MLinux is a lightweight Linux distribution that is known for its versatility and ease of use. The latest version, 4MLinux 42.0, has been released, and the operating system is chock full of new features and improvements.
One of the most significant changes in this release is the status of the 4MLinux 42.0 series, which has been changed to STABLE. This means that users can expect a stable and reliable operating system that they can use for their day-to-day tasks.
Kick Microsoft Windows 11 out of your life and switch to Linux Lite 6.4 today!
Linux Lite is a popular Linux distribution that is designed to be easy to use for people switching from Windows. The latest version, Linux Lite 6.4, includes a number of new features and improvements, making it a great choice for anyone looking for a reliable and user-friendly Linux distribution.
Linux Lite 6.4 is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. The distro includes a number of bug fixes and security updates. The operating system is a smart choice for users who are new to Linux or who are looking for a more lightweight alternative to Windows or macOS.
System76 refreshes Gazelle Linux laptop with Intel Core i9-13900H CPU and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU
Today, System76 unveils the latest generation of its Gazelle laptop. The Gazelle is a powerful and versatile laptop that is perfect for a wide range of users. It is a great choice for creative professionals, gamers, and anyone who needs a powerful laptop for work or play.
The Gazelle is powered by the 14-core Intel Core i9-13900H processor, which offers a max clock speed of 5.4Ghz. This new CPU provides up to 8 percent better performance compared to the previous generation of the Gazelle laptop. The computer also features an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU, which delivers exceptional performance for both gaming and graphics-intensive tasks.
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Ubuntu Cinnamon becomes an official flavor, making Linux Mint obsolete
Linux Mint is a fairly popular operating system. But why do so many people use that Ubuntu-based distribution? People may tell you several reasons, but the reality is, many Ubuntu users are just not comfortable with the default desktop environment.
Because Unity, and now GNOME, are so radically different from the traditional Windows interface, some people flocked to Linux Mint and its familiar Cinnamon desktop environment. Mate and Xfce are Mint desktop options too, but make no mistake, Cinnamon is the crown jewel of the distro. Sure, there are other nice aspects of Linux Mint, but ultimately, it is familiarity with former Windows users that make the OS attractive to many.
GNOME 44 'Kuala Lumpur' is finally here
There are many great desktop environments for Linux, such as Cinnamon, KDE Plasma, and MATE to name a few. With that said, only one can be the best, and that is obviously GNOME. Look, folks, there's a reason Canonical uses it as the default DE for Ubuntu -- it's that good.
If you are a GNOME fan, I have some extremely exciting news. You see, as of today, GNOME 44 is officially here! Named "Kuala Lumpur," this version of the desktop environment is loaded with new features. Most notably, the Software app has received several enhancements, including an improved user interface and better error messages. You can read the full release notes here.
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Fedora Linux 38 Beta ready for testing
Fedora 38 is finally available for download... in Beta. Yes, the pre-release version of the Linux-based operating system can be installed now, but keep in mind, it is mostly intended for testing. Remember, folks, it is never wise to run an early version of a Linux distribution on your main machine due to bugs and potential data loss.
If you understand the risks and decide to give the operating system a go, you will be treated to some exciting things, such as the GNOME 44 desktop environment and improvements to the rpm package manager. A full changelog can be seen here.