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    Setting up Lan Cache Docker DNS in windows server hyper V?

    i’m trying to get lan cache working in docker on an Ubuntu VM in hyper V. i’ve figured out that the network in hyper V needs to reach out side as does the docker network! i’m just not sure how to navigate and configure the docket network. last time i tried this, i could ping the ubuntu VM but...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Ubuntu 18.04 Gets 10 Year Lifespan Ahead of Canonical IPO

    At a keynote in Berlin, Canonical's founder Mark Shuttleworth said that Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is getting a 10 year support period, which is 5 years longer than normal. This extension is specifically aimed at the IoT, financial services and telecommunications market, where products will often operate...
  3. cageymaru

    Samsung Is Bringing the Linux Environment to Smartphones

    Samsung is launching a Linux on DeX beta for certain Samsung smartphones. The Note9 and Tab S4 are the first phones that Samsung has officially sanctioned to be allowed to run a Linux environment and connect to a monitor with a single cable for a PC-like experience. This will allow users to...
  4. cageymaru

    Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" Has Been Released and More Linux News

    The latest version of Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" has been released. Along with the new version of Linux, Canonical has released statistics from users that opted in to complete a survey when installing 18.04 LTS. Phoronix has a list of some of the highlights that users should look forward...
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    Expanding my IT knowledge (not for professional purposes)

    I am interesting in expanding my IT knowledge to be more proficient in my home computer use. I know that there are educational resources but many or most in my top categories below are geared more at the professional. Here are the areas that I am interested in (basically in order of...
  6. cageymaru

    Hyper-V Quick Create Feature Makes Creating Ubuntu Virtual Machines Easier

    Microsoft has collaborated with Canonical to make running Linux even easier on Windows 10. The Hyper-V Quick Create command in the upcoming Fall Creator's Update will feature a virtual machine image that can be launched by typing "Hyper-V Quick Create" in your start menu. In addition to the...
  7. cageymaru

    The State of Linux Gaming After the Advent of Steam Play and Other Tools

    Jason Evangelho has taken a deeper dive into Linux, Lies and Steam Play compatible video games. He touches on subjects such as ease of use when it comes to making Windows games run on Linux. Liam Dawe, of Gaming on Linux fame, assists Jason on his journey into gaming on the OS and it is nice...
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    BloodyIron on Linux Gaming - YouTube

    Hi Folks, By now, you may have seen this: And I'm sure some of you might have felt like this: Well, I'm BloodyIron, and I'm now working on something I've been mulling over for like 2 years. I'm going to start a YouTube series, as part of a channel of mine (which does not yet have...
  9. cageymaru

    Linux In the News

    Linux has gotten a rave review from Jason Evangelho after giving it a two week trial on his Dell XPS 13. Jason wandered into the Linux rabbit hole after 350GB of time sensitive data during a file transfer that was interrupted by an unannounced Windows 10 update and blue screen. He found that...
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    Need help with libvirt VM connectivity

    I have a feeling it is something very basic I'm missing here but this is driving me nuts at the moment. I can't get bridging to work in a persistent way between the guests and the outside world on my server. The system is an old HP i7 2600 desktop with 32GB of ram running Ubuntu 16.04 x86...
  11. DooKey

    Intel SPI Driver in Ubuntu 17.10 Release Might Corrupt Your Laptop Bios

    Canonical has pulled their latest Ubuntu 17.10 release because there are many reports of Lenovo and other brand laptops experiencing corrupted BIOS when the OS is installed. At this time it looks like the Intel SPI driver is the culprit. Once a new kernel can be compliled without these drivers...
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    What Changed at 6th Gen that breaks my Ubuntu 14.04?

    I've got a harddrive with Ubuntu 14.04 and a low latency kernel installed. It ran fine on a PC with an i7-5930K (and it ran fine on another PC with a Phenom x4 II 955). I wanted to test some "new" hardware with a LGA1151 socket, and so I got the i3-6100 to go in it. When I start up I get...
  13. R

    Window Controls In Ubuntu Will Move To The Right

    Ubuntu will begin shipping with the minimize, maximize, and close buttons on the right-hand side of windows in October, after a survey carried out last month showed that 53.8% of respondents saying they prefer them on the right. Ubuntu is making this change after 7 years of the controls being on...
  14. Zarathustra[H]

    Former Compiz Developer: Free Software Desktop Might Enter A Dark Age [editorial]

    Here is one that sounds a little bit like sour grapes to me. A former Canonical Compiz developer decries Ubuntu's switch back to Gnome in a blog entry, saying it might lead to "a dark age" for open source desktops, with so few large organizations pursuing new ones. Personally, I couldn't...
  15. Zarathustra[H]

    Ubuntu Linux to Switch Back to Gnome as Default Desktop

    If you are anything like me, Ubuntu's introduction of Unity back in 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat), and becoming the default desktop for Ubuntu in 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) was a large reason for leaving Ubuntu and choosing a different distribution. In a move that for a split second had me checking my...
  16. Zarathustra[H]

    AMD Ryzen with Ubuntu – Here is What You Have to Do to Fix Constant Crashes

    As we reported on on Monday Ryzen will really need a newer kernel than most current Linux distributions ship with in order to work properly. If you are of the alternate OS persuasion, and are an early Ryzen adopter, Servethehome has you covered regarding how to update your kernel in Ubuntu, and...
  17. Zarathustra[H]

    Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Linux Gaming Performance With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060/1080

    Phoronix has an article up today comparing gaming performance between Windows 10 and Ubuntu Linux on Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 and 1080 GPU's. It seems like not so long ago we were hearing from Valve, that they anticipated their Source engine based games to, in many cases, perform better under...
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