Canonical Assures Users 32-bit Apps Will Run on Ubuntu 19.10 and Future Releases

Due to recent escalations, Canonical updated their view on the removal of support for the i386 (32-bit) architecture for Ubuntu 19.10 and future releases to assure users 32-bit apps will still run on the Linux-based operating system.

Last week, Canonical announced that they will completely deprecate support for 32-bit (i386) hardware architectures in future Ubuntu Linux releases, starting with the upcoming Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) operating system, due for release later this fall on October 17th. However, the company mentioned the fact that while 32-bit support is going away, there will still be ways to run 32-bit apps on a 64-bit OS.

As Canonical didn’t give more details on the matter at the time of the announcement, many users started complaining about how they will be able to run certain 32-bit apps and game… (read more)

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Official Raspberry Pi OS Updated with Raspberry Pi 4 Support, Based on Debian 10

The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced today the release of a new version of the official operating system for the tiny Raspberry Pi single-board computers to support their latest Raspberry Pi 4 release.

With the launch of the Raspberry Pi 4 SBC series, the Raspberry Pi Foundation released a new version of Raspbian OS, the official Raspberry Pi operating system based on the popular Debian GNU/Linux distribution. This release adds numerous new features and improvements, but the biggest change is that it supports the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B single-board computer.

Another major change in the new Raspbian OS release is that the entire operating system has been rebased on the soon-to-be-released Debian GNU/L… (read more)

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Raspberry PI 4 Released – Complete specs and pricing

A new version of the Raspberry PI 4 model has been released, and it is incredible update over the older model. A few years ago, I got Raspberry Pi 3 . It was my first 64-bit ARM board. It came with a 64-bit CPU. Here are the complete specs for an updated 64-bit credit card size Raspberry PI 4 desktop computer level of performance.
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How to Add Hosts in OpenNMS Monitoring Server

In our first part of this article, we have described in detail on how to install and configure the latest OpenNMS network monitoring platform on CentOS/RHEL as well as on Ubuntu/Debian server. In this...

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Book Review: A Byte of Vim

We review the classic A Byte of Vim book. It’s a short book for beginners to get started with Vim editor. This book can be downloaded for free.

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Valve Says Steam for Linux Won’t Support Ubuntu 19.10 and Future Releases

Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais working on Steam for Linux announced that they will drop support for the upcoming Ubuntu 19.10 release, as well as future Ubuntu Linux releases.

Valve’s harsh announcement comes just a few days after Canonical’s announcement that they will drop support for 32-bit (i386) architectures in Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine). Pierre-Loup Griffais said on Twitter that Steam for Linux won’t be officially supported on Ubuntu 19.10, nor any future releases.

The Steam developer also added that Valve will focus their efforts on supporting other Linux-based operating systems for Steam for Linux. They will be looking for a GNU/Linux distribution that still offers support for 32-bit apps, and that they will try to minimize the breakage for Ubuntu users.

“Ubuntu 19.10 and future releases will not … (read more)

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You Can Now Buy Linux Notebooks Powered by Zorin OS from Star Labs

The makers of the Zorin OS Linux operating system announced today that they partnered with a computer manufacturer to offer users notebooks powered by Zorin OS.

The wait is over, as Zorin OS has partnered with Star Labs, a UK-based computer manufacturer specialised in selling Linux-powered notebooks, to offer you two new laptops running the latest version of Zorin OS, fully customized and optimised for these powerful and slick notebooks.

“Creating a Linux desktop experience that’s accessible to everyone has always been our mission at Zorin OS,” reads today’s announcement. “Today we’re taking the next step in this mission by making Zorin OS easier for the masses to access: on new computers powered by Zorin OS.”

Meet Star LabTop and Star Lite notebooks with Zorin OS 15

Meet the Star LabTop and Star Lite notebooks powered b… (read more)

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