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Freescale and NXP PowerPC Microprocessors Protected Against Spectre, Chromebook to Support Dual-Boot Mode, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Game Kickstarted Campaign Cancels Linux Port

One year later, the Freescale and NXP PowerPC microprocessors are now protected against the variant 2 of the Spectre vulnerability.

For those who absolutely need those one or two applications from Windows, the Chromebook wil…

Trinity Desktop Environment New Release, New Read-Only File System Designed for Android Devices, CloudNative Conference Coming Up, Retro Arcade Games Coming to Polycade

Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE) development team just announced the release of TDE R14.0.5. The TDE project began as a continuation of the K Desktop Environment (KDE) version 3.

The Huawei developed EROFS is finding its wa…

GSConnect, Mozilla Firefox 61, Scientific Linux 7.5, GNOME and Nautilus

News briefs for May 15, 2018.

It seems like the next Ubuntu release (18.10) may support Android devices out-of-box via a utility called GSConnect. This is similar to KDE Connect. Transfer files, receive notifications, and more.

The Mozilla team has been hard at work to address all of the known problems plaguing their bookmark sync functionality. A new engine has been developed to address these issues which landed in the latest Nightly build.

Speaking of Mozilla, Firefox 61 beta 6 will be available for testing on May 18.

Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5, Scientific Linux 7.5 is now officially released.

According to a recent commit, the GNOME team is removing the ability to launch binary applications from within Nautilus. Note that this only affects the file manager and nothing else.

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