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LFS Environment Setup from Scratch

LFS Environment Setup from Scratch To create a Linux System from Scratch you will need an existing UNIX based system with support for a number of packages that are mentioned herein. We will go through the the LFS environment setup here. Let me re-iterate the objective of this build. It should be barebones – you […]

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Linux Distribution From Scratch – The Simplest Guide

Build a New Linux Distribution from Scratch Linux is an open source, free and community supported operating system that has been around for more than 2 decades now. It currently dominates the world of the Internet; most of the servers run Linux. In case of the Network or System Administrator, Linux is the Operating system […]

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Ubuntu to merge Desktop and GNOME

Canonical is set to merge desktop and GNOME for Ubuntu Canonical announced that Ubuntu will be dropping Unity from their 18.04 release from next year. We covered that in the previous post. Now Canonical is set to merge Desktop and GNOME in Ubuntu soon. I wished something similar to happen last time, though I hoped […]

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Ubuntu dumps Unity, returns to GNOME Desktop Environment

Unity is history, GNOME desktop environment is back in Ubuntu Ubuntu is the most popular Linux/Unix based operating systems. Canonical, the company that has built and maintained Ubuntu distributions has switched from their flagship Unity desktop environment and decided to focus on the default GNOME desktop environment for their desktop flavor. Ubuntu debuted with Unity […]

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The New Raspberry Pi 3 is Lovely

The new Raspberry Pi 3 release has taken the hackerspace by storm all over the world. The original Raspberry Pi was wonderful when it was first launched. Last year the Raspberry Pi 2 was launched and along with it came a full system equipped with a quad core ARM Cortex A-7 CPU running at 900 […]