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vlad stefan
Critical thinker , Linux enthusiast and freelance blogger .
Critical thinker , Linux enthusiast and freelance blogger .
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At MWC 2017, Nokia launched the new Nokia 3310 feature phone with a fresh (but familiar) look. This iconic S30 operating system-based smartphone comes with 22-hours talk time and snake game. You can use this dual-SIM feature phone and get 51-hours of MP3 playback.

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"Around the same time as the project was gathering momentum a chance meeting with Mark Shuttleworth – who happened to be in the Dell offices discussing Ubuntu – spawned Project Sputnik, a collaboration with Canonical to create a Linux Ultrabook running Ubuntu."

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Technologic Systems has announced that it will be partnering with Canonical to make Ubuntu Core available for their TS-4900 Compute Module, presenting it as one of the most secure, easy to manage, and flexible i.MX6 powered boards on the market.

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Microsoft Office has dominated the digital office suite market for a long time. They have many products with all the features anyone could ever need, but many that the average person would simply never used. Should you pay for all those features you’re never going to use, or should you find yourself a free alternative to Microsoft Office? You can use other great office software like LibreOffice and Google Docs, and save lots of money.

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The vulnerability is in the kernel code supporting the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol, which is enabled on many Linux distributions.
Patches are also available for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. 

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Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus Beta 1 release is finally here. If you’re interested, you can go ahead and download the ISO images of the participating flavors, which are, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, and Ubuntu Studio. Powered by Linux kernel 4.10, these releases feature the latest stable versions of their respective desktop environments. This release will be followed by the Final Beta release on March 23 and final release on April 13.

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Handset maker Fairphone is teaming up with the community project UBports, which seeks to get Ubuntu Touch on mobile devices. They will be showing off Ubuntu Touch running on the Fairphone 2 during Mobile World Congress, which starts February 27 in Barcelona. While Ubuntu is probably not the first name that comes to mind when you think of mobile devices, the phone in question offers some compelling features.

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SuperTuxKart is an Open Source kart racing game inspired by classics such as Diddy Kong Racing, The Mario Kart series and Crash Team Racing.

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AMD has revealed its three new Ryzen 7 processors, which will be launched on March 2. With these CPUs, AMD aims to challenge Intel’s supremacy. Coming in three tiers, these processors beat Intel’s top PC chips’ price and performance. The processors are up for preorder via different retailers.

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Sony has just announced the world’s fastest SD cards with read/write speeds of 300 and 299 MB/s respectively. Known as SF-G Series, these Class 3 (UHS) and Class 10 (SD) cards can be used to record high-resolution 4K videos easily. The series comes in three storage options and will be available in March.
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