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Mint signs partnership with Mozilla and restores Firefox settings to default • The Register

The Linux Mint distribution has been busy. Not only did he push version 20.3, it is also announcement an agreement with Mozilla, i.e. the vanilla Mozilla versions of Firefox and Thunderbird. It is very difficult to estimate the relative popularity of Linux distributions. Other than a few paid corporate distros, these are all free downloads […]

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Brave browser unable to drag and rearrange tabs after v1.34.80 update

If you’ve had enough of Chrome and are looking for a free open source, there are only a handful of browsers available on the internet. One of them is the recently released Brave browser. Developed by Brave Software Inc., it is a privacy-focused browser that includes a built-in ad blocker and website tracking blocker. While […]

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How to downgrade from the December patch on your Pixel 6

Unfortunately, the December 2021 update for the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro caused some notable issues, but you may have updated before the update was pulled. Due to signal issues and other issues, you may want to downgrade your Pixel 6 from the December 2021 update to the November 2021 patch, at least until the […]

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Linux Mint 20.3: here’s what’s new

The Linux Mint team has started shipping the final stable ISO images of Linux Mint 20.3 to their distribution network. The final version comes weeks after the release of beta versions of Linux Mint 20.3. Read on to find out what’s new and changed in the new versions of the popular Linux distribution. Linux Mint […]

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Hypocrite Commits, Rust RFC, and FUTEX2 were some popular kernel topics in 2021

There have been a ton of exciting kernel improvements merged in 2021, along with the introduction of new hardware support and more. But as exciting as the year has been, it has actually been weaker than usual in terms of commits and row counts. Here’s a look at some of the popular core topics in […]

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Intel Brings Feature Upgrade to Linux That Will Make Windows Users Jealous

Since BIOS updates became possible, the process required restarting the PC. Even when motherboard makers made a complete switch to UEFI, this remained the case. Intel is changing that, thanks to a new part of the ACPI specification called Platform Firmware Runtime Update and Telemetry (PFRUT). This allows updating the BIOS or UEFI firmware of […]

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How to use the new LaCrOS browser on Chrome OS 96 Stable

Since April 2020, we have been keeping an eye on the LaCrOS project. For a year and a half we have wondered and waited for Google to continue to develop this standalone browser on Chromebooks and now that we are nearing its official unveiling, there is a way for you to try if you like. […]

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Blackmagic fixes critical execution flaws in DaVinci Resolve code

Blackmagic Software recently fixed two security vulnerabilities in the very popular DaVinci Resolve software that would allow attackers to obtain code execution on unpatched systems. DaVinci Solve is a free software platform that combines video editing and color correction, visual effects, motion graphics, and audio post-production tools in a single solution. As its developer Blackmagic […]

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Microsoft admits Azure App Service source code leak bug • The Register

Microsoft has revealed a vulnerability in its Azure App Service for Linux that allowed file downloads that users almost certainly did not intend to release to the public. Microsoft invoices Azure App Service is what you need if you want to “quickly and easily build business-ready web and mobile applications for any platform or device, […]

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Alibaba Cloud struggling with Beijing over Log4J announcement • The Register

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has suspended Alibaba Cloud’s membership in an influential security council to protest its handling of the Log4j flaw. The move seems strange like The Apache Software Foundation credited Chen Zhaojun of Alibaba Cloud identified and reported the Log4J flaw in the first place. You might think Alibaba Cloud […]