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  1. U

    macOS Catalina

    Catalina has been out for a little while now. It would be interesting to hear people's user experiences if they've upgraded. I haven't yet, because I know it's going to break a lot of things just be being 64-bit only. However, Catalina is also one of the biggest jumps in terms of increased...
  2. H

    What OSs are out there?

    With the exception of one laptop running Apple Snow Leopard years ago I've exclusively had computers running on a Windows. Beyond Apple and Microsoft OSs the only other option I've heard of is Linux and Unix. Having tried to get use to Windows 10 for a few years now I'm thinking once I have the...
  3. cageymaru

    Microsoft Will Ship a Linux Kernel with Windows

    Microsoft has announced that it will be shipping a Linux kernel with Windows. The Windows Subsystem for Linux: WSL 2 will bring full support for Docker and other Linux features to Windows. This will be the first time a Linux kernel is shipped with Windows and it is based on the 4.19 version of...
  4. cageymaru

    Linux Gaming Across 9 Distros [Review in Progress]

    Jason Evangelho of Forbes has started a Linux series where he reviews various Linux distributions (distros) for ease of use and performance in regards to Linux gaming. Jason's series isn't about just running benchmarks as he asks questions that everyday users would need to find out. Where am I...
  5. cageymaru

    OpenBSD Co-Founder Drops Hyper-Threading Support to Mitigate Foreshadow Attacks

    Theo de Raadt, an OpenBSD co-founder has officially announced that the open-source operating system will not utilize Hyper-threading for Intel processors. He complains that Intel isn't telling them about upcoming discovered threats and the steps that an OS developer needs to take to mitigate...
  6. cageymaru

    OpenWrt 18.06.0 Has Been Released

    OpenWrt is an open source Linux operating system targeting embedded devices such as routers, smartphones, pocket computers, and residential gateways. OpenWrt version 18.06.0 is the first stable version after the OpenWrt/LEDE project merger and the source code is available on the project's...
  7. R

    Try Google's New OS In Your Browser

    Google has been fighting with itself for a long time having Android and Chrome OS overlapping each other, and now Slash Gear is reporting that Google is apparently working on a third wheel. "Andromeda" was a rumor that had started from people thinking that Google would merge their two current...
  8. DooKey

    Apple's Lisa Operating System Going Open Source

    Apple is releasing their Local Integrated System Architecture (LISA) OS as open source next year. If you recall, the Apple Lisa didn't sell well at all, as a matter of fact it only sold 10K units. However, it was the first PC to have a GUI and use a mouse. Just think if Apple didn't sell the...
  9. U

    The High Sierra Thread

    High Sierra has been available for a short while. Feel free to hop in and talk about experiences you're having with it. Apple's Info: https://www.apple.com/macos/high-sierra/ Features Article: https://www.macworld.com/article/3199825/macs/macos-high-sierra-features-specs-pricing-faq.html ===...
  10. Zarathustra[H]

    Android Challenges Windows as World’s Most Popular Operating System in Terms of Internet Usage

    So there you have it. This is presumably why Microsoft has been so worried, and has been so heavy handed in trying to force people into its ecosystem, rather than just trying to rely on a traditional operating system model. If current trends continue Q1 -Q2 some time of 2017 will be when...
  11. Pieter3dnow

    Windows update will no longer force random reboots

    It seems at Microsoft they are doing miracle work these days :) http://www.fudzilla.com/news/43005-windows-10-will-stop-randomly-re-booting-on-updates Let's hope this feature makes it into a retail version :)
  12. Cerulean

    Does Microsoft Surface Data Eraser Utility wipe the OS too?

    Scenario: * Surface Pro tablets used in a financial institution will be decommissioned and raffled off to employees * Secure wiping is required while retaining the OS Route A: * Do full reset + full drive cleaning option via OS, then use CCleaner to wipe free space, and perform another full...
  13. K

    Jimber OS

    Hi Two years ago, we started developing Jimber OS with some friends. Now, we have an alpha version of Jimber OS. Jimber OS is an operating system like ChromeOS. it's web based, but Jimber is unique cause you we build a custom frame and now it's possible to surf to any website in an iframe...
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