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Everything You Need to Migrate Your Home Office to Linux

Windows 10 has been perhaps the most successful Windows ever. It’s faster, more feature-packed, and more secure.
But it’s a mixed bag. Microsoft is thirstier than ever for users’ private data, and it is acting more hands-on than ever before. They want to control what software you run, and when you run your updates. And at a fundamental level, it’s still Windows, and still especially vulnerable to viruses and malware.

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New kernel out now

That's right, Linux kernel 4.4.21 is here as the most advanced LTS (Long Term Support) kernel build, and it's a big one, as according to the appended shortlog and the diff from the previous maintenance version, namelyLinux kernel 4.4.20 LTS, it changes a total of 207 files, with 3033 insertions and 1811 deletions. So yes, that's a pretty big kernel update for all GNU/Linux distributions powered by the Linux 4.4 LTS series, such as Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-4-4-21-lts-is-a-big-update-with-over-200-changes-update-now-508357.shtml

Kaku Is An Open-Source Desktop YouTube Music Player for Linux

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On the hunt for a desktop YouTube music player that works on Ubuntu (or another Linux distribution)?  Check out Kaku, which OMG! Ubuntu! reader PyGeek03 tipped us to via our mail bag. He writes: “…someone has created a new and fully-functional app for playing music from Youtube: Kaku. In fact, this app even has its own Numix icon! Beside features available with Atraci, there’s a list of Top Ranking tracks on the Home page, and a feature called Online DJ, which enable you to share what you’re listening with other people (I haven’t check this feature out yet). You can also choose whether to backup your data to Local or Dropbox in Settings. While the video is playing, you can view it in Fullscreen mode (which is more like Focused mode, because I can only switch to other running apps using Alt + Tab, but not Plank), TV mode (which enlarge the video to fill the whole window), cast to other device, or open the video in your default browser.” Kaku Features YouTube is possibly the single biggest on…