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Secure Boot Linux distribution support

It’s sad that we need this, but alas – Matthew Garret has made a list of Linux distributions that boot on Windows 8 PCs with Secure Boot enabled. Tellingly enough, the list is short. Very short. Can someone hack this nonsense into oblivion please? Read More »

Build extensions for the GNOME desktop environment

Follow @LinuxUserMag The GNOME 3 desktop environment represents a dramatic shift from the traditional desktop metaphor. The key element in this redesign is GNOME Shell. It provides core user interface functions that are essential to the GNOME 3 user experience, such as switching windows and launching applications. It also provides core user interface components such as the panel, activities window ... Read More »

Falcon Pro (for Twitter) Is a Newshound’s Best Friend

Falcon Pro (for Twitter) pitches itself as “the ultimate Twitter experience on Android,” and while one can usually take these app-store hyperbole laden statements with an idiom-laden statement — in this case a grain of salt — there is one thing that I’m looking for in a Twitter client that Falcon Pro promises. What I’m looking for — the newshound ... Read More »