Bodhi Linux 4.2.0 Available to Download, Running Linux Kernel 4.10

bodhiA new version of Bodhi Linux, the Ubuntu-based Linux distribution, is available for download. Bodhi Linux 4.2 is the second minor update in the 4.x series and, accordingly, has a relatively minor change-log to match. What’s Bodhi Linux? If you’re unfamiliar with the distro (which you may well be) the tl;dr is this: it’s a lightweight […]

This post, Bodhi Linux 4.2.0 Available to Download, Running Linux Kernel 4.10, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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GNOME Shell 3.26 Will Have Translucent Top Bar, New Window Animations [Video]

A translucent top bar and new window maximizing effects will be on show in GNOME Shell 3.26 when it’s released later this year. Detailing the (admittedly minor) tweaks in a blog post today, GNOME’s Matthias Clasen also explains why GNOME Shell has a solid black topper by default. “The top bar was conceived to visually merge with the bezel […]

This post, GNOME Shell 3.26 Will Have Translucent Top Bar, New Window Animations [Video], was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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GNOME Tweak Tool Update Lets You Move Windows Controls

GNOME Tweak Tool on UBuntuA new version of the GNOME Tweak Tool is available for testing in Ubuntu 17.10 — and it includes some nifty new options! You can read a full surmise of the changes in the GNOME Tweak Tool 3.25.2 blog post announcement, but the key tweaks and changes to the tool you’ll want to know about are: […]

This post, GNOME Tweak Tool Update Lets You Move Windows Controls, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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An Introduction to Timekeeping in Linux VMs

Keeping time in Linux is not simple, and virtualization adds additional challenges and opportunities. In this article, I’ll review KVM, Xen, and Hyper-V related time-keeping techniques and the corresponding parts of the Linux kernel.

Timekeeping is the process or activity of recording how long something takes. We need “instruments” to measure time. The Linux kernel has several abstractions to represent such devices:

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