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This Week Twitter Taught Me: I Follow Too Many Red Hat Employees

Dang it! Another week has only gone and flapped past my ears while I sat here squinting awkwardly at Twitter. And what of the tweets that whizzed by my eyeballs this week? Well, most of […]

10 May 2019
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Every Chromebook launched this year will support Linux apps

Google has apparently said that every Chromebook launched in 2019 will support Linux apps, according to an Android Police update on Google I/O 2019.

8 May 2019
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Stadia is Google’s New Gaming Service Powered by Linux & Open-Source Tech

Stadia, a brand new game streaming service from Google, has been revealed — and it's powered by Linux and open source technology.

19 March 2019
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‘Linux for Chromebooks’ May Let Chromebook Owners Choose Which Distro to Use

Last year Google wowed Linux geeks the world over with a feature that lets Chromebook users run desktop Linux apps on Chrome OS. The feature, dubbed ‘Crostini’ at the time, but now known by the […]

12 January 2019

Are You a Fan of Google Chrome’s New Look?

Perhaps it’s just me, but I don’t think the look of Google Chrome has altered all that much since it blinked into life in 2009. But that will shortly change. Rumour has it that Google […]

10 July 2018
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View GIFs on the Command Line (Cos Why Not, Right?)

The command line is fantastically versatile. You can get weather forecasts on the CLI, you can get the latest World Cup scores on the CLI, and you can even watch Star Wars on the CLI. And […]

5 July 2018
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Google is Now a Platinum Member of The Linux Foundation

Google is now a Platinum member of The Linux Foundation. A long-time member of the non-profit organisation, Google has chosen to increase the amount of money it donates to the foundation from $100k a year to […]

1 July 2018
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Google’s VR180 Creator Tool Makes it Easier to Edit VR Video on Linux

Google has released a new VR video conversion tool for macOS and Linux. It’s called “VR180 Creator” (catchy) and the tool aims to make it easier for people to edit video shot on 180-degree and 360-degree […]

17 June 2018
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Google Just Forked a Popular GTK Theme

Rumour is that desktop Linux apps are coming to Chromebooks, and when they do they may look rather familiar. Like, Adapta GTK theme familiar.

27 April 2018

Chrome OS will soon let you run Linux VMs

It could soon be possible to run Linux apps on a Chromebook without jumping through hoops.  Recent commits to the Chrome OS source code suggests that Google is preparing to introduce support for virtual machines, […]

26 February 2018

How To Search Google from the Command Line

If you wanted to Google from the command line you need to check out Googler, a small open-source tool with lets you search the web from a terminal.

18 August 2017
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[How To] Fix The Google GPG Error on Ubuntu

We show you how to fix the 'failed to fetch' apt error caused by Google changing the key it uses to sign its Linux repo.

6 August 2017