Get Going with X2Go | LAS 374

Get Going with X2Go | LAS 374

The best remote desktop experience has never been easier, we’ll show you the power of X2Go with the security of SSH!

Plus the push to kill flash picks up, Firefox OS fork “H5OS” gets a $100 million boost, how to watch Amazon Prime video under Linux & more!

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— Show Notes: —

Install X2Go

apt-get update

apt-get install python-software-properties

add-apt-repository ppa:x2go/stable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install x2goserver x2goserver-xsession

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/ppa

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/trusty-mate

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-mate-core ubuntu-mate-desktop

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install x2goclient


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Ubuntu PC maker System76 abandons Flash, says it’s too dangerous | Ars Technica

Ubuntu PC maker System76 will stop installing Adobe Flash on its laptops and desktops, saying the software is too dangerous and is no longer necessary.”In 2007 System76 was granted a license from Adobe to pre-install Flash on all our laptops and desktops,” the company said in a blog post yesterday. “In terms of making a great first impression with our customers, especially those new to Ubuntu, this was an important detail.”

FSF and SFC work with Canonical on an “intellectual property” policy update []

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC) have both put out statements about a change to the Canonical, Ltd. “intellectual property” policy that was negotiated over the last two years (FSF statement and SFC statement). Effectively, Canonical has added a “trump clause” that clarifies that the licenses of the individual packages override the Canonical policy when there is a conflict. T

Firefox OS fork “H5OS” gets a $100 million boost

Acadine, founded by former Mozilla execs, has received a $100 million investment from China’s Tsinghua Unigroup, to launch a Firefox OS fork called “H5OS.”


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