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Day: January 19, 2018

  • Like many companies, Google uses a variety of operating systems in-house. macOS and Windows are used by a large number of employees, a modified build of Debian Linux is used on its servers (as of 2014, at least), and Chrome OS and Android devices are commonplace. In work environments where Linux is needed, Google uses a customized version of Ubuntu 14.04 called ‘Goobuntu,’ which has never been released publicly. At DebConf in August 2017 (the news didn’t catch media attention until now), Google announced that it would switch from Goobuntu to a Debian-based distribution called ‘gLinux.’ It’s based on the upcoming Debian 10 release, and the company has developed a tool for migrating systems from Goobuntu to gLinux. Android Police This is a big hit to Ubuntu I wonder if they were making any money on Google.
  • If done right, vintage decor can work well in a modern home. By blending vintage and contemporary styles can make your home look more sophisticated and provide a charming atmosphere. It is a good idea to always have one dominant style with only an accent of the other. A modern interior design can be delightfully enhanced by a touch of vintage here and there. What to buy Big furniture piece like couches and armchairs gets worn down a lot over time, therefore finding a vintage sofa for example which is still in good shape might be challenging to find. By sticking to a contemporary piece, you can solve this problem. Old side tables and coffee tables, on the other hand, looks decent most of the time, no matter the age. Also, dresser and vintage consoles can look very classy when used as a centrepiece in any room. Most vintage wood pieces are excellent quality, wood that looks worn down might add to the vintage look that you were wanting. However, a new varnish will help it fit in with the rest of the modern room without losing that vintage sophistication. For a further blend in of old wooden piece, the simple trick is to paint it the same color as the wall. Smaller vintage items that will add to the charm are chandeliers, vintage mirrors, lamp shades, throw pillows, rocking chairs, old vases, warn down frames, old photos, eccentric art and so on, the possibilities are endless. How to get it right Fortunately and unfortunately (for the less creative), there are no rules when it comes to mixing vintage and modern furniture. It depends on what goes well together and what effect you want to gain. If you have a good feel for what works well together, then a scavage...
  • In today’s society, every single aspect of our life is closely intertwined with the rest of it. Every action we take will have direct consequences on our lifestyle. Considering the global economic disaster that has occurred a couple of years ago, but still holds a huge influence on the market, it’s even more important to be fully aware of the impact your actions have on everything you know. With so many people living on the brink of existence, not living life but instead surviving it, every single penny saved is of great importance. However, it’s not like that kind of knowledge simply sits around and waits for it to be picked up. On the contrary, some of the following tips are direct knowledge coming from experts, people you would usually hire to do the job for you. Generally speaking, the best way to save money is to educate yourself on the matter in question and to look for long-term benefits. Sometimes, an investment that seems out-of-place may be the very straw you will use to gain financial stability. DIY projects, green living options, minimalism, tiny houses. Those are all things that sound rather inconvenient, but the amount of money you could save by simply utilizing a few of the following tips is sure to turn your head around. First of all, green roofing options are becoming more and more popular in the recent history, with many variations created to better suit the needs of every individual American. Green roofing systems are specially designed roofs that support plant-life. They are costly, but they are well-worth it. By simply applying logic to the matter, you will see that by adding that huge amount of mass, you will further isolate your home. That means you will save money on your energy bills because...
  • Microsoft today announced a major new release of Office 2016 for Mac that aligns this product with the versions on Windows, Android, and iOS. “Mac Office 2016 version 16 is now live! For the first time in over 20 years, Office is again built out of one codebase for all platforms (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android)!” Microsoft principle software engineer Erik Schwiebert tweeted today. “Massive code alignment under the hood, bringing new user features such as real-time collaboration in Word and PPT, more formulas and multithreaded recalc in Excel, etc!” Thurrott A little piece of history made today.