Lilbits 393: The priciest webcam

Webcams are in short supply these days thanks the coronavirus pandemic. But you may already have a perfectly good camera that you can use for your next Zoom meeting or Facebook Messenger call. There are apps that will let you use an iPhone or Android device as a webcam for your computer. And some DSLR […]

Lenovo to begin selling some ThinkPad laptops with Fedora Linux

Most of Lenovo’s laptops ship with Windows 10 software. But soon you may be able to buy one that comes with Fedora 32 Workstation Linux pre-installed instead. Fedora Magazine says select Lenovo ThinkPad laptops will be available with the GNU/Linux distribution soon as part of a “pilot of Lenovo’s Linux Community Series – Fedora Edition.” […]

Fedora 30 released with flicker-free boot, better high-res display support, and more

The team behind the popular GNU/Linux distribution Fedora have released a major update that brings a bunch of software updates, some new options, and optimizations. Fedora 30 is now available for download from the Fedora website, or if you’re already using an earlier version, you should be prompted to download and install the update. The […]

Soon you’ll be able to use SUSE or Fedora on Windows 10, in addition to Ubuntu

One of the most surprising things about Windows 10 is that there’s an option to load a Linux subsystem that lets you run Ubuntu software using a Bash terminal. The feature is aimed at developers who might want to use Windows, but also need to run command line Linux tools and don’t want to keep […]