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Fedora 28 Linux-based operating system released

While the past couple of days were filled with news about the new version of Windows 10 and its massive list of bugs, Linux users have the opportunity to test a new version of Fedora Linux as well.

Fedora 28 is the new version of the Linux distribution and it is available as a Workstation, Server and Atomic Host release.

Microsoft Office May 2018 non-security updates overview

Yesterday was the first Tuesday of the month and that means Microsoft Office patch day at Microsoft. The May 2018 non-security updates for Microsoft Office include patches for Microsoft Office 2016, 2013 and 2010.

As usually, these updates apply only to Microsoft Installer (msi) editions of Microsoft Office and not to Click-to-Run editions such as Microsoft Office 365.

Just open the linked support pages to find out more about the updates and download 32-bit or 64-bit versions of the patches to your device to apply them to the Office installation.

Firefox 60: sponsored content for US users

Mozilla plans to show sponsored content to Firefox users from the United States in Firefox 60. The organization plans to do so without sacrificing privacy and has published information and code already that highlights the data that Firefox collects.

Syncmarx is a Xmarks bookmark syncing alternative

Syncmarx is a new browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome -- and web browsers that share the codebase with the two browsers -- that supports cross-browser bookmark syncing.

The web browser extension is developed by a former user of Xmarks, a popular cross-browser syncing service that has been shut down today.

Microsoft .Net Framework 4.7.2 released

Microsoft .Net Framework 4.7.2 is a new version of Microsoft's .Net Framework. The new version is integrated in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update release; if you run older versions of Windows, you may download and install the new version to update the framework to the latest version.

Microsoft released updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 as well as Windows 7 versions 1607, 1703 and 1709.

Windows 10 version 1803: removed or deprecated features

Microsoft released the April 2018 Update for Windows 10 on April 30, 2018 and users and administrators have been upgrading machines to the new version of Windows since that day.

The update is available on Windows Update but also as a separate download for users who prefer to create installation media.

7-Zip 18.05 update: performance improvements and security patch

7-Zip 18.05 is a new version of the popular open source archiving software for Microsoft's Windows operating system. The new version improves the performance of some decoding and compression operations, and includes a security patch in the RAR module.

There are no new features, however, in the new release.

All the issues of Windows 10 version 1803 you may run into

If you have installed the latest feature update for Windows 10, the April 2018 Update, already on a PC, you may have run into one or multiple issues already using the new version of Windows 10.

While the bulk of users probably won't, activity on forums and support sites indicate that at least part of the early adopter userbase ran into issues.

How do you get Windows 10 version 1803 today?

Microsoft will release Windows 10 version 1803, the April 2018 Update, today.

Users who would like to get their hands on the new version as soon as possible need to find ways to grab a copy of it. Microsoft makes the update available to select PCs via Windows Update if you run a manual check for updates.

Firefox 59.0.3 fixes Windows 10 April 2018 compatibility issue

Firefox users who run the stable version of the web browser and plan on updating to the April 2018 Update version of Windows 10 in the coming days may want to make sure the web browser is upgraded to version 59.0.3 to avoid compatibility issues.

Microsoft plans to publish download links and download options for the new feature update for Windows 10 today. In fact, some of the links are live already and users can download the ISO images to install the latest feature update for the operating system on target machines.

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