Linux Mint with MATE desktop version 18 is now available. There are some tweaks that can be done to improve on any install and one author’s extensive list and step by step. on the Sites.Google.Com Easy Linux Tips project
Looks like maybe some scams are in the using Windows 10 RTM as bait! Several websites are reporting that Microsoft has now (July 15) released the download of the RTM for Windows 10, “build 10240”. The current build that I have is 10074. The downloads DO NOT go to Microsoft.com — but drive.google.com, mediafire.com, t.co, and other non-Microsoft sites.
The Godaddy DNS outage was caused by internal error, not a hack. We should specify name lookup via more than one DNS company so that if one company is unavailable, the other will still work and access to our web sites will be unaffected by a single point failure.