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POP!_OS 20.04 has the potential to be one of the best starting points for any new Linux user. Given this distro's rising popularity, it will continue to hold that distinction. That is a bold statement, but developer System76, has made some bold moves in pushing this Linux distro to the forefront. The company preinstalls POP!_OS in its manufactured line of [More...]

Linux Foundation Joins Ranks of International Standards Submitters

May 19, 2020

The Linux Foundation has achieved a major milestone: formal status on the international standards front. Its Joint Development Foundation re...

Modicia OS Ultimate Comes With Cool, Unique UI Twists

May 15, 2020

If you are looking for a really cool Linux computing platform with lots of extras and a twist on traditional desktop design, check out Modic...

Abandoned Open Source Code Heightens Commercial Software Security Risks

May 13, 2020

Outdated or abandoned open source components are persistent in practically all commercial software, putting enterprise and consumer applicat...

MakuluLinux Delivers Modernity With New Core Platform

May 8, 2020

If you are looking for a well-designed Linux distro that is far from mainstream, loaded with performance features not found elsewhere, check...

Red Hat’s Virtual Summit Crowds Hint at Future Conference Models

May 7, 2020

In what could be a trial run for more of the same, Red Hat last week held a first-ever virtual technical summit to spread the word about its...

Linux Foundation Leads Initiative for Better Digital Trust

May 5, 2020

The Linux Foundation will host the Trust over IP Foundation, a cross-industry effort to ensure more secure data handling over the Internet. ...

EndeavourOS 2020: Possibly the Best Arch Linux Option

May 1, 2020

EndeavourOS is a rolling release Arch Linux-based distribution with some handy new features that improve the user experience. This latest ve...

UbuntuDDE Beta: A Linux Remix That Lifts User Experience to the Next Level

April 24, 2020

One of the latest options slated for potential adoption as a sponsored flavor in the Ubuntu family of Linux desktops is UbuntuDDE. A beta ve...

Ubuntu ‘Focal Fossa’ Homes In on Enterprise Security

April 23, 2020

Canonical has announced the general availability of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, codenamed "Focal Fossa." This major upgrade places particular emphasis...

Bodhi’s Modular Moksha Desktop Is Modern and Elegant

April 22, 2020

Bodhi Linux, previously called "Bodhi OS," is a novel desktop computing platform for office or home. It offers a radically different desktop...

GitHub Expands Free Feature Access, Slices Other Costs

April 16, 2020

GitHub has lowered its pricing plans drastically and made its core features free for everyone, even for private development. GitHub CEO Nat ...

MakuluLinux Flash 2020 Could Be an Xfce Desktop Game-Changer

April 14, 2020

MakuluLinux Flash 2020 is a traditional/retro style Linux operating system that focuses on ease of use, comfort and stability. It uses a hig...

LMDE4: How Much Does Debian Matter?

April 3, 2020

Linux Mint Debian 4, or LMDE4, is now available. Does it really matter whether you run this latest Linux Mint release, based on Debian Linux...

AryaLinux Provides the Building Blocks for a Unique Linux Experience

March 26, 2020

AryaLinux is something different, and when it comes to Linux operating systems, different can be very intriguing. Arya is both a distributio...

Zorin OS Core Makes GNOME More Comfortable

March 20, 2020

Zorin OS 15.2, released on March 8, adds an impressive selection of upgrades and improvements to an already well-oiled Linux operating syste...

Open Source Tech Rushes to Front Lines of COVID-19 War

March 18, 2020

Open Source software, once the scorn of Microsoft and profit-seeking software developers, is playing an active role in efforts to combat COV...

Report: Open Source Vulnerabilities Rampant in Popular Projects

March 12, 2020

Open source vulnerabilities rose by nearly 50 percent in 2019 over the previous year, based on a new report. Common vulnerabilities rated as...

How to Run the Linux KDE Desktop on a Chromebook

March 11, 2020

Chromebooks with the right stuff inside now are able to install and run a complete Linux experience with the KDE desktop without giving up t...

Elive Beta With Enlightenment Is Brilliant, but Don’t Get Lost in the Maze

March 6, 2020

Elive is one of the most unusual Linux distributions you are likely to encounter. Elive Linux is an awesome integration of the Debian Linux ...

Netrunner Linux Still Goes Its Own Way at ‘Twenty’

February 28, 2020

Netrunner "Twenty" is a birthday release offering that makes what was good even better. Developers released Netrunner 20.01 on Feb. 23 with ...

Linux-Powered Azure IoT Security Platform Arrives

February 25, 2020

Microsoft has announced the general availability of its Azure Sphere secure IoT service. It first introduced Azure Sphere in 2018, opting to...

Freespire 6.0: A Return to GNOME2’s Simpler Linux Days

February 21, 2020

If you are tired of distro hopping and want a computing platform that works without drama, check out the latest Freespire Linux release. Fre...

Unsigned Firmware Puts Windows, Linux Peripherals at Risk

February 19, 2020

Eclypsium has released new research that identifies and confirms unsigned firmware in WiFi adapters, USB hubs, trackpads and cameras used in...

Simplicity Does More Than Simplify Linux

February 14, 2020

If you want a new Linux distro catering to gaming, check out the Simplicity Linux Gaming release. If you prefer a general-purpose computing ...

MakuluLinux LinDoz Offers Windows Comfort Zone, but It’s All Linux Under the Hood

February 7, 2020

After a long delay, a new MakuluLinux LinDoz release is pending last-minute finishing touches and is a week -- if not days -- away, accordin...

Solus Shines With Plasma Desktop Options

January 31, 2020

Solus, an independent Linux distro based in Ireland, is built from scratch on the Linux kernel and the flagship Budgie desktop. This week's ...

Petitioners Demand Microsoft Release a Free Windows 7

January 28, 2020

The Free Software Foundation wants Microsoft to keep Windows 7 alive as a free operating system. Microsoft stopped providing free security p...

Patriot OS Provides Revolutionary Computing Convenience

January 24, 2020

Peach OSI's Patriot OS is a vibrant example of how a software developer can create a distribution that stands apart in the crowded Linux OS ...

Canonical Introduces Scalable Android-Based Cloud Platform

January 21, 2020

Canonical is deploying a scalable Android-based operating system for mobile and desktop enterprise applications from the cloud. The company ...

TROMjaro Updates Deliver Lighter, Better Manjaro

January 17, 2020

The current version of TROMjaro is as close as it gets to being a Manjaro clone. However, a much different philosophy gives users something ...

Arduino Aims to Secure IoT With New Dev Platform, Hardware

January 10, 2020

Arduino announced a new low-code Internet of Things application development platform at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. It also introduced the low-po...

New Feren OS Does Plasma Better

January 7, 2020

Feren OS now is built around Ubuntu Linux 18.04 and the KDE Plasma desktop instead of Linux Mint. The Cinnamon desktop version could retire ...


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