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Lenovo has launched Linux-ready ThinkPad and ThinkStation PCs pre-installed with Canonical's Ubuntu technology as the next step in its Linux expansion program. Lenovo also now brings Linux certification to the ThinkPad and ThinkStation Workstation portfolio, along with easing deployment for developers and data scientists. The company is moving to certify the full workstation portfolio for top Linux distributions from both Ubuntu and Red Hat. [More...]

New MakuluLinux Distro Puts a ‘Shift’ in Your Computing Routine

September 7, 2020

MakuluLinux Shift is a well-designed Linux distro that blends several mainstream design concepts with performance features not found elsewhe...

Linux: 29 Years and Counting as a Powerhouse OS

September 3, 2020

When Linux was born on Aug. 25, 1991, it was little more than a hobby for then 21-year old Linus Torvalds. Today the Linux community is esti...

Open Source Best Practices for Corporate IT

September 1, 2020

Since its early inception open source has been embraced by technologists the world over. Let's examine five ways that Fortune 1000 and Glo...

OpenEEW Formed to Expedite Earthquake Warning Systems

August 25, 2020

A new coalition is building a low-cost solution to save lives in earthquake-threatened regions, rather than garnishing a profit from a new e...

Digital Security Is as Easy as PGP

August 17, 2020

Average computer users would be forgiven for not having any idea what PGP is. There is so much going on below the surface of the modern comp...

Calculate Linux 20th Anniversary: Consistent by Design

August 11, 2020

Calculate Linux is an impressively different Linux operating system. This is a distribution designed with home and SMB users in mind. It has...

New Open Source Initiative Consolidates Security Goals

August 5, 2020

The Linux Foundation on Monday announced the formation of the Open Source Security Foundation as the latest initiative to improve software s...

The Case Against Full-Disk Encryption

July 27, 2020

The information security industry, with all its raging debates, has rallied around a small corpus of best practices. One of the highest on t...

Rancher Labs and Fujitsu Form Kubernetes Partnership as Suse Readies Merger

July 21, 2020

Rancher Labs and Fujitsu on Tuesday announced an alliance to hasten the adoption of Kubernetes container orchestration technology industry-w...

AutoTux Is a Real Distro With a ‘No Hands’ Linux Installer

July 17, 2020

AutoTux is a fully automated Linux distribution that is literally a hands-off event from start to finish. It goes a long way to adopting Lin...

The Linux Foundation’s First-Ever Virtual Open Source Summit

July 13, 2020

The success of The Linux Foundation's first virtual summit may well have set the standard for new levels of open source participation. Summi...

The Current State of Open-Source Testing Tools

July 7, 2020

Tricentis and three survey project collaborators recently published findings that provide new insights on global trends in open-source testi...

Austrumi Linux Is Loaded With Language Laziness

July 2, 2020

Austrumi Linux is an unusual distribution. With a little more polish, it could be a good tool for running the Linux operating system on any ...

Open Source Security Issues Exist: Deal With Them, Report Urges

June 25, 2020

Open Source Software is becoming much more commonplace within organizations, bringing a different set of risks and perceived challenges comp...

Ubuntu Unity Distro: An Unofficial Desktop Revival

June 19, 2020

Perhaps one of the most missed Linux desktop environments is Ubuntu Unity Desktop. It was either loved or hated by users otherwise endeared ...

PsychOS: A Crazy Cool Distro That Pushes Linux Limits

June 12, 2020

One of the great joys of constantly checking out new or obscure Linux operating systems is finding some insane innovations that stand out fr...

Linux Foundation Offers Discount-Priced Cloud Engineer Bootcamp

June 9, 2020

The Linux Foundation is priming the pump to help software engineers get cloud technology-certified through a self-paced bootcamp and discoun...

Linuxfx 10: A Smart, Easy Way to Transition From Windows

June 4, 2020

Linuxfx 10 could provide businesses and consumers with a Windows 7-like experience that puts users on a smooth downhill path to Linux adopti...

Lenovo Duet: Chrome OS Shines on Innovative 2-in-1

June 2, 2020

Lenovo introduced innovations that push the limits of Chrome OS-powered tablets with a new 2-in-1 form factor in the IdeaPad Chromebook Duet...

POP!_OS Delivers Outstanding GNOME Experience

May 27, 2020

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...

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...


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