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The information security industry, with all its raging debates, has rallied around a small corpus of best practices. One of the highest on this list is full-disk encryption, which security experts regard as sacrosanct. This is the encryption that ensures that someone who snatches your device won't be able to know everything you've got saved on it. I'm here to make the case that most of you are better off not using it. [More...]

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...

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 ...


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