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Outdated Linux Versions, Misconfigurations Triggering Cloud Attacks: Report

September 8, 2021

The "Linux Threat Report 2021 1H" from Trend Micro found that Linux operating systems are heavily targeted for cyberattacks, with nearly 13 ...

Latest POP_OS! Release Brings COSMIC Overtones

September 7, 2021

The latest release of POP!_OS Linux clearly shows that the in-house tweaking of the GNOME desktop to the COSMIC GNOME-based desktop is even ...

Windows 365 No Deal for Non-Biz Linux Users

August 31, 2021

Microsoft's new Cloud PC with Windows 10/11 service potentially offers a way for some Linux users to sidestep what could be the last barrier...

30 Years Later, the Trajectory of Linux Is Star Bound

August 25, 2021

Today the Linux community is estimated to be 86 million users strong. It has become the backbone of large enterprises and is installed in go...

Happy 30th Anniversary Linux! How We Got To Know Ya

August 23, 2021

August 25 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of a free computer operating system that revolutionized nearly every industry and helped...

30 Years of Linux History Told via Distros

August 17, 2021

Linux entered the world of technology with little more than a kernel to call its own. That was the intent of a young computer science studen...

MakuluLinux Shifts Designs for a Better Linux Experience

August 13, 2021

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

Researchers Track Linux Intrusions to Cryptojacking Gang

July 29, 2021

Bitdefender security researchers have uncovered a Romanian-based threat group active since at least last year targeting Linux-based machines...

Corporate Participation in the Open Source Community

July 26, 2021

Many businesses find themselves launching open-source products at a rapidly accelerating pace without truly understanding either the benefit...

Clear Linux* Delivers a Lucid if Limited Vision of Desktop Linux

July 13, 2021

Intel's Clear Linux* has been on my radar for its ambition to sprint to the head of the pack. While it's certainly not the first distro deve...

New Open 3D Engine Game-Changing for Developers

July 6, 2021

The Linux Foundation, Amazon, and more than 20 other gaming companies hope to make open-source game playing more of a win-win technology for...

IT Heads Wary Big Tech Will Taint Trust in Open Source: Report

July 2, 2021

A global study of IT business leaders praised the growing merits of open-source software amid concerns that big tech supporters could underm...

The Linux Foundation Tackles Safe Open Standards for AI Voice Assistants

June 22, 2021

Organizations are beginning to develop, design, and manage their own voice assistant systems that are independent of today's general-purpose...

MakuluLinux Core Now Built on Forked Gnome

June 15, 2021

MakuluLinux is an ever-changing family of Linux desktops built on its own base around several heavily modified desktop environments. Core, t...

Stale Open Source Code Rampant in Commercial Software: Report

June 1, 2021

Open source software is now the foundation for the vast majority of applications across all industries, however many of those industries are...

Garuda Desktops Put a New Spin on Linux Looks

May 20, 2021

A prime example of Linux's wide range of functionalities is easily found in Garuda Linux. Not typically available in mainstream distribution...

Bolt-On Security the Linux Way

May 12, 2021

In this piece, I aim to provide a range of simple but effective options for encrypting a small number of files. In particular, these options...

The Great OS Replacement: How to Find the Best Linux Distribution

May 6, 2021

Picking the ideal Linux distribution takes research and planning. Not because Linux is a challenge. Rather, the Linux OS offers a seemingly ...

Red Hat’s Virtual Summit Airs Latest Linux Technology

April 29, 2021

Red Hat concluded its April two-day Summit 2021 Virtual Experience with a hefty list of announcements and presentations by the company's inn...

Open Source Joins Efforts to Create Gene Therapies for Rare Diseases

April 26, 2021

Some 400 million patients worldwide are affected by more than 7,000 rare diseases; yet treatments for rare genetic diseases remain an unders...

New Netrunner 21.01 ‘XOXO’ Worthy of Hugs and Kisses

April 21, 2021

When I last visited the ever-changing Netrunner distribution, I said that Netrunner Linux still went its own way. That was its twentieth reb...

A Linux Safari to Classify the Genus of This Penguin

April 12, 2021

Recently, I took an interest in poking at Gentoo a bit. In the eyes of many desktop Linux users, it's considered a rite of passage to instal...

Google’s Vested Interest in Linux Security

April 7, 2021

Google is now paying developers more money to work on securing their Linux kernels this year. The gesture may well be the start of the compa...

Latest LinDoz: An Ideal Windows-to-Linux Crossover

March 29, 2021

MakuluLinux is an unusually creative operating system that developer Jacque Montague Raymer is constantly changing with each major upgrade. ...

Once the Big Tech Battler, Open Source Is Now Big Tech’s Battleground

March 22, 2021

A cadre of tech giants have created the Rust Foundation. This is neither the first nor largest contribution to an open-source project by pri...

The Rise of Open Source: Pandemic, Economy, Efficiency, Trust

March 17, 2021

Those familiar with open source know that it works and comes with many benefits. A testament to the rising adoption of open source is the re...

Creating an Immersive, Tailored Media Experience Through RDK-V

March 12, 2021

For multichannel video programming distributors to stay competitive, they need to offer multichannel video programming solutions that are no...

Trisquel Linux Wraps Polish and Productivity Into Four User Needs

March 9, 2021

Trisquel Linux is one of those computing staples you wished you knew about much sooner. This Linux distribution has been around literally fo...

The ‘Unix Way’ Has a Right Way That’s Almost a Lost Way

March 1, 2021

As I study tech sector innovations, I see signs that the old traditions are fading. I'm not one to sanctify tradition for tradition's sake, ...

Lessons Learned From the SolarWinds Supply Chain Hack

February 23, 2021

In a recent Linux Foundation blog post titled "Preventing Supply Chain Attacks like SolarWinds," the foundation's Director of Open Source Su...

A New Twist to Virtual Desktop Cloud Computing

February 16, 2021

Desktop as a Service provider Shells offers a new component to virtual cloud computing. It brings Linux distros and Windows 10 to any comput...

Where Will the Penguin March From Here?

February 8, 2021

Linux began its life as a humble experiment in Unix porting, but from there it quickly became a popular kernel for server OSes due to its lo...


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