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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...

Ubuntu Core 20 Brings Better Industrial IoT Control

February 2, 2021

Canonical on Feb. 2 made available Ubuntu Core 20. This new Ubuntu Core version boasts notable new device security innovations. Given the in...

GeckoLinux Does OpenSuse Better

January 25, 2021

GeckoLinux is a unique distribution that goes a long way towards unifying the often-confusing array of workstation choices available to busi...

3 Helpful Networking Projects for Your Raspberry Pi

January 18, 2021

In spite of being a beloved companion to computer hobbyists the world over, the Raspberry Pi doesn't get enough credit. In fact, single-boar...

How to Buy a Linux-Powered Laptop

January 5, 2021

Buying Linux-powered laptops should be easy, especially on big-name manufacturers' websites. But it isn't. You must employ workarounds to su...

Get No-Fuss File-Level Crypto With Fscrypt

December 16, 2020

This piece is a demonstration of one means of setting up file-level encryption which is widely available for Linux desktop users. To offer a...

A Mini Browser War in Linux

December 14, 2020

Two new Web browsing alternatives widen the field of browser choices for Linux users. The recent introduction of Microsoft Edge for Linux, a...

AntiX Linux: Not Pretty but Highly Functional

December 7, 2020

The antiX distro offers a solid operating system that many other Linux communities fail to deliver. It is unassuming, but reliable, and focu...

What Does the Penguin Say?

November 23, 2020

Linux users love to chat, and few topics are so prevalent among Linux users as distributions. A big one is a distro's suitability for beginn...

Servo Project Joins The Linux Foundation Fold

November 17, 2020

The Linux Foundation today announced at KubeKon that it is hosting the Servo web engine, an open-source, high-performance browser engine. "S...

It Came From the Live-Boot: A True Linux Horror Story

November 13, 2020

Once in a blue moon, one will experience sheer terror at the hands of a buggy Linux system. No amount of battle-hardiness can keep you compl...

Open Source Groups Merge for Better High-Tech Traction

November 4, 2020

The Linux Foundation is doubling down on open source collaboration to drive more innovation in technology that uses artificial intelligence,...

AdGuard Home: Another Brick in the Ad-Blocking Wall

October 29, 2020

Canonical's AdGuard Home Ubuntu Appliance is a new addition to the ranks of its appliances. With this offering, users can quickly implement ...

Open Source Jobs Report Shows More Openings, Fewer Takers

October 27, 2020

The Linux Foundation and learning platform edX have released the latest open source jobs report which shows that, despite the pandemic, dema...

Open Source Defies Conflicts of Interest: Red Hat Tells All

October 22, 2020

Red Hat, a major provider of open source solutions, has never had a comprehensive document guiding associate participation in open source pr...

Newest RoboLinux 11 Update Goes Far Beyond Typical Linux

October 11, 2020

RoboLinux is one of the most advanced desktop Linux distributions you can find. The latest release is even better, making it potentially THE...

Open Source Processes Driving Software-Defined Everything

October 9, 2020

Some of the world's largest, most regulated, complex and centuries-old industries have several essential things in common with today's rapid...

Amazon, Microsoft Commit to New Linux Foundation Climate Finance Foundation

October 1, 2020

The Linux Foundation last month announced its intent to form the Linux Foundation Climate Finance Foundation to empower investors, banks, in...

Lack of Qualified Linux Talent Impedes Enterprise Move to the Clouds

September 25, 2020

Even in these changing times of shuttered shops and pandemic-driven corporate layoffs, a flood of tech jobs goes unfilled due to a lack of L...

Lenovo Expands Linux-Ready Computer Line

September 23, 2020

As the next step in its Linux expansion program, Lenovo has launched Linux-ready ThinkPad and ThinkStation PCs pre-installed with Canonical'...

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...


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