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After Windows 8 debacle, OEMs wax rhapsodic over Windows 10

OEMs are hoping that advances features of Windows 10, such as Cortana, may encourage people to replace their older Windows 7 machines


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Ultimate guide to Raspberry Pi operating systems, part 1

Since we published a roundup of 10 Raspberry Pi operating systems the number of choices has exploded.

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Linux Foundation gathers heavy hitters for containerization orchestration body

Another day, another foundation. In this instance, it's a new body that is being formed to drive standards in the way organizations use containers for their cloud applications. So what's going on here?

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Open source experts sound off on Canonical's IP policy reaching GPL compliance

I spoke with several experts on free and open source software about the implications of the latest developments with Canonical's IP policy, its impact on Ubuntu licensing, and how the open source world in general is going to react.

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Kicking Google out of my life, Part 6: Why I prefer DuckDuckGo for search

In my ongoing quest to eradicate Google from my digital life, I turn to replacing the world's leading search engine with DuckDuckGo, a privacy-focused alternative that supports Open Source software.

Red Hat pushing hard beyond Linux in the data center

Red Hat is looking to expand its open source products across the infrastructure hardware stack.

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Kicking Google out of my life, Part 5: Replacing Google Docs and Drive

The next step in my mission to remove Google services from my digital life turns to Google Drive and Docs.

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Ouster of Kubuntu founder leaves its future in doubt

A disagreement between the founder of Kubuntu and the Ubuntu Community Council has roiled the Linux community and left the project rudderless, as Jonathan Riddell left Kubuntu’s governing body late last month.

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Turning Windows users into Linux users with MakuluLinux Aero

The problem for many users is that most Linux distros pose a steep learning curve simply because they’re habituated to the way Windows looks and feels and most distros don’t look or feel anything like Windows. If this is the kind of...

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Kicking Google out of my life, Part 4: Goodbye, Gmail

Here are some alternative email services to Gmail, and the one that I picked while trying to kick Google services out of my digital life.

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Kicking Google out of my life: Day 1

Just to see if I can do it, I'm removing every trace of Google in my digital life. Easier said than done.

Samsung teams with Red Hat to build enterprise apps

The apps will run on Red Hat's new mobile application platform

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Scenes from Red Hat Summit 2015

Here’s what Boston’s Hynes Convention Center looks like as we count down to kickoff for Red Hat Summit 2015.

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MEAN vs. LAMP for the future of programming

LAMP diehards take note: The flexible simplicity of MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and Node.js is no joke

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7 command line tools for monitoring your Linux system

Here is a selection of basic command line tools that will make your exploration and optimization in Linux easier.

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How to install Debian Linux 8.1 in a VirtualBox VM

There are so many Linux distros available now that it’s hard to choose the one that will be the best for your purposes, but unless you’re looking for something with a specialized focus, Debian Linux has to be one of the best.

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The Linux AIO project: All of a distro's desktops in one ISO

Linux AIO combines all of the desktop environments available for each distro and wraps them up in a disk image for a “live” system

Xbox One-to-PC game streaming launched Monday

Preview program members can send games to their Windows 10 PCs ahead of public launch later this year

Dell adds Pluribus, brings Linux-based OS to its data center switches

Dell will now offer Pluribus’ Open Netvisor Linux operating system on its S6000-ON and S-4048-ON 10G/40G switches.

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