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Xojo: A Linux development suite that doesn't really support Linux

If an IDE requires outdated versions of Linux, it may as well not even support Linux.

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Red Hat product president Paul Cormier disses the Docker myth

Top Red Hat executive questions Docker’s promise to run containers reliably everywhere.

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How Docker built a whale from a single container

News from Dockercon Europe highlights expanding complexity of the Docker infrastructure.

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The Linux holiday shopping guide

Some gift recommendations for those shopping for Linux nerds...or maybe even themselves.

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CuBox-i4Pro: A whole lotta Linux or Android for not a whole lotta cash

You can use the CuBox-i4Pro as an Android machine, a general purpose Linux host with or without external storage, or run the open source media player XBMC. As a platform for OEM projects the CuBox-i4Pro is a clean, elegant, and...

The Linux desktop-a-week review: ChromeOS

A look at ChromeOS as a desktop environment, specifically discussing Aura and Aura Shell.

Suse enterprise Linux can take your system back in time

Which will be handy when configuration changes don't go well

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The Linux desktop-a-week review: LXDE

I've used LXDE for weeks, and I'm still having trouble finding much to say about it. That's not a good sign.

Canonical celebrates cloud freedoms with new Ubuntu

The newest version of Ubuntu Linux comes with Cloud Foundry and the latest version of Docker

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Ubuntu turns 10: A look back at the desktop Linux standard bearer

A brief history of Ubuntu, as alliterative as all-get-out.

ChromeOS team listens to Linux community, brings back ext2/3/4

Google's ChromeOS team disabled Linux file systems, and soon found out how unpopular that decision would be. So they responded and reversed the decision, surprisingly quickly.

ChromeOS disses Linux users, drops ext2/3/4

Trying to figure out why exactly ChromeOS would make such a silly decision.

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Better Know an OS: Debian GNU/Linux

What is Debian GNU/Linux, what does it run on, and how good is it?

Microsoft's custom Windows OS now on Galileo Gen2 board

Microsoft has expanded its program to put Windows on smaller, power-constrained devices

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What corporate security pros should do about Shellshock/Bash bug

Shellshock/Bash bug exploits can force compromised servers to act as bots and, depending on the types of privileges the servers have, attackers can make them do a lot worse so corporate security pros should patch important affected...

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'Bigger than Heartbleed' Shellshock flaw leaves OS X, Linux, more open to attack

The good news: Patches are already rolling out. The bad news: This devastating vulnerability could be around for a long, long time.

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How to choose the right Linux distro

RHEL/CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, and OpenSuse have far more similarities than differences, but choosing the wrong one for the job can make life much harder

The kill switch is here: iOS 8 enables it by default

Apple is the first smartphone maker to abide by a new California anti-theft law

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