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Review: 5 memory debuggers for Linux coding

When you're working in Linux, manually debugging memory-related errors can be difficult and time consuming. These five tools can help.

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Red Hat delivers more container love in its latest Linux update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 is now generally available, with new additions focusing on containers, security, networking and system administration.

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10 offbeat, odd, and downright weird places you'll find Linux

Why worry about the desktop when you've conquered everything else?

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How bad a boss is Linus Torvalds?

It depends on context. In the world of software development, he’s what passes for normal. The question is whether that situation should be allowed to continue.

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Reviewing Ubuntu 15.10, Fedora 23, and openSUSE Leap the same time!

Ubuntu 15.10, Fedora 23, and openSUSE Leap 42.1 were all released within days of each other. Here's a review looking at each of them.

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Which Linux distros should newbies use?

A fresh look at some of the more popular Linux distros (plus one non-Linux OS), and an impression of their ease of use.

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Some of tech’s biggest names get their Swagger on for open APIs

A new umbrella group dedicated to making sure that different pieces of software can interact with each other smoothly has backing from Google, Microsoft, PayPal and IBM, among others, the Linux Foundation announced today.

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What’s behind the odd couple Microsoft-Red Hat partnership

In a collaboration that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago, Microsoft – the purveyor of the mainstream and proprietary Windows OS – has partnered with Red Hat, the champion of an enterprise-class iteration of Linux.

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Microsoft finally ties the knot with Red Hat for Linux on Azure

In a move many consider long overdue, Microsoft and Red Hat on Wednesday announced a new partnership through which Microsoft will offer Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the preferred choice for enterprise Linux workloads on Azure.

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The Gaming Paradox: There just aren't enough Free and Open Source video games

I support Free and Open Source software, including video games, but can't stop playing proprietary, closed-source games.

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5 dead operating systems, and what their ghosts can tell us

We conduct a séance of sorts to call forth the souls of operating systems past—not so we can gaze upon their ghastly interfaces, but to learn from their tragic demises. What happened to OS/2? Why won't Windows XP users give up? Find...

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Happy Distrovus: 3 big Linux Distros released in 8 days

Ubuntu 15.10, Fedora 23, and openSUSE Leap 42.1 all come within eight days of each other, and I will be reviewing each one.

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Linux cousins Part 1: Reviewing AROS, the Amiga-like OS

A review of AROS, an operating system with striking similarities to the Linux OS Amiga.

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Who cares about Hadoop on Linux? Microsoft (yes, really)

By offering big data services in its Azure cloud on Linux, Microsoft is sending several important messages to customers.

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Oracle reworks OpenStack for a containerized world

It's been just over a year since Oracle first released an OpenStack version tailored for its namesake Linux distribution, and on Tuesday it followed up with a key update reworked specifically for today's containerized world.


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Tux the Penguin and friends geek up Halloween pumpkins

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Catching up with KDE 5.5 and Plasma Mobile

A review of KDE 5.5's new features and the mobile aspirations of Plasma Mobile.

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Review: Is white-box switching the future of networking?

10 lessons learned from testing Cumulus Linux software on an Edge-Core data center switch.

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