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The big news at DockerCon 2017 was no big news

After two years of feverish development, there are signs that Docker containers—one of the hottest trends in tech—might be slowing down.

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Ubuntu Phone security updates end in June, app store closing

Canonical moves quickly to end support for Ubuntu phones and tablets, and it will shutter the app store at the end of 2017.

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39% off Exploring Raspberry Pi: Interfacing to the Real World with Embedded Linux, Paperback - Deal Alert

The innovators guide to bringing Raspberry Pi to life. This book favors engineering principles over a 'recipe' approach to give you the skills you need to design and build your own projects. You'll understand the fundamental...

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Linux Mint 18.1: Mostly smooth, but some sharp edges

A review of the latest version of Ubuntu-based operating system offers long-term support.

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Unity out at Canonical amid big shakeups

Canonical, the company behind the best-known Linux distribution in the world and one of the biggest players in commercial open source software, has announced several large-scale changes of direction that have created big ripples in...

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Raspberry Pi roundup: The unbearable Pi-NAS of being; Pi takes rook; and a little teeny Mac

Our weekly Raspberry Pi roundup includes: Pi-based network-attached storage, a chess-playing robot, and the smallest Mac you’ve ever seen.

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Linux video editor OpenShot 2.3 impresses: New tools, fast performance

If you’re a Linux user and edit video, you will love OpenShot 2.3 with its new transformation tool and title editor—as well as its smooth performance.

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Being a Linux user isn't weird anymore

In places normally filled with glowing Apple logos and Windows laptops, Linux users are becoming more familiar.

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Linux Action Show ends after 10-year run

With Jupiter Broadcasting’s announcement that it is shutting down the Linux Action Show podcast, Bryan Lunduke, who co-created the show, looks back at its origin and its impact.

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GNOME 3.24: New Linux desktop is fast, responsive

With the release of GNOME 3.24, Bryan Lunduke decided to give the Linux desktop another try. Results: It’s fast, responsive and includes great new features.

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Desktop Linux the best it’s ever been—and keeps getting better

Not only is Linux powerful, but now it is viable and enjoyable to use for just about every purpose conceivable. And it's far better than Windows.

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Discover the power of Bash on Windows

Windows devs have a new weapon in the age-old Windows-vs.-Linux battle: The Linux command line itself

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Pivotal, Google team up for Kubernetes cloud management

Project Kubo provides release engineering for the container management platform

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Raspberry Pi roundup: Happy 5th birthday, baby! Also, new software, a tough piano, and, well, Windows 98

The Raspberry Pi celebrates its 5th birthday, and someone has figured out how to run Win98 on Pi of all things.

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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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How to format an SD card in Linux

This command line tutorial will help you to format a Micro SD card, SD card and any USB storage device with fat32 partition.

Get started podcasting and producing video on Linux

This tutorial helps you select the best hardware and software to produce podcasts and videos on a Linux-powered computer.

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Linux Foundation smushes two smaller projects together to form Open Networking Automation Platform

The Linux Foundation announced today that it had combined open source ECOMP and the Open Orchestrator Project into ONAP, the Open Networking Automation Platform, with the aim of helping users automate network service delivery, design,...

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