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Windows 10 haters: Try Linux on Kaby Lake chips with Dell's new XPS 13

Rejoice Linux fans; the OS will work on laptops with Intel's Kaby Lake chips.

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Linux's lack of software is a myth

If you think Linux lacks software, Bryan Lunduke is here to tell you you’re wrong. There’s nothing you can’t do on a Linux-powered computer.

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The scourge of LEDs everywhere: Readers speak out

An overabundance of blinking, beaming LEDs on network and other gear is driving sysadmins and others crazy, and some are doing something about it.

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Azure Service Fabric enters public beta for Linux workloads

Developers who want help running Linux- and Java-based microservice applications will have a new Microsoft service to take for a spin, starting later this month.

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Debian Stable 8.5: Like Ubuntu's early days

Debian Stable 8.5 is a stable and fast Linux distribution, but it’s a bit stale.

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Review: 5 open source alternatives for routers/firewalls

Open source software offers an economical and flexible option for deploying basic home, SMB or even enterprise networking. These open source products deliver simple routing and networking features, like DHCP and DNS. Plus, they are...

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What should you do with your .NET apps?

'The .NET Core has brought a renaissance in .NET,' says Scott Hunter, a member of the .NET engineering team. But that doesn’t mean you should port your existing apps.

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Stealthy, tricky to remove rootkit targets Linux systems on ARM and x86

Security researchers have identified a new family of Linux rootkits that despite running from user mode, can be hard to detect and remove.

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Suspect arrested in 5-year-old kernel.org breach

Five years after a security breach forced the Linux Foundation to take kernel.org offline and to rebuild several of its servers, police have arrested a suspect in the case.

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Raspberry Pi roundup: Now with additional cucumbers!

The latest in Raspberry Pi news includes a creative cucumber farmer tapping Google AI software, Docker integration and Pi competitors.

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Which countries have open-source laws on the books?

As the institutional use of open-source software continues to expand like an octopus, the public sector remains a key target market. Here’s a map to help you visualize just how prevalent Linux and open source have become across...

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A new OpenSUSE Linux is coming to town, and it's all about stability

The first beta version of OpenSUSE Leap 42.2 is now available, giving enterprises and other stability-minded users the chance to check it out and get a taste of what's coming.

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I have all the code—now I want to hug a free software developer

Should the internet be wiped out, Bryan Lunduke could continue to work. He has all the source code to build the software powering his PC.

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Red Hat CEO: Open-source innovation is always user-led

According to Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst, the prevailing narrative about the growth and spread of Linux is only half-true.

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Linux at 25: Linus Torvalds on the evolution and future of Linux

The creator of Linux talks in depth about the kernel, community, and how computing will change in the years ahead

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Linux's brilliant career, in pictures

Aug. 25 marks the 25th anniversary of Linux, the free and open source operating system that's used around the globe in smarphones, tablets, desktop PCs, servers, supercomputers, and more.

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Linux at 25: A retrospective

A look back at Linux’s journey from Linus Torvald’s brain to, well, everywhere.

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Linux at 25: How Linux changed the world

A devoted practitioner offers an eyewitness account of the rise of Linux and the open source movement, plus analysis of where Linux is taking us now

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