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Lenovo laptops refuse to run Linux due to storage woes, not Microsoft evildoing

Lenovo's Windows 10 PCs can't run Linux due to RAID storage conflicts, not Microsoft intervention.

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Startup sells a stamp-sized Linux server for $5

A wildly popular Indiegogo campaign is offering early birds the world's smallest Linux server, with Wi-Fi built in for IoT applications, for $5.


IBM makes it easier to move data across hybrid cloud environment

The new Power Systems servers are designed with hybrid cloud in mind.

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It’s official, Linux was released on September 17, 1991

Linus Torvalds confirms the date of first Linux kernel release.

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Everything you need to know about Nextcloud Box

Is Nextcloud Box a Dropbox killer?

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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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Linus Torvalds picks Dell XPS 13 as his next laptop

The Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition has everything that Linus Torvalds needs.

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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.


Hands on with Elementary OS Loki

A great Linux distribution that’s still a work in progress.

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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...


Linux Mint 18 review: Playing it safe

Linux Mint has taken a great leap with this release and finally introduced Plasma 5.x desktop.


HPE deal makes SUSE an enterprise heavyweight

SUSE will become the preferred Linux partner of HPE.

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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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Why Pixar open sourced its 3D graphics technology

Runs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS.

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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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The Free Software Foundation Europe Organizes its First ever Summit in Berlin

The summit coincides with the 15th anniversary of the organization.

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Suspect arrested in 5-year-old breach

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

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