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How to switch from macOS to Linux

Apple’s recent Mac updates have left some users running for the exits. Here are some resources to help you make the switch to Linux, including some great Linux distros to replace macOS.

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OpenSUSE site hacked; quickly restored

One of the openSUSE sites,, was compromised by hackers, but "there was no breach of any other part of openSUSEs infrastructure," says openSUSE chairman Richard Brown.

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If you want privacy you need to run Linux

Windows is unsafe by design, and macOS isn’t a lot better. But even Linux distros that have joined the mainstream by becoming less scary are much safer.

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Trump's executive order on immigration: Open source leaders respond

“The Administration's policy on immigration restrictions is antithetical to the values of openness and community that have enabled open source to succeed,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation.

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How to protect your online privacy in the Trump era

You may not have anything to hide, but do you really want some government agency peeking into your private digital life? I didn't think so.

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Meet Karen Sandler, a force in open source

Sandler is the executive director of the Software Freedom Conservancy. She is an attorney by profession, previously led the GNOME Foundation as executive director, and served as general counsel of the Software Freedom Law Center.

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Everything you need to know about the SLIMBOOK KDE laptop

The KDE community is working with a Spanish laptop maker to bring KDE desktop-powered laptops to market.

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Self-protection is key to Linux kernel security

Finding and fixing Linux security vulnerabilities amounts to the usual whack-a-mole. The real solution is to harden the Linux kernel and let it protect itself

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New details emerge about Intel's super-small Euclid computer for robots

Intel is getting proficient at developing small computers. First came the Compute Sticks and then credit-card Compute Cards. But there's nothing like the super-small Euclid computer for robots and more details have emerged on its...

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As with PCs, you can now customize Raspberry Pi-like computers

The Raspberry Pi 3 is a great product, but it can't be customized. People may desire more storage or a faster processor, but have to settle for what's on the board computer.

How to install openSUSE Leap bash shell in Windows 10

This tutorial will help you in running openSUSE Leap (command line), within Windows.

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Microsoft’s new Linux option for Azure is Clear in the cloud

Microsoft announced today that it has added support for the Intel-backed Clear Linux distribution in instances for its Azure public cloud platform.

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Why Linux users should worry about malware and what they can do about it

From updates, to VPNs, to firewalls and AV, there are several steps Linux users should take to stay safe.

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OpenSUSE comes to Windows 10. Plus, can you trust WhatsApp?

While openSUSE comes to Windows 10 through bash shell, a bug was discovered in WhatsApp.

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Dell XPS 13 Kaby Lake is the best laptop for Linux users

It comes with Ubuntu pre-installed.

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Raspberry Pi roundup: Read all about it, in today’s Daily Prophet online

The Raspberry Pi roundup is back from its winter holiday, and boy, has it ever been nerding out. There’s nothing like being back at the old homestead to make you read well-loved old classics like the Harry Potter books.

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The first Endless budget PC hits the U.S., and wants to teach you how to code

Endless, which previously sold a $79 PC to the developing world, has gone "upscale" with a $249 PC that doubles as a coding tutor.

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Linux Mint 18.1, the best Linux distro money can buy

I found Linux Mint 18.1 to be the best Linux-based distribution for average PC users who basically want things to work out of the box. It’s for those who don’t need to learn new tricks to do the same job.

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