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Elementary OS is trying to create a business model for open source app developers

There is no dearth of Linux based operating systems, you will find dime a dozen. However there are only a few major ones that matter and elementary OS is among them.

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How Microsoft is becoming a Linux vendor

Microsoft is bridging the gap with Linux by baking it into its own products.

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Review: Galago Pro is a Linux laptop for professionals

Galago Pro comes with OEM version Ubuntu 16.04 and offers a great ‘out-of-the-box’ experience.

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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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HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS via containers

Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30 years, and users may be looking to move on from the Unix-based OS.

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18 things you should know about using Linux tools in Windows 10

Windows 10 can now run (many) Linux binaries. Yes, really. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of the Windows Subsystem for Linux.

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Sync your files for free, and maintain privacy, using open-source Syncthing

Linux-based Syncthing lets you sync data for free and control who's is able to see it.

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Linux Foundation to develop tool for building blockchain business networks

The Linux Foundation said it has accepted Hyperledger Composer into its incubation working group and said the project should eventually help accelerate the development of smart contracts built on blockchain technology.

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Red Hat nicely positioned for the turn to cloud

Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst kicked off the company’s Summit meeting in Boston this week, which attracted more than 6,000 people, up 20% from last year. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught up with Whitehurst at the show for...

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Six highlights of Red Hat Summit 2017

Major announcements and awards from this week's event.

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10 Unix commands every Mac and Linux user should know

Get started with Bash, Unix pipes, directory navigation, sudo, Nano, and other command-line essentials

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How Docker’s new CEO plans to manage the company’s growth

Steve Singh has three priorities for Docker: innovation, customers and talent.

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Why and how to run Linux in macOS ... for free

Parallels Desktop Lite is a free of cost app that allows you to run Linux distributions inside of macOS.

Can Project Halium revive Linux on mobile?

A group of developers have come together to bring open source mobile projects under the same roof to create a fully open source mobile framework.

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How Microsoft helped Docker with LinuxKit and Moby Project

Microsoft and Docker have been working together for over three years now, and this collaboration has led to the creation of LinuxKit and Moby Project.

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Linux, PCs and Trump’s ‘Buy American’ problem

All PCs are made with components sourced globally, but vendors that assemble products in the U.S. may gain preference.

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Why Docker created the Moby Project

The Moby Project is a framework that allows anyone to assemble their own container system. Here's the backstory.

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What is LinuxKit and why does it matter?

LinuxKit allows you to build your own lean and mean containerized operating system.

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