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What’s new in SUSE Linux 12?

SUSE 12 is a broad set of Linux distributions ranging from desktop through enterprise level. We tested several instances and found them quite ready for enterprise use. All in all, SUSE 12 is a worthy competitor to Red Hat and Ubuntu...

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9 Linux distros to watch this year

A list of the most interesting Linux distros to keep up with in 2015.

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Quiz: Name that Linux distro

Take our quiz and test your knowledge of desktop Linux.

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The 'grinch' isn't a Linux vulnerability, Red Hat says

The "grinch" Linux vulnerability cited by Alert Logic on Tuesday isn't a vulnerability at all, Red Hat says.

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Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Google has adopted for use in its cloud a streamlined version of Ubuntu Linux tweaked to run Docker and other containers.

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A short history of Linux malware

A look at some of the worms and viruses and Trojans that have plagued Linux throughout the years.

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Turla espionage operation infects Linux systems with malware

A newly discovered malware program designed to infect Linux systems is tied to a sophisticated cyberespionage operation of Russian origin dubbed Epic Turla.

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The 2014 Linux holiday shopping guide

Some gift recommendations for those shopping for Linux nerds...or maybe even themselves.

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SDN in action: Hands on with Cumulus Linux

Imagine being able to manage scores of network switches as easily as scores of servers; Cumulus Linux makes it happen

'Less' is more to malware authors targeting Linux users

Using the "less" Linux command to view the contents of files downloaded from the Internet is a dangerous operation that can lead to remote code execution.

Apache Software Foundation reels from software dev problems laid bare

Does not rule out using proprietary tools to solve some of its problems


Contain yourself: The layman's guide to Docker

As Docker grows in popularity, a question burns: What is it, and why do you need to care about containers?

How Fedora 21 is splitting into three flavors to double down on focus

The first fruits of the sweeping project appears in Fedora 21

Suse enterprise Linux can take your system back in time

The newest enterprise edition of Suse Linux allows admins to go back in time, for instance, to immediately before they made a system-crippling mistake.

Canonical packs more cloud tools into new Ubuntu

The newest version of Ubuntu Linux comes with Cloud Foundry and the latest version of Docker.

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Unix: Showing tasks by run state

A quick way to see what runs in any run state

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Microsoft loves Linux -- for Azure's sake

Microsoft now loves Linux. This was the message from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, standing in front of an image that read "Microsoft [heart symbol] Linux," during a Monday webcast to announce a number of services it had added...

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Ubuntu turns 10: A look back at the desktop Linux standard bearer

A brief history of Ubuntu, as alliterative as all-get-out.

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