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How to fix your Ubuntu Linux Internet connection

Ubuntu's included NetworkManager software aims to make your network connections "just work." Nevertheless, sometimes thing go awry.A There are times you have to adjust or change your connection settings, especially when using a laptop--justA likeA inA Windows.

How-to: Get started with Docker

Docker makes virtualization light, easy, and portable; follow this step-by-step guide from installing Docker to building a Docker container for the Apache Web server

Using Enlightenment as desktop environment

Over the last few months I've been living, quite happily, with GNOME Shell as the Desktop Environment on my Linux machines. Then, recently, I gave Enlightenment another try. I was blown away by how impressive it was (and, more importantly, how interesting it was).

Tails 1.0: A bootable Linux distro that protects your privacy

Whatever your primary OS, Linux distro Tails 1.0 offers a plethora of security features to help you work online without worrying about privacy issues.

5 Twitter clients for Linux

Linux users who want to avoid browser-based Twitter apps can try out these five local clients -- including one that still uses a command-line interface.

How to install Ubuntu yet keep Windows

Amar Thakur wants to install Ubuntu on a PC without removing Windows 7. "How will I do that?"

How to set up a Linux system on AWS, the Amazon cloud

In this step-by-step guide, Mark Sobell shows how to start a Linux instance on Amazon Web Services' EC2.

Preloaded Linux systems: Weighing the options

Most Linux enthusiasts prefer to install the OS into existing systems. However, if you don't have the time or inclination to deal with the tinkering involved, you can try a preloaded Linux PC or laptop.

How to Improve Your IT Job Prospects by Volunteering

Unemployed? Don't sit at home and wait (and hope) for an opportunity. Volunteering your IT skills is a way to keep current and show potential employers your business and technical acumen, your character and your drive.

Ubuntu impresses in Linux enterprise server test

Introduced in 1991, Linux boasts an estimated 67 million users worldwide according to linuxcounter.net. Free versions abound, but companies adopting Linux as part of critical infrastructure typically require more support than a community of unpaid, albeit enthusiastic, volunteers can provide.

5 free Linux text editors for programming and word processing

When you're a programmer who also needs word processing abilities, nothing beats a solid text editor. We look at the current versions of five of the best known. Insider (registration required)

Matchbox computers: Small is beautiful (and powerful)

Matchbox computers -- small but powerful open-source devices -- are a good way to build your own system and/or carry it with you. We look at the phenomenon and offer a slideshow of examples.

$99 Linux stick turns any HDMI display into virtual desktop

Similar in many ways to Dell's 'Project Ophelia' PC, this new device targets businesses with full-fledged manageability.

Mageia Linux 3 offers a raft of key updates

This popular Linux distro offers a choice of six desktop environments.

New tablet boots Ubuntu Linux, Android and Windows 8

We've seen several Linux tablets emerge over the past year or so, but examples with triple-boot capabilities are much less common.

Korora Linux 18 seeks to deliver a friendlier Fedora

This newly updated Linux distro is based on Fedora 18 but adds numerous features for extra usability.

Study lauds Linux code as the 'benchmark of quality'

Most recently, Coverity scanned 7.6 million lines of code in Linux 3.8 and found a defect density of just .59.

Five things to like about Debian 7.0, 'Wheezy'

After more than two years of development, the Debian project on Saturday released the long-awaited Version 7.0 of its venerable Linux distribution.

Dell's Linux laptop has good hardware, plus a decent toolkit

Our Linux pros check out the decked-out XPS 13 'Developer Edition' laptop, preloaded with Ubuntu and other tools.

Ubuntu 13.04, 'Raring Ringtail,' debuts, to be followed by 'Saucy Salamander'

Canonical on Thursday announced the final release of Ubuntu Linux 13.04, 'Raring Ringtail,' for both desktop PCs and servers.