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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Similar in many ways to Dell's 'Project Ophelia' PC, this new device targets businesses with full-fledged manageability.
This popular Linux distro offers a choice of six desktop environments.
We've seen several Linux tablets emerge over the past year or so, but examples with triple-boot capabilities are much less common.
This newly updated Linux distro is based on Fedora 18 but adds numerous features for extra usability.
Most recently, Coverity scanned 7.6 million lines of code in Linux 3.8 and found a defect density of just .59.
After more than two years of development, the Debian project on Saturday released the long-awaited Version 7.0 of its venerable Linux distribution.
Our Linux pros check out the decked-out XPS 13 'Developer Edition' laptop, preloaded with Ubuntu and other tools.
Canonical on Thursday announced the final release of Ubuntu Linux 13.04, 'Raring Ringtail,' for both desktop PCs and servers.
Monday may have brought the disappointing news that Fuduntu Linux will soon close its doors, but another young, up-and-coming Linux distribution appears to be continuing along its upward path without interruption.
Much of the Linux world may be awaiting the final release of the high-profileA Ubuntu Linux 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' later this month, but that doesn't mean the many other Linux distributions are standing still.
Even as the job market has remained generally dismal for much of the working world over the past few years, there have been a few notable exceptions.
It's long been clear that Linux users are more than a little unhappy with the 'Secure Boot' technology implemented by default in Windows 8 hardware, but in Spain, one group has decided to do more than simply try to work around it.
Endorsed by the Free Software Foundation, this distribution includes no proprietary components.
Scared of Windows 8 and thinking of switching to Linux? Here's the definitive guide to making the transition.
Although it's oriented primarily towards developers, Dell's "Project Sputnik" Ubuntu Linux ultrabook has attracted considerable interest from Linux fans.
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