Dave Taylor

Dave Taylor has been involved with the Linux and Unix world since the early days of BSD and System V and was a contributor to BSD 4.4. Author of many Unix and Linux books, he also runs the tech site AskDaveTaylor.com.

How to make Windows go Linux with Cygwin

Why Linux is better than Windows or macOS for security

Why Linux is better than Windows or macOS for security

Decisions made years ago about which operating system to roll out can affect corporate security today. Of the big three in widespread use, one can credibly be called the most secure.

The 5 best Linux distros for the enterprise: Red Hat, Ubuntu, Linux Mint and more

The 5 best Linux distros for the enterprise: Red Hat, Ubuntu, Linux Mint and more

A variety of high-quality Linux distributions allow you to expand your Linux OS deployments beyond the data center. Here are five that fit the bill.

10 obscure (but useful) desktop Linux distros

10 obscure (but useful) desktop Linux distros

You’ve likely heard of Ubuntu, Red Hat and Fedora, but there are strange, lesser-known versions of Linux worth knowing about.

Terrifying tech to haunt your Halloween

Terrifying tech to haunt your Halloween

Horrifying hackers, undead malware and IoT devices that listen from beyond can make for a scary digital world.

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