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HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS -- with 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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Windows as a service? Now, there’s an argument for Linux

Microsoft wants to control your Windows 10 desktop. Now are you ready to try a Linux desktop?

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Which Linux distros should newbies use?

A fresh look at some of the more popular Linux distros (plus one non-Linux OS), and an impression of their ease of use.

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Eleven-year-old root Linux kernel flaw found and patched

Linux system administrators should watch for kernel updates for their distributions and apply them as soon as possible because they fix a local privilege escalation flaw that could lead to a full system compromise.

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Meet the $114,725 Ubuntu server with eight Nvidia Tesla P100 GPUs

The Ibex Pro is one supercharged machine that will probably hurt your electric bill.

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If you want privacy you need to run Linux

Windows is unsafe by design, and macOS isn’t a lot better. But even Linux distros that have joined the mainstream by becoming less scary are much safer.

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Self-protection is key to Linux kernel security

Finding and fixing Linux security vulnerabilities amounts to the usual whack-a-mole. The real solution is to harden the Linux kernel and let it protect itself.

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Details emerge about Intel's super-small Euclid computer for robots

Intel is getting proficient at developing small computers. First came the Compute Sticks and then credit-card Compute Cards. But there's nothing like the super-small Euclid computer for robots and more details have emerged on its...

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As with PCs, you can now customize Raspberry Pi-like computers

The Raspberry Pi 3 is a great product, but it can't be customized. Users may want more storage or a faster processor, but have to settle for what's on the board computer.

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It's time to start planning for SQL Server on Linux

You can treat SQL Server on Linux as a new deployment option, not a whole new database. That means you can choose the operating system that best fits your project.

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Five rock-solid Linux distros for developers

Developers want power, flexibility, stability, and ease, and these Linux distributions have it all

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This Intel board computer can be a powerful Ubuntu 16.04 Linux PC

If you want a PC with Ubuntu Linux, you can turn to Intel's Joule single-board computer instead of buying a more expensive PC.

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Technology needs to get out of its own way

Instead of increasing complexity, trimming bloat is a tech trend apt to lead future productivity gains.

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AMD strengthens gaming and VR on Linux with graphics improvements

Windows is the indisputable platform of choice for gaming and VR, but Linux is catching up fast as graphics companies ramp driver up and hardware support for the OS.

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8 free virtual appliances you’ll love

These prebuilt LAMP, MEAN, ELK, WordPress, and other handy stacks amount to gain without pain for developers and admins.

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Linux hardening: A 15-step checklist for a secure Linux server

The negative career implications of choosing not to harden your Kali Linux host are severe, so here are the necessary steps to make your Linux host secure, including how to use penetration testing and Kali Linux to get the job done.

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This new Ubuntu Linux laptop has a 4K screen and Nvidia Pascal GPU

System76's Ubuntu-based Oryx Pro is a beastly Linux laptop loaded with features also found in some of the fastest Windows laptops.

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Ubuntu Mate, Windows 10 and macOS Sierra: A marriage of 3 OSs

All of them have their pros and cons, but the evolution of desktop operating systems has provided something for everyone -- including an underdog we can't seem to stay away from for very long.

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