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Zorin OS 7: This may be the Linux distro you're looking for

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 08:24
It's been almost a year since Zorin OS 6 made its debut, and since then several minor updates to the user-friendly Linux distribution have been released as well.        
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In Depth: Best Linux distros for power users

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 19:37
Best Linux distros for power users Although there isn't any known definition of a Linux power user, they are a celebrated breed of Linux users. All newbies must toil long and hard with their Linux installations before they can describe themselves as one. At the very least, power users have a great degree of skill on all things Linux, whether it's the kernel, Bash or package management systems ...
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In Depth: Best Linux distros for power users

Sun, 05/26/2013 - 14:37
Best Linux distros for power users Although there isn't any known definition of a Linux power user, they are a celebrated breed of Linux users. All newbies must toil long and hard with their Linux installations before they can describe themselves as one. At the very least, power users have a great degree of skill on all things Linux, whether it's the kernel, Bash or package management systems ...
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Considering a Linux career? Four tips for new college grads

Sat, 05/25/2013 - 12:54
'Tis the season for college graduations, and that means there are countless fresh grads out there looking for their first real, professional jobs.        
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Mageia 3 is a great way to banish Microsoft forever

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 16:09
Linux outfit releases latest Windows alternative        
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Wifi board combines Arduino with Linux for easy M2M use

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 10:00
 Arduino Yún is the first member of a new line of wifi products combining the power Linux with ease of use of Arduino. Yún means cloud in chinese language as the purpose of this board to make it simple to connect to complex web services directly from Arduino.
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Attention large Linux workloads

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 08:03
You may be running on the wrong platform Live webcast Evidence from users in the real world shows that for large workloads, the mainframe offers power, security, administration licensing and management benefits – but, in an x86 world, many IT departments simply don’t consider running their Linux apps on anything but traditional servers.…
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Linux-based rifle scope lets beginners hit targets a quarter mile away, view results on free iPad Mini

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 21:50
A high-tech Texas gun designer has started shipping its first generation shooting system that combines a hunting rifle with a Linux-based scope that takes so much guesswork out of hitting targets a quarter mile away that even novices can do it.        
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Arduino launches Yún for WiFi connectivity under Linux

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 12:39
Aims to make connecting to complex web services that use XML much easier        
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In Depth: Can gaming be the turning point for Linux on the desktop?

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 15:11
Dear old Linux, what are we to do with you? Developed for just over two decades and it's still barely made a mark on the consumer consciousness. There was a vague peak during the netbook fad - as it enabled companies to eliminate the extra cost of a Windows installation - but that quickly faltered after people started taking them back because Microsoft Office wouldn't run on them. Have people ...
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In Depth: Can gaming be the turning point for Linux on the desktop?

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 14:10
Dear old Linux, what are we to do with you? Developed for just over two decades and it's still barely made a mark on the consumer consciousness. There was a vague peak during the netbook fad - as it enabled companies to eliminate the extra cost of a Windows installation - but that quickly faltered after people started taking them back because Microsoft Office wouldn't run on them. Have people ...
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Security Advisory SA53411 - Debian update for linux-2.6 - Secunia

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:30
Debian has issued an update for linux-2.6. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and gain escalated privileges, by malicious, local users to gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information, gain escalated privileges, and cause a DoS, and by malicious people to cause a DoS.
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IBM collaborates with Red Hat and Suse to port Linux applications to Power architecture

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 14:09
AIX is not the only game in town        
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IBM to push Linux apps on Power iron in China, then elsewhere

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 00:19
If you want to peddle boxes, you have to sell the ISVs first IBM is opening a Power Systems Linux Center in Beijing, China, in the hopes of getting more local ISVs interested in its Power Systems iron and luring them away from x86-based systems. With the Power Systems business taking it on the chin in IBM's first quarter – revenues fell 32 per cent compared to a year ago – you can bet that Big ...
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NASA opts for Linux

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 09:40
The United Space Alliance (USA), which manages the NASA space station, has opted to migrate to Linux.
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NASA migrates ISS laptops from Windows to Linux

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 17:23
Needs a stable, reliable operating system        
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ISS using Linux for key functions, humanoid space robot

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 11:03
The International Space Station is switching from Windows to Linux for functions which require increased in-house control. The decision was made by Keith Chuvala of Nasa contractor United Space Alliance, who oversees the writing and integration of software for the ISS's laptop network. The network is used by astronauts on a daily basic for location information, inventory control and multimedia ...
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Interview: How Mighty Mint became one of the most popular Linux distros

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 16:57
What makes Linux Mint so awesome? That, in itself, is quite a question. After all, why do we use Linux? It's one of those questions that can only be answered from the point of view of an individual's personal approach to their experiences with the operating system itself. For many, Linux Mint is the last bastion of non-commercialised Linux; an environment whereby they can still enjoy the ...
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In Depth: Steam on Linux: everything you need to know

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 12:57
The lack of quality mass-appeal games on Linux is the critics' favourite excuse for dismissing Linux as a serious desktop operating system. We are glad to report that developments in the last few months will rob the peanut gallery of this reason for looking past Linux. If Linux has had an Achilles' heel, it's gaming. Sure there are top-quality open source games, but not anywhere near as many as ...
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International Space Station to boldly go with Linux over Windows

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:32
Computers aboard International Space Station to be switched from XP to Linux operating system.        
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