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  • News: Linux Foundation to offer new certification for IT workers

    With an eye toward deepening the global Linux talent pool, the Linux Foundation today announced that it will offer two new certifications for engineers and administrators.

  • News: Munich reverses course, may ditch Linux for Microsoft

    The German city of Munich, long one of the open-source community's poster children for the institutional adoption of Linux, is close to performing a major about-face and returning to Microsoft products.

  • 55 best new phones, tablets and more for 2014/2015

    About to buy a new phone, tablet or other consumer tech? WAIT. Here we round up the 55 best new consumer tech products still to launch and about which you should be most excited, from phones, tablets and operating systems to games, virtual-reality headsets, smartwatches and smartglasses.

  • News: Docker gets a GitHub-like repository from CoreOS

    Chasing the successful hosting model of GitHub, Linux distributor CoreOS has set up an online repository where organizations can store and share their Docker containers.

  • How-Tos: How to fix your Internet connection in Ubuntu Linux

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

  • News: Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

    Red Hat has developed a version of the Linux operating system that can be used to test chips and associated hardware based on the ARMv8-A 64-bit architecture for servers with the aim of standardizing that market.

  • How-Tos: How to install Ubuntu Touch

    Ubuntu Touch is a mobile operating system which is currently in beta. However, if you own a supported Android device, you can try it out right now. Here's how to install Ubuntu for devices.

  • News: Linux for cars: Automotive Grade Linux

    Car tech is exploding right now: Apple and Google are getting in on a game that Microsoft has tried to conquer for a while: infotainment systems. Now, there's another player - Automotive Grade Linux (AGL).

  • News: New Raspberry Pi model B+ doubles up on USB ports, adds microSD and more

    There's a new tasty treat in town for mini computer fans, and its name is the Raspberry Pi B+. Two years after the model B came out, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is back with a new revision that includes more GPIO pins, more USB ports, a microSD slot, improved audio, and lower power consumption.

  • News: Is Linux Dead for the Desktop?

    For executives in charge of desktop deployments in a large company, Linux OS was once hailed as a savior for corporate end users. With incredibly low pricing -- free, with fee-based support plans, for example -- distributions such as Ubuntu Desktop and SUSE Linux Enterprise offered a "good enough" user interface, along with plenty of powerful apps and a rich browser.

  • News: Linux Foundation introduces Linux for cars

    The connected car is shifting into high gear, and the Linux Foundation wants an open-source platform in the pole position. The non-profit consortium recently announced the debut of Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a customizable, open-source automotive software stack with Linux at its core.

  • News: Halycon software builds marketing team with key appointment

    Systems management company Halcyon Software has appointed Ash Giddings as its new product marketing manager.

  • News: Smooth like btrfs: Inside Facebook's Linux-powered infrastructure

    Facebook engineer Chris Mason is unequivocal about the primacy of Linux in Facebook's storage infrastructure.

  • News: OpenStack chair: Linux at the cutting edge of the cloud

    The cloud-dominated world of modern IT is the perfect breeding ground for the spread of Linux in particular and open-source software in general, according to the man responsible for guiding one of the most important open-source projects.

  • News: Linux gaming revolution continues as XCOM: Enemy Unknown, all add-ons hit Linux

    The mass migration of big-name triple-A games to Linux continues, as publishers rush to have top titles available for the 2015 launch of Valve's SteamOS operating system. On Thursday, Feral Interactive announced that the blockbuster XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available for Linux, as is all of its add-on content--including the large XCOM: Enemy Within expansion.

  • News: A free photo editor worth trying: Getting started with GIMP

    When most of us are looking for a photo-editing tool, we immediately think of Photoshop. Adobe's program is powerful and popular, but it's pricey at $100--and that's for the "light" version called Photoshop Elements.

  • News: Red Hat gears RHEL for the long haul

    Knowing how system administrators enjoy continuity, Red Hat has designed the latest release of its flagship Linux distribution to be run, with support, until 2024.

  • How-Tos: Can I move Firefox bookmarks from XP to Linux?

    How to move Firefox bookmarks from one PC to another, regardless of what operating system you are using. How to move Firefox bookmarks from XP to Linux.

  • News: So long, TrueCrypt: 5 alternative encryption tools that can lock down your data

    Open-source legend TrueCrypt may be gone, but the usefulness of full disk encryption carries on. So what's a crypto fan to do now for their encryption needs?

  • News: CoreOS Linux distro lands on the Google Cloud Platform

    CoreOS, a new lightweight Linux distribution customized for massive server deployments, has found a home on the Google Cloud Platform, giving organizations an easy way to test and use the software for their clusters and distributed computer programs.

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