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  • News: Linux skills in demand, wages up

    If you work as a Linux developer or system administrator, your pay should be increasing -- and so should your job offers -- according to a new survey of hiring managers.

  • Opinion: Ubuntu and Slackware Named Top Desktop Linux Distros

    The world of desktop Linux is often portrayed these days as a battle primarily between longstanding leader Ubuntu and up-and-coming challenger Linux Mint, frequently with the suggestion that Mint is winning.

  • News: Six Ways to Show Your Love for Free Software Today

    It's no secret that free and open source software is increasingly popular both in the business world and among consumers, and now that it's Valentine's Day, one advocacy group is encouraging fans the world over to show their love.

  • News: Eight features Windows 8 borrowed from Linux

    "Good artists borrow, great artists steal!" -- Pablo Picasso said it. So did T.S. Eliot. And, more recently, Steve Jobs. Let's face it: If something makes sense and succeeds, it gets imitated.

  • Opinion: Linux: Where the Jobs (and Bigger Salaries) Are

    Numerous studies have emerged over the past few years indicating that Linux skills are a hot item in the IT hiring market, but on Tuesday the Linux Foundation will publish a brand-new report suggesting that the search for such talent is taking on a new level of urgency.

  • Opinion: Create a Bootable Linux Flash Drive in Three Easy Steps

    A flash drive is one of the single most useful tools a person can own. With it you can back up critical data, transport large files, rescue a malware-infested PC, and even run an entire operating system.

  • News: Canonical Targets Business Desktops with a New Ubuntu Linux Remix

    Hard on the heels of last week's news that Canonical will no longer financially support the Kubuntu variant of its popular Linux distribution, CEO Jane Silber on Friday announced a brand-new version of Ubuntu Linux designed specifically for businesses.

  • Opinion: 20 Popular Ubuntu Linux Apps You May Want to Try

    As Ubuntu Linux continues to grow in popularity, most discussions of it tend to focus on the basics of the operating system itself, including especially details about its desktop environment and user interface.

  • Opinion: Sabayon Linux 8 Debuts with a Dash of Cinnamon

    The Linux Mint project has made quite a splash in the Linux world over the past few months, not just for the growing popularity of its user-friendly operating system but also for the launch of Cinnamon, its brand-new desktop alternative.

  • Opinion: Ready for Another Linux Tablet? Meet the Rugged Trimble Yuma

    February seems to be shaping up to be the month of Linux tablets. Just last week we saw the announcement of the forthcoming Spark tablet running Mer Linux and KDE, which has caused plenty of excitement among Linux fans.

  • News: More Details Emerge on the Fully Open 'Spark' Tablet

    Ever since the news broke last weekend that a fully open tablet is on the way, the excitement has been tangible in the Linux community.

  • News: Kernel guru Greg Kroah-Hartman joins Linux Foundation

    One of the principle maintainers of the Linux kernel, Greg Kroah-Hartman, has joined the Linux Foundation as a fellow, the same position held by Linux creator Linus Torvalds, the foundation announced.

  • News: Linux: A Getting-Started Guide

    Are you fed up with Microsoft Windows and ready to give Linux a try? Here's how to get started. This guide for Linux discusses who the Linux OS is right for, what you need to get started, and how to turn your Windows PC into a dual-boot computer so you can have the best of both worlds--Linux and Windows.

  • Opinion: New Open Tablet Will Come with Linux and KDE Preinstalled

    When the KDE project announced the arrival of its Plasma Active Two tablet interface last month, it suggested that there would soon be news of at least two tablets that would ship with the software preinstalled.

  • News: Linux Mint 13 gets back to desktop basics

    Bucking the trend of increasingly experimental desktop interfaces, the developers behind the Linux Mint are adopting a simpler desktop for the next version of the open-source Linux distribution.

  • Opinion: Four Signs That WebOS Is on the Right Track

    It was exciting news back in December when HP announced that it was planning to open-source webOS, but at least as exciting now is how quickly and decisively it's moving to make that happen.

  • Opinion: Ubuntu Linux's New 'HUD' Interface Will Do Away with Menus

    A new kind of interface is coming to Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" that will ultimately replace menus in Unity applications and recognize voice commands.

  • News: Cinnamon 1.2: The New Linux Desktop Is Now Officially Stable

    Late last month the Linux Mint developers announced that they were working on a brand-new desktop environment designed to offer an alternative to the controversial GNOME 3, and on Monday they officially released the first stable version of the software.

  • News: Ubuntu to feature command line shortcuts

    Canonical will outfit the next release of its Ubuntu Linux OS with a new type of interface that will allows desktop users to execute functions for any program through a command line interface, or by voice command.

  • Opinion: 10 New Open Source Projects You May Not Know About

    With so many open source software projects under way at any given moment, it can be difficult to keep tabs on all that's going on.



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