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  • News: How GNOME 3.14 is winning back disillusioned Linux users

    GNOME 3.14 is now out. It's a release full of polish from the desktop environment once preferred by most Linux distributions--and almost a story of redemption. After arguably losing its way around GNOME 3.0, GNOME is back with a vengeance.

  • News: Shellshock Bash hackers found gearing up for broader attacks

    Attackers exploiting the Shellshock vulnerability that was discovered in a widely used component of Mac OS X, Linux and Unix had infected by Thursday hundreds of systems with exploratory malware.

  • News: 'Bigger than Heartbleed' Shellshock flaw leaves OS X, Linux, more open to attack

    Well, this isn't good. Akamai security researcher Stephane Chazelas has discovered a devastating flaw in the Unix Bash shell, leaving Linux machines, OS X machines, routers, older IoT devices, and more vulnerable to attack. "Shellshock," as it's been dubbed, allows attackers to run code on your machine after exploiting the flaw, but the true danger here lies in just how old Shell Shock is--this vulnerability has apparently been lurking in the Bash shell for years.

  • News: 5 more killer features Windows 9 should steal from Linux

    If the latest Windows 9 leaks are any indication, some of the operating system's coolest new features will look a lot like what Linux users already enjoy: Like the virtual desktops Linux users have had since the 90's, and a centralized notification center like the one available in GNOME Shell.

  • News: Linux kernel developer arrested in Russia

    A prominent Linux kernel developer has been jailed by Russian authorities after protesting publicly in Moscow's Manezh Square against the conflict in Ukraine.

  • News: Red Hat CTO abruptly resigns

    CTO Brian Stevens is out at Red Hat, according to a curt press release issued by the company Wednesday evening.

  • News: This more-powerful Raspberry Pi competitor is totally free

    Wishing your Raspberry Pi had more power for all those hardware hacking projects you have planned? There's a new barebones board on the market that may better fit your needs, and right now you can sign-up for your chance to get it for free.

  • News: VMworld 2014: Vendors partner for VMware NSX with Cumulus Linux on Dell networking switches

    Dell, VMware, and Cumulus Networks intend to accelerate the adoption of network virtualisation and open networking in the software-defined datacentre with the launch of a joint solution at VMworld 2014.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.



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