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  • News: Ubuntu forum defaced, breached by hackers

    A website dedicated to discussion of the Ubuntu Linux distribution was breached on Saturday, with hackers gaining access to encrypted passwords and email addresses.

  • News: The future of Linux: Evolving everywhere

    Mark Shuttleworth's recent closure of Ubuntu Linux bug No. 1 ("Microsoft has a majority market share") placed a meaningful, if somewhat controversial, exclamation point on how far Linux has come since Linus Torvalds rolled out the first version of the OS in 1991 as a pet project.

  • News: City of Munich spreads the gospel of Linux with Lubuntu giveaway

    Plans are afoot to have Munich's city government distribute 2,000 Lubuntu installation CDs to users with older Windows PCs, after Microsoft stops releasing security updates for Windows XP next year.

  • News: Linux Foundation sees broadening role for developers

    Linux developers were once just that, developers. But their role is changing says the Linux Foundation, which is expanding its training options to help them.

  • News: Canonical's Mir move doesn't sit well with some Linux developers

    Nobody could accuse Canonical of resting on its laurels. The business side of Ubuntu – the best-known desktop Linux distribution – has expanded aggressively into mobility, pushed forward with a new desktop environment, and continued to release new versions of the flagship OS over the past few years.

  • News: Rogue public Cloud usage to be countered with proactivity

    In order to decrease the occurrence and mitigate the risks of rogue public Cloud usage, IT departments must be proactive in defining their Cloud strategy and assessing usage, according to Red Hat senior Cloud technology and alliances manager, Martin Zierer.

  • News: Red Hat shakes up OpenStack lineup

    Red Hat announced a large-scale restructuring of its OpenStack-based offerings today, bundling its Enterprise Linux software with the OpenStack platform, and creating a more comprehensive infrastructure product for private-cloud IaaS.

  • News: Big Switch lowers forecast for OpenDaylight SDN effort

    Citing concerns over technical and market direction, Big Switch Networks has downgraded its participation in the OpenDaylight consortium, a multivendor effort to define an open source SDN framework.

  • News: Open source luminary Atul Chitnis dies of cancer at age 51

    Atul Chitnis, a pioneering technologist and former contributing editor to the landmark Indian IT publication PCQuest, died Monday at the age of 51, following a battle with intestinal cancer.

  • News: Ubuntu's Bug #1 report closed after almost nine years

    Open-source advocate Mark Shuttleworth closed Ubuntu's seriocomic Bug #1 report on Thursday after leaving it open nearly nine years. The move heralded a major shift in rhetoric from the leader of the world's most popular Linux distribution.

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

    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.

  • News: Considering a Linux career? Four tips for new college grads

    'Tis the season for college graduations, and that means there are countless fresh grads out there looking for their first real, professional jobs.

  • News: Skype for Linux 4.2 aims to deliver more polish

    It's been almost a year since Microsoft moved its newly acquired Skype for Linux out of beta with the release of version 4.0, surprising more than a few Linux fans with its apparent commitment to maintaining a telephony client for the free and open source operating system.

  • News: So Long, Cinnamon: Cinnarch Linux is reborn as Antergos

    Regular PCWorld readers may recall Cinnarch, a Linux distribution I covered last fall that combined Arch Linux with the relatively new and alternative Cinnamon desktop environment.

  • News: Ingram Micro sees surge in uptake of Cloud services offerings

    Resellers are becoming more interested and involved in Cloud services, according to leading distributor, Ingram Micro which has seen a surge in the uptake of its Cloud services products.

  • News: Canonical staff to get working Ubuntu phones by late May

    Canonical on Wednesday announced its next moves on the way to market with a Linux-powered phone.

  • News: Debian wheezes out Version 7

    The latest version of Debian -- Version 7.0, codenamed "Wheezy" -- is now in stable release, bringing with it accessibility enhancements, a new version of the GNOME 3.4 desktop environment and support for multiple hardware architectures.

  • News: How Facebook aims to reinvent hardware

    Facebook used to be a company just like many others: It would buy servers, racks and other hardware from vendors like HP and Dell and rent out co-location space from vendors like DuPont Fabros and others.

  • News: Google and Adobe beautify fonts on Linux, iOS

    Users of Android, Chrome OS, Linux, and iOS devices may not realize it, but FreeType open source software is used to render fonts on more than a billion such devices. Not only that, but the FreeType project this week got a significant update from none other than Adobe and Google.

  • News: From the ashes of Fuduntu, FuSE Linux is born

    Scarcely two weeks after announcing that it would be shutting its doors later this year, the Fuduntu Linux team on Sunday announced that they have decided instead to end the project immediately.

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