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Linux and Open Source
The latest news and views on all things Linux and open source by seasoned Unix and Linux user Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
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There are over a billion Linux end-users in the world in 2014. Yes, that's right, a billion.
OpenSSL and Open Crypto Audit Project are the first open source projects to receive funding from the Core Infrastructure Initiative.
Much to the frustration of gamers, Valve's SteamOS Linux-based Steam Machines will be delayed until 2015.
Are 64-bit ARM processors ready for the datacenter? Applied Micro and Canonical claim they are with an upcoming demo of the OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu Linux on an X-Gene server.
Mint 17 is a good, solid desktop that Linux and Windows XP users alike will feel at home in.
I've used hundreds of Linux desktops over the years, and Mint 17 with Cinnamon is my favorite one to date.
It's really not a debate question, it's just the way it is. The world runs on Linux and open-source software.
Canonical had an unexpected hit at OpenStack Summit: It's an Intel-powered, cloud-in-a-box.
Rackspace, the Web hosting company behind OpenStack, has been approached by companies looking for strategic partnerships or acquisitions.