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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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Red Hat and its partners are betting that 64-bit ARM processors are ready for the data center.
Bluebox Labs recently discovered a new serious security Android vulnerability. Google has released a fix for it. If you're not careful, though, you could still be in danger.
Does Tizen have a future, or is it going to be another unlaunched Linux-based mobile operating system?
Mozilla has selected Chris Beard, who started with the company with the release of Firefox 1.0, to be its chief executive.
Unlike Windows or Mac OS X, Linux offers a wide variety of desktop environments. Here are my picks of the most important of these PC interfaces.
It sounds unlikely, but the Homeland Security Agency is now providing an online, open-source code-testing suite with the unlikely name of SWAMP.
Oracle has released its clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
SAP has been moving its enterprise suite to the cloud for some time, and now it's embracing the open source cloud.
Turning its back on Microsoft Office's native formats, the UK government has adopted the Open Document Format for all its sharable documents.