Ubuntu 13.10 may not be the most exciting desktop Linux, but it is very solid and contains many useful new features.
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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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Want to get ready for the next major release of Red Hat's flagship Linux distribution? You're in luck: The beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 is available for testing.
It's not just Samsung, AnandTech has found that almost all Android vendors are playing fast and loose with benchmarks.
The US wouldn't uphold a ban on the import of some older versions of Apple iPhone and iPad, but it had no such qualms about banning some older Samsung Android smartphones and tablets from the US market.
Google's Chrome's Web browser non-stable 'dev channel' build currently looks like the complete Chrome OS desktop on Windows 8.x when set as the default Web browser and opened in Metro.
Android is still in the lead, but with the arrival of the new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s, Apple's iOS narrowed the gap.
If you agree with me that little is as miserable as having your Android smartphone or tablet die of premature battery exhaustion, then you'll want to check these applications out.
The big reason the French Gendarmerie made the Linux move? It saved them 40 percent in total cost of ownership over Windows.
Efforts are underway to provide system administrator and developer certification for OpenStack professionals
The latest update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL 5, 5.10, is now available to subscribers.