Amazon's preliminary Christmas sales information is in and Linux-powered gear was a holiday-season winner.
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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Linux, open source software, and the open source method quietly grew stronger over all areas of computing during 2013.
CyanogenMod, the alternative Android operating system, finally has a smartphone to call its own: The OPPO N1.
If you want to a bleeding edge desktop or server Linux, then Fedora is the Linux distribution for you. If you want to play it safe, try something else.
This new release of RHEL OpenStack Platform 4.0 comes with Red Hat-hardened OpenStack Havana.
Google joins IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony as a full member of the Open Invention Network open-source and Linux patent protection organization.
Valve's Linux-based Steam Machines gaming console starts shipping today to a few beta testers. SteamOS, it's Linux for gamers, is scheduled to be released to everyone at the same time.
Red Hat's newest enterprise Linux takes one giant step forward to its release and shifts from MySQL to MariaDB for its database management system needs.
A patent loss in a German court may lead to trouble for Microsoft's Android strategy.
KVM, the long a popular x86 Linux virtualization technology, will appear in IBM's Power architecture in 2014.