The latest news and views on all things Linux and open source by seasoned Unix and Linux user Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Ubuntu is still a popular desktop Linux, but it's clear that what Canonical really wants is to consolidate Ubuntu's position as the Linux for the cloud.
Fedora used to be just for cutting-edge desktop users and programmers. Today, it's still for them, with the long, long delayed release of the Wayland display server, but it's also for cloud builders.
Red Hat double-downs on open-sourcing components of its Ansible DevOps program.
Oracle loses in court once again in its latest attempt to obtain Java copyright damages from Google.
Canonical has looked into its cloud and container crystal ball -- and they see Kubernetes.
There are other DevOps programs for container management, but Kubernetes is quickly becoming the best of them all.
Red Hat is making it clear it's all containers all the time in its Red Hat OpenShift cloud.
Microsoft isn't anti-Linux anymore and Lenovo is just lazy when it comes to supporting the Linux desktop on its newest Yoga Ultra.
Java experts have questioned Oracle's support for Java, but Oracle swears it's fully behind Java Enterprise Edition and NetBeans.
Nextcloud, in partnership with Canonical and WDLabs, has released a Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu Linux powered cloud server for your home or office.
Oracle wants to dump its NetBeans Java integrated development environment on the Apache Software Foundation.
After more than a decade, the vi, or Vim, editor is getting a major update.
It's the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition. Here's why.
No one noticed, but in HPE's spin-off of its software assets, the company also tied the knot with leading enterprise Linux power SUSE.