Docker's container take on virtualization keeps getting more and more popular as openSUSE adopts it for use.
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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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ownCloud, the open source private cloud for small to medium sized businesses, pulls in great developer support with its latest release.
Docker, a new container technology, is hotter than hot because it makes it possible to get far more apps running on the same old servers and it also makes it very easy to package and ship programs. Here's what you need to know about it.
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Red Hat and its partners are betting that 64-bit ARM processors are ready for the data center.
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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.