Articles about Linux
New discoveries and successes moving forward with CentOS 6 on the desktop.
Container technology, a lightweight kind of virtualization, is becoming a core component in major Linux distributions. But what role will it really plan in datacenters and the cloud?
It's smooth, pretty, and, in short, it's the nicest Ubuntu Linux desktop that's ever been.
I still find Ubuntu with Unity the best desktop of all for users who don't know computers and just want something easy to use.
Want to get the most out of Linux Mint, one of the most popular of the Linux desktops? Then read on!
Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr is everything a Long Term Support release should be. No big changes, but a solid, stable release, with a few nips and tucks here and there.
Tizen for smartphones is down but not out with Samsung planning to launch a pair of handsets in the next quarter.
But where's the final release of Red Hat's flagship Linux server distribution?
For those times when you absolutely must still run Windows XP, one safer way of doing it is to run XP in a virtual machine using the Oracle VirtualBox hypervisor on Linux Mint.
Here's a step-by-step guide to get Windows XP running on an Oracle VirtualBox-based virtual machine on Linux Mint
A new release, a new installer, and a new desktop makes this a fun and beautiful option.
KVM, Linux's built-in hypervisor for the x86 chip family will be available at the end of this quarter for IBM's Power chip family.
There have been some pretty bad vulnerabilities before Heartbleed. Is it really any more severe than CodeRed or Blaster?
There have been recent reports of problems with Windows 8 Updates destroying Linux/Windows dual boot setups. My experience has been that, while there may be problems, they probably aren't as serious as some reports make them sound.
Thanks to WINE and its commercial big brother, CrossOver, you can run some popular Windows programs on Linux.