Articles about Linux
There's a new kind of computer in town and it's resides on an HDMI stick that's not much bigger than a pack of gum.
Ubuntu takes another step forward as a cloud operating system by incorporating Chef support into its enterprise Linux distributions.
A look at special cases and uncooperative distributions - problem solving in Linux UEFI Multi-Boot
Windows is the number one desktop operating system by a wide margin, but you might be surprised at number two and three.
Google is offering a new incentive for using its Google Compute Engine. With Google Cloud Launcher, you can launch more than 120 popular open-source packages.
I covered the general layout and operation of UEFI boot in my part one. Now it's time to get down to brass tacks, and see what my multi-boot configuration looks like.
It's been years since The Document Foundation announced that LibreOffice would be ported to an online version. It looks like it will finally arrive... in 2016.
There is indeed a Squid bug in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, but it's in pre-beta, unreleased code.
As if wiping one of my disks weren't enough, Windows Update has decided to go into a 'reboot loop' on my desktop Windows 7 system.
The best Chromebook is also, easily, the most expensive Chromebook. For some people, though, it's worth the money.
Microsoft has updated its patent agreements -- both of which likely include Linux licensing elements -- with Fuji Xerox and Melco Holdings.
Want the newest developer tools for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 or 7? The beta's ready for you now.
No sooner said than done - the LMDE 2 Betsy beta release is now installed.
These two popular enterprise Linux server operating systems are getting an Active Directory and container friendly refresh.
Installing the latest Windows 8.1 updates didn't go too well, so I decided to take the hint, and reloaded the system as a pre-release testbed instead.
The question isn't: "What can you do with a Raspberry Pi?" The question is: "What can't you do with a Raspberry Pi?"
We all know about the Raspberry Pi, but it's far from the only single-board computer out there that makers might find both useful and affordable.
It's smooth, pretty, and, in short, it's the nicest Ubuntu Linux desktop that's ever been.
Want to get the most out of Linux Mint, one of the most popular of the Linux desktops? Then read on!
Here's a step-by-step guide to get Windows XP running on an Oracle VirtualBox-based virtual machine on Linux Mint
There have been some pretty bad vulnerabilities before Heartbleed. Is it really any more severe than CodeRed or Blaster?
In this example, I'm installing Microsoft Office 2010 on Mint 16 using CrossOver Linux 13.1.2.
If you want to stick with a Windows XP style interface, you should seriously consider using Linux Mint with its Cinnamon desktop.
My first look at this wonderful Debian Testing/Unstable (Jessie/Sid) derivative reminds me of how much fun there can be in Linux.
This is the distribution that is touted as the "easiest" transition from Windows to Linux, so how does it stack up?
Hands-on comparison of Debian GUN/Linux and three first- and second-generation derivatives.
After years of talk about the Linux desktop becoming important, it finally is. But thanks to Chromebooks and Android PCs, it's not the Linux desktop we expected.
Exploring this Debian GNU/Linux derivative that is tightly focused on security analysis and penetration testing - and it comes with a mind-boggling array of utilities for that pupose.
More than a dozen vendors have announced that they've joined forces with Valve to produce Linux SteamOS-powered PCs and gaming consoles. Here their first wave of devices.
A screen-shot walk-through of the excellent Fedora Linux 20 installer - and why I love it.
On the floor of Interop New York 2007, ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind stops by the Plat'Home booth to take a closer look at its new--and small--Linux servers. With no moving parts, the OpenBlock S266 and the OpenMicroServer can operate in places where there is little room as well as little tolerance for machines that produce excessive heat.