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I've been working with the new Raspberry Pi 2 for a few days now. Here are some of my impressions, opinions, and thoughts about it.
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Much is talked about in terms of mining data. Most enterprises, however, 'write once, read never'. How do you make research data available across your organisation at a local level and even move beyond that to a global level?
Cyanogen, the company that backs the popular CyanogenMod alternative Android firmware, wants to take on Apple and Google for mobile operating system domination.
I'm trying out the new RaspberryPi NOOBS 1.3.12 software release - and itching to get my hands on the new RaspberryPi 2 hardware that I just ordered!
The LinuxQuestions website's annual survey results are in.
The new rolling-release Linux distributions are gaining on traditional fixed-release Linux distros.
Ubuntu cloud users see OpenStack rising, Docker getting more talk than traction, and companies moving to the hybrid cloud.
Dell is continuing to support Linux developers with new Linux-powered laptops.
This security hole, which impacts many older versions of Linux and some current ones, should be patched as soon as possible.
Microsoft loves Linux, is adopting Docker for its servers, and just bought Revolution Analytics, the biggest open-source R statistical language company. This is not your dad's Microsoft.
The Librem 15 Linux laptop has surpassed the $250-thousand goal it needed to launch.
With the use of Docker containers, Canonical wants Ubuntu Linux to become the operating system for smart devices.
The Linux Foundation is offering a new self-paced class to help you get ready for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator exam.
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Datacentres and cloud solutions are now well-established best practices, yet merely five years ago, it was not so.
When openSuSE 13.2 was released, Tumbleweed got promoted to the official openSuSe rolling release distribution, and Factory returned to being the unstable development codebase.
A number of interesting new Linux releases are due out in the next few days or weeks. Here's a quick overview of some of them.
So, ready to start playing Steam-based games on your Ubuntu system? Well, follow-along with me and away we'll go!
Cinnamon, Xfce, LXDM and more comments on anaconda: the fun never stops!
Much anticipated, Fedora 18, otherwise known as 'Spherical Cow' has finally arrived - here's what to expect.
All the Linux Mint Editions have arrived just in time for the holidays - Linux Mint 14 (Nadia) with Cinnamon, MATE, KDE and Xfce dekstops, and Linux Mint Debian Edition Update Pack 6 with Cinnamon and MATE desktops.
The 40th edition of the Top500 supercomputers has named the newly installed Titan, a Cray XK7 system that achieved 17.59 Petaflop/s, as the fastest supercomputer in the world.
The latest version of Ubuntu Linux is ready for your inspection.
Your next PC? It just might be a Chromebook.
Fans of the cheap, Linux-based computer met up in Bristol to show off devices based on the Raspberry Pi, one of a number of events intended to bring enthusiasts together.
The Raspberry Pi mini-computer has taken the tech world by storm. If you're one of the lucky few to get one, one of the first things you'll need is a case. Here's a few to choose from.
The KDE netbook desktop is a little-known and underappreciated alternative that is included in every KDE installation. My step-by-step guide is designed to help raise its profile
Not just a refuge for those disillusioned with Gnome and KDE, the Linux Mint 13 Xfce distribution stands on its own merits
Mint 13 with Cinnamon may well be the best Linux desktop of all for expert users.
Here's how new attempts to capture the desktop show the dreams of Linux are becoming closer to reality.
If you are more of the Debian persuasion, there's still a Linux Mint distribution for you.
As Linux makes its move in the big-business arena, the open-source community faces growing pains. Correspondent James Hilliard asks conference-goers at LinuxWorld 2004 in San Francisco for their thoughts on the transition and how it is affecting the development of the open-source landscape.
As developers gather for LinuxWorld, Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik sits down for a Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber and CNET News.com reporter Stephen Shankland. Szulik denies that Red Hat's aim is to be the Microsoft of open source--whose community, he says, is alive and well.
In an exclusive Face to Face interview, Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik tells ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber why his company is suing SCO Group and whether he believes SCO's actions are slowing Linux deployment. He also reveals Red Hat's plans for the desktop.
Chris Stone claims that Novell is "changing its stripes" to be "more partner-friendly, developer-friendly and now Linux- and open source-friendly." He talks exclusively with Dan Farber in a Face to Face interview about acquiring open-source developer Ximian and the latest twists in SCO's battle with Linux users.