Massive ransomware attacks to the left of us, supply chain attacks to the right of us, but the Linux Foundation is answering the president's call for greater software security.
A lot of people thought Chromebooks wouldn't last but a decade later they have become the 21st century PC.
Microsoft is bringing its TVM capabilities beyond Windows with support for macOS and Linux. Later this summer, support is coming to Android and iOS.
In Linux circles, eBPF has evolved into a powerful tool for running sandboxed userspace programs inside the kernel. Now, Microsoft is working on porting eBPF to Windows as well.
The Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board, which is made up of top Linux kernel developers, reports on what was found in its complete examination of University of Minnesota patches.
Want to know what's really going on in your Kubernetes cluster? Pixie, which just became a Cloud Native Computing Foundation program, can help.
Shopify, a leading global commerce company, based its e-commerce tools around Ruby on Rails, so it only made sense for it to protect Linux and all the rest of open-source software as well.
Like CentOS, before Red Hat transformed it, AlmaLinux will still be available for free, but if you need Linux support, its parent company CloudLinux will be there for you.
Microsoft has acquired Kinvolk and plans to bring the team to Azure to work on Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Arc and other hybrid container platform capabilities.
Fedora 34 is now available, but even before it arrived it was getting a lot of attention.
Paul Cormier says there would be no cloud computing had it not been for Linux and open source.
The bug could also be used as a conduit for more severe attacks.
The latest version of Red Hat's flagship Linux operating system is designed to be deployed on the computing edge.
The UMN wants to make peace with the Linux kernel developer community after an annoying Linux code security research blunder.
ZDNet has obtained a copy of the Linux Foundation's letter to the University of Minnesota laying out what happened with the bad Linux kernel patches 'research project' and demanding 'all information necessary to identify all proposals of known-vulnerable code from any U of MN experiment'.
A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.
Did you know that there are many top-tier commercial games available for Linux? Here's the quickest way we know to get up and running.
One of the great benefits of Linux is the ability to roll your own. Throughout the years, individuals, organizations, and even nation states have done just that. In this gallery, we're going to showcase some of those distros. Be careful, though. You may not want to load these, or if you do, put them in isolated VMs. We're not kidding when we say they could be dangerous.
If you need to navigate regularly between Linux and the Windows world, there are many applications that can make your job easier. We spotlight 21 quality applications that will pave the way.
These work for anyone else who want a top-notch laptop.
Many schools now give you a Chromebook. If your school doesn't, here are your best choices.
Getting ready to buy a Chromebook for school? Here are the best of the best.
These are the people who have been driving the open-source technology powering today's business world.
The new Fedora, with its GNOME 3.16 interface, is an interesting, powerful Linux desktop.
The easiest desktop operating system to use of all may be Ubuntu.
A Chromebook may be all you need for all your computing needs. Here's the best of the breed so far.
Who says you need a Mac or a Windows PC? With the right applications, a Linux desktop is every bit as good as either of the two mainstream desktop operating systems.
Getting Linux Mint to work is simple.
In November 2014, the top six supercomputers all run Linux, but that's about the only thing they have in common.
It's not shipping yet, but you can run a pre-release of Android Lollipop, and it's already looking pretty tasty.
There are no routers in the study from the Fraunhofer Institute without known security vulnerabilities.
Linux on Windows just took a big graphical desktop step forward with Microsoft's plans for Windows Subsystem for Linux.
Microsoft beefs up chat features in Microsoft Teams to take on rivals like Zoom and Google Meet.
Google's open-source tool makes USB keystroke injections harder but it's no silver bullet.
Microsoft's open-source code-sharing platform's latest report places freedom of expression above all else.
Who'da thought hiding passwords behind asterisks as you entered the characters could be a security problem?
These five stories show why the future of technology belongs to Linux and open-source software.
If you've got a discrete GPU as well as integrated graphics, and you want to run Linux, you'd best pick one master.
For years, developers have been working on this new take on the virtual private network, and now it's finally ready to go.
The student was allegedly building a custom Gentoo Linux distro for ISIS.
The new list of the world's fastest computers -- supercomputing's Top 500 -- is out, and every one runs faster than a petaflop using Linux.
Samsung is shutting down its Linux on DeX projects after only 11 months.
Despite optimistic 2011 predictions of a fully converged cross-platform OS running Mir and UnityNext (8) by 2014, Ubuntu 14.10 is set to retain X Windows and Unity 7. Based on this beta, it seems there will be no big changes in 14.10, although upgrading is always worthwhile.
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS was to be the first converged desktop/tablet/smartphone release. However, it's shaping up to be more of a typical Long Term Support release, with the emphasis on solid and stable, rather than radical changes.
With the Mir display server failing to make the cut, Ubuntu 13.10, rather than being a stepping-stone on the way to form-factor convergence with 14.04, seems more like an obligatory release.
Hot on the heels of Fedora 19 comes this everything-including-the-kitchen-sink derivative.
Some of the features that were to be included in Ubuntu 13.04 have been shelved in favour of presenting a polished and solid release, with most of the improvements residing behind the scenes. As a result, Raring Ringtail may seem a bit of a disappointment.
Windows 8 is OUT on my next-generation Pavilion dm1, and Linux — in the shape of Fedora 18, openSuSE 12.3, Mint 14 and Ubuntu 12.10 — is IN.
Ubuntu 12.10 contains more controversial changes than expected. If you can live with or work around those changes, it remains a powerful and useful desktop Linux operating system.
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is an extremely solid, usable, fast and secure desktop Linux OS. It continues to hone the Unity user interface introduced in earlier releases, and also migrates to a new version of the kernel.