For years, Facebook has relied on Linux and open-source software. Now it's taking a leading role in The Linux Foundation.
It's not just Google that's trying to get a handle on earthquakes. The Linux Foundation and partners are working on an open-source earthquake early warning system as well.
The FBI and NSA issue joint security alert containing technical details about new Linux malware developed by Russia's military hackers.
Microsoft has launched a new website that shows off its open-source credentials.
One of the most popular password managers, 1Password, is finally releasing a desktop Linux client.
If you're the sort of person who waits until you're sure all the bugs are out before upgrading, you'll be glad to know that Canonical has just released the first point update of April 2020's Ubuntu Linux 20.04 Long-Term Support: Ubuntu 20.04.1.
Google releases a new stable build of Flutter, its framework for creating user interfaces for mobile and desktops.
The first release of patches to the Linux BootHole came with a show-stopping problem. The fixed machines wouldn't boot. For the most part, that problem has been solved.
Red Hat is extending your soon to expire certifications and has launched a new online certification testing program for its top four certifications.
We can make open-source software safer and more secure when we all work together.
Why you need to learn Linux in order to become a successful developer.
Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat, CentOS, Fedora users reports issues with booting or dual-booting their devices.
Red Hat's fix for the Boothole security hole has stopped some users' systems from booting.
The recently revealed Boothole bug in Grub2, a bootloader used by almost all Linux distributions, has been fixed. But while it's getting headlines, it can only successfully attack a handful of already vulnerable systems.
The move aims to improve new GPU-accelerated machine-learning training on Windows 10's Subsystem for Linux.
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.
A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.
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.