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Hotspot brings GUI to Linux Perf data

Hotspot frees the analysis of Linux performance data from static, text-based reports with an interactive, eye-opening GUI

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The innovators guide to bringing Raspberry Pi to life. This book favors engineering principles over a 'recipe' approach to give you the skills you need to design and build your own projects. You'll understand the fundamental...

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What is Docker? Linux containers explained

A brief introduction to lightweight, portable, flexible Docker containers and why developers love them

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Lenovo's new workstation is indeed 'Tiny' but packs a punch

Windows users working in tight spaces who are looking for a small form factor workstation with multiple display ports and solid processing power have a new contender in the market to check out: the new ThinkStation P320 Tiny.

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Patch the Samba bug before a network worm exploits it

It isn’t at WannaCry-crisis levels yet, but the fact that Samba is so widely used means a network worm can really have a field day exploiting this vulnerability.

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Why installing a text-mode web browser is a good idea

A text-based web browser like Links can save the day when Linux experimentation goes awry and prevents you from using a GUI.

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Kubernetes foundation takes on container networking

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds another open source project to its container-centric toolbelt

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The Pi Desktop kit transforms your Raspberry Pi into a stylish, SSD-powered mini-PC

Element 14's Pi Desktop kit includes everything you need to transform the Raspberry Pi 3 into a low-powered HTPC, including an mSATA interface for an SSD.

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Linux is just too powerful for Windows 10 S, so Microsoft blocked it

Though Linux is now a downloadable app within the Microsoft ecosystem, it provides access at too low of a level to work with Windows 10 S, Microsoft says.

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HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS via containers

Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30 years, and users may be looking to move on from the Unix-based OS.

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18 things you should know about using Linux tools in Windows 10

Windows 10 can now run (many) Linux binaries. Yes, really. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of the Windows Subsystem for Linux.

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Sync your files for free, and maintain privacy, using open-source Syncthing

Linux-based Syncthing lets you sync data for free and control who's is able to see it.

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10 Unix commands every Mac and Linux user should know

Get started with Bash, Unix pipes, directory navigation, sudo, Nano, and other command-line essentials

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How to install Linux on a Chromebook

The Crouton project makes it simple to install a full Linux desktop operating system on a Chromebook.

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Save Hundreds On Over 100 Hours of Linux System Administration Training ($69) - Deal Alert

Some of the world's top companies use Linux. Even Google and Amazon run Linux on their servers. That said, it's safe to say that learning Linux is one tool that'll help shift your career in a positive direction--whether you're looking...

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Hardened Node.js distro comes to Docker-friendly Alpine Linux

NodeSource primes its enterprise-oriented NSolid Node.js distro for Docker containers

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6 things Mark Shuttleworth should do as CEO of Canonical

Shuttleworth is re-taking control of Canonical. Can he get the company behind Ubuntu back on track?

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Unity is dead: Ubuntu ditches phone convergence dreams and returns to Gnome

Canonical is giving up on the Ubuntu phone and the Unity desktop interface.

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