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Linux apps on Chrome OS: An easy-to-follow guide

Linux apps can expand your Chromebook's capabilities and open up all sorts of interesting options — but first, you have to know where to begin.

Leadership lessons from Linus Torvalds: 7 dos and 3 don'ts

You don't have to take a page out of his book to learn some valuable lessons from how Torvalds has managed the sprawling, self-selected, volunteer community of Linux developers—both the successes, and what led to his self-imposed...

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Meet Wasmjit, your future embeddable WebAssembly runtime

Wasmjit, now a proof of concept in beta, is intended to be a Linux kernel module

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Cisco unearths 13 'High Impact' IOS vulnerabilities you need to patch now

Cisco has exposed 13 vulnerabilities in its IOS and IOS XE switch and router operating software that the company said should be patched as soon as possible. The vulnerabilities were detailed in Cisco’s twice-yearly dump of IOS...

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Linux community acts after years of complaints like Sarah Sharp's

Years after Sarah Sharp stepped down from her direct work in the Linux kernel community because of abusive behavior, Linus Torvalds has stepped away and the community adopted a Code of Conduct.

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What is Docker? Docker containers explained

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

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Linus Torvalds: Changes in hardware change Linux development

Bugs are getting more esoteric, and hardware isn’t getting faster at the same pace it used to

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Steam adds Proton, making Windows games playable on Linux (at least in theory)

Last week it was just a rumor. This week it's real: Valve's added a games-centric compatibility wrapper into Steam for Linux.

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Flatpak Linux app distributor is now ready for prime time

After three years in beta, the multi-Linux desktop app installation tool has achieved Version 1.0 status

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Steam may get tools to play Windows games on Linux and Mac, code deep-dive finds

Reddit discovered references to a "Steam Play" compatibility wrapper this week, and while there's no official announcement, it does indicate that Valve's support for Linux isn't over yet.

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35 great PC games for Linux

The arrival of Steam has lured hordes of big-name games to Linux PCs. Here are some of the best Linux PC games you can play today.

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Linux for developers is coming to Chrome OS

A virtual machine will run Linux in a forthcoming beta Chrome OS for Pixelbook users

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Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How the critical CPU flaws affect PCs and Macs

The Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs are very serious, and the fixes can create serious slowdowns in PCs, Macs, and other devices. Here's everything you need to know.

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Why Linux is better than Windows or macOS for security

Decisions made years ago about which operating system to roll out can affect corporate security today. Of the big three in widespread use, one can credibly be called the most secure.

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The 5 best Linux distros for the enterprise: Red Hat, Ubuntu, Linux Mint and more

A variety of high-quality Linux distributions allow you to expand your Linux OS deployments beyond the data center. Here are five that fit the bill.

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Raspberry Pi: Everything you need to know

From the Raspberry Pi's specs, to accessories, to cool projects, find out how this $35 mini-PC became the darling makers, hobbyists, and DIY enthusiasts.

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Unikraft project promises to simplify unikernel creation

NEC and Xen Project toolkit combines reusable libraries of operating system components and a menu-driven build system

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Linux antivirus and anti malware: 8 top tools

Malware and viruses on a Linux system? You weren’t operating under the illusion that using Linux meant you don’t have to worry about that, were you? Fake news!

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