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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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2-Minute Linux Tip: How to use the mtr command

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at the mtr command and see what it can tell us about network connections. Mtr stands for “my traceroute” and displays the route that a connection to a particular system takes by providing a...

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2-Minute Linux Tip: How to terminate processes

In today’s tip, I’m going to show you how to terminate processes on Linux systems using kill, pkill and killall and show you why it makes a difference which command you choose.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: How to add and delete user accounts

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at the adduser and deluser commands. As the names suggest, they are used to add and delete user accounts on Linux systems.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the alias command

In today’s 2-minute tip, we’re going to look at the alias command – a tool that can save you a lot of time and trouble and maybe even a few brain cells.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the history command

In today's 2-minute Linux Tip, we look at the bash history command – a tool that shows you commands you've recently used and allows you to use them again without having to retype them.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the logsave command

In today’s 2-minute Linux Tip, we’re going to look at a command that you might never have heard of. It’s called logsave, and it allows you to selectively add command output to a file.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the ping command

In today’s 2-minute tip, we’re going to look at the ping command – a favorite tool for some very easy troubleshooting.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the crontab command

Today’s 2-minute tip covers crontab – the tool used to schedule tasks that will run automatically on the day and time that you specify.

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