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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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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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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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10 obscure (but useful) desktop Linux distros

You’ve likely heard of Ubuntu, Red Hat and Fedora, but there are strange, lesser-known versions of Linux worth knowing about.

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What’s new in Fedora Linux 27

The newest version of Red Hat’s user-oriented Linux distro improves modularity to ease updates, refreshes the software development tools, and ends alpha releases

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How to connect to a remote computer with Chrome Remote Desktop

Want to access a computer from another desktop or a mobile device? Google's Chrome Remote Desktop is a simple, fast and free way to make the connection.

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Step aside, Windows! Open source and Linux are IT’s new security headache

The Equifax breach is the latest example of attackers targeting open-source software in the enterprise.

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Atari's Ataribox console will run Linux and cost $250-$300, if it ever materializes

Details finally emerge on Atari's retro-styled living room PC, and it's basically just a cheap Steam Machine with AMD innards and a custom TV-friendly front end. Also, crowdfunding.

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Managing users on Linux systems

Some tasks and tools to manage user accounts and keep your Linux users happy

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Linux commands for managing, partitioning, troubleshooting

Managing Linux disks and the file systems that reside on them is something of an art – from setup to partitioning to monitoring performance.

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Why Microsoft will drive serious Linux innovation

Microsoft, while maintaining its commitment to Windows, has made the necessary steps to not merely run on Linux but to help shape the future of Linux

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Mesosphere taps Kubernetes for container orchestration

Longtime Kubernetes competitor Mesosphere joins the bandwagon, making Kubernetes available with DC/OS

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5 top Linux server distros for enterprises

What you need to know to choose among Ubuntu LTS, Oracle Linux, Fedora Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Enterprise Server

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Review: VMware’s Photon OS shines for Docker containers

Optimized for the VMware hypervisor, Photon OS is an easy-to-use container OS with all the advantages of virtual hardware

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Docker Enterprise now runs Windows and Linux in one cluster

The new version of Docker's professional version lets applications across multiple platforms -- Windows, Linux, and IBM System Z -- run side by side in the same cluster

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All you need to know about Unix environment variables

Environment variables on Unix systems — how to understand, modify and appreciate them

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