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What's new in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2

RHEL 8.2 has new capabilities for management of hybrid-cloud environments and container tools to help fuel cloud-native development.

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IBM extends z15 mainframe family, intensifies Linux security

IBM rolled out two new entry level, 19” single-frame, air-cooled platforms, the z15 Model T02 and LinuxONE III Model LT2. The new machines are extensions of the IBM z15 family that Big Blue rolled out in September of last year.

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How the Linux kernel will work in Windows 10's next big update

The Linux kernel and any updates to it within Windows 10's Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 will now be handled via Windows Update, Microsoft said Friday.

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Open source should learn from Linux, not MySQL

When a single vendor owns an open source project, expect the community to look for alternatives

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Gain a degree's worth of DIY electronics know-how for less than $20

Humble Bundle's DIY electroncis bundle for Wiley can help turn you into an Arduino virtuoso for just $15.

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How AppArmor can protect your Linux system

AppArmor is a Linux-kernel security module that offers unique benefits.

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10 top distributed apps (dApps) for blockchain

These distributed apps are resilient and enable everything from asset tracking to identity verification — oh, and some pretty cool role-playing games, too.

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How to use the split command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, we’re going to look at the split command that breaks files into pieces --according to your instructions if you like -- and gives the pieces sequential names.

How to use the Linux uniq command

The uniq command in Linux is valuable for finding out who’s logged into a server

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Microsoft Teams comes to Linux

The launch of the highly requested Linux desktop client is designed to help Microsoft appeal to developers.

The Linux who command tells who’s logged in and a lot more

A 2-minute Linux Tip from Sandra Henry-Stocker on several of the uses of the Linux who command

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Linux sudo flaw can lead to unauthorized privileges

Exploiting a newly discovered sudo flaw in Linux can enable certain users with to run commands as root despite restrictions against it.

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Call me crazy, but Windows 11 could run on Linux

Desktop Windows has had so many problems, desperate measures may be needed.

2-Minute Linux Tip: The env command

Use the env command to learn how to gather info about your shell environment on Linux.

Unix as a Second Language: The touch command

The Linux touch command allows users to create an empty file or update a file’s data and time settings. You might want to do this if you need to be sure that a file exists before a script or process begins. The command can also be...

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Leaving Windows 7? Here are some non-Windows options.

If you’re not feeling too comfortable about Windows 10 as Windows 7 comes to the end of its days, there are alternatives.

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How Windows and Chrome quietly made 2019 the year of Linux on the desktop

With Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux 2, a full Linux kernel running in Windows, and Google's pledge that all future Chromebooks will be able to run Linux apps, 2019 is the year of Linux on the desktop.

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Microsoft debuts new Terminal app, next-gen Windows Subsystem for Linux for power users

At Microsoft Build, Microsoft unveils a tabbed Terminal app and a Windows Subsystem for Linux that's built on a new, custom-built Linux 4.19 kernel.

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