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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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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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5 top Linux server distros: How to choose the right one

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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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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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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5 free screen-recording apps for Linux

All of these open-source software tools for Linux let you record video of what’s happening on your screen, and some let you live-stream it to YouTube or Facebook Live as well.

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Red Hat's Boltron snaps together a modular Linux server

The Fedora Modular Server project experiments with a new way to deliver multiple versions of packages side-by-side, each with their own development life cycles

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.Net Core 2.0 to extend coding optimizations to Linux

The next version of Microsoft's open source, cross-platform runtime will make native code run faster on Linux as well as Windows

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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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39% off Exploring Raspberry Pi: Interfacing to the Real World with Embedded Linux, Paperback - Deal Alert

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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