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Why Contributing to the Linux Kernel is Easier Than You Think

Monday 12th of January 2015 10:43:50 PM

In this guest blog, software developer and new Linux kernel contributor Konrad Zapalowicz explains that contributing to the Linux kernel is easier, and less time consuming, than you might think.

Deepin Linux: A Polished Distro That's Easy to Install and Use

Monday 12th of January 2015 10:14:42 PM
Deepin is an extremely polished, robust and easy-to-use distribution targeted at traditional Windows or Mac users. So what makes this OS so special? Almost everything.

The 4 Best New Linux Distributions to Watch in 2015

Monday 12th of January 2015 05:48:12 PM

A few new Linux distributions could give standard distros a run for their money this year.

Drones, IoT, Containers and Cloud: CollabSummit 2015

Monday 12th of January 2015 04:12:02 PM

Our schedule for The Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit is out and I’m proud of the speakers and projects we have assembled. I use CollabSummit and its unique structure as a litmus test for The Linux Foundation’s progress. When we started CollabSummit in 2007, we gathered about 200 people at the GooglePlex and brought Linux kernel developers, ecosystem executives, open source legal experts and more together for the first time. Convincing the world that open source was safe was a dominant theme on the agenda, as was better collaboration between business and the open source developers shaping Linux.

Linux Shines at CES with Smart TVs and Home Automation Gizmos

Friday 9th of January 2015 11:24:31 PM

Here's a bird's eye view of what a Linux-seeking hawk might have observed at this year's CES show in the categories of TVs and home automation, plus a grab-bag of seven highlights from other categories.

3 Ways Enterprise IT Will Change in 2015

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 04:36:13 AM

IDC released not just one but three new prediction-filled reports focusing on three key areas of enterprise technology. Bottom line? Things will look pretty different a year or two from now.

Best Linux and Open Source Apps for the Enterprise in 2015

Tuesday 6th of January 2015 11:17:44 PM

Linux and Open Source technologies rule the enterprise segments. There are so many products and projects out there which are rescuing small and medium businesses from legacy software companies.

Enterprise Advances Brought Linux Success in 2014

Tuesday 6th of January 2015 12:01:25 AM

The year 2014 will be seen as a banner year for Linux ─ thanks to the amazing work done on the enterprise level. With OpenStack, SUSE, Red Hat, Containers, and Docker leading the charge, Linux has made more headway into the world of enterprise computing than it has in a long time.

Top 10 Linux.com Tutorials of the Year

Monday 5th of January 2015 11:46:39 PM

Here are the top 10 most popular tutorials on Linux.com from the last year. How to install Linux, manage files and folders, rescue a non-booting GRUB and more.

2015: To Ensure an Open Cloud, IT History has to Repeat Itself

Monday 5th of January 2015 10:20:48 PM

A lot of work has to be done – and will be done -- to decouple the individual building blocks of cloud computing before consumers and users can choose what is best for them. Competition and a free market of components and applications are needed to unlock the full potential of cloud computing.

How to Configure a Touchscreen on Linux

Monday 5th of January 2015 07:19:51 PM

Getting touchscreen gestures to work on Linux isn’t all that challenging. It does, however, require the installation of an app and a Firefox extension.

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Don't Use Ubuntu, Use Mint - or elementary

Tech Drive-in today listed seven reasons he prefers elementary OS over Ubuntu. Despite all that, Michael Larabel today reported on the improved performance of Ubuntu 15.04 on newer machines. Read more

7 reasons why I prefer elementary OS Freya over Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn"

When we laid out our featured article on things you need to do after installing Ubuntu 14.10, we shared a few little issues we have had with the latest Ubuntu release. Well things got worse, and I decided to try something else for a change. I've been using elementary OS Freya as my daily driver since then. And I have to say, I'm mighty impressed so far. And the fact that Freya is still very much in beta makes the whole affair all the more interesting. A list of reasons why I prefer elementary OS Freya over Ubuntu 14.10 at the moment. Read more

Don't Use Ubuntu, Use Mint - or elementary

The top story today continued to be the GHOST vulnerability covered last night, probably because the name lends itself to cute headlines - most with a twist on "Ghost in the Machine." But elsewhere, the How-To-Geek said today that new users should stick to Linux Mint instead of Ubuntu. He's not the only one, Tech Drive-in today listed seven reasons he prefers elementary OS over Ubuntu. Despite all that, Michael Larabel today reported on the improved performance of Ubuntu 15.04 on newer machines. Read more