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postmarketOS Pursues A Linux-Based, LTS OS For Android Phones

Thursday 14th of September 2017 08:58:01 AM

In Defense of the Popular Framework Electron

Tuesday 12th of September 2017 07:58:02 PM

OpenSource.com Test-Drives Linux Distros From 1993 To 2003

Monday 11th of September 2017 07:58:02 PM

AMD Confirms Linux 'Performance Marginality Problem' On Ryzen

Saturday 9th of September 2017 01:58:02 PM

OpenSSL Support In Debian Unstable Drops TLS 1.0/1.1 Support

Wednesday 6th of September 2017 08:58:14 PM

Red Hat Acquires Data-Cleaning Company Permabit

Tuesday 5th of September 2017 02:58:02 PM

Linux Kernel Hardeners Grsecurity Sue Open Source's Bruce Perens

Monday 4th of September 2017 06:58:01 AM

It Will Take Fedora More Releases To Switch Off Python 2

Friday 1st of September 2017 02:58:01 PM

Systemd Named 'Lamest Vendor' At Pwnie Security Awards

Saturday 26th of August 2017 01:58:05 PM

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