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Linux Runs on All of the 500 Fastest Supercomputers

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Linux might be struggling for a decent desktop market share but it is definitely ruling the world of supercomputers.
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Linux Media Server with Kodi

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Today, we’re going to look at a different approach by setting up a Linux media server with Kodi. The Kodi media player, formerly known as XBMC, allows its users to have a big screen media server experience that looks just a great on the small screen as well. Kodi works great with Android and provides a great viewing experience in a web browser.

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Linux 4.10 To Linux 4.15 Kernel Benchmarks

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