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Review: 6 business-class Chromebooks test their mettle Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 11 2014 @ 02:32 PM EST
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Is a Chromebook for you? Which one? We put top models from Acer, Dell, Google, HP, Samsung, and Toshiba to the test.

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Canonical Launches “Snappy” Edition Of Ubuntu Core For Container Farms Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 10 2014 @ 03:50 PM EST
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“Ubuntu Core builds on the world’s favourite container platform and provides transactional updates with rigorous application isolation,” said Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and Canonical. “This is the smallest, safest platform for Docker deployment ever, and with snappy packages, it’s completely extensible to all forms of container or service.” The company’s announcement today calls snappy Ubuntu the “biggest revolution in Ubuntu since we launched our mobile initiative.”

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Puzzle GNU/Linux: Integrated Pieces Create an Intriguing OS Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 10 2014 @ 04:41 AM EST
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The desktop environment is one of the best features distinguishing Puzzle GNU/Linux from all the others in Linuxland. It is an integration of Openbox, Kodi/xbmc and KDE.

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Nginx Raises $20M to Advance Web Server Technology Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 09 2014 @ 11:37 PM EST
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The lead vendor behind the open-source Nginx Web server is looking to fund its growth for the next 10 years.

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It’s Here! Announcing Fedora 21! Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 09 2014 @ 02:49 PM EST
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The Fedora Project is pleased to announce Fedora 21, the final release, ready to run on your desktops, servers, and in the cloud. Fedora 21 is a game-changer for the Fedora Project, and we think you’re going to be very pleased with the results.

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The Ultimate Windows 8.1 And Ubuntu Dual Boot Guide Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 09 2014 @ 04:00 AM EST
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This is the ultimate guide to dual booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu.

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How to Manually Install NVIDIA Beta Drivers in Ubuntu Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 08 2014 @ 09:00 PM EST
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NVIDIA released quite a few drivers in the past few months and new Linux users might have a problem installing them manually. It's not exactly a complicate procedure and it won't work out of the box, unless you know what you are doing. This is the installation procedure for Ubuntu, which is the most used Linux desktop operating system.

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Linus Torvalds releases Linux 3.18 as 3.17 wobbles Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 08 2014 @ 03:01 PM EST
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Linus Torvalds has pressed the go button for a new release of his eponymous kernel.

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Linux is winning enterprise cloud market share at expense of Windows Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 08 2014 @ 09:42 AM EST
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LINUX IS WINNING cloud market share in the enterprise, according to the Enterprise End User Trends Report 2014 just released by the Linux Foundation.

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The future of Linux Mint Debian Edition and its derivatives Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 08 2014 @ 03:11 AM EST
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J.A. Watson writes "I have had a sort of strange relationship with Linux Mint Debian Edition over the years. When it was first announced, I was really ecstatic. I was already a big fan of Linux Mint, and I had already fallen out of love with Ubuntu, so the prospect of getting a Mint distribution that didn't pass through Ubuntu along the way was appealing. Add to that the fact that it was initially announced as a "rolling distribution" (continuous updating), and I thought it was nothing short of great."

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