Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?
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Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?

They may be two of the most popular Linux distributions, but what are the differences?
29 Jan 2021
GitHub: Open source vulnerabilities can go undetected for four years
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GitHub: Open source vulnerabilities can go undetected for four years

GitHub research finds that time between vulnerability detection and fix must shorten
3 Dec 2020
IBM and AMD partner on AI and confidential computing
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IBM and AMD partner on AI and confidential computing

The partnership will expand on open source software and frameworks to create better security for hybrid cloud
12 Nov 2020
Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview
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Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview

The Chromium-based web browser is now supported on all major desktop and mobile operating systems
21 Oct 2020
How to build your own firewall with pfSense
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How to build your own firewall with pfSense

Create your own physical or virtual appliance with this free-to-use open source software
7 Oct 2020
Kubernetes demystified
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Cloud

Kubernetes demystified

What CIOs need to know about the fastest growing open-source technology in the world
23 Sep 2020
Microsoft Edge will arrive on Linux next month
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Microsoft Edge will arrive on Linux next month

Preview version of the web browser aims to court developers and advanced users to Edge
23 Sep 2020
What is Chromium?
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Chromium

What is Chromium?

We take a look at Google's open source coding project, and the platforms it has inspired
15 Sep 2020
Switch to Linux with these top distros
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Switch to Linux with these top distros

Windows 7 is dead; it might be time consider switching to a stable, secure and fast alternative
15 Sep 2020
IT Pro Live: It's open under the cloud
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IT Pro Live: It's open under the cloud

OpenUK CEO Amanda Brock explains why open source standards are so foundational to cloud technology
1 Sep 2020
Microsoft brings WSL 2 to older Windows 10 versions
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Microsoft brings WSL 2 to older Windows 10 versions

Firm backports updated architecture to enterprise customers still relying on pre-2020 versions of Windows 10
21 Aug 2020
Facebook becomes a top-tier Linux Foundation member
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Facebook becomes a top-tier Linux Foundation member

The social network has reaffirmed its commitment to open source with Platinum membership
17 Aug 2020
Linux Foundation open-sources coronavirus tracing apps
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Linux Foundation open-sources coronavirus tracing apps

The projects, based on the Google and Apple API, aim to support public health contact tracing efforts
21 Jul 2020
Google launches open source trademark initiative
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Google launches open source trademark initiative

The Open Usage Commons to help open source projects assert and manage their project identity
8 Jul 2020
SUSE acquires Kubernetes startup Rancher Labs
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SUSE acquires Kubernetes startup Rancher Labs

The deal will enable SUSE customers to "seamlessly innovate across their business from the edge to the core to the cloud"
8 Jul 2020
Open source vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019
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Open source vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019

As open source is becoming more widely used, so are exploitable security vulnerabilities
9 Jun 2020
GitHub’s open source supply chain hit by Octopus Scanner malware
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GitHub’s open source supply chain hit by Octopus Scanner malware

Hackers target developers by abusing build processes to infect files that spread between NetBeans projects
2 Jun 2020
Bumper 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 now on sale for $75
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Bumper 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 now on sale for $75

The latest iteration of the open source microcomputer targets power users and those running heavy workloads
28 May 2020
Microsoft admits it was wrong about open source
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Microsoft admits it was wrong about open source

President Brad Smith says the company was on "the wrong side of history" at the start of the century
19 May 2020
What is open source?
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What is open source?

What is open source software and how do vendors make their money?
29 Apr 2020
How to learn Emacs
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How to learn Emacs

This tool may be old, but it's the Swiss-army knife of software
22 Apr 2020
Red Hat appoints Paul Cormier as CEO
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Red Hat appoints Paul Cormier as CEO

Former president of products and technology replaces Jim Whitehurst as boss of the open source giant
6 Apr 2020
Canonical launches Managed Apps to simplify cloud operations
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Canonical launches Managed Apps to simplify cloud operations

Services allows critical apps to be deployed and operated as a fully managed service.
1 Apr 2020