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Linux

Linux fixes maximum-severity kernel vulnerability
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Linux fixes maximum-severity kernel vulnerability

Most businesses running SMB servers are believed to be shielded but one expert likened potential exploits to Heartbleed
23 Dec 2022
Meta passes PyTorch ownership to Linux Foundation in a bid to improve transparency
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Meta passes PyTorch ownership to Linux Foundation in a bid to improve transparency

The widely-used framework will also fall under a newly-formed PyTorch Foundation, with a governing board composed of tech giants such as Google Cloud …
13 Sep 2022
Best Linux distros 2022
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Best Linux distros 2022

Bringing together the best Linux distros on the market today, including specialist versions for enterprise users
25 Jul 2022
What is open source?
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What is open source?

The benefits and drawbacks of open source software and how its vendors make their money
30 Jun 2022
Best Linux file managers 2022: Customise your workflows
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Best Linux file managers 2022: Customise your workflows

Using a dedicated file manager will make working with Linux a whole lot easier
17 May 2022
Best remote desktop for Linux
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Best remote desktop for Linux

Discover the top remote desktop for Linux from the choices in our comprehensive guide, and find out everything you need to know about these platforms
25 Mar 2022
Open source dev attacked for spreading data-wiping 'protestware'
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Open source dev attacked for spreading data-wiping 'protestware'

Developer denies wiping users' drives in spite of detailed code analysis
18 Mar 2022
How to set up Chrome Remote Desktop
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How to set up Chrome Remote Desktop

Chrome Remote Desktop is a popular free way to access another computer remotely. Here's how to set things up quickly
2 Mar 2022
Linux-based multi-cloud environments facing increased ransomware attacks
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Linux-based multi-cloud environments facing increased ransomware attacks

VMware researchers claim not enough effort is being spent on developing countermeasures for attacks on the cloud's most popular operating system
9 Feb 2022
Vulnerability in Linux kernel could let hackers remotely take over systems
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Vulnerability in Linux kernel could let hackers remotely take over systems

Heap overflow attacks can exploit TIPC module in all common Linux distributions
5 Nov 2021
Red Hat launches Enterprise Linux 9 beta
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Linux

Red Hat launches Enterprise Linux 9 beta

Changes will require less work from admins and IT Ops
3 Nov 2021
Microsoft makes Windows Subsystem for Linux a Windows 11 app
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Linux

Microsoft makes Windows Subsystem for Linux a Windows 11 app

The shift to the Microsoft Store decouples the Linux component from the Windows Update cycle
12 Oct 2021
Linux 5.14 offers new security protections
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Linux

Linux 5.14 offers new security protections

The operating system's 30th birthday release helps protect against side-channel attacks
30 Aug 2021
Hackers target outdated versions of Linux in the cloud
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Linux

Hackers target outdated versions of Linux in the cloud

Coinminers, web shells and ransomware, top malware aiming at Linux, report finds
23 Aug 2021
Modified PRISM backdoor used in new attacks
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Modified PRISM backdoor used in new attacks

Linux ELF executables used to avoid detection by antivirus products.
23 Aug 2021
Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems
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Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems

Linux Foundation will use the developers to work exclusively on security developments
25 Feb 2021
Log-On Wave for IBM Z simplifies highly virtualized environments
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Log-On Wave for IBM Z simplifies highly virtualized environments

The service improves productivity and flattens the learning curve for less-experienced admins
16 Nov 2020
WireGuard VPN bundled into latest Linux release
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Linux

WireGuard VPN bundled into latest Linux release

Version 5.6 includes features such as USB 4 support and inclusion of the popular open-source virtual private network
31 Mar 2020
View from the airport: Linux Open Networking Summit 2019
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View from the airport: Linux Open Networking Summit 2019

When it comes to the future of networking, the Linux Foundation is headed for the edge
1 Oct 2019
The benefits of Linux servers
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The benefits of Linux servers

Here's why you might want to look at putting open source servers in your data centre
22 May 2018
Samsung brings Linux distros to the Galaxy S8
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Samsung brings Linux distros to the Galaxy S8

Developers can use DeX to write and test code in a Linux environment
19 Oct 2017
Ubuntu now available on the Windows Store
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Ubuntu now available on the Windows Store

Microsoft brings Linux OS to its storefront
11 Jul 2017
Mark Shuttleworth to resume Canonical CEO role this summer
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Mark Shuttleworth to resume Canonical CEO role this summer

Company founder will replace current CEO Jane Silber in July
12 Apr 2017