Microsoft has announced that it’s bringing exFAT support to the Linux kernel, with code contributed licensed under GPLv2. This is huge, unexpected, yet very welcome #opensource news. Microsoft’s exFAT file system is prevalent throughout a […]
Run modprobe bithday-lib and launch init.bd because it’s that time of the year again: Linux’s birthday! The kernel that revolutionised computing turns an astonishing 28 years old on August 25, 2019. Last year we marked […]
The much anticipated Linux Kernel 5.2 release is now available to download, and it’s a bit of a whopper! “Each and every update to the Linux kernel brings a wealth of improvements, and Linux 5.2 […]
CERN is known for pushing the boundaries of scientific understanding, but the research outfit's next major experiment will be with open-source software.
South Korea wants to switch government computers to Linux based software, ditching Windows in the process. The country’s Ministry of the Interior and Safety reckon that migrating away from Microsoft Windows will lower costs and […]
A list of 27 interesting facts about Linux, its creator Linus Torvalds, and the impact that his open source operating system has had on the world.
Happy Birthday, Linux! It's 27 years since Linus Torvalds' famous Linux announcement of his (now hugely influential) open source operating system.
SUSE, the open source software company, has been sold to a Swedish private equity firm. EQT Partners will acquire SUSE from current owners Micro Focus in a deal worth $2.5 billion USD and is expected to close in early […]
Dream of using Linux on the Nintendo Switch? Dream no more as hardware hackers 'fail0verflow' have disclosed a Nintendo Switch exploit that lets you boot Linux distros like Ubuntu.
Microsoft loves Linux so much that its latest operating system is based on Linux. Azure Sphere OS is designed to run on embedded devices and IoT.
How to check the Linux kernel version your Ubuntu system is running using a terminal command. Plus, learn what the linux version numbers mean.