Articles Tagged Linux

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27 Interesting Facts About Linux

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.

25 August 2018

Happy Birthday, Linux!

Happy Birthday, Linux! It's 27 years since Linus Torvalds' famous Linux announcement of his (now hugely influential) open source operating system.

25 August 2018

SUSE Linux Sold in $2.5 Billion Deal

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 […]

1 July 2018
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This is Ubuntu 18.04 Running on the Nintendo Switch

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.

27 April 2018
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Microsoft’s Newest OS is Based on Linux

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.

17 April 2018

How to Check Which Linux Kernel Version You’re Using

Want to check which Linux kernel version your distro is running on? Well, it’s pretty easy to find out. All you need is a working keyboard, a few fingers, and a pair of eyes. Oh, […]

3 February 2018
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8 Crazy Linux Predictions for 2018

After a knock-out 2017, 2018 promises to be a big year for Linux. In this post we share 8 Linux predictions for the coming year, ranging from the possible to the improbable.

31 December 2017
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GNOME Boxes Makes It Easier to Test Drive Linux Distros

GNOME Boxes 3.28 lets you download Linux distributions and BSD images from within the app, making it easy to set up virtual machines for testing or fun.

4 December 2017
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Linux Kernel 4.14 Released, This is What’s New

Linus Torvalds has announced the release of a Linux 4.14, the latest stable release of the Linux kernel, and it's packed full of changes and new features.

12 November 2017
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Linux 4.13 Released, This Is What’s New

Linux Kernel 4.13 is officially out! Announcing the release on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML) Linus Torvalds says: “last week was actually somewhat eventful, but not enough to push me to delay 4.13,” going on to […]

4 September 2017
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Happy Birthday Linux!

Happy 26th birthday Linux! Yes, it’s that time of the year once again, the day which most open-source enthusiasts consider to be the famous kernel’s formal founding. It was on this day 26 years ago […]

25 August 2017
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Purism is Crowdfunding an Encrypted Linux Phone

Crowdfunding for a Linux phone that respects your privacy and keep your data secure is underway by Linux laptop maker Purism.

24 August 2017