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How Security Experts Are Protecting Their Own Data

Monday 12th of September 2016 12:58:01 PM

Linus Loves GPL, But Hates GPL Lawsuits

Sunday 11th of September 2016 10:58:01 PM

Ubuntu Linux 16.10 'Yakkety Yak' Beta 1 Now Available For Download

Sunday 11th of September 2016 05:58:01 PM

Linus on Linux's 25th Birthday

Sunday 11th of September 2016 03:58:02 PM

Linux Turns 25, Is Bigger and More Professional Than Ever

Saturday 10th of September 2016 06:58:01 PM

Systemd Rolls Out Its Own Mount Tool

Friday 9th of September 2016 05:58:01 PM

KDE Edition Beta Released For Linux Mint 18 'Sarah'

Thursday 8th of September 2016 03:58:01 PM

Intel Demos A New Robotics Controller Running Ubuntu

Thursday 8th of September 2016 01:58:01 PM

Ask Slashdot: Is KDE Dying?

Monday 5th of September 2016 07:58:02 PM

Fedora 25 To Run Wayland By Default Instead Of X.Org Server

Saturday 3rd of September 2016 03:58:02 PM

Microsoft PowerShell Goes Open Source and Lands On Linux and Mac

Friday 2nd of September 2016 08:58:01 AM

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