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Background

Tux Machines is a popular news site focusing on Free/libre and Open Source software, especially GNU/Linux. Founded by Susan (srlinuxx) in 2004, the site aims to share relevant news with its valued community of readers.

Scope of coverage

TuxThe site places great focus on GNU, Linux, and other intricate systems that utilise these, such as Android, Chrome OS, and Tizen. Of lesser interest are issues that relate purely to development and Free/Open Source software. Games, applications, instructional posts and proprietary software are habitually covered, but they are grouped and posted only periodically. Tux Machines is primarily focused on Linux, but it occasionally also covers BSD/UNIX, Minix, and lesser known operation systems.

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See our contacts page for up-to-date details. Communication is also facilitated by our forums.

Going Ads-free in 2013

Going forward, Tux Machines does not have ads. Instead it relies on readers' support and is run as a public service.

More in Tux Machines

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Story Android Leftovers Rianne Schestowitz 24/05/2019 - 8:45pm
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Story Ubuntu 19.10 Puts Nvidia's Proprietary GPU Driver Right On The ISO Rianne Schestowitz 24/05/2019 - 6:08pm
Story Benchmarking AMD FX vs. Intel Sandy/Ivy Bridge CPUs Following Spectre, Meltdown, L1TF, Zombieload Rianne Schestowitz 24/05/2019 - 5:59pm
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Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 24/05/2019 - 4:14pm
Story Software: Left, Samba, LaTeX, PyRadio and More Roy Schestowitz 24/05/2019 - 4:13pm
Story Distros: Draco in Sparky, Fedora Issues and Optional Dependencies in Debian Roy Schestowitz 24/05/2019 - 4:11pm
Story Servers: Kubernetes, Microservices, Containers and SUSE's Enterprise Storage 6 Roy Schestowitz 24/05/2019 - 4:09pm