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About

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.

Contact Details

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 Openwashing and Microsoft FUD Against FOSS Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2018 - 6:19pm
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Story Red Hat and Fedora Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2018 - 5:26pm
Story Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish and More Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2018 - 5:17pm
Story Servers and Databases: PASE Versus ILE, Cassandra and More Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2018 - 5:15pm
Story Linux 4.19 Roy Schestowitz 1 22/10/2018 - 4:49pm
Story Latest About GNU/Linux Software on Chromebooks Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2018 - 4:35pm
Story Linspire 8.0 RC1 Released Roy Schestowitz 2 22/10/2018 - 4:28pm
Story Linus Torvalds is Back Roy Schestowitz 2 22/10/2018 - 4:14pm
Story Latest Lime SDR board builds on Raspberry Pi CM3 Rianne Schestowitz 22/10/2018 - 4:03pm