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Linux Professional Institute puts Linux in the classrooms

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zdnet.com: Businesses really, really want trained Linux professionals, and the Linux Professional Institute wants to help by providing a new training program for middle-school students on up.

My first day with Fedora

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juszkiewicz.com: Yesterday I switched my home desktop from Ubuntu 13.10 to Fedora 19 to have work environment ready for my Red Hat tasks.

Booting a Self-Signed Linux Kernel

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  • Booting a Self-Signed Linux Kernel
  • Further details of FinFisher govt spyware leaked
  • September 2013 Issue of Linux Journal: How-tos
  • Fun with Btrfs on Ubuntu
  • The Mandriva Education Programme
  • Interview with Patrick one of the men behind Emmabuntüs
  • M$ Goes All-in As a Patent Troll
  • Linux Is the Best OS for Big Data Apps
  • Limpag: Worst nightmare
  • Install Third Party Software in Ubuntu Software Center
  • Linux Top 3: Linux 3.11, Kubuntu Goes Commercial
  • Tiny $45 cubic mini-PC runs Android and Linux

7 Things I like about Elementary OS Luna

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linuxnov.com: Elementary OS team have been developing this release for a long time since the release of the long term support release Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. After using Luna OS, I understand how much effort they did in this release to became what it is right now.

Linux and Desktop Environments: Change is uncomfortable

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networkworld.com: Just as Windows 8 and MacOS X 10.0 users in the past, Linux users are facing some change to the status quo in their desktop environments.

Linux at 22: Another Year, Another Step Closer to World Domination

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linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Our favorite operating system is now 22 years old, and that means we're that much closer to a freedom-enabled future. "The sky is the limit!" blogger Mike Stone suggested. "Well, I guess Linux already is used on the International Space Station, so I guess the sky isn't the limit."

Kubuntu announces commercial support

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muktware.com: Kubuntu is one of those few GNULinux based distributions which brings the two leading technologies together – Ubuntu and KDE. There are quite a lot of businesses which are using this combination in their set-up. Till now there was no professional support available for Kubuntu users. To fill this gap the Kubuntu community has launched commercial support for businesses, organizations and individuals.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 523

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Welcome to this year's 35th issue of DistroWatch Weekly! The OpenIndiana project, forked from OpenSolaris after it had been abandoned by Oracle, has seemingly been in steady decline for the last couple of years. Nevertheless, its development continues and even though the progress is slow, new pre-release versions regularly appear on the project's download servers. Jesse Smith evaluates the recently-released version 151a8.

Use an EOL Kernel

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  • Use an EOL Kernel (Gentoo)
  • Retail Shelf-space For GNU/Linux PCs
  • New Kubuntu Dev Tools
  • Linux Mint Monthly News July 2013
  • Slackware 12.* are EOL This Year
  • Ubuntu 13.10 Will Not Have Scopes in Ubuntu Software Center
  • Upgrading the Painless Way with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
  • openSUSE Issues and their Resolution by Kernel of the Day
  • OMDV.org Landing Page
  • Experimental Render Nodes Will Be In Linux 3.12
  • Tuxradar Podcast Season 5 Episode 15

My favourite is KDE. Why? I'm not sure

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linuxblog.darkduck: I'm not sure I have a favourite distribution. But, my favourite desktop environment is KDE.

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7 cool little open source projects that stood out in 2016

In the early days of the open source movement, a lot of the attention was on operating systems, and later on large content management systems. These days, containers are mentioned regularly even in mainstream news outlets. The big tech stories are great, but they miss the other great activity in the niches of the open source space. I've rounded up seven interesting lesser-known projects from the past year. You can see more articles about projects like this in my Nooks and Crannies column. Read more

RaspArch, the Arch Linux Remix for Raspberry Pi 3 SBCs, Now Shipping with Yaourt

After announcing the release of a new version of his Ubuntu-based ExTiX Linux operating system for Intel Compute Stick devices, Arne Exton has announced today the availability of RaspArch Build 161205. RaspArch is a remix of Arch Linux ARM for Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi 2 single-board computers, and the latest release is shipping with the long-term supported Linux 4.4.35 kernel and the latest package versions released upstream as of December 5, 2016. "When you have installed RaspArch to your Micro SD Card you can use the system like any other Arch Linux system, i.e. install new programs, etc," said Arne Exton in the release announcement. "Arch motto is KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). RaspArch uses kernel 4.4.35-1-ARCH and the LXDE Desktop environment." Read more

Gentoo-Based Porteus Kiosk 4.2 Released with Linux Kernel 4.4.36, Firefox 45.5.1

Porteus Solutions, through Tomasz Jokiel, announced today the release and immediate availability of Porteus Kiosk 4.2.0, the latest stable version of the free and open source Gentoo-based kiosk operating system for web terminals. Powered by the latest long-term supported Linux 4.4.36 kernel, Porteus Kiosk 4.2.0 ships with some of the latest and greatest GNU/Linux technologies and Open Source software projects, including the recently released X.Org Server 1.18.4 display server, as well as the Mozilla Firefox 45.5.1 ESR and Google Chrome 54.0.2840.100 web browsers. Read more