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Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

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GNU
Linux

Given the flexibility of multiple distros, the non-existent asking price and the heightened security, Linux is our overall favourite - assuming you’ve got the patience to adapt to a new system.

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Datawise.io simplifies networking for Linux containers

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GNU
Linux
Server

Datawise.io unveiled a new element of the networking and storage products it's developing for Linux-based containers. Project 6 is software that enables deploying and managing Docker containers across a cluster of hosts; and part of its feature set is a simplified networking system.

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Linux Foundation launches $500,000 project to stop future OpenSSL flaws

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Linux
Security

The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) has announced a $500,000 investment in three projects designed to improve the open source technology's security and services.

The project will fund the ReproducibleBuilds, Fuzzing Project and False­Positive­Free Testing initiatives.

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Press release: Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative Funds Three New Projects

Queue Spinlocks Coming For Linux 4.2 Kernel

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Linux

A Chromebook replaced the MacBook Pro on my desk

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GNU
Linux
Google
Mac

The Acer Chromebook 13 so impressed me when I reviewed it months ago that I bought one. After using it for months it has replaced the 13-inch MacBook Pro as my daily work system in the office.

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Also: Google was downloading audio listeners onto computers without consent, say Chromium users

Librem 13 Linux Laptop Crowdfunding Begins, 2nd Generation Librem 15 On the Way

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Linux
OSS

After the success of the first ever crowdfunding campaign for the Librem 15 portable laptop powered by an open-source Linux kernel-based operating system called PureOS, Purism now announced a new crowdfunding campaign for its upcoming Librem 13 laptop.

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Linux 4.1 released

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Linux

So after a *very* quiet week after the 4.1-rc8 release, the final 4.1
release is now out.

I'm not sure if it was quiet because there really were no problems
(knock wood), or if people decided to be considerate of my vacation,
but whatever the reason, I appreciate it. It's not like the 4.1
release cycle was particularly painful, and let's hope that the extra
week of letting it sit makes for a great release. Which wouldn't be a
bad thing, considering that 4.1 will also be a LTS release.

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Five Security Tips for New Linux Admins

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Linux
Security

It’s generally fairly easy for new Linux administrators to get up and running with the basics of installing, configuring and managing Linux systems at a basic level. Truthfully, though, it takes years to get the in-depth knowledge required in many server environments today. One thing I really recommend learning early on — i.e. from the beginning — is security.

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Docker 1.7.0 Open Source Linux Container Engine Adds ZFS Support

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Linux
Server
OSS

The development team behind the impressive and dominant Docker open-source Linux container engine have announced recently the release of Docker 1.7.0, a major version that adds new features and addresses some of the most annoying bugs from previous releases of the software.

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4MParted 13.0 Beta Is Out for Testing, Based on 4MLinux 13.0 and GParted 0.22.0

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Zbigniew Konojacki, the creator of all the 4MLinux distributions, announced us earlier that the Beta release of the upcoming 4MParted 13.0 Live CD used for disk partitioning operations has been made available for testing.

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