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?Why switch to Windows 10 or a Mac when you can use Linux Mint 17.3 instead?

Linux Mint 17.3 is the best Linux desktop operating system and it might be the best PC operating system, period, for you.

?Microsoft buys into Ubuntu Linux on Azure hybrid cloud

It took longer than expected but Microsoft's first technical preview of its Azure Stack hybrid-cloud with Ubuntu Linux is almost ready for release.

?The mainframe lives on in IBM's LinuxONE

If you want Big Blue to run your private or hybrid cloud, IBM has the Linux software partners -- Canonical, Red Hat, and SUSE -- and mainframes for you.

?Linux Foundation leadership controversy erupts

A debate has sprung up in Linux circles over whether the Linux Foundation is serving individual open-source users or its corporate sponsors.

?How to fix the latest Linux and Android zero day flaw

This flaw isn't nearly as bad as first reported, but Linux administrators still need to fix it.

?What's new and nifty in Linux 4.4

The latest Linux kernel has arrived and it looks pretty darn good.

?Linux and open source have won, get over it

2015 was the year Linux and open-source software took over the IT world, but many open-source and proprietary software fans still haven't figured it out.

Debian Linux founder Ian Murdock dies at 42, cause unknown

UPDATED: Just prior to his death, Murdock had started sending increasingly erratic tweets from his Twitter account.

?Containers, OpenShift, and Middleware

JBoss middleware is coming to Red Hat OpenShift in Docker containers.

?Here a Chromebook, there a Chromebook, everywhere a Chromebook

In a world where PC sales continue to slump quarter after quarter, Chromebooks are one of the few bright spots

Not a typo: ?Microsoft is offering a Linux certification

Believe it or not, Microsoft is offering a Linux on its Azure cloud certification.

?Container powers reach technical governance agreement

Docker may be the name you know best, but there are a lot of significant container players out there and they've agreed to work out common standards for software containers.

?CoreOS brings end-to-end trusted computing to containers

The bane of containers is securing them, but CoreOS has a soup-to-nuts answer for this worry: Tectonic with Distributed Trusted Computing.

?Red Hat loves containers in RHEL 7.2

The latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux includes major improvements to security, networking, system administration and, oh yes, containers. Lots and lots of new container goodness.

China's supercomputer growth is exploding while the US is losing steam

It comes as no surprise that Linux is the operating system of choice for supercomputers. What is surprising is that China is now the world's fastest growing supercomputer power while the US has fallen to its lowest level ever.

?How to easily defeat Linux Encoder ransomware

For all the attention Linux.Encoder.1 ransomware has gotten, a lot of people seem to be missing that it's easy to fix. Here's how to do it.

?CoreOS introduces Clair, a container security monitoring tool

CoreOS's new open-source project Clair, monitors containers security. Since it's so easy for security holes to hide in containers this is no small matter.

Linux gaming ?Steam Machines finally ship

More than two years ago, Valve announced that Linux-powered Steam Machines would be the future of gaming. After far too many delays, two gaming consoles are finally shipping with a third one coming soon.

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