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Taurinus X200: Now the most 'Free Software' laptop on the planet

The Free Software Foundation has announced Libiquity's Taurinus X200 laptop has met its strict requirements for being a free-software computer, including replacing Intel's Management Engine firmware.

?Why there will never be a year of the Linux desktop

I've been using Linux and Unix desktops for decades, but I know they'll never be popular -- though not for the reasons you might imagine.

?Microsoft deploys first major server application on Ubuntu Linux

Microsoft's love affair with Linux continues as the company releases HDInsight, Microsoft's big data Hadoop-on-Azure service for Ubuntu Linux on its Azure cloud.

?Turnkey Linux 14: Small business server Linux made easy

The new Turnkey release enables small businesses to easily set up a wide-variety of Linux-based business servers on your local hardware, the Amazon Web Services cloud, and, soon, Docker containers.

?Fedora 23 beta ready for testing

The next version of Red Hat's community Linux, Fedora, is now in beta.

?How Amazon Web Services crashed and rose again

September 20th was a bad day for Amazon. For five hours, the East coast AWS was misbehaving. Here's why it happened and how AWS was restored to service.

Red Hat's ?Ceph and Inktank code repositories were cracked

Red Hat reports that the Ceph community project and Inktank download sites were hacked last week and it's possible that some code was corrupted.

?Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 beta is out

Ready to look into the future or Red Hat Enterprise Linux and containers? Then check out the latest RHEL beta.

?SanDisk and Nexenta release open-source, flash software-defined storage array

What do you get when you put open-source software and flash drives together? The first open-source software-defined storage array.

?User data manifesto seeks to give people control of their data

A European-led effort defines the basic rights for users over their personal data.

?Ubuntu Linux continues to rule the cloud

Ubuntu is more than twice as popular on the Amazon cloud as all other operating systems combined.

?Kinetic: Open source cloud storage

The latest Linux Foundation Collaborative Project is Kinetic: Open-source software and standards for cloud object storage technologies.

?Bruce Schneier: The cyberwar arms race is on

Security expert says we're in a cyberwar arms race, and with the Sony attack, North Korea has already taken the first shot at the United States.

LinuxCon's surprise keynote speaker ?Linus Torvalds muses about open-source software

In a broad-ranging question and answer session, Linus Torvalds, Linux's founder, shared his thoughts on the current state of open source and Linux.

?Core Infrastructure Initiative seeks help to improve open-source security

The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative is reaching out to the community to help determine which open-source projects practice good security methods.

?Ubuntu Linux is coming to IBM mainframes

Thanks to customer demand, IBM and Canonical are working on bringing Ubuntu to the Big Blue's z System mainframe.

?LinuxONE: IBM's new Linux mainframes

IBM is not just introducing new mainframes, but a new way of paying for on premises big iron that makes mainframes cheaper than they've even before.

?Open Mainframe Project: IBM and friends recommit to mainframe Linux

Linux continues to give the mainframe the new blood it needs to stay alive in the 21st century.

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