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?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.

?Supercomputer leaders come together on new open-source framework

Almost all supercomputers run on Linux. Now, the Linux Foundation, along with high-performance computer industry leaders, are announcing a new open-source software framework for HPC environments.

?Hands-on with eight great Android Marshmallow features

I put Google's latest version of Android to the test on my 2013 Nexus 7 tablet and I liked what I found.

?Linus Torvalds vs. the internet security pros

A recent Washington Post article entitled "Net of Insecurity" re-bundled old FUD about Linux and the internet's security.

Google will merge Android and Chrome OS by 2017: report

For years, people have wondered when Google would combine Android and Chrome OS. That day appears to be coming.

Red Hat opens up Ceph storage to other cloud leaders

Red Hat is opening up Ceph's open-source, object and block cloud program leadership to other leading companies such as Canonical and SUSE.

?The Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.10, is unleashed

On servers and clouds, this new Ubuntu springs forward to take a big bite.

?Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Azure CTO, tells All Things Open attendees to pass their resumes up

Mark Russinovich went into the lion's den of All Things Open, a major SouthEast open-source technology conference, to explain to the Linux faithful how Microsoft is now embracing Linux and open-source software.

?Microsoft adopts Google's Go language into Azure

In what at first glance seems an unlikely pairing, Microsoft is bringing Google's open-source Go language into its Azure cloud.

Red Hat and Black Duck partner to secure containers

Red Hat and Black Duck want to make sure that when you run a container, it's really the container you want to run and not a rogue package.

?Red Hat jumps into DevOps by buying Ansible

Red Hat commits even more resources to the cloud by buying DevOps power Ansible for $150 million.

?Linus Torvalds would like to see an ARM laptop, but he doesn't expect it

Torvalds still believes in the Linux desktop and he thinks ARM procesors could be one way to get there, but he's not really predicting either will be happening.

?Matthew Garrett is not forking Linux

But the famed Linux developer is putting his security work into his own Linux tree without Linus Torvalds' approval.

A decade of Linux patent non-aggression: The Open Invention Network

One reason why Linux weathered patent attacks and trolls to become today's dominant server and cloud operating system is because the Open Invention Network united its supporters into a strong patent consortium.

Real-time Linux gets a leg up into more complex computing systems

With Linux being used more often in automobiles and the Internet of Things, The Linux Foundation and partners have created the Real-Time Linux Collaborative Project to accelerate its growth as a real-time operating system.

?Google Chromebooks: The most popular classroom computing device

Lost in all the buzz about Google's new Nexus smartphones and Chromecast devices was that Chromebooks are now schools' favorite computer device.

?$5 Billion worth of open-source code and counting

The Linux Foundation does far more than support Linux. Its open-source, Collaborative Projects have created about $5-billion worth of value.

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.

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