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Canonical asks users' help in deciding Ubuntu Linux desktop apps

The next long-term support version of Ubuntu desktop Linux will include default programs chosen by users.

Linus Torvalds: Gadget reviewer

When Linus Torvalds isn't working on Linux, he's tinkering with gadgets, and now he's reviewing them on Google+.

Containers consolidation: Open Container Initiative 1.0 released

With Open Container Initiative 1.0, container runtime and image specs have been standardized.

​The ultimate Linux workstation: The Dell 5720 AIO

If you want to do serious Linux programming, why not spend the money to get the best available workstation?

Google Cloud Platform expands to London

Google may be playing catch up with AWS internationally, but it's making up for lost time.

Linux Foundation offers free Introduction to Kubernetes class

With Kubernetes gaining popularity quickly as the container orchestration program of choice, sysadmins need to learn all they can about this DevOps program.

Red Hat opens new OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service public cloud

Red Hat relies on Amazon Web Services to enable developers to build cloud-native applications on its latest version of OpenShift Online.

Dell Precision 5520 Mobile Workstation review: The Ubuntu Linux laptop for power developers

For Linux programmers who want maximum power on the road, you can't beat the Dell Precision 5520 Mobile Workstation.

Kubernetes 1.7 released

The leading cloud container-orchestration program adds new features to its appeal.

Red Hat integrates Kubernetes in Red Hat Cloud Suite

Want an all-in-one hybrid-cloud system? Red Hat thinks it has what you need in its Linux-based Red Hat Cloud Suite.

Linux on Azure: What are your choices?

More than a third of virtual machines running on Azure are Linux VMs. Here's what's available.

Walmart takes its Amazon battle to the clouds

The battle between the retail giants will take place not only on the streets but on the cloud as well.

Debian Linux reveals Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake processors have broken hyper-threading

The latest Intel chips have a nasty bug that causes unpredictable system behavior.

Linux owns supercomputing

In the latest Top500 supercomputer race, only two -- count 'em, two -- of the world's fastest computers aren't running Linux.

Red Hat moves into remote offices with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Red Hat's new Hyperconverged Infrastructure brings datacenter capabilites into your branch offices.

Fedora 26 beta finally rolls out

Red Hat and community developers took their own sweet time, but the next version of Fedora is finally on the runway and ready to fly.

SUSE releases Container-as-a-Service Platform

SUSE goes all in for containers with SUSE Container-as-a-Service.

Debian 9 'Stretch' Linux has arrived

Debian, one of the main Linux distributions, has just released its latest major update.

​Cloud Foundry certification launches

Want to master the hottest Platform-as-a-Service cloud around? The Cloud Foundry Certified Developer program is now open.

​How to use Linux's built-in USB attack protection

Worried over malicious USB sticks? Linux has you covered with USBGuard.