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​Kubernetes vendors agree on standardization

Want to use Kubernetes, but worried about portability across clouds, containers, and vendors? Don't be. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has you covered.

​Linux totally dominates supercomputers

It finally happened. Today, all 500 of the world's top 500 supercomputers are running Linux.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM arrives after seven years of development

The promise of running serious Linux servers on ARM processors has been there for ages. Now, at long last, the reality is here.

The new long-term Linux kernel, Linux 4.14, has arrived

For the next six years, Android smartphones, embedded Linux devices, and Linux-based Internet of Things gadgets will use the newly released Linux 4.14 kernel.

​How to run Windows apps on your Chromebook

CodeWeavers' CrossOver, which has long enabled you to run Windows programs on Linux and macOS, now lets you run Windows programs on advanced Chromebooks.

MINIX's creator would have liked to have known Intel was using it

Few people knew MINIX was running in most Intel processors, including its creator.

MINIX: ​Intel's hidden in-chip operating system

Buried deep inside your computer's Intel chip is the MINIX operating system and a software stack, which includes networking and a web server. It's slow, hard to get at, and insecure as insecure can be.

​The 10 best ways to secure your Android phone

Malware makers, phishers, they really are all out to get you. Here's how to stop them in their tracks.

Cisco and Google partner on new hybrid-cloud approach: Goodzilla

Look out Amazon Web Services, by using Kubernetes and Istio, Google will enable Cisco customers to easily move and run their applications both on their own data centers and Google Cloud Platform.

Who's building Linux in 2017?

The Linux Foundation has just released its latest report on who's creating Linux.

MS-DOS variant PC-MOS/386 reborn as open source

Want a blast from your floppy disk past? PC-MOS/386, a 30-year-old MS-DOS clone operating system, is back as open source.

Open-sourcing data will make big data bigger than ever

Open source changed everything about how we write code, can open-sourcing data do the same for big data? The experts say yes.

Ubuntu Linux will never be the same after version 17.10

The latest version of Ubuntu Linux is here with the GNOME desktop as its new interface, as Ubuntu bids adieu to its own takes on the Linux desktop.

Facebook open sources concurrent programming debugger

One of the hardest tricks for any programmer to do is to master concurrent programming. Facebook's new tool, RacerD, goes a long way to helping developers spot concurrency errors.

​Windows Subsystem for Linux graduates in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Sysadmins and developers rejoice! WSL is now a fully fledged part of Windows 10, starting with the latest Fall Creators Update.

What is DevOps? An executive guide to agile development and IT operations

To make the most of today's containers, servers, virtual machines, and clouds, you need to deploy DevOps in your enterprise. Or, you can let your rivals put you out of business. It's your choice.

​Purism Linux smartphone makes its $1.5 million crowdfunding goal

Want a pure Linux smartphone, no Android? Purism has the cash it needs to give it a try.

​No, the Linux desktop hasn't jumped in popularity

Stories have been circulating that the Linux desktop had jumped in popularity and was used more than macOS. Alas, it's not so.

​Long Term Support Linux gets a longer lease on life

LTS Linux will now have a six-year life, rather than a two-year life, which is just what Android developers want and what Android users need.

​Serious Linux kernel security bug fixed

Linux server administrators will want to patch their systems as soon as possible.