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The top 5 Linux and open-source stories of 2018

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 20:24
Linux overcame massive hardware security problems while Microsoft -- yes, Microsoft -- made its biggest ever open-source software move.
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Windows is coming to your Chromebook

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 15:00
If there are a couple of Windows applications holding you back from using a Chromebook, Google will soon let you run Windows 10 on your high-end Chromebook.
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Linux Mint 19.1: The better-than-ever Linux desktop

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 20:38
The new Linux Mint is another step forward in what's already an outstanding Linux desktop distribution.
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IRS Linux move delayed by lingering Oracle Solaris systems

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 20:27
A recent Treasury audit report revealed an IRS IT move from Solaris to Linux was delayed due to gross incompetence.
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IBM protects your cloud container data running under Kubernetes with encryption

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:31
Protecting your live data on the cloud is a real worry. IBM suggests, "Why not encrypt it?"
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​What is the Kubernetes hybrid cloud and why it matters

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 22:35
Kubernetes is hotter than hot? Why? A big reason is because many companies think it's the way to the future of the cloud.
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​Major China company, Alibaba, joins Open Invention Network patent protection group

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:26
Alibaba and Ant Financial are trying to cool things off in the Sino-US intellectual property wars by joining the pro-Linux Open Invention Network patent protection organization.
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​MS-Linux? Lindows? Could Microsoft release a desktop Linux?

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:49
Yes, yes they could. And I would no longer bet they won't. Here's why.
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​Dell XPS 13: The best Linux laptop of 2018

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 21:55
Do you want the best of the best Linux laptop this holiday season and price is no object? If that's you, then you want the Ubuntu Linux-powered Dell's XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop.
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​Bitnami Kubernetes Production Runtime released

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 19:46
Want a trustworthy, full-featured Kubernetes package that's not tied to a specific vendor? Then you should talk to Bitnami.
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Kubernetes etcd data project joins CNCF

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 23:39
A vital part of the Kubernetes stack, etcd, is moving from Red Hat to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
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​Canonical makes Kubernetes moves

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 19:18
Canonical wants to make it darn clear that, besides being the leading cloud Linux distributor, it's also a major Kubernetes player.
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​CNAB: Docker and Microsoft's Cloud Native Application Bundle

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 01:37
Wouldn't it be nice if there was a packaging system for cloud native applications? Docker and Microsoft thought so, as they've created one: Cloud Native Application Bundle.
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​Acer Chromebook 13: The pro's Chromebook

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:58
While it's no Google Pixelbook, at half the price, the latest Acer Chromebook 13 gives more bang for the buck.
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​Red Hat buys hybrid-cloud, data-storage company NooBaa

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 23:16
In the aftermath of being purchased by IBM, Red Hat keeps making hybrid-cloud moves.
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Red Hat releases Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 beta

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:48
The next major RHEL update is on its way with more container friendliness than ever.
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​Mark Shuttleworth reveals Ubuntu 18.04 will get a 10-year support lifespan

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:19
Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth talks about Ubuntu, OpenStack, competition with Red Hat, and Canonical's forthcoming IPO.
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​OpenStack: Beyond the cloud

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 19:33
OpenStack has made it clear it will be doing more than IaaS cloud. Let's look at what the foundation is doing in containers, edge-computing, and CI/CD.
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Mark Shuttleworth is not selling Canonical or Ubuntu -- yet

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 18:57
Mark Shuttleworth might consider selling Canonical and its Ubuntu Linux operating system, if he were still in charge of it afterwards.
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​Red Hat blends Kubernetes into Red Hat OpenStack Platform 14

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:18
OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud meets Kubernetes cloud container orchestration.
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