Arch Linux is just the first to stop offering a 32-bit (or i686) version; expect other mainstream Linux desktop distributions to follow suit.
Dell's XPS 13 Developer Edition, now with Kaby Lake and Ubuntu 16.04, is the best mainstream Linux laptop around.
Bash's history feature is a useful tool, if you know how to use it, and how to keep it clean of private data.
From updates, to VPNs, to firewalls and AV, there are several steps Linux users should take to stay safe.
AppImages, snaps, and flatpaks will all try to make installing and running software on desktop Linux easier and safer.
A lot has happened in the world of open-source in 2016. Let's recap.
Try a new Linux distro, create and OpenPGP keypair, set up your backup scheme, or build a NAS. Any of these projects will help you become a more experienced Linux user.
Want to do some last-minute shopping for the Linux and open-source nerds in your life? Here are five great ideas.
There's a long tradition of donating to charities during the holidays. Open-source projects, which freely provide so many useful tools, are a deserving cause. Here are a few suggestions of how you can show your gratitude and give back.
Ubuntu, eat your heart out. Fedora 25 makes installation and setup simple enough for Linux newbies.
Under Satya Nadella, Microsoft has changed its tune regarding Linux, but don't expect to see Microsoft applications on a Linux deskotp.
Know the pros and cons of Linux encryption methods, whether it's PGP, full-disk encryption, or an encrypted container.
Sometimes you'll need to use the terminal, but it's not as scary as you think.
When it comes to Linux distributions, there two main methods for releasing software: a versioned system or a rolling release. Know which one is better for your needs.
The 9-year-old Dirty COW vulnerability was recently fixed, if you're running a patched kernal. Here's how to know if your Linux is safe.
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