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Linux is just too powerful for Windows 10 S, so Microsoft blocked it

Though Linux is now a downloadable app within the Microsoft ecosystem, it provides access at too low of a level to work with Windows 10 S, Microsoft says.

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39% off Exploring Raspberry Pi: Interfacing to the Real World with Embedded Linux, Paperback - Deal Alert

The innovators guide to bringing Raspberry Pi to life. This book favors engineering principles over a 'recipe' approach to give you the skills you need to design and build your own projects. You'll understand the fundamental principles, using a "learning by doing" approach that caters to both beginners and experts.

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HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS via containers

Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30 years, and users may be looking to move on from the Unix-based OS.

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Sync your files for free, and maintain privacy, using open-source Syncthing

Linux-based Syncthing lets you sync data for free and control who's is able to see it.

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10 Unix commands every Mac and Linux user should know

Get started with Bash, Unix pipes, directory navigation, sudo, Nano, and other command-line essentials.

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4 ways to take control of your Wi-Fi connections on Linux

Get better performance and security when using your Wi-Fi on Linux by editing your connections.

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The Dell Precision 5520 lets you get to work in Ubuntu 16.04

Dell's Precision 5520 is a great Linux workstation out of the box, and it's a powerful laptop, too.

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How to install Linux on a Chromebook

The Crouton project makes it simple to install a full Linux desktop operating system on a Chromebook.

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3 cool features in Ubuntu 17.04

The latest version of Ubuntu doesn't have a long list of upgrades for the desktop, but these three features are worth checking out.

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Why Ubuntu dumping Unity is a good thing

While Unity 8 was something a lot of Ubuntu fans looked forward to, rolling with the GNOME project again has some positive points.

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Unity is dead: Ubuntu ditches phone convergence dreams and returns to Gnome

Canonical is giving up on the Ubuntu phone and the Unity desktop interface.

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How to have a Linux home server on the cheap

Whether it's for the home or home office, a Linux server can provide an array of digital services for the family or a budding business.

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Netflix debuts on Firefox for Linux, but not everyone's happy about it

You can now watch Netflix videos on Firefox for Linux, but not everyone is happy about it as the battle over DRM in HTML rages on.

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Why you might want to skip Ubuntu 17.04 (or not)

Long-term support (LTS) versions of Ubuntu are released in even-numbered years. The new Ubuntu coming out in April will only be supported until 2019.

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How WebAssembly can transform how we use apps and the web

WebAssembly's embedded binary format has the ability to speed up performance and make applications available across platforms.