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Lenovo laptops refuse to run Linux due to storage woes, not Microsoft evildoing

Lenovo's Windows 10 PCs can't run Linux due to RAID storage conflicts, not Microsoft intervention.

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Windows 10 haters: Try Linux on Kaby Lake chips with Dell's new XPS 13

Rejoice Linux fans; the operating system will work on Dell XPS 13 laptops with Intel's Kaby Lake chips.

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Azure Service Fabric enters public beta for Linux workloads

Developers who want help running Linux- and Java-based microservice applications will have a new Microsoft service to take for a spin, starting later this month.

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Spotify mails it in on Linux app

Spotify just updated its Linux app, but the streaming service has been without a Linux developer for more than a year.

Adobe revives Flash for Firefox on Linux after four-year lag

Updates will help keep Linux users secure, but Flash is still fading away.

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Stealthy, tricky to remove rootkit targets Linux systems on ARM and x86

Security researchers have identified a new family of Linux rootkits that despite running from user mode, can be hard to detect and remove.

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Suspect arrested in 5-year-old kernel.org breach

Five years after a security breach forced the Linux Foundation to take kernel.org offline and to rebuild several of its servers, police have arrested a suspect in the case.

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KDE Connect links your Android phone with your Linux desktop

Receive your Android phone's notifications and reply to SMS messages from any Linux PC.

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A new OpenSUSE Linux is coming to town, and it's all about stability

The first beta version of OpenSUSE Leap 42.2 is now available, giving enterprises and other stability-minded users the chance to check it out and get a taste of what's coming.

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Broken promises: Games that never made it to SteamOS and Linux

Many PC game developers have touted future support for SteamOS and Linux, but far too often that support has never arrived. The list of games that failed to make good on that promise may surprise you.

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35 great games for Linux PCs and Steam Machines

It's taken a long time and the promise of SteamOS, but more and more big-name games are finally becoming Linux natives. Here's a sampling.

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Linux's brilliant 25-year history, in pictures

August 25 marks the 25th anniversary of Linux, the free and open-source operating system that's used around the globe in smartphones, tablets, desktop PCs, servers, supercomputers, and more.

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Fedora project leader Matthew Miller talks world domination on Linux's 25th birthday

In its 25 years of existence, Linux has taken the world by storm, powering millions of servers, a countless number of embedded devices, and most of the smartphones in the world (thanks to Android).

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Another day, another 4,600 lines of Linux kernel code

The Linux kernel is improving faster than ever, gaining 7.8 patches per hour and 4,600 lines of new code every day.

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PowerShell is just Microsoft's latest open-source gift to developers

Microsoft's been showing Linux the love, but don't expect the company to start making much open-source software available to Linux desktop users.