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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.

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Discover the power of Bash, the Linux command line tool hiding in Windows 10

Windows devs have a new weapon in the age-old Windows-vs-Linux battle: The Linux command line itself

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Kernel 4.10 gives Linux support for AMD Ryzen multithreading

AMD adds support for Zen's SMT in kernel code.

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How to format an SD card in Linux

This command line tutorial will help you to format a Micro SD card, SD card and any USB storage device with fat32 partition.

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Kaby Lake is unleashed with Linux kernel 4.10

Kaby Lake got its groove back on Linux.

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How to easily keep your cloud files private with Rclone

Want to use Google Drive or Dropbox storage and still keep your data private? The Rclone command-line tool adds a reassuring layer of security.

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Eleven-year-old root flaw found and patched in the Linux kernel

Linux system administrators should watch for kernel updates for their distributions and apply them as soon as possible because they fix a local privilege escalation flaw that could lead to a full system compromise.

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Ubuntu Touch finds a home on a conflict-free, fair-trade, user-maintainable handset

UBports will show off Ubuntu Touch on a Fairphone 2 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Valve launches SteamVR support for Linux, opens the door for more SteamVR hardware

It's still in the early stages of development, but SteamVR is finally coming to Linux.

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35 great PC games for Linux and Steam Machines

The arrival of Steam has lured hordes of big-name games to Linux PCs. Here are some of the best Linux PC games you can play today.

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Arch Linux pulls the plug on 32-bit

Arch Linux is just the first to stop offering a 32-bit (or i686) version; expect other mainstream Linux desktop distributions to follow suit.

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The new Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition is the little Linux laptop that can

Dell's XPS 13 Developer Edition, now with Kaby Lake and Ubuntu 16.04, is the best mainstream Linux laptop around.

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The KDE Slimbook is a sleek Linux laptop designed around KDE Neon

Popular desktop environment KDE is bringing its Linux distribution KDE Neon to a KDE-branded laptop in partnership with Spain-based Slimbook.

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Wine 2.0 helps PC games, Office 2013, and other Windows apps run on Linux PCs and Macs

Wine 2.0 is finally here, and with it new features, and a new development release schedule for Wine.