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'Less' means more to malware authors targeting Linux users

Running the 'less' Linux command on files downloaded from the Internet is dangerous, a researcher says.

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Linux Mint 17.1 finally makes MATE's fancy Compiz graphics easy to use

The new version of Linux Mint just hit release candidate status. Here's all the goodies you can expect to find.

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Purism Librem 15 Linux laptop blends high-end hardware with totally free software

Purism wants your help making an uncompromisingly high-end Linux laptop with uncompromisingly free software inside.

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OpenSUSE 13.2 supercharged with smoother setup, system snapshots, Btrfs, and more

OpenSUSE 13.2 is finally here after a year in development. These 3 killer features were worth the wait.

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Groupon drops 'Gnome' trademark claims after Gnome Foundation braces for battle

The open-souce software foundation had been raising funds to defend its trademark

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Gnome Foundation accuses Groupon of trademark hijacking, pleads for help

The open source organization needs to raise $80,000 to fund its legal fight

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Raspberry Pi Model A+ rolls out, smaller and cheaper than ever

As promised the Model A+ is here. It will set you back only $20 and is much smaller than the boards that have come before it.

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Ubuntu, ownCloud, and a hidden dark side of Linux software repositories

A brush-up between Canonical and ownCloud that left an unsupported version of the server software lingering in Ubuntu's software repository

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Kubuntu 15.04 embraces KDE's Plasma 5 desktop

KDE's experimental Plasma 5 desktop is officially ready for the big time, and will become the default desktop environment in Kubuntu 15.04.

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One OS, three flavors: How Fedora 21 is splitting up to double down on focus

The first fruits of the sweeping Fedora.next project appears in Fedora 21, which goes live in beta form today.