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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.

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Meet systemd, the controversial project taking over a Linux distro near you

So what's all the fervor and fire over systemd all about? Chris Hoffman explains why the Linux community is in a tizzy.

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Why Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn's humble changes are the calm before the storm

The latest Ubuntu release is here, and it's not especially exciting -- but that's because massive changes are brewing on the horizon.

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New Raspberry Pi goodies inbound: Official display accessory, revamped A+ model

If you're looking to spice up your Raspberry Pi projects with an easy touchscreen addition, you may not have long to wait.

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R.I.P. Reader: Examining Adobe's history of disdain towards Linux users

Sure, Photoshop is coming to Linux via Creative Cloud streaming, but that's more of a happy accident than anything. Adobe's history shows it treats Linux as an afterthought at best.

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Meet ‘World Beyond Windows,’ the new PCWorld column dedicated to Linux, Chrome OS, and anything but Windows

The PC ecosystem extends far beyond the Microsoft campus. Welcome to the World Beyond Windows.

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Linux botnet 'Mayhem' spreads through Shellshock exploits

The botnet targets Web servers that haven't been patched for recent vulnerabilities found in the Bash Linux shell