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Ubuntu forum defaced, breached by hackers

A website dedicated to discussion of the Ubuntu Linux distribution was breached on Saturday, with hackers gaining access to encrypted passwords and email addresses.

Start-up readies network-optimized Linux for data centers

Start-up Cumulus Networks this week has emerged with a Linux network operating system designed for programmable data centers like the ones Google and Facebook are building.

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Ubuntu's Bug #1 report closed after almost nine years

The tongue-in-cheek bug report from 2004 complained that Microsoft owned more market share than Ubuntu. Ubuntu leader Mark Shuttleworth closed the report Thursday.

Zorin OS 7: This may be the Linux distro you're looking for

This popular OS is designed to make the transition easy for Windows users.

Considering a Linux career? Four tips for new college grads

Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin offers suggestions for those just starting out in Linux.

Skype for Linux 4.2 aims to deliver more polish

Now available for multiple Linux distributions, this new update brings numerous tweaks and enhancements.

$99 Linux stick turns any HDMI display into a virtual desktop

Similar in many ways to Dell's 'Project Ophelia' PC, this new device targets businesses with full-fledged manageability.

Mageia Linux 3 brings a raft of key updates

This popular Linux distro offers a choice of six desktop environments.

New tablet boots Ubuntu Linux, Android, and Windows 8

Can't decide among operating systems? This tablet lets you have it three ways.

So Long, Cinnamon: Cinnarch Linux is reborn as Antergos

GNOME 3 is now the default desktop in this newly renamed Linux distribution.