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Citrix bequeaths Xen to the Linux Foundation

In an effort to attract a more diverse set of contributors, enterprise software vendor Citrix has donated its open source Xen hypervisor to the Linux Foundation.

Key updates have arrived for Fuduntu and PCLinuxOS

A 'Lite' version of Fuduntu is among the brand-new features introduced this week.

Ubuntu 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' drops Wubi in final beta

Also available for testing is an updated version of the newly official Ubuntu GNOME remix.

It's an ideal time to have Linux skills, SUSE exec says

Demand is especially high for developers with kernel know-how, says SUSE's Michael Miller.

Three Ubuntu Linux versions will reach end of life in May

If you're still using Ubuntu 11.10, Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop, or Ubuntu 8.04 Server, it's time to upgrade.

GNOME 3.8 delivers more privacy and a new 'classic' mode

The new GNOME Classic desktop combines GNOME 3 technology with numerous popular GNOME 2 features.

All out of Pi: $25 Raspberry Pi sells out in U.S.

Allied Electronics, which distributes the single-board computer in the United States, posted a notice on its website saying that it's exhausted its limited supply and won't take backorders at this time.

Linux use in business jumps again, survey says

Eighty percent of organizations plan to increase their use of Linux servers, but only 20 percent plan to purchase Windows servers over the next five years.

Linux group hits Microsoft with complaint over 'Secure Boot'

The technology implemented in Windows 8 hardware is an 'obstruction mechanism,' the Spanish group charges.

Linux distro update: Ubuntu slashes support, Debian 7.0 draws near

Users of Canonical's Long Term Support (LTS) releases will remain unaffected.