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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.

Have an older PC? Try the new Ubuntu Linux-based LXLE

This new Lubuntu-based distro includes drivers and utilities for older graphics and audio hardware.

Mozilla: Has Firefox become too customizable?

Currently, there are numerous options with potentially 'disastrous' consequences, one Mozillian says.

Ready for a new Google Docs alternative? Meet open source OX Documents

First to arrive will be a word-processing component enabling multidevice editing and collaboration on major text document formats.

Like Ubuntu Linux? This week, help make it better

This Thursday is the next Ubuntu Bug Day, offering fans a chance to give back and help out.

Ubuntu Linux 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' hits beta 1

No milestone release image will be available, however, until the final beta early next month.

For a fully free desktop OS, try Trisquel GNU/Linux 6.0

Endorsed by the Free Software Foundation, this distribution includes no proprietary components.

The ultimate Linux starter kit for small business

Linux machines can save your business cold, hard cash. Here's how to pick the best OS and apps for yourself, your workers, and your IT pros.