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Steam may get tools to play Windows games on Linux and Mac, code deep-dive finds

Reddit discovered references to a "Steam Play" compatibility wrapper this week, and while there's no official announcement, it does indicate that Valve's support for Linux isn't over yet.

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35 great PC games for Linux

The arrival of Steam has lured hordes of big-name games to Linux PCs. Here are some of the best Linux PC games you can play today.

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Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How the critical CPU flaws affect PCs and Macs

The Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs are very serious, and the fixes can create serious slowdowns in PCs, Macs, and other devices. Here's everything you need to know.

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Raspberry Pi: Everything you need to know

From the Raspberry Pi's specs, to accessories, to cool projects, find out how this $35 mini-PC became the darling makers, hobbyists, and DIY enthusiasts.

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Learn Linux, AWS, and more with 1,200 hours of training from Linux Academy, now 50% off

Delivering more than 1,200 hours of in-depth video training and labs, this resource helps you cultivate real skills in today's top cloud tools, like AWS, OpenStack, Linux, and Azure.

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Hands-on: The Purism Librem 15 builds serious security into a slender laptop

The Librem 15 offers both hardware and software privacy and security features in an attractive, open-source-friendly package.

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Atari's Ataribox console will run Linux and cost $250-$300, if it ever materializes

Details finally emerge on Atari's retro-styled living room PC, and it's basically just a cheap Steam Machine with AMD innards and a custom TV-friendly front end. Also, crowdfunding.

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How to get started with Linux: A beginner's guide

Trying Linux is easy--you can even install it on a USB drive or disc to try it out before committing. Enter the world of open-source here.

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All about Debian 9 'Stretch,' the Linux distro that just works

Debian is built for those who crave a system that will "just work" instead of being on the bleeding edge. We take a close look at the latest Debian 9 "Stretch" release.

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39% off Exploring Raspberry Pi: Interfacing to the Real World with Embedded Linux, Paperback - Deal Alert

The innovators guide to bringing Raspberry Pi to life. This book favors engineering principles over a 'recipe' approach to give you the skills you need to design and build your own projects. You'll understand the fundamental principles, using a "learning by doing" approach that caters to both beginners and experts.

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The SambaCry scare gives Linux users a taste of WannaCry-Petya problems

SambaCry, a big vulnerability in SMB/CIFS, has been patched, but users may need to take action to stay safe.

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How to use Evernote in Linux

Evernote still doesn't officially support Linux, but that doesn't mean you can't get your note-taking on.

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Lenovo's new workstation is indeed 'Tiny' but packs a punch

Windows users working in tight spaces who are looking for a small form factor workstation with multiple display ports and solid processing power have a new contender in the market to check out: the new ThinkStation P320 Tiny.

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3 reasons to turn your Raspberry Pi into a DNS server with dnsmasq

Don't have a DD-WRT router? Get some of the same DHCP and DNS features with a Raspberry Pi.