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Security and quality top companies' reasons for using open source

Security and quality top companies' reasons for using open source

Survey results could indicate a sea change in small businesses' attitudes toward proprietary software.

04/07/14

Ubuntu 14.04 beta 1 offers a sneak peek at 'Trusty Tahr'

Ubuntu 14.04 beta 1 offers a sneak peek at 'Trusty Tahr'

Here's a glimpse of what's in store for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu GNOME.

03/07/14

What you need to know about the GnuTLS Linux bug

What you need to know about the GnuTLS Linux bug

A flaw similar to Apple's 'goto fail' bug leaves many Linux variants vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks.

03/06/14

Device-spanning Ubuntu Touch OS gets October 17 launch date

Device-spanning Ubuntu Touch OS gets October 17 launch date

Canonical's vision of one OS to rule all devices is nearing release.

09/19/13

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

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.

05/27/13

Considering a Linux career? Four tips for new college grads

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.

05/24/13

Skype for Linux 4.2 aims to deliver more polish

Skype for Linux 4.2 aims to deliver more polish

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

05/23/13

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

$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.

05/22/13

Mageia Linux 3 brings a raft of key updates

Mageia Linux 3 brings a raft of key updates

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

05/21/13

New tablet boots Ubuntu Linux, Android, and Windows 8

New tablet boots Ubuntu Linux, Android, and Windows 8

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

05/16/13

So Long, Cinnamon: Cinnarch Linux is reborn as Antergos

So Long, Cinnamon: Cinnarch Linux is reborn as Antergos

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

05/14/13

Five new features coming in Firefox 21 tomorrow

Five new features coming in Firefox 21 tomorrow

A new 'Do Not Track' option and an expanded Social API are among the highlights to expect in this new release.

05/13/13

Korora Linux 18 aims to deliver a friendlier Fedora

Korora Linux 18 aims to deliver a friendlier Fedora

This newly updated Linux distro is based on Fedora 18 but adds numerous features for extra usability.

05/10/13

Canonical staff to get working Ubuntu phones by late May

Canonical staff to get working Ubuntu phones by late May

By 'eating its own dog food,' the company says it hopes to accelerate progress on Ubuntu Touch.

05/09/13

Linux code is the 'benchmark of quality,' study concludes

Linux code is the 'benchmark of quality,' study concludes

Most recently, Coverity scanned 7.6 million lines of code in Linux 3.8 and found a defect density of just .59.

05/09/13

Five things to like About Debian 7.0 'Wheezy'

Five things to like About Debian 7.0 'Wheezy'

Speech-based installation and UEFI support are among many improvements in this updated Linux distribution.

05/07/13

Google and Adobe beautify fonts on Linux, iOS

Google and Adobe beautify fonts on Linux, iOS

The new Adobe CFF engine 'will benefit technical and nontechnical users alike,' Google says.

05/03/13

New Chromebooks coming this year from Asus and Acer, report suggests

New Chromebooks coming this year from Asus and Acer, report suggests

Samsung, Lenovo, and HP are expected to release Chromebooks soon as well.

05/01/13

From the ashes of Fuduntu, FuSE Linux is born

From the ashes of Fuduntu, FuSE Linux is born

This brand-new distro will likely use the Consort desktop for a classic experience.

04/30/13

Linux kernel 3.9 adds full Chrome OS support

Linux kernel 3.9 adds full Chrome OS support

New SSD capabilities, meanwhile, enable faster performance.

04/29/13

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