Reader BrianFagioli writes: Today, Fedora 26 sheds its pre-release status and becomes available for download as a stable release. GNOME fans are in for a big treat, as version 3.24 is default. If you stick to stable Fedora releases, this will be your f…
If you’re looking to use Linux tools on Windows, you can now make that happen. Jack Wallen shows you how to install Linux bash on Windows 10 with a few easy steps.
Using Linux tools on Windows is easy. Here’s how to make it happen, using Windows 10.
Here’s a statement that would have been unimaginable in previous years: Ubuntu has arrived in the Windows Store. As promised back in May, you can now download a flavor of the popular Linux distribution to run inside Windows 10. It won’t compare to…
You can easily install Ubuntu Linux inside Windows 10 soon
If you’re the sort of technophile that follows Microsoft’s every movement on the Windows front, then you’re probably well aware of how many times Redmond froze hell over with its professed love for Linux and open source. Now it has done so again by …
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Debian 9 “Stretch” just came out, and as far as Linux distros go, Debian stands apart as a distribution meant for stability. Sure, most desktop users might choose Ubuntu or Fedora for their desktop PC, while users who are more willing to get their hands dirty might opt for Arch or Gentoo. Hackers might gravitate to Kali, while the paranoid among us might look for something like TAILS.
There’s a lot to take in with a Debian release, but there are a few key notes for the average desktop user.
What is Debian?
Debian is a free (as in freedom) GNU/Linux operating system created by volunteers. The operating system uses APT to manage packages and software, not unlike Ubuntu. In fact, Ubuntu is known as a Debian-based operating system in that most of the core utilities you find in Ubuntu (like APT) come from Debian.
Bruce Perens co-founded the Open Source Initiative with Eric Raymond. Now he’s sharing a “strong opinion” that companies should avoid the Grsecurity security patch for the Linux kernel “because it presents a contributory infringement and breach of cont…
After collating 30,171 responses, Phoronixhas released some results from their first Linux Laptop Survey. An anonymous reader quotes their report:
To little surprise, Ubuntu was the most popular Linux distribution running on the respondents’ laptops….
An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Hacker News: WikiLeaks has today published the 15th batch of its ongoing Vault 7 leak, this time detailing two alleged CIA implants that allowed the agency to intercept and exfiltrate SSH (Secure Shell) cred…
Debian 9.0 Stretch is now the stable release, and Buster is the testing release. That means other Linux distributions that are based on Debian will be upgrading in the near future as well.