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Can Commercial Linux Gaming Succeed?
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on September 17, 2014
Whether commercial Linux games can succeed remains uncertain, but clearly it's not the road to sudden riches.
ChromeOS vs Linux: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on September 16, 2014
In the battle between ChromeOS and Linux, both desktop environments have strengths and weaknesses.
Mozilla Looking to Go Cross Platform for Development
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on September 12, 2014
HTML is supposed to be cross platform, so what not have a cross platform web development tool?
Top Linux Myths Dispelled
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on September 08, 2014
Linux myths are many and varied, yet a look beneath the surface reveals how mistaken they are.
Does Docker Need an Open Source Foundation? [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on September 04, 2014
Docker founder Solomon Hykes explains his views on whether a third party foundation is needed for the open source container virtualization effort.
Google Chrome 38 Gets the 'Picture'
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on August 29, 2014
Use of new HTML 5.1 tag could enable developers to more easily build responsive design sites.
Why Linux Isn't a Desktop Alternative
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on August 27, 2014
It's not a matter of technology so much as one of attitude.
Google Brings Chrome 37 Browser to 64-bit Windows
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on August 27, 2014
In addition to new features, Google fixes 50 security flaws in its latest browser update.
35 Open Source Tools for the Internet of Things
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on August 21, 2014
Open source Internet of Things is growing fast. These software and hardware projects can help companies and DIYers experiment with Internet-connected devices.
What the Linux Foundation Does for Linux
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on August 20, 2014
Speaking at the LinuxCon conference, Jim Zemlin compares himself to the Simpsons' groundskeeper Willy.
A Linux Desktop Designed for You
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on August 19, 2014
Looking for a Linux desktop? This roundup of the major contenders will help you find one that best fits your work habits.
Top Linux Productivity Apps
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on August 18, 2014
Linux apps for time-tracking, dual monitor, editing, storage syncing and more.
Hidden Linux Benefits, Clear Linux Challenges
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on August 11, 2014
Linux benefits outweigh Linux challenges, yet the desktop clearly offers both.
Open Source Replacements for Popular Small Business Software
By Cynthia Harvey | Open Source Article Published on July 28, 2014
The best open source applications for office productivity, accounting, collaboration, ERP, security and more.
Best Linux Desktop: KDE's Plasma
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 21, 2014
KDE’s Plasma earns best Linux desktop honors due to its design, customization and innovation.
Best Linux Browsers
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 21, 2014
Pros and cons of the best browsers for the Linux desktop, including Firefox, Chrome and other browsers.
Google Chrome 36 Brings Web Components to the Browser
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published on July 17, 2014
Google's latest browser update fixes 26 security issues.
Best Linux Desktop: Top 10 Candidates
By Matt Hartley | Open Source Article Published on July 14, 2014
The best Linux desktops for both newbie and advanced users, focusing on desktop ease of use and Linux tool set.
Needed: An Open SDN Platform
By Guest Author | Open Source Article Published on July 08, 2014
Software defined networking vendors would do themselves and customers a favor if they focused on open interoperability.
Wanted: A Purpose for Open Source
By Bruce Byfield | Open Source Article Published on July 07, 2014
Open source has come a long way -- but has it lost its original purpose?