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The Open Source Funding Conundrum in 2018

December 18, 2017 |

Amid the attitude of "open source means no cost," how can open source applications that lack enterprise support pay their bills?

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10 Best Linux Business Apps

December 14, 2017 |
These Linux apps will enable you to accomplish a variety of professionals tasks quickly and effectively.
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Ubuntu History: Linux Evolves

December 06, 2017 |

A look at how Ubuntu has evolved though the years -- and how it continues to be a leading force in Linux development.

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How Open Source Will Enable Smart Cities

November 30, 2017 |

Developers of smart city technology will have no choice but to turn to open source if they want to keep up with the demand.

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Linux Successes (And Failures) in 2017

November 28, 2017 |

Some of Linux's challenges are legacy, while Linux's successes tend to be in newer, emerging sectors.

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Linux Containers vs Virtual Machines

November 20, 2017 |

Among the many distinctions between containers and virtual machines is that one is used for applications and the other is designed for entire operating systems.

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Top 10 Linux Tools

November 14, 2017 |

One of the benefits to using Linux on the desktop is that there’s no shortage of tools available for it. To further illustrate this point, I’m going to share what I consider to be the top 10 Linux tools.

This collection of Linux tools helps us in two distinct ways. It serves as an introduction to newer users that there are tools to do just about anything on Linux. Also, it reminds those of us who have used Linux for a number of years that the tools for just about any task is indeed, available.

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Best Lightweight Linux Distros

November 06, 2017 |

The best of the lightweight Linux distros, geared for a variety of different user types.

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Ubuntu Desktops Compared

October 31, 2017 |

We look at the Ubuntu desktops and compare them: what's the best Ubuntu desktop for your individual workflow and preferences?

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Should You Use Linux Mint's Debian or Standard Edition?

October 24, 2017 |

Linux Mint's Debian and Standard Edition are clearly different. One or the other may be a far better choice for you, based on your workflow and preferences.

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Configure and Secure Linux Mint

October 24, 2017 |

Once you've installed Linux Mint, these steps will help you configure and secure your desktop.

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How to Install Linux Mint

October 17, 2017 |

A step-by-step guide to installing Linux Mint, with pictures to aid your install.

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Linux Mint: Inside the Top Linux Distro

October 09, 2017 |

The Linux Mint distro is considered the top distro by many. Here's a guide to Linux Mint's software, history of development, and a look at why it's so popular.

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GNOME vs KDE: Best Desktop?

October 02, 2017 |

In the debate about whether GNOME or KDE is the best Linux desktop, factors like workflow, software and user preferences are essential to consider.

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Best Linux Distros for the Enterprise

September 27, 2017 |

The best Linux distros for the enterprise offer business users a remarkable level of functionality and scalability.

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10 Open Source Skills That Can Lead to Higher Pay

September 21, 2017 |

Knowledge and experience with leading open source projects can make it easier for candidates to find IT jobs that pay well.

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35 Top Open Source Companies

September 21, 2017 |

These companies play a major role in developing and maintaining the open source software that powers today's business.

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Top Linux Distros for Media Creation

September 19, 2017 |

Feeling creative? These Linux distros are particularly well suited for audio and video work.

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Can Artful Aardvark Regain Ubuntu's Popularity on the Desktop?

September 18, 2017 |

For desktop users, the pressing issue is whether the coming changes can help Ubuntu regain its domination of the desktop.

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Open Source Artificial Intelligence: 50 Top Projects

September 12, 2017 |

These open source AI projects focus on machine learning, deep learning, neural network and other applications that are pushing the boundaries of what's possible in AI.

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