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Best Open Source Software for Windows 10

June 08, 2016 |

The best open source software for Windows 10, from audio-video to office productivity to desktop virtualization.

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Chrome OS vs. Endless OS

June 06, 2016 |

Whether the Endless OS can top Google’s Chrome OS is matter of personal preference – but Endless’s version of Ubuntu GNOME clearly has its advantages.

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Why Ubuntu-based Distros Are Leaders

May 31, 2016 |

Ease of use and depth of community are factors, but Ubuntu distros have other advantages as well.

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Is Ubuntu's Convergence the Future of Linux?

May 25, 2016 |

A common computing experience on all devices will be welcome, but only to a niche audience.

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Android and ChromeOS: World Domination?

May 23, 2016 |

Google's plans for Android and ChromeOS will most certainly have a massive effect on computing at many levels.

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Choosing a Linux Desktop: 7 Tips

May 20, 2016 |

Choose a Linux desktop should be about finding the Linux environment that works best for your individual workflow.

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Mark Shuttleworth Challenges OpenStack to Think about Leadership

May 13, 2016 |

VIDEO: The founder of Ubuntu Linux, discusses his views on what OpenStack is doing right and what it's doing wrong.

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How Long Will Desktop Linux Last?

May 11, 2016 |

We may be nearing time for a fond farewell to desktop Linux.

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Scopes and Swipes, or How I Learned to Love Ubuntu's Unity

May 03, 2016 |

To appreciate Unity, you have to use it in the context for which it was designed.

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Cisco Pushes Forward with Open-Source Strategy [VIDEO]

May 02, 2016 |

Cisco sees many reasons to invest heavily in open source.

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Is Web Mail Killing Thunderbird?

May 02, 2016 |

Mozilla decision to let go of Thunderbird took a lot of folks by complete surprise. Is Web Mail really everyone's favorite solution?

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Is Debian Difficult to Install?

April 26, 2016 |

Difficult? Debian? If you think so, think again. In contrast to do-it-yourself distributions like Gentoo, Arch Linux, or Linux From Scratch, the default Debian Installer is a dancing and singing purple plush toy next to a live velociraptor.

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OpenStack Summit: What Will be the LAMP of the Cloud?

April 26, 2016 |

OpenStack is only one component used by organizations as part of a broader deployment stack.

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Ubuntu Snap Packages: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

April 25, 2016 |

Ubuntu snap packages is a remarkably large development in the Ubuntu world, and may even change how we look at desktop packages for Linux.

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Linux and the Second Goal

April 20, 2016 |

Linux's most important goal isn't world domination.

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Best Ubuntu Backup Applications

April 18, 2016 |

Choosing the best Ubuntu backup application is largely a matter of choosing the solution that fits best with your work style. Here's a roundup of top picks.

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Free Software Foundation's Priorities Reflect Changing Times

April 14, 2016 |

Updating the high-priority projects list shows how the times have changed. But will adding advocacy positions dilute technical concerns?

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Top 10 Android Game Apps

April 13, 2016 |

These top Android game apps go from mega-hits like Minecraft to lesser known apps like Goat Simulator -- with an emphasis on fun.

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Open Source Audio Video Apps: 36 Top Apps

April 11, 2016 |

These open source audio video apps replace expensive commercial AV apps, in most cases offering quite similar functionality.

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Choosing Linux Desktops: Customizers vs. Launchers

April 05, 2016 |

The seven major Linux desktops can be ranked on a spectrum from the highly customizable to those that are little more than launchers for their applications.

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