Nine Reasons Linux Rules the Supercomputing Space

The appeal of Linux goes beyond cost or choice. Here are many reasons Linux has grown to own the lion’s share of the world’s fastest supercomputers. Linux.com – All Content

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 1.0.8

Mati Aharoni has announced the release of Kali Linux 1.0.8, a minor update of the project’s Debian-based distribution with specialist tools for penetration testing and forensic analysis. Linux.com – All…

Distribution Release: Kali Linux 1.0.8

Mati Aharoni has announced the release of Kali Linux 1.0.8, a minor update of the project’s Debian-based distribution with specialist tools for penetration testing and forensic analysis: “Kali linux 1.0.7…

Linux Foundation SysAdmin Clint Savage Reminisces on Weeklong Hackfest

Clint Savage is a system administrator for the Linux Foundation’s Collaborative Projects. Here he discusses the new technologies he’s been digging into lately, his favorite part of the job, and…

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Zorin OS 9 – a step forward for Windows migrants

Linux notes from DarkDuck has closely followed the development of Zorin OS for a long time now. The first review was for Zorin OS 4, and since then it seems…

AMDKFD Driver Still Evolving For Open-Source HSA On Linux

Earlier this month AMD published an open-source HSA Linux driver for exploiting the potential of their much-promoted Heterogeneous System Architecture. This driver, now known as the “AMDKFD” driver, is up…

Nokia X, We Hardly Knew Ye

“I told you so” is a refrain that’s oft-heard here in the Linux blogosphere, and more often than not it refers to some fleeting Microsoft tie with FOSS that subsequently…

Distribution Release: UberStudent 4.0

Stephen Ewen has announced the release of UberStudent 4.0, an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution that includes specialist software for learning and teaching: “I’m pleased to announce the release of UberStudent 4.0…

Contest for Zorin OS lovers

You probably remember a contest that ran about two years ago. It was dedicated to Zorin OS 6. A new release of Zorin OS 9 has been released only few…

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Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon – The ultimate Windows 7 replacement

Introduction I believe that there is a version of Linux out there for everyone. One of the hardest sells is trying to convince someone who is using Windows 7 that…