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Suse enterprise Linux can take your system back in time

Rollback feature will be handy when configuration changes don't go well

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What we talk about when we talk about Linux and systemd

The raging debate over systemd exposes the two factions tugging at modern-day Linux

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Ubuntu Unicorn horns in on CoreOS territory

Ubuntu 14.10's emphasis on containers and orchestration sets it on a collision course with the Docker-powered CoreOS

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Ubuntu turns 10: A look back at the desktop Linux standard bearer

A brief history of Ubuntu, as alliterative as all-get-out

Debian community splits over systemd, but fork still unlikely

Unix admins threaten to fork Debian if systemd makes it into the next version of the Linux distribution

Cumulus Linux 2.5: A Cisco-killer in the data center

Cumulus Linux 2.5, designed for white-box data center hardware, helps Hadoop, VMware, and OpenStack users ramp up their networking

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The cruel crucible of open source development

The open source development community is not the vicious hellhole some describe, but what goes around often comes around

Mayhem malware spreads through Linux servers via Shellshock exploits

The botnet targets Web servers that haven't been patched for recent vulnerabilities found in the Bash Linux shell

What's CoreOS? An existential threat to Linux vendors

By changing the meaning of a Linux distribution, CoreOS is making life difficult for Red Hat, Canonical, and the rest

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How thin? Imagine the Linux server as a process

Imagine a time when processes and services are completely transitory and server-agnostic, carrying their dependencies with them; it's not far away

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Shellshocked: Yes, it's a huge threat, and here's why

InfoWorld's Paul Venezia describes in technical detail what he's seeing on his own servers -- and it's not good

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How to choose the right Linux distro

RHEL/CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, and OpenSuse have far more similarities than differences, but choosing the wrong one for the job can make life much harder

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The skinny on thin Linux

In the leap from Web to cloud, the new shape of the Linux server is thin, light, and fine-tuned to a single purpose

4 ways Docker fundamentally changes application development

How Docker containers streamline development and deployment, encourage best practices, and enable a new breed of micro-services based applications

Micro Focus buying Novell, Suse Linux owner for $1.2 billion

Micro Focus is picking up Attachmate for a little over half of what Attachmate paid for Novell just three years ago

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Docker nets $40 million in funding, hopes to hook bigger fish: Enterprises

Developers and admins are already onboard; now Docker wants to lure enterprises with training and new features

10 things you need to know about Linux Mint 17

The pros and cons of Linux Mint 17, from 5-year support to the fact that it won't run on ARM-based tablets

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Speed or torque? Linux desktop vs. server distros

Desktop Linux should be shiny and fast, server Linux should be big and practical. Today's mix doesn't work -- here's the remedy

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