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Azure customer saves Microsoft from an RHEL disaster

Were it not for an alert customer, attackers could have compromised every RHEL instance on Microsoft Azure due to improper configuration of Red Hat Update Appliances

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A 7 year iPhone user switches to Android

Also in today’s open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews openSUSE 42.2 Leap, and will developers move from Linux to Windows 10?

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The miracle of Lubuntu for older computers

Also in today’s open source roundup: Ars Technica reviews the System76 Oryx Pro, and Fedora Workstation 25 has been released.

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Fedora 25 stakes out leading edge, not bleeding edge

The latest version of Red Hat's Linux distribution brings features like the Wayland graphics server, and explores the line between stability and innovation

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Total War: Warhammer released for Linux

Also in today’s open source roundup: Linux-y things to be thankful for, and VirtualBox 5.1.10 has been released.

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Why a cross-platform Microsoft is good for your business

Microsoft is preaching the mantra ‘any developer, any app, any platform.’ But it’s not just dev tools. It’s about wider technology choices for the business

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Facebook app drains Android battery life

Also in today’s open source roundup: What’s new in Fedora 25 Workstation, and DistroWatch reviews Endless OS 3.0.5.

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Microsoft really has changed, Linux Foundation chief says

Jim Zemlin welcomes Microsoft to the open source consortium

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Microsoft: SQL Server for Linux is the real deal

Now available in a public preview, SQL Server for Linux aims to be full-featured like the Windows edition and a robust, long-term choice for enterprises

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Firefox 50 released

Also, Total War: Warhammer is coming to Linux, and an Android user’s month with the iPhone 7 Plus

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4 no-bull takeaways from Microsoft joining the Linux Foundation

This isn't the Linux-hating Microsoft of old, but neither is it the shiny, happy Microsoft we'd like to think. Here are four reasons why

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Microsoft doubles down on Linux love, joins foundation

SQL Server for Linux hits public beta, and Azure App Service now supports Linux

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How did you get started with Linux?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Playing Android games on a Chromebook, and the NES Classic has been hacked to run a custom Linux distro.

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Report: Linux, NoSQL, Nginx set foundation for AWS app dominance

Sumo Logic research shows its customers favor AWS for building their apps, Redis for storing data, and Nginx for serving it all up

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2016 MacBook Pro can't run Linux

Also in today’s open source roundup: Black Lab Linux 8.0 released and a video review of the Google Pixel Android phone

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Linux Foundation doubles down on support for tamper-free software

The Reproducible Builds Project is designed to ensure binaries built from open source projects have not been tampered with

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AnandTech reviews the Google Pixel XL

Also in today’s open source roundup: Samsung apologizes for Galaxy Note 7, and the Mythbuntu distro is dead

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After protest, Lenovo brings Linux compatibility to Yoga 900 and 900S

Lenovo has issued a BIOS update so users can load Linux on Yoga 900, 900S and Ideapad 710 laptops

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