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Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

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Snappy Ubuntu Core takes easy upgrades to the cloud

Technology originally developed for Ubuntu Phone now powers updates for Ubuntu's cloud edition that can be rolled back on demand

The Turla espionage operation also infected Linux systems with malware

A newly identified Linux backdoor program is tied to the Turla cyber espionage campaign, researchers from Kaspersky Lab say

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New data center OS allows single-source command for Linux servers

Mesosphere DCOS offers a single point of command for disparate Linux machines

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Docker expands and fine-tunes container orchestration services

Docker Machine, Docker Swarm, and Docker Compose deal with all phases of an application's lifecycle

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CoreOS: Dump Docker for our more secure replacement

CoreOS has devised App Container and Rocket, its own standard that goes back to Docker's roots

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Now crowdfunding: A laptop that protects your digital rights

Purism's laptop is almost 100 percent open source and features preinstalled privacy protection software

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Four ways Linux is headed for no-downtime kernel patching

These technologies are competing to provide the best way to patch the Linux kernel without reboots or downtime

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Linux admins: It's time to relearn the art of compiling apps

Expect package compatibility issues ahead, and the need to rely on the old way of installing open source software

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Little Suse wakes up, Linux shakes up

After years of playing second fiddle to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, can Suse Linux complete its post-Novell comeback?

Debian devs vote down anti-systemd measure, sponsor steps down

Project leader Ian Jackson resigns from technical committee after the measure to slow systemd adoption fails

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SDN in action: Hands-on with Cumulus Linux

Imagine being able to manage scores of network switches as easily as scores of servers; Cumulus Linux makes it happen

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Prominent developers pulling out of Debian as voting deadline nears

Four prominent members of the Debian community have stepped down or reduced their involvement in the open source project as a result of an increasingly bitter argument over the future of the widely influential Linux distribution.

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Suse jumps into software-defined storage

As its steady post-Novell recovery continues, Suse moves into enterprise software-defined storage

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4 ways Docker is remaking Linux

Red Hat, Ubuntu, Suse, and CoreOS are following different paths for adopting Docker and its virtualization technology

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RHEL takes up Docker management with Atomic Host

RHEL 7 Atomic Host provides management for both legacy Red Hat infrastructure and new container-based applications

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Red Hat confuses Linux users with latest Fedora moves

Fedora for servers? Red Hat's copious new Fedora community options seem odd at best

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Why CoreOS is a game-changer in the data center and cloud

Offering Linux as a service, CoreOS has become the preferred distro for Docker -- and may go a long way toward making data centers more cloudlike

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Docker container or VM? Canonical's LXD splits the difference

With LXD, Docker containers can emulate virtual machines while maintaining close-to-the-metal speed and high security

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