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NWW slideshow - Linux Predictions 2017 [slide no. 1]

Should you run Linux without a desktop environment?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Second build of ChromX released for desktops and laptops, and is 8 GB too much RAM for a smartphone?

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Linux: The best distros for gaming?

Also in today’s open source roundup: 5 of the most popular Linux gaming distros, and the 8 best Linux gaming distros

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How SUSE is becoming a key player in the IoT market

I talked to the SUSE CTO to understand more about their IoT strategy

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Linux: How to install Kodi 17

Also in today’s open source roundup: Arrests made in “fully loaded” Kodi box raids, and who’s behind the Kodi crackdown?

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Open source users: It’s time for extreme vetting

Cybersecurity strategist at Red Hat focuses on vetting and open source as part of the supply chain

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Arch Linux: A simpler kind of Linux?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Protect your privacy with a VPN for Android, and 4 Linux distributions for Mac users.

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Linux: Kodi 17 media player released

Also in today’s open source roundup: Civilization VI will be released for Linux on February 9, and Google improves web app integration into Android.

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RethinkDB finds a new home at the Linux Foundation

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation, a project of the Linux Foundation, recently picked up the code for the open source database, which will now get a second chance

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Linux: Is the Kodi media player a piracy app?

Also in today’s open source roundup: The best add-ons for the Kodi media player, and the best Kodi boxes of 2016.

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Linux: Does price matter more than freedom?

Also in today’s open source roundup: The best office apps for Android, and 5 awesome Android tips and tricks.

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Linux: The 10 best privacy and security distributions

Also in today’s open source roundup: elementary OS as an alternative to macOS, and DistroWatch reviews Subgraph OS 2016.12.30 Alpha.

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Self-protection is key to Linux kernel security

Finding and fixing Linux security vulnerabilities amounts to the usual whack-a-mole. The real solution is to harden the Linux kernel and let it protect itself

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Wine 2.0 released: Run Windows apps in Linux

Also in today’s open source roundup: Android users can download Netflix content to SD cards, and Pokemon Duel game available for Android.

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Does Asus Tinker Board hold any chance against Raspberry Pi?

It's a more powerful board, but it's not specs that turned Raspberry Pi into a revolution, it's something else

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Firefox 51 released

Also in today’s open source roundup: Get started with a VPN in Linux, and Google Voice updated.

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Linux: Is Xfce better than Windows 10?

Also in today’s open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews GoboLinux 016, and Foss Force lets you vote for your favorite Linux distro.

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6 key points about Intel's hot new Linux distro

Intel’s container-focused Linux distro for the cloud is packed with intriguing features. Here’s what you need to know

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Linux: Why do people hate systemd?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Why you should switch to private, encrypted messaging, and what is your favorite Linux distribution?

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