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Why a MacOS user switched to Ubuntu Linux

Also in today’s open source roundup: Ultimate Edition 5.0 Gamers distro released, and Android versus iOS for business

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Why do you use Linux?

Also in today’s open source roundup: The 5 best Android features you should be using, and Android malware disguised as Super Mario Run.

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Bash on Windows is becoming Linux for Windows users

Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux is evolving into a credible alternative to running Linux inside Windows on VMs

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How Linux scared Microsoft into improving Windows gaming

Also in today’s open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews MX Linux 16, and Mac market share drops while Linux improves.

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SiFive rolls out fully open source chip for IoT devices

In an interview, Jack Kang, VP of Product and Business Development at SiFive, discusses the FE310 chip, which will allow IoT vendors to build their own custom SoC on top of it

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Android: Pre-register for Super Mario Run

Pre-register for Super Mario Run. Also in today’s open source roundup: 6 Linux distros to be excited about in 2017, and North Korea’s Android tablet

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'Hackable' hypervisor provides lightweight virtualization for Windows and Linux

Open source hypervisor KSM was built to be tiny and light, with uses ranging from a software sandbox to a complement to containerization

Your stupidest mistake when running Linux?

Your stupidest mistake when running Linux? Also in today’s open source roundup: A roundup of the smallest Linux distributions, and have we hit peak screen size for smartphones?

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It's time to start planning for SQL Server on Linux

You can treat SQL Server on Linux as a new deployment option, not a whole new database. That means you can choose the operating system that best fits your project

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How Microsoft will drive enterprise IT in 2017

Microsoft’s enterprise reach is stretching beyond Windows into the wider world of cross-platform computing and the cloud

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Exim gives Linux admins a security fix for Christmas

The timing is terrible, but Exim tried, and failed, to change the release date

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Android: Beware Super Mario Run malware

Also in today’s open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Bodhi Linux 4.0.0, and Doom 2016 runs in Wine with full Vulkan support.

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Small is beautiful: Raspberry Pi's Linux comes to the x86 world

The minimal Debian-based Linux for Raspberry Pi, now available for x86-powered PCs, is a boot-and-run environment for Linux novices, students, and tinkerers

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5 rock-solid Linux distros for developers

Developers want power, flexibility, stability, and ease, and these Linux distributions have it all

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How can Linux get 5 percent desktop market share?

Also in today’s open source roundup: 5 web browsers for Linux that you might not know, and 2 Linux Christmas carols.

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Build your own secure Pine 64 Android TV for less than $50

Don't buy those insecure IoT devices, when you can easily build your own. Here's how to do it

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Download free Christmas Tux 2016 wallpaper for Linux

Also in today’s open source roundup: Adobe releases Flash 24 for Linux, and 7 Linux and open source predictions for 2017.

Privacy Badger 2.0 released for Chrome, Firefox, and Opera

Also in today’s open source roundup: Why is Microsoft so interested in Linux? And CentOS 7 has been released.

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