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Does Android need a new app store?

Also in today's open source roundup: Six desktop Linux mistakes, and how to use the Lantern browser to view blocked websites

Ubuntu forum breach traced to neglected plugin

The popular vBulletin forum software was current, but administrators had forgotten to update an add-on

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Which Android problems annoy you the most?

Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Linux Lite 3.0, and fake Pokemon GO apps have been found on the Google Play Store

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Save Hundreds On The Complete Linux System Administrator Bundle - Deal Alert

Packed with over 100 hours of instruction, this bundle will help you dive into Linux, the popular open-source operating system, and is currently on sale over 90% off its typical price.

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Is Linux Mint 18 the best desktop operating system?

Also in today's open source roundup: Ubuntu's Unity desktop runs natively in Windows 10, and how to install Windows 10 in a virtual machine in Linux

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Linux Mint 18 reviews roundup

Linux Mint 18 has been out for a little while now, and the reviews have started to come in. Find out what reviewers think about the latest version of Linux Mint. Is it the best Linux Mint yet?

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Will Linux run well on a MacBook?

Also in today's open source roundup: Pokemon GO released for Android, and will 2-in-1 Windows PCs destroy Android tablets?

9 ways developers can help rebuild trust on the Internet

Should you trust Google with your data?

Also in today's open source roundup: Life without a GUI in Linux, and a screenshot tour of Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon

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Review: Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS shines

Latest Ubuntu Server lays the foundation for higher speeds and greater density with Snap packages, LXD containers, and ZFS storage

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A Windows zealot trashes Linux

Also in today's open source roundup: AnandTech reviews the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and a review of Fedora 24 Workstation

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Red Hat builds Linux container security scanning into RHEL

The latest release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux features two directly integrated scanning mechanisms to find and block known vulnerabilities in containerized apps

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Should Google release its own high-end Android phone?

Also in today's open source roundup: antiX 16 released without systemd, and Tobias Mueller discusses the history of changes from GNOME 3.0 to GNOME 3.20

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Subuser uses Docker containers to deliver desktop apps for Linux

A new open source utility leverages Docker's container technology, using highly granular app permissions to distribute desktop applications

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Microsoft moves on open source .Net, ramps up multilanguage tools

Company embraces Linux, Mac OS, iOS, Android, and will show SQL Server on Red Hat's Linux

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Red Hat takes application development to the bank

The open source juggernaut's remarkably steady growth depends less on Linux every year

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Fedora 24 released with Gnome 3.20 and Flatpak

Also in today's open source roundup: How to upgrade from Fedora 23 to Fedora 24, and Linux redditors react to the release of Fedora 24

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How well do Android apps run on Chromebooks?

Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch compares live version upgrade methods, and which e-ink devices can run Linux?

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The press will believe anything about open source

A recent Canonical announcement about Linux packaging shows how the press gives a pass to open source proclamations, no matter how unbelievable

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