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Ghost Linux vulnerability can be exploited through WordPress, other PHP apps

Some Web applications written in PHP call a vulnerable glibc function, potentially opening the door to attacks

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'Ghost' vulnerability poses high risk to Linux distributions

Flaw in the GNU C Library can be exploited remotely for full control and should be patched as soon as possible, according to Qualys

2015 Open Source Rookies of the Year

The top 10 rookie open source projects

Black Duck presents its Open Source Rookies of the Year -- the 10 most exciting, active new projects germinated by the global open source community

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CoreOS Rocket hits second stage, still aimed at Docker

With the release of Rocket 0.2.0, CoreOS hints that its developers are trying to learn from Docker's legacy

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6 big changes coming to Fedora 22

Systemd, Python 3, and Docker deployments are a few changes under consideration for Fedora 22

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What’s new in Suse Linux 12

From more cloud connections to auto-updating to Gnome, Suse 12 has a lot to offer

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In open source, no one cares if you're a dog

Some want Linus Torvalds to be nicer. They may be missing the point

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Third time's the charm? Canonical tries Ubuntu for IoT

Canonical's slimmed-down version of Ubuntu for IoT development tackles the 'immortality' problem

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Linux kills, 3D blooms: Last look from Vegas

In the aftermath of CES 2015, one exciting new possibility arises from the desert floor

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9 Linux distros to watch in 2015

These distros will be the most entertaining ones to keep up with for the year

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The winning Linux kernel live patch: All of the above

Two competing approaches for live kernel patching have been fused into a hybrid strategy and submitted for acceptance to Linux 3.20 kernel

Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

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Get started with FreeBSD: A brief intro for Linux users

If you've never tried FreeBSD, take a few minutes now -- you might be surprised

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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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