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Red Hat’s crime against CentOS

In the beginning, no one expected to get Red Hat Enterprise Linux for free. The end of CentOS as a free drop-in replacement is no cause for outrage.

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Microsoft adds a new Linux: CBL-Mariner

Azure’s container infrastructure Linux host gets a public outing on GitHub.

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Microsoft Edge browser previews for Linux

The Microsoft Edge Dev Channel for Linux preview release supports Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, and OpenSUSE Linux

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How Microsoft went from "Linux is a cancer." to "Microsoft Loves Linux."

It's been a long, strange trip but it's always driven by two motives: Making good products and money.

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Linux is still the standard

Linux not only paved the way for open source success, but has shaped how open source communities operate

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Review: AWS Bottlerocket vs. Google Container-Optimized OS

Container-Optimized OS offers tremendous advantages for container workloads on Google Cloud Platform, but Bottlerocket is a better choice everywhere else

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Linus Torvalds longs for Apple’s ARM-based Mac

Linux founder looks forward to a powerful ARM desktop system that will ease ARM software development

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Open source should learn from Linux, not MySQL

When a single vendor owns an open source project, expect the community to look for alternatives

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Oracle woos Red Hat users with Autonomous Linux

Oracle Autonomous Linux is patched, updated, and tuned automatically, but only in the Oracle Cloud

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How to use the touch command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the touch command. It allows you to create an empty file or update a file’s last updated date/time settings.

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Get started with Linux containers in Docker on WSL 2

Microsoft and Docker’s Linux development collaboration is starting to pay off for cloud developers

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How to use the wc command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

Learn the wc command. It provides an easy way to count the lines, words and characters in a file or in output from some other command.

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How to use the groups command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

Learn how to use the groups command. It provides a list of the groups that a user is a member of by pulling information from the /etc/group and /etc/passwd files.

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An introduction to WSL 2

The Windows Subsystem for Linux gets a major overhaul; now adding a full Linux kernel

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Quark taps JavaScript to build ‘native’ desktop apps

Tool combines the Electron framework and a shared JavaScript runtime to create lightweight “sketches” with native app capabilities

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How to use the setfactl and getfactl commands: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the setfacl and getfacl commands. They allow you to establish and report on file permissions that reach beyond the traditional read, write and execute permissions on Linux systems.

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How to use the rev command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn the command that reverses text – the rev (reverse) command. At first glance, this command may not seem helpful. But, there are times that it can be quite useful.

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How basic file permissions work: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux Tip, learn how to read and understand basic file permissions. Once you understand file permissions, you can analyze and reassign them.

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How to use the awk command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux Tip, learn how to use the awk command. You can use it to select one or more pieces of text from lines of input.

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How to use the stat command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, Sandra will show you how to use the stat command. It provides a lot of the same information as ls -l, but in a very different format. It also includes some useful additional information.

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