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Get started with the Windows Subsystem for Linux

Here’s what WSL is all about: getting the tools you need to do cross-platform development and management on your PC

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What is Docker? Linux containers explained

A brief introduction to lightweight, portable, flexible Docker containers and why developers love them

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Inside Windows Server’s containerized Linux future

Microsoft’s Windows Server strategy is about to change, with faster updates, a lot of Linux love, and a devops focus

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Kubernetes foundation takes on container networking

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds another open source project to its container-centric toolbelt

Linux: Is Lubuntu better than Xubuntu?

Also in today’s open source roundup: How to kill a process from the command line, and ReactOS 0.4.5 has been released.

How to build a Raspberry Pi-based desktop PC

Build your own under-$100 desktop Linux PC with Raspberry Pi; just don’t expect it to be a true PC

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10 Linux distributions for developers

Also in today’s open source roundup: Is Red Hat a good desktop distro? And why you should run Windows as a VM in Linux.

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3 benefits you didn’t expect from Linux containers

Containers started with technical people, so many of the benefits are known instinctively by users. But if you are new to containers, these benefits might not be obvious.

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Will Linux protect you from ransomware attacks?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Ars Technica reviews Ubuntu 17.04, and Ubuntu has a login screen security flaw.

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Faster machine learning is coming to the Linux kernel

The addition of heterogenous memory management to the Linux kernel will unlock new ways to speed up GPUs, and potentially other kinds of machine learning hardware

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Ubuntu Linux: Which flavor is the best?

Also in today’s open source roundup: Linux and the Windows desktop, and DistroWatch reviews NixOS.

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CoreOS's Linux platform bolsters enterprise Kubernetes features

Some of the new additions to Tectonic are still in beta, but many unlock enterprise-empowering features from the latest edition of Kubernetes

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Windows Subsystem for Linux welcomes Suse and Fedora options

Users will no longer be locked into Ubuntu, and they can run multiple Linux distros side by side

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HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS via containers

Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30 years, and users may be looking to move on from the Unix-based OS.

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Linux: How to protect your privacy

Also in today’s open source roundup: Cinnamon 3.4 desktop released, and a taste of Linux for newbies.

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18 things you should know about using Linux tools in Windows 10

Windows 10 can now run (many) Linux binaries. Yes, really. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of the Windows Subsystem for Linux

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Is Linux kernel design outdated?

Also in today’s open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews 4MLinux 21.0, and LinuxInsider reviews Ultimate Edition 5.4.

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10 Unix commands every Mac and Linux user should know

Get started with Bash, Unix pipes, directory navigation, sudo, Nano, and other command-line essentials

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Simplify container deployments with Kubernetes as a service

A short, simple, step-by-step guide to installing Platform9 Managed Kubernetes on AWS EC2 and on-prem servers

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