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.Net Core 2.0 to extend coding optimizations to Linux

The next version of Microsoft's open source, cross-platform runtime will make native code run faster on Linux as well as Windows

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Review: Alpine Linux is small, fast, and different

Stripped-down Linux distribution shines for containers and appliances, but you have to earn it

Hotspot brings GUI to Linux Perf data

Hotspot frees the analysis of Linux performance data from static, text-based reports with an interactive, eye-opening GUI

Is open source good for business?

Understand the benefits of open source software and why it is spreading into new markets

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The innovators guide to bringing Raspberry Pi to life. This book favors engineering principles over a 'recipe' approach to give you the skills you need to design and build your own projects. You'll understand the fundamental...

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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.

Is Steam bad for Linux gaming?

Also in today’s open source roundup: What does Fuchsia mean for Android? And It's FOSS reviews Antergos Linux.

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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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