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Oct
5th

Say Hi to Subutai

Author: Alex Karasulu | Files under syndicated

I learned about Subutai from Philip Sheldrake of the Digital Life
Collective (and much else) and thought it deserved attention here at
Linux Journal, so I offered this space for that. Alex Karasulu did most
of the writing, but it was a team effort with help from Jon ‘maddog’ Hall, Philip
Sheldrake
and Steve Taylor.—Doc Searls

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Jul
19th

Getting Sticky with It

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated

Although they might not be so good for credit cards or floppy disks, magnets
are one of those things that always have fascinated me. For the past
few years, I’ve wanted to get a set of the round Zen Magnets to play
with—they’re sort of like an extra science-y version of LEGOs. Unfortunately,
before I was able to purchase any, the US government banned their sale!
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Jun
30th

FreeDOS Is 23 Years Old, and Counting

Author: Jim Hall | Files under syndicated

The FreeDOS Project has just reached its 23rd birthday! This is a major
milestone for any free software or open-source software project.
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Feb
7th

From vs. to + for Microsoft and Linux

Author: Doc Searls | Files under syndicated

In November 2016, Microsoft
became a platinum member of the Linux Foundation
, the primary
sponsor of top-drawer Linux talent (including Linus), as well as a leading organizer
of Linux conferences and source of Linux news.
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Feb
10th

Happy GPL Birthday VLC!

Author: James Darvell | Files under syndicated

The ever-popular VLC turned 15 a few days ago–that’s 15 years since the
project was GPLed and released to the world. If we were pedants, we might
point out that the project actually came into existence in 1996, but that
was a different lifetime.
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Feb
9th

Unikernels, Docker, and Why You Should Care

Author: James Darvell | Files under syndicated

Docker’s recent acquisition of Unikernel Systems has sent pulses racing in
the microservice world. At the same time, many people have
no clue what to make of it, so here’s a quick explanation of why this
move is a good thing.
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Jan
26th

Don’t Burn Your Android Yet

Author: James Darvell | Files under syndicated

A few days ago, security firm Perception Point released the details of a
zero-day exploit in the Linux kernel, which has sparked a wave of panic as
the report indicated that millions of Android devices are vulnerable.
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Jan
22nd

New Products

Author: James Gray | Files under syndicated

Jan
21st

Firefox OS

Author: James Darvell | Files under syndicated

In December 2015, Mozilla announced that its ambitious new operating system would
not be appearing on any new phones, but the project may still live on as a
platform for smart TVs and IoT devices.
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Nov
19th

Web Stores Held Hostage

Author: James Darvell | Files under syndicated

Last week has seen an explosion of e-commerce sites infected with the Linux.Encoder.1 ransomware. For those not familiar with the term, ransomware is a particularly vicious type of malware that aims to extort money from the owners of compromised systems. more>>