Torvalds at LinuxCon Part I: The Highlights and the Lowlights

Linus Torvalds, Dirk Hohndel, LinuxCon 2016

Much of what Linus Torvalds talks about in this excerpt from his onstage interview at LinuxCon 2016 will be recent memories for many of our readers. For others, it’ll be ancient history.

On Wednesday, […]

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The Last LinuxCon, MariaDB Goes Open Core & More…

Linus Torvalds, Dirk Hohndel, LinuxCon 2016

Also included: Gilles Chanteperdrix passes, corporate Linux, Cisco patches against the NSA, MariaDB’s proprietary moves, Netrunner becomes Maui, Ubuntu to replace Upstart, Fedora and Wayland, and Linux client for Yandex Disk.

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‘Show-and-Tell’ Cool Maker Projects on Hangouts

Show-and-Tell Maker Movement

Wow! This live Hangout show looks a lot like a DIY version of one of the morning shows on over-the-air TV — and if there’s any doubt that the maker movement thrives on open source, […]

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Jay Beale: Linux Security and Remembering Bastille Linux

Jay Beale Linux security

“Secure by design” doesn’t mean that Linux users should take a carefree approach to security. On the Internet, somebody’s always hiding behind the firewall trying to pick the lock.

The FOSS Force Video Interview […]

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Reviving Old Macs Using Linux

These days, thanks to Apple’s move to Intel about a decade back, bringing new life to an old Mac by installing your favorite Linux distro is just as easy as it is with a standard […]

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