Why Debian Is the Gold Standard of Upstream Desktop Linux

The last decade or so has seen Debian largely repositioned as an upstream distribution, making it an essential component of the desktop Linux infrastructure. Does your distro have “Debian Inside”? […]

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The Great Debian Iceweasel/Icedove Saga Comes to an End

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Now that Thunderbird is back in the Debian repositories, the decade long dispute that led to all Mozilla products in Debian being rebranded has ended.

The hatchet is finally completely buried. Iceweasel was […]

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Best Linux Distro Award: The Envelope Please…

Arch Linux Best Linux Distro 2016

For the second year in a row, Arch Linux wins both rounds in our poll to determine the winner of our Readers’ Choice Award for Best Linux Distro.

The FOSS Force Readers’ Choice Awards […]

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A Review of the Pocket CHIP Computer

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The CHIP computer, a SBC that runs on Debian and is billed as “the world’s first $9 computer,” has been released. This video review of the Pocket CHIP offers a good preview of what it’s […]

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VMware Makes Open Source Move, SCALE Gets Ready & More…

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Also included: New releases for Skolelinux and Network Security Toolkit, KDE releases Plasma 5.7 and our writer eats crow.

FOSS Week in Review

A few weeks back I told you I was writing […]

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