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Microsoft has its own Linux distribution.
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And it has proudly shown it off

The days when Microsoft CEO, the shy and retiring Steve Ballmer, called Linux cancer on the software industry, are really dead and buried – Vole now has its own Linux distribution which it is even telling people about.

Google wants to increase Linux security
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Moving to Rust

Google said it's funding a project to increase Linux security by writing parts of the operating system's core in Rust.

Torvalds says Apple chips not ready for Linux yet
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Apple fanboy dismayed he will not join the cult

IT’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds appears to have disappointed an Apple fanboy interviewer by playing down Apple’s new ARM64 chips.

Rust getting closer to the Linux kernel
Published in News
Monday, 22 March 2021 10:57

Rust getting closer to the Linux kernel


Bare/bones included in Linux-next 

The dream that Rust fans have that the OS will be one day part of the Linux kernel seem to be getting closer 

Three rather nasty bugs lurk in the Linux kernel
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Gives root access


The Linux kernel is now getting so big that vulnerabilities are starting to pop up.

2021 is the year of Linux on Mars
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Monday, 22 February 2021 09:29

2021 is the year of Linux on Mars

 

Perseverance, sometime it will be the year of the desktop on Earth

When NASA's Perseverance rover landed on Mars this week, it also brought the Linux operating system to the Red Planet.

AMD looking for Linux help
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 12 February 2021 12:20

AMD looking for Linux help


Looking to expand support

AMD currently has several job openings on the Linux front which seem to indicate the outfit is stepping up its Linux support.

Magma could be the Linux of 5G
Published in Network
Friday, 05 February 2021 11:22

Magma could be the Linux of 5G


Got the backing of open sourcers

Magma seems to be getting the backing of open sourcers to become the Linux of 5G.

BeagleV board announced
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 14 January 2021 11:59

BeagleV board announced


RISC-V runs Linux

Seeed Studios have teamed up with well-known SBC vendor BeagleBoard to produce an affordable RISC-V system designed to run Linux.

2020 is the year of Linux on the Nintendo 64
Published in Gaming
Monday, 28 December 2020 09:04

2020 is the year of Linux on the Nintendo 64


On its 20th birthday

Linux has been ported to the Nintendo 64 game console – a game console that was launched more than two decades ago.