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February 4, 2015
by sjvn01
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The best open-source software for serious Linux users

Everyone has their personal favorite programs, but some users are more serious about their software than others. One such group includes the people at LinuxQuestions. These are Linux experts who are kind enough to answer newbies’ endless questions. So when … Continue reading

January 29, 2015
by sjvn01
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The best open-source office suite, LibreOffice 4.4, gets new release

Who says you can’t have fast, good and cheap? The Document Foundation‘s latest release of the most popular open-source office suite, LibreOffice 4.4 is quite fast on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows; it works well on all three desktop … Continue reading

September 10, 2014
by sjvn01
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Red Hat Satellite 6 comes with improved server and cloud management

There are many ways to manage Linux systems. Some people still swear by shell scripts with their fine control. Others like high-level tools such as cPanel that enable them to control servers with broad strokes. But, for Red Hat Enterprise … Continue reading

August 19, 2014
by sjvn01
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Linux kernel source code repositories get better security

CHICAGO – Almost three years ago, crackers broke into the kernel.org, Linux’s most important site. While no damage was done, it was still worrisome. So, at the Linux Kernel Summit, the Linux Foundation announced that it was securing Linux’s Git … Continue reading