linux

  • SteamOS Hits Major Milestone

    SteamOS Hits Major Milestone

    Steam now boasts more than 1,000 gaming titles for Linux, and therefore, SteamOS. Everything from indie games to AAA titles are available from the service. Best yet, even more titles are regularly popping up, with 14 games launching this week alone. Read More

  • Red Hat Launches Its Docker-Centric Atomic Host Linux Distribution

    Red Hat Launches Its Docker-Centric Atomic Host Linux Distribution

    Almost a year ago, Red Hat announced its plans to launch a Docker-centric version of its Enterprise Linux distribution and after a long beta, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Atomic Host is now generally available. With Atomic Host, Red Hat is throwing its hat into the Docker ring and joining the likes of CoreOS in the enterprise container OS space. Project Atomic, which forms the basis of… Read More

  • Purism Aims To Build A Philosophically Pure Laptop

    Purism Aims To Build A Philosophically Pure Laptop

    Purism Librem 15 is a laptop that is not free as in beer but it is instead free as in “absolutely free and open and uncontrolled by outside forces ensures complete control of every aspect of the hardware at all times.” And that’s a good thing. Created by Todd Weaver, the laptop is being funded on CrowdSupply and has already hit $270,000, surpassing its $250,000 goal. An… Read More

  • Canonical’s “Snappy Ubuntu” Lands On AWS

    Canonical’s “Snappy Ubuntu” Lands On AWS

    Canonical’s stripped down “Snappy” edition of Ubuntu Core is now available on Amazon’s AWS cloud computing platform. If you’ve followed along over the last few weeks, that’s not a major surprise. Snappy first launched on Microsoft Azure at the beginning of this month and then arrived on Google’s Compute Engine platform earlier this week. It was… Read More

  • Canonical’s Stripped-Down “Snappy” Ubuntu Comes To Google’s Compute Engine

    Canonical’s Stripped-Down “Snappy” Ubuntu Comes To Google’s Compute Engine

    A week ago, Canonical released the first alpha version of its new minimalist “Snappy” edition of Ubuntu Core for container farms. To the surprise of many, the launch partner for Snappy was Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform. Starting today, however, you will also be able to use this version of Ubuntu on Google’s Compute Engine. Google has clearly made support… Read More

  • Red Hat Launches Linux Container Beta With Docker And Google Kubernetes Support

    Red Hat Launches Linux Container Beta With Docker And Google Kubernetes Support

    Red Hat recognizes the changing face of enterprise computing involves containerization technology and to that end, they announced a Beta release of their Linux container platform called Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host. Containerization is a new trend that offers a more efficient and faster way to deliver applications than virtual machine technology. In a sense, it’s another step… Read More

  • Netflix Is Finally Coming To Linux Without The Need For Hacky Tricks

    Netflix Is Finally Coming To Linux Without The Need For Hacky Tricks

    If you’re sitting in the itty-bitty overlapping sliver on the Venn Diagram of “People who use Ubuntu” and “People who can’t figure out how to use user agent spoofing and other trickery to make Netflix work on Ubuntu” — Good news! Netflix is likely (finally) coming to Ubuntu soon. Read More

  • CoreOS Raises $8M Series A Round, Launches Managed Linux As A Service

    CoreOS Raises $8M Series A Round, Launches Managed Linux As A Service

    CoreOS, a Linux distribution optimized for very large server deployments, today announced that it has raised a $8 million Series A funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers with follow-on investments by Sequoia Capital and Fuel Capital. This comes after a previous investment from Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital last year. Read More

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Is Here, Guarantees 10 Years Of Support

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Is Here, Guarantees 10 Years Of Support

    Red Hat released version 7.0 of their Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) flagship operating system today. It boasts Windows interoperability, a new default file system, Docker containerization and guarantees 10 years of support across any future major or minor releases. Perhaps most importantly it updates the underlying Linux kernel that was used in RHEL 6.x from 2.6.32 to 3.10. All of this… Read More

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