Dell wants push more users from Mac and Windows to Linux with it’s Project Sputnik effort. In a world of PCs dominated by Windows and Macs, Dell’s line of “Project Sputnik” laptops with Ubuntu Linux have secured a cult following. ...

Here are some tips to help protect your sensitive data Over the past few years, millions of PCs from around the world have been locked or had their files encrypted by malicious programs designed to extort money from users. Collectively ...

You’ve done an outstanding job of setting up a backup for your files and folders. Your system is running like a champ, and all is smooth sailing. But truth be told, there’s this guy named Murphy…and he has a habit ...

Linux Mint is hardening its servers and planning changes to its operating system. Linux Mint users were exposed to a troubling vulnerability in February, when the Linux Mint website was hacked and distributed malware-infested ISOs for a day. The forum user ...

OnePlus might “Never Settle” for playing along with other brands. The Android OEM that has already made an iPhone case is this time collaborating with Canonical to bring the Ubuntu OS (formerly Ubuntu Touch OS) to the OnePlus One. Not ...

When Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella extolled his company’s love for Linux—an open source operating system it previously opposed—it would be natural to assume that commitment came with a few caveats. On Monday, the company doubled down on its love for ...

Gamers with AMD hardware may want to wait before upgrading thanks to the deprecation of AMD’s Catalyst Linux drivers Timing and support issues have left Ubuntu users with Radeon graphics cards in a bit of a pickle. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...

It is difficult to believe that the first Hadoop cluster was put into production at Yahoo, 10 years ago, on January 28th, 2006. Ten years ago nobody was aware that an open source technology, like Apache Hadoop will fire a ...

It was a lousy day for Linux Mint, a popular Linux desktop distribution. Clement Lefebvre, head of Linux Mint, revealed that the Mint web site had been hacked. Lefebvre wrote on Sunday, “Hackers made a modified Linux Mint ISO, with ...

The Cinnamon desktop environment has been at the fore of our recent new look into ubuntu vs mint installations We’re putting the paint roller down for this post. Instead, we will show you how to install the latest stable release of Cinnamon ...