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Raspbian, The Raspberry Pi OS, Updated With Interface And Performance Improvements

Raspbian, the de facto operating system on the Raspberry Pi, got a big update today. The update’s based on the most recent version of Debian, called “Jessie,” and brings along a bunch of minor interface tweaks and performance improvements.

Microsoft Launches Big Data Processing Service In Azure For Linux

Microsoft has released a Linux version of its Hadoop distribution, HDInsight, used to process streams of unstructured data through its cloud computing service, Azure. Here are the details.

Run Linux Destop Sessions In A Web Browser With Icebergs

Icebergs is a start-up that’s offering a cloud service that lets you run Linux desktop sessions in a web browser using HTML5. The goal is to allow programming work to be done on any machine without having to install Linux every time.

Chrome's Dev Channel Mutes Auto-Play Media Opened In The Background

Ever open a YouTube video in a new tab, only to find that it’s started playing without you? Or a page that starts playing music before you’re ready? Chrome’s latest update will now mute those by default, until you navigate to the tab yourself.

The Forest Of The Clouds Desktop

Winter is nearly over. If you’re not a fan of spring, you can keep the icy mornings alive with this linux desktop. It’s crisp, refreshing and easy to set up. Here’s how to replicate the look.

IBM Brings Big Guns To Linux Party With Gargantuan Enterprise Mainframes

IBM has come out with some powerful hardware which aims to boost the popularity of mainframe servers running the Linux open source OS in large organisations. The vendor has introduced the LinuxOne line with a mainframe that can scale out to 8000 virtual servers. Here’s more information on the announcement.

Kali Linux 2.0 Is Here With A Redesigned Interface, Easy Updates, And More

Kali Linux is an incredibly powerful tool for testing network vulnerabilities and today it’s getting a lot easier to use with a new new interface, automatic updates, and more.

Lifehacker Pack For Linux 2015: Our List Of The Essential Linux Apps

With so many flavours of Linux and the awesome apps in their repositories, finding the right app for getting things done can be tough. In our annual Lifehacker Pack for Linux, we’re highlighting the must-have downloads for better productivity, communication, media management, and more.

Find The Perfect Linux-Compatible PC With Ubuntu's Hardware Database

Some PCs are more difficult to run Linux on than others — it’s all about the drivers. Some laptops are available with Linux pre-installed, but plenty aren’t — even though they may make great Linux PCs. The Ubuntu Certified Hardware database helps you find Linux-compatible PCs. Is A Command-Line Only, GPG-Encrypted Password Manager

If your work keeps you at the command line, or you just prefer terminal windows to heavier apps, gives you a way to manage your passwords in a secure, encrypted local container. Of course, it’s only accessible via the command line.

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