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If you want privacy you need to run Linux

Windows is unsafe by design, and macOS isn’t a lot better. But even Linux distros that have joined the mainstream by becoming less scary are much safer.

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Self-protection is key to Linux kernel security

Finding and fixing Linux security vulnerabilities amounts to the usual whack-a-mole. The real solution is to harden the Linux kernel and let it protect itself.

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Details emerge about Intel's super-small Euclid computer for robots

Intel is getting proficient at developing small computers. First came the Compute Sticks and then credit-card Compute Cards. But there's nothing like the super-small Euclid computer for robots and more details have emerged on its...

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As with PCs, you can now customize Raspberry Pi-like computers

The Raspberry Pi 3 is a great product, but it can't be customized. Users may want more storage or a faster processor, but have to settle for what's on the board computer.

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It's time to start planning for SQL Server on Linux

You can treat SQL Server on Linux as a new deployment option, not a whole new database. That means you can choose the operating system that best fits your project.

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MongoDB ransomware attacks and lessons learned

With tens of thousands of databases being held for hostage, it's time to focus on underlying problems and strategies.

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Using Unix commands to profile your users

Unix commands can help you get a feel for how your users are working and what's usual or unusual about their command line activities

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17 Unix tricks for a happy 2017

Some useful tips and tricks to get 2017 off to a good start

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Five rock-solid Linux distros for developers

Developers want power, flexibility, stability, and ease, and these Linux distributions have it all

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This Intel board computer can be a powerful Ubuntu 16.04 Linux PC

If you want a PC with Ubuntu Linux, you can turn to Intel's Joule single-board computer instead of buying a more expensive PC.

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Merry Linux to you!

Christmas songs with lyrics slightly altered to celebrate the OS we love

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Technology needs to get out of its own way

Instead of increasing complexity, trimming bloat is a tech trend apt to lead future productivity gains.

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Unix tip: Cleaning up your files

Removing, moving, and renaming files with troublesome names and files extracted to the wrong location

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Unix tip: Getting smarter and faster with vi

Some handy tricks for using vi more effectively amd efficiently

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AMD strengthens gaming and VR on Linux with graphics improvements

Windows is the indisputable platform of choice for gaming and VR, but Linux is catching up fast as graphics companies ramp driver up and hardware support for the OS.

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8 free virtual appliances you’ll love

These prebuilt LAMP, MEAN, ELK, WordPress, and other handy stacks amount to gain without pain for developers and admins.

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Unix tip: Making umask work for you

How the umask setting works

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Linux hardening: A 15-step checklist for a secure Linux server

The negative career implications of choosing not to harden your Kali Linux host are severe, so here are the necessary steps to make your Linux host secure, including how to use penetration testing and Kali Linux to get the job done.

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