Distributions

The Linux Foundation

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Security tips
Linux installation best practices for workstation security vary by distribution. But, in general, there are some essential steps to take. Some are pretty obvious (i.e., choose good passphrases), while others are more involved.

Security Tips for Installing Linux on Your SysAdmin Workstation

Once you’ve chosen a Linux distro that meets all the security guidelines set out in our last article, you’ll need to install the distro on your...
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Manjaro settings
Manjaro Linux is easy to install and equally as easy to work with, making it suitable for every user -- from beginner to expert.

Manjaro: User-Friendly Arch Linux for Everyone

Arch Linux has never been known as a user-friendly Linux distribution. In fact, the whole premise of Arch requires the end user make a certain amount...
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Linux on Windows
Learn how to easily switch between Linux distros on Windows.

How to Use Different Linux Bash Shells in Windows 10

It’s no secret that Linux dominates the cloud, whether it’s a private cloud running on OpenStack or if it’s AWS or Microsoft Azure cloud.  Microsoft...
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The Linux Foundation

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Workstation Security Checklist
In this series, we’ll lay out a set of baseline recommendations for Linux workstation security. This article covers some considerations you should weigh when choosing a distribution.

How to Choose the Best Linux Distro for SysAdmin Workstation Security

Learn how to work from anywhere and keep your data, identity, and sanity. DOWNLOAD NOW If you’re a systems administrator choosing a Linux...
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10 (Mostly) Easy Linux Distros for Newbies

A fresh look at some of the more popular Linux distros (plus one non-Linux OS), and an impression of their ease of use. Linux has a bad rap as a...
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How to Install Docker on Fedora 25

So you want to take advantage of Docker. And why not? It's one of the most game-changing pieces of software to be developed in recent years. With...
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Chromebook tutorial
Learn how to get the best of both worlds and run your favorite Linux distro and Chrome OS side by side in this step-by-step guide.

How to Install Debian, Ubuntu, or Kali Linux on Your Chromebook

Chromebooks are steadily gaining market share. With the arrival of Android apps to the platform, Chromebooks have become an ideal platform for a very...
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Linus Torvalds on SHA-1 and Git: 'The Sky Isn't Falling'

Yes, SHA-1 has been cracked, but that doesn't mean your code in Git repositories is in any real danger of being hacked. The real worry about Google...
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Container-Friendly Alpine Linux May Get Java Port

Alpine Linux, a security-focused lightweight distribution of the platform, may get its own Java port. Alpine is popular with the Docker container...
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The Linux Foundation

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Workstation Security Checklist
In this series, we’ll lay out a set of baseline recommendations for Linux workstation security. This article covers some considerations you should weigh when choosing a distribution.

3 Security Features to Consider When Choosing a Linux Workstation

Learn how to work from anywhere and keep your data, identity, and sanity. DOWNLOAD NOW If your systems administrators are remote workers, you may...
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