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​What's the Most Popular Linux of Them All?

Let's cut to the chase. Android is the most popular of all Linux distributions. Period. End of statement. But that's not the entire story. But,...
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Viperr Linux
Jack says Viperr Linux feels very much old school, with a bit of new-school technology inside.

Viperr Linux Keeps Crunchbang Alive with a Fedora Flair

Do you remember Crunchbang Linux? Crunchbang (often referred to as #!) was a fan-favorite, Debian-based distribution that focused on using a bare...
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8 Ways Linux Is Taking Over the World

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator. It’s a 17-mile long circular tube that’s buried 175...
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Redcore Linux
Redcore Linux succeeds in bringing Gentoo to the masses, says Jack Wallen.

Redcore Linux Makes Gentoo Easy

Raise your hand if you’ve always wanted to try Gentoo Linux but never did because you didn’t have either the time or the skills to invest in such a...
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How Many Linux Users Are There Anyway?

True, desktop Linux has never taken off. But, even so, Linux has millions of desktop users. Don't believe me? Let's look at the numbers. There are...
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Jack Wallen has reviewed many different Linux distributions over the years in order to make your life easier. Check out his picks for a distro to suit your needs.

Best Linux Distributions: Find One That's Right for You

The landscape of Linux is vast and varied.  And, if you’re considering migrating to the open source platform or just thinking about trying a new...
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Linux All-in-One: Slimbook Curve Comes with Your Distro of Choice Pre-Installed

Spanish computer maker Slimbook has unveiled the Slimbook Curve, an all-in-one with a 24-inch curved screen made for GNU/Linux. The all-in-one is...
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MX Linux
Jack Wallen says this distro can make anyone feel right at home on Linux. Image courtesy: MX Linux.

MX Linux: A Mid-Weight Distro Focused on Simplicity

There are so many distributions of Linux. Some of those distributions go a very long way to differentiate themselves. In other cases, the differences...
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Container players say the future belongs to containerized OS, but others may disagree.

Containerization, Atomic Distributions, and the Future of Linux

Linux has come a long way since Linus Torvalds announced it in 1991. It has become the dominant operating system in the enterprise space. And,...
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Bring Your Own Linux to Windows with New Open Source Tool

After starting with Ubuntu, Microsoft has added a number of Linux distributions to its Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Linux runtime environment. A...
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