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Elementary OS
Elementary OS is Jack's top-rated distribution for new Linux users; learn why in this review of the latest release.

Elementary OS Juno Brings Only Slight Changes to an Outstanding Platform

Elementary OS has been my distribution of choice for some time now. I find it a perfect blend of usability, elegance, and stability. Out of the box, Elementary doesn’t include a lot of apps, but it does offer plenty of style and all the apps you could want are an AppCenter away. And with the...
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Debian 9.5 Released: “Rock Solid” GNU/Linux Distro Arrives With Spectre v2 Fix

Following the fourth point release of Debian 9 “stretch” in March, the developers of the popular GNU/Linux distro have shipped the latest update to its stable distribution. For those who don’t know, Debian 9 is an LTS version that’ll remain supported for 5 years. As one would expect, this point...
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A SysAdmin's Guide to SELinux: 42 Answers to the Big Questions

"It is an important and popular fact that things are not always what they seem…" ―Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Security. Hardening. Compliance. Policy. The Four Horsemen of the SysAdmin Apocalypse. In addition to our daily tasks—monitoring, backup, implementation, tuning,...
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4MLinux
4MLinux is a very intriguing distribution that’s really hard to classify; Jack takes a closer look in this distro review.

4MLinux: More Than Just Another Lightweight Distro

I don’t want to get up on yet another “Here’s another lightweight Linux distribution to revive your aging hardware” soapbox. So many distributions make that promise, and most of them do an outstanding job of fulfilling their mission statement. Also, many of those distributions are fairly similar:...
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Best Free Linux Firewalls of 2018

A firewall is an important aspect of computer security these days, and most modern routers have one built in, which while helpful, can be difficult to configure. Fortunately there are also distributions (distros) of the free operating system Linux which have been specifically designed to function...
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Elive
Jack Wallen says if you like a lightning fast distribution with a Debian base, you can't go wrong with Elive.

Elive Brings Enlightenment to the Linux Desktop

For the longest time, Enlightenment was my Linux desktop of choice. It was incredibly fast, highly configurable, and gorgeous. Since that time, I’ve migrated to desktops that veer toward being simpler, more efficient to work with… but I always consider my years with E16 and E17 with great fondness...
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Hands-On with First Lubuntu 18.10 Build Featuring the LXQt Desktop by Default

The Lubuntu development team promised to finally switch from LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) to the more modern and actively maintained LXQt (Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment), and the switch is now official. Lubuntu developer Simon Quigley approached us earlier today to inform that...
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What’s New in Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS “Bionic Beaver” arrives with a default Gnome desktop and a new minimalist install option for desktop users. Canonical’s Ubuntu distribution for Linux has earned a reputation for being user-friendly, with editions aimed at desktop, server, cloud, and IoT users. This changelog tracks...
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Absolute LInux
Absolute Linux is a Slackware-based distro that you might find to have the perfect ratio of old-school looks and present-day usability.

Absolute Linux Offers Old School Charm, Thanks to Slackware

There are two things you can count on with Linux: Some distributions do a great job of pushing forward. Some distributions do a great job of clinging to the past. What this means is that, within the Linux landscape, you can find a distribution that perfectly fits your needs and your penchant...
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Linux Mint 19 "Tara" Won't Collect or Send Any of Your Personal or System Data

Now that Canonical released the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system, on which Linux Mint 19 "Tara" will be based, it's time for the Linux Mint team to finalize their releases. There's still no fixed release date for Linux Mint 19 "Tara," nor LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition) 3, but...
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