Linux still rules supercomputing
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Wednesday, 15 November 2017 11:35

Linux still rules supercomputing


It is running on to 500 machines

Looking at the November 2017 TOP500 Supercomputer list one thing is particularly clear – the open saucy Linux is king.

Munich has putsch against Linux
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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:51

Munich has putsch against Linux


Bring back Windows 10

Once the open sauce poster-boy Munich city council's administrative and personnel committee has decided to purge Linux from its desk-top and invite Windows 10 to return by 2020.

Linux desktop has not jumped in popularity
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Monday, 06 November 2017 12:21

Linux desktop has not jumped in popularity


Rumours of its popularity greatly exaggerated

Linux fanboys were dancing in the streets when NetMarketShare's desktop operating system analysis, which showed Linux leaping from 2.5 percent in July, to almost five percent in September.

Linux Mint team kills the KDE edition
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Friday, 27 October 2017 12:34

Linux Mint team kills the KDE edition


Not sure why it was there in the first place

The Linux Mint team has finally decided to pull the plug on the the KDE Edition.

Shuttleworth explains killing off Unity
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Wednesday, 25 October 2017 10:45

Shuttleworth explains killing off Unity


IPO in the works

Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has been telling the world+dog why he killed off Unity and it is all about getting busy, ready for an IPO.

Samsung will allow Linux on Note8, Galaxy S8 and S8+
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"Linux on Galaxy" uses same Linux kernel that powers Android

Samsung has announced it will soon become possible to run actual proper Linux on its Note8, Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones.

Linux faces a Munich crisis
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Monday, 16 October 2017 11:56

Linux faces a Munich crisis


What do you do when your poster-child is killed off?

One of the greatest Linux desktop flagship projects is going to be killed off by Munich city council because it costs too much.

2018 will be the year of the RISC V Linux processors
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Along with the year of the desktop and the year of the dog

Linux fanboys tend to announce a lot of “year of” events. There is the year of the desktop which appears to be every year and still never happens and now there is the year of RISC V Linux processor.

Microsoft will be the next key driver of Linux
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Monday, 18 September 2017 11:46

Microsoft will be the next key driver of Linux


Docker founder’s claim


A Docker and Google Cloud expert has packed her bags and headed to Microsoft claiming that Vole is going to be the next key Linux driver.

Linux Foundation President uses Apple OS
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Monday, 18 September 2017 11:31

Linux Foundation President uses Apple OS


While claiming that this year was the year of the Linux desktop

Jim Zemlin, President of the Linux Foundation, appears to have hit levels of fail unprecedented in the open saucy world.