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New Container Image Standard Promises More Portable Apps

I've written about containers before, and I've waxed lyrical about the multitude of benefits they bring to DevOps and cloud computing. more>>

Canonical and BQ's Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet

Canonical's broad vision for Ubuntu Linux is to offer a single, converged personal computing experience across devices. more>>

AdaCore's SPARK Pro

With this new version of the SPARK Pro toolset, AdaCore comes one step closer to its goal of making the writing of proven software both efficient and pleasant. more>>

Kolab Systems AG and Collabora's CloudSuite

The chemistry created by the Kolab Systems-Collabora Productivity partnership enabled CloudSuite, the first 100% open-source, enterprise-grade cloud office suite. more>>

Linaro Announces Software Reference Platform for ARM

With the launch of its Software Reference Platform for ARMv8-A processors, Linaro is proud to enable both a complete end-to-end open-source server software stack and access to ent more>>

Are You Doing Something Extraordinary with Linux?

Every month, Linux Journal features a person doing interesting or extraordinary things using Linux. Are you that person? Leave us a comment here. (Tell us a little about what you're doing. more>>

Zappix Visual IVR

Zappix's development of its Visual IVR customer service platform is informed by research showing that 77% of consumers report that valuing their time is the most important element of good service. more>>

Bruce Douglass' Agile Systems Engineering (Published by Morgan Kaufmann)

System engineers in aerospace, defense, automotive, transportation and rail, not to mention embedded software developers across disciplines, will be drawn to the ideas in Dr Bruce Douglass' new book Agile Sy more>>

New Wine Release

Switching from Windows to Linux is easier than ever. There was a time when running Linux required a lot of CLI know-how and confidence, but today's graphical environments are extremely user-friendly and responsive. more>>

Samsung's SmartThings

If you pick up a Samsung Smart TV this year, you'll be certain to find "Linux Inside" in many ways. Samsung continues to build on its Tizen-powered Smart TV UI, which this year it will enhance with integrated SmartThings IoT hub technology, enabling the TV as the control center for a smart home. more>>

What's the Kernel Space of Democracy?

No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.—Winston Churchill more>>

Ubuntu on Windows?

With Microsoft and Canonical working together on a number of projects, the Internet has been rife with speculation and rumors. more>>

UbuntuBSD

What do you do when the developers of your operating system make a design choice you hate? more>>

April 2016 Issue of Linux Journal

Linux Does Stuff

We're huge fans of open source here at Linux Journal, which I'm sure comes as no surprise to anyone. more>>

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group's PostgreSQL

With Gartner predicting that 70% of new applications soon will be deployed on an open-source relational database, purveyors of proprietary DBMSes surely long for the golden lock-in age of yore. more>>

A New Design Book for LibreOffice

Once upon a time, new software shipped with massive manuals the size of telephone directories. more>>

Parts of a Slow Web Application

In my last article, I started discussing how to optimize a Web application, looking at the different aspects of an app and where the slowness might come from. more>>

AWS EC2 VPC CLI

There's just something about the fresh start you get with a new job. Both my previous job and my new one began with the opportunity to build a new infrastructure from scratch. In both cases, as is common with startup infrastructure in its early stages, everything was to be built using Amazon Web Services (AWS), specifically using its Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) infrastructure. more>>

The Linux Foundation's Automotive Grade Linux

You couldn't ask for a better segue than this, from Smith's book about the pitfalls of automotive security to our community's solution to them—that is, The Linux Foundation's Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) n more>>