Which direction will Linux users go? Love or hate Microsoft?

Microsoft and Linux: True Romance or Toxic Love?

Every now and then, you come across a news story that makes you choke on your coffee or splutter hot latte all over your monitor. Microsoft's recent proclamations of love for Linux is an outstanding example of such a story.


LibreOffice 5.0 Looking Good and Shipping This Week

LibreOffice 5.0 Looking Good and Shipping This Week

LibreOffice 5.0 ships this week, and it brings a host of improvements that users will be excited about. more>>

Twenty One Years of Linux Journal on One DVD

21 Years of Linux Journal on One DVD - Now Available

21 years of Linux Journal on one DVD. Order yours today and receive $10 off! more>>

Be a Mechanic...with Android and Linux!

"Check Engine Soon"—that little orange light on your car's instrument panel is possibly one of the more annoying things about modern automobiles. Ever had it pop on during a trip and wonder whether it was just something mundane, like your gas cap being loose, or whether it's something deathly serious and a piston could come shooting out the side of your engine block at any time? more>>

Web Administration Scripts

During the past month or so, I've also been dealing with an aggressive DDOS (that's a "distributed denial of service") attack on my server, one that's been a huge pain, as you might expect. What's odd is that with multiple domains on the same server, it's one of my less-popular sites that seems to have been the target of the attacks. more>>

Newswire: IBM Commits $1 Billion to Fuel Linux and Open Source Innovation on Power Systems

IBM has announced plans to invest US$1 billion in new Linux and open source technologies for IBM's Power Systems servers. The investment aims to help clients capitalize on big data and cloud computing with modern systems built to handle the new wave of applications coming to the datacentre in the post-PC era. more>>

Sponsored by: IBM

Android Candy: Pocket

Most people are familiar with Instapaper and Read It Later. Those types of services are great for tagging Web articles for later reading, and in the case of Read It Later (now called "Pocket"), they do a wonderful job of copying articles off-line for reading when the Internet isn't available. more>>


ZaTab: ZaReason's Open Tablet

Quite a few options exist as far as Android tablets go. Some of them are great choices for personal entertainment and media consumption. Google's new Nexus 7 is a powerful little beast designed to serve up media from Google Play. Amazon's Kindle Fire is a great device for tapping Amazon's extensive content offerings. more>>

An Introduction to GCC Compiler Intrinsics in Vector Processing

Speed is essential in multimedia, graphics and signal processing. Sometimes programmers resort to assembly language to get every last bit of speed out of their machines. GCC offers an intermediate between assembly and standard C that can get you more speed and processor features without having to go all the way to assembly language: compiler intrinsics. more>>

Mr. Beer Archer's Orchard 2-Gallon Hard Cider Home Brew Kit

Free As In Beer

Enter to win prizes from Linux Journal each day during the month of November. Today's prize is the Mr. Beer Archer's Orchard 2-Gallon Hard Cider Home Brew Kit. more>>

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