With Windows NT 5.0 delayed again and again, Microsoft didn’t notice yet another competitor nipping at its heels.
Recent Linux Stories
Microsoft announced today that it is supporting the addition of its exFAT file system to the Linux kernel.
IBM announced today that it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of commercial open source pioneer Red Hat.
Future versions of Windows 10 will ship with a real Linux kernel that offers dramatically better WSL performance.
Opera 57 brings a smarter news recommendation engine with an integrated Netflix recommendations section to its start page.
IBM announced today that it will acquire open source firm Red Hat for approximately $34 billion in cash and debt.
Linux inventor and maintainer Linus Torvalds has apologized for his abusive behavior towards others in the community.
I've been using Windows for over 20 years, but I've always tested its most important competitors as well. The resulting perspective is important.
For the past few years, Google has been quietly working on a new operating system called Fuchsia which many believe could replace Android.
Bill Gates once remarked that Windows was the most versatile software that the world had ever seen. Nope.
Microsoft announced a new operating system for IoT called Azure Sphere OS. But here's the shocker: It's based on Linux, not on Windows.
Microsoft launches new tool that lets anyone build their custom Linux distros for the Windows Subsytem for Linux in Windows 10.
Kali Linux has joined a growing list of Linux environments that are available in Windows 10's Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).
The city of Barcelona plans to switch to Linux and other Open Source software solutions by the end of 2018.
Microsoft announced this week that it has made the initial release of PowerShell Core available on Windows, macOS, and Linux.
Here's a list of what I consider to be the top four alternatives to Windows 10 S.
The Windows Subsystem for Linux is now available in Windows Insider builds of Windows Server.
Ubuntu Linux is now available to those using newer builds of the Windows 10 Insider Preview as well.
Two SUSE Linux environments---Linux Enterprise Server 12 and openSUSE Leap 42---are now available in newer Windows 10 Insider Preview builds.
SUSE announced this week that it now supports the Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10. So you can now use SUSE Bash instead of Ubuntu if you'd like.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced today that it has brought its PIXEL desktop environment to PC and Mac.
If you're feeling a little frosty this morning, it might be because hell just froze over: Microsoft announced today that it is bringing full-featured Skype experiences to Linux (!), Chromebook and the Chrome web browser.
A few tidbits from around the web: Microsoft's March 2016 evaluation VMs, Microsoft's (sort of) Linux distribution, layoffs at Sonos and a look to the future, Samsung vague but positive on Galaxy S7 pre-orders, and yes, the Nexus 6P is getting updated this month too.
An interesting new startup seeks to bring 5 billion in emerging markets into the personal computing age. But the company---called Endless---isn't doing so with trendier new products likes phones or tablets. Instead, it is focusing on desktop PCs.
It seems like everything is available in HDMI stick form lately: Miracast, Roku, FireTV and now even real PCs. Intel's entry is the Intel Compute Stick,