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Date / TimeStory
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @10:11AM Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:22PM Jolla Partners With SSH To Create Sailfish Secure
Monday February 23, 2015 @12:35AM Linux Kernel Switching To Linux v4.0, Coming With Many New Addons
Saturday February 21, 2015 @01:17PM Apple Will Let Users Test iOS Beta Versions For the First Time
Thursday February 19, 2015 @01:30PM Microsoft's First Azure Hosted Service Is Powered By Linux
Thursday February 12, 2015 @01:53PM Live Patching Now Available For Linux
Saturday February 07, 2015 @07:34PM The First Ubuntu Phone Is Here, With Underwhelming Hardware
Friday February 06, 2015 @05:37PM Automakers Move Toward OTA Software Upgrades
Friday February 06, 2015 @05:31PM Kickstarted Firefox OS HDMI Dongle Delayed, DRM Support Being Added
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:07AM Greg KH Favors Rolling Release Distros
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @03:55PM Google Quietly Unveils Android 5.1 Lollipop
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:21PM How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft
Friday January 30, 2015 @07:28PM Wi-Fi Issues Continue For OS X Users Despite Updates
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:50PM Windows 10: Charms Bar Removed, No Start Screen For Desktops
Sunday January 25, 2015 @03:56PM DirectX 12 Lies Dormant Within Microsoft's Recent Windows 10 Update
Saturday January 24, 2015 @05:29PM Surface RT Devices Won't Get Windows 10
Friday January 23, 2015 @06:26PM Google Just Made It Easier To Run Linux On Your Chromebook
Thursday January 22, 2015 @09:19AM User Plea Means EISA Support Not Removed From Linux
Thursday January 22, 2015 @08:23AM Windows Server 2003 Reaches End of Life In July
Sunday January 18, 2015 @12:47AM Why Run Linux On Macs?
Thursday January 15, 2015 @10:47AM Ask Slashdot: Migrating a Router From Linux To *BSD?
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @09:39AM Microsoft Ends Mainstream Support For Windows 7
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:57AM Ask Slashdot: Linux Distro For Hybrid Laptop?
Monday January 05, 2015 @01:10PM The Missing Piece of the Smart Home Revolution: The Operating System
Sunday January 04, 2015 @02:59PM The missing piece of the smart home revolution: The operating system
Thursday December 25, 2014 @10:18PM Linux 3.19 Kernel To Start 2015 With Many New Features
Sunday December 14, 2014 @02:50PM Forbes Blasts Latests Windows 7 Patch as Malware
Friday December 12, 2014 @08:20PM Ask Slashdot: Best Software To Revive PocketPCs With Windows Mobile 5-6?
Friday December 12, 2014 @01:37PM Ford Ditches Microsoft Partnership On Sync, Goes With QNX
Friday November 21, 2014 @06:35PM Windows Kernel Version Bumped To 10.0
Thursday November 20, 2014 @01:05PM Ask Slashdot: Workaday Software For BSD On the Desktop?
Sunday November 16, 2014 @05:42PM Ars Dissects Android's Problems With Big Screens -- Including In Lollipop
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:25PM Microsoft Aims To Offer Windows 10 Upgrades For All Windows Phone 8 Lumias
Friday November 14, 2014 @04:59PM FreeBSD 10.1 Released
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:34AM Android 5.0 'Lollipop' vs. iOS 8: More Similar Than Ever
Thursday November 06, 2014 @01:37PM OpenSUSE 13.2 Released
Sunday November 02, 2014 @03:56PM Windows 8 and 8.1 Pass 15% Market Share, Windows XP Drops Below 20% Mark
Saturday November 01, 2014 @02:22PM OpenBSD 5.6 Released
Saturday November 01, 2014 @10:38AM Kubuntu 15.04 Will Be Based On KDE5
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @10:51AM OEM Windows 7 License Sales End This Friday
Monday October 27, 2014 @06:05PM Raging debate over systemd exposes the two factions tugging at modern-day Linux
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @01:52PM The Classic Control Panel In Windows May Be Gone
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @10:24AM Xerox Alto Source Code Released To Public
Monday October 20, 2014 @02:44PM Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork
Monday October 20, 2014 @01:14PM More Eye Candy Coming To Windows 10
Monday October 20, 2014 @08:56AM Ubuntu Turns 10
Sunday October 19, 2014 @07:03PM If You're Connected, Apple Collects Your Data
Saturday October 11, 2014 @09:33AM Windows Users, Get Ready For a Bigger-Than-Usual Patch Tuesday
Thursday October 09, 2014 @07:29AM Systemd Adding Its Own Console To Linux Systems
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:59PM Possible Reason Behind Version Hop to Windows 10: Compatibility
Thursday October 02, 2014 @12:24PM Lost Opportunity? Windows 10 Has the Same Minimum PC Requirements As Vista
Thursday October 02, 2014 @06:40AM Will Windows 10 Finally Address OS Decay?
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @01:05PM Microsoft Announces Windows 10
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @08:50AM Microsoft's Asimov System To Monitor Users' Machines In Real Time
Friday September 26, 2014 @07:04PM OpenMandriva Lx 2014.1 Released
Friday September 26, 2014 @05:32PM OpenMandriva Lx 2014.1 Released
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @09:27AM Fedora 21 Alpha Released
Sunday September 21, 2014 @09:27AM Fork of Systemd Leads To Lightweight Uselessd
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @11:50AM New Release of MINIX 3 For x86 and ARM Is NetBSD Compatible
Saturday September 13, 2014 @09:00AM Linux distro to vampire XP install?
Saturday September 13, 2014 @05:53AM City of Turin To Switch From Windows To Linux and Save 6M Euros
Thursday September 11, 2014 @01:56PM The State of ZFS on Linux - ClusterHQ
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @09:06AM New Windows Coming In Late September -- But Which One?
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @07:06AM Linux 3.17-rc2 Release Marks 23 Years of the Linux Kernel
Sunday August 24, 2014 @02:22PM Munich Council Say Talk of LiMux Demise Is Greatly Exaggerated
Sunday August 24, 2014 @09:22AM A New Homegrown OS For China Could Arrive By October
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @12:08PM Linus Torvalds Want to Dominate the Desktop
Monday August 18, 2014 @01:33PM Linux Kernel Git Repositories Add 2-Factor Authentication
Thursday July 31, 2014 @02:37PM HP Gives OpenVMS New Life and Path To X86 Port
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @03:01PM seL4 Verified Microkernel Now Open Source
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @09:06AM Samsung Delays Tizen Phone Launch
Monday July 28, 2014 @09:35PM Ask Slashdot: Where Can I Find Resources On Programming For Palm OS 5?
Sunday July 27, 2014 @05:03PM Valencia Linux School Distro Saves 36 Million Euro
Friday July 25, 2014 @09:01PM Microsoft's CEO Says He Wants to Unify Windows
Thursday July 24, 2014 @02:21PM Mac OS X Yosemite Beta Opens
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:05AM Exodus Intelligence Details Zero-Day Vulnerabilities In Tails OS
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @08:55AM KDE Releases Plasma 5
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @02:41AM KDE Releases Plasma 5
Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:44AM Prof. Andy Tanenbaum Retires From Vrije University
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @06:50AM CentOS Linux Version 7 Released On x86_64
Sunday July 06, 2014 @08:01AM Operating System U Aims For The Year of Linux Desktop
Monday June 30, 2014 @05:32PM FreeDOS Is 20 Years Old
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @12:09PM Google I/O 2014 Begins [updated]
Monday June 16, 2014 @04:09PM Linux for the PlayStation 1
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:26AM Mozilla To Sell '$25' Firefox OS Smartphones In India
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @03:40PM CyanogenMod Domain Hijacked
Saturday June 07, 2014 @12:39AM Open Source Robot OS Finds Niches From Farms To Space
Monday June 02, 2014 @02:11AM A Different Kind of Linux Smartphone: Samsung To Sell Tizen-Based Model Z
Sunday June 01, 2014 @01:28PM HP (Re-)Announces a 14" Android Laptop
Saturday May 31, 2014 @02:40PM After the Sun (Microsystems) Sets, the Real Stories Come Out
Sunday May 25, 2014 @06:01PM Haiku Gains Support For Current Radeon HD Cards
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @09:13AM Learn Linux from Linus himself!
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @09:12AM Renesas to Advance Embedded Open Source OS for Linux Foundation
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @02:45PM China Bans Government Purchases of Windows 8
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @10:52AM China Bans Government Purchases of Windows 8
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @07:08AM China excludes Windows 8 from new government computers,plans to migrate to Linux
Monday May 19, 2014 @02:27PM Linux Sucks (Video)
Sunday May 18, 2014 @05:23AM Tux3 Could Finally Make It Into The Mainline Linux Kernel
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:17AM 5-Year-Old Linux Kernel Bug Fixed
Thursday May 08, 2014 @07:32AM Ask Slashdot: Practical Alternatives To Systemd?
Sunday May 04, 2014 @01:38PM Linus Torvalds Receives IEEE Computer Pioneer Award
Thursday May 01, 2014 @02:29PM Canonical (Nearly) Halts Development of Ubuntu For Android
Thursday May 01, 2014 @11:56AM OpenBSD 5.5 Released
Thursday April 17, 2014 @01:43PM Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr Released
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @07:40AM Meet the Diehards Who Refuse To Move On From Windows XP
Sunday April 06, 2014 @11:11PM Should Microsoft Be Required To Extend Support For Windows XP?
Friday March 28, 2014 @08:13PM Ask Slashdot: How To Handle Unfixed Linux Accessibility Bugs?
Friday March 14, 2014 @02:46PM Google and Microsoft Both Want To Stop Dual-Boot Windows/Android Device
Thursday March 13, 2014 @02:46PM Microsoft Dumping License Fees For Windows Phone?
Thursday March 13, 2014 @07:34AM Replicant Hackers Find and Close Samsung Galaxy Back-door
Sunday March 09, 2014 @08:41AM Google Blocking Asus's Android-Windows "Duet"?
Saturday March 08, 2014 @05:07PM Ars Technica Reviews Leaked Windows 8.1 Update
Friday March 07, 2014 @06:18PM Firefox OS Will Become the Mobile OS To Beat
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @08:19PM Microsoft's Attempt To Convert Users From Windows XP Backfires
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @08:18PM Website Simulates Amiga OS
Monday February 24, 2014 @09:56PM Ford Dumping Windows For QNX In New Vehicles
Sunday February 23, 2014 @09:26AM Microsoft Confirms Windows 8.1 Spring Update, To Focus On Non-touch Devices
Saturday February 22, 2014 @01:34PM Microsoft Said To Cut Windows Price 70% For Low Cost Devices
Thursday February 20, 2014 @04:52PM BSD Real-Time Operating System NuttX Makes Its 100th Release: NuttX 6.33
Thursday February 20, 2014 @09:44AM With 'Virgin' Developers, Microsoft Could Fork Android
Thursday February 13, 2014 @08:52AM Nokia Turns To Android To Regain Share In Emerging Markets
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @10:07AM Red Hat Hires CentOS Developers
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @08:33AM GNU Hurd Gets Improvements: User-Space Driver Support and More
Sunday February 09, 2014 @09:51PM Wine On Android Starts Allowing Windows Binaries On Android/ARM
Sunday February 09, 2014 @02:45PM Windows Replacement? ReactOS 0.3.16 Gets Themes, CSRSS Rewrite, and More
Saturday February 08, 2014 @09:13PM Is Whitelisting the Answer To the Rise In Data Breaches?
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @11:28AM Who's Writing Linux These Days?
Friday January 24, 2014 @09:07PM Google Raises the Ante at CanSecWest With $2.7M In Pwnium Prize Money
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @12:25PM HP Brings Back Windows 7 'By Popular Demand' As Buyers Shun Windows 8
Sunday January 19, 2014 @11:32PM Linux 3.13 Released
Sunday January 19, 2014 @10:48PM Romanian Bitcoin Entrepreneur Steps In To Pay OpenBSD Shortfall
Friday January 17, 2014 @08:50PM Microsoft Quietly Fixes Windows XP Resource Hog Problem
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @07:28PM Red Hat To Help Develop CentOS
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @11:35AM Google Ports Capsicum To Linux, and Other End-of-Year Capsicum News
Sunday December 29, 2013 @08:54PM PC Plus Packs Windows and Android Into Same Machine
Sunday December 29, 2013 @03:18PM Kernel DBus Now Boots With Systemd On Fedora
Thursday December 26, 2013 @02:34PM How Ya Gonna Get 'Em Down On the UNIX Farm?
Sunday December 22, 2013 @12:53PM Evad3rs Announce iOS 7 Jailbreak For Latest Apple Devices
Saturday December 21, 2013 @07:27PM Microsoft's Ticking Time Bomb Is Windows XP
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @11:58AM Fedora 20 Released
Sunday December 15, 2013 @08:21PM Theo De Raadt Says FreeBSD Is Just Catching Up On Security
Saturday December 14, 2013 @06:29PM Under the Hood of SteamOS
Friday December 13, 2013 @07:45PM Valve Releases Debian-Based SteamOS Beta
Thursday December 12, 2013 @12:36PM Google Brings AmigaOS to Chrome Via Native Client Emulation
Thursday December 05, 2013 @08:51AM China Prefers Sticking With Dying Windows XP To Upgrading
Monday December 02, 2013 @05:23AM CentOS Linux Version 6.5 Released
Saturday November 30, 2013 @05:01PM Sailfish Can Officially Be Installed To Android Devices
Thursday November 28, 2013 @08:53AM CyanogenMod Installer Removed From Google Play Store
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @09:57AM DragonFlyBSD 3.6 Brings AMD/Intel Graphics Drivers & Better SMP Scaling
Thursday November 21, 2013 @03:24PM Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Released, Embraces Docker Containers
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @12:18PM Contiki 2.7 Released
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @09:06AM openSUSE 13.1 released, reviewed!
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:46PM Yearly FreeBSD Foundation Fundraising Campaign Is On
Friday November 15, 2013 @06:31PM MenuetOS, an OS Written Entirely In Assembly Language, Inches Towards 1.0
Monday November 04, 2013 @03:27AM Linux 3.12 Release, Linux 4.0 Kernel With Only Bug-Fixes Proposed
Sunday November 03, 2013 @10:09PM Shutdown Illustrates How Fast US Gov't Can Update Its Websites
Sunday November 03, 2013 @08:01PM Linux 3.12 Released, Linus Proposes Bug Fix-Only 4.0
Saturday November 02, 2013 @12:19PM CyanogenMod 10.2 M1 Released
Saturday November 02, 2013 @08:24AM OpenBSD 5.4 Released
Thursday October 31, 2013 @02:03PM Android KitKat Released
Thursday October 24, 2013 @09:23AM HP Seeks Buyer For WebOS Patents
Sunday October 20, 2013 @07:16PM Your Next Network Operating System Is Linux
Friday October 18, 2013 @01:52AM Your Next Network Operating System is Linux
Thursday October 17, 2013 @10:00AM Ubuntu, Kubuntu 13.10 Unleashed
Thursday October 17, 2013 @07:17AM Windows 8.1 Rolls Out Today
Thursday October 17, 2013 @06:03AM Ubuntu 13.10 'Saucy Salamander' Final has been released!
Sunday October 13, 2013 @03:22AM JavaScript-Based OpenRISC Emulator Can Run Linux, GCC, Wayland
Saturday October 05, 2013 @02:11PM Microsoft Reportedly Seeks To Put Windows Phone On Android Devices
Saturday September 28, 2013 @05:18AM New Unix Implementation Turns 30
Saturday September 28, 2013 @05:10AM GNU Hurd 0.5, GNU Mach 1.4, GNU MIG 1.4 Released
Friday September 27, 2013 @06:34PM GNU Hurd 0.5, GNU Mach 1.4, GNU MIG 1.4 released
Saturday September 21, 2013 @10:11AM Twelve Keynote Videos From LinuxCon 2013
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @12:28PM Linux 3.12 Merge Window Closes With Release of Linux 3.12-rc1
Monday September 16, 2013 @09:48PM SkyOS Now Free (As In Beer)
Sunday September 08, 2013 @10:06PM Thought Experiment: The Ultimate Creative Content OS
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @06:52AM Kubuntu Announces Commercial Support
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @06:52AM Linux 3.11 Released
Thursday August 29, 2013 @05:49PM Inside OS X Mavericks
Sunday August 25, 2013 @11:11PM Linux 3.11-rc7 Release Celebrates 22 Years of Linux
Sunday August 25, 2013 @09:32AM Windows 8.1 RTM Trickling Out, With Start Menu and Boot-to-Desktop
Thursday August 22, 2013 @07:52AM German Government Warns Windows 8 Is an Unacceptable Security Risk
Thursday August 22, 2013 @07:21AM LG Reportedly Working On a Firefox OS Phone
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @03:17PM Is the Stable Linux Kernel Moving Too Fast?
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @09:56AM Lining Up The Four Open Source Mobile Contenders
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @06:57AM The Steady Decline of Unix
Friday August 16, 2013 @04:21PM Happy birthday, Debian!
Thursday August 15, 2013 @03:01PM Red Hat CEO: Bring On the Clones
Thursday August 15, 2013 @07:25AM Android 4.3 Based CyanogenMod 10.2 Nightlies Arrive
Monday August 12, 2013 @08:16AM Elementary OS 0.2 "Luna" Released
Monday August 12, 2013 @07:49AM Elementary OS 0.2 "Luna" Released
Thursday August 08, 2013 @10:51AM NVIDIA Open Sources SHIELD's Operating System
Friday July 26, 2013 @06:26PM Windows NT Turns 20
Thursday July 25, 2013 @01:40AM The Rise of Linux In In-Vehicle Infotainment
Wednesday July 24, 2013 @10:36AM The history of Linux for mobile devices - in screenshots!
Friday July 12, 2013 @05:24PM Linux 3.11 Features Fall Into Place With Merge Window
Thursday July 11, 2013 @06:33PM Mozilla Launches Firefox OS Simulator 4.0 With Test Receipts
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @11:15AM You Will Get DirectX 11.2 Only With Windows 8.1
Monday July 01, 2013 @06:33AM Linux 3.10 officially released
Monday July 01, 2013 @12:23AM Windows 8 Passes Vista, Hits 5.1% Market Share
Sunday June 30, 2013 @10:30PM FreeBSD Team Begins Work On Booting On UEFI-Enabled Systems

UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because that would also stop you from doing clever things. -- Doug Gwyn


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