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By Kevin Beaver Problem Solve Nov 04, 2015

Be on the lookout for Linux security vulnerabilities

Some of the most common Linux security vulnerabilities are also Windows vulnerabilities. They're all fairly easy to guard against, but some shops overlook securing any Linux systems that may be on their network. Continue Reading


By Mike Preston Get Started Oct 26, 2015

Tips on how to run Linux in a virtual machine

Here are some tips and tweaks on how to get the most out of running Linux virtualized in a VMware environment. Continue Reading


By Jack Wallen Get Started Oct 16, 2015

Essential Linux server software for enterprises

Businesses can deploy a mix of Linux server software offerings to take advantage of the cost and flexibility benefits of open source. Continue Reading


By Rob Reilly Get Started Oct 06, 2015

Get to know the awk command for Linux

Awk lets you find and process patterns in text. It can get complicated, but the basics are pretty simple and a good place to start learning about Linux commands. Continue Reading


By Jack Wallen Get Started Sep 14, 2015

How learning Linux jumpstarted my career

Choosing an alternative to Windows 98 and learning Linux -- back in the 90s -- led Jack Wallen to his current career. How did you get started with Linux? Continue Reading


By Sander Van Vugt Evaluate Aug 24, 2015

Why systemd Linux containers make sense

Why complicate container management with a new platform when systemd can help you deploy and manage containers today? Continue Reading


By Tom Walat Get Started Oct 27, 2015

Poof! You're also a Linux administrator. Now what?

Linux has crept into data centers where Windows was once the sole operating system. If you're a budding Linux admin, here's a guide to help get you started. Continue Reading


By Sander Van Vugt Get Started Oct 19, 2015

Get started with Linux containers in five minutes

If you've heard the Docker buzz and are curious to give containers a try, Linux systemd containers are a quick and easy way to get your feet wet. Continue Reading


By Eddie Lockhart Evaluate Oct 12, 2015

Why choose Linux or Windows when you can have both?

Linux might not be able to replace Windows outright, but it can bring a lot to the table for your users if you pair the two OSes. Continue Reading


By Robert Sheldon Evaluate Sep 29, 2015

What are the benefits of deploying Linux virtual desktops?

Not everyone will need Linux virtual desktops, but one bonus that could sway organizations is not dealing with Windows VDI licensing costs. Continue Reading