Canonical has announced the second Ubuntu release this year. Ubuntu 17.10 switches over to the GNOME desktop and Wayland display server to allow for bugs to be worked out before the next LTS release.
Debian and other Linux distributions based on it, including Linux Mint and Ubuntu, have received patches to the WPA package in order to mitigate new vulnerabilities that were discovered.
The privacy-oriented Librem 5 for Purism has smashed its crowdfunding goal of $1,500,000 with two weeks to spare. The phone is expected to begin shipping in January of 2019, with a dev kit in 2018.
The Debian Project has pushed a new update out to Debian 9, bringing it to version 9.2. The latest point release allows you to quickly install the OS with the latest updates, saving time and hassle.
The Fedora Project has released Fedora 27 as a beta with the final release due in November. Unfortunately, the Server ISOs were delayed for a month and there are no 32-bit version available.
Microsoft has officially launched the new Skype experience on Linux with a beta. The beta offers a brand new design and some new features including more emoji and screen sharing options.
Canonical has released the final beta of Ubuntu 17.10. It's the last release before the release candidate which ships one week before the final release to work out any remaining issues.
Atari confirmed its return to the console market back in June, and today the company revealed that the upcoming Ataribox will be powered by an AMD CPU with Radeon graphics and will be Linux-based.
Six months after Service Fabric for Windows Server hit the mainstream in official form, the version of Linux has now been released into general availability alongside a new runtime and SDK.
At Microsoft's Ignite 2017 day one keynote today in Orlando, the company announced the general availability of SQL Server 2017, the first version to be offered on Windows Server, Linux, and Docker.
More Linux Mint 18.3 details have been released, including the main announcement for which we've been waiting: its codename. It will be called Sylvia and is the last 18.x release due.
The Tails 3.2 release candidate has been released with the update bringing support for more hardware and a few new changes to the Tails Installer. The BlueBorne malware issue has also been addressed.
The Grand Strategy game Stellaris will receive a new expansion later this month that will introduce the biological citizens of the galaxy to a society comprised entirely of robotic beings.
Google has released version 61 of its web browser, Chrome. The release is mainly a security update containing a slew of fixes and improvements. It is recommended to update as soon as possible.
New stats from NetMarketShare show that the Linux market share has jumped 0.84% to 3.37%. It's not clear why it jumped so high but it could be down to students getting Chromebooks.
This week, the Indie Legends 6 bundle is available for just $3.49 and includes nine blockbuster indie games on the Steam platform, like Goat Simulator and Clustertruck among others.
Microsoft and Red Hat are once again collaborating to provide innovative cloud-based solutions to any challenges being faced by the IT industry, by utilizing Azure and the OpenShift platform.
Paradox Interactive just announced a new update to the award-winning Tyranny called 'Bastards Wound', which will see users conquer and control more unwilling subjects for your evil overlord Kyros.
Among a slew of improvements to compatibility and performance, Parallels announced that its popular virtualization software for macOS will now include support for Apple TouchBar and TouchID.
Later this year, you will be able to introduce your citizens to green technology with a new update from Paradox Interactive, that adds 350 new assets, road modding and a nice little hat for Chirper.
Known for his work on games like Rocket League and the original Prey, developer Ryan Gordon took to the internet and offered up his services for free as an incentive to get more games on Linux.
The team behind the anonymity operating system, Tails, released a new update for users to take advantage of. Unfortunately, automatic upgrades from Tails 3.0.1 have been disabled.
Canonical has made Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS available for download. The release ships with an updated kernel and Mesa 17.0 as part of the new Hardware Enablement Stack. It's supported until 2021.
Canonical's Didier Roche has confirmed that the Wayland display server will become the default, replacing Xorg, in Ubuntu 17.10 due for release in October. Xorg will still be installed too.
When Ubuntu 17.10 launches with GNOME in October, it'll move the window controls back to the right, exactly where they used to be prior to 2010 when Canonical started pushing the Unity desktop.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.4 has been released. The update brings several performance and security enhancements as well as bringing updates to Linux containers on RHEL Atomic Host.
Valve's monthly hardware report regarding the Steam user base for July 2017 is now live. It shows a slight decline in the usage of the 64-bit version of Windows 10, and growth for Windows 7.
Linux Mint's creator has announced that Version 18.3 of the OS is in the works and will feature a completely revamped Software Manager application. The release should see the light of day in November.
Microsoft has announced that with the release of Insider Preview build 16251, Windows Subsystem for Linux has exited beta, and will be a fully supported feature in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
Solidifying its software container stance, Microsoft has announced the "very first service of its kind in the cloud" called Azure Container Instances. A preview for Linux containers is now available.
During an investigation into large scale attacks like WannaCry, the researchers found a new Linux virus that can be used to execute commands or mine crypto-currencies on an infected system.
A popular Linux distro has become the subject of controversy after one of the packages available was mirrored through an objectively offensive address - but the host cited 'freedom' in his defense.
Debian 9 and Debian 8 have received updates to version 9.1 and 8.9 respectively. The main focus of these releases concerns security updates and new ISOs are also available for download.
With AI becoming a larger part of our everyday lives, Microsoft has just given developers of the applications we love to use the ability to find potential bugs in software before they affect us.
Skype for Linux Beta has been updated to version 5.4. The new release has included with it the ability to have group video calls. Support for the feature is classified as experimental by Microsoft.
A new vulnerability that impacts Linux systems has been discovered by a researcher. The vulnerability, which affects the GNOME Files file manager, has already been patched by the Debian Project.
During an exchange with the co-founder of Hiri David Founder, it was found that Linux users might be more frugal, but if they want to support a product, their generosity knows no bounds.
Microsoft has announced the public availability of SQL Server 2017 Release Candidate 1 on Windows, Linux, macOS, and Docker. The database software packs a number of enhancements and new features.
Fedora 26 has been released and brings new versions of software crucial to software development. Additionally, the Anaconda installer has a new system partitioner giving users more fine grain control.
After Microsoft announced that Ubuntu would be coming to the Windows Store, at its Build 2017 developer conference back in May, the 20170619.1 build of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is now available there.