Tag: Linux

CentOS Linux

CentOS Linux & CentOS Stream

CentOS Linux was launched in 2004 and has been regularly updated until the discontinuation of CentOS 8 in 2021. Distributed under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL), it stood out as a stable, predictable and easy to use Linux distribution, with a big community supporting it. CentOS is short for “Community Enterprise Operating System”.

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SSH keys set up guide

Step-by-step guide to setting up SSH keys on a Linux server

Would you like to learn to set up SSH keys on a Linux server or to use public key authentication? We have created this step-by-step guide about how to set up SSH keys on a Linux server to improve security when establishing a remote connection. There are diverse alternatives to establish a remote and secure

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Most powerful supercomputers ranking

The 500 most powerful supercomputers use Linux

The world’s most powerful supercomputers use Linux. Everyone has heard something about supercomputers. What is a supercomputer? A device whose computing capabilities are by far higher than those of common computers. The most powerful supercomputer nowadays exceeds 440 Petaflops (PFlops). This is a performance no personal device can achieve. Since the end of 2009, Linux

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30th anniversary of the first Linux release

Linux: from a hobby to a collaborative tech revolution

September 17th, 2021 is the 30th anniversary of Linux. Linux was first released as a free operating system kernel on September 17th, 1991. What started as “just a hobby” for Linus Torvalds became the kernel of the GNU OS and one of the world’s most important operating systems. Linux’s history from 1991 to 2021 Linus

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Popular Linux distributions

19 popular Linux distributions

In the following list, we have gathered some of the most popular Linux distributions and some growing distros too. GNU/Linux operating systems are Unix-like and open source, and based on the Linux kernel. Among the long list of Linux distributions, there are a number of distros that clearly stand out among the others — in

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Linux kernel 5.8

Linux Kernel 5.8: “one of the biggest releases of all time”

At the beginning of August 2020, Linus Torvalds announced the release of the Linux Kernel 5.8. This latest Linux kernel version replaces the previous stable version, Linux 5.7.  Months ago, Linus Torvalds described this new version of the kernel as one of the biggest releases of all time. Linux 5.8 introduces many improvements, such as

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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS new features

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: enhanced security and performance

Last thursday, April 23rd, the last LTS version of Ubuntu was released by Canonical: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Upgrading is possible both from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 19.10.  This long-term support release will provide public support for 5 years, until April 2025, for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Cloud and Ubuntu Core; and until 2030

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