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Manual pages indexing service

We are happy to announce our newest public service: A manual pages indexing site at man.archlinux.org that publishes the man pages of all our packages and allows you to search and browse them…






Any GNU/Linux rolling release distro as vanilla as possible, and easy for non tech individuals used to ms-windows?

I’m looking for something my sister can use, but I don’t want her to face trouble when needing to change major releases, like debian or ubuntu do. So I’m thinking a rolling release distro could be of great help for this. …




Could Google's Fuchsia operating system eventually pose a threat to Linux?

Google seems to be putting a lot of resources into their new Fuchsia OS, which though open source, is still completely managed by Google. It also has the drawback of not being under copyleft licenses like GPL, which means other companies can just take it and make proprietary forks. …





Is the Bitwarden flatpak official?

I’m migrating from LastPass to Bitwarden, and I would like to install the app for Linux desktop. Is this flatpak official and secure?..



How good privacy would a Lenovo laptop running Linux be?

Lenovo is shipping laptops with Linux, which is a major win for the Linux community because it’s a major tier-1 OEM, and I’m personally thinking of getting a Lenovo for my next laptop. But what are the privacy implications of this since Lenovo hasn’t had that great of a privacy track record (superfi…




Reminder: WSL is not Linux's friend

Microsoft touting WSL is an attempt to steal market share from actual Linux. It’s designed to make people think “if Windows does everything Linux can, why do I even need Linux?”, thereby feeding Microsoft licensing money, market control, and the user’s data. It’s not a move with computer users’ nor …




From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Linux is a family of open source Unix-like operating systems based on the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991 by Linus Torvalds. Linux is typically packaged in a Linux distribution (or distro for short).

Distributions include the Linux kernel and supporting system software and libraries, many of which are provided by the GNU Project. Many Linux distributions use the word “Linux” in their name, but the Free Software Foundation uses the name GNU/Linux to emphasize the importance of GNU software, causing some controversy.