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Some 30,000 machines found with front doors wide open

A scan of the public internet by security researchers has seemingly revealed thousands upon thousands of computers fully accessible via VNC – with no password required.

LinuxCon 2014 Linux Foundation swells ranks, coffers

As LinuxCon 2014 kicks off this week in Chicago, the Linux Foundation has announced that it has won new support from across the technology industry, including several hardware companies.

Stuxnet, Sality, Gauss, Flame still infecting your unpatched boxen

Nearly 20 million computers remain infected with malware targeting a vulnerability first targeted four years ago by the Stuxnet worm.

Linux runs everything, everywhere, but Linus Torvalds still wants it to rule on one place it doesn't: The desktop.

What is a zombie shuffling desk? What does the d in systemd stand for? Test your knowledge of these trivia questions and watch your fellow Linux community members attempt to answer.

LinuxCon 2014 Floats exam program to help IT employers lock up talent

The Linux Foundation on Wednesday introduced two new certification programs aimed at connecting employers with qualified Linux administrators and engineers.

Follow the keynotes via live streaming video, watch for live updates on Linux Foundation social channels at the #LinuxCon and #CloudOpen hash tags, and read our keynote coverage here on Linux.com.

darthcamaro writes: Linux has clawed its way into lots of places these days. But at the LinuxCon conference in Chicago today Linus Torvalds was asked where Linux should go next. Torvalds didn't hesitate with his reply. "I still want the desktop," Torvalds said, as the audience erupted into boisterous applause. Torvalds doesn't see the desktop as being a kernel problem at this point, either, but rather one about infrastructure. While not ready to declare a "Year of the Linux Desktop" he still expects that to happen — one day.

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Want to prove you've got the chops for a Linux job? The Linux Foundation is introducing the proof you'll need with new certifications.