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A ‘Fluent’ Icon Theme for Linux Desktops

If you’re a fan of Microsoft’s ‘Fluent’ design aesthetic check out this icon theme for Linux desktops, which is inspired by icons used in Windows 11.
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Five Linux Distributions to Resurrect an Old Laptop

It seems that Microsoft is making it difficult to run Windows 11 on a large number and variety of PCs, especially if they’re not recent and do not meet certain requirements. Seeing this situation—that Windows 7 is officially “defunct” and that Windows 10 may not shine on those computers—we are going to publish a list […]

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Nextcloud Forms European Coalition — Begins Antitrust Actions Against Microsoft

Nextcloud, The Document Foundation, FSFE, OnlyOffice, and 26 other organizations are pushing the EU and member states to end noncompetitive actions by Microsoft and others.
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Microsoft Edge Has a Secret Linux Easter Egg

a gif of the edge surf game featuring the linux mascot
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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Microsoft To Do

Microsoft To Do is a cloud-based task management application. It allows users to manage their tasks from a smartphone, tablet, or computer. What are the best free and open source alternatives?
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Mozilla Plays Matchmaker: Microsoft Store Now Offers Firefox for Windows 10, 11

A dozen years ago, the notion of Microsoft doing anything to make it easier for Windows users to find and install open-source software would’ve been unthinkable. But that was then, and this is now. This week, the impossible happened. The Microsoft Sto…

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PowerShell 7.2 is the New Version of Microsoft’s Next-Generation Shell

Microsoft wants to renew its battery of technologies aimed at software development, so together with .NET 6 came PowerShell 7.2, the latest version of its next-generation command interpreter that has been for years Open Source, which has allowed it to be ported to Linux and macOS (although the company has reserved some letters). Although its […]

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Best Free, Open Source Alternatives to Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing application. Its focus is placed on page layout and design rather than text composition and proofing. It’s expensive and proprietary. What are the best free and open source alternatives?
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Microsoft .NET 6 Open Platform Released

Microsoft has introduced a significant new release of the open source .NET 6, built on the unification of the .NET Framework, .NET Core, and Mono products. With .NET 6, you can build multi-platform applications for the browser, cloud, desktop, IoT devices, and mobile platforms using common libraries and a common application-independent build process. .NET SDK 6, .NET Runtime 6, […]

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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Visio is a diagramming and vector graphics application. What are the best free and open source alternatives?
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Microsoft Edge for Linux is Now Stable

Microsoft Edge for Linux has reached stable status after spending more than a year in development. The Chromium-based web browser made its Linux debut last October before hitting beta back in May. An official stable release was pegged for an indetermin…

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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Microsoft Dynamics 365

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a product line of enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management applications. Learn about the best free and open source alternatives to Microsoft Dynamics 365 here.
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How to Install Visual Studio Code (VS Code) on openSUSE Leap 15

In the following guide, you will learn how to install Visual Code Editor on openSUSE Leap 15.
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Microsoft’s U-Turn After Open Source Outcry Over ‘Hot Reload’ Decision

Microsoft discovers that no matter how much control it wants over .NET, an open source foundation is ultimately controlled by its community.
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The Open Source Security Foundation Receives $10 Million in Funding

The Linux Foundation has announced a $10 million commitment to the OpenSSF (Open Source Security Foundation), an effort to improve the security of open source software. Funds will be raised through royalties from parent companies of OpenSSF, including Amazon, Cisco, Dell Technologies, Ericsson, Facebook, Fidelity, GitHub, Google, IBM, Intel, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Oracle, […]

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Microsoft Ported Sysmon to Linux and Made it Open Source

Microsoft has ported the Sysmon activity monitoring service to the Linux platform. To monitor the work of Linux, the eBPF subsystem is used, which allows you to run handlers that work at the kernel level of the operating system. The SysinternalsEBPF library is being developed separately, which includes functions useful for creating BPF handlers for […]

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How Windows NTFS Finally Made it into Linux

Microsoft’s New Technology File System has been with us for decades and at long, long last it’s going to be fully supported for penguins.
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WSL Preview is Now Available as a Microsoft Store App

As you know, Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a great solution for Microsoft’s users and developers to natively work within Linux right on their Windows desktops. If you’re a Windows 11 user running WSL, there is some good news for you. A preview o…

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Microsoft Office 2021 Includes Better Support for LibreOffice Files

We’re used to hearing that the latest versions of out favourite open-source office suites come with better support for Microsoft Office files, but the other way around? That’s a little less common, but it’s happening. Microsoft Office…

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Don’t Like Visual Studio Code? Try These 5 Alternatives Apps

When it comes to programming, you’re going to need a plain text editor that allows you to easily modify files or take notes. One of the most complete and professional tools is Visual Studio Code. However, this Microsoft program is not ideal for users with little experience. If it is your case, surely you want […]

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