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Red Hat Linux comes to Oracle Cloud

February 1, 2023

Via: Info World

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) now will run fully supported on the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) cloud platform. Although RHEL competes with Oracle Linux, Oracle says it is not stressed about what this could mean its own Linux platform. The […]


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Ubuntu Pro is now available for everyone to use

January 27, 2023

Via: Techradar

Following a three-month beta testing period, Canonical has announced the general availability of Ubuntu Pro which promises even better, timely CVE patches and compliance with a range of regimes like HIPAA and PCI-DSS. It’s set to be available to a […]


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How to Disable Microsoft Defender in Windows 11

January 19, 2023

Via: Tom's Hardware

Microsoft Defender is an essential security tool preinstalled on the Windows 11 operating system. The security suite is fully baked into the operating system to protect your system from malware, but not everyone likes it. Would you prefer to install […]


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Is File Explorer in Windows 11 popping to the front for you? You’re not alone

January 4, 2023

Via: Techradar

We’re only a few days into 2023, and already a new bug in Windows 11 has been frustrating some users, myself included. It’s all to do with File Explorer windows moving themselves to the front of your desktop when you’re […]


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New Windows update may ruin your Task Manager

December 2, 2022

Via: Techradar

From monitoring performance to ending unresponsive programs, many Windows users will find themselves in Task Manager at some point – but an update to Windows 11 may now pose a problem. Users with the KB5020044 preview for Windows 11 22H2 […]


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Windows 11 making you wait ages for files to copy? There’s a fix for that

December 1, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11 users who have run into a problem whereby they’re finding that large files are copying really slowly will be pleased to hear that Microsoft has now fixed the issue. This issue affects Windows 11 22H2, and note that […]


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Windows 11 gets a much-awaited fix for gaming bug

November 30, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11 has been plagued by a bug in its 22H2 update that affects some users, causing stuttering in games, and leading Microsoft to block the upgrade for those people – but the good news is that a fix has […]


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Microsoft Defender offers your enterprise a welcome security boost

November 30, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft’s Defender for Endpoint, the company’s endpoint security platform, is being updated to better help protect organizations from ransomware and other cyberthreats. In a recent announcement(opens in new tab), the company said that by having some features on by default, […]


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New Windows 11 update proves Microsoft is afraid of Apple

November 9, 2022

Via: Techradar

It’s no little secret that Apple has found great success after it ditched Intel and began making its own M1 and M2 chips to power its MacBooks and Macs, and Microsoft has clearly been looking on enviously, especially considering changes […]


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Here we go again – Microsoft accidentally shows the next update for Windows 11

November 1, 2022

Via: Techradar

The next update to Windows 11, called ‘Moments 2’, has accidentally been showcased in a YouTube video, which is rumored to get the upcoming update to Photos and a better Taskbar for tablet devices. According to Windows Latest(opens in new […]


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Windows 11’s best new feature will only be for Samsung phone owners

October 28, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11 has got a nifty new feature that allows for much more conveniently hooking up your PC to a mobile phone with the latter acting as a Wi-Fi hotspot, although the functionality is just in testing for now, and […]


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New Windows 11 problem holds your USB drives hostage

October 24, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11 22H2 has an annoying new bug which is preventing some users from being able to safely eject their USB devices if Task Manager is open. Whenever you plug in a USB device, especially a storage device such as […]


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Has Microsoft accidentally leaked what Windows 12 could look like?

October 14, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has allegedly showcased the next major version of Windows with a user interface that features a floating Taskbar alongside a translucent information bar at the top of a display. According to Zac Bowden at Windows Central(opens in new tab), […]


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Windows 11 22H2 bug breaks Windows Hello security feature

October 12, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11’s first big update (22H2) has run into further trouble, this time related to Windows Hello logins. As Bleeping Computer(opens in new tab) reports, Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows 11 22H2 update is being blocked from some PCs […]


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New Windows 11 update is causing headaches for IT teams now too

October 7, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft’s latest major update for Windows 11 hasn’t even been out for a month yet and it’s already causing issues for some businesses. We’ve already reported on a printer bug that has plagued devices running the 22H2 update, but the […]


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Windows 11 22H2 printer bug breaks key features for some users

September 30, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11 22H2 is embroiled in a fresh bug controversy, with the big feature update causing trouble with printers. Microsoft updated its support document(opens in new tab) on known issues with 22H2 to explain more about a fresh bug which […]


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Microsoft finally confirms the release date for Windows 10’s major 2022 update

September 26, 2022

Via: Techradar

In the midst of Windows 11 gaining its first major update, Microsoft also confirmed that a 22H2 update for Windows 10 is scheduled to arrive in October. However, if you’re looking for huge features to further hold you off from […]


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Torvalds confirms Rust is coming to the new version of Linux

September 21, 2022

Via: Techradar

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has reportedly committed to bringing Rust to the operating system. In an email received by ZDNet(opens in new tab), Torvalds said that the programming language will make it to version 6.1 of the Linux OS “unless […]


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Full-screen widgets are coming to a future Windows 11 update

September 15, 2022

Via: Techradar

A better view for your widgets in Windows 11 is finally happening thanks to a recent Insider build that’s available to download. If you’re a member of the Windows Insider program(opens in new tab) on the Dev Channel (which allows […]


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Hands-on with Microsoft’s CBL-Mariner 2.0 Linux

September 12, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft’s CBL-Mariner Linux distribution is becoming more and more important to Azure, both in the cloud and on premises. As well as hosting the GUI features of WSL 2 in Windows 11, it’s the container host in Azure Kubernetes Service […]