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On Linux systems, numerous users often come across a program or process that locks-up. The user will usually kill the software if the system does not do it first. Users may be familiar with some of the kill commands and signals, but does anyone understand all of them? There are four common kill…

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KDE Ships Plasma 5.1.2, Bugfix Release for December

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The fall of GPL and the rise of permissive open-source licenses

ZDnet: The GPL is still the world's most popular open-source license but it's declining in use, while permissive licenses are gaining more fans, and some developers are choosing to release code without any license at all.

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 DesktopLinuxReviews: The last version of Fedora I looked at was more than two years ago, so there have been quite a few changes since then.

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