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Running Linux on a Chromebook: How to install & get the best of both worlds

Although Chrome OS is competent at handling web-based workloads, by design it's light on features compared to a full desktop operating system, which is presumably where many of its users are coming from. Fortunately, if you're on Google's operating system and wish it was a little more flexible, it's possible to install a fully functional copy of Linux on many Chrome devices.

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Tails OS 3.0 offers new features, improved security

Tails is one of my favorite operating systems. It's a great platform if you're looking to transition from Windows to Linux, plus it offers top notch privacy features and tools out of the box. Among the main improvements in Tails 3.0 (based on Debian 9) we find a new startup and shutdown experience, a lot of polish to the desktop, security improvements, and key upgrades to the included software. You can download here and read the complete release notes.

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Freebie: Practical Linux Security Cookbook

Secure your Linux machines and keep them secured with over 50 hands-on recipes to create and administer a secure Linux system locally as well as on a network. You can get the ebook free of charge (a $25 value) with your email address or by connecting via LinkedIn. The offer is good only for a limited time.