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Chrome OS VMware image pops up on BitTorrent
— 9:35 AM on November 20, 2009

Eager to try Chrome OS, but don't feel like going through the trouble of building a usable version of the operating system from the

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Google pulls the curtain off Chrome OS, releases source
— 1:55 PM on November 19, 2009

As planned, Google showed Chrome OS to the world for the first time earlier today. The unveiling came hand-in-hand with the release of the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Google plans Chrome OS event for tomorrow
— 6:00 AM on November 18, 2009

On Friday, the folks at TechCrunch quoted a "reliable source" as saying Google's Chrome OS would become available within a week. That may well...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Report: Chrome OS to be available next week
— 10:04 AM on November 13, 2009

We might not have to suffer fake "leaked" screenshots of Chrome OS for much longer. Quoting a "reliable source," TechCrunch claims the upcoming netbook operating...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Ubuntu 9.10 brings better polish, performance
— 10:55 AM on October 29, 2009

On the heels of Windows 7, Canonical has completed and released the latest major version of its popular Linux distribution. Ubuntu 9.10 is

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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New Chrome OS shots look most plausible yet
— 12:21 PM on October 14, 2009

We've seen our fair share of fake Chrome OS screenshots over the past little while. The images posted yesterday on the OMG! Ubuntu!...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Amazon starts selling Android-powered netbook
— 9:47 AM on October 13, 2009

Android has come to netbooks. Well, it's on its way, at least. Amazon has started taking pre-orders for an Acer Aspire One D250 netbook...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Next Ubuntu can boot in seconds on an SSD
— 5:07 PM on September 21, 2009

Canonical has been working hard on boot times. The Ubuntu 9.04 release that came out in April already brought improvements in that area, but...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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It runs Linux, too: Ubuntu installed on Amazon Kindle
— 5:02 PM on September 3, 2009

If something has a processor and some sort of storage or networking component, odds are it can run Linux. According to a story on Boing...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix Personal tech

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Press release mentions Android-powered Dell netbook
— 9:53 AM on May 6, 2009

We already know a small Chinese company is prepping a super-cheap netbook based on Google's Android platform. Could Dell be doing the same? The...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Net Applications: Linux reaches 1% client usage share
— 3:35 PM on May 4, 2009

The number of folks running Linux as a client OS has risen dramatically over the past year, according to the latest figures from Net Applications....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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$250 Android netbook is on track for a summer release
— 1:08 PM on April 27, 2009

In January, the rumor mill hinted that Android-based netbooks could appear next year. And it was wrong. ComputerWorld reports that a small Chinese company...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Linux-Unix

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Ubuntu Linux 9.04 hits the web
— 10:30 AM on April 23, 2009

Sticking tightly to its six-month development cycle, Canonical has released the latest version of its Ubuntu Linux distribution. Ubuntu 9.04 brings a pretty broad cross-section...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Oracle reaches agreement to purchase Sun
— 10:34 AM on April 20, 2009

Rumored acquisition talks between Sun and IBM may have petered out, but it certainly didn't take long for Sun to find another buyer. The...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix

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HP, Sun strike Solaris distribution deal
— 3:07 PM on February 26, 2009

Another major x86 server vendor will soon start offering Sun's Solaris operating system. After inking distribution deals with IBM and Dell in 2007,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Dell: 33% of Inspiron Mini 9 netbooks sold run Linux
— 11:40 AM on February 24, 2009

The very first Eee PCs might have been Linux-powered, but Windows XP has made considerable headway in the netbook market since then. Nevertheless, the biggest...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Intel releases Moblin 2 alpha for netbooks, MIDs
— 5:08 PM on January 28, 2009

Moblin may not have garnered much press coverage, but Intel is still developing the operating system for netbooks and mobile Internet devices (MIDs) based on...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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SCO loses to Novell in final court verdict
— 5:05 PM on November 24, 2008

It's over (for SCO, at least). Ars Technica reports that a federal district judge has handed down the final verdict in SCO's lengthy legal...

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