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Ubuntu Netbook Remix previewed
— 4:41 PM on June 9, 2008

Linux powers many of the low-cost subnotebooks that have emerged recently, but few of those machines run Ubuntu (the standard version of it, at least)....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Acer to push Linux on regular notebooks
— 11:22 AM on June 4, 2008

Could low-cost subnotebooks be a stepping stone for Linux to make its way onto standard-sized laptops? Judging by a new VNUnet report, that may well...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Ubuntu 8.04 field notes
— 1:33 PM on May 15, 2008

As I mentioned in one of the comments I posted in last Friday's FNT, I was planning on taking a laptop running Ubuntu 8.04...

Type: Blog post Tags: Linux-Unix

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Linux file system creator convicted of murder
— 6:00 AM on April 29, 2008

Hans Reiser, perhaps best known as the creator of the ReiserFS and Reiser4 file systems for Linux, will be spending the next quarter of a...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix

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Ubuntu Linux 8.04 goes gold, becomes available
— 12:38 PM on April 24, 2008

The latest release of Canonical's hugely popular Ubuntu Linux distribution is available at last. The 700MB Ubuntu 8.04 installer disc image can be grabbed in...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Adobe joins Linux Foundation
— 3:39 PM on March 31, 2008

Could this be the first step to a version of Photoshop for Linux? Perhaps it's too early to say, but the fact remains: Adobe

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix

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More Eee PCs to ship with Windows than Linux this year
— 3:20 PM on March 13, 2008

The Eee PC has been lauded for promoting a free, open-source Linux operating system, and current Eees all come pre-installed with a Xandros-based distribution. However,...

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

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Wal-Mart stops offering Everex Linux PC in stores
— 11:19 AM on March 11, 2008

Although Everex generated a fair amount of hype for selling a bargain-basement-priced, Linux-powered PC through Wal-Mart stores, the publicity apparently wasn't strong enough to...

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

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Windows password cracked in seconds via FireWire
— 12:07 PM on March 5, 2008

If your PC has a FireWire port, setting a login password may not be enough to keep others away from your data—at least, not so...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows Linux-Unix

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$199 Shuttle kPC ditches Ubuntu for Foresight Linux
— 5:06 PM on March 4, 2008

When Shuttle unveiled its low-cost kPC desktop at CES in January, word was that the machine would come pre-loaded with a copy of the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix

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Everex rolls out CloudBook, preps mini-gPC
— 9:45 AM on February 27, 2008

Californian PC maker Everex made a name for itself after years of obscurity last November when it unveiled the gPC, a $199 Linux-powered desktop...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix

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Ubuntu Linux 8.04 to let users install from Windows
— 6:00 AM on February 25, 2008

What if installing a Linux distribution was as easy as installing Firefox? So far, the setup process for most Linux distributions has involved booting from...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Microsoft announces open-source interoperability shakeup
— 3:14 PM on February 21, 2008

After enacting a long campaign of fear, uncertainty, and doubt over possible lawsuits against open-source software companies, Microsoft has turned around and announced what...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows Linux-Unix Copyright

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Google pushes for Photoshop on Linux
— 6:00 AM on February 21, 2008

Going along with yesterday's forum tidings topic, we've noticed that Google has made a move that could lead more graphic artists and designers to...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix

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Linus Torvalds: 'Better is worse if it's different'
— 12:02 PM on February 7, 2008

In the Linux Foundation's "Open Voices" podcast, Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds has sounded off on desktop Linux and why he believes the operating system...

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

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Retest day
— 9:15 AM on January 29, 2008

January 17, 2008   We were finally able to make it up to the mountains again to finish what we...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Linux-Unix Networking

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Linux's KDE software headed to Windows
— 5:13 PM on January 23, 2008

Have you ever fancied Linux-only applications, all the while being unable to come to grips with the operating system itself? A handful of apps made...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows Mac Linux-Unix

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Lenovo to offer Linux on its latest ThinkPads
— 9:58 AM on January 14, 2008

Chinese PC vendor Lenovo will soon start offering Linux as an option on some of its popular ThinkPad business notebooks, according to a report...

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

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