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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

$399, Linux-based Everex laptop due January 25
— 5:06 PM on January 9, 2008

Following the success of the $199 gPC it introduced in November, Everex has made no secret over the past few weeks that it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Linux-Unix

Behold Thumper: Sun's SunFire X4500 storage server
— 9:28 PM on December 27, 2007

In July of 2006, Sun added an interesting new machine to their lineup of Opteron-based x86 servers. It was codenamed 'Thumper' during...

Type: Blog post Tags: Storage Systems Linux-Unix Servers

Dell updates Linux desktops with Ubuntu 7.10
— 5:02 PM on December 19, 2007

Two months ago, Canonical released version 7.10 of its popular Ubuntu Linux operating system. The new OS brought enhancements like 3D visual effects, desktop...

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

Linux kernel patch reveals TLB bug's workings
— 3:17 PM on December 5, 2007

In our first article about AMD's translation lookaside buffer (TLB) erratum and its effects on quad-core Opteron supply, we mentioned that AMD was prepping...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Linux-Unix

Dell has only shipped 40,000 Ubuntu PCs to date
— 6:00 AM on November 30, 2007

Since it began selling desktop and notebook systems pre-loaded with Canonical's Ubuntu Linux seven months ago, Dell has only shipped 40,000 of the machines....

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix

Asustek moves to resolve Eee PC GPL violations
— 10:50 AM on November 28, 2007

In the Shortbread on Sunday, Ronald pointed to a story that said Asustek was violating the terms of the GNU General Public License with...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Linux-Unix

Vista driving IT pros to alternatives, says survey
— 9:13 AM on November 20, 2007

Windows Vista has been out for nearly 10 months now, but most IT professionals still have concerns about problems that may arise from an...

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

Solaris to find its way into Dell servers
— 4:47 PM on November 14, 2007

Once a popular Unix derivative, Sun's Solaris operating system has largely been eclipsed by Linux over the past few years. However, there's evidently some life...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix

Google sheds light on Android, motivates coders
— 11:47 AM on November 12, 2007

Right on schedule, Google has released the developer toolkit for Android, its open mobile platform. As we reported last week, Android is an...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix Personal tech

Red Hat rolls out Fedora 8 Linux distribution
— 5:05 PM on November 8, 2007

Despite its striking popularity, Ubuntu Linux isn't the only big Linux distribution around. Fedora, which is developed by a community known as the Fedora Project...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix