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Raspberry Pi’s Eben Upton: Open Source Lessons from Wayland

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linux.com: In less than two years the Raspberry Pi has sold more than 1 million units and become widely used and adored among DIY hackers and embedded professionals alike. It began in 2006 as a modest idea to provide a low-cost educational computer for students to tinker with. Now the $25 Linux-based single-board computer is the basis for all kinds of gadgets.

Rikomagic Linux ARM Mini PCs Launching Soon

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geeky-gadgets.com: Rikomagic UK is gearing up to launch a new line of mini PCs in the form of the Minix Linux ARM Mini PCs that will take the form of the MK802 III LE (Linux Edition) and MK802 IV LE

World’s cheapest computer gets millions tinkering

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livemint.com: It’s a single circuit board the size of a credit card with no screen or keyboard, a far cry from the smooth tablets that dominate the technology market. But the world’s cheapest computer, costing just $25, has astonished its British creators by selling almost 1.5 million units in 18 months.

Delicious Raspberry Pi

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things-linux.blogspot: It was quite easy to assemble and get up and running. What actually took the longest was putting together the slick little case sold by Built To Spec.

Wet Pi : The Water Cooled Raspberry Pi

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  • Wet Pi : The Water Cooled Raspberry Pi
  • How I Use My Raspberry Pi
  • Build your own supercomputer: First $99 Parallella boards ship
  • IBM unveils new “mainframe for the rest of us”
  • Where are other Linux-based tablets?

A Museum Item: the Asus Eee PC 901

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: How nostalgic! Today I powered on my wife's Asus Eee PC 901. That is a tiny 8.9 inch netbook that came with 1Gb RAM, 20Gb SSD, and Linux pre-installed. My wife kept it at her mother's house, but brought it back two weeks ago.

Raspberry Pi Camera Module Review – Eye Pi

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  • Raspberry Pi Camera Module Review – Eye Pi
  • Home automation kit includes Arduino, RasPi dev boards
  • Install FreeBasic For Beaglebone Black in Ubuntu and Debian

The Raspberry Pi Needs a Roadmap

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  • The Raspberry Pi Needs a Roadmap
  • Interview: Eben Upton
  • Raspberry Pi becomes Raspberry PC via Mini-ITX carrier

Meet Utilite, new Raspberry Pi rival

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zdnet.com: CompuLab's soon-to-be-released inexpensive ARM-powered Utlite PC can run Android or Ubuntu.

Also: Raspberry Pi: the Perfect Home Server

A Beaglebone, a Blender, a Board, and a Swarm.

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thinkmoult.com: Hardware isn’t generally my thing. When it comes to software, I like to break and create. But in my opinion, hardware should just work. But even though that’s another story altogether, it did explain my apprehension when I greeted the UPS guy one morning delivering a BeagleBone Black.

The Sounds of Raspberry

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drdobbs.com: I've been talking about using Linux-based systems for embedded use lately. One very popular system is the Raspberry Pi.

How to Upgrade Your Linux PC Hardware

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linux.com: So there I was with a perfectly good desktop system running various flavors of Linux, and then I says to myself, I said "Self, it's time for an upgrade!" My old system ran on an AMD Phenom X3, a mere 4GB RAM, and a ragtag gaggle of external audio interfaces and multiple printers, all housed in a nice quiet Antec case.

How to buy a laptop pre-installed with Linux

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everydaylinuxuser.com: Since the introduction of Windows 8 there have been more and more questions appearing on the /r/linux, r/linuxquestions and /r/linux4noobs sub-reddits at Reddit asking how to install Linux on laptops that come with UEFI secure boot enabled.

Matchbox computers: Small is beautiful (and powerful)

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computerworld.com.au: If you like to build your own PC or just want something extremely portable, these tiny devices can be very useful.

The upcoming XO Tablet

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  • The upcoming XO Tablet: A parent's perspective
  • Inventors Seek to Save Art of Handwriting With Linux Pen
  • The Open Source Automobile
  • TOP500 leaders announce new supercomputer benchmark

My Excellent $199 Chromebook Adventure

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groklaw.net: I impulsively bought one of the $199 Acer C7 Chromebooks, specifically to find out if I could successfully put pure Linux on the Android laptop. I know Android runs on Linux, the kernel, but I wanted KDE, which is what I normally run. I wanted both, and I thought it'd be fun.

The Linux Desktop Beauty Pageant, Round Eleventy

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linuxinsider.com: Well the Fourth of July may have come and gone for another year here in the Land of Stars and Stripes, but for Linux fans, every day is Independence Day.

Novena open source laptop trades Raspberry Pi headers for power

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h-online.com: Former Chumby developer Andrew "bunnie" Huang has shared more details about his Novena open source development laptop on his blog.

NVIDIA Mobile: Nouveau vs. The Linux Binary Driver

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phoronix.com: With the Linux 3.10 kernel having been pulled recently into the Ubuntu 13.10 archive, new benchmarks have been conducted comparing the open-source Nouveau driver against the binary NVIDIA 319.32 Linux graphics driver on a NVIDIA-powered laptop.

Install Linux on your x86 tablet: five distros to choose from

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techradar.com: We're now almost midway through 2013 and the tablet is still growing, in numbers and in strength, and regardless of whether it's an Android or Apple device. So, as the old saying goes, if you can't beat them, join them. So, here's our roundup of tablet-ready Linux.

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