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The Linux Setup - Jos Poortvliet, openSUSE

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SUSE

mylinuxrig.com: I targeted Jos Poortvliet for an interview because I’ve been hitting up a bunch of openSUSE people. The 12.1 release is so fantastic, I’ve become very curious about the people who work on openSUSE. Jos’ interview doesn’t disappoint, with tricked-out hardware and a KDE-centric workflow that includes vertical and horizontal monitors.

Raspberry Pi gives users what they asked for: MPEG-2 and VC-1 support

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zdnet.com: After the lack of MPEG-2 and VC-1 caused an outcry among fans using the cheap Linux computer as a media centre, Raspberry Pi puts up licences for the video codecs on sale.

Open Source Router Platforms - Part 1: The Hardware

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anandtech.com: A few months ago we asked a simple question - what do you use for your router, and what would you look for in a router review. Unless you’re entirely mobile, getting online these days pretty much requires the use of some kind of NAT router.

Intel HD 2500 Ivy Bridge Graphics On Linux

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phoronix.com: The newest Intel Ivy Bridge chip to play with at Phoronix is the Intel Core i5 3470, which bears an Intel HD 2500 graphics core. In this article are benchmarks of the Intel HD 2500 Ivy Bridge graphics with the open-source Intel Linux graphics driver stack.

ZaReason UltraLap 430 is the first Linux Ultrabook

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geek.com: Dell might be preparing to offer its XPS 13 with Ubuntu 12.04 this Fall, but Linux boutique ZaReason has beaten them to the punch by putting the UltraLap 430 up for sale. It’s the first Ultrabook on the market that’s shipping with Linux.

Raspberry Pi cases round-up

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zdnet.com: The Raspberry Pi mini-computer has taken the tech world by storm. If you're one of the lucky few to get one, one of the first things you'll need is a case. Here's a few to choose from.

I want a little penguin powered friend.

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Hardware
  • I want a little penguin powered friend.
  • A new, more powerful challenger to the raspberry pi!
  • LF Announces Keynote Speakers for 2012 Automotive Linux Summit

ZaReason's Valta X79

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linuxjournal.com: I was recently contacted by Earl Malmrose of ZaReason, who wanted to know if I'd like to review ZaReason's new Linux-based desktop computer, built around the new Intel 6-Core processor and quad channel memory. I told him I'd be thrilled.

Commodore 64 at 30: the specs compared

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telegraph.co.uk: The Commodore 64, released 30 years ago this month, was a groundbreaking computer when it was released. It combined a low price with remarkable power but how does it compare to a modern computer?

Rethinking Linux Hardware: Upgrade or Buy New?

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datamation.com: When you come from the proprietary operating system way of thinking, it's difficult to get your mind around the idea of not automatically needing to upgrade your PC hardware every two years. On the Linux desktop, however, it's completely different. You aren't bound to the usual set of rules.

Dell Gives Linux Laptops Another Chance

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Ubuntu

techcrunch.com: Today Dell announced its official re-entry into the Linux laptop market. Project Sputnik, first announced in May, is graduating from Dell’s internal incubator program into a real product. According to project lead Barton Geroge, Dell will sell a special “developer edition” of its XPS13 Ultrabook starting this fall.

Korean company's tiny quad-core ARM Linux computer packs a punch at $129

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arstechnica.com: Little Linux computers have attracted a lot of interest from hobbyists this year. But what if you need more power than the 700MHz ARM11 board can offer?

Raspberry Pi in space: Putting the Linux PC into orbit

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zdnet.com: A thriving home-brew community is already putting the credit card-sized PC to use in drones and robots. The device's designer, Eben Upton, wants to see it in rockets and satellites, too

Two More Tiny Linux PCs Each Cost Less Than $100

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pcworld.com: Delivering significant computing power in tiny packages and at extremely low prices, this revolution has already produced the likes of the Raspberry Pi and the Cotton Candy. Today, the revolution shows no sign of slowing down. In fact, two new contenders recently emerged.

A Linux computer for grandpa and grandma

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Hardware

zdnet.com: Tired of playing tech support for your older, less computer savvy relatives? Then you may want to consider getting them a Linux-powered WOW! Computer.

How to Get One Of Dell’s Linux-Based Developer Laptops And Become A Sputnik Beta Cosmonaut

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techcrunch.com: Dell has a skunks works project underway to offer a Linux-based laptop made for developers. Dubbed “Project Sputnik,” the effort has started to gain some traction.

Raspberry Pi Modded To Play Super Nintendo Games

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Gaming

tomshardware.com: PetRockBlog founder Florian has found a cool way to play with his new credit-card-sized Raspberry Pi PC: turn it into a universal gaming console.

New Asus PC Comes with Ubuntu Linux Preloaded

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Ubuntu

pcworld.com: The announcements may be coming fast and furious out of Google I/O today, but the Nexus Q and other products unveiled there aren't the only exciting new technologies to appear on the horizon this week.

ASUS Quietly Launch New Ubuntu 12.04 Netbook

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: A new Ubuntu 12.04 powered ASUS Netbook has quietly crept into the wild. But the OS isn’t the only notable thing about the new EeePC 1225C.

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