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Booting desktop Linux on the Chromebook Pixel

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Google
Hardware

h-online.com: Bill Richardson, a software engineer for Google, has detailed how to boot a conventional Linux distribution on the company's new Chromebook Pixel.

Vivaldi KDE open source Linux tablet to get new hardware this spring

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Hardware

liliputing.com: While the project has hit some roadbumps, Seigo says factory tooling for a new tablet has begun, and the first models could roll off the production line by May.

Linux Netbooks: Hiding in Plain Sight

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Hardware

linuxinsider.com: While Apple certainly remains a force in the market with smartphones, tablets and MacBooks, the company seems more focused on the first two categories and less so on its latest laptop computers -- which, regardless of past arguments from Apple, are strikingly reminiscent of Linux netbooks.

Raspberry Pi Model A released one year later

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  • Raspberry Pi Model A released one year later
  • New $25 Raspberry Pi Linux PC Lands in Europe; Cuts RAM, More Efficient
  • Getting rid of telemarketers with a Banana Phone

Booting Linux using UEFI can brick Samsung laptops

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Hardware

h-online.com: Booting Linux using UEFI just once on various Samsung laptops is enough to permanently stop them working. Several reports have been posted on the Ubuntu bug tracker, but the problem is likely to also be present in other Linux distributions, as it appears to be caused by a kernel driver for Samsung laptops.

Meeting the Baker: Eben Upton of Raspberry Pi

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linux-magazine.com: After six years of development, founder Eben Upton and the other members of the Raspberry Pi Foundation are finally seeing the results of their efforts.

Taking a bite from the Raspberry Pi

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Hardware

mybroadband.co.za: There’s a quiet revolution taking place in the world of electronics and it’s being led by ordinary people, writes Alistair Fairweather.

CompuLab Intense PC Pro Review – The Mini PC of your dreams

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Linux
Hardware

linuxuser.co.uk: The specs say it’s packed with power, but has CompuLab truly delivered an intense product in such a small package?

The Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu Edition

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Ubuntu

adventuresinoss.com: Back in December I learned that Dell was releasing an Ubuntu optimized version of its XPS 13 laptop. I ordered one, and I thought I’d share my experience here.

2012: The year that netbooks DIED

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theregister.co.uk: Netbooks – those compact, underpowered, inexpensive notebook PCs once hailed as the future of mobile computing – are set to disappear from retailer shelves in 2013, as the last remaining manufacturers of the devices prepare to exit the market.

Turn your Linux PC into a gaming machine

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Linux
Hardware

techradar.com: Component compatibility is something the manufacturers will have to become more au fait with though, and we're going to investigate just how well the big players are doing right now.

Open Source Notebook Novena Gets First Motherboard

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Gadgets
  • Open Source Notebook Novena Gets First Motherboard
  • Turning a Raspberry Pi into a tiny Linux notebook
  • KDE's Plama Active Running On Nexus 7

Chumby developer building open source laptop

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h-online.com: Andrew 'bunnie' Huang has announced he is planning to build a DIY laptop from openly documented hardware in an effort currently codenamed "Novena". Open hardware means that there are no licensing fees for circuit diagrams and specifications.

Raspberry Pi founder has plans for a sequel in 2015

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itpro.co.uk: Next generation Pis could come in at $20 price point, but existing devices to be shipping until 2020.

BeagleBoard XM Powered File Server

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  • BeagleBoard XM Powered File Server Using Ubuntu
  • Bonobo Extreme Review | LAS | s24e09
  • Star Wars Christmas Light Show Powered by Raspberry Pi and Debian
  • Tux Themed Boots at Auchan in Poland
  • 4 things I have learned since I was given a Raspberry PI

What’s Dell’s Next Open Source Move?

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Hardware

thevarguy.com: The Ubuntu-powered laptop recently released by Dell’s Project Sputnik has generated a lot of buzz, especially in the open source community. Now, many Linux enthusiasts are hoping to see a continued expansion of Dell’s open source hardware lineup.

HP Pavilion dm1-4310: SSD installation, and fun with EFI Boot

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Hardware

zdnet.com: Not having had enough abuse from my new HP Pavilion dm1-4310ez, I decided to swap the original disk for an SSD. Then the real fun started with EFI booting.

Dell ships XPS 13 laptop with Ubuntu

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OLPC
Hardware
Ubuntu
Gadgets
  • Dell ships lightweight XPS 13 laptop with Ubuntu
  • Dell releases powerful, well-supported Linux Ultrabook
  • HP Pavilion dm1-4310e: Swapping Windows 8 for Linux
  • OLPC cancels XO-3 tablet, downplays need for new hardware
  • Linux in Lilliput

Yes, the Raspberry Pi will run Minecraft

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Linux
Hardware
Software
  • The $35 Raspberry Pi: The cheapest way to play Minecraft
  • Tiny MAME cabinet built from Raspberry Pi
  • Camera for Raspberry Pi almost ready for production
  • Raspberry Pi vs MK802
  • Top ten open source gifts for the holidays

What Linux Users Need To Know When Holiday Shopping For PC Hardware

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phoronix.com: If you plan to upgrade your Linux desktop hardware in the near future or will be shopping for new PC hardware this holiday season, here's a few words of advice on recommended components and manufacturers to go with for the best Linux hardware experience.

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