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Yes, the Raspberry Pi will run Minecraft

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  • 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.

Ubuntu ‘Black Friday’ Bargains

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omgubuntu.co.uk: It’s so-called “Black Friday” today, an annual US event in which adults gather en-mass at retail stores to fight each other for discounted electric whisks, George Foreman grills, and plasma TVs.

Hands On With The Dell ‘Sputnik’ Ubuntu Laptop [Review]

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omgubuntu.co.uk: The Sputnik is Dell’s cleverly code-named latest laptop endeavour. It’s a Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook that has a line up of hardware that Dell feels will lure developers away from competing vendors.

World’s oldest original digital computer is turned back on after 61 years

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extremetech.com: The world’s oldest, original, still-working digital computer has been unveiled at the National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park. The computer was originally powered up in 1951.

6 Preloaded Linux PCs For Your 2012 Holiday Wishlist

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linux.com: Think Linux is just a hobbyist's platform for manual installation by experts who already know it well? Think again. As the following examples show, vendors are increasingly selling it preloaded and ready to go as a compelling Windows 8 alternative.

System76 unveils an 'extreme performance' Ubuntu Linux laptop

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pcworld.com: On Monday, however, System76 unveiled another Linux-powered machine that some may find even more compelling: the 17.3-inch Bonobo Extreme featuring “the world's fastest GPUs."

Raspberry Pi reaches critical mass as XBMC hardware

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hackaday.com: For years I’ve been dreaming of a streaming media device that could just be stuck to the back of a television. Since XBMC has been far and away my favorite set-top box software, I’ve closely monitored hardware developments that can run that package.

ZaReason’s Ubuntu All-in-One PC Might Look A Little Familiar…

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Linux hardware re-sellers ZaReason have debuted their ‘Zimo 930′ PC – an all-in-one desktop computer that has more than a whiff of familiarity about it.

Nvidia's Ginormous Gift to Linux Gamers

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linuxinsider.com (blog safari): It used to be that gaming was Linux's "Achilles' heel" of sorts, cited by more than a few enthusiasts as justification for their reluctance to switch away from Windows. Fast forward to today...

Review: 6 slick open source routers

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infoworld.com: DD-WRT, Tomato, OpenWRT, M0n0wall, PfSense, and Vyatta suit a wide range of devices and networking needs

ZaReason UltraLap 430 pairs penguin power with Ultrabook form factor

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arstechnica.com: There aren't many options for Linux users who want an Ultrabook that comes preloaded with their favorite distro. But the recently-introduced ZaReason UltraLap 430 aims to change that, pairing penguin power with the popular Ultrabook form factor.

New NVIDIA Driver ‘Doubles Performance’ on Linux

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omgubuntu.co.uk: The latest NVidia GeForce driver, released yesterday, gives Linux users ‘double the performance’ and ‘dramatically reduces game loading times’, according to the company’s press release.

Torvalds on laptops: Make higher-def resolution standard

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computerworld.com.au: The outspoken creator of Linux, Linus Torvalds, called for laptop makers to follow the tablet world's lead in using the highest-resolution displays possible on mobile devices, in a post on Google Plus.

Is Valve Planning A Linux-based gaming console?

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davestechsupport.com: Recently, Valve made an announcement that it will be porting Steam to Linux (with official support for Ubuntu Linux in particular) and is entering the Beta Testing phase as I write this. I believe Valve’s long term goal is to use Ubuntu as the basis for a new console system, similar to the Xbox.

Raspberry Pi primed for new OS after drivers are fully open sourced

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zdnet.com: Efforts to bring new operating systems like Risc OS and FreeBSD to the cheap Linux board have been given a boost by a decision to fully open-source drivers for its ARM-based SoC.

Raspberry Pi graphics code is now open source

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liliputing.com: The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released the source code for the graphics core of the mini-computer’s Broadcom BCM2835. That makes the Raspberry Pi the first ARM-based system-on-a-chip computer with vendor-provided open source drivers.

Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

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techgage.com: No - your eyes are not deceiving you. Logitech has finally released a mechanical keyboard, going by the name G710+. It uses CHERRY MX Brown switches backed with sound dampeners, has 100% backlight coverage, includes six G macro keys and also dedicated media keys. Is it worth the higher-than-normal $150 price tag? Let's find out.

Raspberry Pi delivery delays leave buyers hungry (and angry)

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zdnet.com: Many RS Components customers who purchased the credit card-sized computer in the summer are still waiting for their Raspberry Pi to arrive, with some facing waits of up to six months.

Two new Asus laptops offer an Ubuntu Linux option

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pcworld.com: As the arrival of Windows 8 draws ever nearer, it's not surprising to see the debut of a flurry of devices featuring the new OS.

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