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New Asus PC Comes with Ubuntu Linux Preloaded

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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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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.

Linux Driver Support Still Leaves A Lot To Desire

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phoronix.com: A few days ago when I shared the biggest problems with Linux as judged by the Phoronix community, at least a few people took issue with the fact that some of the ugly issues with Linux were pointed out.

Nvidia Responds to F-Bomb From Linus Torvalds

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wired.com: Linux creator Linus Torvalds may call Nvidia “the single worst company” the Linux community has ever dealt with. But the chipmaker makes no apologies for its approach to the open source operating system.

Linux Founder Flips Off & Says ‘F**k You’ To NVIDIA Over Driver Support

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legitreviews.com: On June 14th, the Linux creator spoke in front of students at the Aalto University Center for Entrepreneurship in Otaniemi, Finland. The video has made it online and it has started to get some attention this weekend due to some comments in the video.

Raspberry Pi review

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theinquirer.net: THE RASPBERRY PI has been one of the most eagerly anticipated devices of the year. It's a low-cost machine that allows students to get to grips with programming, and has also sparked a huge amount of interest from computer technology enthusiasts.

Introducing the mintBox

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linuxmint.com: In association with CompuLab, Linux Mint is proud to present the mintBox.

Hands On With The System76 ‘Lemur Ultra’ Ubuntu Laptop

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omgubuntu.co.uk: When it comes to laptops that solely ship Ubuntu as an operating system one of the most well known names is System76.

Invasion of the Tiny, Linux-Powered PCs

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linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Bigger may be better if you're from Texas, but it's becoming increasingly clear to the rest of us that it really is a small world after all. Case in point? None other than what one might reasonably call the invasion of tiny Linux PCs going on all around us.

World's 'simplest' Linux laptop reaches the UK

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computerworlduk.com: French firm Ordissimo is bringing “the world’s simplest laptop” to the UK, a small family of Linux-based computers aimed at the population of holdouts who find conventional PCs and the online world that comes with it too complex to bother with.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680: Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 12.04 Linux

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phoronix.com: Today are the results of a comparison of Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS when using a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 "Kepler" graphics card.

Top 3 Websites To Check Whether Your Hardware Is Supported By Linux

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makeuseof.com: If you’ve ever used Linux, you’ve probably noticed that a lot of hardware works straight out of the box, no questions asked. However, no operating system will have support for every single piece of hardware out of the box.

Why Opensource Xorg/Gallium drivers suck on linux desktop

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: They suck for sure. Have a look at the stuff (marked red) that's not working perfectly. The current situation in modern ati graphics chips almost wards off anybody from using linux.

Dell tests open-source laptop for developers

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gigaom.com: What is it that web developers want? That’s what Dell is trying to find out with its just-launched Project Sputnik, an “experimental” laptop bundled with Ubuntu Linux plus utilities, and with an easy on-ramp to github repositories coming soon.

Also: Canonical: Ubuntu To Soon Ship On 5% Of PCs

NVIDIA's 302 Linux Driver Finally Has RandR 1.2/1.3

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phoronix.com: At long last, the NVIDIA binary Linux graphics driver properly implements support for versions 1.2 and 1.3 of RandR, the Resize and Rotate extension for the X.Org Server.

Raspberry Pi review

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techrepublic.com: The Raspberry Pi is one of the most eagerly-awaited computers of 2012. With more than 350,000 people on the Raspberry Pi waiting list, it's an enthusiasts' machine with mainstream appeal.

LED case lights reflect CPU usage

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hackaday.com: A lot of Linux users include system monitor information in their status panel so that they can see when the CPU is grinding away. [Kevin] is taking the concept one step further by changing his case lights based on CPU usage.

Red Hat and SUSE join IBM in new Linux system, Canonical opts out

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zdnet.com: While Red Hat and SUSE are throwing their support behind IBM’s new Linux POWER servers, Canonical, Ubuntu’s parent company, has opted to sit this one out.

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