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Ubuntu TV: the case for Unity

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu TV: the case for Unity
  • Tiny Cotton Candy Computer Runs Android 4.0 ICS, Ubuntu
  • Raspberry Pi makes the sub-$100 PC a reality

A First Look at New Ubuntu Laptops and PCs from CTL

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: I had the opportunity yesterday to visit CTL Corp located in Portland, Oregon and sit down with Erik Stromquist, Executive VP and COO and Michael Tupper, Director of Business Development.

Raspberry Pi bids for success with classroom coders

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Hardware

bbc.co.uk: With the machine about to start its first major production run, could it be the right tool to revitalise computer science in schools?

The 7 Best Servers for Linux

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serverwatch.com: Linux systems are an elusive quarry. The prevailing assumption is that when you purchase a new system, you want Windows. That isn't always the case. While it's much easier to find factory-produced Linux systems than it was just two years ago, it's still no easy task.

Raspberry Pi Lands eBay Bidding Up To $2,700 USD

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tomshardware.com: The Raspberry Pi beta boards that are currently auctioning on eBay are reaching bids of up to $2,700 USD. The retail version will sell for $25 and $35 USD.

Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and MSI tip Cedar Trail netbooks

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linuxfordevices.com: Following Intel's announcement of its 32nm "Cedar Trail" N-Series Atoms, Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and MSI have all tipped netbook models equipped with the processors.

Raspberry Pi Linux computer goes on sale on eBay

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techworld.com: The super-cheap Raspberry Pi Linux computer has been given huge New Year boost with the news that the first beta development boards have been put up for auction on eBay.

Raspberry Pi Beta Boards Unveiled

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raspberrypi.org: Here’s a little something to warm your festive cockles. These are populated boards from our first run of beta devices. They’re undergoing electrical testing alongside hardware and software testing at the moment, and if all goes well, the Raspberry Pi you’ll be buying in January.

AMD Radeon HD 7970 On Linux

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phoronix.com: You've may have heard or seen that AMD introduced the Radeon HD 7970 graphics card this morning as their first product built in their "Southern Islands" family and is based on their new GPU architecture, but how well does it work under Linux for the open-source and closed-source AMD Catalyst Linux drivers?

Dell pulls out of netbook market

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linuxfordevices.com: Dell has discontinued making consumer netbooks and appears to be ready to phase out its Latitude business netbooks in favor of larger ultrabooks.

Building The Linux Kernel In 60 Seconds

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phoronix.com: In less than one minute, it's now possible to build the Linux kernel from source on a desktop. What's the magic behind this?

Raspberry Pi deserves Slackware

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Slack

slackbook.org: The Raspberry Pi is being created by a charitable foundation. It is designed to “plug into a TV or be combined with a touch screen for a low cost tablet“. There is a thread on LinuxQuestions which shows that it may in fact not be hard to boot Slackware –

Open Source and the Open Road, Part 1

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OSS

linuxinsider.com: Automotive electronics are becoming more sophisticated each year, and it's reaching the point at which some cars may soon need built-in operating systems in order for people to use them properly.

Linux Hardware: External SATA Drive Dock (USB3)

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Hardware

gnuski.blogspot: I recently purchased an External Drive Dock for work; this allows me to plug 2 SATA drives into my USB3 card, power on the dock, and mount (up to) two internal hard drives as if they were normal USB drives.

Linux-based GameGadget wants to become the iPod of classic portable gaming

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Gaming

geek.com: Anyone who wants to game on the go has a number of choices. There’s the Nintendo DS and 3DS, the PSP or the upcoming PS Vita, and then the growing competition from App Store and Android Market games running on smartphones or media players. Is there room for yet another platform?

Review: Amazon's Kindle Fire isn't really a tablet

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linuxfordevices.com: Amazon's Kindle Fire is the world's smallest vending machine disguised as a tablet. In other words, according to this eWEEK review, it's really a dedicated media device, not something you should expect to use for work.

40 years of Intel CPUs

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  • 4004 to Sandy Bridge, 40 years of Intel CPUs
  • Raspberry Pi's printed circuit board
  • Is Your SATA Cable Slowing Down Your Data Transfers?

Introducing the ColorHug open source colorimeter

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blogs.gnome.org: For the past 3 weeks I’ve been working long nights on an open source colorimeter called the ColorHug. This is hardware that measures the colors shown on the screen and creates a color profile.

Acer Aspire One 522

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Hardware

zdnet.co.uk: When I first saw this Aspire One advertised for 230 Swiss Francs (about £160), I thought it must have been some kind of mistake. I went and looked at it in the shop, and I still thought it was a mistake - it looked like a pretty nice little netbook for such a low price.

A 14-Way Comparison Of NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers

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Software

phoronix.com: Back in September I provided the most comprehensive AMD Radeon Linux graphics comparison that took 28 graphics cards from all supported ATI/AMD Radeon product families and tested them under Linux using the latest Catalyst driver as well as the open-source Mesa/Gallium3D driver. In this article is a similar comparison on the NVIDIA side.

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