Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
thinkmoult.com: Hardware isn’t generally my thing. When it comes to software, I like to break and create. But in my opinion, hardware should just work. But even though that’s another story altogether, it did explain my apprehension when I greeted the UPS guy one morning delivering a BeagleBone Black.
drdobbs.com: I've been talking about using Linux-based systems for embedded use lately. One very popular system is the Raspberry Pi.
linux.com: So there I was with a perfectly good desktop system running various flavors of Linux, and then I says to myself, I said "Self, it's time for an upgrade!" My old system ran on an AMD Phenom X3, a mere 4GB RAM, and a ragtag gaggle of external audio interfaces and multiple printers, all housed in a nice quiet Antec case.
everydaylinuxuser.com: Since the introduction of Windows 8 there have been more and more questions appearing on the /r/linux, r/linuxquestions and /r/linux4noobs sub-reddits at Reddit asking how to install Linux on laptops that come with UEFI secure boot enabled.
computerworld.com.au: If you like to build your own PC or just want something extremely portable, these tiny devices can be very useful.
groklaw.net: I impulsively bought one of the $199 Acer C7 Chromebooks, specifically to find out if I could successfully put pure Linux on the Android laptop. I know Android runs on Linux, the kernel, but I wanted KDE, which is what I normally run. I wanted both, and I thought it'd be fun.
linuxinsider.com: Well the Fourth of July may have come and gone for another year here in the Land of Stars and Stripes, but for Linux fans, every day is Independence Day.
h-online.com: Former Chumby developer Andrew "bunnie" Huang has shared more details about his Novena open source development laptop on his blog.
phoronix.com: With the Linux 3.10 kernel having been pulled recently into the Ubuntu 13.10 archive, new benchmarks have been conducted comparing the open-source Nouveau driver against the binary NVIDIA 319.32 Linux graphics driver on a NVIDIA-powered laptop.
techradar.com: We're now almost midway through 2013 and the tablet is still growing, in numbers and in strength, and regardless of whether it's an Android or Apple device. So, as the old saying goes, if you can't beat them, join them. So, here's our roundup of tablet-ready Linux.
user-prompt.com: Call for participation in a study about the requirements for the screen management tool KScreen.
wired.com: Dell has long been one of the most Linux-friendly PC manufacturers. But with its project Sputnik, Dell has really embraced open source software in a way unique to all PC makers. Sputnik is the nickname for Dell’s newest Linux laptop — the XPS 13 Developer Edition.
makeuseof.com: Since its release in 2012 the Raspberry Pi has proved something of a phenomenon. Costing less than $40, the Raspberry Pi is a hugely successful computer, largely due to its low price. But is it really as low-budget as you think? Could it be that the true cost of a Raspberry Pi is in fact much more? I decided to take a look.