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  • Opinion: What's Coming Next for Ubuntu Linux?

    With the release of Ubuntu Linux 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" less than a week ago, there's still plenty of excitement and discussion about this latest iteration of Canonical's popular Linux distribution.

  • Opinion: Now with More RAM, the 'Vivaldi' Linux Tablet Is Almost Ready

    There was plenty of excitement earlier this year over the news that a fully open tablet was in the works, and late last week some new revelations were made about the device that are sure to step up the anticipation even more.

  • News: Wait, IS desktop Linux a flop? Readers weigh in

    While one could be forgiven for expecting a flame war in the comments on an article entitled "Why Linux is a desktop flop," the discussion that followed its publication was, in the main, thought-provoking and respectful.

  • News: Try 'Precise Tweak' to Customize Ubuntu Linux 12.04

    Customizability has always been one of Linux's best defining features, and the newly released Ubuntu Linux 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" is no exception.

  • News: Why Linux is a desktop flop

    It's free, easier to use than ever, IT staffers know it and love it, and it has fewer viruses and Trojans than Windows.

  • News: Red Hat beta release stuffed with new features

    Red Hat released a feature-packed beta of Enterprise Linux 6.3 earlier this week, making major changes in areas ranging from security to virtualization.

  • What's new in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

    With the release of the latest long-term support version of Ubuntu, we take a look at the new features which make the free operating system faster and easier to use than ever.

  • News: Ubuntu Linux 12.04 'Precise Pangolin' Is Here at Last

    After months of widespread anticipation, the latest version of Canonical's popular Linux distribution--Ubuntu 12.04 LTS “Precise Pangolin”--was released in its final form early Thursday morning.

  • News: Canonical gears Linux upgrade to the cloud

    Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS will feature the Essex release of the OpenStack cloud fabric layer

  • Opinion: Which Linux Distro Is Fairest of Them All? Ubuntu, Survey Says

    With so many Linux distributions to choose from, beauty tends to be in the eye of the beholder, as they say, when it comes to deciding which are the best ones.

  • Opinion: Google Drive for Linux Is on the Way

    The Google Drive launch has been one of the big announcements of the week, but it was a fairly unequivocal disappointment for one vocal category of users: Linux users are justifiably miffed that the new cloud storage service doesn't support the free and open source operating system.

  • News: Linux Foundation's open-source cloud conference set for August

    The Linux Foundation today announced that it would hold a symposium on the cloud, big data and open source this August in San Diego dubbed CloudOpen.

  • News: Ubuntu Linux 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal' Is Born

    Naming conventions are rarely dull in the world of Linux distributions, and Ubuntu Linux is no exception.

  • Opinion: $70 ARM PC Can Run Android and Ubuntu Linux

    There's been a great deal of excitement this year about tiny, cheap computers such as Cotton Candy and Raspberry Pi, and no wonder: Linux-powered devices like these are nothing short of a computing revolution, both for the way they make technology more accessible to those who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford it, and for lowering the cost of innovation and experimentation for everyone.

  • Opinion: Top Honor for Linus Torvalds Highlights Linux's Importance

    It's no secret that Linux powers much of the technology we all rely on every day, but on Thursday the creator of the free and open source operating system received an honor that underscores the software's ubiquity and global importance.

  • News: Linus Torvalds named a finalist for Millennium Technology Prize

    The Technology Academy of Finland announced Thursday that Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds is one of two laureates for the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize, in recognition of his contributions to the open-source software world.

  • News: Linux Torvalds shortlisted for 2012 Millennium Technology Prize

    The Technology Academy Finland has shortlisted Linus Torvalds for its 2012 Millennium Technology Prize, worth over €1 million (US$1.3 million).

  • Opinion: Carry Any Operating System in Your Pocket

    Creating a bootable version of Windows, Mac OS, or Linux is a great way to repurpose your old USB flash drives. You never know when you might need to reinstall your favorite operating system or repair the PC of a family member or friend, so take a moment to read over our guide to creating bootable flash drives--and then build a portable PC toolkit you can carry in your pocket.

  • News: Fedora Linux 17 Reaches Beta with Six Key Updates

    The Fedora Project on Tuesday announced that the next version of its namesake Linux distribution--Fedora 17, also known as “Beefy Miracle”--has now entered beta testing.

  • News: Farewell, Apple. Hello Linux Mint!

    That's right, I packed it in. My MacBook Pro is now on the shelf. In a while, it goes on Craigslist -- not because it's been obsoleted by the latest version of Mac OS -- Mountain Lion as mine will work okay (some MacBook Pros will not). Instead, there's a cushy comfort zone that's dangerous for a product reviewer to fall into.

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