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  • News: Linux Kernel Update Brings a New Wave of Hardware Support

    Updates to the Linux kernel are always exciting because of the advance look they provide at what's to come in upcoming Linux distributions, and Thursday's 2.6.39 release is no exception.

  • News: Attachmate has high hopes for Novell products

    Attachmate intends to revitalize the sales and technical development of the end-user computing products that it acquired when it purchased Novell, such as those for virtualization and enterprise collaboration.

  • News: Attachmate has high hopes for Novell products

    Attachmate intends to revitalize the sales and technical development of the end-user computing products that it acquired when it purchased Novell, such as those for virtualization and enterprise collaboration.

  • Opinion: Computer Centers in W. Virginia Volunteer Fire Stations

    West Virginia is leading the nation in technology innovation. Not the kind of innovation involved in designing computer chips, but in an equally important kind of innovation--social innovation in expanding access to computers, broadband Internet, and computer training. Other states have set up public-use computers at public libraries, but that's not always feasible when the only public library in town is small and understaffed. West Virginia has come up with the idea of providing computer access at volunteer fire and rescue departments and has received a Federal Broadband Technology Opportunities Program grant to put its ideas into practice.

  • Opinion: 'Browser in a Box' Runs Firefox 4 with Ultra Security

    Security is an oft-debated topic in the ongoing browser wars, but there's no denying that malware is a common problem for all of the leading contenders.

  • Opinion: What Linux Needs Is Some Good Marketing

    It's been an exciting year for Linux so far, thanks at least in part to the release of Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal," which is shaping up to be the first desktop Linux release targeted squarely at newcomers to the free and open source operating system.

  • Opinion: Chrome OS Will Likely Include Netflix Support

    Now that the Google I/O conference for developers is just a day away, speculation as to what will be revealed in San Francisco this week is reaching a fever pitch.

  • Opinion: For the Unity-Averse, a Peek Ahead at Linux Mint 11

    Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" has been out for about a week now, and it's become clear that opinions are divided on Unity, its new desktop shell.

  • How-Tos: How to Install Ubuntu 11.04 'Natty Narwhal' With Wubi

    Ubuntu 11.04, or "Natty Narwhal," has been out just a few days, but already it's being billed as possibly the most accessible and user-friendly Linux distribution ever. With its new Unity interface, the open-source operating system mimics what many people are used to in the mobile arena to create a simple, intuitive way to get things done.

  • News: Natty Narwhal: the First Linux for Newbies?

    Whenever a new version of an operating system is released, it's common to see a wave of reviews following on its heels, assessing how the software compares with what came before it and weighing its new pros and cons.

  • News: Coming Soon: A Faster Firefox for Linux Users

    Linux users' proverbial cup is already overflowing this spring thanks to several recent coups for the open source operating system. Just last week, however, more good news arrived for users of the free software in the form of an announcement from Mozilla that Firefox has been given a huge speed boost on Linux.

  • Feature: A newcomers guide to Ubuntu Linux

    As someone who has only a basic knowledge of computers, I'm most comfortable when working in a familiar Windows environment or, at a stretch, Mac OS X. PC Advisor decided to throw me in at the deep end, tasking me with getting to grips with Ubuntu Light. It wanted to know whether Ubuntu really was as user-friendly for Linux novices as enthusiasts would have you believe.

  • News: Google found guilty of patent infringement for using Linux

    A US jury has told Google that it owes Bedrock Computer Technologies $5m in damages for using versions of Linux that infringe on Bedrock's patents.

  • News: Ubuntu Server geared for future clouds

    The server edition of Ubuntu 11.04, "Natty Narwhal" gets an updated set of cloud support tools

  • News: Meet Ubuntu 11.04 'Natty Narwhal'... Linux just got cool

    When Canonical releases the latest version of its Ubuntu Linux operating system on 28 April, it's ready to take on Windows. At least that's what Director of Communications Gerry Carr told PC Advisor in an exclusive interview to promote Ubuntu 11.04 'Natty Narwhal'.

  • News: Linux patent protection network gets boost from Facebook, HP

    Facebook, HP, Rackspace, Juniper, Fujitsu and dozens of other organizations have joined a group building a defensive patent portfolio to protect Linux-using members from potential lawsuits.

  • News: LinuxCon to feature Red Hat, WebOS, Ubuntu and more as Linux turns 20

    Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst, HP CTO Phil McKinney, Ubuntu technical architect Allison Randal and Marten Mickos of MySQL and Eucalyptus will keynote LinuxCon.

  • News: State Street modernizing with cloud, Linux technologies

    State Street Corporation says technology must evolve to meet the increasingly demanding needs of financial services.

  • News: CentOS 5.6: A Free Powerhouse for Web Servers

    Linux distribution releases have been coming fast and furious this spring, bringing fans of the free and open source operating system more choices and more capabilities than ever before.

  • News: New GNOME cuts the clutter

    Five years in the making, the new version of the Gnome Linux desktop interface has been radically reworked



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