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Panel PCs run Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 13 2009 @ 02:20 PM EDT
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Borg Displays announced two touchscreen panel PCs designed for home control, energy management, kiosks, and digital signage. The 15-inch Protege 15 and 8-inch Protege 8 respectively offer 1GHz Via Eden or 500MHz AMD Geode LX800 processors, and both include gigabit Ethernet connectivity, the company says.

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Brits to test life without Windows Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 13 2009 @ 01:53 PM EDT
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Two British IT workers are planning to spend a month without Windows, using GNU/Linux instead in a project designed to see whether "the Linux operating system is capable of delivering the function and style of delivery that an established Windows user can adapt to easily."

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Dell spins lower-cost netbook Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 13 2009 @ 01:51 PM EDT
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Dell has announced a lower-cost version of its popular Mini 10 netbook, which runs Ubuntu Linux. The Dell Inspiron Mini 10v sells for $300, offering a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270, 10-inch display, 120GB or 160GB hard drive, and a 1.3 megapixel webcam, the company says.

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Netbook runs on AA batteries Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 04:31 PM EDT
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NorhTec announced a netbook that operates on eight AA batteries, has an internal power supply, and runs Linux on a 1GHz x86-based SoC (system on chip). The "Gecko EduBook" has an 8.9-inch display, has an easily reconfigurable modular design, and will cost under $200, says NorhTec.

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Xandros Presto Linux review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 03:03 PM EDT
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Xandros Presto is - for want of a better term - a ‘lightweight' version of the company's Debian-derived Linux distribution, and no prizes for guessing the thinking behind its name.

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Linutop 2 super small desktop PC Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 01:43 PM EDT
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French vendor Linutop's original model of its eponymous machine was the size of a Nintendo DS, with no on-board storage at all – it booted from a USB stick. It's now been replaced with the Linutop 2, essentially a rebadged Ion A603 MiniPC from First Computer – but with European support.

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Linux pioneer dies in tragic circumstances Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 01:27 PM EDT
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The Linux community is poorer this week following the untimely death of Anthony Rumble, founder of Everything Linux and well-known member of the Sydney Linux Users Group.

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12 of the Best Free Linux News Aggregators Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 10 2009 @ 07:47 AM EDT
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A news aggregator is software which collect news, weblog posts, and other information from the web so that they can be read in a single location for easy viewing. With the range of news sources available on the internet, news aggregators play an essential role in helping users to quickly locate breaking news.

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BIOS flashing comes to Linux at last Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, May 07 2009 @ 07:30 PM EDT
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No more dirty DOS bootdisks need touch your pristine Linux box, now that a new Linux app FlashROM is on the verge of release.

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There's Way More to Linux than Ubuntu: 8 Distros Compared Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, May 07 2009 @ 04:02 PM EDT
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Yes, there is more to Linux than Ubuntu. As you are probably aware, there are many different types of Linux to choose from, even though not all get the attention they deserve.

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