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Geode ETX module runs Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, August 13 2008 @ 03:53 PM EDT
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UK-based embedded device manufacturer Datasound Laboratories (DSL) announced an embedded module based on Kontron's ETX "computer-on-module" form-factor spec. Based on an AMD Geode LX800 clocked at 500MHz, the Linux-compatible LX800-ETX Module supports displays with resolutions up to 1600 x 1200.

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Dell shipping five Hardy Heron systems Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, August 12 2008 @ 02:55 PM EDT
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Dell is shipping two new laptops with widescreen LCD displays and Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) operating systems with DVD playback. Additionally, the largest U.S. PC maker has started offering Hardy Heron on three models previously available with the earlier Gutsy Gibbon Ubuntu release.

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Netbooks spark Linux redesigns Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, August 11 2008 @ 03:58 PM EDT
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Netbooks made an impact at this year's Linuxworld, a sign that these lightweight machines may bring the Linux OS to a larger audience.

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Lightweight Linux Desktop Proves Popular with Netbooks Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 07 2008 @ 04:57 PM EDT
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LinuxWorld is under way in San Francisco this week (see Wired’s coverage) and gOS, the Linux distro that made a splash after Walmart started selling gOS-equipped PCs, is back with a new release.

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32GB flash chips target mobile devices Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 07 2008 @ 04:30 PM EDT
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Toshiba has announced new NAND flash memory devices said to offer the highest densities ever. The 32GB devices use chips built on 43 nanometer process technology, integrate controllers for standard interfaces, and target mobile phones, handhelds, and PNDs (personal navigation devices).

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Linux versus RTOS Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, August 06 2008 @ 03:54 PM EDT
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Hans-Jürgen Rauscher, System Architect at Wind River, compares the real-time capabilities of Linux and a real-time operating system.

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Lenovo launches a netbook Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, August 05 2008 @ 02:36 PM EDT
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Lenovo has announced its entry into the "netbook" market. The Linux-based IdeaPad S9 and Windows-XP-based S10 feature 8.9- and 10-inch displays, respectively, plus 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 processors, 1.3 megapixel webcams, 802.11b/g wireless networking, and up to 160GB of storage, says the company.

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Linux to Outsell Windows in Mobile Internet Device Market Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, August 05 2008 @ 01:59 PM EDT
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Mobile Linux will outsell Microsoft Windows Mobile and other rival OS makers in the mobile Internet device market by 2013, says ABI Research. Moblin, LiMo and Maemo will be the leading Linux mobile providers.

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Linux rescues KVM rack gear Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, August 05 2008 @ 01:25 PM EDT
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Opengear is shipping a uClinux-based console server designed for enterprises with unused KVM infrastructure. The KCS6000 KVM gateway console turns outdated rack-mounted keyboards and LCD screens into stations where users can remotely administer headless gear using an array of modern remote access protocols, OpenGear says.

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CG Linux supports multicore MIPS64 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, August 04 2008 @ 03:43 PM EDT
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Montavista says its Linux distribution for Carrier Grade infrastructure systems now supports five MIPS64-based multicore system-on-chip processors from Cavium. Specifically, MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition 5.0 (CGE) now supports Cavium's CN5800, CN5600, CN5200, CN5000, and CN3800 processor families, the commercial Linux OS and tools provider said.

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