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Linux-ready probes support networking multi-cores Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 10 2008 @ 01:58 PM EDT
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Swiss hardware tools vendor Abatron announced that its Linux-friendly hardware debug probes now support Cavium's Octeon and Octeon Plus processors. Abatron's BDI2000 and BDI3000 probes "and their associated applications" support multi-core development and control of the massively multicore MIPS64 networking chips, says the company.

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Linux micro-server monitors nets Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 10 2008 @ 01:47 PM EDT
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Japanese micro-server specialist Plat'Home announced U.S. availability of a Linux-based micro-server that monitors networks and servers for failures. The heat-resistant Kanshi BlockS Pro measures 4.5 x 3.2 x 1.5 inches and can monitor up to 253 servers, says Plat'Home.

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New Linux-powered PowerStation dispels rumors Power Architecture's death Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, July 09 2008 @ 03:47 PM EDT
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Terra Soft, the developer of Yellow Dog Linux on the PowerStation platform, is pushing the limits of design and performance with the planned mid-July release of a quad core PowerPC deskside tower that returns the Power Architecture to both the workstation and server markets at a competitive price.

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Motorola Ming A1600 ships Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 08 2008 @ 03:22 PM EDT
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Almost two weeks after leaking details about its new line of Ming PDA phones, Motorola made it official with a formal launch. Shipping now in China, the line includes a Linux-based Ming A1600 model offering GPS, handwriting recognition, and a 3.2-megapixel camera with business card reader.

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Openmoko to release Linux handset tomorrow Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 03 2008 @ 02:04 PM EDT
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Anyone fond of creating their own applications within a open source environment will soon be able to get mobile. Openmoko has finally announced the launch date of its Neo FreeRunner open-source phone.

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Acer punts 199... er... 220... er... Linux laptop Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, July 02 2008 @ 02:36 PM EDT
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Acer has clarified its pricing plan for the eagerly awaited Aspire One sub-notebook - and it's clarified the price upwards.

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Super Talent bundles Ubuntu Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 01 2008 @ 04:01 PM EDT
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SUPERTALENT Systems has announced that, for a limited time, it will include a free CD containing the Ubuntu Desktop Edition Linux operating system and the OpenOrifice software suite with its Masterdrive MX series solid state drives.

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Microsoft pushes India toward Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 01 2008 @ 02:41 PM EDT
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One of India's 28 states plans to distribute 100,000 Linux laptops to students there. ELCOT (Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited) apparently decided to use Linux exclusively after being put off by Microsoft's bundling tactics for academic users.

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Mass-market WiFi router invites Linux hackers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 01 2008 @ 01:39 PM EDT
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NetGear has announced an 802.11g WiFi router and access point made to be hacked. Seemingly created in homage to LinkSys's hacker-friendly "WRT54GL," the WGR614L offers fairly generous complements of CPU power, RAM, and Flash, and supports several commercial and community-supported alternative Linux-based router distributions.

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USB Linux systems expand Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, June 27 2008 @ 03:59 PM EDT
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Calao Systems has started shipping half a dozen expansion modules for its tiny USB key-sized Linux computer. The company has also launched a new low-powered USB computer that runs FreeRTOS, and offers CAN and LIN (local interconnect network) bus expansion.

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