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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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Mobile Linux players band together Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 26 2008 @ 04:02 PM EDT
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Consolidation in the mobile operating system space continued on Thursday as two Linux groups merged operations.

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Dual-core x86 net box runs Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 25 2008 @ 01:49 PM EDT
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Win Enterprises is shipping a 1U, Core2 Duo-based network appliance with eight Ethernet ports. The Linux-compatible PL-60760 targets firewalls, VPN gateways, IDS/IPS (intrusion detection and prevention systems), NAC (network access control) systems, and UTM (unified threat management) applications based on Linux and other embedded OSes.

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ASUS backs down on anti-Linux pricing Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, June 24 2008 @ 01:59 PM EDT
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Asus has quietly ditched its ludicrous policy of charging $50 more for the Linux-based Eee PC 901 than the XP one.

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$75 SODIMM-sized SBC runs Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, June 20 2008 @ 07:57 PM EDT
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India-based E-con Systems has announced a Marvell PXA270-based system on module (SOM) that sells for as little as $75. The SODIMM-sized eSOM270 comes pre-installed with Linux, includes 64MB or 128MB of RAM, and has a camera interface and a LCD controller, E-con says.

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