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Raspberry Pi 2: Raspbian (ARMv6) v Linaro (ARMv7) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, March 09 2015 @ 02:03 PM EST
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The Raspberry Pi Foundation make it pretty clear that Raspbian is the recommended operating system for the Raspberry Pi series of computers. Most of the Foundation's documentation and support directs users to Raspbian. The downloads section of their website does list other operating system images. But there are many more images available, and one really piqued my curiosity; a Ubuntu 14.10 / Linaro 15.01 "developer" image. Unlike Raspbian, this image is compiled for ARMv7/armhf.

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Raspberry Pi 2 review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, March 06 2015 @ 02:51 PM EST
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The latest chapter of the Raspberry Pi promises so much, but does it deliver? The Raspberry Pi is a series of credit-card sized single-board computers. The original Raspberry Pi was acclaimed by some reviewers as a desktop PC replacement. The reality was vastly different.

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MIPS Creator CI20 review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 14 2015 @ 02:54 AM EST
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A Pi competitor using a MIPS chip with potentially a lot more power and much more uses for makers and hackers.

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5 Top Free TeX Books Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, January 04 2015 @ 08:04 AM EST
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TeX is a system for computer typesetting. It is a powerful low-level markup and programming language that creates professional quality typeset text. The system was developed by Donald Knuth at Stanford University with the purpose of enabling anyone to generate high-quality books, and to develop a system that yields the same results whatever computer is used.

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6-Way Winter 2014 Linux Distribution Comparison Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 11 2014 @ 11:46 PM EST
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With this week's launch of Fedora 21, here's a performance comparison of the new Fedora Linux release compared to the Arch-based Antergos rolling-release distribution, Debian GNU/Linux Jessie, openSUSE Tumbleweed, CentOS Linux 7, and Ubuntu 14.10.

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Review: 6 business-class Chromebooks test their mettle Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 11 2014 @ 02:32 PM EST
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Is a Chromebook for you? Which one? We put top models from Acer, Dell, Google, HP, Samsung, and Toshiba to the test.

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Telegram Desktop Native App for Linux Is Simply Awesome Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, December 05 2014 @ 04:49 AM EST
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A large number of people are using Whatsapp on their phones, but a very good alternative for that app is Telegram. The main difference is that the Telegram devs have also released a desktop client for the Linux platform, that is also open source.

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GoodGame Empire Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 01 2014 @ 09:31 AM EST
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This is a review of the game "Goodgame Empire" which is a free online strategy game that you can play in your browser or via your Android phone.

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Tesco Hudl HT7S3 Review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 19 2013 @ 05:37 PM EDT
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Tablets are the perfect way to surf the web, play games, and watch videos on the sofa or a train. The popularity of these small portable devices continues to gain momentum. The Hudl is Tesco's first venture into what is now a very crowded tablet market.

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Linux Podcasts That Slipped Through The Net Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, July 13 2013 @ 10:14 AM EDT
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I previously highlighted my favorite picks of Linux podcasts in my article titled 'Illuminating Linux Podcasts'. I wanted to keep the selection down to 20 podcasts. But this inevitably meant that some admirable Linux podcasts were omitted. Sorry to these podcasters! So here are a further 10 podcasts that will be of interest to Linux users.

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