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eyeOS Takes the Operating System Into the Cloud

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ostatic.com/blog: eyeOS is an open source cloud computing operating system that easily installs on a Web server and is designed for personal or collaborative use. It's a great option for schools, small businesses, and public Internet access.

The Pointlessness of Google’s Chrome OS

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  • The Pointlessness of Google’s Chrome OS

  • Google Chrome OS: Desktop Linux's Last Chance

Google promises 'the end of viruses'

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techradar.com: Google's Engineering Director has promised that its forthcoming Chrome OS will see 'the end of malware'.

Bill Gates: Chrome OS looks a lot like Linux

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  • Google’s Chrome OS looks a lot like a familiar Linux: Bill Gates

  • Will Linux Shine as Google Chrome OS?
  • With Chrome OS, Google Is Doing What Other Vendors Should Have
  • Dell on Dell on Google's Chrome OS and More

Android Live CD: Not Quite There Yet

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igneousquill.net: Yesterday I learned that a live CD version of Android was available for download. I've been curious about this OS and have tried out several Linux live CDs of other distros, so I thought I'd give this one a look.

News Of Solaris's Death Is Greatly Exaggerated

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informationweek.com: Sun's got a long, hard road ahead of it as a new sibling in the Oracle family, but I'm not inclined to believe the recent doomsaying that Solaris, or OpenSolaris, is about to be kicked out of the house. If that happens, it won't be for years yet, if at all.

Is Oracle getting ready to kill OpenSolaris?

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blogs.computerworld.com: So, what does a Linux company like Oracle wants to do with its newly purchased Sun's open-source operating system, OpenSolaris? The answer appears to be: "Nothing."

Why Chrome OS will turn Linux into a desktop winner

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  • Why Google Chrome OS will turn GNU/Linux into a desktop winner

  • The history and future of Chrome OS
  • Taking the 'PC' out of the Chrome OS equation
  • Google Chrome OS, An Attack on Linux?
  • Google OS invading Microsoft’s space for a change
  • Ubuntu Voltron vs Google Chrome OS
  • Chrome OS as I Imagine It

Free Operating Systems That Aren't Linux

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informationweek.com: We look beyond the traditional open source OS of choice to other free options such BSD, OpenSolaris, HaikuOS, ReactOS, and PureDarwin.

PC makers less upbeat about Chrome OS

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  • PC makers less upbeat than Google about Chrome OS

  • Schmidt: Chrome OS will run other browsers
  • Intel backing Google OS
  • Google and Intel secretly worked on Chrome OS
  • How Chrome OS Will Help Ubuntu
  • Putting What We Know About Chrome OS Into Context
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Beignet is the project out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center for exposing GPGPU/compute capabilities out of Ivy Bridge hardware and newer when using a fully open-source Linux stack. While Beignet differs greatly from Gallium3D's Clover state tracker, this Intel-specific open-source OpenCL implementation is working out quite well for Ubuntu Linux. While I've been writing about Intel's Beignet project since early 2013, it's probably been about a year now since I tried out the code, which is developed by Intel's OTC graphics team in China. This weekend I tried out Beignet v0.9.2 as trying out the newest Intel OpenCL code has been on my TODO list for a while and it's been working out rather well in my initial tests. Read more