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Chumby, the Next Generation

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linuxjournal.com: The folks over at www.chumby.com still sell the original Chumby device, but they've come out with a new model, the Chumby One. I'm rather fond of the numbering scheme they chose, because that would mean the original Chumby is number zero. If the next model is the Chumby 10, they will get extra geek points!

Attack of the Cosmic Rays

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blog.ksplice.com: RAM in modern computers is susceptible to occasional random bit flips due to various sources of noise, most commonly high-energy cosmic rays. A few weeks ago, though, I encountered some bizarre behavior on my desktop, that honestly just didn’t make sense.

hal’s day of reckoning

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Software

kmandla.wordpress: I have been waiting for this for about a year and half now, and today, finally, I get this on my Arch system.

Nokia needs a MeeGo phone to fight Android. Right now.

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It’s an odd thing for yours truly to witness the Linux community, usually somewhat measured in their praise for any one thing, collectively wet themselves over Android. This isn’t at all a knock against Google’s mobile OS (or the Linux community, necessarily), but quite the opposite — for FLOSS phone users Android is their saviour from the iPhone.

And these are the people that Nokia needs to reach. Immediately…

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Gaming box lets Linux play the slots

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linuxfordevices.com: Acrosser announced a PC that can run Linux inside arcade gaming consoles or slot machines. The ACE-S8700 includes golden finger and ccTalk interfaces, a VGA output, four serial ports, plus an intrusion logger and up to 512KB of battery-backed static RAM.

epic moment: free and fast graphics at last

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Software

vizzzion.org/blog: Well, epic for a Free software geek. I’m now running openSUSE on my desktop, which has an AMD RadeonHD 4350 card. So, what’s the epic moment?

10 ways to dodge Linux hardware issues

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Hardware

blogs.techrepublic.com: If you’ve been grappling with Linux hardware problems, take heart: Jack Wallen has some strategies for resolving common issues — or avoiding them in the first place.

Wireless router tech support – Linksys vs. D-Link

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dwasifar.com: Recently my Linksys wireless-N router became flaky. I needed a new router.

ZaReason Verix Notebook

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phoronix.com: One year ago we reviewed the ZaReason Ion Breeze computer that was built around NVIDIA's ION platform with an Intel Atom CPU, but today we are looking at our first ZaReason notebook and it boasts some very high-end hardware.

Comparative Test Problems – Hardware, Windows7 and Linux

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Hardware
Microsoft

g33q.co.za: Most modern operating systems support most PC hardware configurations either out of the box, or with the needed drivers installed. Boy did I not expect these kind of problems!

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