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NVIDIA 256.52 Linux Driver Brings Fixes

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phoronix.com: Just shy of a month ago was when NVIDIA last released a proprietary Linux driver, at which point they also released a second driver that was their OpenGL 4.1 preview driver. This Saturday though NVIDIA has provided a new driver release.

Hands On With The VIA ARTiGO A1100

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Hardware

elevenislouder.blogspot: If you have not yet noticed, I am a nerd. With that cleared up, I could not help but purchase an ARTiGO. I have been testing different operating systems on it, and I think I can confidently declare a winner.

On Zareason

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  • On Zareason
  • My ZaReason Laptop
  • ZaReason Terra HD

Drunken employee pops cap in server

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theregister.co.uk: An employee of a Salt Lake City mortgage company allegedly got drunk and popped a cap in the firm's $100k server, the Salt Lake Tribune reports.

Dell Vostro V13 review

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Ubuntu

linuxuser.co.uk: Lightweight notebooks usually have lightweight specs, but as John Brandon discovers, the Dell Vostro V13 is an exception to the rule…

Sony PS3 gets jailbroken to run Linux

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Hardware

theinquirer.net: Hell hath no fury like an angry open sourceror. WHEN THE GAMES CONSOLE MAKER Sony decided to stop people from running Linux on its Playstation 3 it made a lot of open sourcerors quite angry.

Ok, I’m calling it… DVD-Video is dead.

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openattitude.com: Look, this isn’t just because I use Linux, okay? Although it has certainly helped me to see the light. But the days of DVD-Video have clearly come and gone. Off the top of my head…

ASRock Core 100HT NetTop

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phoronix.com: Today we are now reviewing the ASRock Core 100HT, which is their newest nettop and it boasts an Intel Core i3-330M processor with 4GB of DDR3 system memory, a 500GB hard drive, and is completed with USB 3.0 and 802.11n wireless network connectivity.

Hardware manufacturers and the proprietary problem

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OSS

linuxuser.co.uk: Simon thinks that having consumer-friendly standards is a good and useful thing. Hardware manufacturers, for different reasons, tend to agree…

Cheap Linux wall warts small on size, big on possibilities

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Hardware

itwire.com: Every geek and technology lover will undoubtedly have stumbled across online adverts for tiny headless Linux-powered devices that are barely larger than the power point they plug into. What can you actually do with them? Plenty, it seems!

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