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Hands On With The System76 ‘Lemur Ultra’ Ubuntu Laptop

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: When it comes to laptops that solely ship Ubuntu as an operating system one of the most well known names is System76.

Invasion of the Tiny, Linux-Powered PCs

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Hardware

linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Bigger may be better if you're from Texas, but it's becoming increasingly clear to the rest of us that it really is a small world after all. Case in point? None other than what one might reasonably call the invasion of tiny Linux PCs going on all around us.

World's 'simplest' Linux laptop reaches the UK

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Hardware

computerworlduk.com: French firm Ordissimo is bringing “the world’s simplest laptop” to the UK, a small family of Linux-based computers aimed at the population of holdouts who find conventional PCs and the online world that comes with it too complex to bother with.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680: Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 12.04 Linux

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phoronix.com: Today are the results of a comparison of Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS when using a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 "Kepler" graphics card.

Top 3 Websites To Check Whether Your Hardware Is Supported By Linux

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Hardware
Web

makeuseof.com: If you’ve ever used Linux, you’ve probably noticed that a lot of hardware works straight out of the box, no questions asked. However, no operating system will have support for every single piece of hardware out of the box.

Why Opensource Xorg/Gallium drivers suck on linux desktop

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Software

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: They suck for sure. Have a look at the stuff (marked red) that's not working perfectly. The current situation in modern ati graphics chips almost wards off anybody from using linux.

Dell tests open-source laptop for developers

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Ubuntu

gigaom.com: What is it that web developers want? That’s what Dell is trying to find out with its just-launched Project Sputnik, an “experimental” laptop bundled with Ubuntu Linux plus utilities, and with an easy on-ramp to github repositories coming soon.

Also: Canonical: Ubuntu To Soon Ship On 5% Of PCs

NVIDIA's 302 Linux Driver Finally Has RandR 1.2/1.3

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phoronix.com: At long last, the NVIDIA binary Linux graphics driver properly implements support for versions 1.2 and 1.3 of RandR, the Resize and Rotate extension for the X.Org Server.

Raspberry Pi review

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techrepublic.com: The Raspberry Pi is one of the most eagerly-awaited computers of 2012. With more than 350,000 people on the Raspberry Pi waiting list, it's an enthusiasts' machine with mainstream appeal.

LED case lights reflect CPU usage

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Hardware

hackaday.com: A lot of Linux users include system monitor information in their status panel so that they can see when the CPU is grinding away. [Kevin] is taking the concept one step further by changing his case lights based on CPU usage.

Red Hat and SUSE join IBM in new Linux system, Canonical opts out

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Hardware

zdnet.com: While Red Hat and SUSE are throwing their support behind IBM’s new Linux POWER servers, Canonical, Ubuntu’s parent company, has opted to sit this one out.

IBM fires Power-powered Penguins at x86's weak spots

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Hardware

theregister.co.uk: Big Blue is reviving a Linux-only variant of its Power Systems lineup with cheaper hardware and software pricing that it says gives better value on Linux workloads than an x86 setup.

$70 ARM PC Can Run Android and Ubuntu Linux

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pcworld.com: There's been a great deal of excitement this year about tiny, cheap computers such as Cotton Candy and Raspberry Pi. Now, there's yet another example.

NVIDIA Confirms Linux Driver Problems

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Software

phoronix.com: Yesterday I reported on it appearing the 295.40 NVIDIA Linux driver effectively fell off a cliff with a range of performance regressions, stability issues, and other problems. This issue has been confirmed.

Raspberry Pi $35 mini system starts shipping

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Hardware

cnet.com: The credit card-sized Linux system is being delivered to first 10,000 customers worldwide this week.

Raspberry Pi passes critical test - almost set for sale

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Hardware

zdnet.com: The Raspberry Pi is back on track to start shipping, after the $40 (£22) ARM-based Linux computer completed all its certification tests.

The State of Linux Wireless. Is it better yet?

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Software

internetnews.com: Many Linux users struggled with Wireless on Linux. Simply put, Linux distros didn't always correctly recognize or work with the Wireless hardware. That has changed in recent years.

Five alternatives to Raspberry Pi

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linuxuser.co.uk: Tired of waiting for Raspberry Pi? With delay after delay, and no fixed release date in sight, maybe it’s time to look for an alternative

vivaldi ordering delay

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Hardware
Gadgets

aseigo.blogspot: We had expected to be able to pull the lever on orders for Vivaldi by a couple of days ago. Last month there were some developments that have consequently pushed back the project by about a month.

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