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Will Intel's Quark Run Linux?

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  • Will Intel's Quark Run Linux?
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  • Fedora vote history
  • MintBox 2 ships with Core i5 and Linux Mint 15
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 5 Episode 16

Raspberry Pi: How I spent almost $150 on a $35 computer

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zdnet.com: Billed as the $35 computer, the Raspberry Pi, has taken the DIY world by storm. It's a cool project system but it's no $35 computer.

@ phoronix today:

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  • System76 Gazelle Pro: A High Performance Linux Laptop
  • KVM Gets Two New Features In Linux 3.12
  • EXT4 Gains Aggressive Extent Caching, Improved Recovery
  • Sound Drivers Gets Better With Linux 3.12 Kernel
  • Nouveau Might Enable Fan Management Soon
  • GNOME On Wayland Is Good For GNOME 3.10

Fedora 21 Will Try To Abandon Non-KMS GPU Drivers

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phoronix.com: There's hope that Fedora 21 will do away with non-KMS graphics drivers by default. A whole set of conventional (UMS) X.Org drivers are set to be retired in this first Fedora Linux release of 2014.

Top 10 Open Source Linux Boards Under $200

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linux.com: Since Linux.com last surveyed the community-backed open source board scene in June 2012, some projects have faded, but a number of new boards have popped up to take their place. In fact, most of our top 10 Linux or Android-ready open source single board computers (SBCs) have shipped in the last few months.

Solar-Powered Ubuntu Laptop Lasts 10 Hours on a Charge

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laptopmag.com: What if it only took two hours out in the sun supply your laptop with 10 hours of battery life? That’s what the Ubuntu-driven Sol laptop aims to do, according to the folks over at WeWi Telecommunications Inc.

Listen up, Kubuntu: the enraging tale of sound over HDMI

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thelinuxexperiment.com: I live with Kayla, and had to jump in to help resolve an enraging problem we ran into on the Kubuntu installation with KDE, PulseAudio and the undesirable experience of not having sound in applications.

How “open source” is the Minnowboard?

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jiscinvolve.org: This week, Intel announced the Minnowboard, a small embedded development board akin to the RaspberryPi, BeagleBoard and similar devices. The point that grabbed my attention is that it’s being touted as an “open source computer”. Just how “open source” is the Minnowboard?

32bit Vs 64bit. The War Continues

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unixmen.com: When AMD64 (AMD) and EM64T (Intel) CPU technology was new and ready for the prime market, there was much talk about whether the real-world was ready for 64bit computing in the consumer sector. Well, it’s now 2013 and we are still talking about whether 64bit computing is ready, as opposed to good old reliable 32bit.

Pwned again: An exclusive look at Pwnie Express’ newest hack-in-a-box

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arstechnica.com: The new Pwn Plug looks less like a DC power supply plug—the form factor of its predecessor—and more like a small Wi-Fi access point or router. But inside, it's really a Linux-powered NSA-in-a-box, providing white hat hackers and corporate network security professionals a "drop box" system that can be remotely controlled over a covert Internet channel or a cellular data connection.

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