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8 awesome things created with Raspberry Pi

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linuxandlife.com: The micro computer Raspberry Pi has become a real hit among tech fans all over the world. The model A was sold out in the US just within a few hours. Everybody wants this credit-card sized computer.

Raspberri Pi now available in the US

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  • Raspberri Pi Model A now available in the US
  • Meet Sweetbox, sweet case for your Raspberry Pi
  • RaspberryPi: Don't Open That I/O Port

SolidRun CuBox Review – A Tiny PC

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Hardware

linuxuser.co.uk: The CuBox, announced in December 2011, has been slow in coming to the UK, but is finally available through compact computing specialist New IT. Has it been worth the wait?

Swapping Windows 8 for Linux Mint, openSuSE and Fedora on my new netbook

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Microsoft

zdnet.com: I've just bought a new Aspire One 725 Acer sub-notebook/netbook - here's my take and my adventures loading it with three different flavours of Linux.

The Best Servers for Linux in 2013

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linux.com: Linux may be reaching new heights every day in desktop and mobile computing, but if there's any domain in which its might has long been undisputed, it's servers.

Computers almost self-aware, scientist says

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Hardware

itwire.com: Skynet, the self-aware computers featured in the Terminator movies, is becoming more and more of a reality if a former IBM Chief Scientist is to be believed.

Putting Dell's Ubuntu Ultrabook to the test

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Ubuntu

h-online.com: Tests on Dell's Ultrabook with pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 show that the manufacturer has gone to some trouble to ensure that it runs well with Linux.

Piston 'Steam Box' maker breaks from Valve's vision of a Linux-powered system

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Gaming

polygon.com: Valve's decision to break away from their work with Xi3 and their modular "Piston" computer won't impact the Xi3 Piston or how it works, the computer maker said today in a prepared statement.

How two volunteers built the Raspberry Pi’s operating system

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arstechnica.com: When you buy a Raspberry Pi, the $35 computer doesn't come with an operating system. Loading your operating system of choice onto an SD card and then booting the Pi turns out to be pretty easy. But where do Pi-compatible operating systems come from?

The Raspberry Pi: One year since launch, one million sold

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arstechnica.com: The folks who built the Raspberry Pi knew they had a great idea, but they probably didn't anticipate just how successful it would be. The Raspberry Pi Foundation today is celebrating the computer's first birthday, a million devices sold, and countless DIY and programming projects completed.

Booting desktop Linux on the Chromebook Pixel

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Google
Hardware

h-online.com: Bill Richardson, a software engineer for Google, has detailed how to boot a conventional Linux distribution on the company's new Chromebook Pixel.

Vivaldi KDE open source Linux tablet to get new hardware this spring

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liliputing.com: While the project has hit some roadbumps, Seigo says factory tooling for a new tablet has begun, and the first models could roll off the production line by May.

Linux Netbooks: Hiding in Plain Sight

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linuxinsider.com: While Apple certainly remains a force in the market with smartphones, tablets and MacBooks, the company seems more focused on the first two categories and less so on its latest laptop computers -- which, regardless of past arguments from Apple, are strikingly reminiscent of Linux netbooks.

Raspberry Pi Model A released one year later

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  • Raspberry Pi Model A released one year later
  • New $25 Raspberry Pi Linux PC Lands in Europe; Cuts RAM, More Efficient
  • Getting rid of telemarketers with a Banana Phone

Booting Linux using UEFI can brick Samsung laptops

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h-online.com: Booting Linux using UEFI just once on various Samsung laptops is enough to permanently stop them working. Several reports have been posted on the Ubuntu bug tracker, but the problem is likely to also be present in other Linux distributions, as it appears to be caused by a kernel driver for Samsung laptops.

Meeting the Baker: Eben Upton of Raspberry Pi

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linux-magazine.com: After six years of development, founder Eben Upton and the other members of the Raspberry Pi Foundation are finally seeing the results of their efforts.

Taking a bite from the Raspberry Pi

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Hardware

mybroadband.co.za: There’s a quiet revolution taking place in the world of electronics and it’s being led by ordinary people, writes Alistair Fairweather.

CompuLab Intense PC Pro Review – The Mini PC of your dreams

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Hardware

linuxuser.co.uk: The specs say it’s packed with power, but has CompuLab truly delivered an intense product in such a small package?

The Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu Edition

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Ubuntu

adventuresinoss.com: Back in December I learned that Dell was releasing an Ubuntu optimized version of its XPS 13 laptop. I ordered one, and I thought I’d share my experience here.

2012: The year that netbooks DIED

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theregister.co.uk: Netbooks – those compact, underpowered, inexpensive notebook PCs once hailed as the future of mobile computing – are set to disappear from retailer shelves in 2013, as the last remaining manufacturers of the devices prepare to exit the market.

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