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The Raspberry Pi Needs a Roadmap

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  • The Raspberry Pi Needs a Roadmap
  • Interview: Eben Upton
  • Raspberry Pi becomes Raspberry PC via Mini-ITX carrier

Meet Utilite, new Raspberry Pi rival

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zdnet.com: CompuLab's soon-to-be-released inexpensive ARM-powered Utlite PC can run Android or Ubuntu.

Also: Raspberry Pi: the Perfect Home Server

A Beaglebone, a Blender, a Board, and a Swarm.

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thinkmoult.com: Hardware isn’t generally my thing. When it comes to software, I like to break and create. But in my opinion, hardware should just work. But even though that’s another story altogether, it did explain my apprehension when I greeted the UPS guy one morning delivering a BeagleBone Black.

The Sounds of Raspberry

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drdobbs.com: I've been talking about using Linux-based systems for embedded use lately. One very popular system is the Raspberry Pi.

How to Upgrade Your Linux PC Hardware

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linux.com: So there I was with a perfectly good desktop system running various flavors of Linux, and then I says to myself, I said "Self, it's time for an upgrade!" My old system ran on an AMD Phenom X3, a mere 4GB RAM, and a ragtag gaggle of external audio interfaces and multiple printers, all housed in a nice quiet Antec case.

How to buy a laptop pre-installed with Linux

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everydaylinuxuser.com: Since the introduction of Windows 8 there have been more and more questions appearing on the /r/linux, r/linuxquestions and /r/linux4noobs sub-reddits at Reddit asking how to install Linux on laptops that come with UEFI secure boot enabled.

Matchbox computers: Small is beautiful (and powerful)

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computerworld.com.au: If you like to build your own PC or just want something extremely portable, these tiny devices can be very useful.

The upcoming XO Tablet

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  • The upcoming XO Tablet: A parent's perspective
  • Inventors Seek to Save Art of Handwriting With Linux Pen
  • The Open Source Automobile
  • TOP500 leaders announce new supercomputer benchmark

My Excellent $199 Chromebook Adventure

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groklaw.net: I impulsively bought one of the $199 Acer C7 Chromebooks, specifically to find out if I could successfully put pure Linux on the Android laptop. I know Android runs on Linux, the kernel, but I wanted KDE, which is what I normally run. I wanted both, and I thought it'd be fun.

The Linux Desktop Beauty Pageant, Round Eleventy

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linuxinsider.com: Well the Fourth of July may have come and gone for another year here in the Land of Stars and Stripes, but for Linux fans, every day is Independence Day.

Novena open source laptop trades Raspberry Pi headers for power

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h-online.com: Former Chumby developer Andrew "bunnie" Huang has shared more details about his Novena open source development laptop on his blog.

NVIDIA Mobile: Nouveau vs. The Linux Binary Driver

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phoronix.com: With the Linux 3.10 kernel having been pulled recently into the Ubuntu 13.10 archive, new benchmarks have been conducted comparing the open-source Nouveau driver against the binary NVIDIA 319.32 Linux graphics driver on a NVIDIA-powered laptop.

Install Linux on your x86 tablet: five distros to choose from

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techradar.com: We're now almost midway through 2013 and the tablet is still growing, in numbers and in strength, and regardless of whether it's an Android or Apple device. So, as the old saying goes, if you can't beat them, join them. So, here's our roundup of tablet-ready Linux.

Participate in KScreen Survey: How do you setup your screen(s)?

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user-prompt.com: Call for participation in a study about the requirements for the screen management tool KScreen.

This Raspberry Pi robot will make you coffee

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  • This Raspberry Pi robot will make you coffee
  • The Raspberry Pi beat skeptics to become a hacker's staple
  • BeagleBone Black Part 2: Linux Performance Tests
  • How to build the best Raspberry Pi media server

Dell XPS 13: Free as in Freedom

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wired.com: Dell has long been one of the most Linux-friendly PC manufacturers. But with its project Sputnik, Dell has really embraced open source software in a way unique to all PC makers. Sputnik is the nickname for Dell’s newest Linux laptop — the XPS 13 Developer Edition.

What Is The True Cost Of Running a Raspberry Pi?

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makeuseof.com: Since its release in 2012 the Raspberry Pi has proved something of a phenomenon. Costing less than $40, the Raspberry Pi is a hugely successful computer, largely due to its low price. But is it really as low-budget as you think? Could it be that the true cost of a Raspberry Pi is in fact much more? I decided to take a look.

Cubietruck is a small, open source mini PC with an Allwinner A20 dual-core CPU

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liliputing.com: The Cubietruck is an upcoming mini-computer with a dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor, up to 2GB of RAM, Gigabit Ethernet, and WiFi and Bluetooth built in.

How to Build a Linux Gaming PC

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maximumpc.com: The free Linux operating system has been around for ages, but its inherent complexity and limited support has always relegated its use to extreme enthusiasts, programmers, and other hardcore types. That might be changing, though. We decided to build a Linux gaming box to see for ourselves.

@ phoronix

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  • Assessing The Current Intel Haswell Linux Experience
  • KScreen 1.0 Released For KDE Screen Management
  • There's Now An Ubuntu Touch PPA For Unity 8, Mir
  • 8-Way Desktop Comparison On Ubuntu 13.10 Linux
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