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Linux Networx adopts new cluster design

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Linux Networx, a company that specializes in supercomputers made from clusters of Linux machines, plans on Monday to unveil two new systems: the LS-1 and the LS-X.

SGI to show next-generation Linux machines

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Silicon Graphics will start showing off the Altix 4000 Monday, the second generation of the company's technical computing machines based on the Linux operating system and Itanium processors.

ATI v8.19.10 Linux Performance

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Reviews

In this article today, we will be focusing upon the frame-rate performance of not only their latest release but also that of the three previous versions - v8.16.20, v8.18.6, and v8.18.8.

Taking Linux On The Road With Ubuntu

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How about storing your operating system, including some applications, on a highly mobile device? This is exactly what the Ubuntu H2 was designed for.

CompAmerica Claims Title to 'the Most Powerful Laptop on Earth!

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CompAmerica announced that its newest high-end ORCA Laptop will support the brand spanking new and more powerful NVIDIA 7800 GTX PCI-Express x16 Video Adapter, coupling it to 17” Glass-View UXGA and WSXGA+ Screen offerings. The system is also said to be Red Hat Linux compatible.

ANTEC ATX12V Power Supply Tester

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One of the most difficult components in a computer to troubleshoot is the power supply. Often times it can cause the most puzzling computer problems. That's why a tool like the Antec ATX12V power supply tester is such a valuable thing to have.

Cell processor to support Linux

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IBM Corp. and Sony Corp. have released new software components and documentation for the Cell processor, including extensions to Linux.

Hotrod Your Linksys WAP with Linux (Part 3)

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HowTos

Now that we have ripped out the stock guts out of our Linksys WRT54G and replaced them with a miniature, but mighty, Linux operating system, it's time to configure it to do some actual work. (Part 1 and part 2 cover installation and setting up secure administration of your chopped, dropped little blue box.)

NVIDIA debuts GeForce 6800 GS

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As expected NVIDIA today launched the new GeForce 6800 GS and it's immediately available in stores at approximately $249 USD.

UPDATE: A real nice review by Mike Chambers.

Fry's $159 Linspire Computer

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When I opened the local Fry's ad circular, one of the first things I spotted was the ad for a complete PC for $159. As you might guess, this PC for tightwads doesn't run any flavor of the Gatesian OS, instead the system ships with Linspire. We took the plunge and bought one, just to find out if it really could be a viable option.

A Preview of the $100 Laptop

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It's a clever little thing - I had a hard time putting it down after picking it up. The mockup I saw was about the size of a large paperback book running a customized Red Hat distro to the processor and hardware specifications of the machine.

Nokia Linux-based web tablet on sale at last

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Nokia has begun shipping its Linux-based Nokia 770, the so-called "Internet tablet", according to the Finnish giant's direct-sales website.

AMD's K10 is delayed or dead

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If you were expecting the K10 in 2007, don't, and maybe not in 2008 either. The K10 Looks to be dead or dying.

Move over, Mac Mini -- MiniPC runs Linux

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A Taiwanese systems integrator is readying a tiny 6.5 x 6.5 x 2 Linux-powered PC likely to make even Mac Mini owners envious.

Supercomputer doubles own record

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The Blue Gene/L supercomputer has broken its own record to achieve more than double the number of calculations it can do a second.

A Reversal Of Fortune In PCs

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The shake-up might seem like a Bizzaro World twist, but Apple, HP and Neoware have earned their place atop the stock rankings, analysts say. The firms have succeeded by finding profitable niches, honing operations and staying fresh.

Hotrod Your Linksys WAP with Linux

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A lot of Linux geeks are master scroungers, I'll wager I'm not the only who has gazed upon shiny new devices like the Linksys WRT54G and sighed "Wouldn't that be a great device for my network!"

AMD enters India's low-cost PC market

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Advanced Micro Devices announced Thursday a Linux-based PC priced at about $230 for the Indian market.

DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-D MB

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The nForce4 chipset has been out for the AMD platform for almost a year now. Upon release, it quickly became “the” chipset to have for most mid to high end systems. Today we are going take an in depth look at the DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-D motherboard and investigate whether or not its features, performance and stability make it stand out from the rest.

Reg readers take the Dell 'Open-source PC' challenge

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In Redmond, Mikey Dell's plan didn't go over so well. Of all Microsoft's OEMs, Dell was the most favored - because it sold the most boxes. The word came down from the top. Dell would need to put on a tutu and twirl its way back to the all-Windows camp.

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