Find The Perfect Linux-Compatible PC With Ubuntu's Hardware Database
Some PCs are more difficult to run Linux on than others — it’s all about the drivers. Some laptops are available with Linux pre-installed, but plenty aren’t — even though they may make great Linux PCs. The Ubuntu Certified Hardware database helps you find Linux-compatible PCs.
Most computers can run Linux, but some are much easier than others. Certain hardware manufacturers (whether it’s Wi-Fi cards, video cards, or other buttons on your laptop) are more Linux-friendly than others, which means installing drivers and getting things to work will be less of a hassle.
GNOME Software Package Manager App Updated for GNOME 3.16 to Fix Multiple Bugs
The GNOME Project released earlier today, August 3, the fifth maintenance release of the stable GNOME Software package manager application for the GNOME 3.16 desktop environment, a version that fixes seven issues.
Linux Kernel 4.1.4 LTS Released with Numerous Updated Drivers, ARM64 Improvements
Today, August 3, Greg Kroah-Hartman announced the release and immediate availability for download of the fourth maintenance release of the stable, long-term supported Linux 4.1 kernel.
Open-spec motor control kit runs Linux on Zynq SoC
Avnet’s revamped, Linux-based “ZIDK-II” kit for motor control combines its ZedBoard SBC, featuring an ARM/FPGA Zynq SoC, with improved Analog Devices gear.
Avnet Electronic Marketing’s “Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC/Analog Devices Intelligent Drives Kit II,” or “ZIDK-II,” is a major upgrade to a previously released kit of the same name, featuring an enhanced Analog Devices ” brushless DC motor control reference design. As before, the system is built around Avnet’s community-backed, Ubuntu Linux-based ZedBoard single board computer, which showcases the Xilinx Zynq-7020, a SoC that combines see farther below.