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Dell Precision M4700, M6700 business laptops get suited up for quiet debut

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Quietly, and without fanfare, Dell snuck out its new pair of hardcore business laptops onto its storefront. Both the Precision M4700 and M6700 come with Ivy Bridge CPUs and a wealth of build-to-order options including Red Hat Linux -- after all, this is Dell we're talking about here. The...
Dell Precision M4700, M6700 business laptops get suited up for quiet debut

Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

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Valve has a treat for some Linux gamers today after it began opening registrations for its Steam client on the open-source platform, staying true to its word that it would launch its gaming platform in beta before the end of October. In September, Valve confirmed that the external beta would include...
Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

Intel releases SSD cache acceleration software for Linux servers

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Intel today released its Cache Acceleration Software for applications running on SSDs inside Linux servers....
Intel releases SSD cache acceleration software for Linux servers

5 Ubuntu alternatives worth checking out

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The Linux community has taken the Ubuntu Linux operating system, and forked it into a number of freely-available customized distributions....
5 Ubuntu alternatives worth checking out

How to use aliases in Linux shell commands

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Are you doing too much typing in your daily Linux work? Find it difficult to remember complex commands? You'll want to use Linux aliases. Find out how they work and see some useful examples....
How to use aliases in Linux shell commands

Google's Chrome Remote Desktop Screen Sharing Service Comes Out Of Beta, Adds Real-Time Audio For Windows

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Google just announced that it is taking its Chrome Remote Desktop screen sharing service out of beta. As the name implies, the Chrome Remote Desktop app runs in Chrome and allows you to share your desktop with others or control theirs to see presentations or, as Google notes, become the...
Google's Chrome Remote Desktop Screen Sharing Service Comes Out Of Beta, Adds Real-Time Audio For Windows

Humble Bundle returns with five pay-what-you-want games for Android, Mac, Windows and Linux

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So let us get this right. You can pay what you want, and get another stack of games for your Android -- or, indeed Mac, Windows or Linux machine? And help charity? And this is actually proving very popular? Yes, Fieldrunners, Bit.Trip Beat, Uplink and SpaceChem, are the latest...
Humble Bundle returns with five pay-what-you-want games for Android, Mac, Windows and Linux
3 alternatives to Chrome OS on Google's Chromebook Pixel

Briefly: Free CrossOver, Data Doubler, Apple Store sandbags

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CodeWeavers has unveiled its Halloween plan to give away it's virtualization software for free. From 12:01 AM through 23:59 PM Central Daylight Time on October 31, the company will be offering a free one-year license to Crossover Mac or Crossover Linux at the Flock the Vote promotional website. Existing customers...
Briefly: Free CrossOver, Data Doubler, Apple Store sandbags

Ubuntu phone will mix native, Web apps

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Is the world ready for another Linux phone? Canonical shows off a version of Ubuntu on smartphones at CES 2013. [Read more]...
Ubuntu phone will mix native, Web apps

Here's A Step-By-Step Guide To Jailbreaking Your iPhone Or iPad (AAPL)

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The day has finally come where we can now jailbreak iPhones and iPads running the latest operating system, iOS 6. That means iPhone 5 and iPad Mini owners can jailbreak for the first time. Jailbreaking gives you access to a special app store called Cydia, which is full of alternative...
Here's A Step-By-Step Guide To Jailbreaking Your iPhone Or iPad (AAPL)

Google ports Chrome OS app launcher to the Chrome browser Dev channel on Windows; Mac and Linux coming soon

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Google on Wednesday announced a significant bridge between Chrome and Chrome OS: the app launcher, a little window that features all your apps in one place. The company has ported the dedicated “home for your apps” from Chrome OS to its Chrome browser. As of today, the new feature is...
Google ports Chrome OS app launcher to the Chrome browser Dev channel on Windows; Mac and Linux coming soon
Windows 8 is 'a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space'

Java-based Web Attack Installs Backdoors on Windows, Linux, Mac Computers

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A new Web-based social engineering attack that relies on malicious Java applets attempts to install backdoors on Windows, Linux and Mac computers, according to......
Java-based Web Attack Installs Backdoors on Windows, Linux, Mac Computers

Would Microsoft really bring Office to Linux?

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There's been a rumor floating around over the past few days that Microsoft is considering making a Linux version of its Office productivity software. It's definitely no more than a rumor at this point, originating as it apparently did in the report of a single writer based on hearsay...
Would Microsoft really bring Office to Linux?
Odroid-x development board brings quad-core Exynos 4 Quad processor to budding Android hackers for $129

How to install Apache on Linux

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An easy step-by-step guide to setting up an Apache Web server on Fedora, CentOS, or Ubuntu...
How to install Apache on Linux

Tiny $57 PC is like the Raspberry Pi, but faster and fully open

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It would be difficult to overstate the popularity of the tiny Raspberry Pi computer that launched earlier this year, but it's just one example of a rapidly growing class of small, inexpensive, Linux-powered devices, as I've already noted on several occasions before. The Cubieboard and the UG802 are two...
Tiny $57 PC is like the Raspberry Pi, but faster and fully open

AMD shutters key Linux support lab in Germany as part of company-wide layoffs

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The pain from recently announced job cuts by AMD could ripple out to the Linux community, as the chipmaker has shut down a small but important Linux OS research facility in Dresden, Germany. The center housed 25 employees who helped port AMD technology like PowerNow over to new Linux...
AMD shutters key Linux support lab in Germany as part of company-wide layoffs

Wife killer, programmer Hans Reiser must pay kids $60M

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Civil jury in California orders the convicted murder, once known in tech circles for his Linux software, to pay his two children $60 million for killing their mother. [Read more]...
Wife killer, programmer Hans Reiser must pay kids $60M

Steam for Ubuntu beta now open to the public

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Good news for those who didn't score an invite to the first round of Valve's closed beta of Steam for Linux. The service is now available to anyone running the latest build of Ubuntu (still no word on when the service is coming to other distros). The new, wider...
Steam for Ubuntu beta now open to the public
It's Official: Apple Is Just A Niche Player In Smartphones Now (AAPL, GOOG)

Which Linux distro is best? Survey says: Slackware

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One of the biggest ongoing challenges for Linux advocates has always been that there is such a paucity of data available to demonstrate the preferences of the people who are actually using the free and open source operating system. That's especially true on the desktop, where virtually countless different...
Which Linux distro is best? Survey says: Slackware

Linux use in enterprises jumps again: survey

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The past two years have already seen significant jumps in corporate Linux usage, but now it looks like that trend is continuing into a third year. To wit: While overall server revenue grew at just 3.1 percent and Windows server revenue increased just 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter...
Linux use in enterprises jumps again: survey

Steam opens its Linux beta to the public two months after its closed launch

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There’s good news for Linux-based gamers and further evidence that Steam’s Linux beta program is…gathering steam, after the project was opened to the public two months after its closed launch. It was back in September that the company announced plans to bring its hugely popular platform to Linux and, after...
Steam opens its Linux beta to the public two months after its closed launch

Ubuntu Linux 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' hits beta 1

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Fans of Ubuntu Linux may recall that the Ubuntu 13.04 development cycle is a little different from those of versions past, as Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth outlined back in October. Not only is a new "skunkworks" approach being brought to bear on the next upcoming version of the popular...
Ubuntu Linux 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' hits beta 1

Linux Mint 15 hits the web, begs for 'Olivia' Munn endorsement

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As with previous releases, the newest Mint iteration, "Olivia," comes in two distinct flavors: Cinnamon and MATE. While both have received a bit of polish, it's the fresher Cinnamon that has gotten the most attention. Version 1.8 of the desktop environment has received plenty of bug fixes, along with...
Linux Mint 15 hits the web, begs for 'Olivia' Munn endorsement

Oracle's Wooing of CentOS Users Raises Questions

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Some members of the business Linux community greet Oracle security claims with skepticism....
Oracle's Wooing of CentOS Users Raises Questions

iPhone 5, iPad 4, and iOS 6 untethered jailbreak released

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After a very long wait indeed, the iPhone 5 has been jailbroken. The jailbreak, dubbed Evasi0n, works with all iPhones, iPads, and iPods running iOS 6 or 6.1, and can be jailbroken from Windows, Mac, and Linux. This is an untethered, full jailbreak that will allow you to install Cydia...
iPhone 5, iPad 4, and iOS 6 untethered jailbreak released

Ubuntu smartphones will go on sale in October, but in which territories and made by who?

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Early last month, Canonical announced its foray into the smartphone market with the Ubuntu Phone. Offering an alternative to iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Symbian if you swing that way, Canonical's Linux mobile OS could be a refreshing new take on mobile operating systems, but when will that refreshing...
Ubuntu smartphones will go on sale in October, but in which territories and made by who?
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