All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Linux’

Should Linux 4.0 Focus Only On Bug Fixes?

In about a year, we’ll be treated to Linux 4.0. It’s creator, Linus Torvalds, wants to know if it should focus exclusively on bug fixes and stability. PCWorld reports that Torvalds made the controversial suggestion during a Q&A session at LinuxCon Europe in October. He was asked by Intel’s Linux chief Dirk Honhdel if he thought the Linux development community …

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Ubuntu 13.10 Is Now Available, Supports Nexus Devices

In February, Canonical announced that Ubuntu would make its way to mobile devices in October. Since then, it’s been a crazy year for the Linux-distribution, from a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign that ultimately failed to a big push in getting Ubuntu on tablets. Now the moment Linux fans have been waiting for is here as Ubuntu for mobile devices has officially …

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Valve To Host Steam Dev Days In January

There’s no denying that Valve is a major force in PC gaming. After all, the company singlehandedly revived the PC gaming market with Steam. Now it’s entering the gaming hardware and operating system markets, and it wants developers along for the ride. Valve announced today that it will be hosting the first ever Steam Dev Days on January 15, 2014 …

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Ubuntu Wants $32 Million To Make A Smartphone

Ubuntu announced earlier this year that it was bringing its unique flavor of Linux to smartphones and tablets. At the time, it said that it was working with carriers to bring hardware to the market. Now it’s taking its plea directly to its users with what may be the largest crowdfunding campaign ever. Ubuntu announced an Indiegogo campaign today for …

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Cumulus Networks Emerges From Stealth With Cumulus Linux

Cumulus Networks has now launched after operating in stealth mode for about three years, and revealed Cumulus Linux for datacenter networking. In fact, the company calls it “the first true, full-featured Linux operating system for datacenter networking”. The company was founded by networking engineer vets from Cisco and VMware back in 2010. It’s led by CEO JR Rivers and CTO …

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International Space Station Drops Windows For Linux

Linux has become the operating system of choice for NASA’s laptops when it comes to the International Space Station. The ISS has been using Windows XP, though the majority of its ground-based support systems on Earth are reportedly Linux-based. ZDnet reports: Specifically, the ISS astronauts will be using computers running Debian 6. Earlier, some of the on-board computers had been …

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Looking For A Cheap Linux Board? Try The BeagleBone Black

Linux can run on just about anything. That’s why projects like the $25 Raspberry Pi are so exciting. Just about anybody can now own a Linux PC and start writing code. Of course, some may want something a bit more sophisticated, and BeagleBoard may have just want you need. The BeagleBone Black is the latest Linux board from BeagleBoard. The …

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Ubuntu Developer Preview Coming To More Android Devices

Last week, Canonical released the Ubuntu Developer Preview for Google’s most recent Nexus devices. Developers immediately got to work and began porting Ubuntu to other Android devices. The results of their work are starting to show as more devices are soon to be supported. Canonical updated the Ubuntu wiki with a list of Android devices that are compatible with Ubuntu. …

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Canonical Is Bringing Ubuntu To Tablets

Ubuntu is set to take the world by storm this year by coming to smartphones, smart TVs and more desktops than ever before. Now it’s time for Ubuntu to tackle the final frontier. Canonical announced today that its bringing Ubuntu to tablets. The Ubuntu tablet combines the best desktop and smartphone UIs have to offer and combines them into a …

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Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 Get Ubuntu Developer Preview On February 21

Canonical announced last week that Ubuntu Mobile would be launching across certain markets in October. The company didn’t say if the U.S. would be included in the initial launch, but U.S. based developers can start developing apps for the platform next month. There is a catch though – you must have one of Google’s Nexus smartphones. The Ubuntu Touch Developer …

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Steam For Linux Out Of Beta, Celebrated With Sale

For the past few months, Valve has been testing its Steam client on Ubuntu, the most popular Linux distribution. During that beta period, many of the games were locked away in beta testing leaving those not invited high and dry. Now that beta period is over, however, and Steam is ready to celebrate. Valve announced today that Steam for Linux …

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Minecraft Pi Edition Is Ready To Teach You Coding

One of Mojang’s more interesting projects of the last few months has been Minecraft Pi Edition. It’s a free version of Notch’s smash indie hit developed specifically for the Raspberry Pi. It’s been a few months in the making, and now it’s ready to start teaching kids (and adults) how to program. Mojang announced today that Minecraft Pi Edition is …

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