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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 …

The Ubuntu Smartphone Launches In October The Ubuntu Smartphone Launches In October
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2013 is the year of the truly open smartphone. Android kind of fits the bill, but some OEMs lock down their devices. Instead, this year will see the launch of two truly open mobile platforms – Firefox OS and Ubuntu. …

Linux Might Get Microsoft Office In 2014 [Rumor] Linux Might Get Microsoft Office In 2014 [Rumor]
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After years of being ignored by major software vendors, Linux is starting to get the attention and respect it deserves. The open source OS has already nabbed a major partner in Valve as the company is working on bringing Steam …

Open Source Computing Brings Everybody’s Favorite Droid To Life Open Source Computing Brings Everybody’s Favorite Droid To Life

I think we can all agree that R2-D2 is one of the most lovable robots ever created. Compared to his more terrifying contemporaries, the little guy just oozes charm. Now one man has made his very own R2-D2 using a …

Linux Fans Rejoice: Ubuntu Smartphones Are Coming This Year Linux Fans Rejoice: Ubuntu Smartphones Are Coming This Year

Back in November, it was announced that Ubuntu would be coming to Android phones. The app would allow any Android phone to be turned into a mini-PC when plugged into a monitor. Now the makers of Ubuntu are taking it …

Humble Indie Bundle 7 Arrives Just In Time For The Holidays
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Just in time for the holidays, the Humble Indie Bundle is back with another collection of excellent indie games available for Windows, Mac and Linux. It’s the same pay what you want model, but those who pay above the average …

Minecraft Coming To Raspberry Pi, Will Be Free
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Minecraft is an absurdly popular video game, but it’s becoming much more than that. Teachers are beginning to use it in the classroom to teach basic STEM skills, and Mojang will soon use it to teach basic programming. Mojang announced …

Your Next Android Phone May Come With An Ubuntu PC Your Next Android Phone May Come With An Ubuntu PC
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Android is pretty versatile as far as operating systems go. It can be a lot of things, but we still haven’t seen Android take on the PC space in a big way just yet. Ubuntu might just change that. Ubuntu, …

Nvidia Releases New Linux Drivers For Its GTX 600 Series

Valve announced today that the closed beta for Linux is now beginning for those lucky few who were selected out of the 60,000 applicants. Those players will be able to start playing native versions of games like Team Fortress 2, …

Steam For Linux Is Now In Closed Beta
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Valve’s Steam platform began life on Windows, and only just moved to Macs in 2010. Now the Washington-based developer is ready to move Steam onto the wild west of operating systems – Linux. Valve announced that the Steam for Linux …

Valve “jumping” Into Gaming Hardware Creation
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It’s been rumored for months now that Valve is working on creating their own game console. Aside from hiring hardware engineers, Valve striking out with their own hardware just seems to make sense. The company is already porting Steam games …

The Linux Foundation Finds A Friend In Twitter The Linux Foundation Finds A Friend In Twitter

The Linux Foundation is one of the best non-profits you can support. You may use Windows or OS X for your computer, but they wouldn’t be half as good as they are if it weren’t for Linux. In short – …

Check Out These Photos Of Near-Space Taken By A Raspberry Pi Check Out These Photos Of Near-Space Taken By A Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is one of the coolest computing innovations of the last few years. It’s a simple ARM-powered Linux computer that only costs $25, yet can already do so much. The initial goal was to use the Pi as …

Valve Prepares Steam’d Penguins For Linux Gamers

We brought you word a few months ago that Valve was bringing their popular digital game delivery service, Steam, to Linux. The news came from Michael Larabel, founder of Phoronix, who had been invited to Valve Headquarters to help along …

Linux Kernel Version 3.4 Now Available Linux Kernel Version 3.4 Now Available

It’s always strikes me with awe whenever a new version of the Linux kernel is released. The hours of work that developers put into this product is just kind of mind blowing especially when you consider that a lot of …

Matt Cutts On The Hardware & Software That Power Googlebot Matt Cutts On The Hardware & Software That Power Googlebot

Google uploaded a new Webmaster Help video from Matt Cutts, which addresses a question about the hardware/server-side software that powers a typical Googlebot server. “So one of the secrets of Google is that rather than employing these mainframe machines, this …

Goobuntu: When Google Makes Its Own Ubuntu Goobuntu: When Google Makes Its Own Ubuntu
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Before Linux started to invade every facet of our lives while displaying its majesty to the everyday user, it was an operating system that developers swore by. They still do and that’s why Ubuntu and other derivatives are used throughout …

Pixar Almost Lost Every Bit of Footage from Toy Story 2
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Have you ever accidentally deleted something important you were working on at the most inopportune moment? Of course you have. In a computerized world, this sort of mistake happens all the time. Unless you’re some sort of impossibly meticulous individual …

EA F2P Games Released For Ubuntu Software Center

Linux has the tendency to get no love from the major video game publishers. Well today we get news that the Free to Play games Lord of Ultima and Command and Conquer Tiberium Alliances are coming to the Ubuntu Software …

Skype Begins Using Linux Boxes For Its VoIP Services Skype Begins Using Linux Boxes For Its VoIP Services

With Skype now being owned by Microsoft, the company has the advantage of being able to completely overhaul their infrastructure for the betterment of their own and its users’ security. The change, replacing its P2P “supernodes” with Microsoft-hosted Linux boxes, …

Linux Is Getting Valve’s Steam Platform Soon
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It’s a fun little joke to say that Mac doesn’t get any games, but we know that to be totally untrue. More and more developers are making sure their games can run on OS X ever since Apple switched to …