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Dell will open source Streak code

08/26/2010, Dell has promised to open source its Streak code, where Dell’s official blogger Lionel Menchaca stressed that the Texas-based company will adapt to “all applicable requirements” in due time. This would fit in perfectly with the GNU...

Acer ZGA Chrome OS Netbook Mentioned In Linux Kernel Changelog

08/25/2010, Acer previously shed some light on its upcoming Chrome OS netbook, and now an Acer ZGA system has surfaced in a Linux kernel changelog, hinting at the possible codename of the device. Details are still pretty scarce, but word is that the ZGA netbook is...

Kubuntu 10.04.1 rolls out

08/20/2010, With the latest point release of Ubuntu, Kubuntu developers have been keeping their hands busy working on the 10.04 release, where it will merge the slew of security fixes, bug fixes, or updated packages or applications which were released since the...

Gmail Voice And Video Chat Comes To Linux

08/20/2010, Good news for users of Debian-based Linux distributions out there. Google has just announced that the long-awaited voice and video chat for Linux has arrived, and users will be able to pop by gmail.com/videochat to download the plug-in and start yakking...

Multitouch gesture support heads towards Ubuntu 10.10

08/17/2010, Multitouch gesture support is so common these days across a plethora of devices, even Windows 7 comes with it without the need for additional add-ons. Apart from that, Apple OS X and iOS, Google Android, Palm WebOS alongside other mobile operating systems...

Meego in-vehicle infotainment remix can be downloaded

08/04/2010, Meego, the result between Intel and Nokia to make the best out of Linux, recently gained additional traction with GENIVI choosing it as the platform of choice where in-vehicle infotainment is concerned. Just in case you’re not too sure what GENIVI...

GamePark Caanoo portable gaming handheld runs on Linux

07/12/2010, GamePark is not quite dead just yet, as the company recently unveiled a spanking new Linux-powered portable gaming handheld known as the Caanoo. While it ships with a similar 533MHz ARM9 processor as its predecessor, the built-in memory has been doubled...

Ubuntu Running On The Google Nexus One

07/08/2010, Think that Android 2.2 on the Nexus One isn’t cool enough for you? If you really want to differentiate yourself from the crowd, you could always follow the instructions posted online, and get Ubuntu Linux running on top of Android 2.2. While the...

EeeBuntu NetBook OS Renamed To Aurora

06/28/2010, Eee PC owners who have dabbled in Linux for their netbooks will probably have heard of EeeBuntu Linux before, which is one of the more popular linux distros for netbooks. Originally based on Ubuntu Linux, it has since switched to using Debian Linux as its...

DIY: Build Your Own Tablet For $400

06/18/2010, If you think that Apple and other tablet manufacturers out there aren’t coming up with the tablet device of your dreams, maybe you might want to take a crack at it, and show them who is the boss? Liquidware, an open source hardware company, is...

ARM, Freescale, Samsung And Some Others Form Linaro

06/03/2010, Technology giants ARM, Freescale, Samsung, IBM, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments have come together to form a non-profit organization called Linaro. The goal of the company is to develop and distribute technology that will make it easier for...

Realease 10-inch tablet runs on Linux

05/28/2010, Realease (no, that is not a typo) has rolled out a new 10″ tablet device which runs on the Linux operating system, with a choice of Freescale i.MX37 (ARM11) and i.MX51 (ARM Cortex A8) processors within. With an open source operating system, you can...

Qbo open source code robot runs on Linux OS

05/21/2010, What’s so special about the Qbo robot? Well, it runs on the Linux operating system and will offer open source code for avid programmers to take full advantage of it. Whenever it is about to run out of juice, it will head towards its autocharging...