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03 January 2013

Ubuntu Linux Coming to Android Smartphones

Ubuntu has finally made its move into the smartphone market, with the new OS enabling smartphones to become a computing hub.


12 December 2012

Linux Drops 386 Support

Intel's 80386 processors will no longer be supported by the Linux kernel, announced Linus Torvalds.


05 December 2012

Red Hat Rolls Out Enterprise Linux 6.4 Beta

Yesterday saw Red Hat announce the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 - the next beta release for RHEL 6.


29 May 2012

Linux Mint 13 'Maya' Arrives as Two Editions

Linux Mint 13 with the Cinnamon desktop environment The Linux Mint project has officially announced the release of version 13 of its popular Linux distribution.


19 April 2012

Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Receives Tech Honour

Linux Creator, Linus Torvalds, has been a Millennium Technology Prize laureate.


13 April 2012

Canonical to Develop Ubuntu Powered Smartphone

Linux vendor Canonical is planning to produce an Ubuntu-powered smartphone.


20 March 2012

Linux Kernel 3.3 Launched With Added Android

Version 3.3 of the Linux kernel was released this weekend, adding support for a new processor architecture and re-integrating the Android code base.


19 January 2012

Red Hat Take on VMware with Launch of RHEV 3.0

Red Hat has launched their latest assault on virtualisation, and titans VMware, with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation 3.0 (RHEV 3.0).


13 January 2012

Raspberry Pi Rolls Out Micro-Machine Mass-Production

The Rapberry Pi Foundation has begun manufacturing its eagerly awaited pocket-sized Linux-based micro in volume, with the first batch set to roll off the line by the end of the month.


03 November 2011

Ubuntu Mobile on The Horizon

Smartphone and tablet versions of the Ubuntu will be available by 2014 thanks to the development of new versions of the operating system by tech firm Canonical.


27 October 2011

World Without Linux Would be 'Terrible'

Jim Zemlin, the executive director of the Linux Foundation believes that the world would be a "terrible place" without Linux.


14 October 2011

Linux Foundation Adds Seven New Members

The Linux Foundation has added seven new members to its ranks ahead of the first ever LinuxCon Europe event at the end of the month.


14 October 2011

WineHQ Database System Hacked

Jeremy White, CodeWeavers founder and CEO, announced yesterday that yet another Free Software project has been hacked.


13 October 2011

Summit to Drive Linux Forward

Linux is to boost its growth in the automotive industry with the announcement of the first ever Automotive Linux Summit.


16 September 2011

Ubuntu's New Unity Desktop

Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company is transforming its Unity desktop with the next version due out in October.


10 August 2011

Enterprise IT Projects Looking at Open Source

A new survey says open source solutions are being considered for the majority of enterprise IT projects.


05 July 2011

GoDaddy Adopts LPI Certification

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) has announced that the world's largest domain name registrar, GoDaddy, has started a programme of LPI training and certification for its technical support staff.


01 July 2011

Toyota joins Linux Foundation as Gold member

The Linux Foundation has announced that Japanese car-manufacturer Toyota has become its newest member.


23 June 2011

Red Hat First-Quarter Results Beat Expectations

Red Hat has reported an excellent first quarter, with revenues up 27 per cent on the back of strong repeat business, increased channel sales and good worldwide growth.


22 June 2011

Firefox 5 Now Available to Download

Mozilla today delivered the final version of Firefox 5, the first edition under the new faster-release regime it kicked off earlier this year.


15 June 2011

Chrome May Become Ubuntu's Browser

There is "a real possibility" that Firefox may be swapped out in favour of Chrome in future distributions of Ubuntu, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has said.