Particularly on older hardware, this lightweight contender can offer a speedy alternative.
These new machines can be purchased with either Windows 8 or Canonical's popular OS.
This new open source platform lets anyone launch an ad hoc crowdfunding site by simply forking its code.
Certification program aims to recognize devices that give users control over their technology.
Signed with a Microsoft key, this new pre-bootloader will allow Linux to boot even when Secure Boot is enabled.
Android users, meanwhile, get a new, Safari-like 'Reader Mode.'
Related skills and expertise are being sought 'like never before,' Dice reports.
Even as Fuduntu, Slackware, and Ubuntu march ahead, Brazilian Dreamlinux officially closes its doors.
A new API, for instance, enables video playback that can adapt to changing computer and network conditions.
Following a successful pilot test in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, this new program aims to help newcomers get started with open source software.
Meanwhile, a security researcher sounds the alarm about Internet Explorer's vulnerability to zero-day attacks.
Included in this new kernel version are a Windows-like 'hybrid sleep' capability along with a feature that can speed up page loads by as much as 41 percent.
With cloud and tablet versions in the works, LibreOffice has become the third largest free software project focused on a desktop app.
A new toggle feature will let users turn off online searches across the board, including those on Amazon.
Priced at $199, this USB-sized device is now available in an early version aimed at developers.