Katherine NoyesU.S. Correspondent, PCWorld

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Katherine Noyes has been an ardent geek ever since she first conquered Pyramid of Doom on an ancient TRS-80. Today she covers enterprise software in all its forms, with an emphasis on Linux and open source software.

Dell's 'Sputnik' Ubuntu Linux laptop gets a key upgrade

Now with a full HD display, this developer-focused machine will soon roll out in Europe as well.

Companies are desperately seeking Linux talent, report says

Salaries and bonuses keep increasing as hiring managers struggle to find the help they need.

Canonical unwraps Ubuntu Linux for tablets

Those eager for a taste can download a developer preview version on Thursday.

Two Ubuntu Linux versions can now work with Secure Boot

Thursday's release of Ubuntu 12.04.2 brings the capability to users of Canonical's latest Long Term Support edition.

Two Linux tablet projects take a step forward

As the PengPod line begins shipping, the KDE-powered 'Vivaldi' tablet sets a May target.

For a sneak peek at Ubuntu phones, try this Android app

Can't wait for Ubuntu phones to arrive? Now you can get a taste of what they will be like.

'Chromebook Pixel': the Google PC we've been waiting for?

New evidence found in Google's Chrome OS code is fueling rumors that a high-end device is on the way.

Not just Linux: Windows can 'brick' Samsung laptops too

'Do not use UEFI on any Samsung laptops,' developer advises

Would Microsoft really bring Office to Linux?

Is an expanded base of Office users worth sacrificing yet another reason to stick with Windows?

Six good reasons to download LibreOffice 4.0

Want to control your presentation from your Android phone? Then this is the (free) suite for you.

KDE 4.10 delivers key updates across the board

Better support for mobile devices is among the many improvements brought by this new Linux desktop environment.

Which Linux distro is best? Survey says: Slackware

KDE, meanwhile, takes the crown for best desktop environment.

New Linux distro would target disabled users

Need accesibility for your users? This could be the distro you've been waiting for.

Weekend project: Check out ROSA Linux 2012

This Mandriva-based distro is compliant with the Linux Standards Base (LSB), meaning that users can easily launch a variety of enterprise-focused proprietary software.

Booting Linux via UEFI can 'brick' some Samsung laptops

One user has reportedly lost two machines due to this problem with a kernel driver.