New video offers a peek at Ubuntu for Android

Could a product announcement be imminent?

New Acer Chromebook costs just $199

Featuring an Intel Celeron 847 and an 18-second boot time, this new Linux-based device offers an all-time low price point.

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Firefox turns 8 and gets a key security boost

By enforcing HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) for select domains, the beta version of Firefox 17 aims to enhance users' privacy and security online.

Tiny $57 PC is like the Raspberry Pi, but faster and fully open

All CAD files are available for the customizable A13-OLinuXino, which runs Linux and Android.

HP bets big on Linux

With a $500,000 investment, HP joins Samsung and others with a seat on the Linux Foundation's board of directors.

Android turns 5 today, hits 75 percent of the smartphone market

Apple's iOS comes in with a distant second place, while Windows Phone takes the fifth spot.

Calling all Linux Mint fans: There's a new online store to check out

Thanks to a new partnership with ThinkPenguin, several PCs are now available with Mint preloaded.

Have a new software idea? FundaGeek wants to help fund it.

This brand-new crowdfunding platform is targeted specifically at software developers.

A Halloween treat for Linux and Mac users: CrossOver is free today

Now available with 12 months of support, this software lets Windows apps run on other platforms.

Ubuntu Linux's Amazon integration gets a thumbs-down from the EFF

Online search results should be disabled by default, the advocacy group says.

Goodbye and farewell to Ubuntu Linux 11.04 'Natty Narwhal'

This paradigm-changing version of Canonical's popular Linux distro has now reached end of life.

For a beginner-friendly distro, try Linux Lite 1.0.0

Based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, this brand-new distribution uses the lightweight Xfce desktop and offers five years of support.

Don't like Ubuntu's Unity? Try the new GNOME Remix instead

This new Linux flavor combines GNOME 3.6 with Canonical's newly released Ubuntu 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal.'

System76 debuts a sleek, all-in-one desktop PC featuring Ubuntu Linux

Priced starting at $799, the new Sable Complete offers a clutter-free design and the latest Ubuntu 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal.'

Firefox 15

Mozilla unveils the Firefox Marketplace and Facebook integration

Firefox 16 adoption, meanwhile, is right on track despite an early security glitch, researcher Chitika says.