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Ubuntu 14.04.2 arrives with updated hardware support and a new Linux kernel

The latest Ubuntu Long Term Support update plays nice with new hardware.

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With no Google, Chinese app stores soar on high downloads

Baidu surpassed Apple to become the world's second-largest app distributor

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Google targets Chinese developers with new YouTube channel

Despite a government block on Google, the company is still trying to reach developers in the country

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A eulogy to CrunchBang, the Linux distro that time passed by

One of Linux's strengths is the ease with which you can roll your own distro to scratch a niche itch. But sometimes those distributions fade away, as highlighted by CrunchBang's recent death.