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Samsung: Tizen Linux phones will arrive in 2013

Handsets running this Intel-backed OS will bring yet more choice to the mobile arena.

Ubuntu for phones makes its official debut

Devices featuring the new mobile Linux OS will arrive in late 2013, Canonical says.

Make 2013 the year you switch to Linux

Now that Windows 8 is here, there's no better time to embrace a more free, open, and desktop-friendly alternative.

Five Linux predictions for 2013

This past year was a great one for Linux, but the upcoming one promises to be even better.

GNOME 2: Still king of the Linux desktop

As 2012 draws to a close, this old favorite continues to reign supreme in many users' hearts.

Five reasons 2012 was a great year for Linux

Numerous market factors have allowed the free and open source operating system to make great strides.

Another year, another totally different top 10 Linux distros

Compared with last year, this year's list delivers several distinct surprises.

The 'Linux Diversity' collection: One kit, 10 Linux distros

If you're shopping around for a new OS, this set will give you a variety of the latest popular options.

Linux 3.8 will drop support for Intel 386 chips

Released on Monday, meanwhile, version 3.7 steps up the kernel's ARM support.

Coming in Ubuntu Linux 13.04: instant purchases from the desktop

Online search results will also expand beyond Amazon with commercial content from more retailers.

Meet Ubuntu Linux 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal': Pictures

Canonical's popular Linux operating system recently got a major update. Here's a brief tour of what you'll find inside this free and open source Windows alternative.

Ubuntu Linux 13.04 hits alpha, but details are under wraps

Only Edubuntu and Kubuntu users get true alpha releases in this development cycle.

ZevenOS 5.0: a lightweight Linux with a multimedia twist

Based on Xubuntu, this newly updated distro adds a hint of BeOS to the Xfce desktop.