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Have an older PC? Try the new Ubuntu Linux-based LXLE

This new Lubuntu-based distro includes drivers and utilities for older graphics and audio hardware.

Nvidia's Grid VGX software boost graphics performance of virtual desktops and PCs

With its new Grid VGX software, Nvidia is aiming to tear down the performance barrier that keeps graphics-intensive applications from running on virtual desktops.

Like Ubuntu Linux? This week, help make it better

This Thursday is the next Ubuntu Bug Day, offering fans a chance to give back and help out.

Ubuntu Linux 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' hits beta 1

No milestone release image will be available, however, until the final beta early next month.

For a fully free desktop OS, try Trisquel GNU/Linux 6.0

Endorsed by the Free Software Foundation, this distribution includes no proprietary components.

Ubuntu Linux gets a new official flavor

Following its debut last fall, Ubuntu GNOME Remix is now a supported part of the distribution's family.

Chrome OS holds firm against hackers at Pwnium 3

Despite the promise of hefty rewards, hackers failed to fell Google's Linux-based OS last week.

The Chromebook Pixel gets a thumbs-up from Linus Torvalds

'The screen really is that nice,' says the father of Linux.

With convergence in mind, Ubuntu Linux scraps Wayland

Canonical's new device-agnostic plan calls for a different display server, it says.

Five new features coming in openSUSE Linux 12.3

Now included in the second and final release candidate of this popular Linux OS is 'Secure Boot' support.

Linus Torvalds speaks out with a Secure Boot plan

'Instead of pleasing Microsoft, try to see how we can add real security,” the Linux creator urged.

Meet Manjaro Linux, a brand-new distro on the rise

With simplicity for newbies and flexibility for experts, this new Linux distro aims to offer something for everyone.

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.