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Lightweight 'Kite' tablet runs Ubuntu 12.04 and Android 4.0

Now available for preorder, this device offers a definition that's 10 percent higher than the standard Full-HD, its maker says.

Adobe patches actively exploited ColdFusion vulnerabilities

Adobe released security patches for its ColdFusion application server on Tuesday, addressing four critical vulnerabilities that have been actively exploited by attackers since the beginning of January.

Five notable new features in Fedora Linux 18 'Spherical Cow'

In addition to including the MATE desktop, this latest release also adds UEFI Secure Boot support.

Red Hat takes the wraps off RHEL 5.9

New Microsoft Hyper-V drivers in this updated Linux distribution offer improved performance in multivendor environments.

Calling all GNOME 2 fans: Meet Fuduntu Linux 2013.1

Offering a classic desktop experience, this distro just got a major upgrade.

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.