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GNOME 3.8 delivers more privacy and a new 'classic' mode

The new GNOME Classic desktop combines GNOME 3 technology with numerous popular GNOME 2 features.

All out of Pi: $25 Raspberry Pi sells out in U.S.

Allied Electronics, which distributes the single-board computer in the United States, posted a notice on its website saying that it's exhausted its limited supply and won't take backorders at this time.

Linux use in business jumps again, survey says

Eighty percent of organizations plan to increase their use of Linux servers, but only 20 percent plan to purchase Windows servers over the next five years.

Linux group hits Microsoft with complaint over 'Secure Boot'

The technology implemented in Windows 8 hardware is an 'obstruction mechanism,' the Spanish group charges.

Linux distro update: Ubuntu slashes support, Debian 7.0 draws near

Users of Canonical's Long Term Support (LTS) releases will remain unaffected.

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.

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.

Make your PC kid-friendly with four custom operating systems

Parental controls are outdated. Make your PC fun for all ages using operating systems designed specifically for tech-savvy tykes.