Thursday's release of Ubuntu 12.04.2 brings the capability to users of Canonical's latest Long Term Support edition.
The PC gaming service Steam is now available for Linux, accompanied by dozens of games and a Big Picture mode to accommodate play on TV.
As the PengPod line begins shipping, the KDE-powered 'Vivaldi' tablet sets a May target.
Can't wait for Ubuntu phones to arrive? Now you can get a taste of what they will be like.
Freeing the way for independent Linux distributions to be installed on Windows 8 computers, the Linux Foundation releases software that will allow Linux to work with computers running the UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) firmware.
'Do not use UEFI on any Samsung laptops,' developer advises
A video camera board has been developed for the popular cut-price Raspberry PI computer.
Is an expanded base of Office users worth sacrificing yet another reason to stick with Windows?
Better support for mobile devices is among the many improvements brought by this new Linux desktop environment.
KDE, meanwhile, takes the crown for best desktop environment.