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Gaming on Linux: A guide for sane people with limited patience

With a little know-how and some simple console commands, you can play PC games on Linux so smoothly that you'll never need to boot into Windows again.

Linux pros saw a giant salary leap in 2012: Dice

IT professionals enjoyed their biggest salary jump in more than a decade last year, but for those using Linux, it was even better.

Meet PicUntu, a lightweight Linux designed for tiny PCs

Targeting 'PCs-on-a-stick' based on RK3066 chips, this new OS weighs in at no more than 170 MB.

Meet 'Consort,' a brand-new classic Linux desktop

The SolusOS project team has forked GNOME Classic and is bringing back numerous key GNOME 2 features.

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.

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.

Raspberry Pi approaches 1 million sales mark

The $25 credit-card-sized Linux computer launched last year

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.

The CuBox Pro: for $160, a tiny, open PC with 2GB of RAM

Ubuntu Linux comes preinstalled, but the device also supports Debian and Android, among others.