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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.

Review: Linux Live USB Creator makes it easier to install Linux

Linux has always come across to most people as something too complicated to install and learn. But with Linux Live USB Creator, you can now install one of many Linux operating systems onto your USB stick, and operate it with absolute ease.

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.

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a tiny Linux laptop

This diminutive device sports an LCD screen and keyboard as well as a 64GB solid state drive, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and an integral touchpad.