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Weekend project: Check out ROSA Linux 2012

This Mandriva-based distro is compliant with the Linux Standards Base (LSB), meaning that users can easily launch a variety of enterprise-focused proprietary software.

Booting Linux via UEFI can 'brick' some Samsung laptops

One user has reportedly lost two machines due to this problem with a kernel driver.

10 open source projects to watch this year

Black Duck Software's 'Rookies of the Year' awards reveal a heightened focus on JavaScript and mobile.

Smartphone market leaders could lose their grip

The mobile landscape could look a lot different five years from now as Linux-based platforms gun for iOS and Android.

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Will Cinnamon be the default desktop in Fedora Linux 19?

Also on the table at the popular distro is the possibility of replacing MySQL with MariaDB.

Canonical invites input on core Ubuntu Phone apps

A dedicated website is now available for collaborating on this key component of the Linux-based mobile platform.

Meet Mageia, a rising Linux star

This elegant Linux OS has won numerous fans in a short time with its combination of power, choice, and versatility.

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.