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New Intel NUC BIOS update fixes Linux installation woes

Because bringing your own operating system to the party is a bummer when your PC can't find it.

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North Korea's home-grown OS looks a lot like Apple's OS X

The latest version of the software dumps a Windows-like interface for a Mac-style desktop.

Malicious Java app infects Mac, Linux systems with DDoS bot

Cybercrooks are again exploiting Java's cross-platform design to install and spread bots.

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Closing the door on Windows: A guide to changing operating systems

Microsoft's support of Windows XP is ending. So are Windows 7 sales. And Windows 8 doesn't cut it. It's time to consider alternatives to the long-venerated OS.

Valve's gaming-focused SteamOS available to download December 13

The push to bring PC gaming to your living room draws nigh.

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Ubuntu 13.10: The good, the bad, the ugly, and the mobile

The newest release of Ubuntu, dubbed Saucy Salamander, doesn't offer much in the way of new features – except for the introduction of Ubuntu Touch for mobile platforms.

Open-source gaming ahoy! Valve joins Linux Foundation ahead of SteamOS launch

Valve becoming a Linux Foundation member could lead to innovative new gaming, the foundation said

Worm targets Linux PCs and embedded devices

A new worm is targeting x86 computers running Linux and PHP, and variants may also pose a threat to devices such as home routers and set-top boxes based on other chip architectures.

New OpenSUSE embraces new 64-bit ARM architecture

OpenSUSE joins Red Hat’sLinux distribution, Fedora, and Canonical’s Ubuntu in offering an experimental Linux distribution that can run on 64-bit ARM processors.

Ubuntu Linux server with ARM processor rolled out by Boston Limited

The Viridis Microserver will run on ARM Cortex-A15 processors and is certified to run Ubuntu Linux 13.10.