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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.

Six new features coming in LibreOffice 4.0

Wider compatibility and integration can already be found in the first release candidate for this upcoming major update.

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.

Firefox 19 enters beta with a native PDF viewer and extra ARMv6 support

The browser's mobile version is now available to 15 million more phones, Mozilla says.

Update Ruby now before it goes off the Rails

Attackers are using critical vulnerabilities in Ruby on Rails to steal data and compromise websites.

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.

Firefox 18 delivers a jolt of speed to Web apps and games

Performance is now up to 25 percent faster thanks to a new JavaScript compiler, Mozilla says.

Calling all GNOME 2 fans: Meet Fuduntu Linux 2013.1

Offering a classic desktop experience, this distro just got a major upgrade.