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Dell's 'Sputnik' Ubuntu Linux ultrabook: First in a new line?

Testers are asking for a 'big brother version' of the company's new 'XPS 13, Developer Edition,' Dell says.

Two key features star in the new Fedora 18 beta

A newly rewritten installer aims to make life easier for novice Linux users.

With 'Cinnarch,' Arch Linux gets a sprinkle of Cinnamon

Now in beta form, this new distro combines Linux Mint's traditionally flavored desktop with the popular rolling release distribution.

10 reasons to choose Ubuntu 12.10 over Windows 8

Canonical has touted its new OS as a good way to 'avoid the pain of Windows 8.' Here's why you should take up the challenge.

GNOME: The traditional Linux desktop is coming back

A new 'classic mode' will soon re-create the old GNOME 2's popular look and feel.

Seven fresh reasons to try Linux Mint 14 'Nadia'

Based on the new Ubuntu 12.10, this user-friendly operating system packs numerous updates, fixes, and new features.

Delays beset the Linux Foundation's Secure Boot workaround

'We’re still waiting for Microsoft' to provide a validly signed pre-bootloader, the nonprofit consortium says.

System76 unveils an 'extreme performance' Ubuntu Linux laptop

The Bonobo Extreme supports as much as 32GB dual channel DDR3 1600 MHz memory, and up to 3TB is available for storage.

Meet the PengPod, a 'true Linux' tablet starting at $120

Now in the midst of a crowdfunding effort, this new line will include two tablet models as well as a mini PC.

Tiny $57 PC is like the Raspberry Pi, but faster and fully open

All CAD files are available for the customizable A13-OLinuXino, which runs Linux and Android.