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Sabayon 10 adds a GNOME 2-flavored 'MATE' edition

Four desktop options now greet users of this popular Linux distribution.

5 free open source alternatives to Microsoft Office

Small businesses don't always need Microsoft Office software for word processing, spreadsheets, email, database and publishing tools.

Intel: Clover Trail Atom chip won't work with Linux

Instead, the forthcoming processor will be 'a Windows 8 chip,' the company reportedly said.

Five new features in Ubuntu 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal' Beta 1

Of particular interest to business users is support for whole disk encryption.

10 essential WordPress plug-ins

The open-source content management system offers a bevy of features that makes it ideal for authors, vendors, media producers and more.

Five key new improvements in OpenSUSE Linux 12.2

It's been almost a year since the last release, but a raft of updates make this new Linux distribution well worth checking out.

Coming soon to Linux: Nvidia Optimus graphics support

A new version of Nvidia's proprietary graphics driver will let Linux users benefit from its switching technology.

HP Launches Open WebOS into Beta, Pushes Ahead with Hiring

Two builds are now available for developers: one for the desktop, and one for ARM devices.

The New 'Pure GNOME' Ubuntu Linux Is Coming This Fall

Though its name is still up in the air, the new OS is reportedly due in October.

Thunderbird 15 Delivers Security Fixes and Chat Support

Also included in the latest release of Mozilla's popular email client are Do Not Track support and Ubuntu One integration.