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Linux kernel 3.9 adds full Chrome OS support

New SSD capabilities, meanwhile, enable faster performance.

Fedora 19 alpha offers a peek at what's coming

New 3D printing tools are among the additions in this latest preview release.

Ubuntu 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' debuts, to be followed by 'Saucy Salamander'

The latest desktop version of this popular Linux distribution focuses on performance.

First Firefox OS developer phones are already sold out

Two new preview devices made a brief appearance, then appeared to be sold out online.

Coming soon to Linux: A lightweight KDE alternative

Among the goals for the new 'KLyDE' desktop are a minimal footprint, simplified configuration, and a fast startup.

Open source is taking over the software world, survey says

Innovation, quality, and growth are named as key motivators for using open source software.

Six good reasons to try Manjaro Linux 0.8.5

This new update to the up-and-coming distro adds key beginner-friendly features.

Fuduntu Linux is closing its doors

Plans are already afoot for a brand-new replacement for the distro, which was just updated last week.

Serious LibreOffice update fixes 54 bugs

File import and export are improved in the new stability-focused LibreOffice 3.6.6.

Create your own apps for free with open-source LiveCode 6.0

The result of a successful Kickstarter campaign, RunRev's new open version lets amateur users create mobile, desktop, and server apps.