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Would Microsoft really bring Office to Linux?

Is an expanded base of Office users worth sacrificing yet another reason to stick with Windows?

Six good reasons to download LibreOffice 4.0

Want to control your presentation from your Android phone? Then this is the (free) suite for you.

KDE 4.10 delivers key updates across the board

Better support for mobile devices is among the many improvements brought by this new Linux desktop environment.

Which Linux distro is best? Survey says: Slackware

KDE, meanwhile, takes the crown for best desktop environment.

New Linux distro would target disabled users

Need accesibility for your users? This could be the distro you've been waiting for.

Hewlett-Packard joins Chromebook fray with 14-inch browser-based laptop

Hewlett-Packard on Monday said it’s getting into the Chromebook game after rumors about the company’s first browser-in-a-box surfaced in late January.

Weekend project: Check out ROSA Linux 2012

This Mandriva-based distro is compliant with the Linux Standards Base (LSB), meaning that users can easily launch a variety of enterprise-focused proprietary software.

Booting Linux via UEFI can 'brick' some Samsung laptops

One user has reportedly lost two machines due to this problem with a kernel driver.

10 open source projects to watch this year

Black Duck Software's 'Rookies of the Year' awards reveal a heightened focus on JavaScript and mobile.

Not ready for Office 2013? Here are five open alternatives

These free and open source options deliver many of the same features at a very compelling price.