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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.

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.

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HP will jump on the Chromebook bandwagon: Report

This upcoming new device will reportedly feature a larger, 14-inch display.

Will Cinnamon be the default desktop in Fedora Linux 19?

Also on the table at the popular distro is the possibility of replacing MySQL with MariaDB.

Meet Mageia, a rising Linux star

This elegant Linux OS has won numerous fans in a short time with its combination of power, choice, and versatility.

Linux pros saw a giant salary leap in 2012: Dice

IT professionals enjoyed their biggest salary jump in more than a decade last year, but for those using Linux, it was even better.

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.

Windows 8 Pro upgrade price rises to $199.99 after Jan. 31

The price for upgrading to Windows 8 Pro will shoot up after special offers lapse.