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Canonical staff to get working Ubuntu phones by late May

By 'eating its own dog food,' the company says it hopes to accelerate progress on Ubuntu Touch.

Linux code is the 'benchmark of quality,' study concludes

Most recently, Coverity scanned 7.6 million lines of code in Linux 3.8 and found a defect density of just .59.

Five things to like About Debian 7.0 'Wheezy'

Speech-based installation and UEFI support are among many improvements in this updated Linux distribution.

Introducing TechHive's Windows Phone 8 Superguide

Windows Phone 8 is unlike any of Microsoft's previous mobile operating systems, and we're proud to announce our Windows Phone 8 Superguide to help you make sense of it. The book is available now on the iBookstore, Kindle Store, Nook Store, Google Play, and as a PDF.

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Dell's Linux laptop has good hardware, decent toolkit

Our Linux pros check out the decked-out XPS 13 'Developer Edition' laptop, preloaded with Ubuntu and other tools.

From the ashes of Fuduntu, FuSE Linux is born

This brand-new distro will likely use the Consort desktop for a classic experience.

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.

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.