Trying Linux is easy--you can even install it on a USB drive or disc to try it out before committing. Enter the world of open-source here.
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Chrome OS and Android are combining right under our noses.
Intel's new power management features aren't supported on Linux.
The Web Bluetooth support in Chrome 53 makes it possible to control your smart appliances from within a browser rather than relying on a smartphone app.
Chrome OS’s source code reveals support for pressure-sensitive screens similar to the 3D Touch screen on Apple's iPhone.
Apache OpenOffice has taken a backseat to LibreOffice, but its community of contributors is not ready to give up on the project.
Spotify just updated its Linux app, but the streaming service has been without a Linux developer for more than a year.
Updates will help keep Linux users secure, but Flash is still fading away.
Because Fuchsia is open-source, anyone can take a look at its code, even though Google isn't saying much about its new operating system.
Receive your Android phone's notifications and reply to SMS messages from any Linux PC.
Many PC game developers have touted future support for SteamOS and Linux, but far too often that support has never arrived. The list of games that failed to make good on that promise may surprise you.
In its 25 years of existence, Linux has taken the world by storm, powering millions of servers, a countless number of embedded devices, and most of the smartphones in the world (thanks to Android).
Microsoft's been showing Linux the love, but don't expect the company to start making much open-source software available to Linux desktop users.
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