Tag Archives: Linux

Steam for Linux now out

steam for linux sale Today is a happy day for Linux gamers, as Steam for Linux has been released. And the Linux Steam client is all part of Valve’s effort to put some of its.. more
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Ubuntu on mobiles by 2014

Popular Linux distro Ubuntu could be powering mobile devices such as phones and tablet PC’s by 2014. That’s according to an interview with Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, the company that.. more
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Linux websites now coming back online

internet Linux sites are slowly going back online after they were taken down following a security breach which initially occurred in August. However, the Linux Foundation is warning developers to check thoroughly.. more
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Microsoft signs patent agreement with Casio

Microsoft has signed an agreement with Casio that allows customers of the electronics company “patent coverage for their use of Linux in certain Casio devices”. MS says that details of the “broad, multi-year patent cross-licensing agreement” are confidential but it seems that both companies have.. more
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The Skype is falling – service crashes, Microsoft cops flak

Skype hit trouble yesterday as some users across the world found they had trouble logging on to the service. Immediate finger pointing began as Microsoft has only just acquired Skype a couple of weeks back. Many (some admittedly joking) observed that perhaps MS was already.. more
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Martha Lane Fox plans £98 PCs

The latest plan to help get the entire population of the UK online is to push out some cheap PCs for the masses. Digital champion Martha Lane Fox reckons cost is one of the barriers preventing some nine million poorer families in the country from.. more
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Weekend NewsBytes: Google to delete wi-fi data; Jolibook notebook out tomorrow

Google has been told it can now delete the wi-fi data which its Street View cars mistakenly collected from unsecured networks across the UK. Information Commissioner Christopher Graham told the Guardian: “I welcome the fact that the wi-fi payload data that should never have been.. more
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Jolibook netbook available in the UK today?

The Jolibook, the netbook which sounds like it belongs to a Mr Man character, will be out in the UK today. According to the Wall Street Journal (via Pocket Lint), the netbook, which is powered by Jolicloud 1.1 (a Linux based OS) will be launched.. more
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Jolibook laptop announced with Jolicloud

The Jolibook laptop running the Jolicloud operating system might sound like a notebook computer that a fictional childrens’ character could own. One of the more technologically advanced Mr Men, perhaps… But in actual fact, Jolicloud 1.1 is a Linux based OS. As the name suggests,.. more
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Dell drops Ubuntu powered PCs?

Dell has decided to stop selling home computers pre-installed with the Ubuntu operating system, a flavour of Linux, on its web store – at least for the moment. So PC Pro reports, pointing out that a search for Ubuntu on the Dell UK website just.. more
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