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The long-awaited public beta of the latest iteration of Elementary OS known as "Freya" has finally been released and it comes with a series of improvements both under-the-hood and to the design
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Microsoft has released Skype version 4.3 that is available for Linux. The updated software brings an improved UI, bugs fixes, and PulseAudio support. The new version of Skype is available now.
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Today Red Hat announced the release of RHEL 7. The latest version focuses on many security improvements, LDAP integration, as well as supporting filesystems up to 500 TB in size.
Valve has officially launched Steam In-Home Streaming, allowing users of its Steam service to stream games to other computers on a home network - even to low-end and home theater PCs.
Epic Games has confirmed that it will release a new version of Unreal Tournament, using Unreal Engine 4, for Windows, Mac and Linux and it will be released as a free game.
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Epic Games has released Unreal Engine 4.1 to its $19 a month subscribers. It adds support for making games for the Xbox One and PS4 consoles, along with support for Linux and Valve's SteamOS.
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS shows that the company is moving toward a more unified experience across phones, tablets, and PC's with the introduction of the Unity 8 interface for Desktop
In an attempt to counter the growing popularity of foreign operating systems in China, the country has announced the linux-based China OS and is seeking support from local manufacturers.
Opensuse, a well known linux distribution, had their forums defaced and information stolen, A hacker managed to exploit a vulnerability in the forum software which made it possible to upload files.
Valve has announced that its zombie co-op shooter "Left 4 Dead 2" is now available for free on Steam in its Windows, Mac and Linux platforms from now until 1 p.m. ET Thursday.
One of the 300 people who got Valve's prototype Steam Machine this weekend has been busy posting a series of videos showing the unboxing of the device, along with a tear down and running benchmarks.
A Bitcoin mining hoax that was started by a prankster on the 4chan imageboard has reportedly led some Mac users into wiping their hard drives, leaving affected users desperately asking for help.
As promised, Valve has released the first public version of its Linux-based SteamOS, which will be installed a number of third party Steam Machines that go on sale in 2014.
Valve has announced that it has selected the 300 beta testers that will be getting prototype Steam Machines, with those units shipping to the lucky recipients on Friday.,
The Linux Foundation has announced that Valve has officially joined its organization as part of Valve's push for its Linux based SteamOS and its Steam Machines launch in 2014.
Mozilla has released Firefox 25 on its FTP servers for Windows, Mac and Linux, ahead of the web browser's official release on Tuesday, with a number of new features and improvements.
Xi3 has announced that it will officially launch its PISTON mini-gaming PC on November 29th and will also offer a number of new SSD-based storage customization options.
NVIDIA has announced it is assisting Valve in the development of SteamOS, such as improving driver performance in OpenGL and porting games over to Valve's Linux-based OS.
Valve has officially announced plans to allow up to 300 outside beta testers to get their hands on a free prototype of what Valve calls a Steam Machine, which will be made by several companies in 2014
Valve has announced the Steam operating system, the first of three planned announcements scheduled for this week. The operating system is based on the Linux kernel and designed for living rooms.
Valve has launched a teaser site for what it claims will be not one but three announcements it will make next week concerning its efforts to bring Steam to more big-screen TVs, perhaps via a Steam Box
Valve co-founder Gabe Newell hinted to the the attendees of a Linux conference that the company will be making some announcements surrounding their Steam Box hardware device next week.
Google has launched "Chrome Apps" for its widely popular Chrome browser which enables the users to have a tablet quality app experience within the browser without the need of being online.
As expected, Canonical's crowdsourced campaign to fund development of their Linux-based Ubuntu Edge smartphone failed to reach its highly ambitious $32 million goal.
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The Ubuntu Edge smartphone has now broken the record for the most money raised for a fixed crowd sourced campaign, but it is still well behind the pace to reach its $32 million goal.
The crowd sourced fund raising campaign for the Linux-based Ubuntu Edge smartphone has raised less than $10 million of its $32 million goal with just 10 days to go before the campaign shuts down.
The crowd sourced fund raising campaign for the Linux-based Ubuntu Edge smartphone has now raised $5 million of its $32 million goal in less than three days, with 28 days left in the campaign.
Canonical has launched a massive crowd sourcing campaign to help fund its Linux-based Ubuntu Edge smartphone, as it hope to raise $32 million via the Indiegogo website.
The satirical #1 bug report for Canonical's Linux-based Ubuntu OS, "Microsoft has a majority market share", was closed today after nine years by Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth.
The Italy-based Python S3 tablet launched this week and company claims the 11.6 inch device can boot three operating systems: Windows 8, Ubuntu Linux, and Android.
The International Space Station, which has used laptops with Windows XP in the past, has now decided to dump Microsoft's old OS for Debian 6 that's based on Linux.
Microsoft has announced a new collaboration with the Linux-based SUSE that will allow Windows Server Hyper-V workloads to run on SUSE Cloud-based infrastructures.
A Kickstarter campaign to fund a Windows and Mac port of the Linux-based OpenShot Video Editor has been successful and developer OpenShot Studios will launch a beta version at the end of 2013.
Dell has announced that its Alienware X51 gaming PC is now being sold with an option to have Ubuntu installed in place of a Windows operating system for the first time.
The use of Windows 8 by people who use Valve's Steam service increased again in March and is now being used by over 10 percent of the people who participate in the hardware survey for the service.
The Raspberry Pi has finally launched the cheaper $25 Model A version of its Linux-based PC in the US after previously launching the Model A in Europe in February.
A Linux community association has complained to the EU against Microsoft, claiming UEFI Secure Boot is an anti-competitive "obstruction mechanism" to booting other operating systems on Windows 8 PCs.
Xi3 has now said that it made its PISTON gaming PC "specifically for Valve" but it also disagrees with Valve about Linux being the future for PC games and will ship PISTON with a Windows OS.
The latest Humble Bundle includes games for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Android. For whatever price you want to pay, you can get cross-platform support for a bunch of games.
Valve founder Gabe Newell said today some of its customers will get their hands on prototypes for its Steam Box gaming PC hardware "in the next three or four months" which would be a summer time frame
The most common, free method of watching a video DVD on Linux actually circumvents the CSS protection on the disc, which is technically illegal under the DMCA in the United States
Linux creator Linus Torvalds doesn't seem to care for any plans that would add Microsoft-signed binary keys to a Linux kernel in a "secure boot" state, calling such a plan "f******* moronic."
As predicted, Canonical has officially announced plans to launch a tablet version of its Linux-based Ubuntu operating system, with a number of features made especially for the larger touchscreen.
The Ubuntu.com website has launched a countdown clock that will go down to zero on Tuesday that looks to be some sort of tablet-themed reveal for the Linux-based OS.