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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.
Valve has officially launched the Linux portion of its Steam PC game download service, offering over 50 Linux based games and all of them on sale for the next week.
The creators of two separate ways to boot a Linux operating system on a Windows 8 PC have indicated they may merge their efforts to create one united front for offering Linux on Windows 8 PCs.
A solution to boot Linux-based operating systems on a PC with Windows 8 installed has finally been released by the Linux Foundation after taking longer to release than expected.
Adobe has issued an emergency, unscheduled patch for Adobe Flash, which addresses certain vulnerabilities affecting Windows and Mac OS X users that are currently being exploited in the wild
A new rumor emanating from FOSDEM claims that Microsoft is having a "meaningful look" into bringing Office to Linux sometime in 2014, with Office for Android serving as a stepping stone for the port.
The Raspberry Pi has finally launched the cheaper $25 Model A version of its Linux-based PC in Europe that's missing parts that are in the $35 Model B version of the PC.
Valve has quietly released both Mac and Linux ports for its 1998 PC game Half-Life on Steam, along with Mac and Linux ports for the original version of Counter-Strike.
Xi3, the PC maker that will develop a "Steam Box" gaming PC with help from Valve, is coming out with another, and super small, PC, the Z3RO Pro Computer, in the second quarter of 2013.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced that one of its two Raspberry Pi PC manufacturers have confirmed that it sold over 500,000 of the $35 Linux PCs, which likely means the total is one million.
In a new interview with Valve founder Gabe Newell, he states flat out that Valve's own Steam Box will be based on Linux, while also continuing his hate of Windows 8, calling it "this giant sadness."
Valve is showing off a prototype of its "Steam Box" PC at CES 2013 made to work with games using the Steam Big Picture mode, with an image clearly showing a Windows license sticker on the PC case.
The PC maker Xi3 has announced it has received an investment from Valve and will launch a new PC that will use Valve's Steam client and its Big Picture mode.
A new report claims that Blizzard plans to release a Linux port for at least one of its major games in 2013, joining the trend of increased interest in Linux gaming.
The latest hardware stats from Valve's Steam service show the percentage of its Windows 8 users are close to overtaking Windows Vista owners, while the Ubuntu version of Linux makes its survey debut.
The big Ubuntu reveal today turned out to be a touch UI version of the free Linux-based OS that's being made especially for the smartphone market, but no specific hardware was announced.
The Ubuntu website currently has a countdown clock that will reach zero on Wednesday, with speculation that the team behind the Linux-based OS could reveal a touchscreen-based version.
Steam has just launched its annual 2012 holiday PC game sale, with big price cuts for lots of games. Also, the Linux beta for Steam is now available for everyone to download.
Valve's Gabe Newell is predicting that companies could sell PCs designed to be hooked up to a living room TV with Steam pre-installed sometime in 2013, perhaps running under Linux.
Famous software activist Richard Stallman has accused Ubuntu developers Canonical of ignoring the privacy of its users by enabling a form of surveillance in association with Amazon by default.
Nokia has had to answer to rumours that it was planning to enter into the Android Phone market, following a recent job posting searching for a software engineer to work in “Embedded Linux Middleware.”
New data from Net Applications claims that Windows 8 is now running on a total of 1.09 percent of the world's PCs just over a month after its official launch, with Windows 7 still in first place.
The first samples of the $25 version of the Raspberry Pi Linux PC are now being made and the Raspberry Pi Foundation says they hope to being selling the device in early 2013.
A solution to boot Linux-based operating systems on a PC with Windows 8 installed is still in the works at the Linux Foundation but it's apparently taking longer than expected.
Skype for Linux has been updated to feature a Microsoft account log in page, with the hopes of making the transition for Windows Live Messenger users easier for when Messenger is terminated next year.
3 of the world's 500 most powerful supercomputers run Windows, compared to the 469 running Linux. The good news? That's more than in June. The bad news? It's still even less than last year.
Three months ago, Debian's developers chose to replace GNOME with the Xfce desktop environment. It seems that the next release will use GNOME 3 after all, just like Linus Torvalds himself now
NVIDIA has announced it has released new GeForce Linux drives, with the collaboration of Valve, just as Valve begins its Steam Linux beta test for a limited number of users.
With Linux and its open source nature people have been able to create unique projects, and the wittily named 'Whonix' is no exception. Combining security tools it brings several layers of IP security.
Microsoft has been on the receiving end of a lot of hate from Valve and it looks like that train is not letting up anytime soon as the company has slammed Windows 8 once again in favor of Linux.
Valve is now allowing people to sign up to beta test its upcoming Linux client for its popular Steam game and software download service, saying it is looking for "experienced" users of the OS.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced that its Linux-based bare-bones PC has received a boost in its RAM to 512 MB while keeping its ultra-cheap $35 price tag.
The Linux Foundation announced this week that it has found a way to allow people who have Windows 8 installed on their PCs to boot up to a Linux OS, or any open source OS.
Valve has announced it will launch an internal beta for its Steam Linux client next week, and expand to a private external beta sometime later in October with 1,000 users.
Ubuntu might be free, but Canonical is hoping to generate more revenue (all to improve the product, of course) by introducing Amazon shopping suggestions into the world's most popular desktop Linux.
Intel has stated that its Clover Trail processors will not support Linux and are a Windows 8 chip. The chip will not be supported by the company for those who want to run linux despite being able too.
The Raspberry Pi, the $35 Linux PC that was launched earlier this year, is now completely built in the UK after previously being made in Chinese-based factories.
Korean electronics giant LG, a major Apple supplier, was apparently showing off a 'Digital iPAD,' a 'Linux-based Web pad' way back in 2001, a full 9 years before the debut of Apple's own iPad.
If you dislike Ubuntu's standard desktop environment called Unity, you might be interested in a new Ubuntu flavor which promises to bring a 'pure GNOME experience' to the popular Linux distribution
A dangerous new trojan, discovered by the same people who brought the infamous Flashback malware to light, is out to steal passwords from Mac and Linux users by keylogging and exploiting their browser
Twitter relies heavily on open source software such as Linux to process 400 million tweets a day from 140 million users, so it's no wonder why the company has decided to promote Linux a bit more
For many years, the standard desktop environment of Debian has been GNOME. However the next release of the Linux distribution will use Xfce as the default environment, but for a strange reason.
In a new update on its Linux development blog, Valve says it has improved the frame rate for the upcoming Linux version of Left 4 Dead 2 so it now runs at 315 frames per second.
Richard Stallman, the granddaddy of the free software community, says that Valve is dilluting the ethos of the movement by bringing nonfree games to Linux, something he calls 'unethical.'