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October 21, 2013
Tablets are the perfect way to surf the web, play games, and watch videos on the sofa or a train. The popularity of these small portable devices continues to gain momentum. The Hudl is Tesco's first venture into what is now a very crowded tablet market.
Less than a year after announcing the beta release of Steam for Linux, Valve unveiled plans for Linux-based SteamOS and Steam Machine beta hardware. So far, we’ve seen plenty of buzz, but we can’t actually install the new operating system or get our hands on the hardware. Will the Steam releases live up to the hype? Four brave experts weigh in with early predictions for SteamOS and the Steam Machine – and they certainly do not agree with one another.
Installing Ubuntu Tweak on Ubuntu 13.10 or any other supported version of Ubuntu gives you a simple utility that makes it very easy to customize different aspects of the Ubuntu desktop.
Starting an online business can be a daunting task. Once you determine the products or services to sell online you must then select the method to reach the customer and collect payment. As an online merchant your can choose to sell on one of the community based web portals like eBay or yahoo store. However, if you decide to operate your own domain, so you can build brand and company loyalty, you will require a website and shopping cart with an integrated payment gateway.
Mobile Media Ventures' iConsole.tv gaming system is quickly turning into a jack of all trades, as the company now plans to support SteamOS through its PC's Android interface. Valve's TV-friendly platform will only be a shortcut away, MMV claims. Players won't have to partition drives, tweak firmware or otherwise mess with low-level settings, either. We won't know how well this Linux-on-Linux approach works until the company provides more details in the months ahead, but it's promising -- it could greatly expand iConsole.tv's game library without compromising on simplicity of use.
The founder of Canonical, Mark Shuttleworth, has caused a stir in open-source circles as he calls Ubuntu's detractors the Open Source Tea Party.
Android rules, iOS is cool, but third place is up for grabs. With the release of Ubuntu Touch, Canonical shows that its first Linux for mobile devices may have what it takes to be a major smartphone operating system.
Android is open—except for all the good parts.
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS 5.10 for the i386 and x86_64 architectures. CentOS is 100% compatible rebuild of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux, in full compliance with Red Hat's redistribution requirements. CentOS is for people who need an enterprise class operating system stability without the cost of certification and support.
Most often when running Intel Linux graphics benchmarks these days we're using Haswell hardware since that's where the most exciting developments are now happening with it being the latest-generation Intel products. ..... especially now this week Mesa 10.0 receiving OpenGL 3.3 support, it's time for some new benchmarks.
Since the first release nine years ago today, Ubuntu Linux has been powering millions of PCs around the world. Love it or hate it, the Ubuntu project has made a great stride for the overall betterment of Linux, and no one can deny that. Celebrating its 9th birthday today, I am going to share interesting facts and history behind Ubuntu Linux.
After a few months I wanted to demonstrate my Raspberry Pi to a friend of mine, so I started up LibreOffice. Nothing. I rebooted it. It came up, but with errors. Fortunately ssh was still working, so it was not too big a problem. Until another reboot several months later when it just showed the dreaded kbd[he]gt[/he] prompt. That was no good.. I started googling and found out I had become the victim of "SD card corruption".
Every so often I like to look at the trends in the technology our readers use to access the site. What kind of computers, what kinds of operating systems, mobile or desktop, etc. There's a lot of interesting data in the latest numbers. But for anyone who's been on the web back into the 90s, here's the most striking piece of information. Fewer than 50% of the visits to TPM now come from computers running a windows operating system.
Earlier this week Painkiller: Hell and Damnation was released as the latest popular game title reaching Linux. Painkiller: Hell and Damnation is powered by the Unreal Engine 3 and its Linux porter has recommended an interesting choice of drivers...
For the past month at Phoronix we have been busy benchmarking the System76 Galago UltraPro. This latest creation from the Linux-friendly System76 is an Intel Haswell ultrabook with Iris Pro graphics. Here's our look at this Linux-loaded ultrabook and the benchmarks we've run on this powerful yet lightweight system.