Articles Filed Under Hardware

Librem 5 Now Shipping, Backers Share First Impressions

Purism has begun shipping the Librem 5 Linux phone to backers of its crowdfunding campaign — and the first hands-on impressions are filtering in!

28 November 2019

Slimbook’s New Pro Laptop Wants to Take on Apple, Costs Less Too

Meet the Slimbook Pro X 15, a new 15-inch Linux laptop from Spanish hardware company Slimbook. Their new device is powered by an Intel i7-9750H processor (6-core, 4.5GHz turbo boost) with a beefy NVIDIA GTX […]

21 November 2019

Ubuntu Publishes Support Roadmap for the Raspberry Pi 4

The future of Ubuntu on the Raspberry Pi family is looking pretty fresh, with Canonical unveiling a new roadmap outlining official support for the boards.

4 November 2019

Dell Puts Ubuntu on More of its Laptops

Dell is pre-loading Ubuntu on more variations of the popular Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, increasing the number of models 8 fold in the United States.

31 October 2019
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More Pinebook Pro Pre-Orders Announced (Update: Now Live)

Linux fans get another chance to pre-order the $199 Pinebook Pro Linux laptop in early November in ANSI and ISO layouts. Shipping is estimated for December.

31 October 2019

Librem 5, the $699 Linux Phone, Has Started Shipping to Backers

The Librem 5, a crowdfunded Linux phone with user privacy at its core, has begun shipping to backers in the first of several planned "batches".

25 September 2019
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Oracle Built a Raspberry Pi Super Computer That Looks like a TARDIS

How many Raspberry Pi's does it take to build a super computer? 1060, according to Oracle, who built one to demo at Oracle OpenWorld 2019.

17 September 2019

Must Read: PineTime, a $25 Linux-friendly Smartwatch, Specs & Release Date (Updated)

PineTime is a $25 Linux Smartwatch is in development by Pine64, makers of the PineBook Pro Linux laptop and the PineTab Linux tablet. It's due next year.

15 September 2019
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It’s Now Easier to Install Acer Firmware on Linux

It's getting easier to install Acer firmware on Linux as the taiwanese computer giant has joined the LVFS, the Linux Firmware Vendor service.

11 September 2019

Dell Makes It Easier to Find Its Growing Linux Range

Dell. Blessed Dell. The computer giant is passionate about meeting the needs of Linux loving users with its “Project Sputnik” derived line of devices — and we love them for it! But while Dell might […]

5 September 2019
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Must Read: Librem 5 Ships This Month, But Buyers May Want to Wait

The Librem 5 Linux phone WILL begin shipping to customers in late September as planned, Purism has confirmed. But not all of those who backed the privacy-focused smartphone during its crowdfunding campaign in 2017 will […]

5 September 2019
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New App Makes Linux Firmware Management MUCH Easier (Updated)

It’s trivial to update firmware on Linux these days thanks to the LVFS, the fwupd tool, and integration within the GNOME Software app (aka Ubuntu Software on Ubuntu). But there are times when a user […]

28 August 2019