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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
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You Can Buy the $199 Pinebook Pro Linux Laptop Right Now (Updated)

Pinebook Pro, the hotly-anticipated $199 Linux laptop from Pine64, is now available to order. Members of the Pine64 messaging board have been able to buy the ARM-based 14-inch notebook over the course of the past […]

26 August 2019
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GPD Micro PC: Can a 6-inch Ubuntu Laptop Really Be Usable?

When I first heard about the GPD Micro PC, the 6-inch laptop crowdfunded into reality earlier this year, my overriding impression was one of confusion. I thought a laptop this small wouldn’t be usable …but […]

22 August 2019

New Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Announced, Powered by Ubuntu

If you're in the market for a powerful Linux laptop you definitely want to check out the new 9th generation Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, announced today.

21 August 2019
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Purism Confirm Final Specs for the Librem 5

The finalised specs of the Librem 5 Linux phone have been confirmed by Purism ahead of the phone's general release later this year.

29 July 2019

Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Alpha Arrives, But Only for the GPD MicroPC

An Ubuntu MATE 19.10 alpha snapshot is available for testing on the GPD MicroPC, a 6-inch compact laptop crowdfunded on IndieGoGo.

19 July 2019