Articles Tagged Google

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Chrome OS Terminal App Gains New Features, Makes Working with Linux Easier

If you run Linux apps on your Chromebook using Google's fancy Crostini tech, look out for an updated terminal app in a forthcoming update.

5 April 2020
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Passive Aggressive Baking at its Finest

Okay, so this isn’t strictly related to Linux per se — though a tangential link exists because Microsoft Edge is coming to Linux — but the following photo made me laugh when I saw it […]

26 January 2020

‘Couldn’t Sign You In’ — Google Denies Access to Several Linux Browsers

Google is blocking several Linux web browsers from accessing services like Gmail, showing users an error telling them to try a different browser.

15 December 2019
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Google Wants to Bring Android Closer to the Mainline Linux Kernel

Google wants to bring Android "as close as possible" to the mainline Linux kernel, stabilising the kernel ABI and making hardware support modular.

20 November 2019
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Google Stadia Pricing Revealed (But It’s a Bit Confusing Tbh)

Google Stadia will launch in November, but gamers will need to buy a $129 Stadia Founders Pack to join the fun. We look at Stadia subscription cost & launch.

6 June 2019
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This Week Twitter Taught Me: I Follow Too Many Red Hat Employees

Dang it! Another week has only gone and flapped past my ears while I sat there, squinting awkwardly at Twitter. And what of the tweets that whizzed by my eyeballs this week? Well, most of […]

10 May 2019
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Every Chromebook launched this year will support Linux apps

Google has apparently said that every Chromebook launched in 2019 will support Linux apps, according to an Android Police update on Google I/O 2019.

8 May 2019
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Stadia is Google’s New Gaming Service Powered by Linux & Open-Source Tech

Stadia, a brand new game streaming service from Google, has been revealed — and it's powered by Linux and open source technology.

19 March 2019
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‘Linux for Chromebooks’ May Let Chromebook Owners Choose Which Distro to Use

Last year Google wowed Linux geeks the world over with a feature that lets Chromebook users run desktop Linux apps on Chrome OS. The feature, dubbed ‘Crostini’ at the time, but now known by the […]

12 January 2019

Are You a Fan of Google Chrome’s New Look?

Perhaps it’s just me, but I don’t think the look of Google Chrome has altered all that much since it blinked into life in 2009. But that will shortly change. Rumour has it that Google […]

10 July 2018
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View GIFs on the Command Line (Cos Why Not, Right?)

The command line is fantastically versatile. You can get weather forecasts on the CLI, you can get the latest World Cup scores on the CLI, and you can even watch Star Wars on the CLI. And […]

5 July 2018
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Google is Now a Platinum Member of The Linux Foundation

Google is now a Platinum member of The Linux Foundation. A long-time member of the non-profit organisation, Google has chosen to increase the amount of money it donates to the foundation from $100k a year to […]

1 July 2018