News tagged ‘linux’

Monday, 29 Sep 2014

ShellShock emerges in the wild, poses threats to Linux-based devices

ShellShock emerges in the wild, poses threats to Linux-based devices

A new vulnerability known as "ShellShock" has been discovered, and most Linux and Unix (including Mac OS X) systems are potential targets.

Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013

Linux Kernel Version 3.10 Released

Linux Kernel Version 3.10 Released

Linux kernel version 3.10 has been released. While there may not be many major new subsystems, Linux 3.10 will provide a new method for SSD caching and upgrades to Radeon graphics drivers.

Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Still Dominates

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Still Dominates

According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013

Dell's Linux Ultrabook Gets 1080p Screen

Dell's Linux Ultrabook Gets 1080p Screen

A post on Dell Web Vertical Director Barton George's blog has revealed that the Dell Linux Ultrabook, called the Developer Edition, will be getting an upgrade in the form of a 1080p screen. All other specifications for the product remain unchanged.

Friday, 15 Feb 2013

Valve Officially Releases Steam for Linux Client

Valve Officially Releases Steam for Linux Client

Valve has officially launch its Steam client for Linux and the company has announced a week-long sale for Linux games with discounts up to 75% off the listed prices.

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012

AMD's Hondo APU will Only Support Windows 8 at Launch

AMD's Hondo APU will Only Support Windows 8 at Launch

AMD's new Hondo APU will only support Windows 8 at launch, according to The Inquirer who spoke to Mr. Steve Belt, corporate VP of ultra-low power products. AMD is forgoing support for the Android OS for now; however, it is possible to install Linux on devices powered by this new APU.

Monday, 23 Jul 2012

Dell's Sputnik Gets the Green Light

Dell's Sputnik Gets the Green Light

Dell's aim to produce an ultrabook targeted at software developers for the Linux operating system Ubuntu, has been given the green light. The idea was under consideration since May 2012.

Friday, 22 Jun 2012

NVIDIA Issues Response to Torvalds' Complaints over Linux Graphics Support

NVIDIA Issues Response to Torvalds' Complaints over Linux Graphics Support

At a recent Q & A session to an audience at the Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship in Otaniemi, Finland, Linus Torvalds who is the brain child behind the Linux kernel project, complained harshly about the lack of Linux support from NVIDIA. NVIDIA has issued their diplomatic response to his outburst.

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Tizen OS Can Run Android Applications

Tizen OS Can Run Android Applications

The new Linux-based open source mobile OS can run Android applications via a program called Application Compatibility Layer (ACL), reports the Handheld Blog.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Dell's Sputnik Project to Merge Ultrabooks and Ubuntu

Dell's Sputnik Project to Merge Ultrabooks and Ubuntu

Dell has launched their own project Sputnik, which looks to bring the Linux operating system to their XPS 13 ultrabook. The six-month pilot program will look to produce a product that would satisfy the requirements of mobile and web developers.

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