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Microsoft's Linux app, Skype, gets updated

Microsoft has released a new version of Skype, its popular VoIP program, for Linux.

Build your own supercomputer out of Raspberry Pi boards

Who says you need a few million bucks to build a supercomputer? Joshua Kiepert put together a Linux-powered Beowulf cluster with Raspberry Pi computers for less than $2,000.

The best new WIMP desktop today: Linux Mint 15 (Gallery)

If you want an old-style, hard-working, windows, icons, menus, and pointer desktop, then what you want is Linux Mint 15.

Mint 15: Today's best Linux desktop (Review)

Mint isn't just an outstanding Linux desktop, it's the best new desktop operating system of any kind available now.

Debian Linux now Google Compute Engine's default OS

Want to run Linux on the Google Computer Engine cloud? Starting immediately, Debian Linux is Google's Linux of choice.

Anonymous MSFT developer admits Linux is faster than Windows

This shouldn't come as any great surprise, but Linux is faster than Windows, and at least one anonymous Microsoft developer is willing to admit it and explain why that's the case.

Ubuntu working on new Linux application installer

Does Linux really need another application packaging and installment system? Ubuntu will be adding another one for its Ubuntu Touch smartphones and tablets.

Microsoft's most profitable mobile operating system: Android

Microsoft has had trouble getting people to use its Windows Phone operating systems but, thanks to Android, Microsoft might make as much as $3.4 billion in 2013.

Barnes & Noble updated Nook HD Android tablets (Gallery)

See if for yourself. With one major software update the Barnes & Noble HD e-reader has been transformed into an excellent, low-end Android tablet.

New software upgrade turns Nook HD into good Android tablet (Review)

The recent Google app store software update has turned Barnes & Noble's HD e-reader into a good, low-end Android tablet.

To the space station and beyond with Linux

The International Space Station's laptops are moving from Windows to Linux and R2,the first Linux-powered humanoid robot in space, is now under-going in-flight testing,

The new Debian Linux 7.0 is now available

After two years of waiting, Debian Linux, one of the most important core Linux distributions, has a new release: Wheezy.

Iron Penguin: First open-source "Iron Man" suit within reach?

Building on the ground-breaking work of billionaire genius Tony Stark, the first Linux-powered Iron Man suits may soon be within the reach of homebrew builders.

Barnes & Noble turns its Nook HD line into full-powered Android tablets

Barnes & Noble seeks to revitalize its Android-powered Nook tablet line over arch-rival Amazon's Kindle tablets by adding Google Play and full Android app support.

Red Hat's Gluster community adds new open-source projects

Red Hat's Gluster open-source community has been all about its namesake, the GlusterFS, but now it's expanding to cover other open-source, software-defined storage technologies.

Google Glass's Android code now available

Ready to start programming for Google Glass? The tools are out there. While only a handful of Google Glasses are out, but Google has quietly released its Android-based core kernel code.

Ubuntu 13.04 Review: Linux for the average Joe or Jane

Hard core Linux fans won't care for it, but for the average user the new Ubuntu desktop Linux has a lot to offer.

Look out, Oracle: SkySQL and MariaDB join forces

Oracle's MySQL may be the most well-known open-source DBMS, but now MySQL's creators are together again with the merger of MariaDB and SkySQL.

Ubuntu Touch betas are ready for testing

Ubuntu Touch, the version of the Linux operating system for smartphones and tablets, is now available.

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