Raspbian is one of the more popular linux distros for the Raspberry Pi. It’s easy to use, and works well on the humble Pi’s austere hardware. But Raspbian’s achilles heel is in the looks department. Put simply, it’s hideous. Pixel (an acronym for Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight) might just change that. Show More Summary
Thunder Lotus Games has revealed Sundered, the highly anticipated sophomore release from the creators of Jotun. Sundered, a darkly atmospheric hand-drawn action-horror game, will be released on PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac, and Linux in 2017. Show More Summary
Linux is awesome. In fact, I’ve already told you some of the reasons why Ubuntu is better than Windows. But if it’s so good, why do less than 2% of desktop computers actively run a Linux-based operating system? That’s a really tough question to answer. Show More Summary
While it’s arguably true that your choice of computer operating system (Windows, Linux, or Mac OS) says a lot about you, there’s something else computer-related that reflects your personality: your desktop wallpaper. For example, having...Show More Summary
Another initiative targets developers of smart doorbells and other gizmos Linaro, the collaborative engineering effort focused around Linux for ARM-based devices, has spawned a new working group to develop open reference platforms for connected products, with an inevitable eye on the Internet of Things (IoT).…
Ars reports from the Linux Security Summit—and finds much work that needs to be done.
If abandoned ‘90s Angelfire sites met a Tamagotchi inside surrealist PlayStation title LSD, it would look like upcoming game Hypnospace Outlaw. In the PC, Mac and Linux title, currently raising funds on Kickstarter, you are an internet...Show More Summary
You know what Linux is. You understand its strengths, and its weaknesses, and know how to use it. More than likely, you know which distribution is best for you. You know what a distribution is. And you know all this because you are passionate about tech. Show More Summary
While English may not be the most spoken language in the world, it’s definitely one of the most important ones, especially in the world o business. It is often the language of choice between two parties when both speak and understand only their native languages. Show More Summary
The Microsoft Data Science Virtual Machine jump starts your analytics project. It enables you to work on tasks in a variety of languages including R, Python, SQL, and C#.
Microsoft isn't anti-Linux anymore and Lenovo is just lazy when it comes to supporting the Linux desktop on its newest Yoga Ultra.
Shares of Linux and open-source software vendor Red Hat (RHT) are up $3.37, or over 4%, at $80.41, holding onto most of last night’s gains, after the company yesterday afternoon reported fiscal Q2 revenue and profit that topped analysts’...Show More Summary
Windows/Mac/Linux: A few months ago, Opera launched its own free, built-in VPN, but you could only get it if you manually enabled it in the dev version of the browser . Now, it’s available for everyone in the stable version of Opera. Read more...
Device maker Lenovo today issued a statement confirming that its Yoga 900 and 900S convertible laptops cannot boot Linux — only Windows 10. The statement follows a popular discussion on Reddit’s Linux subreddit page documenting that those devices, among others, could not run Linux. That discussion began after the issue cropped up on Lenovo’s discussion […]
Linux and open-source software distributor Red Hat (RHT) this afternoon reported fiscal Q2 revenue and profit that topped analysts’ expectations, beat with its Q3 outlook as well, and raised its year outlook above consensus, driving shares sharply higher in late trading. Revenue in the three months ending in August rose 19%, year over year, to […]
Recently, there was a report saying that Lenovo is blocking installation of Linux on its Windows 10 PCs. That report was based on the fact that some Lenovo Yoga 900 users reported that Linux OS is unable to detect the RAID SSD storage on their Yoga device even though Windows 10 was able to detect […]
It's a bug, not a feature – Linux distro vendors are responsible Lenovo has denied deploying BIOS "hacks" to lock Windows 10 installations to its signature edition PCs.…
It seemed it’s all love between Microsoft and Linux, but things might be about to change drastically very soon. As observed by Redditor BaronHK and corroborated by digital freedom advocate Techrights, Microsoft is now preventing some laptops from installing any other OS than the Windows 10 Signature Edition that they ship with. Show More Summary
After failing to install Linux on a recent Lenovo laptop, a Reddit user claims to have received a short reply from Lenovo's support team: "This system has a Signature Edition of Windows 10 Home installed. It is locked per our agreement with Microsoft." (more…)
A thread on Reddit is getting a fair bit of attention today, claiming that Lenovo has set up some of its Yoga laptops to block anyone from installing Linux -- and a Lenovo representative then pointed the finger at Microsoft, saying that...Show More Summary