Sony pays out in PS3 Linux fiasco
Published in News
Thursday, 23 June 2016 11:48

Sony pays out in PS3 Linux fiasco


Ends six years of litigation

After six years of litigation, Sony is now agreeing to pay the price for its 2010 firmware update that removed support for the Linux operating system in the PlayStation 3.

Debian dumps 586-class and hybrid 586/686 chips
Published in Processors


Jessie will complete of a modernisation

The Debian project is continuing its cull of older processors and getting rid of support for 586-class and hybrid 586/686 chips.

Linux will eventually be desktop king
Published in News
Friday, 08 April 2016 09:52

Linux will eventually be desktop king


Even if it takes another 25 years

Linux inventor Linus Torvalds has told the world that he has not given up on replacing Windows on the desktop with his glorious creation.

Microsoft puts Ubuntu on Windows
Published in News
Thursday, 31 March 2016 13:14

Microsoft puts Ubuntu on Windows


Hell has frozen over


Microsoft has announced a partnership with Canonical which means it is possible to install Canonical's Ubuntu on Windows 10.

Valve’s Steam Hardware Survey claims Linux gamers declining
Published in Games


But things are not what they seem

Valve’s Steam Hardware Survey appears to show Linux use declining and its survey has raised a few eyebrows in the Linux community.

Nvidia apparently working on Linux distribution
Published in Graphics


NLinux is similar to Valve's OS


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Nvidia is working on its own Linux OS for gamers.

Ubuntu gives up on AMD’s Catalyst Linux driver
Published in Graphics


Fglrx is not for us


Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and its newer incarnations will not support AMD's widely-used Catalyst Linux (fglrx) driver.

PS4 gets Linux
Published in Games
Thursday, 10 March 2016 11:50

PS4 gets Linux


We bet Sony is unhappy


A hacking group fail0verflow has worked out a way of getting the Linux kernel-based operating system on the PS4.

Microsoft ports SQL Server to Linux
Published in News
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 10:13

Microsoft ports SQL Server to Linux


Who would have thought that a few years ago?

Microsoft is going to bring its SQL Server to Linux, in a move which would have been unthinkable a few years ago when Redmond dubbed the open source operating system "cancer."

Intel shows Android smartphone running a Linux desktop
Published in Mobiles


"Big Screen Experience"


One of the things we spotted at the Mobile World Congress 2016 was a demo run by Intel of an Android phone running a Linux desktop when plugged into an external display.