Microsoft joins the Linux foundation
Published in News


Sorry Steve , the "cancer" won 

A few years ago, Microsoft’s shy and retiring CEO Steve “there is a kind of hush” Ballmer described Linux as a cancer on computing and spent a fortune trying to kill it. Now Vole has surprised the world by joining the Linux Foundation as a platinum member.

Linus explains why he prefers x86
Published in Processors


Weak arm policy

It’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has been explaining why he is not a big fan of ARM chips.

Lenovo denies Linux yoga  plot with Microsoft
Published in Notebooks


Signature Edition Lenovo Yoga 900 ISK2 UltraBook doesn’t bend to Linuix

Lenovo has denied claims it plotted with Microsoft to block installation of Linux on its Signature Edition laptops and PCs.

The rise of the Linux botnets
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Who says botnets are just for stupid Windows people?

Kaspersky Lab is warning that the Linux botnet is not only a thing but it's a thing on the rise.

Vulcan Next plans being drawn up
Published in Graphics


Zachary Quinto version

Plans are already under way for Vulcan Next, the follow up to Vulcan.

Torvalds fumes about poor formatting
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Linus having a period day

Open Sauce’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has dubbed his fellow Linux kernel creators and “brain-damaged” because of their C++ style punctuation.

AMD improves its Linux drivers
Published in Graphics


Day one support for Radeon RX 480

It looks like AMD has finally got the memo when it comes to Linux machines. Its new AMDGPU-PRO 16.30 driver offers day-one support for its new Radeon RX 480 from day one.

Sony pays out in PS3 Linux fiasco
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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


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.