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Apr 29, 2019
Chrome OS 75 brings VPN support to Linux apps

Google has finally added VPN support for Linux apps on Chrome OS. Chrome OS 75.0.3770.10, which is currently in Dev channel, enables the support in Crostini. Both the native Linux […]

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Jan 22, 2019
GPU acceleration for Linux apps on Chrome OS enabled

It's happening, and it's happening early. GPU acceleration for Linux apps on Chrome OS has arrived. According to a recent report, Chromebooks with 'Eve' and 'Nami' baseboard should now, or […]

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Jan 16, 2019
LG smart TVs running webOS can now be rooted

Our "smart life" tech can be a bit restrictive at times. If you want to get a bit more out of it you can sometimes find a way to "root" […]

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Jan 14, 2019
Chromebook owners may soon be able to choose which Linux distro to use

Midway through 2018, Google wowed many Chromebook users by allowing them to run desktop Linux apps on Chrome OS. Though this support currently works through a virtualized Linux, based on […]

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Dec 19, 2018
Purism's Librem 5 Linux phone nearing launch, company ships developer kits

Purism, the California-based startup that makes laptop PCs, is developing a Linux-powered smartphone called Librem 5. Earlier this year, the company partnered up with UBports to offer Ubuntu Touch as a supported operating system […]

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Nov 22, 2018
The world's first open-spec Intel Gemini Lake single-board computer goes Out of Stock within 24 hours

A South Korea based company, named Hardkernel, has launched the world's first open-spec Gemini Lake board. Called Odroid-H2, the Intel-powered single-board computer (SBC) goes on sale at just $111. The SBC is based on Intel’s quad-core […]

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Oct 25, 2018
How to watch Picture-in-Picture videos on Google Chrome OS 70

The Google Chrome web browser for Android supports Picture-in-picture (PIP) video playback for over a year now. The nifty, user-favourite feature is now available on Google Chrome for desktop as well, […]

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Aug 3, 2018
OpenWrt, the Linux OS for your router, releases a first major update in over two years

OpenWrt, the Linux-based open source operating system for routers and other embedded devices, has been updated to version version 18.06. It is the first stable release since the reunification with the forked LEDE (Linux Embedded […]

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Aug 1, 2018
Linux app support on Chrome OS should hit Beta Channel this week

It's been a while since we've talked about Linux apps support in Chrome OS. A few Chromebooks already support Linux apps via Project Crostini, but only in the Dev Channel. […]

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Jul 31, 2018
Nokia N950 - MeeGo Harmattan phone spotted on eBay

Back in 2010, Nokia and Intel joined forces in creating a new OS, something that was open source, open governance, and that could run on many different devices such as […]

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Jul 30, 2018
Linux Apps may come to Chromebooks in Stable Channel In Version 69

We were originally hoping that Chrome OS version 68 would get Linux App support, but that wasn't the case. Now, Chrome 69 is said to be released for the 4th […]

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Jul 20, 2018
You can now install Debian Linux apps directly from your Chromebook's Files app

Last month, XDA-Developers spotted a string of commits on the Chromium Gerrit which indicated of an upcoming support for easy installation of Linux apps on compatible Chrome OS devices. The commits suggested that Debian (.deb) […]

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Jun 21, 2018
These five upcoming features would make Chrome OS even more powerful

Google is putting a lot of effort to close down the feature gap between Chrome OS and more traditional Operating Systems. The web giant is adding one after another feature […]

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May 17, 2018
Meet AsteroidOS - A potential replacement for Wear OS

Asteroid, a Linux-based open-source wearable OS, and a potential replacement for Google's Wear OS, has reached a big milestone. AsteroidOS v1.0, the first stable build, has now been officially released. […]

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Apr 19, 2018
Microsoft Azure Sphere is a new Linux-based OS to secure IoT devices

As we drive towards a connected world, where everything connects to the internet, we are witnessing more security nightmares as well. There are millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices […]

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Mar 22, 2018
Developer survey shows Linux as more popular than Windows

Every year since 2010, Stack Overflow conducts a developer survey where they ask the developer community about everything from their favorite technologies to their job preferences. The results of the eighth annual […]

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Mar 2, 2018
Samsung Galaxy capabilities expanded with Linux with the DeX Pad

Samsung Dex is a platform that is designed to make your Android smartphone perform like a mobile computer - you just plug in a monitor and keyboard in and your […]

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Feb 16, 2018
Check out Linux on the GPD Win 2 - Work in Progress with possibilities

GPD Win 2 is termed as a handheld gaming PC that is powered by Windows 10. You can easily pop this devil in your jacket pocket and get on the […]

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Feb 2, 2018
IoT Gadgets at FOSDEM 2018 - Brussels, Belgium

FOSDEM is a huge Open Source developer event that takes place every year in Brussels and has 1000s of attendees from all over the world. The event is an primarily for software […]

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Jan 24, 2018
Raspberry Pi 101 - An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi GPIO

An important feature of the Raspberry Pi is the row of GPIO pins, where GPIO stands for general purpose input/output. It will allow us to communicate between Pi and the […]

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