Atheros Releases HAL Code for WiFi Chips

Sep 29, 2008

The U.S. chip producer Atheros has decided to forward the development of Linux drivers for the 802.11a/b/g-WLAN chip by making the Hardware Abstraction Layer code (HAL), available under an open source license.

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Update on the Intel e1000e Linux Bug

Sep 25, 2008

A bug in the series 2.6.27-rc Linux kernel can permanently damage Intel's e1000e Gigabit Ethernet card. Linux distributor Mandriva offers a few suggestions -- and not only to its own customers.

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OpenSUSE 11.1 Beta Can Damage Intel e1000e Network Cards

Sep 24, 2008

The openSUSE project warns owners of systems containing the Intel e1000e gigabit Ethernet card against using the actual Beta 1 of openSUSE 11.1 instead of the Linux kernel version. The Linux version can permanently damage the card.

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Android-Powered Mobile Phone on Its Way

Sep 24, 2008

In a New York press conference, Google and T-Mobile partnered with hardware vendor HTC to announce the release of the first mobile phone for Google's Android platform.

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$100 Laptop to Come from China

Sep 05, 2008

At the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany, (August 29-September 3), Chinese hardware vendor HiVision showcased a Linux laptop that is to cost a mere $98.

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Dell Inspiron 910: Available This Week?

Aug 20, 2008

Dell plans to put more netbooks on the market soon, starting with the Inspiron 910.

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Dell Adds Ubuntu Machines to Notebook Portfolio

Jul 22, 2008

Starting shortly, Dell will be supplying its Linux computers with Ubuntu 8.04.

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ASK KLAUS!

Jul 03, 2008

Klaus Knopper is the creator of Knoppix and co-founder of the LinuxTag expo. He currently works as a teacher, programmer, and consultant. If you have a configuration problem, or if you just want to learn more about how Linux works, send your questions to: klaus@linux-magazine. com

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