Tiny Core Linux in Version 2

Jun 09, 2009

The ultra-minimalist Linux desktop is now available in version 2.0. Main develop Robert Shingledecker, already known for Damn Small Linux (DSL), has officially announced it.

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Booting Stage 2: Ubuntu Settles on GRUB 2

Jun 09, 2009

Now that the GRUB vs. LILO match has been largely decided, the successor to the established GRUB bootloader is waiting in the aisles. The Ubuntu project wants to put GRUB 2 into action with Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala).

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Name Suggestions for Fedora 12 in Place

Jun 08, 2009

Shortly before the release of Fedora 11, (aka Leonidas), the Fedora team has 5 suggestions for the name of the next codename.

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Notebook Minimalism

Jun 08, 2009

The new version of xPUD, a 50 MB Ubuntu-based mini-distro from Taiwan, promises to provide perfect netbook support.

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Intel Buys Embedded Specialist Wind River

Jun 05, 2009

Chipmaker Intel has paid around $900 million for Wind River's know-how in things embedded and mobile.

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Canonical to Strengthen Engagement for Moblin

Jun 04, 2009

The venture behind Ubuntu has announced its two-fold cooperation with Intels mobile product division: Moblin has wandered onto the Ubuntu Netbook Remix and also onto Intels Classmate PC.

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Asustek Retracts, Puts Qualcomm Android Eee PC on Ice

Jun 04, 2009

June 1 Qualcomm presented its new superflat Eee PC with Snapdragon chipset and Xandros or Android to the public. But the enthusiasm waned shortly thereafter.

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Smartbooks on Their Way: ARM-Based Mini-Notebooks

Jun 02, 2009

When the Computex show opens in Taipei on June 2, among the announcements will be a series of Linux notebooks with ARM processors.

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