News tagged ‘linux’

Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Continue to Reign

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Continue to Reign

According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.

Friday, 27 Apr 2012

Steam Heading to Linux, Valve Plans New Hardware

Steam Heading to Linux, Valve Plans New Hardware

Work has started on bringing the popular game distribution channel Steam onto the open source Linux OS.

Thursday, 1 Mar 2012

Ubuntu Helps Bring Out the PC in Every Dual-Core Smartphone [Updated with Video]

Ubuntu Helps Bring Out the PC in Every Dual-Core Smartphone [Updated with Video]

A new product from Canonical, titled Ubuntu for Android, is aiming to help turn your smartphones into full-blooded PCs. After docking your smartphone, users will be able to use it as a replacement for the CPU in the traditional desktop setup.

Friday, 28 Oct 2011

Hackers Port Linux Backdoor Trojan to Target Mac OS X

Hackers Port Linux Backdoor Trojan to Target Mac OS X

A newly discovered backdoor Trojan named Tsunami threatens to hit poorly protected Mac computers and turn them into IRC-controlled bots for planned DDoS attacks.

Thursday, 29 Sep 2011

Linux Foundation Announces the Launch of Tizen, a Linux-based Mobile OS

Linux Foundation Announces the Launch of Tizen, a Linux-based Mobile OS

It is a no-go for MeeGo project as Tizen, a new Linux-based open source mobile operating system, is announced by Linux Foundation as the former's replacement.

Friday, 23 Sep 2011

Windows 8 Security Feature Could Prevent Systems from Dual-Booting with Linux

Windows 8 Security Feature Could Prevent Systems from Dual-Booting with Linux

Too much of a good thing may be a hindrance as Windows 8's secure-boot functionality could prevent some users from running both Windows and Linux.

Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011

Another Two Linux Websites Hacked

Another Two Linux Websites Hacked

Another two Linux websites have been hacked and this may be attributed to the growing popularity of its operating system. The affected servers are offline and investigations are ongoing.

Monday, 12 Sep 2011

Ubuntu Contemplates Adopting Monthly Release Cycle

Ubuntu Contemplates Adopting Monthly Release Cycle

With Mozilla decided to move onto a six month release cycle schedule, Ubuntu contemplates going one better and one of the Technical Board members has stated that a one month release cycle might be possible.

Friday, 2 Sep 2011

Linux repository Kernel.org Infiltrated by Hackers

Linux repository Kernel.org Infiltrated by Hackers

Kernel.org, a site that distributes Linux source kernels, suffered a breach of security according to a leaked email by Chief Administrator John Hawley.

Friday, 8 Apr 2011

Skype 2.2 Beta for Linux Brings Skype Access

Skype 2.2 Beta for Linux Brings Skype Access

Skype Access lets you connect to over 500,000 WiFi hotspots worldwide using your Skype Credit.

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