1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking Benchmarking Platform
Phoromatic Test Orchestration

2013 Linux Holiday Shopping Reminders

Gaming

Published on 29 November 2013 12:00 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
Add A Comment

Just a few reminders should you be partaking in any "Black Friday" online shopping today or holiday shopping in general.

First of all, be sure to check out our 2013 Holiday Shopping Guide For Linux PC Hardware if you haven't already for some guidance on Linux-friendly computer hardware catered towards this holiday season and the latest Linux distribution releases.

Secondly, if any of your shopping adventures for the holiday (or any time) bring you to Amazon, be sure to use our Amazon.com affiliate shopping link. By click this link (also on the right side of the home page) whenever making a purchase it goes to support Phoronix.

If you'd like to get something for yourself this holiday that's very affordable, consider a subscription to Phoronix Premium. Premium members get ad-free browsing, viewing multi-page articles on a single page, notices of upcoming articles, your feedback is more highly evaluated, a private section to the forums, and it goes a long way to supporting the site! We recently made some log-in improvements and other enhancements for our premium readers.

As I mentioned a few days ago, I'm looking at getting one or two laptops this weekend for use in future Linux articles on Phoronix. If you have any requests about these laptops, check out that article and join the dozens of others that have already provided their feedback.

Lastly, if you would like to be generous this holiday season and do a lot to help out Phoronix and in our mission of enriching the Linux hardware experiencing and continuing to advance open-source benchmark, please consider making a PayPal donation.

Thanks a lot for reading! Regardless of Thanksgiving yesterday there still were plenty of articles on Phoronix worth reading and they will continue today and every other day of the year. Future article requests can be sent to the forums and @MichaelLarabel.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux News
  1. OPNsense 15.7 Released As Fork Of Pfsense
  2. The Less-Powerful Intel Compute Stick With Ubuntu Will Soon Ship
  3. Kodi 15.0 Release Candidate 1 Arrives
  4. Fedora 23: Python 3 Default Approved; Netizen Spin Rejected
  5. GNOME Shell & Mutter Just Landed More Wayland Improvements
  6. Ubuntu MATE Announces A Partnership With A PC Hardware Vendor
  7. Linux 4, GCC v. Clang & Vulkan Were Among The Hot Stories So Far This Year
  8. FUSE Starts Working On Scalability Improvements With Linux 4.2
  9. Steam Linux Usage Continued Falling In June
  10. Blender 2.75 Released With AMD OpenCL Support, Multi-View/Stereo 3D Pipeline
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. 6-Way File-System Comparison On The Linux 4.1 Kernel
  2. How KDE VDG Is Trying To Make Open-Source Software Beautiful
  3. Attempting To Try Out BCache On The Linux 4.1 Kernel
  4. CompuLab's Fitlet Is A Very Tiny, Fanless, Linux PC With AMD A10 Micro
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. Kubuntu 15.10 Could Be The End Of The Road
  2. KDBUS Won't Be Pushed Until The Linux 4.3 Kernel
  3. Pinos Is For Linux Video What PulseAudio Is For Audio
  4. The State & Complications Of Porting The Unity Editor To Linux
  5. The Staging Pull For Linux 4.2: "Big, Really Big"
  6. Latest Rumor Pegs Microsoft Wanting To Buy AMD
  7. "PulseVideo" Coming To Complement PulseAudio?
  8. Exciting Features Merged So Far For The Linux 4.2 Kernel