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A Look Back At The Desktop & X.Org/Wayland/Mir...   Operating Systems   05 Apr 2017
ION: Nouveau Competes With The NVIDIA R310 Driver   Display Drivers   18 Jan 2013
The Latest Performance Of Intel Gallium3D   Display Drivers   06 Jul 2012
Intel Atom N270 Still Sees Some Gains On Linux   Operating Systems   02 Jul 2012
Intel's Gallium3D Driver After Google's Work   Display Drivers   07 Jul 2011
Intel Gallium3D Graphics Driver Performance   Display Drivers   26 Feb 2011
The Desktop Faces Of Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1   Operating Systems   02 Dec 2010
GCC & LLVM Clang Performance On The Intel Atom   Software   01 Dec 2010
Open-Source AMD Fusion Driver For Ontario Released   Display Drivers   22 Nov 2010
Initial Findings: MeeGo 1.1 Netbook vs. Ubuntu 10.10...   Operating Systems   05 Nov 2010
OpenSUSE 11.3 Netbook Benchmarks   Operating Systems   16 Jul 2010
Early Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Benchmarks   Operating Systems   09 Jul 2010
Is PowerTop Still Useful For Extending Your Battery...   Software   26 Jun 2010
MeeGo Netbook Performance: It's Beating Ubuntu &...   Operating Systems   27 May 2010
Ubuntu 10.04 Is More Power Hungry Than Windows 7   Operating Systems   04 May 2010
Did Ubuntu 10.04 Achieve Its Ten Second Boot Goal?   Operating Systems   28 Apr 2010
Testing The Power Management Of Ubuntu 10.04   Operating Systems   18 Mar 2010
Fedora 13 Alpha Benchmarks   Operating Systems   12 Mar 2010
Jetway NC96 NC96-510-LF   Motherboards   11 Mar 2010
Power & Memory Usage Of GNOME, KDE, LXDE &...   Software   08 Mar 2010
Finally, Reiser4 Benchmarks Against EXT4 & Btrfs   Software   03 Mar 2010
An Update On The Boot & Power Performance In...   Software   25 Feb 2010
EXT3, EXT4, Btrfs Ubuntu Netbook Benchmarks   Software   19 Feb 2010
ASUS Eee PC 1201N On Linux   Computers   22 Dec 2009
Chromium OS, Moblin, Ubuntu Netbook Remix Benchmarks   Operating Systems   23 Nov 2009
Running Ubuntu 9.10 With Older PC Hardware   Operating Systems   28 Oct 2009
Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Performance   Operating Systems   23 Oct 2009
Intel Releases New Moblin 2.1 Preview   Operating Systems   10 Oct 2009
Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix Is Looking Great   Operating Systems   26 Sep 2009
Intel Moblin 2.1 Preview   Operating Systems   25 Sep 2009
Jolicloud Innovates Atop Ubuntu Netbook Remix   Operating Systems   09 Sep 2009
NZXT Cryo S Notebook Cooler   Peripherals   02 Sep 2009
Checking In On Ubuntu Karmic's Boot Time   Operating Systems   27 Aug 2009
Intel Linux Graphics On Ubuntu Still Flaky   Display Drivers   31 Jul 2009
Netbook Performance: Ubuntu vs. OpenSolaris   Computers   15 Jul 2009
NVIDIA ION Linux Performance   Graphics Cards   09 Jun 2009
StormOS Enters Beta   Software   05 Jun 2009
The Moblin V2 User Interface Is Very Impressive   Operating Systems   19 May 2009
Why Dell Should Upgrade Past Ubuntu 8.04 LTS   Operating Systems   16 Apr 2009
Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Netbook   Computers   14 Apr 2009
Moblin V2 vs. Ubuntu Netbook Remix vs. Ubuntu MID   Operating Systems   30 Mar 2009
Ubuntu's LPIA-based MID Edition Can Save 10%+ Power   Operating Systems   27 Mar 2009
Intel Moblin V2 Alpha 2: It Boots Even Faster!   Operating Systems   25 Mar 2009
System76 Serval Professional Notebook   Computers   09 Mar 2009
Intel X25-E Extreme SSD Benchmarks On Linux   Storage   24 Feb 2009
A NVIDIA VDPAU Back-End For Intel's VA-API   Display Drivers   03 Feb 2009
Intel Moblin V2 Core Alpha: It Boots Fast!   Computers   27 Jan 2009
Lenovo IdeaPad S10   Computers   26 Jan 2009
Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook   Computers   13 Jan 2009
Ubuntu 9.04 Receives EXT4 Support   Operating Systems   11 Jan 2009
Intel Atom 2GB Memory Performance   Memory   09 Jan 2009
Samsung NC10 Netbook   Computers   04 Jan 2009
Linux Solid-State Drive Benchmarks   Storage   01 Jan 2009
Jetway NC92 Atom IPC Motherboard   Motherboards   17 Dec 2008
ASUS Eee PC 901 Linux Boot Performance   Computers   25 Sep 2008
ASUS Eee PC 901 / Intel Atom: Linux Distribution...   Computers   15 Sep 2008
Intel Atom Disk Encryption Performance   Processors   06 Sep 2008
Ubuntu MID Edition 8.04 Released   Operating Systems   24 Jun 2008
Trying Out Ubuntu's Netbook Remix   Operating Systems   09 Jun 2008

netbook Linux News

Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2017
The End Of An Era: A Look Back At The Most Popular...   Oracle   19 Jan 2017
Lenovo Issues Yoga Laptop BIOS Update To Fix Linux...   Hardware   27 Oct 2016
Benchmarks Of A ~$90 Android Chinese Netbook With...   Hardware   03 May 2016
Android-x86 5.1-RC1 Is Now Out: Mesa OpenGL ES &...   Operating Systems   06 Oct 2015
Fedora Linux May Further Demote i686 Support   Fedora   05 Aug 2015
Android-x86 4.4-r3 Adds Nouveau Hardware Acceleration   Google   18 Jul 2015
Mesa's Android Support Is Currently In Bad Shape   Mesa   29 Mar 2015
Android KitKat x86 Updated With Linux 3.18, Better...   Operating Systems   01 Jan 2015
Improv Open ARM Board Failure Leads To A Ton Of...   Hardware   24 May 2014
Android-x86 4.4 RC2 Released   Google   21 May 2014
It Looks Unlikely The Improv ARM Mer-Running Board...   Hardware   07 May 2014
Android x86 4.4 Nears Its Final Release   Operating Systems   14 Feb 2014
Secure Boot Improvements Coming To Ubuntu 14.04   Ubuntu   21 Nov 2013
The ASUS "Bay Trail" T100 Is Not Linux...   Hardware   27 Oct 2013
VBlank Timestamping Improvements Proposed   Intel   26 Oct 2013
Wayland-Based Hawaii Desktop Is Still Active   Wayland   07 Oct 2013
Lemote's Playing With Loongson Radeon UVD   Hardware   05 Sep 2013
AMD Kabini APU Support Comes To Coreboot   Coreboot   05 Aug 2013
KDE Releases Plasma Media Center 1.0   KDE   20 Mar 2013
Five Years Later, Intel Poulsbo Is Still A Linux Mess   Intel   15 Mar 2013
KDE/KWin On Wayland To Use Server-Side Decorations   KDE   07 Feb 2013
Nouveau Can Beat NVIDIA With Cairo In Select Cases   Intel   22 Jan 2013
Loongson Hardware Is Still A Tough Find   Hardware   10 Dec 2012
Ubuntu Linux Considers Greater Usage Of zRAM   Ubuntu   08 Dec 2012
Samsung Arndale Board Exynos 5 Dual Benchmarks   Hardware   21 Nov 2012
Intel Shafting Linux Users With Clover Trail: No...   Intel   13 Sep 2012
Another ARM Video Decoder Being Reverse-Engineered   Hardware   04 Sep 2012
i.MX DRM Support Called For Staging   Linux Kernel   15 Jun 2012
NVIDIA Tegra With Dedicated Quadro/GeForce?   NVIDIA   10 May 2012
Linux Hardware, Software Trends Over One Year   Hardware   23 Apr 2012
Ubuntu 12.04 Still Trying For 64-bit By Default   Ubuntu   17 Apr 2012
Best & Worst Case Power Usage On Ubuntu 12.04   Ubuntu   30 Mar 2012
There Might Be A New Linux DRM Driver   Linux Kernel   03 Mar 2012
KWin May Drop Support For Catalyst, Vintage GPUs   KDE   20 Feb 2012
Intel Ships A MeeGo Update For Cedar Trail   Intel   17 Feb 2012
Ubuntu's Already Making Plans For ARM In 2014, 2015   Ubuntu   23 Jan 2012
Intel Wants YOUR Linux Questions, Feedback   Intel   12 Jan 2012
Checking Out The Ubuntu TV Prototype   Ubuntu   10 Jan 2012
Community Beats AMD To New Radeon Audio Code   Radeon   04 Dec 2011
The Gallium3D Intel 965 Driver Gets Dropped   Intel   29 Nov 2011
Adobe Flash 11.2 Beta Brings New Linux Work   Proprietary Software   26 Oct 2011
MeeGo Community Investigates Tizen Alternatives   Intel   19 Oct 2011
Drafting Plans For X12, The X11 Successor   X.Org   16 Oct 2011
Intel i915 Gallium3D Driver Continues Advancing   Intel   08 Oct 2011
Tizen Is Announced; MeeGo Will Transition To It   Intel   28 Sep 2011
The Nasty Battery Power Usage On Ubuntu 11.10   Ubuntu   09 Sep 2011
Ubuntu 11.10 Power Consumption Up By As Much As ~50%   Ubuntu   09 Sep 2011
Android Support Merged Into Mesa / Gallium3D   Mesa   24 Aug 2011
A Slew Of Patches For The Intel "GMA500"...   Intel   12 Jul 2011
What To Do If Still Seeing Poor Linux Battery Life   Hardware   30 Jun 2011
Intel Gallium3D Continues Seeing Changes   Intel   30 Jun 2011
The Linux Kernel Power Issues Continues To Bite Users   Linux Kernel   12 Jun 2011
A New Open-Source KMS Driver Just Published   Hardware   07 Jun 2011
MeeGo 1.2 Boots Nearly Twice As Fast As Fedora, Ubuntu   Intel   21 May 2011
Intel Releases MeeGo 1.2 With Netbook UX   Intel   19 May 2011
Ubuntu 11.04 Released   Ubuntu   28 Apr 2011
Uff Da! The Linux Power Bug Even More Mysterious   Intel   22 Apr 2011
Ubuntu 11.04 May Default To Classic GNOME Desktop   Ubuntu   07 Apr 2011
Fedora Needs Help Testing Power Management   Fedora   24 Mar 2011
Wayland & The Network; Gallium3D Netpipe?   Wayland   18 Mar 2011
Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 3 Released   Ubuntu   03 Mar 2011
An Open-Source Intel GMA 500 Driver Appears   Linux Kernel   27 Feb 2011
Reverse Engineering PowerVR Is Now A High Priority   GNU   13 Feb 2011
The Latest Details On The State Of Qt & MeeGo   Free Software   12 Feb 2011
Nokia & Microsoft Get In Bed, Qt & MeeGo Take...   Microsoft   11 Feb 2011
Canonical Puts Out A Hardware List, But It Falls Short   Hardware   10 Feb 2011
Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 2 Released   Ubuntu   03 Feb 2011
KDE 4.6.0 Has Arrived   KDE   26 Jan 2011
The Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 11 Has Arrived   Operating Systems   22 Jan 2011
Canonical's Working On A Unity 2D Desktop   Ubuntu   14 Jan 2011
Unity Desktop Possibly Coming To Fedora   Fedora   03 Dec 2010
Flash 10.2 On Intel Will Warm Your Lap, But Not Much...   Proprietary Software   02 Dec 2010
Ryzom Game Gets A Native Linux Client   Linux Gaming   01 Dec 2010
Supporting Old Hardware In X Gets Brought Up Again   X.Org   01 Dec 2010
The Vega State Tracker Gets Cleaned, OpenVG 1.1   Mesa   30 Nov 2010
The State Of Unity In Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1   Ubuntu   29 Nov 2010
AMD Already Has Open-Source Fusion Drivers   AMD   17 Nov 2010
AMD Joins Up With Intel & Nokia On MeeGo Linux   AMD   15 Nov 2010
Linaro 10.11 Is Out Plus ARM Plans For The Future   Hardware   11 Nov 2010
Ted Ts'o: EXT4 Within Striking Distance Of XFS   Linux Storage   01 Nov 2010
The Major Happenings From The Ubuntu 11.04 Summit   Ubuntu   01 Nov 2010
MeeGo 1.1 Has Arrived For Intel Atom & ARMv7   Intel   28 Oct 2010
There's Little Love For Ubuntu's Unity Desktop   Ubuntu   25 Oct 2010
Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop To Get Rid Of GNOME's Shell   Ubuntu   25 Oct 2010
Well, There's No Radeon HD 6000 Open-Source Surprise   Radeon   24 Oct 2010
MeeGo Is Starting To Be Usable On The Nokia N900   Hardware   13 Oct 2010
openSUSE Releases MeeGo-based Smeegol Linux   SUSE   06 Oct 2010
Enlightenment Foundation Libraries 1.0 Hit Beta   Free Software   03 Oct 2010
Wine 1.3.4 Adds New Features, Supports ARM   WINE   02 Oct 2010
Where Wayland May First Appear In Use By A Distro   Wayland   16 Sep 2010
Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" Beta...   Ubuntu   02 Sep 2010
Intel Comes Up With An Alternative To Bringing Back...   Intel   26 Aug 2010
KDE Software Compilation 4.5 Released   KDE   10 Aug 2010
Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" Alpha 3...   Ubuntu   05 Aug 2010
MeeGo 1.0 IVI For Your Car Is Released   Intel   02 Aug 2010
GLX-Dock 2.2 Enters Beta With Greater Usefulness   Desktop   29 Jul 2010
Linux 2.6.35-rc6 Kernel Released; Final Coming Soon   Linux Kernel   23 Jul 2010
For Those Intel Netbooks, There's A MeeGo 1.0 Update   Intel   07 Jul 2010
Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" Alpha 2...   Ubuntu   01 Jul 2010