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

netbook Linux News

Ubuntu 10.04 Hit By Major Bug; ISOs Now Being Re-Spun   Ubuntu   29 Apr 2010
The ASUS "Bay Trail" T100 Is Not Linux...   Hardware   27 Oct 2013
Intel's Poulsbo Driver A Bloody Mess?   Intel   31 Jan 2009
EXT4 File-System Looks To Do Well Against NTFS   Ubuntu   06 May 2010
Intel's Special Driver For Poulsbo Uses Gallium3D   Intel   02 Nov 2009
Intel Linux Driver Kills The Netbook Experience   Intel   22 Apr 2009
Ubuntu 9.10 Gets A New Splash Screen, Not Plymouth   Ubuntu   27 Aug 2009
Five Years Later, Intel Poulsbo Is Still A Linux Mess   Intel   15 Mar 2013
Where Wayland May First Appear In Use By A Distro   Wayland   16 Sep 2010
There's Little Love For Ubuntu's Unity Desktop   Ubuntu   25 Oct 2010
Reverse Engineering PowerVR Is Now A High Priority   GNU   13 Feb 2011
A Great Present In The Linux 2.6.33 Kernel   Linux Kernel   10 Dec 2009
Ubuntu 11.10 Power Consumption Up By As Much As ~50%   Ubuntu   09 Sep 2011
Ubuntu Linux Considers Greater Usage Of zRAM   Ubuntu   08 Dec 2012
An Open-Source Intel GMA 500 Driver Appears   Linux Kernel   27 Feb 2011
Intel Considering VDPAU Support For X.Org Driver   Intel   08 Feb 2009
Ubuntu 9.10 Is The Karmic Koala   Ubuntu   20 Feb 2009
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
Adobe Flash 11.2 Beta Brings New Linux Work   Proprietary Software   26 Oct 2011
ASUS Begins Offering Linux-Based Endless OS On Select...   Hardware   16 Aug 2018
Intel & The Shortcomings Of Gallium3D   Intel   13 Apr 2010
Ubuntu's Already Making Plans For ARM In 2014, 2015   Ubuntu   23 Jan 2012
AMD Already Has Open-Source Fusion Drivers   AMD   17 Nov 2010
Intel Shafting Linux Users With Clover Trail: No...   Intel   13 Sep 2012
Is An Open-Source Poulsbo Driver Coming?   Intel   01 Nov 2009
The Nasty Battery Power Usage On Ubuntu 11.10   Ubuntu   09 Sep 2011
Ted Ts'o: EXT4 Within Striking Distance Of XFS   Linux Storage   01 Nov 2010
Plymouth Running On Ubuntu 10.04 LTS   Ubuntu   12 Dec 2009
Android x86 4.4 Nears Its Final Release   Operating Systems   14 Feb 2014
Canonical's Working On A Unity 2D Desktop   Ubuntu   14 Jan 2011
Fedora 13 Gains Features, Progresses   Fedora   16 Jan 2010
Tizen Is Announced; MeeGo Will Transition To It   Intel   28 Sep 2011
The End Of An Era: A Look Back At The Most Popular...   Oracle   19 Jan 2017
Ubuntu 12.04 Still Trying For 64-bit By Default   Ubuntu   17 Apr 2012
Enlightenment Foundation Libraries 1.0 Hit Beta   Free Software   03 Oct 2010
Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop To Get Rid Of GNOME's Shell   Ubuntu   25 Oct 2010
Why Is Moblin's X.Org Stack Faster Than In Ubuntu?   Ubuntu   12 Mar 2009
Adobe Flash Player 10.1 To Support VDPAU?   Proprietary Software   09 Oct 2009
What To Do If Still Seeing Poor Linux Battery Life   Hardware   30 Jun 2011
MeeGo Community Investigates Tizen Alternatives   Intel   19 Oct 2011
Intel Poulsbo Driver Running On Fedora   Intel   14 May 2009
openSUSE Releases MeeGo-based Smeegol Linux   SUSE   06 Oct 2010
Chrome OS 0.4.223 Beta [Unofficial]   Google   28 Oct 2009
The Linux Kernel Power Issues Continues To Bite Users   Linux Kernel   12 Jun 2011
New Features For KDE 4.4 Desktop   KDE   03 Nov 2009
Wine 1.3.4 Adds New Features, Supports ARM   WINE   02 Oct 2010
Android KitKat x86 Updated With Linux 3.18, Better...   Operating Systems   01 Jan 2015
Android Support Merged Into Mesa / Gallium3D   Mesa   24 Aug 2011
The Gallium3D Intel 965 Driver Gets Dropped   Intel   29 Nov 2011
CyberLink Announces Linux HD Video Player   X.Org   09 Oct 2008
A New Effort Trying Again To Mainline Linux Kernel...   Hardware   09 Mar 2019
It's 2010, But A No-Go For GNOME's 10x10 Goal   GNOME   02 Jan 2010
Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2017
The State Of Unity In Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1   Ubuntu   29 Nov 2010
Moblin 2.0 To Not Run X Server As Root   Intel   08 Jul 2009
MeeGo 1.2 Boots Nearly Twice As Fast As Fedora, Ubuntu   Intel   21 May 2011
Checking Out The Ubuntu TV Prototype   Ubuntu   10 Jan 2012
Android-x86 5.1-RC1 Is Now Out: Mesa OpenGL ES &...   Operating Systems   06 Oct 2015
Canonical Once Again Aiming To Improve Ubuntu's Boot...   Ubuntu   22 Jan 2018
Wow, XGI Does Something With Its Linux Driver   Free Software   25 Jan 2010
Intel Z6xx Moorestown Graphics Still Disappoint   Intel   05 May 2010
Android-x86 4.4-r3 Adds Nouveau Hardware Acceleration   Google   18 Jul 2015
Clutter Toolkit 1.0.0 Is Released   Free Software   29 Jul 2009
Benchmarks Of A ~$90 Android Chinese Netbook With...   Hardware   03 May 2016
Adobe Flash 10.1 Beta 3 Comes w/o 64-bit Linux   Proprietary Software   24 Feb 2010
The State Of Gallium3D, Its Future, Etc   Mesa   13 Nov 2009
Drafting Plans For X12, The X11 Successor   X.Org   16 Oct 2011
Loongson Hardware Is Still A Tough Find   Hardware   10 Dec 2012
Even With MeeGo, Poulsbo & Moorestown Are Crap   Intel   03 Jun 2010
Dell To Ship Ubuntu Moblin Remix Netbooks   Intel   23 Sep 2009
gOS Linux Works On New Quick-Boot OS   Operating Systems   01 Dec 2008
Lenovo Issues Yoga Laptop BIOS Update To Fix Linux...   Hardware   27 Oct 2016
KWin May Drop Support For Catalyst, Vintage GPUs   KDE   20 Feb 2012
Flash 10.2 On Intel Will Warm Your Lap, But Not Much...   Proprietary Software   02 Dec 2010
The Libre RISC-V Vulkan Accelerator Will Be Targeting...   RISC-V   05 Dec 2018
Best & Worst Case Power Usage On Ubuntu 12.04   Ubuntu   30 Mar 2012
Linpus Linux To Launch QuickOS Next Week   Operating Systems   27 Feb 2009
Linux Hardware, Software Trends Over One Year   Hardware   23 Apr 2012
Mesa's Android Support Is Currently In Bad Shape   Mesa   29 Mar 2015
Canonical Puts Out A Hardware List, But It Falls Short   Hardware   10 Feb 2011
Community Beats AMD To New Radeon Audio Code   Radeon   04 Dec 2011
Intel Poulsbo Driver For Fedora 11   Fedora   10 Aug 2009
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
Well, There's No Radeon HD 6000 Open-Source Surprise   Radeon   24 Oct 2010
This Week: Fedora 13, Gallium3D, Reiser4   Phoronix   15 Nov 2009
A New Open-Source KMS Driver Just Published   Hardware   07 Jun 2011
Intel i915 Gallium3D Driver Continues Advancing   Intel   08 Oct 2011
Mesa Comes To Android-based x86 Netbooks   Mesa   10 Nov 2009
Unity Desktop Possibly Coming To Fedora   Fedora   03 Dec 2010
Ubuntu 9.04 To Run On ARM-based Netbooks   Ubuntu   13 Nov 2008
Clarifications On Poulsbo's Gallium3D Driver   Intel   02 Nov 2009
Intel Ships A MeeGo Update For Cedar Trail   Intel   17 Feb 2012
Spectre V2 & Meltdown Linux Fixes Might Get...   Linux Security   23 May 2018
What Fedora 14 May Look Like On The Desktop   Fedora   23 Jun 2010
A Slew Of Patches For The Intel "GMA500"...   Intel   12 Jul 2011
Intel Wants YOUR Linux Questions, Feedback   Intel   12 Jan 2012
Improv Open ARM Board Failure Leads To A Ton Of...   Arm   24 May 2014
Ciao, Off On A Sabbatical With Windows   Phoronix   23 Dec 2009