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netbook Articles & Reviews

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

netbook Linux & Open-Source News

Linux Microcode Loading For x86 32-bit CPUs Being Cleaned Up & Corrected   Linux Kernel   2023-08-22
OneXPlayer Linux Platform Driver Sent Out For AMD-Powered Gaming Handheld   Linux Gaming   2022-10-30
Libre-SOC Still Persevering To Be A Hybrid CPU/GPU That's 100% Open-Source   Hardware   2020-09-18
A New Effort Trying Again To Mainline Linux Kernel Support For The Lemote Yeeloong   Hardware   2019-03-09
The Libre RISC-V Vulkan Accelerator Will Be Targeting 25 FPS @ 720p, 5~6 GFLOPs   RISC-V   2018-12-05
ASUS Begins Offering Linux-Based Endless OS On Select Laptops   Hardware   2018-08-16
Spectre V2 & Meltdown Linux Fixes Might Get Disabled For Atom N270 & Other In-Order CPUs   Linux Security   2018-05-23
Canonical Once Again Aiming To Improve Ubuntu's Boot Speed   Ubuntu   2018-01-22
Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests Dominated April   Phoronix   2017-04-30
The End Of An Era: A Look Back At The Most Popular Solaris Milestones & News   Oracle   2017-01-19
Lenovo Issues Yoga Laptop BIOS Update To Fix Linux Woes   Hardware   2016-10-27
Benchmarks Of A ~$90 Android Chinese Netbook With Wondermedia SOC   Hardware   2016-05-03
Android-x86 5.1-RC1 Is Now Out: Mesa OpenGL ES & UEFI Fun   Operating Systems   2015-10-06
Fedora Linux May Further Demote i686 Support   Fedora   2015-08-05
Android-x86 4.4-r3 Adds Nouveau Hardware Acceleration   Google   2015-07-18
Mesa's Android Support Is Currently In Bad Shape   Mesa   2015-03-29
Android KitKat x86 Updated With Linux 3.18, Better Suspend/Resume   Operating Systems   2015-01-01
Improv Open ARM Board Failure Leads To A Ton Of In-Fighting   Arm   2014-05-24
Android-x86 4.4 RC2 Released   Google   2014-05-21
It Looks Unlikely The Improv ARM Mer-Running Board Will Ship   Arm   2014-05-07
Android x86 4.4 Nears Its Final Release   Operating Systems   2014-02-14
Secure Boot Improvements Coming To Ubuntu 14.04   Ubuntu   2013-11-21
The ASUS "Bay Trail" T100 Is Not Linux Friendly   Hardware   2013-10-27
VBlank Timestamping Improvements Proposed   Intel   2013-10-26
Wayland-Based Hawaii Desktop Is Still Active   Wayland   2013-10-07
Lemote's Playing With Loongson Radeon UVD   Hardware   2013-09-05
AMD Kabini APU Support Comes To Coreboot   Coreboot   2013-08-05
KDE Releases Plasma Media Center 1.0   KDE   2013-03-20
Five Years Later, Intel Poulsbo Is Still A Linux Mess   Intel   2013-03-15
KDE/KWin On Wayland To Use Server-Side Decorations   KDE   2013-02-07
Nouveau Can Beat NVIDIA With Cairo In Select Cases   Intel   2013-01-22
Loongson Hardware Is Still A Tough Find   Hardware   2012-12-10
Ubuntu Linux Considers Greater Usage Of zRAM   Ubuntu   2012-12-08
Samsung Arndale Board Exynos 5 Dual Benchmarks   Hardware   2012-11-21
Intel Shafting Linux Users With Clover Trail: No Support   Intel   2012-09-13
Another ARM Video Decoder Being Reverse-Engineered   Arm   2012-09-04
i.MX DRM Support Called For Staging   Linux Kernel   2012-06-15
NVIDIA Tegra With Dedicated Quadro/GeForce?   NVIDIA   2012-05-10
Linux Hardware, Software Trends Over One Year   Hardware   2012-04-23
Ubuntu 12.04 Still Trying For 64-bit By Default   Ubuntu   2012-04-17
Best & Worst Case Power Usage On Ubuntu 12.04   Ubuntu   2012-03-30
There Might Be A New Linux DRM Driver   Linux Kernel   2012-03-03
KWin May Drop Support For Catalyst, Vintage GPUs   KDE   2012-02-20
Intel Ships A MeeGo Update For Cedar Trail   Intel   2012-02-17
Ubuntu's Already Making Plans For ARM In 2014, 2015   Ubuntu   2012-01-23
Intel Wants YOUR Linux Questions, Feedback   Intel   2012-01-12
Checking Out The Ubuntu TV Prototype   Ubuntu   2012-01-10
Community Beats AMD To New Radeon Audio Code   Radeon   2011-12-04
The Gallium3D Intel 965 Driver Gets Dropped   Intel   2011-11-29
Adobe Flash 11.2 Beta Brings New Linux Work   Proprietary Software   2011-10-26
MeeGo Community Investigates Tizen Alternatives   Intel   2011-10-19
Drafting Plans For X12, The X11 Successor   X.Org   2011-10-16
Intel i915 Gallium3D Driver Continues Advancing   Intel   2011-10-08
Tizen Is Announced; MeeGo Will Transition To It   Intel   2011-09-28
The Nasty Battery Power Usage On Ubuntu 11.10   Ubuntu   2011-09-09
Ubuntu 11.10 Power Consumption Up By As Much As ~50%   Ubuntu   2011-09-09
Android Support Merged Into Mesa / Gallium3D   Mesa   2011-08-24
A Slew Of Patches For The Intel "GMA500" Driver   Intel   2011-07-12
What To Do If Still Seeing Poor Linux Battery Life   Hardware   2011-06-30
Intel Gallium3D Continues Seeing Changes   Intel   2011-06-30
The Linux Kernel Power Issues Continues To Bite Users   Linux Kernel   2011-06-12
A New Open-Source KMS Driver Just Published   Hardware   2011-06-07
MeeGo 1.2 Boots Nearly Twice As Fast As Fedora, Ubuntu   Intel   2011-05-21
Intel Releases MeeGo 1.2 With Netbook UX   Intel   2011-05-19
Ubuntu 11.04 Released   Ubuntu   2011-04-28
Uff Da! The Linux Power Bug Even More Mysterious   Intel   2011-04-22
Ubuntu 11.04 May Default To Classic GNOME Desktop   Ubuntu   2011-04-07
Fedora Needs Help Testing Power Management   Fedora   2011-03-24
Wayland & The Network; Gallium3D Netpipe?   Wayland   2011-03-18
Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 3 Released   Ubuntu   2011-03-03
An Open-Source Intel GMA 500 Driver Appears   Linux Kernel   2011-02-27
Reverse Engineering PowerVR Is Now A High Priority   GNU   2011-02-13
The Latest Details On The State Of Qt & MeeGo   Free Software   2011-02-12
Nokia & Microsoft Get In Bed, Qt & MeeGo Take A Back   Microsoft   2011-02-11
Canonical Puts Out A Hardware List, But It Falls Short   Hardware   2011-02-10
Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 2 Released   Ubuntu   2011-02-03
KDE 4.6.0 Has Arrived   KDE   2011-01-26
The Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 11 Has Arrived   Operating Systems   2011-01-22
Canonical's Working On A Unity 2D Desktop   Ubuntu   2011-01-14
Unity Desktop Possibly Coming To Fedora   Fedora   2010-12-03
Flash 10.2 On Intel Will Warm Your Lap, But Not Much More   Proprietary Software   2010-12-02
Ryzom Game Gets A Native Linux Client   Linux Gaming   2010-12-01
Supporting Old Hardware In X Gets Brought Up Again   X.Org   2010-12-01
The Vega State Tracker Gets Cleaned, OpenVG 1.1   Mesa   2010-11-30
The State Of Unity In Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1   Ubuntu   2010-11-29
AMD Already Has Open-Source Fusion Drivers   AMD   2010-11-17
AMD Joins Up With Intel & Nokia On MeeGo Linux   AMD   2010-11-15
Linaro 10.11 Is Out Plus ARM Plans For The Future   Arm   2010-11-11
Ted Ts'o: EXT4 Within Striking Distance Of XFS   Linux Storage   2010-11-01
The Major Happenings From The Ubuntu 11.04 Summit   Ubuntu   2010-11-01
MeeGo 1.1 Has Arrived For Intel Atom & ARMv7   Intel   2010-10-28
There's Little Love For Ubuntu's Unity Desktop   Ubuntu   2010-10-25
Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop To Get Rid Of GNOME's Shell   Ubuntu   2010-10-25
Well, There's No Radeon HD 6000 Open-Source Surprise   Radeon   2010-10-24
MeeGo Is Starting To Be Usable On The Nokia N900   Hardware   2010-10-13
openSUSE Releases MeeGo-based Smeegol Linux   SUSE   2010-10-06
Enlightenment Foundation Libraries 1.0 Hit Beta   Free Software   2010-10-03
Wine 1.3.4 Adds New Features, Supports ARM   WINE   2010-10-02
Where Wayland May First Appear In Use By A Distro   Wayland   2010-09-16
Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" Beta Released   Ubuntu   2010-09-02
Intel Comes Up With An Alternative To Bringing Back UMS   Intel   2010-08-26
KDE Software Compilation 4.5 Released   KDE   2010-08-10
Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" Alpha 3 Released   Ubuntu   2010-08-05
MeeGo 1.0 IVI For Your Car Is Released   Intel   2010-08-02
GLX-Dock 2.2 Enters Beta With Greater Usefulness   Desktop   2010-07-29
Linux 2.6.35-rc6 Kernel Released; Final Coming Soon   Linux Kernel   2010-07-23
For Those Intel Netbooks, There's A MeeGo 1.0 Update   Intel   2010-07-07
Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" Alpha 2 Released   Ubuntu   2010-07-01
As A Feature, Fedora 14 May Actually Ship On Time   Fedora   2010-06-30
An Early Release Of MeeGo 1.1 Handset Project   Intel   2010-06-30
What Fedora 14 May Look Like On The Desktop   Fedora   2010-06-23
We Can Automatically Find Functional Regressions Too   Intel   2010-06-21
SPARC, IA64 Ports Of Ubuntu Face Decommissioning   Ubuntu   2010-06-07
Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" Alpha 1 Released   Ubuntu   2010-06-03
Even With MeeGo, Poulsbo & Moorestown Are Crap   Intel   2010-06-03
Unifying The ARM Linux Platform With Linaro   Arm   2010-06-03
Intel, Nokia's MeeGo Linux Hits Version 1.0   Intel   2010-05-26
openSUSE 11.3 Pulls In New Kernel & More   SUSE   2010-05-26
Intel X.Org 2.12 Driver To Render Text/Glyphs Faster   Intel   2010-05-24
Canonical Has An "Ubuntu Light" Spin For OEMs   Ubuntu   2010-05-10
EXT4 File-System Looks To Do Well Against NTFS   Ubuntu   2010-05-06
Intel Z6xx Moorestown Graphics Still Disappoint   Intel   2010-05-05
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Made It Out Today   Ubuntu   2010-04-29
Ubuntu 10.04 Hit By Major Bug; ISOs Now Being Re-Spun   Ubuntu   2010-04-29
Ubuntu 10.10 For Netbooks To Have A Single Menu   Ubuntu   2010-04-27
Major OS Showdown w/ Windows Tests Are Imminent   Free Software   2010-04-20
Intel & The Shortcomings Of Gallium3D   Intel   2010-04-13
Beta 2 Arrives For Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx"   Ubuntu   2010-04-08
Initial MeeGo Test Release Available   Free Software   2010-04-02
Ubuntu 10.10 Is The Maverick Meerkat   Ubuntu   2010-04-02
Intel Launches Its App Store For Moblin   Intel   2010-03-25
openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 4 Released   SUSE   2010-03-25
xf86-video-nv Driver Updated, First In Months   NVIDIA   2010-03-08
A Tour Of The Phoronix Office   Phoronix   2010-03-07
Finally, NVIDIA ION Support In xf86-video-nv   NVIDIA   2010-03-05
Adobe Flash 10.1 Beta 3 Comes w/o 64-bit Linux   Proprietary Software   2010-02-24
Enlightement Used On Ubuntu Netbook ARM   Ubuntu   2010-02-18
Moblin & Maemo Make Love: Out Comes MeeGo   Intel   2010-02-15
Coming Soon: Phoronix Test Suite 2.4.1   Phoronix   2010-02-12
Phoronix Test Suite 2.4 Is Out, Time For Lyngen   Phoronix   2010-02-04
Anzhofen Is Coming To Intel Atom Netbooks   Phoronix   2010-02-01
Wow, XGI Does Something With Its Linux Driver   Free Software   2010-01-25
Fedora 13 Gains Features, Progresses   Fedora   2010-01-16
New EGL Gallium3D State Tracker Pushed   Mesa   2010-01-12
ASUS Eee PC 1201N Netbook On Linux Update   Hardware   2010-01-08
DeviceVM Releases SplashTop 2.0   Hardware   2010-01-07
It's 2010, But A No-Go For GNOME's 10x10 Goal   GNOME   2010-01-02
Ciao, Off On A Sabbatical With Windows   Phoronix   2009-12-23
Plymouth Running On Ubuntu 10.04 LTS   Ubuntu   2009-12-12
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" Alpha 1 Released   Ubuntu   2009-12-10