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Cool: smallest Linux desktop PC, smaller than an apple (fruit)

http://www.handlewithlinux.com

Measuring at just 2 x 2 x 2.2 inches this is the smallest Desktop PC. And it's running Linux, one more point for Linux coolness.

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Power of GNU/Linux in One’s Hand (Video)

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PyAcceleREMOTER is an accelerometer-based remote controller for mplayer on GNU/Linux machines.

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Future of Open Source: Hack This Gadget

http://www.wired.com

The open source movement gave rise to Linux and spawned a generation of collaborative coders. Now it's extending its reach to the hardware industry.

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Arduino hardware hacking: Part 1

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Arduino is cool. It's cool because it's a tiny device - about three inches by two inches - that comes with a USB port and a programmable chip. It's cool because you can program it using a very simple programming language known as Wiring.

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Four More Offbeat Open Source Ideas

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I'm a fan of many kinds of offbeat open source efforts, and the idea of community contributions can be applied to any number of pursuits, as seen previously in this post. This week I came across a few eyebrow-raising open source stories worthy of another short roundup. Here, you'll find four unusual examples of left-field open source in action.

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Open-source gaming goes commercial with Wiz handheld

http://arstechnica.com

Though sales of the Nintendo DS and the PlayStation Portable are strong, there are many who use the devices exclusively for homebrew applications.

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gDesklets - Desklets for your Desktop in openSUSE

http://www.susegeek.com

gDesklets is another great tool like Google Gadgets for bringing mini programs called desklets such as weather forecasts, news tickers, system information displays, or music player controls, onto your desktop, where they are sitting there in a symbiotic relationship of eye candy and usefulness.

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13 useful Ubuntu tips & tricks

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1. Play youtube videos directly in Totem Movie Player (Hardy):
2. Another tip: i recently find out that by holding the mouse over audio files:
3. To customize most of the colors of your ubuntu:
4. To refresh the gnome panel:
5. To find out the UUID of your partitions:

13 tips& tricks and some useful little software

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Chumby: Cutest Linux Computer Ever

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Linux computers are everywhere. Oh, you may not think you’re using Linux, but if you have a DVR (Digital Video Recorder) recording your television shows or a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device or a Wi-Fi AP (Access Point) on your home network, chances are you’re running Linux. None of those devices are as cute or as downright odd as the leather-wrapped Chumby alarm clock.

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Top-10 gift ideas for the Linux Gadget Geek

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Got a Linux Gadget Geek on your shopping list? You can't fail with a gift from this guide to the ten hottest Linux-powered devices gleaned from LinuxDevices.com's news throughout 2007. There's something for everyone, at prices from $150 to $1,000, organized from least to most expensive. Enjoy!

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Intel aims to speed Linux gadget development

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The iPhone doesn't run Linux, but Intel has begun work to help improve the operating system for future devices of its ilk.

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Linux MPX Multi-touch Table May Become Free DIY Microsoft Surface One Day

http://gizmodo.com

It may not be as fancy-schmancy as Microsoft Surface or Jeff Han's demos but this video of a Linux-based MPX multi-touch table shows that things are moving full speed ahead in the land of the free penguins.

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