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A Review: Ben NanoNote Gets Small with Embedded Linux and Copyleft Hardware

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Qi Hardware is now shipping its first "copyleft hardware" device, the ultra-portable Ben NanoNote. The palm-sized notebook is designed to be a hackable hardware platform for Linux developers, akin to what the Arduino board is for electronics projects.

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Mobile Linux Gets Support From Chip Vendors

http://www.hardwarecentral.com

The development of Linux on mobile devices may be poised to get a boost thanks to the formation of a new industry group called Linaro, backed by a consortium of chip vendors including ARM, Freescale, Texas Instruments, Samsung and ST-Ericsson.

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FSFE Fellowship interview with David Reyes Samblas Martinez

http://blogs.fsfe.org

David Reyes Samblas Martinez is the founder of Spanish Copyleft Hardware store Tuxbrain, and attended the famous Open University of Catalunya. He’s also the subject of this month’s Fellowship interview, in which he answers questions on hardware manufacturing, e-learning and Free Software politics.

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Interview: Eben Moglen - Freedom vs. The Cloud Log

http://www.h-online.com

Free software has won: practically all of the biggest and most exciting Web companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter run on it. But it is also in danger of losing, because those same services now represent a huge threat to our freedom as a result of the vast stores of information they hold about us, and the in-depth surveillance that implies.

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The best free Linux PC Product Feed syndication available.

http://www.buntfu.com

Recently Buntfu.com has updated its extensive list of shopping sites and ping services that syndicates Linux or BSD computers listed here across the Internet for free. Buntfu now believes it is offering the most extensive, widest syndication available for free on-line to open-source system builders.

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Buntfu.com - Linux PC Computer Systems

http://www.linuxinsight.com

Buntfu.com will always be free of charge. You do not pay any site fees or closing cost fees to buy or sell your GNU/Linux or BSD based computer. All features within the site are available to everyone without charge. We encourage you to use the site to the fullest and take advantage of all of its features.

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W3C proposes hardware interface

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The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) draft for a "System Information API" specifies JavaScript functions for accessing the battery, CPU, sensors and other hardware characteristics of a device. For this purpose, the window.navigator object's SystemInfo interface has to implement the get, set and watch methods.

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Advice on building a Linux box

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I get a lot of questions on Linux hardware: “What’s the best piece of hardware X for Linux?” “Should I go route A since I’m using Linux?” Which video card? Which sound card? Which networking card? Processor? Motherboard? Will it all work with Linux?

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The Open-PC: one step closer to open-hardware

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

At the Gran Canaria Open Desktop Summit in July 2009, the Open-PC project was announced. The statement said the project aimed to "cooperatively design a Free Software based computer by and for the community". Further this PC would use only hardware for which there are free software drivers available. This would be a PC with the minimal compromise required for running a free desktop.

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Netgear trying to fool their users with "Open Source Router"

http://laforge.gnumonks.org

Two days ago, Netgear has announced the so-called "Open Source" WNR3500L router, together with an equally "Open Source" MyOpenRouter community.

The problem with this Open Source router is: It ships with binary-only kernel modules. Not only is this extremely Closed Source, but it also

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Can the x86 Just Keep Going?

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Few technologies last 30 years, let alone become more dominant with each passing one, but the x86 architecture has done just that.

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Signs show Linux moving into the driver's seat

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A steady stream of manufacturers are requesting Linux drivers for their hardware, suggesting growing adoption of Linux operating systems among enterprises.

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Laptop Hacking a la Frankenstein

http://aligunduz.org

Today's been a slow day and without knowing I found myself with a screwdriver in my hand and a dissected laptop on my desk in front of me.

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Building A Linux Computer

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So you would like to build your own custom Linux box? Great! In this article we will be discussing hardware components. It doesn't take a genius to build your own computer from scratch, just some knowledge and elbow-grease (umm..wash your hands before touching the hardware!).

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State of the GNU/Linux Desktop 2009 Part 2/4: Hardware Support

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As mentioned in part one of this series, despite the legendary pace of development in the Open Source community, it can be difficult to keep tabs on what is being worked on. Arguably, multimedia is just a subdivision of hardware support, another area where Free operating systems have suffered.

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