The U.S. chip producer Atheros has decided to forward the development of Linux drivers for the 802.11a/b/g-WLAN chip by making the Hardware Abstraction Layer code (HAL), available under an open source license.more »
A bug in the series 2.6.27-rc Linux kernel can permanently damage Intel's e1000e Gigabit Ethernet card. Linux distributor Mandriva offers a few suggestions -- and not only to its own customers.more »
The openSUSE project warns owners of systems containing the Intel e1000e gigabit Ethernet card against using the actual Beta 1 of openSUSE 11.1 instead of the Linux kernel version. The Linux version can permanently damage the card.more »
In a New York press conference, Google and T-Mobile partnered with hardware vendor HTC to announce the release of the first mobile phone for Google's Android platform.more »
At the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany, (August 29-September 3), Chinese hardware vendor HiVision showcased a Linux laptop that is to cost a mere $98.more »
Dell plans to put more netbooks on the market soon, starting with the Inspiron 910.more »
Starting shortly, Dell will be supplying its Linux computers with Ubuntu 8.04.more »
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