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Readers' Choice Awards 2014

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 - 21:36 PM - (Hardware)

It's time for another Readers' Choice issue of Linux Journal! The format last year was well received, so we've followed suit making your voices heard loud again. I couldn't help but add some commentary in a few places, but for the most part, we just reported results. Please enjoy this year's Readers' Choice Awards! more>>

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Raspi-Sump

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 20:35 PM - (Hardware)

In June 2013, we had the unfortunate luck of a basement flood, caused by a tripped electrical breaker connected to our sump pump. There are so many things that can go wrong with a sump pump. You always are on guard for power outages, blown breakers, sump pump failures, clogged pipes and all manner of issues that can arise, which ultimately can end with a flooded basement. more>>

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New Products

Monday, 22 December 2014 - 19:49 PM - (Hardware)

New Products for December 2014.

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Purism Librem 15

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 - 18:22 PM - (Hardware)

I've been a fan of Free Software for quite some time, but for the most part I've found my opinions lean in the more pragmatic Bruce Perens Open Source camp. I value free software ideals but also accept other Open Source licenses that may not meet the strict definition of Free Software. I also don't refer to it as GNU/Linux. more>>

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Purism Librem 13 Review

Friday, 10 July 2015 - 19:59 PM - (Hardware)

Will the keyboard click enough? Is it small enough? Is it free enough? Find out below. more>>

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What's New in 3D Printing, Part II: the Hardware

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 - 20:48 PM - (Hardware)

This is the second article in what will be a four-part series on the current state of 3D printing compared to how things were three years ago when I wrote my first series on 3D printing. Of course, this is Linux Journal, so the focus will be on Linux and open-source-specific aspects in 3D printing. I won't dwell much on proprietary products. more>>

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What's in the Box? Interrogate Your Linux Machine's Hardware

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 20:34 PM - (Hardware)

I recently had a problem trying to install the NVIDIA driver for my machine. It seemed the latest driver had stopped supporting my graphics card, and after updating my kernel, I was out of a driver. The question, obviously, was "which card did I have?" But, I didn't remember. more>>

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Canonical and BQ's Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet

Monday, 18 April 2016 - 20:00 PM - (Hardware)

Canonical's broad vision for Ubuntu Linux is to offer a single, converged personal computing experience across devices. more>>

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What's Our Next Fight?

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 - 18:00 PM - (Hardware)

We won the battle for Linux, but we're losing the battle for freedom.

Linux turns 25 in August 2016. Linux Journal turned 21 in April 2016. (Issue #1 was April 1994, the month Linux hit version 1.0.) We're a generation into the history of our cause, but the fight isn't there anymore, because we won. Our cause has achieved its effects. more>>

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Penclic B3 Mouse

Monday, 31 October 2016 - 10:30 AM - (Hardware)

"Does the world need a new computer mouse?" asks Penclic. "Yes it does!" says the Swedish peripherals developer. Most devices in our lives have undergone extensive changes through the years, notes Penclic, save the unlucky, unglamorous computer mouse. more>>

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CORSAIR's Carbide Air 740

Thursday, 01 December 2016 - 12:59 PM - (Hardware)

Part of the joy of owning a custom-built PC is building it yourself, notes CORSAIR. (Oh, do we agree!) In an effort to promote endless PC-making joy, CORSAIR developed the new Carbide Air 740 PC case that "offers remarkable cooling performance and the flexibility to handle even the most ambitious enthusiast system builds". more>>

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Panther MPC, Inc.'s Panther Alpha

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 10:59 AM - (Hardware)

Functional, powerful and there when you need it, unobtrusive when you don't—that's how Panther MPC, Inc., sums up the company's new Panther Alpha personal micro PC that features the company's powerful, easy-to-use Linux-based Panther OS. more>>

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Goldtouch Semi-Vertical Mouse

Monday, 23 January 2017 - 18:15 PM - (Hardware)

"A brilliant combination of ergonomics, comfort and performance" thunders Goldtouch, a leader in desktop ergonomics, about its new Semi-Vertical Mouse. "Perfectly sloped at 66 degrees" to prevent wrist stress and provide the ultimate comfort fit for healthy computing, the Semi-Vertical Mouse is Goldtouch's newest addition to its mouse library. more>>

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IGEL Universal Desktop Converter

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 - 16:17 PM - (Hardware)

IGEL Technology's next-generation Universal Desktop Converter 3 (UDC3) is a powerful and universally deployable managed thin-client solution, a low-cost alternative to desktop hardware solutions. more>>

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