A n ISS spokesperson told press the switch was made because ISS astronauts and cosmonauts needed an operating system "that was stable and reliable." Ouch!
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Valve releases its digital-distribution service on the open-source operating system.
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Credit-card-sized computer Raspberry Pi now has an app store for games, programs, tools and tutorials.
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Valve continues its march toward worldwide computer-game-based domination as it grants a small number of Linux users access to its popular digital distribution service.
On Monday, the company was serving 110 gigabytes of data per second, almost without a hiccup, not counting the livestreams -- 170 thousand simultaneous streams of live video, pushed out over the Internet.
Valve updates its progress on the Linux version of its game download store.
Chief executive Gabe Newell talks about gaming innovations and life at Valve.
Remember Meego? It was the open-source phone project from Intel and Nokia that was going to displace Apple’s iPhone. And it’s not dead yet.
Despite Nokia’s defection to Windows 7 and Intel’s difficulties finding new partners for the open-source project, …
Raspberry Pi, the $25 Linux PC that fits in your hand and runs off AA batteries, is finally shipping in bulk today. One of the most amazing things about this little baby is the case mods: innovative, interesting cases that …
Raspberry Pi, the tiny computer that fits in the palm of your hand and can run quite nicely, thank you very much, off four AA batteries, is now shipping in volume for about $33.
The indie project, run by the …
Selfishness often gets a bad rap, but if you’re Linux creator Linus Torvalds, it often has its rewards.
“Open source only really works if everybody is contributing for their own selfish reasons,” Torvalds told the BBC in a recent interview.…
Two of the biggest names in the open source world announced a partnership yesterday. Red Hat, the North Carolina based provider of open source software for the enterprise and 10Gen, the New York based company behind the increasingly popular NoSQL …