Richie Valens - 10/10 - RefuGeeks's Posts

Never Enough Distributions

Never Enough Distributions

I’ve been using Linux now for a pretty long time. I started in the mid-90s, and have been using it ever since. One of the most common criticisms I hear about Linux is that there’s just too many distributions. It only takes a quick trip over to DistroWatch to see that there are a ton of distributions out there. The front page ranks the top 100 distributions according to their page hit r... »

Dell To Bring Ubuntu To The XPS 13 Ultrabook

Dell To Bring Ubuntu To The XPS 13 Ultrabook

Good news for Ultrabook lovers, especially for those who use Linux… Back in May Dell announced project Sputnik. The aim of Sputnik is to enable OEM’s to bring Ubuntu to mainstream laptops, now the dream for those developers & users who wanted a PC with a Penguin inside has come true. Project Sputnik is live and the good news is that it will be based on Dell’s  XPS 13 Ultrabo... »

Nokia Claims the Nexus 7 Infringes Patents

After the Nexus 7 was announced on June 27th, it didn’t take long for the buzzards to start circling. Almost right away, Nokia claimed that the Nexus 7 violated patents that it owned. A Nokia spokesperson said, “Nokia has more than 40 licensees, mainly for its standards essential patent portfolio, including most of the mobile device manufacturers. Neither Google nor Asus is licensed un... »

No Computer for a Week: How Did I Survive?

Recently I took my first vacation in over 3 years. A whole week in the wilds of Montana. For that whole time, I had no access to my computer. I had my phone, my tablet, and wireless access that makes 3G look screaming fast. The Hardware: My phone is a HTC Thunderbolt. It’s not rooted, so it has the stock Gingerbread that’s currently available. My tablet is an HP TouchPad, currently run... »

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