Posts Tagged ‘linux’

  • Pangolin_Performance

    Pangolin Performance Laptop Review – System76

    June 13th, 2012 | Devices, Reviews, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 2 Comments

    The Pangolin Performance is the new Ubuntu laptop from System76. Hardware & Aesthetics The base hardware of a Pangolin Performance laptop is nothing to scoff about.  System76 is already shipping the new Intel Ivy Bridge processors with their systems, which is great to see.  Unfortunately, this system was purchased right before that happened.  The laptop […]

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    Leopard Extreme Desktop Review – System76

    April 26th, 2012 | Devices, Reviews, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 8 Comments

    The Leopard Extreme is the high-end desktop computer from System76.  This beast of a machine is build for hardcore computer users, such as video producers like myself.  As a disclaimer, this review is for the leox2 model I got in 2011 . It has since been upgraded to the leox3.  I’ve had this system for […]

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  • 15.6" Pangolin Performance

    System76 Unveils New Lemur Ultra and Pangolin Performance Ubuntu Laptops

    April 8th, 2012 | Devices, News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 2 Comments

    Computer manufacturer System76 just released the newest models of their Lemur Ultra and Pangolin Performance laptops running Ubuntu. — 14.1″ Lemur Ultra The ultra portable, ultra powerful 14.1″ Lemur Ultra, starts out at $689 for the base configuration. The default configuration features a 14.1″ 720p high definition LED backlit display, with a resolution of 1366 […]

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  • FS icons

    FS Icons for Ubuntu

    March 15th, 2012 | Customization, Ubuntu, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    While it is becoming more and more unlikely that a new icon theme will be featured in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, DevianatArt user franksouza183 has begun working on an icon theme based on the rumored YellowIcon icons I wrote about earlier. For now, only the main folder icons and some chat status are included.  franksouza183 […]

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  • Nvidia now Linux Foundation member

    NVIDIA Becomes Member of The Linux Foundation

    March 7th, 2012 | News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 2 Comments

    The Linux Foundation has announced major graphics card manufacturer Nvidia, has become a member of the Linux Foundation.  Nvidia has always been great in supporting open source, providing Linux drivers for their graphic cards, etc.  Now, they are official supporters.  By becoming a member, Nvidia will get discounts on Linux training, exclusive content and briefing […]

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  • Ubuntu for Android

    Ubuntu For Android At Mobile World Congress. I’m Not Sold Quite Yet.

    February 27th, 2012 | Android, Apps/Widgets, Devices, News, News, News, Programs, Ubuntu/Linux, Unity | Joe Steiger | 4 Comments

    Canonical has already announced Ubuntu TV, but today at Mobile World Congress, they are expanding Ubuntu’s reach even farther away from “desktop computing” with Ubuntu for Android.  To put it simply, Ubuntu for Android will allow users to run a full Ubuntu Unity desktop from a docked Android smartphone.  Not only will the full Unity […]

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  • 2299 : THE GAME

    Grab 2299 : THE GAME By Bryan Lunduke

    February 21st, 2012 | Gaming, Gaming, News, Ubuntu/Linux, Windows | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    The man, the myth, the legend, Bryan Lunduke of the Linux Action Show, lunduke.com, author of Illumination Software Creator,…has just recently released a cross platform, DRM free game based off of his 2299 comic book. Bryan describes the game: The short, short version: 2299 : THE GAME is an old-school, 8-bit inspired adventure game for […]

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  • Spark tablet

    Reserve Your Open Source Spark Tablet Now!

    February 16th, 2012 | Devices, News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    The long awaited, truly open source Spark tablet is finally available for preorder.  The KDE based tablet runs KDE Plasma Active and the Mer OS.  It comes with it’s own “App Store” to install various applications, widgets, etc.  The specs of the tablet include: – 7 Inch multi-touch capacitive screen – 1 GHz ARM Cortex […]

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  • Kazam 1.0

    Kazam, Screencasting Tool, Receives An Update

    January 31st, 2012 | News, Programs, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    The Kazam screencasting app (the one I use for my screencasts) has received a pretty substantial update, bringing it to version 1.0 Changes with Kazam 1.0 include: – Ability to record certain screen regions – Support for two audio channels, with volume settings – Output can be saved in WebM or Matroska – Uses gstreamer […]

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  • New Unity dash

    Precise Update Removes Giant Icons from Dash

    January 31st, 2012 | News, Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    About 2 weeks ago, I wrote that the Ubuntu developers were testing a new layout for the Unity dash that removes the gigantic icons. That update is now available in the Unity PPA and could very easily become official for Ubuntu 12.04. Before After Note: The new dash also shows “Recent Files” and “Downloads” but […]

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