ARM-based Rikomagic MK902 LE runs Linux



The UK-based Clousto recently began selling the Rikomagic MK902 LE, a small set-top box 
powered by an ARM-based Rockchip quad-core processor (Cortex-A9) paired with 2GB of RAM and up to 16GB of storage. 



Lini is a Haswell PC for Linux

 (or Windows)

The Lini PC is a small desktop computer with an Intel Haswell processor. The system is designed to run either Xubuntu 13.10 (Linux) or Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro.

Linux geezers need fresh meat

Open saucers have a breeding problem. The generation of those who started developing Linux and similar software are getting old and there are no over-enthusiastic young bucks seeking to take their place.

Pear is a Linux-based OS X alternative

Pear OS is a Linux-based operating system that strives to combine an Apple OS X experience with the open source philosophy of GNU/Linux.

New CuBox-i mini PCs run Android & Linux

SolidRun has debuted a new lineup of tiny PCs that are capable of running both Linux and Android. Powered by Freescale's i.MX6 single, dual and quad-core processors, the CuBox-i systems start at $45 and scale up to $120.

Video: KDE Connect Android (mobile) with Linux (desktop)

KDE Connect can best be described as a utility that allows your Linux desktop to receive Android phone notifications, while transforming your smarpthone into a remote control for music and video players.

These mini-PCs are powered by Intel Celeron chips

At least two new mini-PCs powered by Intel (x86) Celeron chips, paired with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of solid state storage (SSD), recently surfaced on AliExpress.

Rikomagic goes Linux with Picuntu

Mobile enthusiasts already know about Rikomagic's MK802 III (Rockchip RK3066) and MK802 IV (RK3188) HDMI TV sticks, both of which run Google's wildly popular Android Jelly Bean.

JW-11: A $68 PC that runs Linux with an ARM processor

Back in the good old days, PC desktops were huge, and yes, quite literally took up an entire desktop, or at least good amount of foot space if you configured it as a tower. 

Linux MintBox 2 priced at $600

CompuLab and Linux Mint are jointly prepping a new line of mini desktop computers designed to run a minty flavor of the popular operating system.

Remixing Fedora for the Raspberry Pi

Unsurprisingly, the Fedora flavor of Linux was one of the first third-party operating unofficially ported to the $35 Raspberry Pi.

Devon Ceptor is a $99 Linux-powered HDMI stick

Devon IT is currently prepping a $99 Linux-powered HDMI stick dubbed the "Ceptor" for a July launch. 

Linux and Firefox fall out of love

The long love affair between Linux users and Firefox appears to be over as the developers of Ubuntu talk about dropping the browser and replacing it with Chromium.

This tablet boots Android, Windows 8 and Ubuntu

If you're the sort of person who enjoys using multiple operating systems, well, it is probably somewhat difficult for you to choose just one for your tablet. Enter the Ekoore Python S3, which is capable of booting three operating systems: Android, Windows 8 and Ubuntu.

Microsoft is lagging Linux

Microsoft's kernel is falling behind Linux because of a cultural problem at the Volehill of Redmond, claims one of its developers.

Entire state moves to open source

In a victory for the free software movement, the Spanish autonomous region of Extremadura has started to switch more than 40,000 government PCs to open source.

Video: This little $130 black box runs XBMC Linux

The majority of set-top boxes running XBMC are Android-powered devices. However, The Little Black Box is an Linux-powered set-top device that arrives with XBMC pre-installed.

$80 PC-on-a-stick runs Linux-based XBMC media center

We've covered Android-powered PCs-on-a-stick extensively here on TG Daily. But what about a PC-on-a-stick specifically designed to run the Linux version of XBMC?

EOMA-68 cards could enable upgradable tablets

One of the things I've always liked about desktop computers running Microsoft Windows or Linux is that they are fairly easy to upgrade.

Rackspace puts trollers on the rack

Rackspace wants to end the terror campaign on IT by patent trolls by following them to their lair and killing them with fire.