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  • Samsung’s ARM-powered Chromebook can run Ubuntu

    Linux on ARMJust days after Google introduced the new Samsung Chromebook, a Google developer has figured out how to run Ubuntu on the $249 laptop.
     

  • Chrome OS May Be Heading to ARM After All

    Linux on ARMGoogle's upcoming "Daisy" Chromebook will reportedly use Samsung's ARM-based Exynos 5250 SoC. - ChromeStory reports that the rumored "Daisy" Chromebook will be powered by Samsung's upcoming ARM-based Exynos 5250 SoC.

  • Sony VAIO Chromebook Pictures and Manual Leaked Thanks to FCC

    Linux on ARMJust when you thought Chromebook support from manufacturers might be fading, it looks like Sony is moving forward with a Chromebook of its own.  The Sony VAIO VCC111 Series pictures and manual just showed up on the FCC this week, and in case there's any doubt as to whether this is a Chromebook the reference to "start Chrome OS" on page 2 of the manual should put an end to any debate this might be a Windows machine Ultrabook:

  • Ubuntu's Already Making Plans For ARM In 2014, 2015

    Linux on ARMDavid Mandala of Canonical talked last week at Linux.Conf.Au 2012 about the history of Ubuntu Linux supporting the ARM architecture, what's coming up for Ubuntu ARM in the 12.04 LTS release, and even what's expected from Ubuntu on ARM as far out as 2015.

  • OLPC’s ARM-based tablet, laptop can run on solar power alone

    Linux on ARMModern computers aren’t just a lot faster than the PCs you probably used ten or fifteen years ago — they also use a lot less power. But most computers designed to run desktop operating systems still use enough energy that they can’t, say, run directly off the power generated by a small solar panel.

  • Bodhi Linux ARM Beta Release for Genesi Smartbook

    Linux on ARMMuch to my fiancée's dismay my little Genesi Smartbook has been occupying much of my time of the late. In fact, just six days ago I posted about how to get an early build of a Bodhi ARM file system for the Smartbook.

  • Hands-on with the One Laptop Per Child XO-3 tablet [video]

    Linux on ARMAt CES 2012, semiconductor company Marvell has shown up at the center of two major projects that shifted from x86-based systems to ARM-based systems. In both cases, it has also been a project that Intel had withdrawn from: Google TV, and One Laptop Per Child.

  • OLPC's XO 3 tablet uses 1GHz ARM SoC to run Sugar Linux or Android

    Linux on ARMOne Laptop per Child (OLPC) demonstrated a "fully functional" version of its long-delayed XO 3.0 tablet, equipped with a 1GHz Marvell Armada PXA618 processor running Sugar Linux or Android 3.x. Like OLPC's XO 2 laptop, the eight-inch tablet is aimed at educational systems in developing nations, and it will feature an optional sunlight-readable Pixel Qi touchscreen plus the ability to draw power from an optional solar panel or crank charger.

  • ThinkPad X1 Hybrid packs both x86 and ARM processors

    Linux on ARMLenovo has announced a 13.3-inch notebook computer that has both Intel and ARM processors. The ThinkPad X1 Hybrid combines an Core i3, i5, or i7 CPU with a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon, allowing users to toggle between Windows 7 and a Linux-based "Instant Media Mode" operating system whenever they want.

  • ARM-powered Ubuntu 'Webbook" Launches in South Africa

    Linux on ARMVodafone officially launches its Ubuntu-based netbook in South Africa today, which will be distributed by local telco Vodacom. - Netbooks might not be everyone's cup of tea. However, when you're targeting a market that has poor access to any form of computing device, netbooks are a good balance between the practicality of a larger laptop and achieving the lowest possible manufacturing cost.

  • OLPC XO-1.75 Laptop Preview

    Linux on ARMLast month at XDC2011 Chicago, I managed to get my hands on what should be the production hardware model of the XO-1.75 laptop that is expected to be released in the coming months by the OLPC project. The low-cost OLPC laptop targeted for students is now ARM-based and consumes very little power.


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