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Also adds SSDs, Intel Ivy Bridge for 'largest single investment we've made in the company'

Linux server slinger Linode has doubled its RAM allocations per-server, and swapped out all its hard drives with SSDs allowing it to match upstart Digital Ocean on prices.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is now available for you to download and install on your computer – but is it any good?

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For 40 days, we've heard all manner of speculation as to what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and its 227 passengers and 12 crew members, but have yet to find any answers. Now, we may yet discover the wrecked plane and its black box with the help of a Linux-driven, autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) called the Bluefin-21.

The trip of an inode's lifetime

Not only are HP and Red Hat together touting a software-defined storage experience, they're touting an "open software-defined storage experience", which must be better, because, er, it's open.

Here's our list of the top 10 things to do after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS — ideal for all those upgrades unsure of what to do next.

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Hayter's gonna hate

Software that claims to detect the presence of OpenSSL's Heartbleed bug in servers, PCs and other gear may falsely report a system to be safe when users are actually in danger, according to a security consultancy.

Even without carrier backing, 'a few countries' will get Linux-based mobes

Hope springs eternal for wannabe Android competitor Tizen, with Samsung saying it plans to ship the first smartphones based on the open source OS in the second quarter of 2014 – carriers' cold feet be damned.

Officially branded Ubuntu 14.04 mascot t-shirts have gone on sale in the Canonical merchandise store.

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The MarS single board computer offers two headers each with two columns of pin holes. At the heart of the MarS is a dual core Freescale i.MX6 Cortex-A9 with the Vivante GC2000 graphics processor. The board has 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM and 4 GB of eMMC storage, many screen outputs including LVDS and HDMI, multiple USB 2.0 ports, gigabit LAN, and many other ways to interact through its headers like SPI. With the MarS kit, LVDS is a first class citizen, with a 9.7-inch LVDS multi-touch screen available. 

Upload, delete and carry on sharing afterwards?

Cloudy upstart Streem is reinventing file sync'n'share by getting rid of the sync. Instead of throwing out everything but the kitchen sink, it’s just throwing out the sync - so to speak.