Google Makes A Pre-Holiday Marketing Push For Chromebooks With New Online, Times Square And Best Buy Ad Campaignsview story

http://techcrunch.com – We don’t know much about how successful Google’s Chromebooks really are. Outside of talking about their adoption in schools and businesses, Google has never released any detailed sales figures. Most analysts assume they aren’t exactly a run-away hit. (IT news)

System76 Debuts High-End Laptop Powered By Ubuntuview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – If consumer demand for desktop Linux PCs is limited, the market for Linux based gaming laptops is even smaller. But that hasn’t stopped open source OEM System76 from releasing a new notebook PC designed for gaming and powered by Ubuntu. (IT news)

Ideum’s GestureWorks Platform Will Let Developers Create Complex Gestures For Ultrabook Appsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Ideum has built a platform for developers to create complex gestures for apps that can run on 100-inch table top displays or the small screens of Ultrabooks running Windows 8. Ideum’s GestureWorks platform shows how developers will increasingly have the freedom to think beyond developing apps that are limited to those that require a keyboard or a mouse. (IT news)

Is there an easy way to switch playback soundcards?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I recently purchased the roccat kulo headset which comes with a nice USB soundcard, completely functional under linux :). (HowTos)

Do Ubuntu certified laptops hardware work out-of-the-box?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I saw these laptops at the Ubuntu website. http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/...ategory=Laptop It says here that these laptops are certified by Ubuntu. It says that these laptops are certified. Particularly I am looking at the laptops with hybrid graphics, but how sure am I that these laptops will run well under Ubuntu? Is the driver pre-installed? (Hardware)

Laptops and HD video playbackview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – ernetas wrote:mplayer, with a command line, of course. [...] I realize that you probably won't believe me, so here's a videoNo optirun or anything similar? Means you're *not* in Optimus mode, you have a hardware mux that is currently set to Nvidia.ernetas wrote:The problem is in licensing?Yes, the problem is licensing. (HowTos)

problems with booting without usb support from biosview story

http://askubuntu.com – I have installed xubuntu 12.04 in an 60 Gig usb 2.0 external HD. I have been using that rather than my desktop. Recently I found myself in a fairly remote part of a third world country, with a very unreliable internet connections, a few laptops -- none of which boots off a USB. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Media Key causes unity freeze (lemur ultra)view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a pretty new system76 lemur ultra running ubuntu 12.10. I've noticed a VERY annoying bug with the lemur ultra's play/pause key and unity. (Hardware)

Is there any sort of online kernel repository or sharing sites (possibly for laptops)view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – It just seems there should reasonably be something like this considering so many folks run *nix on laptops and laptops have such consistent hardware sets. (HowTos)

Cannot burn iso image to DVD using any burnerview story

http://askubuntu.com – I tried to burn iso image to DVD using my Laptops DVD writer, but I am unable to do so. I am using Ubuntu 10.10 and have used brasero, gnomebaker and acetoneiso burner. (HowTos)