Minifree’s Libreboot X200 tablet runs nothing but free software (on decade-old hardware)

Want a new PC, but don’t want to run the latest Windows software? There are plenty of free and open source alternatives including popular GNU/Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, and Linux Mint. Want to run nothing but free and open source software? That’s a bit trickier, since most recent laptops, desktops, and tablets ship with […]

Purism plans to build a GNU/Linux smartphone that will sell for $599

Purism is a startup that sells a couple of laptops that ship with free and open source software and tools that give users more control over their privacy and security. Now Purism is hoping to do the same thing with a smartphone. After announcing last year that the corporation was considering building a smartphone, Purism […]

Purism’s next product could be a smartphone that runs Linux/free software

Purism is a company that’s been developing laptops and tablets that run Linux-based, free and open source software for a few years. Now Purism is considering building a smartphone and the company is soliciting feedback from potential customers. The idea would be to release a Librem Phone that runs GNU/Linux rather than Android, and which […]

FreeDOS keeps classic computing alive (LPX Show interview)

It’s been more than two decades since Microsoft started to move away from MS-DOS with the launch of Windows 95. But a generation of computers users grew up with DOS in the 80s and 90s and there are thousands of programs and games developed for the platform. Many are still worth running. Some classic games […]