Lilbits: More Samsung leaks, BootHole GRUB2 bootloader vulnerability, and more

A new security vulnerability could leave many Linux and Windows computers using the GRUB2 bootloader open to attack. After acquiring the maker of the Focals smart glasses recently, Google is bricking users’s hardware and offering refunds with just a few days notice. And with Samsung’s August 5th event just a week away, details about the […]

Tuxedo Pulse 15 is a 3.3 pound Linux laptop with an AMD Ryzen “Renoir” processor

Tuxedo Computers has introduced one of the first Linux laptops powered by an AMD Ryzen 4000 series processor. The new Tuxedo Pulse 15 is a thin and light laptop with a 15.6 inch display, a choice of a 45-watt AMD Ryzen 5 4600H or Ryzen 7 4800H “Renoir” processor, and a starting price of 896 Euros […]

Purism Librem 14 Linux laptop available for pre-order for $1199 and up (ships this fall)

Linux laptop maker Purism is introducing its first model with a 14 inch display. But the new Purism Librem 14 is actually the same size as the older Librem 13 that it replaces. The company managed to fit a bigger screen into the same body by reducing the size of the bezels around the screen. The new […]

System76 Oryx Pro Linux laptop update brings an 8-core Intel Comet Lake-H processor

The System76 Oryx Pro is a Linux laptop available with a choice of 15.6 inch or 17.3 inch full HD displays with 144 Hz refresh rates, Pop!_OS or Ubuntu operating systems, and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX Super graphics. Now it’s also available with a 10th-gen Intel Comet Lake-H processor. System76 is now selling updated Oryx […]

Tuxedo Book BA15 is a Linux laptop with Ryzen 5 3500U for $935 and up

While you can install Linux on most laptop computers with Intel or AMD chips, a handful of companies will sell you a notebook that comes with Linux pre-installed. But most recent models have had Intel inside. Now German company Tuxedo Computers is selling an AMD Ryzen-powered model called the Tuxedo Book BA15. It’s available for […]

Lenovo to begin selling some ThinkPad laptops with Fedora Linux

Most of Lenovo’s laptops ship with Windows 10 software. But soon you may be able to buy one that comes with Fedora 32 Workstation Linux pre-installed instead. Fedora Magazine says select Lenovo ThinkPad laptops will be available with the GNU/Linux distribution soon as part of a “pilot of Lenovo’s Linux Community Series – Fedora Edition.” […]