Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool - created, it says, by a third party - uses GPL-licensed code without permission, and promises to make right.
Reports of the use of GPL-licensed code in Microsoft's Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool have resulted in it being removed from the company's site pending an investigation.
COMPUTEX 2008: Asus has upgraded the Eee PC line to include not only Atoms, but a bundle of other features too.
CeBIT 2008: Asus has introduced two new Eee PCs at CeBIT - a 7-inch model with Windows XP and a newer model with a 9-inch screen.
Engadget claims to have received pictures of Hewlett Packard's new Eee PC killer, the 2133. If the images are real, it's looking mighty fine so far.
R.E.M. is encouraging fans to download open-source licensed versions of its music videos and to remix them for distribution via YouTube.
Research carried out by RISE Security shows that the popular Eee PC is vulnerable to attack via an outdated copy of the Samba package that is activated by default.
Asus' Eee PC has taken the world by surprise - its combination of form factor, feature set and price point made it one of the hottest products of last year, but it's not without its problems. We take a look at how to improve the Eee PC experience with some simple OS tweaking.
E-Lead Electronics has announced a rival for the Eee PC: the Noahpad. It's small, white, and runs Linux; is it just another clone, or has it got its own merits?
The Asus EeePC is an inexpensive phenomenon - but here at bit-tech we're never happy with just leaving things alone. We increase the capacity of the tiny notebook eight fold to over 32GB, with this elegant and very simple mod anyone can do.
Got yourself a spangly new Eee PC? Well there's already an alternative OS out there if you want to be a little different to everyone else.
It seems everyone can't get enough of Asus' cheap little sub-laptop, and things have just got better as Asus will now honour warranty claims for home upgrades.
The MPAA has been caught red handed committing copyright infringement with its university toolkit. You gotta love the irony.
After critics damned Asus for not following the GPL agreement with the Eee PC's custom OS, Asus has owned up.
Our resident Linux guru Ken Gypen is back to teach you a thing or three about one of the most nebulous but powerful features of 'Nix - using scripts to automate common tasks. So jump in and get ready to learn the basics, then write your own image resize and watermark script.
DeviceVM, the company that makes the embedded Linux on the Asus P5E3 Deluxe, has just released the source code to its software. We grilled the company to find out what it expects from this.
You asked for it, you've got it. Ken Gypen is back with another Linux tutorial that builds on the last one, securing your ports and stripping out the bloat of your Ubuntu server.
Have you wanted a full-functionality web-server, media host, bit-torrent client and NAS box, all fully remote-controlled? Want to build it out of spare parts? Well then...
Many of our users have talked about wishing they could switch from Windows, but the overwhelming holdback has often been the gaming support. Is it really as bad as it seems? We talked to our local Linux guru Glider to set the record straight.
What if copy protection could not be bypassed? We explore the free alternatives to the most popular programs used by many illegally. You might be surprised how much Windows, Office, Photoshop and others total up to and how capable some of their freebie replacements are.