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CNET's Tom Merritt shows you how to give Ubuntu Linux a run on your own computer without installing a thing.
A new smartphone operating system will be showcased at CES 2013, as well as a television upgrade kit for Samsung TVs.
The latest Ubuntu release--code named Jaunty Jackalope--boots faster, shuts down faster, and includes numerous improvements that help it become even more easy to use than before. If you like open-source software like Firefox, you owe it to yourself to see what an open-source operating system can do.
Install Ubuntu Linux on a Windows machine without partitioning your hard drive or booting from a CD.
Step 1: In this Weekend Project, Tom Merritt shows you how to reduce the time it takes your computer to get ready for action.
Tom Merritt shows you how to put the Web in your car and your TV in your hand.
Step 5: You're almost ready to start watching TV on the go. In this next step, Tom Merritt shows you how to select and transfer your TV shows from your computer to your PDA.
Inspired by CNET's Quick Tips and First Looks on Windows 7 beta, but not sure how to install it correctly? Never fear; this video guide will help you create a dual-boot configuration so you can run the preview of Microsoft's latest OS without destroying your older operating system.
Rafe Needleman and Tom Merritt talk tips for fixing your own computers, as well as take live calls from the audience.
Tom Merritt shows you three ways to get your old VHS tapes onto DVD.