There are some Chromebooks with awesome hardware out there, like the beautiful Chromebook Pixel, but they don't quite hit their full potential with Chrome OS. Here's how to install Ubuntu and get more out of your Chromebook. Read more...
We've seen several Linux tablets emerge over the past year or so, but examples with triple-boot capabilities are much less common. Enter the Python S3, a tablet released on Monday by Italian Ekoore that can boot three operating systems:...Show More Summary
The unique Python S3 hybrid tablet computer from Ekoore appears to be the only example of its kind that can be factory shipped with three switchable operating systems.
It's far from done, but Canonical's mobile work-in-progress has some good ideas.
On April 25th, the newest version of one of the most popular Linux distributions was released -- Ubuntu 13.04, codenamed "Raring Ringtail". Unlike previous releases of Ubuntu, 13.04 doesn't bring extraordinary new visual features which may make some people even more skeptical about this release than others. Show More Summary
Team vows to 'dogfood' its own OS When Canonical released the Developer Preview of the smartphone version of its Ubuntu Linux OS, it warned users that it was only an experimental snapshot and that it couldn't replace their current handsets. That could change soon, however, as one Canonical exec has vowed to make an Ubuntu device his day-to-day phone by the end of this month.…
There's no doubt that desktop Linux has become increasingly user-friendly over the years, but it's equally true that some distributions focus more on ease of use than others do. Ubuntu and Linux Mint are two examples at the forefront...Show More Summary
Does Linux really need another application packaging and installment system? Ubuntu will be adding another one for its Ubuntu Touch smartphones and tablets.
One handy tool I've mised since moving over to Ubuntu for my desktop workstation is Quicksilver's ability to perform a quick DuckDuckGo search using hotkeys. I looked into a few Linux alternatives like Gnome-Do, which I used to swear by, and the newer Synapse, but neither seemed to fit quite right for me. Show More Summary
On the whole, PC gaming is typically a Windows-only affair. Both Mac and Linux users have had a significantly more limited selection of games to choose from and also a more limited hardware selection too.Thankfully things have started to shift away from this Windows-centric affair, as we have seen mega-gaming service Steam officially support Linux…
Linux gaming rigs? Yup, they’re happening. With Valve’s Steam on Linux and a forthcoming Valve Steambox using Steam to run Linux games, the future is looking up for gaming on Linux. You can even install Ubuntu and Steam on a computer today, plugging it into your TV and using the big picture mode interface. Show More Summary
Canonical Founder Mark Shuttleworth has big, really big, plans to put Ubuntu on your smartphone, on your tablet and (via OpenStack) on the cloud servers that run the services you love.
Last week the regular series of Ubuntu Linux distributions were released. The only one that concerns me is Xubuntu because the XFCE desktop is my preference. I never was a fan of KDE and screw Unity. The installation requires at least 5GB of hard drive space which automatically disqualifies it for the Asus EEE-PC challenge [...]
You may have seen the official announcements of Ubuntu 13.04 this week, or our coverage of it, but the analysis of this new version of the popular Linux distribution just keeps on coming. One of the most important things of all to realize...Show More Summary
Canonical on Thursday announced the final release of Ubuntu Linux 13.04 “Raring Ringtail” for both desktop PCs and servers. On the desktop side, this new release delivers performance and quality improvements that make it the “fastest and most visually polished Ubuntu experience” to date, Canonical said. Show More Summary
Linux power users may not love Ubuntu, but everyone else can.
Hard core Linux fans won't care for it, but for the average user the new Ubuntu desktop Linux has a lot to offer.
Ubuntu 13.04 is here, and it's packed with new features to improve the Unity desktop including more social media integration, some new lenses in the Dash, and a significant speed boost. Read more...
If it's April, it must be time for a new version of the Ubuntu operating system; a great, free, easy-to-use, highly polished version of GNU/Linux. Ubuntu does two releases a year -- October and April -- and the new release, Raring Ringtail (AKA 13.04) is a consolidation release that adds a lot more polish, performance [...]
Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" has been released today as part of the usual six month release schedule of the Linux distribution. New users can download the latest version directly from the Ubuntu website where the desktop version can be downloaded as a 32-bit or 64-bit release. Both downloads have a size of about 700 Megabyte [...]Show More Summary