Some PCs are more difficult to run Linux on than others—it’s all about the drivers. Some laptops are available with Linux pre-installed, but plenty aren’t—even though they may make great Linux PCs. The Ubuntu Certified Hardware database helps you find Linux-compatible PCs. Read more...
Canonical today announced the launch of the MX4 Ubuntu Edition, made by its handset partner Meizu. Ubuntu is Canonical's version of Linux. Its latest build is based on a feature Canonical calls Scopes, which are a new way to interact with music, social, web, and photo apps directly on the home screen. Show More Summary
Peppermint combines Ubuntu Linux with Google's Chromium Web browser and cloud services for a modern take on the desktop.
Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, today announced the launch of the second Ubuntu phone in partnership with Spanish manufacturer BQ. While it can’t rival any recent (or even older) Android flagship phones in terms of basic specs, the new BQ Aquaris E5 HD is a step up from BQ’s first Ubuntu phone. Read More
Here’s the cold, hard truth about Linux: the terminal is not going to become obsolete anytime soon, no matter how much you dislike it. Beginner-friendly distributions like Ubuntu and Linux Mint will rarely (if ever) require you to open the terminal emulator, yet they still include it as one of the default applications. Show More Summary
Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu Linux, revealed that he's considering taking the company public.
In August 2014, Walmart moved its entire ecommerce stack to OpenStack running on Canonical's Ubuntu Linux.
Canonical may still be mostly known for its Ubuntu Linux distribution, but the company now also offers a number of (paid) services for enterprises, often with a focus on the OpenStack platform. At the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, Canada, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth today introduced his company’s latest offering: Ubuntu Advantage Storage. Read More
Need a desktop OS on your smartphone or tablet alongside Android? Having a lightweight, portable Linux computer by your side can prove remarkably useful, and with more and more devices now able to run Ubuntu it makes sense to choose this distribution. Show More Summary
At the IoT World 2015 event in San Francisco, Canonical announced a set of new partnerships that take its lean and mean Linux operating system, Snappy Ubuntu Core to the mainstream. The most interesting part of the announcement is the GE ChillHub smart fridge that runs on Canonical’s Snappy Ubuntu Core. [...]
You want to install Ubuntu on your Windows computer, don’t you? The thing is, you’re not 100% certain, yet. What if it goes wrong? Fortunately, there are many ways in which you can try Ubuntu Linux and see whether you really like it,...Show More Summary
Canonical, which has become a quiet cloud power, is releasing its next container-friendly Linux on April 23rd.
After more than a year of development, Canonical Ltd. is finally rolling out the latest version of its popular Linux distribution into general availability with a slew of new features that take direct aim at cloud workloads. Chief among the … Continue reading ?
Encryption has been a hot topic in recent years, especially for personal uses. Any data that’s on the move should probably be encrypted so that only intended eyes can see the information. That’s why encryption is heavily used today for communications via the Internet. Show More Summary
Installing and configuring PostgreSQL on a Linux box is either simple, because you are a Linux and/or Postgres expert, or not so simple, because you are new(er) to Linux, Postgres, or both. Over the past year, I have resided firmly in the latter camp. I am a huge fan of the Postgres database platf
The easiest desktop operating system to use of all may be Ubuntu.
Using Linux wisely can make you just as productive as other operating systems, but adding displays to your setup can provide further benefits. You can be even more productive while working, or you can be immersed in virtual worlds while gaming. Show More Summary
At first glance, there's little new in the next version of Ubuntu Linux. Under the hood, it's a different story.
Ubuntu takes another step forward as a cloud operating system by incorporating Chef support into its enterprise Linux distributions.
Canonical Ltd. is moving into network virtualization through a broad alliance with Ericsson aimed at extending the reach of its popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. The move is the latest milestone in a multi-pronged strategic expansion that has ramped up considerably … Continue reading ?