Ubuntu might retire Thunderbird
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Thursday, 20 April 2017 09:53

Ubuntu might retire Thunderbird


Users use Google mail


The open saucy Ubuntu is considering dumping the Thunderbird mail app because users tend to favour using webservices mail instead.

More than 80 Canonical workers replaced by GNOMES
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Shuttleworth takes axe to company


More than 80 Canonical workers are facing the axe as founder Mark Shuttleworth has taken back the role of chief executive officer at the open saucy outfit.

Dell getting more excited about Linux desktops
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Apparently 2017 is the year of the Linux desktop

A decade after it first introduced its first pre-installed Linux computer, Dell claims it is more committed than ever to offering Linux-powered machines to users.

Microsoft puts Ubuntu on Windows
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Thursday, 31 March 2016 13:14

Microsoft puts Ubuntu on Windows


Hell has frozen over


Microsoft has announced a partnership with Canonical which means it is possible to install Canonical's Ubuntu on Windows 10.

Nvidia apparently working on Linux distribution
Published in Graphics


NLinux is similar to Valve's OS


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Nvidia is working on its own Linux OS for gamers.

Ubuntu gives up on AMD’s Catalyst Linux driver
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Fglrx is not for us


Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and its newer incarnations will not support AMD's widely-used Catalyst Linux (fglrx) driver.

Meizu MX5 Pro Ubuntu edition hands on
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 26 February 2016 11:09

Meizu MX5 Pro Ubuntu edition hands on


Interesting alternative

Majority of the phones at Mobile World Congress 2016 used Android and a few had Windows mobile 10. But if you want to be really different, Ubuntu was showing its highest end Meizu MX5 Pro Ubuntu phone.

Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu goes global
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 18 February 2016 10:23

Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu goes global


Fastest Ubuntu based phone

The Meizu PRO 5, which already had powerful hardware including the Samsung Exynos 7420 octa-core processor, now comes in what is being billed as the fastest Ubuntu flavour.

Ubuntu phone reaches EU
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 13 April 2015 14:39

Ubuntu phone reaches EU


This is the dawning of the Age of Aquaris

The first Ubuntu-powered smartphone, the Aquaris E4.5 has been released in the EU with a budget friendly €170 price tag.

Why Linux is still not ready for desktop
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Thursday, 12 March 2015 14:19

Why Linux is still not ready for desktop


Nothing ever changes

Every three years I install Linux and see if it is ready for prime time yet, and every three years I am disappointed. What is so disappointing is not so much that the operating system is bad, it has never been, it is just that who ever designs it refuses to think of the user.