Canonical gears up for IPO
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Recent changes were to prepare for it


Linux outfit Canonical appears to have been making rather a lot of changes lately and its founder Mark Shuttleworth said that it is because the company is gearing up for an IPO.

Ubuntu might retire Thunderbird
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.