Ubuntu beats Windows 10 on speed test
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 03 February 2020 10:24

Ubuntu beats Windows 10 on speed test


On Walmart's cheap laptop

Phoronix's Michael Larabel is doing some performance testing on Walmart's $199 Motile-branded M141 laptop, which has an AMD Ryzen 3 3200U processor, Vega 3 graphics, 4GB of RAM, and a 14-inch 1080p displa).

Open sorcerers work to ARM Ubuntu
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 15 February 2019 12:05

Open sorcerers work to ARM Ubuntu


2019 will be the year of the Linux laptop

A team of open sorcerers are  trying to get Linux on Qualcomm-powered laptops from HP, Asus, and Lenovo.

Canonical brings Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to high-security embedded devices.
Published in IoT

 2019 is the year of Linux on the lightbulb

Canonical today published Ubuntu Core 18, bringing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to high-security embedded devices.

Canonical wants Ubuntu to collect your personal data
Published in News


Because open sourcers love sharing their data

Canonical is planning to make a change to Ubuntu which would mean that the Linux distro would collect information - or telemetry data - on desktop PCs during installation and afterwards.

Canonical gears up for IPO
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 14:00

Canonical gears up for IPO


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
Published in News
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
Published in News


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
Published in News

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
Published in News
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.