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Monday, 23 September 2013 19:47

Ubuntu Touch coming to Android devices


After the attempt to make their own smartphone and the inglorious end of that great idea, Canonical did not give up from their plan to connect the PC and phone.

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Thursday, 08 August 2013 20:25

Will the Ubuntu Edge ever be made?


A hefty sum of $32 million was asked by Mark Shuttleworth from good people of the Internet, in order to make their phone Ubuntu Edge. If you are one of those who have paid money for the campaign, it seems that the phone will never see the light of the day and you should get your money back.

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Friday, 26 April 2013 19:20

Ubuntu Raring Ringatil is here


Codenamed Raring Ringtail, a new version of Ubuntu 4.13 brings a number of improvements despite the fact that there are no some radical big news here. Canonical have decided to polish already existing elements of the  operating system in this version 13.04. Among other things, according to recent statements new Ubuntu 13.04 should ,thanks to the work on the code for the version of Ubuntu intended for smartphones and tablets, have a better performance and be more frugal with energy.

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Saturday, 23 March 2013 20:28

China will release their own OS based on Ubuntu

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In April this year, Kylin operating system will appear on the Chinese market, which is collaboration between the Chinese government organizations and Canonical. It represents a customized version of Ubuntu Linux for the Chinese market.

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Friday, 22 February 2013 07:35

Ubuntu for tablets


Canonical chief Mark Shuttleworth personally presented the new Ubuntu OS dedicated to tablets. The first tablet with the new OS that will be available for visitors to try it out should come to the upcoming MWC 2013 show in Barcelona. According to what has been shown, the operating system is very similar to the recently introduced Ubuntu OS based on Linux for smart phones, with one dramatic difference. OS for the tablet is able to run two applications simultaneously, so you would say that it is characterized by multitasking

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Thursday, 03 January 2013 05:29

Will Ubuntu be the next big mobile OS?


Canonical has introduced a new version of Ubuntu, specifically designed for use with smartphones. This is an interesting move and shows Ubuntu’s desire to push into a wider market. A demonstration of the OS's ability is planned soon and will be performed on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

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Friday, 28 September 2012 07:20

Steam beta for Linux coming in October


“Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space. I think we’ll lose some of the top-tier PCs, and OEMs who will exit the market. I think margins will be destroyed for a bunch of people. If that’s true, then it will be good to have alternatives to hedge against that eventuality.” Valve's CEO Gabe Newell stated this back in July and only two months later we have the confirmation that they are testing Steam for Linux. An internal beta will start next week, and afterwards, sometime in October, Valve will invite (only) 1,000 people to test it.

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Does anyone remember the format wars for video tapes? How about Blu-ray? In both of these there were two competing technologies each with their own pros and cons.  In the end both of these were settled by one industry. In the “PC” industry there we have competing operating systems that are all vying for your attention and support. Although we have more than two in competition for your business the winner (believe it or not) is also still picked by one industry. Here that industry is gaming.

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nvidis-linux02There is a nice news story going around showing Linus Torvalds giving nVidia the finger over their support (or lack of support) for Linux. After watching the video and reading a few of the articles we have to say this about the whole story…. It is spot on, but it was not always that way. I can remember in the early days of the Opteron and Athlon 64 when nVidia (and AMD) had a pretty healthy Linux driver program.

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