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Canonical aims for sub $400 Ubuntu-based smart phone

It’s still several months away from hitting the market but an official of Linux distribution maker Canonical is dropping hints...

March 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Android’s open-source challengers

One of the big selling points of the Android ecosystem is that the operating system is open source. That means...

August 28th, 2013 Sean Carruthers

Dell’s Ubuntu laptop beta gets rave reviews

Dell’s Ubuntu laptop beta gets rave reviews

SAN FRANCISCO -- Fans of Ubuntu Linux may recall a project launched by Dell back in May to create an...

July 20th, 2012 Katherine Noyes

Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ‘Precise Pangolin’ is here at last

Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ‘Precise Pangolin’ is here at last

SAN FRANCISCO --After months of widespread anticipation, the latest version of Canonical's popular Linux distribution--Ubuntu 12.04 LTS “Precise Pangolin”--was released...

April 27th, 2012 Katherine Noyes

Sabayon Linux 8 Debuts with a Dash of Cinnamon

Sabayon Linux 8 Debuts with a Dash of Cinnamon

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Linux Mint project has made quite a splash in the Linux world over the past few...

February 13th, 2012 Katherine Noyes

Ubuntu creator: be wary of cloud lock-in

Ubuntu creator: be wary of cloud lock-in

LONDON -- Cloud infrastructure was always meant to be based on open standards, and organisations that choose to buy capacity...

January 31st, 2012 sophie curtis

The myth of ‘bulletproof’ Linux

The myth of ‘bulletproof’ Linux

Starry-eyed Linux desktop enthusiasts could become passive conduits for malware, security experts warn. From a quick perusal of support forums...

January 12th, 2012 brian bloom

Seven open source predictions for 2011

Seven open source predictions for 2011

1. Android, Android, AndroidThis feels like a no-brainer at this point, but Android is clearly going to continue on its...

January 3rd, 2011 Katherine Noyes

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to ship with lots of ISV support

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to ship with lots of ISV support

Canonical Ltd. officials are emphasizing software vendor support in the release this week of upgrades to the company's Ubuntu open source...

April 28th, 2010 Paul Krill