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Ubuntu 14.04 Released: Let’s Welcome Ubuntu Touch For Tablet

Ubuntu 14.04 Released: Let’s Welcome Ubuntu Touch For Tablet

Ubuntu version 14.04 LTS, code name “Trusty Tahr” released today. It’s now available to download for all platform. In this post we will discuss feature list for 14.04, where and how to download, and a briefly about brand new Ubuntu Touch For Tablet Version 1.0.

By On April 18, 2014 1 Response
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Kernel Dev Engaged In Debate Over Mailing List Civility, Linus Sticks To His Guns

Kernel Dev Engaged In Debate Over Mailing List Civility, Linus Sticks To His Guns

Linus Torvalds has been rather notorious when it comes to the use of verbal abuse. The guy has said a lot of mean things to others in public forums. But this, he says, is simply because he is being honest and can’t drape in fake politeness. Intel developer, Sarah Sharp, has now instigated a debate about civility on the Linux Kernel Development Mailing List, and Torvalds is in the center of the talk.

By On July 17, 2013 Respond
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Mark Shuttleworth Admits Ubuntu Can’t Outdo Windows

Mark Shuttleworth Admits Ubuntu Can’t Outdo Windows

Around nine years ago, Ubuntu was launched by Canonical founder, Mark Shuttleworth. Since then, the platform has existed for nearly a decade now. When Ubuntu was first launched, Shuttleworth cited his ambition that the platform was meant to overtake Windows. On May 30, however, he admitted that Ubuntu has been unable to do so.

By On June 3, 2013 Respond
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Canonical Unveils A Well-Polished Ubuntu 13.04

Canonical Unveils A Well-Polished Ubuntu 13.04

A lot of anticipation has surrounded the latest version of Ubuntu 13.04, namely Raring Ringtail. Canonical released the beta version of Raring Ringtail earlier and has now finally lifted the wraps off the full release. The new version, numbered Ubuntu 13.04, is available for download.

By On April 25, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Office May Come To Linux In 2014

Microsoft Office May Come To Linux In 2014

Microsoft and the open-source community have been at odds, more than often. Yet, of late, the software giant has tried to smooth things down, especially because of the growing popularity of open-source operating systems. Reports now claim that Microsoft is working on a version of Microsoft Office that would work fine on Linux machines. This version is expected to arrive in 2014.

By On February 9, 2013 Respond
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Nouveau Driver Now Supports 3D Acceleration With All GeForce GPUs In Linux

Nouveau Driver Now Supports 3D Acceleration With All GeForce GPUs In Linux

Linux developers have long pined to use 3D acceleration with their apps using Nouveau driver. Thanks to the recent developments on the Nouveau front, coupled with a current version of libdrm, Linux apps are finally able to make use of 3D acceleration with nearly all GeForce GPUs.

By On January 7, 2013 Respond
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Ubuntu May Unveil A Touch-Enabled OS For Phones And Tablets Today

Ubuntu May Unveil A Touch-Enabled OS For Phones And Tablets Today

Canonical, the company that has been developing the Ubuntu flavor of Linux and releasing its subsequent versions, has claimed in the past that it intends to launch a mobile OS for smartphones and tablets. The company may be on the verge of doing so, hinting a touch-enabled surprise on January 2.

By On January 2, 2013 Respond
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Richard Stallman Deems Ubuntu As ‘Spyware’ For Collecting User Data

Richard Stallman Deems Ubuntu As ‘Spyware’ For Collecting User Data

In its recent iterations, Ubuntu has been shipped with a special new feature which allows users to search things simply by searching the Dash. Whereas Canonical deems this new feature as highly useful, Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation, has called it highly unethical and deems Ubuntu as a ‘spyware’ on account of this.

By On December 8, 2012 Respond
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Ubuntu 12.10 Released, Packs Many New Features

Ubuntu 12.10 Released, Packs Many New Features

After a lot of anticipation, Canonical has finally released Ubunto 12.10, dubbed Quantal Quetzal. The new version packs a number of new features such as Web apps and a smooth integration of cloud and desktop. Read further to download the new version right away.

By On October 22, 2012 Respond
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WebApps To Be Featured In Next Release Of Ubuntu Desktop

WebApps To Be Featured In Next Release Of Ubuntu Desktop

Ubuntu is incorporating WebApps feature to its next version of OS. They are integrating this feature in the Ubutu Desktop to make the dying Linux Desktop live again. Already few months ago, cloud service has been featured in the Desktop. The feature will introduce popular Internet services and Websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and many more as desktop applications.

By On July 20, 2012 Respond
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Samsung Gets On The Board Of Linux Foundation

Samsung Gets On The Board Of Linux Foundation

Samsung isn’t exactly known for being among the open-source big-wigs, even though the company has been toying with a number of open-source tools and software. Now, it seems that the Korean electronics maker is planning a serious role in the open-source community.

By On June 7, 2012 Respond
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Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Is Seen Running Project Sputnik

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Is Seen Running Project Sputnik

A few ago, Dell unveiled its intents of trying its hands at a Project Sputnik pilot program. Now don’t let your imaginations run wild and think that perhaps it has something to do with letting remote astronauts get their daily dose of online social interactions. Rather, it is an excellent project which intends to devise such a notebook which will be able to run open-source software that can aid the developers.

By On May 13, 2012 Respond
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Canonical Pulls The Plug On Kubuntu Personnel Funding

Canonical Pulls The Plug On Kubuntu Personnel Funding

In what is being viewed by the internet community as a not-so-wise move by Canonical, it has pulled the plug on the funding of Kubuntu personnel. This means that the Kubuntu personnel would no longer be receiving any funding from Canonical and will have to rely on community support to continue with their operations. Although few have hailed this move, most are not finding it good enough.

By On February 7, 2012 Respond
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Jolicloud Joli OS Gets Open-Sourced

Jolicloud Joli OS Gets Open-Sourced

Jolicloud heads to the actual cloud, Joli OS gets open-sourced and announces latest beta version of JoliOS, which will allow for access from your iPhone, Android and other devices. At present the Jolicloud service is in Beta phase only and they will soon be launching an Android and an iOS based application for both smartphones and tablets, though this mobile applications users will be able to access the Jolicloud service anywhere using both Wi-Fi and mobile GPRS. Joli OS has been open sourced and is now available to the community, if you’re interested in finding out more about the whole ordeal, sign up for the private beta…………………

By On October 30, 2011 Respond
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GNOME 3.2 Beta 2 (3.1.91) Has Been Rolled Out For Download

GNOME 3.2 Beta 2 (3.1.91) Has Been Rolled Out For Download

GNOME 3.2 beta is out now for download. It’s actually the second beta of GNOME 3.1.91. This is actually a bug fix. The release mainly features on GNOME core modules freezes like UI, string etc. the next version (3.1.92) will be released within a few weeks.

By On September 14, 2011 1 Response
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