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“Lite” Ubuntu runs on the NOOK Tablet

12/20/2011, If for some reason you’re unsatisfied with the Android experience on your NOOK Tablet – fret not, the folks over at XDA-developers are working on solution. AdamOutler and Loglud are trying to bring the popular Linux distro, Ubuntu, to the Android...

Ubuntu on its way to mobile devices

10/31/2011, If you think Android, iOS, Windows Phone, MeeGo or even Symbian is not for you – there’s going to be an alternative for you in the future. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux recently mentioned in an interview with ZDNet that it will be...

ASUS Eee PCs to ship with Ubuntu

06/03/2011, If you’re tired of paying an extra $100+ for the Windows operating system on your netbook, you’re in luck. ASUS has announced that they will be releasing Eee PC netbooks with the Ubuntu operating system. In case you didn’t know, Ubuntu...

Always Innovating Super-Jumbo lets you quadruple-boot your computer

04/27/2011, Are you a person who likes choice? Do you ever feel like one operating system is never enough? Do you ever wish you had the choice of two different operating systems? How do three operating systems sound to you? Always Innovating, the company behind the...

Ubuntu 11.04 to arrive on April 28th

04/21/2011, Ubuntu 11.04 is set to arrive as the latest operating system version from April 28th onwards, where the public is able to download it for free. Just what does Ubuntu 11.04 bring to the table in terms of new ideas? Well, for starters, we are looking at...

Navisurfer II brings Ubuntu Linux to your car

02/21/2011, If you’ve always fancied having a computer dashboard in your car but weren’t satisfied with the current offerings you’ve seen available on the market, the Navisurfer II might be the computer for you. The Navisurfer II is a basically a...

Apple AirPlay streams to XBMC Linux box

12/21/2010, We previously noted that Apple’s AirPlay would be a useful way to get videos running on various devices, including a Mac. Now it seems that Linux (Ubuntu) will be getting in on the game too as a video has surfaced, showing a person with XBMC...

Ubuntu runs on Google Cr-48 laptop

12/14/2010, It goes without saying that Google’s Cr-48 laptop has some niggling issues as with many other new devices which experience birth pangs, but that doesn’t mean it is gimped. Some enterprising folks have managed to get Ubuntu running on the...

Ubuntu 11.04 sees off GNOME interface with Unity

10/26/2010, Ubuntu 11.04 will replace its GNOME interface with Unity, which is a totally new interface that sees action in Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition. GNOME might come with panels at the top and bottom of the display, but Unity will instead feature a top panel and...

Ubuntu One Music App Streams Your Music To Android Devices

10/04/2010, Seems like even Ubuntu wants to get in on the Android fun as Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu) has launched Ubuntu One Music for Android, an app that allows the streaming and playback of any MP3 stored in your Ubuntu One account, not just the ones...

Face Recognition User Interface Demoed on Ubunutu Prototype

09/20/2010, While touchscreens have been buzzing lately with the launch of new tablets and smartphones, the primary way we control our computers is still via a keyboard and mouse, but an Ubunutu prototype user interface hopes to add facial recognition to the mix to...

Multitouch gesture support heads towards Ubuntu 10.10

08/17/2010, Multitouch gesture support is so common these days across a plethora of devices, even Windows 7 comes with it without the need for additional add-ons. Apart from that, Apple OS X and iOS, Google Android, Palm WebOS alongside other mobile operating systems...

Ubuntu Light lets you boot up your netbook in just 7 seconds

05/10/2010, Just how fast do you want your netbook to get up and running? Well, for those who are used to the Windows platform, waiting for a couple of minutes ain’t too shabby, but folks who want something a whole lot speedier might want to consider Ubuntu...

System 76 EduBook Is Powered By Ubuntu Linux

04/20/2010, Linux computer builders System 76 have added a new Ubuntu Linux powered netbook to its lineup, the System 76 Starling EduBook, which is more or less a rebadged Intel Classmate PC. The main difference is that instead of using the usual Windows XP...