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Ubuntu delivers new touch support

10/25/2010, For those who are curious to know how multitouch fares in Maverick Meerkat’s Unity UI but do not have the luxury of owning a convertible tablet PC, fret not. Ubuntu Developers managed to cobble together a pretty handy video of the Ubuntu 10.10...

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...

Ubuntu Linux Hacked on to Android-Based Toshiba AC100

10/01/2010, If you’re looking for a more robust experience than the Android operating system provides on a smartbook computing platform like the Toshiba AC100, then the latest Ubuntu hack may give some users hope at converting a smartbook back into a...

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...

Kubuntu 10.04.1 rolls out

08/20/2010, With the latest point release of Ubuntu, Kubuntu developers have been keeping their hands busy working on the 10.04 release, where it will merge the slew of security fixes, bug fixes, or updated packages or applications which were released since the...

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 Running On The Google Nexus One

07/08/2010, Think that Android 2.2 on the Nexus One isn’t cool enough for you? If you really want to differentiate yourself from the crowd, you could always follow the instructions posted online, and get Ubuntu Linux running on top of Android 2.2. While the...

Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 might ditch Firefox for Chromium

05/13/2010, We have word that Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 might not feature Firefox as the browser of choice, and will instead offer Google’s Chromium as the default Internet browser. This move will certainly raise eyebrows, considering that Firefox has long...

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...

Sharp’s Linux-powered Netwalker Tablet To Hit Japan Next Month

04/19/2010, Folks over in Japan should be happy to hear that Sharp will be offering a new NetWalker tablet device in May, namely the Sharp NetWalker PC-T1. This Ubuntu-powered tablet is currently up for Pre-order at ¥61,200.00 ($665). Specifications of it include:

Mobile Phone Contacts Sync For Ubuntu One Users On iPhone

04/06/2010, Word is out that the Ubuntu One cloud service will soon be getting support for mobile contact synchronization, and it’s a feature that will be available to users who are paying for the higher tier of the Ubuntu One service. The mobile...

HTC Touch Pro2 Runs Ubuntu Linux

03/09/2010, This is probably another development that Microsoft won’t be too happy about, but it’s not like they can stop you from tinkering with your phone, right? Now, after the HTC Touch HD has been hacked to run Android, we’ve got wind of a HTC...

Ubuntu 10.04 plays nice with iPhone and iPod touch

03/01/2010, Folks who own either an iPhone or iPod touch (or both) and are interested to delve into the world of Ubuntu sometime down the road will be pleased to know that either device can be plugged into the USB port of a computer, and be detected regardless of...