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Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum

Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum

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The world is a big place, and it seems of no coincidence that Canonical’s offices sit 27 floors up in the Millbank Tower with a 360-degree view of it right in the middle of London. Canonical is the parent company of the most popular distribution free,... >>

Ubuntu 11.04 brings Unity to Linux

Ubuntu 11.04 brings Unity to Linux

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Canonical, the business side to several open source Linux platforms, has announced the arrival of Ubuntu 11.04. The release, which has the codename Natty Narwhal, brings with it a number of key features, most notably the introduction of the new Unity... >>

Ubuntu wants Unity across PCs

Ubuntu wants Unity across PCs

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Canonical's founder Mark Shuttleworth, has announced that Ubuntu versions in the future, starting with 11.04, will be ditching the Gnome desktop environment in favour of the Unity platform that is present on the current netbook version. The announcement... >>

Ubuntu 10.10 flies Linux into the cloud

Ubuntu 10.10 flies Linux into the cloud

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Canonical, the business side to several open source Linux platforms, has announced the arrival of Ubuntu 10.10. The release, which has the codename Maverick Meerkat, brings with it a number of key features, most notably cloud integration and compatibility... >>

MeeGo heading for your BMW

MeeGo heading for your BMW

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MeeGo, the joint Intel/Nokia OS hosted by the Linux Foundation, has been chosen by the GENIVI Alliance to be the system for its next release of its in-vehicle infotainment (IVI). The Alliance, which includes the BMW Group, Delphi, GM, Intel, Magneti-Marelli,... >>

Spotify for Linux previewed

Spotify for Linux previewed

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Penguin people rejoice - because Spotify has finally made its way onto Linux. It's just a preview version for now, and as such is unsupported, and there's no local file support either. Plus, you'll have to be a Spotify Premium user to be able to use it... >>

Linux tablets incoming

Linux tablets incoming

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Canonical boss Chris Kenyon has stated that a version of Ubuntu specially designed for tablets could be coming our way in early 2011. Ubuntu is a Linux OS based on the Debian GNU and can currently be found on PCs, netbooks, servers and mobile devices... >>

Chrome 5 takes Mac and Linux versions out of beta

Chrome 5 takes Mac and Linux versions out of beta

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Google has removed the beta tag from the Mac and Linux versions of its Chrome browser following the release of Chrome 5. The update also means a refresh for the Windows based browser and a raft of new features. The most exciting update is the multi machine... >>

Ubuntu 10.04 officially arrives

Ubuntu 10.04 officially arrives

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Open-source operating system creator Canonical has announced that Ubuntu 10.04, codenamed Lucid Lynx, has been let out into the wild, and is available for download. The announcement follows 2009's release of Jaunty Jackalope and Karmic Koala, and signifies... >>

Sony software update 3.2.1 hacked

Sony software update 3.2.1 hacked

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When he is not busy jailbreaking Apple iPhones, coder GeoHot seems to be doing the same to the PS3. Following Sony's decision to remove Other OS, ie Linux, support from the latest PS3 software update, the coder has found a way for gamers, or should we... >>