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5 Alternative Mobile Operating Systems To Android - Technology Zimbabwe
10 Jun 2019

5 Alternative Mobile Operating Systems To Android  Technology Zimbabwe

Android is dominating the mobile and there are no doubts regarding this. According to statistics, Android has a share of 75%, iOS has a share of 22% and ...


Is Apple dumbing down our Macs by putting iPhone apps on them? - TechRadar
03 Jun 2019

Is Apple dumbing down our Macs by putting iPhone apps on them?  TechRadar

Putting iPhone apps on Macs is an interesting idea – but will it mean our Macs are held back as a result?


It's Time To Pay Attention To Zorin OS 15, The Best Desktop Linux Distro You've Never Heard Of - Forbes
05 Jun 2019

It's Time To Pay Attention To Zorin OS 15, The Best Desktop Linux Distro You've Never Heard Of  Forbes

Zorin OS 15 launches today, and I'm going to go out on a limb and proclaim that Zorin OS is the best desktop Linux distribution you've never heard of.


Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Coming to Ubuntu Phones on March 6th with More Improvements - Softpedia News
28 Feb 2019

Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Coming to Ubuntu Phones on March 6th with More Improvements  Softpedia News

The UBports community has put out a call for testing for the next OTA maintenance update for their Ubuntu Touch mobile OS for Ubuntu Phone devices, which ...


Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Released for Ubuntu Phones with Multiple Improvements - Softpedia News
06 Mar 2019

Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Released for Ubuntu Phones with Multiple Improvements  Softpedia News

Available now for all supported Ubuntu Phone devices.


Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 Released for Ubuntu Phones with Refreshed Look, Improvements - Softpedia News
08 May 2019

Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 Released for Ubuntu Phones with Refreshed Look, Improvements  Softpedia News

The UBports community released today the OTA-9 for their Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system for all supported Ubuntu Phone devices, a maintenance ...


Will Huawei be able to roll out its own OS? - EJ Insight
29 May 2019

Will Huawei be able to roll out its own OS?  EJ Insight

US President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that barred American telecoms firms from installing foreign-made equipment that is deemed to ...


Wine developers concerned with Ubuntu dropping 32-bit support with Ubuntu 19.10 - OS News
21 Jun 2019

Wine developers concerned with Ubuntu dropping 32-bit support with Ubuntu 19.10  OS News

The news that Ubuntu will drop support for the 32-bit x86 architecture was discussed recently by the Wine developers, on the Wine-devel mailing list. The Wine ...


UBports Foundation releases Linux-based Ubuntu Touch OTA-5 - BetaNews
13 Oct 2018

UBports Foundation releases Linux-based Ubuntu Touch OTA-5  BetaNews

Ubuntu Touch never lit the world on fire as many Linux fans had hoped, but to be honest, most mainstream consumers didn't even know it existed. So when ...


Ubuntu Touch OTA-7 brings keyboard themes, browser improvements - Liliputing
09 Jan 2019

Ubuntu Touch OTA-7 brings keyboard themes, browser improvements  Liliputing

The group of volunteers keeping Canonical's (canceled) dream of Ubuntu smartphones and tablets alive is rolling out a pretty significant update this week.


Ubuntu Touch OTA-7 Now Available to Ubuntu Phone Users with Many Improvements - Softpedia News
08 Jan 2019

Ubuntu Touch OTA-7 Now Available to Ubuntu Phone Users with Many Improvements  Softpedia News

The OTA update is now rolling out to supported devices.


UBports Foundation releases Linux-based Ubuntu Touch OTA-4 - BetaNews
27 Aug 2018

UBports Foundation releases Linux-based Ubuntu Touch OTA-4  BetaNews

Canonical once had an ambitious vision of making Ubuntu a dynamic operating system that would scale to desktop computers, tablets, and smartphones.


Rugged, Arm-based 7-inch touch-panel supports PoE and CAN - LinuxGizmos.com
25 Jun 2019

Rugged, Arm-based 7-inch touch-panel supports PoE and CAN  LinuxGizmos.com

Advantech's IP66-protected “TPC-71W” industrial panel PC runs Linux or Android on an i.MX6. There's a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen, GbE with optional PoE, ...


Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Now Rolling Out to Ubuntu Phone Users, Here's What's New - Softpedia
07 Dec 2018

Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Now Rolling Out to Ubuntu Phone Users, Here's What's New  Softpedia

The UBports community released today the sixth OTA (Over-the-Air) update of the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system for all supported Ubuntu Phone ...


Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Call for Testing, openSUSE T-Shirt and Poster Design Contest, RISC-V Foundation Joins The Linux Foundation, Location Tracking in Android Violates GDPR and FSF Announces 18 GNU Releases - Linux Journal
29 Nov 2018

Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Call for Testing, openSUSE T-Shirt and Poster Design Contest, RISC-V Foundation Joins The Linux Foundation, Location Tracking in Android Violates GDPR and FSF Announces 18 GNU Releases  Linux Journal

News briefs for November 29, 2018. UBports announces a call for testing for Ubuntu Touch OTA-6. They are asking the community for feedback and have ...


Touch panel PCs offer a choice of 64 models mixing different sizes and Intel chips - LinuxGizmos.com
21 Jun 2019

Touch panel PCs offer a choice of 64 models mixing different sizes and Intel chips  LinuxGizmos.com

Taicenn's Linux-friendly, IP65 protected “TPC-DCM” industrial panel PCs let you choose between 6th or 7th Gen U-series Core, Apollo Lake, or Bay Trail CPUs ...


KDE eV Receives Generous Handshake Donation, Ubuntu Touch OTA-5 Is Out, Geoclue 2.5 Now Available and Asking for Help, New Code of Conduct Proposal and Internet Freedom Festival - Linux Journal
15 Oct 2018

KDE eV Receives Generous Handshake Donation, Ubuntu Touch OTA-5 Is Out, Geoclue 2.5 Now Available and Asking for Help, New Code of Conduct Proposal and Internet Freedom Festival  Linux Journal

News briefs for October 15, 2018. KDE e.V. announces it received a $300,000 USD donation from the Handshake Foundation. According to the KDE blog post, ...


IBM's Red Hat Deal, NuoDB Operator Now Has Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification, Krita 4.2.0 Alpha Released, Elive 3.0 Update, UBports Announces Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 and Fedora Kernel 5.1 Test Week Starts Monday - Linux Journal
09 May 2019

IBM's Red Hat Deal, NuoDB Operator Now Has Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification, Krita 4.2.0 Alpha Released, Elive 3.0 Update, UBports Announces Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 and Fedora Kernel 5.1 Test Week Starts Monday  Linux Journal

News briefs for May 9, 2019. The Department of Justice recently concluded its review of IBM's Red Hat acquisition, which is still on track for later this year.


Ubuntu Touch lives again on the upcoming crowdfunded Purism Librem 5 smartphone - The Next Web
24 Apr 2018

Ubuntu Touch lives again on the upcoming crowdfunded Purism Librem 5 smartphone  The Next Web

One of the most interesting upcoming smartphones is Purism's Librem 5. This crowdfunded device, which is expected to land early next year, emphasizes ...


Apple debuts SwiftUI and new Xcode interactive development experience - VentureBeat
03 Jun 2019

Apple debuts SwiftUI and new Xcode interactive development experience  VentureBeat

At its annual 2019 WorldWide Developer Conference in San Jose, Apple announced updates to Swift, its open source compiled programming language.


Huawei's "plan B" smartphone OS: What it needs to succeed - TechRepublic
20 May 2019

Huawei's "plan B" smartphone OS: What it needs to succeed  TechRepublic

Component manufacturers around the world are cutting off Huawei following an executive order signed by President Trump. As a result, Huawei's contingency ...


First look: One Mix 3 Yoga mini laptop with 8.4 inch display, Intel Amber Lake - Liliputing
19 Jun 2019

First look: One Mix 3 Yoga mini laptop with 8.4 inch display, Intel Amber Lake  Liliputing

This is shaping up to be a busy year for mini-laptops, with new models coming from GPD, Chuwi, and One Netbook. The One Mix 3 Yoga is the first out of the ...


Lessons learned from the failure of Ubuntu Touch - Network World
25 Apr 2017

Lessons learned from the failure of Ubuntu Touch  Network World

The failure of Ubuntu Touch raises questions about what it takes to create a Linux-based mobile platform that succeeds.


Raspberry Pi 4 review - The INQUIRER
24 Jun 2019

Raspberry Pi 4 review  The INQUIRER

THE RASPBERRY PI has been a phenomenon. The diminutive cheap-as-chips barebones computer has opened the door to thousands of protypes (and even ...


Latest Ubuntu Touch release from UBPorts is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Liliputing
19 Jun 2018

Latest Ubuntu Touch release from UBPorts is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS  Liliputing

Canonical may have stopped developing/supporting a version of Ubuntu for smartphones and tablets. But the folks at UBPorts have kept the idea of a ...


6 Open Source Android Alternative Operating Systems For Mobiles - Fossbytes
25 May 2019

6 Open Source Android Alternative Operating Systems For Mobiles  Fossbytes

In the wake of the ongoing US-Huawei-Google tussle, many Android enthusiasts are wondering about the different alternative phone operating systems that are ...


Purism's PureOS Linux will Run on Both Mobile and PC - It's FOSS
09 Mar 2019

Purism's PureOS Linux will Run on Both Mobile and PC  It's FOSS

Purism is working to create a unified operating system for their laptops and upcoming mobile device. Will Purism be able to succeed where others have failed?


What’s New in Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo,” Available Now - How-To Geek
18 Apr 2019

What’s New in Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo,” Available Now  How-To Geek

Ubuntu 19.04 is available for download today. With Linux 5.0 and GNOME 3.32, Disco Dingo boasts performance improvements and visual tweaks. Whether or ...


Mir Is Back To Running On Phones, Thanks To UBports - Phoronix
08 Sep 2018

Mir Is Back To Running On Phones, Thanks To UBports  Phoronix

While Canonical divested from their Linux smartphone plans, they continue maintaining the Mir display server as any regular Phoronix reader should know.


Huawei’s plan to develop its own OS is an exercise in futility doomed to fail - SlashGear
12 Mar 2019

Huawei’s plan to develop its own OS is an exercise in futility doomed to fail  SlashGear

Depending on your perspective, Huawei is either a victim or political war or a victim of its own ambitions, maybe even both. No matter which way you look at it,


10 Things to Consider When Switching to a Linux Smartphone OS - MakeUseOf
05 Sep 2017

10 Things to Consider When Switching to a Linux Smartphone OS  MakeUseOf

Because it's a key component in the Android operating system (OS), Linux remains crucial to the mobile landscape. However, while Android employs a Linux ...


Qubes OS 4.0.1 Released, Plasma 5.14.15 Is Out, Software Freedom Conservancy Fundraiser, ClearCube Launches C3xPi Thin Client for RPi 3 Model B+ and Ubuntu Touch Announces OTA-7 - Linux Journal
09 Jan 2019

Qubes OS 4.0.1 Released, Plasma 5.14.15 Is Out, Software Freedom Conservancy Fundraiser, ClearCube Launches C3xPi Thin Client for RPi 3 Model B+ and Ubuntu Touch Announces OTA-7  Linux Journal

News briefs for January 9, 2019. Qubes OS 4.0.1 was released today, marking the first stable point release in the 4.0 series. Updates include all 4.0 dom0 ...


How to work with and manage Scopes in Ubuntu Touch - TechRepublic
13 May 2016

How to work with and manage Scopes in Ubuntu Touch  TechRepublic

Jack Wallen shows you how to manage the Scopes app in Ubuntu Touch, for a more refined experience.


Ubuntu Touch finds a home on a conflict-free, fair-trade, user-maintainable handset - PCWorld
23 Feb 2017

Ubuntu Touch finds a home on a conflict-free, fair-trade, user-maintainable handset  PCWorld

UBports will show off Ubuntu Touch on a Fairphone 2 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.


The one simple fix that could make the Ubuntu Phone incredible - TechRepublic
18 Apr 2016

The one simple fix that could make the Ubuntu Phone incredible  TechRepublic

If you've given Ubuntu Touch a chance, you've probably felt like the platform holds the possibility to be great, but is missing something. Jack Wallen thinks he's ...


Khadas VIM3 SBC Launched with Amlogic A311D Processor, 5 TOPS NPU - CNX Software
25 Jun 2019

Khadas VIM3 SBC Launched with Amlogic A311D Processor, 5 TOPS NPU  CNX Software

Khadas VIM3 SBC has launched for $99.99 and up with the powerful Amlogic A311D hexa-core processor also featuring a 5 TOPS NPU.


8 Reasons Why You Should Stick With Ubuntu Linux - MakeUseOf
09 Nov 2018

8 Reasons Why You Should Stick With Ubuntu Linux  MakeUseOf

Use Ubuntu and feel like the developers are losing interest? Here are several reasons to stick with Ubuntu as a Linux user.


Smartphone alternatives to Google and Apple - PocketNow
21 May 2019

Smartphone alternatives to Google and Apple  PocketNow

The internet is a bit upset about the latest news that many U.S. tech companies are being forced to stop doing business with Huawei.


Lenovo Reveals ThinkPad P73: A 17.3-Inch DTR Notebook with Dolby Vision - AnandTech
12 Jun 2019

Lenovo Reveals ThinkPad P73: A 17.3-Inch DTR Notebook with Dolby Vision  AnandTech

Lenovo on Tuesday introduced its new 17.3-inch mobile workstation, its most powerful notebook aimed at a broad set of workloads from *content* creation to oil ...


Maru OS lets you use Android 8.1 on a phone, Debian 9 when you plug in display - Liliputing
06 Mar 2019

Maru OS lets you use Android 8.1 on a phone, Debian 9 when you plug in display  Liliputing

You can do a lot of things on smartphones these days, but there are some things that are easier to do on a device with a big display and a full-sized keyboard.


Ubuntu Phone security updates end in June, app store closing - Network World
24 Apr 2017

Ubuntu Phone security updates end in June, app store closing  Network World

Canonical moves quickly to end support for Ubuntu phones and tablets, and it will shutter the app store at the end of 2017.


Ubuntu Had A Very Busy 2018 But Not Everything Turned Out As Planned - Phoronix
30 Dec 2018

Ubuntu Had A Very Busy 2018 But Not Everything Turned Out As Planned  Phoronix

There were a lot of accomplishments for Ubuntu users and developers in 2018 ranging from the successful 18.04 LTS release to Ubuntu shipping on more Dell ...


Canonical kills its Ubuntu smartphone, tablet, convergence plans - AppleInsider
06 Apr 2017

Canonical kills its Ubuntu smartphone, tablet, convergence plans  AppleInsider

Canonical, the software support company that maintains Ubuntu Linux, has announced it is throwing in the towel on Ubuntu phones and tablets and ending work ...


The Linux smartphone is back: Purism Librem 5 developer kit now shipping - Notebookcheck.net
19 Dec 2018

The Linux smartphone is back: Purism Librem 5 developer kit now shipping  Notebookcheck.net

Supporting both Purism's own PureOS Linux-based operating system and Ubuntu Touch, which is now being developed by the UBports team, the Librem 5 ...


5 Reasons to Switch to Ubuntu Phone - MakeUseOf
26 Aug 2016

5 Reasons to Switch to Ubuntu Phone  MakeUseOf

You're sick of Android and iOS - you want a new mobile experience, one that isn't tainted by Microsoft, or the failing BlackBerry. What you need is Ubuntu Phone!


UBports Has A Lot Of Work This Summer For Letting Ubuntu Touch Live On - Phoronix
01 Jun 2017

UBports Has A Lot Of Work This Summer For Letting Ubuntu Touch Live On  Phoronix

It's now been nearly two months since Canonical announced they were abandoning their Unity 8 / Ubuntu Phone dreams and about the same amount of time ...


Ubuntu Touch: The smartphone Ubuntu Linux arrives - ZDNet
21 Oct 2013

Ubuntu Touch: The smartphone Ubuntu Linux arrives  ZDNet

Ubuntu 13.10 is great on the desktop . On smartphones, Saucy Salamander, aka Ubuntu Touch, is still a work in progress. That said, for mobile programmers ...


Linux phone battery bug: Purism's Librem 5 delayed until April 2019 - ZDNet
05 Sep 2018

Linux phone battery bug: Purism's Librem 5 delayed until April 2019  ZDNet

Purism gave its Librem 5 phone an updated SoC, but found it has a battery-draining bug that's delayed production.


How KaiOS claimed the third-place mobile crown - Engadget
26 Feb 2019

How KaiOS claimed the third-place mobile crown  Engadget

In December 2015, Mozilla announced it would be abandoning Firefox OS as a smartphone platform. Many assumed the company's withdrawal would kill any ...


3 Linux Smartphone Operating Systems You Can Install Today - MakeUseOf
03 Dec 2017

3 Linux Smartphone Operating Systems You Can Install Today  MakeUseOf

Sick of Android? Don't want to be part of a proprietary ecosystem? Security and privacy are becoming increasingly important for smartphone users, but what is ...


How the Terminal makes Ubuntu Touch worth using - Network World
08 Sep 2014

How the Terminal makes Ubuntu Touch worth using  Network World

One YouTube video showing the Ubuntu Touch Terminal app in action changed my mind about the mobile OS.


Khadas Vim3 SBC starts at $100 with NPU-equipped Amlogic A311D - LinuxGizmos.com
25 Jun 2019

Khadas Vim3 SBC starts at $100 with NPU-equipped Amlogic A311D  LinuxGizmos.com

The open-spec “Khadas Vim3” SBC is on pre-order for $100 (2GB/16GB) or $140 (4GB/32GB) with an Amlogic A311D with a 5-TOPS NPU instead of the ...


Ditching Windows: 2 Weeks With Ubuntu Linux On The Dell XPS 13 - Forbes
19 Jul 2018

Ditching Windows: 2 Weeks With Ubuntu Linux On The Dell XPS 13  Forbes

After more than 2 decades relying on Windows, I was finally pushed over the edge and into the embrace of Ubuntu Linux. I haven't looked back.


How to add more VPN setup options on your Ubuntu Touch device - TechRepublic
20 May 2016

How to add more VPN setup options on your Ubuntu Touch device  TechRepublic

If you find the default VPN options on Ubuntu Touch lacking, here's how to expand the available options with the help of a third-party click package.


Exploring Ubuntu Touch, the other Linux OS for your phone - Ars Technica
12 May 2013

Exploring Ubuntu Touch, the other Linux OS for your phone  Ars Technica

The chances are good that if you're buying a smartphone or tablet in 2013, you're buying something with iOS or Android on it. The two operating systems loom ...


How to set a static wireless connection on Ubuntu Touch - TechRepublic
03 Jun 2016

How to set a static wireless connection on Ubuntu Touch  TechRepublic

Jack Wallen walks you through the rather cumbersome steps of setting up a static wireless network connection in the Ubuntu Touch mobile platform.


Calm Down! Skype for Web HAS NOT Dropped Support for Linux - It's FOSS
11 Mar 2019

Calm Down! Skype for Web HAS NOT Dropped Support for Linux  It's FOSS

The rumors are not true. Skype for Web is working fine on Linux via Google Chrome and other Chromium based web browsers. Skype fans can relax now.


Hands-on with the Ubuntu Touch Linux smartphone - InfoWorld
22 Feb 2013

Hands-on with the Ubuntu Touch Linux smartphone  InfoWorld

Developers got their first hands-on peek yesterday of Canonical's Ubuntu Touch OS for mobile phones, with the release of the first developer beta. So did I.


Ubuntu Linux 18 Bionic Beaver - Review 2018 - PCMag UK
05 Sep 2018

Ubuntu Linux 18 Bionic Beaver - Review 2018  PCMag UK

For consumers, coders, and enterprises, Ubuntu Linux 18.04 is a free, customizable, and highly usable alternative to both macOS and Windows. However ...


Open Source Smartphone Librem 5 Will Officially Support Ubuntu Touch - Fossbytes
25 Apr 2018

Open Source Smartphone Librem 5 Will Officially Support Ubuntu Touch  Fossbytes

As per an official blog post, Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system will be supported and integrated with Librem 5 hardware. The users of the smartphone will ...


Ubuntu Touch finalized, first phones coming this year - PCWorld
26 Sep 2014

Ubuntu Touch finalized, first phones coming this year  PCWorld

The audacious Ubuntu Edge smartphone may have fizzled out, but Ubuntu Touch lives on--and it just hit 'release to manufacturing' status.


Android Apps Will Soon Run On Ubuntu Touch Mobile OS With “Anbox” - Fossbytes
24 Dec 2017

Android Apps Will Soon Run On Ubuntu Touch Mobile OS With “Anbox”  Fossbytes

In a new development, to attract more users, UBports has announced the inauguration of Project Anbox, popularly known as Anbox (short for Android-in-a-Box), ...


Tool Lets You Easily Install the Ubuntu Touch OS on Your Mobile Devices - Exclusive - Softpedia News
17 Oct 2016

Tool Lets You Easily Install the Ubuntu Touch OS on Your Mobile Devices - Exclusive  Softpedia News

Softpedia was just informed by Marius Quabeck from UbuntuFun.de about a new tool that lets users super easily install the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating ...


Not digging Android? Stable Ubuntu Touch OS build launched - Pocket-lint.com
17 Oct 2013

Not digging Android? Stable Ubuntu Touch OS build launched  Pocket-lint.com

Canonical has launched Ubuntu Touch OS - a slick mobile version of Ubuntu. The public release follows testing with developers over the summer, in an effort.


Mir Made Good Progress Over The Holidays With Porting To Debian & Alpine, ARM Mali - Phoronix
11 Jan 2019

Mir Made Good Progress Over The Holidays With Porting To Debian & Alpine, ARM Mali  Phoronix

Canonical's Mir display server is off to a good start for 2019 with a lot of work and pet projects being worked on over the holidays by the developers involved.


How to run a network scan on your Ubuntu Touch device - TechRepublic
26 May 2016

How to run a network scan on your Ubuntu Touch device  TechRepublic

Ubuntu Touch users can install a handy network scanner that serves serves as a front-end for the nmap scanning tool. Learn how to install and use Network ...


Ubuntu Touch OTA-15 Has Been Officially Released for Ubuntu Phones and Tablets - Softpedia News
07 Feb 2017

Ubuntu Touch OTA-15 Has Been Officially Released for Ubuntu Phones and Tablets  Softpedia News

We've been informed earlier by Canonical's Łukasz Zemczak, via an email announcement, that the Ubuntu Touch OTA-15 software update has been officially ...


Ubuntu Linux 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish is finally available for download! - BetaNews
18 Oct 2018

Ubuntu Linux 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish is finally available for download!  BetaNews

There has never been a better time to be a Linux enthusiast. There are so many great distributions from which to choose, including elementary OS 5 Juno, Linux ...


How to access SMB shares from Ubuntu Touch - TechRepublic
24 May 2016

How to access SMB shares from Ubuntu Touch  TechRepublic

Your Ubuntu Touch device will not connect to SMB shares out of the box. Fear not, as Jack Wallen shows how easy it is to add that feature to the platform.


How to sync your Google Calendar with Ubuntu Touch - TechRepublic
19 May 2016

How to sync your Google Calendar with Ubuntu Touch  TechRepublic

Ubuntu Touch users, you'll notice the platform is not syncing your Google Calendar. Jack Wallen shows how to resolve this issue.


Ubuntu Touch now supports Convergence over wireless display - SlashGear
01 Jun 2016

Ubuntu Touch now supports Convergence over wireless display  SlashGear

Canonical has just released the latest major update to the Ubuntu Touch mobile OS and it is really a major one, especially for owners of Ubuntu Touch.


Ubuntu Touch, Firefox OS, and Tizen: The good, the bad, and the ugly new OSes - CNET
28 Feb 2013

Ubuntu Touch, Firefox OS, and Tizen: The good, the bad, and the ugly new OSes  CNET

Ubuntu Touch, Firefox OS, and Tizen have been unveiled at MWC as Android challengers -- but the mobile industry is backing the wrong horses.


Microsoft and Canonical release Ubuntu Linux virtual machine image for Hyper-V Quick Create - BetaNews
17 Sep 2018

Microsoft and Canonical release Ubuntu Linux virtual machine image for Hyper-V Quick Create  BetaNews

Linux may be the future of computing, but Windows is the present -- on the desktop, at least. For now, both business and home users are wise to stick with ...


What to expect from the first generation of Ubuntu smartphones (hands-on) - Engadget
27 Feb 2014

What to expect from the first generation of Ubuntu smartphones (hands-on)  Engadget

The Ubuntu Touch smartphone OS has come a long way, but it still has further to plod before it's ready for market - all Canonical will tell us that it hopes t...


Samsung Linux on DeX beta hands-on: do almost everything on your phone - SlashGear
13 Nov 2018

Samsung Linux on DeX beta hands-on: do almost everything on your phone  SlashGear

Google seems to be pushing Chrome OS as the one platform to rule them all. Samsung now seems to be singing a slightly different tune, but one that,


Surface Go with Linux Review: almost the perfect open source notepad - SlashGear
25 Dec 2018

Surface Go with Linux Review: almost the perfect open source notepad  SlashGear

You have probably had your fill of Surface Go reviews that seem to split the tech world in two. You've also most likely seen the brawls between the Surface Go.


ExTiX 19.3 Is the First OS to Ship with Linux Kernel 5.0, Based on Ubuntu 19.04 - Softpedia News
08 Mar 2019

ExTiX 19.3 Is the First OS to Ship with Linux Kernel 5.0, Based on Ubuntu 19.04  Softpedia News

ExTiX 19.3 Build 190307 is now available for download.


Interview: Jolla (Sailfish OS) CEO Sami Pienimäki - TechCentral
24 May 2019

Interview: Jolla (Sailfish OS) CEO Sami Pienimäki  TechCentral

In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod is joined by Jolla CEO Sami Pienimäki to talk about the implications for the world of smartphone operating ...


First truly open-source smartphone? Necuno unveils its KDE on Linux handset - ZDNet
30 Nov 2018

First truly open-source smartphone? Necuno unveils its KDE on Linux handset  ZDNet

Necuno hopes its forthcoming Linux smartphone will offer users an escape from the walled gardens created by Google and Apple.


Review: the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Laptop - Linux Journal
12 Nov 2018

Review: the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Laptop  Linux Journal

A look at Dell's thin and sleek XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop that now ships with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS pre-installed. Canonical recently made an official ...


PureOS: One Linux for both PCs and smartphones - ZDNet
07 Mar 2019

PureOS: One Linux for both PCs and smartphones  ZDNet

One operating system for two platforms? It's an old idea, which has never worked out, but the Linux laptop and smartphone company Purism is giving it another ...


Canonical Releases Linux Kernel Security Patch for Ubuntu 18.10, Update Now - Softpedia News
07 Mar 2019

Canonical Releases Linux Kernel Security Patch for Ubuntu 18.10, Update Now  Softpedia News

HWE kernel patch also available for Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS users.


Best Open Source Android Alternative OS for Smartphones - Get Droid Tips
27 May 2019

Best Open Source Android Alternative OS for Smartphones  Get Droid Tips

Here we have mentioned a few Open-Source Android-based alternative operating system for smartphones, which you can try rather than the Stock Android.


UBPorts bringing Android app support to Ubuntu phones (via Anbox) - Liliputing
26 Dec 2017

UBPorts bringing Android app support to Ubuntu phones (via Anbox)  Liliputing

After Canonical essentially gave up on developing Ubuntu Linux software for smartphones earlier this year, a group of developers at UBPorts decided to pick up ...


UBports is keeping the Ubuntu Phone dream alive (through third-party development) - Liliputing
05 Jun 2017

UBports is keeping the Ubuntu Phone dream alive (through third-party development)  Liliputing

The company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system may have given up on Ubuntu for phones and tablets. But as expected, third-party developers ...


First look at the PinePhone dev kit running KDE Plasma Mobile & PostmarketOS - Liliputing
11 Apr 2019

First look at the PinePhone dev kit running KDE Plasma Mobile & PostmarketOS  Liliputing

The folks at Pine64 are working on a Linux-powered smartphone that could sell for as little as $149. It's called the PinePhone, and the team unveiled the project ...


Ubuntu Touch takes a huge step towards Convergence in OTA-12 - SlashGear
28 Jul 2016

Ubuntu Touch takes a huge step towards Convergence in OTA-12  SlashGear

Ubuntu has a very ambitious goal with Ubuntu Touch. It proposed an operating system that could work equally on any capable device, a smartphone that can ...


Mir 1.1 Is Releasing Soon With Experimental X11 Support & NVIDIA Binary Blob Handling - Phoronix
30 Nov 2018

Mir 1.1 Is Releasing Soon With Experimental X11 Support & NVIDIA Binary Blob Handling  Phoronix

Ubuntu's Mir team will soon be releasing their Mir 1.1 display server release in the days ahead with this first post-1.0 stable update of this re-shifted project that ...


Google is using the Honor Play to test Fuchsia OS - Notebookcheck.net
23 Nov 2018

Google is using the Honor Play to test Fuchsia OS  Notebookcheck.net

A commit posted to Fuchsia's source code management hub last night showed that a Huawei engineer was able to boot the Fuchsia kernel (Zircon) on the Honor ...


Ubuntu 14.04.6 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Released with Patched APT Package Manager - Softpedia News
07 Mar 2019

Ubuntu 14.04.6 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Released with Patched APT Package Manager  Softpedia News

Canonical released today the sixth point release to the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system series to address the recently discovered security ...


Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) Is Now Available in Microsoft's Hyper-V Gallery - Softpedia News
07 May 2019

Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) Is Now Available in Microsoft's Hyper-V Gallery  Softpedia News

Canonical announced today that its recently released Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) operating system is now available as an optimized desktop image in ...


KaiOS may succeed where Android Go Edition has failed - Android Police
27 Mar 2019

KaiOS may succeed where Android Go Edition has failed  Android Police

Competition is always good for any market, but when it comes to smartphone platforms, there have only been two viable choices for the better part of a... by ...


Huawei's smartphone OS aims to challenge iOS/Android dominance: Can it succeed? - TechRepublic
03 Dec 2018

Huawei's smartphone OS aims to challenge iOS/Android dominance: Can it succeed?  TechRepublic

Huawei is developing their own OS as a contingency plan in the event US sanctions make using Android unviable. In a crowded market, is there room for a third ...


GNOME 3.32 Desktop Environment to Feature Fractional Scaling on Wayland - Softpedia News
07 Mar 2019

GNOME 3.32 Desktop Environment to Feature Fractional Scaling on Wayland  Softpedia News

The feature will be implemented in GNOME Shell and Mutter.


The 2018 XPS 13 Developer’s Edition—Have it your way on a “just works” Linux laptop - Ars Technica
12 Dec 2018

The 2018 XPS 13 Developer’s Edition—Have it your way on a “just works” Linux laptop  Ars Technica

Dell made a lot of hardware changes to the 2018 XPS—do they play nice with Ubuntu 18.04?


Ubuntu Touch prepped for 20+ smartphones and tablets - ZDNet
26 Feb 2013

Ubuntu Touch prepped for 20+ smartphones and tablets  ZDNet

Developers are working to bring the Ubuntu Touch operating system to more than 20 varieties of smartphone and tablet.


Ubuntu Touch: a Linux OS breaks onto smartphones and tablets - The Verge
06 Feb 2013

Ubuntu Touch: a Linux OS breaks onto smartphones and tablets  The Verge

One of Linux's biggest players is heading to mobile. The new Ubuntu has a gesture heavy interface and will be entering the market amid a number of mature ...


Ubuntu for tablets unveiled: A crazy idea that might just work - ExtremeTech
19 Feb 2013

Ubuntu for tablets unveiled: A crazy idea that might just work  ExtremeTech

Canonical has unveiled the tablet interface for Ubuntu, and the key features of Ubuntu Touch — the version of Ubuntu that will run on ARM smartphones and ...


Ubuntu Touch OS Is Now Being Ported to the OnePlus X Android Smartphone - Softpedia News
18 Mar 2016

Ubuntu Touch OS Is Now Being Ported to the OnePlus X Android Smartphone  Softpedia News

The port has been created with the new portcraft tool.


You Should Not Compare Ubuntu Touch with Android or Any Other OS - Softpedia News
28 Jun 2015

You Should Not Compare Ubuntu Touch with Android or Any Other OS  Softpedia News

Now that Ubuntu Touch is in the hands of actual users, one of the most common critiques is that it doesn't feel like a finished product and it cannot compete with ...


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