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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 ...


We desperately need a new mobile operating system - AndroidPIT
28 Nov 2018

We desperately need a new mobile operating system  AndroidPIT

I'm serious, I need a new operating system on my smartphone. What happened to innovation? Why is there nothing new? Why doesn't anyone dare compete ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


How To Wirelessly Connect Your Android Phone To Ubuntu - Technology Zimbabwe
13 Dec 2018

How To Wirelessly Connect Your Android Phone To Ubuntu  Technology Zimbabwe

My esteemed colleague has already written a guide on how you can connect your phone to Windows. Being an Ubuntu user it is now left to me to write a guide ...


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 ...


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, ...


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 its own operating system for use on smartphones, putting the company in direct competition with iOS and Android. These plans were ...


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 ...


Is the Librem 5 the most secure cellphone ever? - The Daily Dot
08 Dec 2018

Is the Librem 5 the most secure cellphone ever?  The Daily Dot

Upon Edward Snowden's revelation of the existence of the PRISM program, the age of the digital privacy gold rush began. Anonymity—which was before only ...


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?


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.


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 ...


SwitchArcade Round-Up: 'SEGA AGES Phantasy Star', 'Atari Flashback Classics', 'Metal Slug 5', and More Highlight Today's New Releases - Touch Arcade
13 Dec 2018

SwitchArcade Round-Up: 'SEGA AGES Phantasy Star', 'Atari Flashback Classics', 'Metal Slug 5', and More Highlight Today's New Releases  Touch Arcade

Hello, gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for December 13th, 2018. It's the time of the week when new releases hit, and since I am ...


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), ...


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


Apple cuts production orders for all new iPhones - PocketNow
19 Nov 2018

Apple cuts production orders for all new iPhones  PocketNow

According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Apple has reduced the orders with its suppliers for all three new iPhone models.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


Touch-panel computer for forklifts runs Android or Ubuntu - LinuxGizmos.com
05 Jul 2018

Touch-panel computer for forklifts runs Android or Ubuntu  LinuxGizmos.com

Winmate's rugged “FM10A VMC” touch-panel computer is designed for forklifts and runs Android 6.0 or Ubuntu 16.04 on an i.MX6 Dual. It offers a 10.4-inch HD ...


The Last Independent Mobile OS - Motherboard
14 Dec 2018

The Last Independent Mobile OS  Motherboard

Alternative mobile operating systems have come and gone over the years, but only Sailfish has survived the iOS and Android duopoly.


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 ...


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 ...


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

8 Reasons Why You Should Stick With Ubuntu Linux  MakeUseOf

Canonical's Ubuntu operating system remains the most popular version of desktop Linux. But once the company stopped developing its own Unity interface, ...


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 ...


​How to upgrade to Ubuntu Linux 18.04 - ZDNet
23 Apr 2018

​How to upgrade to Ubuntu Linux 18.04  ZDNet

With Ubuntu 18.04 Linux, the next long-term support version, coming out shortly, it's time to go over how to upgrade this popular Linux distribution.


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 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.


7 Reasons to Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - MakeUseOf
27 Mar 2018

7 Reasons to Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS  MakeUseOf

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is the latest long-term support release of the most popular Linux operating system. Here's why you should upgrade Ubuntu to the latest ...


How I Quit Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon - Motherboard
14 Dec 2018

How I Quit Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon  Motherboard

A reflection on my month without Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Amazon, plus a how-to guide if you want to quit the biggest companies in tech.


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

I've been working with the Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition for a while now. It's a nice piece of technology that finally offers the Ubuntu Touch platform the power ...


5 Reasons You Should Switch From Windows To Linux Right Now - Forbes
23 Jul 2018

5 Reasons You Should Switch From Windows To Linux Right Now  Forbes

When I published the highlights of my journey switching from Windows to Linux on my everyday laptop, I was floored at the engagement it received across all ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


Ubuntu flings 14.04 LTS users a security lifeline, chats some more about Hyper-V - The Register
20 Sep 2018

Ubuntu flings 14.04 LTS users a security lifeline, chats some more about Hyper-V  The Register

Ubuntu-slinger Canonical has assured us that 14.04 LTS users need not fear the impending end of life of the OS next year, and confirmed it will keep security ...


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!


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

3 Linux Smartphone Operating Systems You Can Install Today  MakeUseOf

Want to install Linux on your smartphone? Get started by trying out these Linux mobile solutions for smartphones and tablets.


Visible is offering a $50 Amazon card if you sign your iPhone up for service - PocketNow
16 Dec 2018

Visible is offering a $50 Amazon card if you sign your iPhone up for service  PocketNow

Verizon's testing a new take on cell *service* which cuts down on resources to deliver affordable connectivity. Why not make it more affordable for Christmas?


Ubuntu Now Shipping On The Dell Precision 5530 Developer Edition - Phoronix
31 Aug 2018

Ubuntu Now Shipping On The Dell Precision 5530 Developer Edition  Phoronix

Announced back in May by Dell was an Ubuntu option for their new (2018) xx30 series Precision laptops. They previously began shipping the Ubuntu-loaded ...


You can pre-order System76's Linux-powered open source 'Thelio' computer next month - BetaNews
27 Sep 2018

You can pre-order System76's Linux-powered open source 'Thelio' computer next month  BetaNews

When you buy a System76 computer today, you aren't buying a machine manufactured by the company. Instead, the company works with other makers to obtain ...


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 will be stable by the end of May - ExtremeTech
10 May 2013

Ubuntu Touch will be stable by the end of May  ExtremeTech

Canonical announced Ubuntu for phones back in January, and then quickly promised to ship hardware by October of this year. Now, developers of the Ubuntu ...


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.


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.


​Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: The Linux for AI, clouds, and containers - ZDNet
26 Apr 2018

​Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: The Linux for AI, clouds, and containers  ZDNet

Ubuntu will still live on as a desktop operating system, but that's not where Canonical sees it as having its greatest potential.


First Ubuntu Touch smartphone due before 2015 - Tech News - The Star Online
17 Sep 2014

First Ubuntu Touch smartphone due before 2015 - Tech News  The Star Online

Mozilla, with its Firefox OS, isn't the only player aiming to offer a reliable, competitive and affordable alternative to Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Ubuntu ...


Ubuntu Touch OS wins its first smartphone partner - CNET
10 Dec 2013

Ubuntu Touch OS wins its first smartphone partner  CNET

Canonical has inked its first deal with partner who'll put the Linux-basd operating system on its phones, founder Mark Shuttleworth reveals.


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 ...


You Can Help Ubuntu This Weekend Test The Near-Final Cosmic Cuttlefish - Phoronix
14 Oct 2018

You Can Help Ubuntu This Weekend Test The Near-Final Cosmic Cuttlefish  Phoronix

If all goes well, the Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" release will happen on 18 October but for that to happen they could use your help this weekend testing their ...


Ubuntu Touch OS features detailed in purported walkthrough video - NDTV
14 Apr 2014

Ubuntu Touch OS features detailed in purported walkthrough video  NDTV

Ubuntu's much-anticipated mobile OS, the Ubuntu Touch, has allegedly been spotted running on a Meizu MX3 smartphone.


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 ...


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

I will state this right out of the gate: The process of setting a static wireless connection on Ubuntu Touch should be much easier. Yes, you can add a static IP ...


Ubuntu Touch may be our last hope for a Linux tablet - Network World
08 Jul 2014

Ubuntu Touch may be our last hope for a Linux tablet  Network World

The KDE-powered Vivaldi tablet project has been killed, leaving Ubuntu Touch as our only hope for a Linux-first tablet.


How to install Ubuntu Touch on the Google Nexus 7 - TechRadar UK
06 Apr 2013

How to install Ubuntu Touch on the Google Nexus 7  TechRadar UK

Run the latest Ubuntu Touch on your Nexus device - here's how to install it from a Windows PC.


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 ...


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.


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 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.


Mir 1.0 Released For "Next-Generation of Graphical Solutions" - Phoronix
21 Sep 2018

Mir 1.0 Released For "Next-Generation of Graphical Solutions"  Phoronix

As we were expecting over the last few days, the long-awaited release of Mir 1.0 is now available. It's certainly a different beast now than when "Mir 1.0" was ...


Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" Prepares For Its Beta Release - Phoronix
24 Sep 2018

Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" Prepares For Its Beta Release  Phoronix

This evening the "Cosmic Cuttlefish" embarked on its beta freeze ahead of the official Ubuntu 18.10 Beta due out later this week. Ubuntu Release Team member ...


First Ubuntu Touch smartphone ships for $190, unlocked - LinuxGizmos
06 Feb 2015

First Ubuntu Touch smartphone ships for $190, unlocked  LinuxGizmos

Canonical and BQ are launching the first Ubuntu Touch phone — the dual-SIM, quad-core, 4.5-inch “Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition” — for 170 Euros unlocked.


15.6-inch Apollo Lake panel PC supports Fedora, Ubuntu, and Yocto Linux - LinuxGizmos.com
14 Jun 2018

15.6-inch Apollo Lake panel PC supports Fedora, Ubuntu, and Yocto Linux  LinuxGizmos.com

DFI's “KS-156AL” industrial touch-panel PC runs Linux or Windows on Apollo Lake and features a 15.6-inch, 1366 x 768 touchscreen with IP65 protection and ...


Ubuntu 18.04 Review: Tough Love - Datamation
07 May 2018

Ubuntu 18.04 Review: Tough Love  Datamation

This Ubuntu 18.04 review will touch on the areas Linux users need to consider before upgrading or switching to a new distro. Allow me to say: my opinions may ...


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.


One Netbook One Mix 2S mini laptop review - Liliputing
07 Dec 2018

One Netbook One Mix 2S mini laptop review  Liliputing

Imagine a laptop. Now imagine it smaller. No, smaller. So small that it's small enough to fold up and put in your pocket (assuming you have rather large pockets).


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 ...


SwitchArcade Round-Up: 'Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3', Joker from 'Persona 5' in Smash, 'Mortal Kombat 11', TGA Sales, and Oh Yeah, 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' is Out - Touch Arcade
07 Dec 2018

SwitchArcade Round-Up: 'Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3', Joker from 'Persona 5' in Smash, 'Mortal Kombat 11', TGA Sales, and Oh Yeah, 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' is Out  Touch Arcade

Hello, gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for December 7th, 2018. And… hunh. This was quite the day, wasn't it? There's a lot to go ...


The ultra-private Purism Librem 5 phone is a step closer to reality - The Next Web
06 Jun 2018

The ultra-private Purism Librem 5 phone is a step closer to reality  The Next Web

In 2017, San Francisco-based Purism raised $2.5 million via crowdfunding to bring the Librem 5 smartphone to life. The Librem 5 is privacy and ...


Questions and answers: Ubuntu bq tablet - TechRepublic
05 May 2016

Questions and answers: Ubuntu bq tablet  TechRepublic

After Jack Wallen's recent review of the bq Aquaris M10 tablet, he was hit with a number of questions about the tablet. Jack addresses some of those questions ...


Canonical Developers Now Preparing Mir 1.0 For Release With Wayland Support - Phoronix
17 Sep 2018

Canonical Developers Now Preparing Mir 1.0 For Release With Wayland Support  Phoronix

Mir 1.0 was talked about for release last year but at the last minute they reverted it to Mir 0.28. There is now a patch pending that is once again attempting the Mir ...


Ubuntu Touch gets grip on its first phone makers - CNET
19 Feb 2014

Ubuntu Touch gets grip on its first phone makers  CNET

Android rival Ubuntu will be in "mid- to high-end" phones built by BQ and Meizu, the first manufacturers to commit to the British-made OS.


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.


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

Ubuntu Touch prepped for 20+ smartphones and tablets  ZDNet

ubuntu-touch-preview-431x269 The developer preview of the Ubuntu Touch OS was released for Nexus smartphones and tablets last week. Image: Canonical.


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...


Ubuntu touch support dropped for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 (2012), Nexus 10 - Android Central
13 Jan 2014

Ubuntu touch support dropped for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 (2012), Nexus 10  Android Central

The poor Galaxy Nexus just can't catch a break. It, along with the Nexus 10 and the 2012 version of the Nexus 7 have been dropped from Ubuntu Touch support ...


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 Plans To Make Updating Graphics Drivers Much Easier For Gamers - Forbes
18 Oct 2018

Ubuntu Plans To Make Updating Graphics Drivers Much Easier For Gamers  Forbes

Grabbing bleeding edge graphics drivers in Ubuntu isn't difficult, but it's not intuitive for Linux rookies either. That's about to change.


Purism plans to ship first batch of Librem 5 Linux smartphones in April 2019 - Notebookcheck.net
04 Sep 2018

Purism plans to ship first batch of Librem 5 Linux smartphones in April 2019  Notebookcheck.net

Purism's upcoming Linux phone, the Librem 5, has run into some development delays that have pushed its release back 3 months to April 2019. Due to a flaw in ...


Valve Changes Everything: Windows-Exclusive Games Now Run On Steam For Linux - Forbes
22 Aug 2018

Valve Changes Everything: Windows-Exclusive Games Now Run On Steam For Linux  Forbes

I had to blink a few times at today's news from Valve HQ. While we knew it was working on something special to run Windows games on the Steam for Linux ...


Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro can now dual boot ROMs with MultiROM - XDA-Developers
21 Mar 2018

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro can now dual boot ROMs with MultiROM  XDA-Developers

MultiROM is a multi-boot mod for the Redmi Note 5 Pro that can boot any Android ROM and systems like Ubuntu Touch. It can boot from internal memory and ...


Mobile Ubuntu Gamble to Fizzle Out in June - LinuxInsider.com
26 Apr 2017

Mobile Ubuntu Gamble to Fizzle Out in June  LinuxInsider.com

Canonical will end its support for Ubuntu Touch phones and Ubuntu-powered tablets in June, and that it will shut down its app store at the end of this year.


Samsung DeX on the Galaxy Note 9 shows how to transform your smartphone into a PC - BGR India
17 Aug 2018

Samsung DeX on the Galaxy Note 9 shows how to transform your smartphone into a PC  BGR India

The idea of turning a smartphone into a computer isn't something new. The likes of BlackBerry, Microsoft and Canonical, the company that developed Ubuntu ...


Mark Shuttleworth Talks Of New Ubuntu Installer Ideas With HTML5/Electron & Snaps - Phoronix
08 May 2018

Mark Shuttleworth Talks Of New Ubuntu Installer Ideas With HTML5/Electron & Snaps  Phoronix

Mark Shuttleworth has publicly expressed some ideas for a next-generation Ubuntu desktop installer. While Ubuntu Server 18.04 has a brand new installer, the ...


Is /e/ good or bad for mobility? - TechRepublic
03 Oct 2018

Is /e/ good or bad for mobility?  TechRepublic

Android is one of the most widely-used platforms on the planet. iOS is one of the most widely-used mobile operating systems in the United States. For the most ...


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 ...


Is That Ubuntu Touch or Ubuntu Desktop? The Answer Is Both - Softpedia News
13 Nov 2015

Is That Ubuntu Touch or Ubuntu Desktop? The Answer Is Both  Softpedia News

It's getting hard to say which Ubuntu is running on mobiles.


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 Touch to Support Encryption of User Data - Softpedia News
10 Jan 2016

Ubuntu Touch to Support Encryption of User Data  Softpedia News

The Ubuntu Touch operating system is also going to provide support for encryption of user data, developers have revealed. It wasn't a secret that Ubuntu Touch ...


What's new in Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS - Techworld Australia
09 May 2018

What's new in Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS  Techworld Australia

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS “Bionic Beaver” arrives with a default GNOME desktop and a new minimalist install option for desktop users.


Ubuntu 18.10 will come with a new default theme, improved power management, and more - Notebookcheck.net
21 May 2018

Ubuntu 18.10 will come with a new default theme, improved power management, and more  Notebookcheck.net

Scheduled to arrive in October, Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" will still use GNOME but will come with a new default theme called Communitheme, improved ...


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.


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