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  • Ubuntu Dual Boot
    Ubuntu, Android dual boot installer released for developer testing
    Ubuntu software creator, Canonical announced a new feature Monday (Dec.23) that allows a single device to run both Android and Ubuntu software. Ubuntu Dual Boot will allow users to easily switch between each OS, eliminating the need to enter...
  • Ubuntu
    A Look At Linux: The Prologue
    After explaining to the vast majority of my friends and family that I work with computers I always get asked the question. "Are you a Mac or a PC guy?" -- I'm neither. I'm not a Linux guy either to be honest, I'm just a...
  • Ubuntu phones
    Ubuntu Edge crowdfunding effort falls far short of goal
    An effort to crowdfund the development of the Ubuntu Edge smartphone has fallen far, far short of its mark. As reported on Thursday by The Verge, Canonical had set a goal of raising $32 million through Indiegogo -- in a month's time.However,...
  • The private benefits of Ubuntu Edge
    The private benefits of Ubuntu Edge
    The folks behind Ubuntu, one of the most popular Linux distributions out there, has already made headlines after launching the most ambitious goal crowd funding has ever seen, with a goal of $32,000,000. The campaign is the single deciding factor...
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela, Trayvon Martin, and Ubuntu
    What better way to honor Nelson Mandela on his 95th birthday today than to reflect on his concept of Ubuntu? “Ubuntu,” a word from the Bantu languages of southern Africa, roughly translated “I am because we are,” sums up...
  • Ubuntu
    Ubuntu developer preview available for Nexus 4, Galaxy Nexus on Feb. 21
    Those wondering if they would have to search far and wide for a Galaxy Nexus smartphone to flash with the upcoming Ubuntu for Smartphones pre-release can rest a little easier. Canonical, the company behind the new platform, has extended the...
  • Ubuntu Package Search
    Ubuntu Packages Search gets updated look (Photos)
    The Ubuntu Packages Search page has been updated to match Ubuntu's new branding scheme introduced back in 2010. According to the fine folks over at OMG Ubuntu!, this area of the Ubuntu website is one of the last areas to get updated.What does...
  • Ubuntu for phones displayed at CES
    Ubuntu for phones displayed at CES
    The 2013 International Consumer Electronic Show has kicked off, and Ubuntu for phones is available as a hands on demo over at the Canonical booth.According to Phil Nickinson over at Android Central, “The Ubuntu OS, in its form we saw demoed...
  • Ubuntu for phones camera
    Canonical's track record does not bode well for Ubuntu for phones
    Canonical unveiled Ubuntu for phones only two days ago, but skepticism is abound. The company is marred by a history of big reveals that are not followed up with commercial devices or downloadable software.“We finally get to see Ubuntu for a...
  • Ubuntu for Phones
    Canonical ushers in 2013 with Ubuntu for Phones unveiling
    Canonical, the corporate backer of the popular Ubuntu desktop, brought in the new year by introducing its new Ubuntu for Phones platform. This new mobile offering hopes to be available come 2014 on entry-level handsets around the world.Ubuntu is...
  • Galaxy Nexus
    Ubuntu for Android unveiled, set to release 'the full power of the phone'
    Ubuntu is a well-known Linux distribution, and since Android is based on Linux -- well, it's obvious what's coming. After announcing Ubuntu for Android in February of 2012, Canonical has finally unveiled the new platform.The new Android...
  • South Africa
    Ubuntu: Spirit of South Africa
    In reflecting on my time spent in South Africa one theme repeatedly continues to arise: that I am drawn to Africa and can’t believe it took me 40 years to finally get there! Being in the coffee industry, my husband Chris had been to Africa...
  • Linux Penguin
    Ten reasons why not to switch to Linux
    Anyone familiar with the world of computing is probably no stranger to the Linux pitch. It's quite hard to miss actually. The Linux open-source operating system (OS) has rapidly spawned fanfare globally since its inception in the early 80'...
  • Sphere in Compiz Fusion
    Compiz adds bling-bling to blah-blah in Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat.
    Although there is nothing blah with the Ubuntu interface and desktop, one must accessorize to fit the ones own personality and needs. The desktop should dance; the mouse must be able to create magic within the desktop.And Compiz Fusion on an...
  • LinuxLive USB Creator
    Nashville is putting a boot-up in Linux.
    Wow Nashville we’ve all made it back and ready to get down to the boot of things. For those just arriving since this is a series of articles, may we suggest reading the previous article Nashville, You have the Right to Boot. Linux Live Boot...