Ubuntu Pro Is Now Available to Everyone

Canonical has announced the general availability of Ubuntu Pro, a security subscription service for the popular Linux distro.

Linux Distro Reviews: Gnome

Gnome is the most popular desktop environment (DE) available for Linux, but it is easily the most controversial and the hardest to rate.

Ubuntu’s Canonical Throws Its Weight Behind the Unity Desktop…Again

Canonical has announced Ubuntu Unity will once again be an official flavor of the venerable Linux distribution (distro).

Nvidia Is Finally Open-Sourcing Its Linux GPU Kernel Drivers

Nvidia is — at long last — open-sourcing its GPU kernel drivers for Linux, potentially ending a major pain point for users.

Microsoft Edge for Linux Getting Sign-In and Sync Support

Microsoft is adding sign-in and sync support to the Linux version of its Edge web browser.

Linux Mint May Resort to Windows 10-Style Forced Updates

Linux Mint is considering measures to keep users up-to-date, including Windows 10-style forced updates.

Corellium Successfully Runs Ubuntu Linux on M1 Mac

Corellium has announced it has Ubuntu Linux running on an M1 Mac, in what is described as a “completely usable” experience.

Flutter Can Now Be Used to Create Ubuntu Linux Apps

Canonical and Google have partnered to add Linux as one of the target platforms for the Flutter framework.

Canonical Announces Anbox Cloud: ‘Scalable Android In The Cloud’

Canonical, the makers of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, have announced the release of Anbox Cloud, a “scalable android in the cloud” platform, according to a press release. Anbox Cloud will enable “enterprises and service providers to deliver mobile applications…

Percona XtraDB Cluster, Toolkit For MySQL and XtraBackup Included In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Percona recently announced that Percona XtraDB Cluster, Percona Toolkit for MySQL, and Percona XtraBackup are now included in the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Long Term Support) release of Linux. Percona XtraDB Cluster is also now certified for the Red Hat Enterprise…

Ubuntu Touch Finally Has Hardware Partners

Last year, Canonical unveiled its plan to upend the mobile industry with Ubuntu Touch. The mobile friendly version of Linux already runs on a wide variety of Android devices, but the company wants to start producing Ubuntu Touch hardware as…

Ubuntu 13.10 Is Now Available, Supports Nexus Devices

In February, Canonical announced that Ubuntu would make its way to mobile devices in October. Since then, it’s been a crazy year for the Linux-distribution, from a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign that ultimately failed to a big push in getting Ubuntu…

Ubuntu Edge Doesn’t Reach $32 Million In Funding, Canonical Remains Optimistic

The Ubuntu Edge was a highly ambitious smartphone with an equally ambitious Indiegogo campaign. Canonical hoped to raise $32 million in a month to fund the creation of what it saw as the future of smartphones, but it only managed…

Ubuntu Wants $32 Million To Make A Smartphone

Ubuntu announced earlier this year that it was bringing its unique flavor of Linux to smartphones and tablets. At the time, it said that it was working with carriers to bring hardware to the market. Now it’s taking its plea…

Ubuntu Developer Preview Coming To More Android Devices

Last week, Canonical released the Ubuntu Developer Preview for Google’s most recent Nexus devices. Developers immediately got to work and began porting Ubuntu to other Android devices. The results of their work are starting to show as more devices are…

Canonical Is Bringing Ubuntu To Tablets

Ubuntu is set to take the world by storm this year by coming to smartphones, smart TVs and more desktops than ever before. Now it’s time for Ubuntu to tackle the final frontier. Canonical announced today that its bringing Ubuntu…

Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 Get Ubuntu Developer Preview On February 21

Canonical announced last week that Ubuntu Mobile would be launching across certain markets in October. The company didn’t say if the U.S. would be included in the initial launch, but U.S. based developers can start developing apps for the platform…

Steam For Linux Out Of Beta, Celebrated With Sale

For the past few months, Valve has been testing its Steam client on Ubuntu, the most popular Linux distribution. During that beta period, many of the games were locked away in beta testing leaving those not invited high and dry.…

The Ubuntu Smartphone Launches In October

2013 is the year of the truly open smartphone. Android kind of fits the bill, but some OEMs lock down their devices. Instead, this year will see the launch of two truly open mobile platforms – Firefox OS and Ubuntu.…

Linux Might Get Microsoft Office In 2014 [Rumor]

After years of being ignored by major software vendors, Linux is starting to get the attention and respect it deserves. The open source OS has already nabbed a major partner in Valve as the company is working on bringing Steam…