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Linux Mint 17.2 offers desktop familiarity and responds to user wants

These days, the desktop OSes grabbing headlines have, for the most part, left the traditional desktop behind in favor of ...
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One Ubuntu PC maker is kicking Adobe Flash off its Linux systems

System76, a Denver-based vendor of Ubuntu Linux laptops and desktops, has stopped pre-loading Flash on its machines. The company is ...
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Kubuntu’s Jonathan Riddell Says Ubuntu Policy Is Still Lacking

Kubuntu's Jonathan Riddell talked about the recent changes to the licensing procedures on the Ubuntu project, and he said that ...
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What the Ubuntu IP Announcement means

The announcement by the FSF and Software Freedom Conservancy has a lot of jargon in it so to help people ...
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Canonical and Free Software Foundation come to open-source licensing terms

For years, Canonical and Ubuntu have been accused of playing fast and loose with Linux-related licenses. Now, Canonical and the ...
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Microsoft adds limited support for Linux on Azure cloud

Microsoft has done the previously unthinkable and said it will now provide “limited support for major Linux distributions, third-party and ...
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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Phone Release Date

Mark your calendars. The Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Phone will be on sale, directly from Meizu, from Thursday the 25th June ...
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Announcing Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon: Core

A year and a half ago, we forged a partnership with the Apache Software Foundation to become the producer of ...
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BQ Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition Is Now Available for Sale

The latest Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition from the Spanish company BQ is now available for purchase on the official ...
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Apple’s Decision to Open Source Swift Met with Developer Applause

Apple this week made an announcement worthy of applause and, indeed, the news received the loudest applause of opening day ...
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Ubuntu laptops available for pre-order with Ebuyer.com

Electronic Commerce Retailer Ebuyer has launched a series of AMD-based HP laptops preloaded with Ubuntu. These devices are perfect for ...
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Unity 8 Won’t Be Very Different Visually from Unity 7

Unity 8 is not ready for regular use, but Canonical is improving it all the time. Users need to know ...
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