First Ubuntu Smartphones are Here: Meizu MX3 and BQ Aquaris

First Ubuntu Smartphones are Here: Meizu MX3 and BQ Aquaris

During last year’s MWC convention in Barcelona the one thing that intrigued me the very most was Ubuntu mobile, and their plans to warp their ingenious work from the desktop platform, on a regular consumer phone. Since then, developers had the chance to try this platform for themselves through the help of a modded Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Alongside Tizen and […]

     
 
 

Ubuntu Edge Goes Live on Indiegogo, Seeks $32m Funding [Updated]

Ubuntu Edge Goes Live on Indiegogo, Seeks $32m Funding [Updated]

Crazy as it may sound, Canonical’s ambitious Ubuntu OS for mobile is finally starting to take some shape, but with a twist. Ubuntu Edge, the name of the smartphone to power this ambitious project has just gone live on the popular crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo. Canonical hopes to raise a staggering $32 million of funding from Ubuntu fans and early technology […]

 
     
 
 

Dual-Monitor System: Why & How to Set it up

Dual-Monitor System: Why & How to Set it up

When using a computer for work or for personal use, the desktop space can become overcrowded especially for those that like multi-tasking. Did you ever consider doubling your space by adding another monitor? In spite of the fact that you will pay extra for another monitor, it will be worth every penny. An extra monitor will increase your workflow and […]

 
     
 
 

Hands-off Demo With Ubuntu Phone at CES 2013

Hands-off Demo With Ubuntu Phone at CES 2013    

At CES 2013, we managed to find the Canonical booth where Ubuntu Phone, the latest mobile OS, was being presented. The guys at Canonical were very knowledgeable and presented us with a detailed demo of Ubuntu Phone OS, but didn’t let us play with it. It has enough appealing features that we have recently discussed. And probably it’s just about […]

     
 
 

Ubuntu for Phones Preview: Discussing Features and Potential

Ubuntu for Phones Preview: Discussing Features and Potential

Ubuntu, probably the must used Linux-distribution platform for desktop has long craved to reach smartphones. Since February last year, when the Ubuntu for Android project was first announced, people have dreamt and wondered how would a fully open-source platform look on a every-day mobile phone. Now, thanks to the ambitious minds at Canonical, a team supporting Ubuntu developers since 2012, […]

 
     
 
 

Ubuntu Mobile OS Announced, will Only Arrive Later this Year

Ubuntu Mobile OS Announced, will Only Arrive Later this Year

Ubuntu, one of the big names of the desktop platform industry will make an appearance also on mobile devices, stated today Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical Ltd. The company backing up Ubuntu OS from the past year, has finally made the decision to unveil today a small, but working version of what’s about to come for the mobile industry. […]

     
 
 

Complete Linux Installer App for Android

Complete Linux Installer App for Android

A computer OS running on a smartphone is not a new concept. We have all seen the Windows Phone OS in action and we will see the Windows 8 in few months, also the Android OS developed by Google on the Linux platform, are all derived from a desktop OS. But now, some new and ambitious projects are trying to […]

     
 
 

Canonical Launches Ubuntu Web Apps

Canonical Launches Ubuntu Web Apps

The team at Canonical has impressed us in the past when they announced they were going to make possible the use of Ubuntu on tablets and smartphones. Now, Canonical has announced the Web Apps for the upcoming Ubuntu 12.0, a somehow similar function to the one already existing on the Chrome OS. Canonical wants to bring web apps closer to […]

     
 
 

6 Awesome Tips for Ubuntu Rookies

6 Awesome Tips for Ubuntu Rookies

Guest post by Nick Sotos . Ubuntu is currently rocking as a personal computer OS utility program. Owned and perfected by the South African entrepreneur, Mark Shuttleworth, it is currently distributed as free and open source software with free license to use, improve and distribute it at will. Its amazing features, speed and wonderful customization facilities will almost make a […]

     
 
 

Customize Your Ubuntu to Optimize Your Productivity.

Customize Your Ubuntu to Optimize Your Productivity.

An important note to start with – This guide can be applied with any ‘Gnome’ based desktop. Since I am using Ubuntu 11.04, I am writing this for the same. Let me demonstrate what do I intend to do. I want to change my desktop from this: to this: While I go on about ‘how to‘, I will also point […]