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ReactOS, the open source Windows clone, has a new release out

Open source Windows OS clone ReactOS has just made a new version available to download. Take a look at new features shipping in ReactOS 0.4.9, and learn how to download and install it for yourself.

23 July 2018
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A Forbes Writer Spent 2 Weeks Using Ubuntu, This is What He Thought…

It’s a tale as old as time: laptop user gets frustrated by Windows, tries Ubuntu, falls in love, and computes happily ever after… A classic love story — one Hollywood has yet to use as […]

20 July 2018
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Help Test the New Ubuntu Server Installer

Got much planned this weekend? I only ask because Canonical’s server bods are currently looking for wily folks to help them test an improved version of the new Ubuntu Server installer. Subiquity Ubuntu Server 18.04 debuted […]

19 July 2018
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This Infographic Reveals the Scale of Ubuntu’s Success

Ever wondered just how widely used Ubuntu is? Well, wonder no more! Canonical has put together a new infographic to highlight the scale and success Ubuntu has achieved across an enviable assortment of computing sectors. And […]

10 July 2018

Ubuntu Studio Have Released a Free Guide to Audio Production on Linux

Anyone looking to get started with audio and music production on Ubuntu Studio now have an excellent guide to assist them. The Ubuntu Studio Audio Handbook is comprehensive (and totally free) guide to digital recording and audio […]

3 July 2018

SUSE Linux Sold in $2.5 Billion Deal

SUSE, the open source software company,  has been sold to a Swedish private equity firm. EQT Partners will acquire SUSE from current owners Micro Focus in a deal worth $2.5 billion USD and is expected to close in early […]

1 July 2018
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Google is Now a Platinum Member of The Linux Foundation

Google is now a Platinum member of The Linux Foundation. A long-time member of the non-profit organisation, Google has chosen to increase the amount of money it donates to the foundation from $100k a year to […]

1 July 2018
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The Average Ubuntu Install Takes 18 Minutes (And Other Stats)

Did you know that the average Ubuntu install takes just 18 minutes? That’s one of several nuggets of information Canonical has collected (and now revealed) thanks to the new “Ubuntu Report” tool included in Ubuntu […]

23 June 2018
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Microsoft Buys GitHub and FOSS Fans Aren’t Happy

Microsoft is buying GitHub. According to a Bloomberg report Microsoft has agreed to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion. The code hosting site was recently valued at $2 billion. Update: It’s now official. But should open source software […]

3 June 2018

Ubuntu Studio Plans a Reboot for 18.10 release

Do you use Ubuntu Studio? Chances are you don’t — but the team behind the creatively curated community spin hope that’ll change in the near future. Plans are afoot to “reboot” Ubuntu Studio for its […]

16 April 2018
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Improved Flathub Website Makes It Easier to Find Flatpak Apps

It just got a whole heap easier to find and install Flatpak apps on Linux distros like Ubuntu. A new version of the Flathub website is now live on Flathub.org, albeit in beta. The improved front-end […]

7 April 2018
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Geary User Survey: Are You a Filer, or a Piler?

What kind of email user are you: piler or filer? “Pile…File… what?” you’re probably thinking. I know I was when Geary pinged over a new user survey asking me this exact same question. But it all […]

16 March 2018