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Microsoft Linux Conference Announced, Takes Place Next March

WSLConf is set to take place in March 2020 on Microsoft's campus. A community-led event, WSLConf will feature presentations and workshops.

Wednesday
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Happy Birthday, Linux!

Run modprobe bithday-lib and launch init.bd because it’s that time of the year again: Linux’s birthday! The kernel that revolutionised computing turns an astonishing 28 years old on August 25, 2019. Last year we marked […]

25 August 2019
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Happy 14th Birthday, Ubuntu!

Bust out the bunting and start cooking a cake because it’s Ubuntu’s birthday! Yes, fourteen feature-filled years have flown by since Mark Shuttleworth sat down to share news of the very first Ubuntu release. Ubuntu 4.10 ‘Warty […]

20 October 2018
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The GNOME 3.32 Release Date is Set

The GNOME 3.32 release date has been set, with the full release schedule for the next development also finalised.  Yes, I know: the GNOME 3.30 release literally only just arrived, but development doesn’t stop. So to save […]

6 September 2018
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Happy Birthday, Linux!

Happy Birthday, Linux! It's 27 years since Linus Torvalds' famous Linux announcement of his (now hugely influential) open source operating system.

25 August 2018
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Happy 13th Birthday, Ubuntu!

Believe it or not but today is Ubuntu's 13th birthday! Thirteen years ago today that Ubuntu 4.10 'Warty Warthog' was announced, transforming desktop Linux.

20 October 2017
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Steam’s Winter Sale arrives with deals on Linux games

The Steam Winter sale 2016 is now live with plenty go gaming discounts, deals and price drops. In this post we share some of our favourite deals now the sale has started.

22 December 2016
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Happy 12th Birthday, Ubuntu!

Ubuntu celebrates its 12th birthday today — and to celebrate we've devised a fiendishly feisty birthday quiz for you to pit your wily wits against…

20 October 2016
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Devs Mark KDE’s 20th Birthday By Re-Releasing KDE 1!

Go fetch those blue birthday cake candles you have stashed away cos today, October 14, marks the 20th birthday of KDE. Yup, it’s the KDE project’s 20th birthday. And to help mark the mammoth milestone the KDE Restoration […]

14 October 2016
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You’re Invited to the UK GNOME Release Party This Friday

Are you in the UK? Within reasonable reach of Manchester? And a fan of the GNOME desktop? You're invited to the UK GNOME Release Party taking place this Friday…

19 September 2016

Happy 25th Birthday, Linux!

If you're a big fan of Linux then you'll know that today, August 25, is pretty special. Legendary, in fact.

25 August 2016

Ubuntu Is Coming to Windows 10. No, Really.

Don’t rub your eyes: you’re not misreading. Microsoft and Canonical are, according to a reliable rumour out of ZDNet, working together to bring Ubuntu to Windows 10 desktops. In what is surely an early contender for […]

30 March 2016