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The Biggest Ubuntu News Stories in 2016

It's been another action-packed year for Ubuntu, the world's most popular Linux distribution. In this post we look back at 6 key moments from the year.

12 December 2016

The Best Linux App & Distro Releases in 2016

As 2016 dims into embers, it’s take to take a misty-eyed look back over the past twelve months, and at some the best Linux releases that wowed, wooed and otherwise w-worded us. In 2016 there were a stack […]

12 December 2016
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Do You Remember the Stormcloud Weather App?

Shake your umbrella in my direction if you can remember a bit of software called Stormcloud.

6 July 2016
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Do You Remember Ubuntu Light?

Do you recall Ubuntu Light?  Amidst the flood of Intel-based netbooks in the late 2000s came this custom instant-on OS from Canonical. Ubuntu Light was to be the proverbial glint of free software at the end of the […]

23 May 2016

16 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Here are 16 things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. We show you how to change theme, install apps, and use (awesome) hidden features.

21 April 2016

Beginners Guide To Corebird, The Best Twitter App on Linux

We've shown you how to install the ace Corebird Twitter app on Ubuntu — now we'll show you how to use it like a pro.

20 January 2016

Why It Will Be 2016 Before Mobile Carriers Sell Ubuntu Phones

Three different Ubuntu Phones are now available to buy online — but none are available through network carriers or sold in retail stores. Why? Well, read on…

26 June 2015
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Windows 10 Is Microsoft’s Attempt To Win You Back — But Is It Enough?

Windows 10 is about more than the return of the Start Menu, it's Microsoft's chance at a fresh start — but is it enough to win you back?

22 January 2015

Press Reaction to Ubuntu 14.10 ‘Utopic Unicorn’

It's been nearly two weeks since Ubuntu 14.10 'Utopic Unicorn' went public. Enough time for the tech press to throw a critical once over.

7 November 2014

Ubuntu Survey Results Show Unity, Heron’s and Dual-Boots Are Popular

One week and 15,000 responses later, the results of our Ubuntu at 10 Reader Survey are finally ready to serve up. And they make for some fascinating mid-morning coffee-break reading.

26 October 2014

7 Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

After you’ve installed or upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10, known by its codename ‘Utopic Unicorn’, there are a few things you should do to get it up and running in tip-top shape.

24 October 2014
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Are You an Ubuntu Expert? Take Our Quiz and Find Out!

Test how hardy your Ubuntu know-how is by taking our trusty Ubuntu tenth birthday quiz. Will you be the Quantal Quetzal of quizzes?

20 October 2014