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Linux App Support on Chromebooks is Coming Out of Beta

Google confirms Linux app support on Chromebooks leaves beta status in ChromeOS 91, due for release soon. Read why this is good news for Linux fans.

20 May 2021

Google Says Chrome Now Uses Less Memory on Windows, macOS, Android …But Not Linux?

A slew of substantial memory improvements feature in Google Chrome 89, the latest stable version of Google's phenomenally popular web browser.

12 March 2021

Ubuntu Makes Flutter ‘Default Choice’ for Future Desktop Apps

Future Ubuntu apps made by Canonical will use Flutter, Google's open-source UI framework. We ask whether this news will help or harm the Ubuntu experience.

5 March 2021

Use Chromium? Sync Features Will Stop Working on March 15

Chromium will lose several key features when Google revokes access to private APIs in March. It recommends affected users switch to Google Chrome.

24 January 2021

Must Read: Google & Ubuntu Team Up to Bring Flutter Apps to Linux

Google has teamed up with Canonical to bring Flutter apps to Linux desktops. A new alpha version of the Flutter SDK can be used to create Linux apps, as well as mobile ones.

8 July 2020

Chrome OS Terminal App Gains New Features, Makes Working with Linux Easier

If you run Linux apps on your Chromebook using Google's fancy Crostini tech, look out for an updated terminal app in a forthcoming update.

5 April 2020

Passive Aggressive Baking at its Finest

Okay, so this isn’t strictly related to Linux per se — though a tangential link exists because Microsoft Edge is coming to Linux — but the following photo made me laugh when I saw it […]

26 January 2020

‘Couldn’t Sign You In’ — Google Denies Access to Several Linux Browsers

Google is blocking several Linux web browsers from accessing services like Gmail, showing users an error telling them to try a different browser.

15 December 2019

Google Wants to Bring Android Closer to the Mainline Linux Kernel

Google wants to bring Android "as close as possible" to the mainline Linux kernel, stabilising the kernel ABI and making hardware support modular.

20 November 2019

Google Stadia Pricing Revealed (But It’s a Bit Confusing Tbh)

Google Stadia will launch in November, but gamers will need to buy a $129 Stadia Founders Pack to join the fun. We look at Stadia subscription cost & launch.

6 June 2019

This Week Twitter Taught Me: I Follow Too Many Red Hat Employees

Dang it! Another week has only gone and flapped past my ears while I sat there, squinting awkwardly at Twitter. And what of the tweets that whizzed by my eyeballs this week? Well, most of […]

10 May 2019

Every Chromebook launched this year will support Linux apps

Google has apparently said that every Chromebook launched in 2019 will support Linux apps, according to an Android Police update on Google I/O 2019.

8 May 2019