Articles Tagged microsoft

You Can’t Install Linux on a Microsoft Signature Edition Laptop (Updated)

It seems that Microsoft Signature Edition PCs prevent you from installing Linux, with a Lenovo rep saying this is "per our agreement with Microsoft".

21 September 2016
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Skype for Linux Alpha 1.6 Now Available, Still Can’t Make Video Calls

A couple of weeks since the last update, a new version of Skype for Linux Alpha is available to download. We take a look at what's new.

2 September 2016

Some Users Say Windows 10 Anniversary Update Hosed Their Partitions

If you plan on installing the Windows 10 Anniversary update on your PC you may want to be extra careful.

3 August 2016
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Skype Announce Brand New Linux Client, Now In Alpha

A brand-new Skype for Linux client has been announced — and you can try it today.

13 July 2016
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This Is the Unity Desktop Running On Windows 10

This is the Ubuntu Unity desktop running on Windows 10 natively, without a virtual machine.

10 July 2016
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You Don’t Need To Panic About ‘Ubuntu on Windows’

Up is now down, down is now left, and Microsoft is no longer evil — but are Linux lovers stuck in the past?

31 March 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

Microsoft Wants To Patent Convergence Style Technology

Canonical is not the only software company who is interested in the idea of using a single mobile device to power additional computing experiences.  Microsoft — boo, hiss, etc — has long pursued the idea, starting with Windows XP […]

7 March 2016

Canonical Explain Why Ubuntu Is A Better Choice Than Windows 10

Canonical say businesses who switch to Ubuntu could save as much as 70 percent versus the cost of upgrading to Windows 10.

27 August 2015
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Ubuntu 15.10 Codename Announced (And a Whole Heap More)

The codename of Ubuntu 15.10 has been revealed as news of a powerful new Ubuntu Phone that turns into a PC when connected to a monitor is revealed.

4 May 2015
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How to Install Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu

Microsoft has released a Linux version of Visual Studio Code, a lightweight, code editor with IntelliSense and supporting over 30 languages.

1 May 2015

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 – One Platform for All The Devices

Microsoft today ended speculation on what it plans to call the next version of Windows. After the success of 7 and the muted enthusiasm that greeted 8, get ready for, er, Windows 10.

30 September 2014