It's not everyone's cup of joe, but Microsoft Office and its family of finicky file formats are a mainstay of many working and educational environments — for better or worse.
New rumours suggest that Microsoft's upcoming Windows 9 release will adapt its user interface to suit the type of hardware it's running on.
onedrive-d brings Microsoft OneDrive to Ubuntu, making it another viable alternative for former Ubuntu One users.
The German city of Munich has begun offering free Ubuntu 12.04 CDs in local libraries in an effort to help citizens still using Windows XP.
Munich City Council plan to distribute free Linux CDs to citizens as a 'replacement for Windows XP' - support for which ends in April 2014.
Own Microsoft Surface Pro tablet? If you do and you want to make it insanely cooler you could install Ubuntu on it.
It had to happen one day - and today is as good as any, right? The infamous Bug #1 has been marked as fixed by Mark Shuttleworth.
Microsoft's long-held dominance over the computing sector is coming to an end, say market experts Gartner.
When is Microsoft Office not Microsoft Office? When it's actually a faithfully-crafted imitation, of course!
Microsoft are considering a native Linux port of their popular Microsoft Office software, or so a rumour circulated at an recent open-source conference alleges.
After more than 3 years in development Skype for Linux has shaken off its beta tag and made a substantial new release. Bumping the app version from 2.2 all the way to 4.0, Skype have nicknamed the release 'Four Rooms for Improvement,' becasue, they say, that this release 'finally [fills] the gap with our other desktop clients and we are now making many of the latest Skype features, as well as a lot of UI improvements, available to our penguin lovers.'
Microsoft is to offer the ability to easily install and run Ubuntu and other Linux OSes on its Windows Azure cloud computing platform. The move will help Microsoft gain leverage against other cloud service rivals, such as Amazon who already allow for the easy deployment of Linux and Windows.