If it looks like a netbook, feels like a netbook then it probably is a netbook right? ASUS don't think so.
So you want a new netbook or ultra-portable, but you don't want Windows on it. With Ubuntu being free you're probably wondering why so many devices pre-installed with Ubuntu are expensive. If you look around you'll soon find there are a lot of choices. Here OMG! Ubuntu! picks five reasonably priced Ubuntu-installed laptops and netbooks.
Users of Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04 can now once again install the pre-Unity Ubuntu Netbook Interface thanks to some repackaging magic by Martin 'Doctor Mo' Owens.
Little known and obscure laptop manufacturer Hercules have today rolled out a couple of new ARM netbooks into the UK market dubbed the "Slim HD" and "Ex HD," touting Ubuntu Netbook Remix.
Canonical has announced that 'Ubuntu Netbook Edition' - the netbook-orientated version of the Ubuntu operating system - will be 'folded' into 'Ubuntu Desktop Edition' for Ubuntu 11.04, with the latter being rebranded simple as 'Ubuntu'.
This guide will walk owners of HP Mini 110 series and Compaq Mini CQ10-500 series netbook owners - along with any one else owning a device using a Realtek rts5159 card reader - through downloading and installing the required driver.
Squashed for screen space? Whilst my desktop has 1440x900 glorious pixels to fill my netbook sadly doesn't. As such I tend to run all my apps maximized on my netbook, I noticed that by removing the title bar from app windows could free up some much needed room - but how do you go about doing it?
If you’re not already aware of Ubuntu 10.10’s new netbook interface, called ‘Unity’, then I would sincerely ask you to point to the rock under which you have been living. The sexy, stylish and visually […]
A new version of Ubuntu Netbook Edition optimized for ARM-based devices is due for release in July. Called ‘Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.7′ it will be based on Ubuntu 10.04. A video, showing off Ubuntu NBE […]
Netbook-centric operating system Jolicloud will be adding support for various touchscreen displays ‘out of the box’ in its next release. Jolicloud, which is based on Ubuntu, have released a video demonstrating well touch support in […]
Jupiter is a hardware and power management applet for Linux and perfect for power-saving on netbooks and Laptops. Born from the bones of the popular EeeTray applet, Jupiter sees a shift in focus towards better […]
Although we here at OMG! Ubuntu! are Ubuntu fans it’s always interesting (and exciting!) to take a peek at what else also exists out there in the crowded jungle of OSes. Today we’re going to […]