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New Ubuntu Logo: Is This Our First Look?

Canonical is prepping a "major rebranding effort" involving Ubuntu, say the Canonical Web and Design team. They also share a very intriguing image…

29 June 2021
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New App Lets You Tweak Hidden Settings in Ubuntu 20.04

'Ubuntu First Steps' is a handy tool for tweaking Ubuntu. The GTK app provides options to customise the Ubuntu dock, desktop icons, and install more apps.

16 May 2021
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Ubuntu Can Run on Apple Silicon, Devs Say It’s ‘Completely Usable’

Ubuntu Linux is up and running on Apple Silicon thanks to developers working at Coreillium. They now hope to upstream their work on Linux for M1.

20 January 2021
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Ubuntu Will No Longer Track Which Packages Users Install

Ubuntu will no longer log which packages users install from the archives. The 'popularity contest' package will not ship in future versions of the distro.

15 July 2020
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Steam is Coming to Chromebooks with Ubuntu-based “Borealis” Feature

Google plan to add Steam gaming support to future Chromebooks using a new Ubuntu-based virtual machine layer developed with the codename "Borealis".

2 July 2020
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Linux Marketshare Climbed to All-Time High in June, Stats Show

A new month means new Linux marketshare stats from net analytics company NetMarketshare and they show Linux and Ubuntu were up for the fourth consecutive month in a row.

2 July 2020
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Linux Marketshare Increased Again Last Month (So Did Ubuntu’s)

Usage of Linux-based desktop operating systems grew again in May 2020, according to stats shared by web analytics firm NetMarketShare.

2 June 2020

Ubuntu: 10 Years, 10 Defining Moments

Below are 10 of Ubuntu’s most defining moments from the past decade. With the leading desktop Linux distribution about to enter a brand new decade — along with the rest of us — it’s sure […]

30 December 2019

Revealed: The BEST Ubuntu Release of the Past 10 Years

Our poll to find the best Ubuntu release of the past ten years has concluded. In this post we reveal the Ubuntu version readers crowned their winner.

28 December 2019

Happy 15th Birthday, Ubuntu!

It's Ubuntu's 15th birthday! October 20 2019 marks the 15th anniversary of Ubuntu 4.10 'Warty Warthog', which schlepped out on to the world stage in 2004.

20 October 2019

Coincidence or Subtle Influence? Ubuntu’s Impact on Software Naming Conventions

Could Ubuntu have had an impact on the versioning and naming conventions of other software projects, including Windows, Android and more? Reader Abu A. pinged us earlier today to share this interesting insight he has […]

17 July 2017
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How Linux Figures Reacted to Ubuntu’s Unity Bombshell

News that Ubuntu is to u-turn on Unity, can Convergence, and scrap its smartphones took the open-source community by total surprise last week. In this post we roundup the reactions that some prominent free software stalwarts, Linux pundits, and former Canonical employees had to […]

11 April 2017