Ubuntu

  • Dell Adds Gutsy Gibbon, Expands Linux Offering


    Dell has announced that Ubuntu 7.10, Gutsy Gibbon, will now be offered on its systems. The update comes only about a month after Ubuntu made 7.10 available. Also announced was the inclusion of LinDVD with all Dell Ubuntu systems. So now they can play DVDs straight out of the box. Starting at $499, the Ubuntu systems offer a significant price reduction over Dell’s Windows boxes. Read More

  • Everex plans to offer cheap Linux/Google notebooks too

    Remember two days ago? That was when taskmaster John Biggs told us about the $200 Everex PC. Well today it’s been announced that Everex “will bring Linux laptops under $300 to users next year.” Read More

  • Wubi = super easy Linux installation

    Linux, to me, is like all the girls in college when you’re still dating a girl from back home. Free, good looking, easy to use, and with a lot of cool, unique features and abilities. After a while, though, you end up missing what’s familiar to you so you head back to what’s comfortable even though it’s expensive, unstable, and needs constant tweaking to keep things… Read More

  • Dell Officially Announces Ubuntu Line-up

    It’s now official, dude, you’re getting Linux on your Dell. It seems the leaked internal document was correct and there are three Linux systems available today. The XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktop PC along with the Inspiron E1505n notebook will run Ubuntu 7.04. All three rigs will be available today by 4 p.m. CST. Pricing and specs after the jump. Read More

  • Ubuntu @ The Library: Like "Blair Witch," But With Linux

    You so rarely get to see people actually happy about installing operating systems, but that’s one of the things about Linux — you stick in a disk and suddenly an old crappy computer running Windows ME is a real powerhouse. The video shows a librarian in Washington, Vermont installing Ubuntu. With the zydeco background music, her palpable excitement, and the fact that they make pee… Read More

  • Ubuntu Linux Coming To a Smartphone Near You


    I should have paid more attention during my MIS classes in college because I wouldn’t be such a tard when it comes to Linux and I wouldn’t tinkle a tiny bit when Linux is brought up. Anyways, Ubuntu is collaborating with Intel, who is planning a new low-power processor and chipset, to revolutionize the Internet browsing experience on your mobile handset. Ubuntu Mobile and… Read More

  • Toshiba Horns In on the Desktop Linux Party

    Sure, ripples touched the Linuxverse earlier today when reports surfaced on the Internets that Dell would likely be pre-installing Ubuntu Linux on consumer desktops and laptops later this year. The idea of desktop Linux is one shared by most Linux fans, and this is exactly the type of movement it’ll need to take hold. In addition to Dell, Motorola is laying the groundwork for a… Read More

  • Dell + Linux: Round 2


    Dell 2.0 is in dire need of some good luck and they’re hoping that Ubuntu’s Feisty Fawn will be that lucky rabbit’s foot. This will be Dell’s second go around with Linux installed PCs and we all know how the first run ended. It fizzled out in two years, but the demand for Linux based Dell’s is growing according to the IdeaStorm site, so they’re diversifying… Read More

  • Ubuntu Feisty Fawn Shows Its Chops

    If you’ve been waiting for the official release of Ubuntu Feisty Fawn, today is the day. The Ubuntu crew have released its follow-up to its Edgy Eft Linus build. In addition to all of the standard Ubuntu features, Feisty Fawn also promises a migration assistant, KVM, easy codec installation, simplified restricted drivers installation, and a Gnome Control Center. There are a few builds… Read More

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