Users use Google mail
The open saucy Ubuntu is considering dumping the Thunderbird mail app because users tend to favour using webservices mail instead.
Shuttleworth takes axe to company
More than 80 Canonical workers are facing the axe as founder Mark Shuttleworth has taken back the role of chief executive officer at the open saucy outfit.
Apparently 2017 is the year of the Linux desktop
A decade after it first introduced its first pre-installed Linux computer, Dell claims it is more committed than ever to offering Linux-powered machines to users.
Hell has frozen over
Microsoft has announced a partnership with Canonical which means it is possible to install Canonical's Ubuntu on Windows 10.
NLinux is similar to Valve's OS
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Nvidia is working on its own Linux OS for gamers.
Fglrx is not for us
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and its newer incarnations will not support AMD's widely-used Catalyst Linux (fglrx) driver.
Majority of the phones at Mobile World Congress 2016 used Android and a few had Windows mobile 10. But if you want to be really different, Ubuntu was showing its highest end Meizu MX5 Pro Ubuntu phone.
Fastest Ubuntu based phone
The Meizu PRO 5, which already had powerful hardware including the Samsung Exynos 7420 octa-core processor, now comes in what is being billed as the fastest Ubuntu flavour.
This is the dawning of the Age of Aquaris
The first Ubuntu-powered smartphone, the Aquaris E4.5 has been released in the EU with a budget friendly €170 price tag.
Nothing ever changes
Every three years I install Linux and see if it is ready for prime time yet, and every three years I am disappointed. What is so disappointing is not so much that the operating system is bad, it has never been, it is just that who ever designs it refuses to think of the user.