Because open sourcers love sharing their data
Canonical is planning to make a change to Ubuntu which would mean that the Linux distro would collect information - or telemetry data - on desktop PCs during installation and afterwards.
Recent changes were to prepare for it
Linux outfit Canonical appears to have been making rather a lot of changes lately and its founder Mark Shuttleworth said that it is because the company is gearing up for an IPO.
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.