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Users of Canonical's Long Term Support (LTS) releases will remain unaffected.
This new Lubuntu-based distro includes drivers and utilities for older graphics and audio hardware.
BlackBerry's new operating system faces its first big test in the U.S. Friday when the first phone based on BlackBerry 10 goes on sale.
The person who already oversees Chrome OS may now head Google's Android team, but that isn't going to hasten the grand convergence between the two operating systems.
This Thursday is the next Ubuntu Bug Day, offering fans a chance to give back and help out.
Google updates its Chrome OS to plug some security holes and fix bugs affecting the operating system's ability to play some video content.
No milestone release image will be available, however, until the final beta early next month.
Endorsed by the Free Software Foundation, this distribution includes no proprietary components.
BlackBerry announces technology designed to securely separate work and personal data on Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, as its Balance software does for new BlackBerry 10 devices.
Pre-orders for the BlackBerry Z10 are now in full swing for two major U.S. mobile carriers.
Following its debut last fall, Ubuntu GNOME Remix is now a supported part of the distribution's family.
A Michigan developer last week started selling a $5 utility that lets Windows 8 customers shun the new Modern UI by running apps on the classic desktop.
Microsoft had spurned Flash when developing its new operating systems, but Redmond apparently had a change of heart about the Adobe plug-in.
Despite the promise of hefty rewards, hackers failed to fell Google's Linux-based OS last week.