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Mac users get an official Ubuntu One client

Unlike Google Drive, which lacks Linux software, Canonical's cloud storage service is now fully cross-platform.

Three new features coming in Linux Mint 15

The Cinnamon 1.8 desktop, for instance, will feature fresh applets and desktop widgets.

Coming soon: A new, open laptop from the creator of Chumby

This hand-crafted Linux device will feature 'uniquely open source components,' its maker says.

After three years, Slax Linux is reborn with version 7.0

Based on Slackware, this tiny, 210 MB distro offers a GUI and a variety of preinstalled apps.

Linux 3.8 will drop support for Intel 386 chips

Released on Monday, meanwhile, version 3.7 steps up the kernel's ARM support.

Coming in Ubuntu Linux 13.04: instant purchases from the desktop

Online search results will also expand beyond Amazon with commercial content from more retailers.

Help improve LibreOffice 4.0 in a 'test marathon' this month

Starting Friday, this event will focus on the brand-new beta version of the Document Foundation's upcoming release.

Meet Ubuntu Linux 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal': Pictures

Canonical's popular Linux operating system recently got a major update. Here's a brief tour of what you'll find inside this free and open source Windows alternative.

Ubuntu Linux 13.04 hits alpha, but details are under wraps

Only Edubuntu and Kubuntu users get true alpha releases in this development cycle.

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Stallman slams Ubuntu, calls Amazon integration 'spyware'

The activist and free software guru hammered Ubuntu 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal' for its integrated Amazon search results.