Android users, meanwhile, get a new, Safari-like 'Reader Mode.'
Related skills and expertise are being sought 'like never before,' Dice reports.
Even as Fuduntu, Slackware, and Ubuntu march ahead, Brazilian Dreamlinux officially closes its doors.
Following a successful pilot test in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, this new program aims to help newcomers get started with open source software.
Included in this new kernel version are a Windows-like 'hybrid sleep' capability along with a feature that can speed up page loads by as much as 41 percent.
With cloud and tablet versions in the works, LibreOffice has become the third largest free software project focused on a desktop app.
A new toggle feature will let users turn off online searches across the board, including those on Amazon.
Widespread user outcry ensues, but Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth calls concerns 'FUD.'
The popular distribution will use the GRUB 2 bootloader after all, Canonical says.
This dockable device be used at home, at the office, and on the road without the need to synchronize content or contacts.