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The other guys: Canonical and Jolla trot out alternatives to Android, iOS

The smartphone OSes have something different, in a good way, to offer those looking for smartphone OS alternatives.

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Jolla, SSH outline plans to build a secure OS for smartphones and tablets

A new version of Jolla's Sailfish OS is getting locked down with the help of SSH.

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Google just made it easier to run Linux on your Chromebook

New Chromebook developer mode tools enable booting from USB and SSH access.

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Why 2015 is the year of Linux on the everything-but-desktop

Linux was everywhere at CES 2015, even if it wasn't obvious.

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New tool lets Chromebooks run Linux in a desktop window

So much for the old 'Chromebook are useless offline' meme.

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Ubuntu Phone launch delayed until early 2015

Canonical pushed back its promised 2014 Ubuntu Phone launch to polish the interface and account for manufacturing hold-ups.

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Jolla sells 7,200 Sailfish OS tablets, starts adding extra features

Jolla promises to start shipping its Sailfish OS tablets in the second quarter of 2015.

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Jolla pitches Sailfish OS tablet against fleet of Android slates

The company plans to start shipping the tablet during the second quarter of next year.

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Why Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn's humble changes are the calm before the storm

The latest Ubuntu release is here, and it's not especially exciting -- but that's because massive changes are brewing on the horizon.