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How to stop Ubuntu from sending your desktop searches to online retailers

Sick of seeing shopping results for the movie "The Terminator Theme" when you search Ubuntu for "Terminal"? Here's how to disable those annoying online search results.

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Ubuntu 14.04.2 arrives with updated hardware support and a new Linux kernel

The latest Ubuntu Long Term Support update plays nice with new hardware.

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The first Ubuntu Phone is finally launching next week

The Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition will launch in Europe via flash sales, though it's unclear why you'd want one.

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Google Drive for Linux images leak after years of promises

A recent Google Drive for Mac update hid some interesting gems: Hidden screenshots of the long-promised Drive for Linux.

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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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Ubuntu, ownCloud, and a hidden dark side of Linux software repositories

A brush-up between Canonical and ownCloud that left an unsupported version of the server software lingering in Ubuntu's software repository

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Kubuntu 15.04 embraces KDE's Plasma 5 desktop

KDE's experimental Plasma 5 desktop is officially ready for the big time, and will become the default desktop environment in Kubuntu 15.04.

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Ubuntu's Unity 8 desktop will remove the Amazon search 'spyware'

Your searches will no longer turn up Amazon results by default.

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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.

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Ubuntu Touch finalized, first phones coming this year

The audacious Ubuntu Edge smartphone may have fizzled out, but Ubuntu Touch lives on--and it just hit 'release to manufacturing' status.