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Fix internet connection problems in Ubuntu Linux

How to fix your Internet connection in Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu's networking should work out of the box with NetworkManager, but sometimes things go wrong. Here's how to get back online.

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Dell brings Ubuntu to tablets with new Inspiron hybrids

Dell's new hybrids include the Inspiron 11 3000, which starts at US$449.99, and Inspiron 13 7000, for which the price was not available

So long, TrueCrypt: 5 alternative encryption tools that can lock down your data

Don't trust TrueCrypt anymore. Take a look at a few of the options available to you.

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Linux pros use tweak tools to customize their OS, and so can you

Customize everything from fonts and icons to search functionality and Web apps with these third-party helpers.

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Canonical's audacious Ubuntu for Android project isn't quite dead, but it is in limbo

The audacious 'One device to rule them all' project may be headed for the bush leagues, supplanted by Canonical's own Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system.

How to install Ubuntu and keep Windows

There are three ways to have your Ubuntu and keep Windows, too.

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Linux to the rescue! How Ubuntu can help a computer in distress

When disaster strikes your Windows PC, an Ubuntu live drive has all the tools you need to save the day.

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS plays better with high-res displays, forms Ubuntu's tablet backbone

Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr' is here as Canonical's latest LTS release. It's more about stability than new features, but still begins a new era for Ubuntu.

Canonical shutters Ubuntu One music-streaming and cloud-storage service

In the face of stiff competition, the company will quit to focus on its OS

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3 easy Linux alternatives for Windows XP refugees who don't want a new PC

Keep your old PC, and keep it safe, with one of these Linux distros. After all, a free, user-friendly OS is better than an old, unsupported one.