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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.

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Ubuntu's ditching Unity's global menu, returning to in-app menus

Unity's global menu was just too darned confusing.

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Ubuntu phones on track for 2014 after all

Canonical aims to have the top 50 apps available at launch.

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First Ubuntu phones to launch in 2014

Chinese phone makers BQ and Meizu will make the first handsets

on techhive.com

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Ubuntu 13.10: The good, the bad, the ugly, and the mobile

The newest release of Ubuntu, dubbed Saucy Salamander, doesn't offer much in the way of new features – except for the introduction of Ubuntu Touch for mobile platforms.