Don't-Miss Stories

ubuntu phone

Ubuntu phones on track for 2014 after all

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

ubuntu phones

First Ubuntu phones to launch in 2014

Chinese phone makers BQ and Meizu will make the first handsets

on techhive.com

ubuntu 13.10 xps

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.

Ubuntu logo

Canonical's Saucy Salamander gives Ubuntu some speed

The newest version of the Linux distribution, which will be ready for downloading October 17, comes with a faster installer as well as an updated lightweight container technology that can clone new environments more quickly.

Device-spanning Ubuntu Touch OS gets October 17 launch date

Canonical's vision of one OS to rule all devices is nearing release.

Munich to hand out Ubuntu Linux CDs to ward off upcoming Windows XPocalypse

The open source operating system offers safe haven from the impending hacker free-for-all.

Ubuntu China

Canonical looking to tap Dell to promote Chinese version of Ubuntu OS

Canonical is in talks with Dell on making a version of Ubuntu supported by the Chinese government available as a pre-installed OS on the PC maker's upcoming products destined for the Chinese market.

Jolla's first Sailfish-based smartphone

New smartphone OSes take baby steps forward

Newcomers Firefox, Ubuntu, Sailfish and Tizen won't challenge Android's dominance anytime soon, but can still survive, according to analysts

Requiem for the Ubuntu Edge: The phone is dead, but the dream lives on

Cry not for the death of the Ubuntu Edge, dearest friends. Rejoice in the future it heralds.

Canonical misses Ubuntu smartphone crowdfunding goal by $19 million

Canonical raised only $12.8 million of the $32 million it wanted for the production of the Ubuntu-based Edge smartphone.