Canonical’s Anbox Cloud enables Android app and game streaming

While Canonical’s Ubuntu operating is one of the most popular desktop GNU/Linux distributions, the folks at Canonical have been pushing cloud services pretty hard in recent years (because that’s where the money is). The latest example? Canonical’s new Anbox Cloud solution, which lets developers host mobile apps in the cloud. Basically the idea is that […]

Canonical (sort of) backtracks: Ubuntu will continue to support (some) 32-bit software

A few days after announcing it would effectively drop support for 32-bit software in future versions of the Ubuntu operating system, Canonical has decided to “change our plan and build selected 32-bit i386 packages.” The company’s original decision sparked some backlash when it became clear that some existing apps and games would no longer run […]

Ubuntu is dropping support for 32-bit apps and games, so Steam is dropping support for Ubuntu

Canonical’s Ubuntu operating system is one of the biggest names in desktop GNU/Linux. But if you plan to play PC games on Linux, you might want to start looking around for a different Linux distro. Ubuntu developer Steve Langasek announced last week that starting with Ubuntu 19:10, which comes out in October, Canonical would no […]

Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo beta now available, stable release coming in April

Like sands through the hour glass, so are the releases of Ubuntu. The folks at Canonical push out a new version of the popular GNU/Linux distribution every six months, and the next one is scheduled to ship April 18th, 2019. But if you want to get an early look, Ubuntu 19.04 beta is available for […]

Ubuntu 18.10 released (new default theme, performance improvements)

The latest version of Ubuntu is here, bringing a number of performance enhancements, bug fixes, and software updates to the popular Linux-based operating system. Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish is now available for download from Ubuntu.org. Among other changes, Ubuntu 18.10 uses the Linux 4.18 kernel which brings better support for Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C ports, support […]