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Update: There won’t be a tablet-specific version of Ubuntu after all

Ubuntu is probably one of the most popular Linux distributions available today, and it’s certainly one of the highest profile. So when there seemed to be an indication that a tablet-specific version of Ubuntu was on the way a few days ago, the news was widely reported on this site and many others. But it […]

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Ubuntu Light: Netbook operating system boots in 7 seconds

Ubuntu is a full-fledged Linux distribution that provides all the tools you’ve come to expect from a desktop operating system, including a web browser, office suite, communication and security features, and the ability to run thousands of third party apps. But like Windows, OS X, or any other desktop operating system, it can take a […]

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Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth talks Ubuntu Netbook Remix

While anyone can install the packages that turn Ubuntu into a rudimentary version of Ubuntu Netbook Remix, Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth says the ultimate goal is to ship cheap laptops with the open source operating system preloaded. And the company is working with several PC manufacturers to make that happen. Shuttleworth says Ubuntu Netbook Remix […]