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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Ubuntu laptop now available in more configurations

When Dell launched its latest XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop with Ubuntu Linux and an Intel Comet Lake processor a few months ago, the laptop was only available with an Intel Core i5-10210U quad-core processor. Now the company has expanded the configuration options, which means you can pick up a version of this thin and […]

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System76 launches two Linux with Comet Lake chips and Coreboot

Linux computer company System76 is updating its laptop lineup with its first two models to ship with 10th-gen Intel Core “Comet Lake” processors. The new 14 inch Galago Pro and 15.6 inch Darter Pro  laptops also ship with the open source Coreboot firmware rather than a proprietary BIOS. As Phoronix points out, these laptops still have […]

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Dell’s new web page makes finding Linux laptops and desktops easier

Dell currently offers 11 laptops and 6 desktop computers with Ubuntu and Linux. But up until recently actually finding those options on the Dell website could be a bit of a hassle. Now rather than hunting through configuration options to find out if Ubuntu is an option, you can just visit Dell.com/Linux to see the […]

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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition with Ubuntu Linux, Intel Comet Lake coming in September

Dell’s new XPS 13 7390 laptop with an Intel Comet Lake processor and Windows 10 software goes on sale August 27th for $900 and up. Want a model with Ubuntu Linux instead? You’ll be able to get one starting September 5th. Dell’s Barton George has announced that the company is updating its XPS 13 Developer […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Running Ubuntu on the One Mix Yoga 3 mini laptop (Update: and other operating systems)

The One Mix Yoga 3 is a small laptop that features an 8.4 inch touchscreen display and a convertible tablet-style design. It sells for about $760 and ships with Windows 10, but one of the first things I tried doing with the tablet was to boot a GNU/Linux distribution. I posted some notes about what […]

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Now you can use more Samsung phones, tablets as Linux desktop PCs

Samsung’s Linux on DeX software lets you use a Samsung smartphone or tablet as a Linux desktop computer by connecting an external display, mouse, and keyboard and running the app. When the software launched last year it was only compatible with two devices — the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4. Now Samsung […]