Microsoft Surface Pro, unlike its kin, Surface RT is based on x86 infrastructure and comes preloaded with Windows 8 OS. This means that, theoretically it can run any x86 based operating system. Folks at geek.com did exactly that and was able to run Ubuntu, a Linux operating system. Here is how it looks like on [...]
Couple of developers are working hard to port Ubuntu to the new Rockchip CPU, the RK3066. Right now, the port is kind of in closed alpha stage and is not meant for public release. That said, they were able to get the WiFi working along with bluetooth and USB. HDMI works and they were able [...]
Few years ago, Canonical stopped using Gnome as their desktop environment for Ubuntu Linux OS. Unity sure has come a long way but it is not hated by majority of people. While you can still install Gnome yourself, Canonical will be releasing Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome desktop environment on October 18 (2012). Ubuntu 12.04 netbook [...]
Ubuntu 12.04 is the biggest ever LTS release from Canonical and to most of us, just like before, it is a nice ‘second’ operating system on my notebooks and netbooks. But that does not mean that one shall not give this OS a shot. It is very capable of getting the work done. Read this [...]
Jupiter is an amazing utility that is extremely useful for changing the clock speeds of your Asus Eee PC netbook’s CPU so that you are able to squeeze better battery runtimes out of it. While it used to work like a charm on the earlier versions of Ubuntu Linux, it does not works out of [...]
The Linux operating system did not get a lot of love from the netbook manufactures after Eee PC 701. However, there are some small scale companies that are churning out netbooks running the latest Ubuntu OS (which is Natty Narwhal right now). These manufactures include Zareason, System76 and Emperor Linux. Let us take a quick [...]
Canonical has revealed the code name for the Ubuntu 11.10 operating system. This Linux operating system will be called "Oneiric Ocelot". We have also been told that Ubuntu 11.10 will ship with Unity 2D for people with obsolete hardware that cannot handle the 3D version.
Second beta of LibreOffice has been released which is also being touted as the OpenOffice competitor. The update brings improved localizations, branding tweaks, bug fixes and performance improvements. [Download ]
There seems to be thousands of native Linux Twitter clients, but which one is the best? Well, over the pass few weeks, I have tested out myriad of Twitter clients and the found HotTot to be the best.
Follow these steps to get the WebOS up and running on your Ubuntu machine.