Datamation: Linux is always about choices..
Microsoft Loves Neglects Linux
Skype for Linux is lagging behind and falling apart due to Microsoft's neglect
Microsoft hasn’t updated Skype for Linux since June 2014. In the nearly two years since then, Skype has been falling apart. The Linux client was already behind other platforms, and it’s only fallen further since then. Even the features it does support don’t work reliably. Microsoft still offers Skype for Linux as an officially supported download, but maybe it shouldn’t.
Microsoft to blame for poor performance of Skype for Linux
Skype for Linux is way behind Skype for other platforms, and it's Microsoft's fault. Luckily, there is a glimmer of hope in Skype's web-based offering.
How many people use Ubuntu?
To celebrate our upcoming 16.04 LTS we wanted to shine a bit of light on how many people in the world actually use Ubuntu. As users aren’t required to register their installation, devices are pre-loaded with the software and servers powered by Ubuntu – this means it’s not as easy to track users. However the reality is, hundreds of millions of PCs, servers, devices, virtual machines, and containers have booted Ubuntu to date and are in use!
All The Places You Can Find Ubuntu
Over on Ubuntu.com Insights is now a post today with "How many people use Ubuntu?" and has created an infographic with this information from Kirkland. Click the link to check it out in full if you're curious.
ZDnet: The newest Windows 10 Fast Ring release, 14316, includes Ubuntu and Bash.
Hi, I'm using and old netbook for some stuff and i have installed ubuntu on it. I'm not a complete noob with linux, but they canceled Google Chrome for 32 bit. I don't want to use Chromium(cause i need flash). Has anyone got link for the old Chrome i386 deb package? I can't find it anywhere. I don't care it's old. Thanks linux guyssubmitted by /u/Reagcz
Phoronix: In 2016 there have been 15,821 commits so far that did +1749701 lines and 1196552 deletions or so far through Linux 4.6 the Linux kernel has increased by over five hundred thousand lines (553,149).