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How to Run Android Apps on Ubuntu using ARChon

12 hours 36 min ago

Google recently announced the first set of Android apps available to run natively on Chrome OS, a feat made possible using a new 'Android Runtime' extension.

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Netflix Works with Ubuntu to Bring Native Playback to All (Updated)

Friday 19th of September 2014 12:16:38 AM

We saw last month just how close native Netflix support for Linux is to arriving. Now Netflix wants to go one step further...

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This GNOME 3.14 Video Turns Excitement Levels Up to 11

Thursday 18th of September 2014 01:58:51 PM

Later this month GNOME 3.14 will be released to the masses, bringing a raft of improvements, new features, design and technologies with it.

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Humble Indie Bundle 12 Adds More Games, Including Award-Winning Heist Co-Op

Wednesday 17th of September 2014 10:37:50 AM

The Humble Indie Bundle 12 has levelled up, adding three more games to its action-packed roster — and they're all available for Linux.

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Opera 25 Beta Adds Linux Support, New Bookmarking Feature

Monday 15th of September 2014 01:05:43 PM

Opera has announced a beta release of its Chromium-based web browser — the first to support Linux.

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How to Go Hands On With the Utopic Unicorn – Literally!

Thursday 11th of September 2014 11:04:35 AM

A step-by-step guide to making an origami Unicorn has been posted online by Canonical to celebrate the upcoming release of the same name.

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Have You Tried Ubuntu MATE Remix 14.10 Beta 1?

Wednesday 10th of September 2014 02:21:01 PM

The first beta release of Ubuntu MATE Remix 14.10 was published at the end of August.

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With Apple Watch Unveiled, Could an Ubuntu Smartwatch Be Next?

Wednesday 10th of September 2014 01:20:53 AM

Apple's foray into the wearable computing market is now official — but should Canonical follow suit with an Ubuntu smartwatch of its own?

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Humble Indie Bundle 12 Offers New Games, Physical Goodies

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 08:22:44 PM

The Humble Indie Bundle is back with 7 notable indie games, including 2 BAFTA award winners. It also sees a Humble first — physical merch.

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Meet the 12 Ubuntu 14.10 Wallpaper Contest Winners

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 07:12:00 PM

Get ready to glance over a group of images you'll be seeing a whole lot more of in the coming months. Yes, the winners of the Ubuntu 14.10 Wallpaper contest have been unveiled.

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Pidgin Unity Integration Returns in Ubuntu 14.10

Monday 8th of September 2014 12:09:24 PM

Pidgin users will find an extra special treat waiting for them in next month's release of Ubuntu 14.10: Unity integration is back.

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Jelly Conky Adds Simple, Stylish Stats To Your Linux Desktop

Monday 8th of September 2014 11:13:16 AM

I treat Conky setups a bit like wallpapers: I'll find one I love, only to change it the next week because I'm bored of it and want a change.

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Do You Still Dual Boot Ubuntu With Windows For Gaming?

Sunday 7th of September 2014 12:04:51 PM

Linux Gamers used to dual boot with Windows to play the latest and greatest games. Has the arrival of Steam for Linux changed this? Tell us!

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Drab Desktop? Try These 4 Beautiful Linux Icon Themes

Friday 5th of September 2014 08:21:04 PM

Ubuntu's default icon theme hasn't changed much in almost 5 years, save for the odd new icon here and there. If you're tired of how it looks we're going to show you a handful of gorgeous alternatives that will easily freshen things up.

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Linux Gaming Round-Up: Borderlands 2, Wasteland 2 & Sanctum 2

Thursday 4th of September 2014 12:54:51 PM

We're swamped by the latest Linux gaming news! To get back on top of things, here are the biggest gaming stories of the past fortnight.

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NvPY Is an Unofficial Simplenote App for Linux

Wednesday 3rd of September 2014 03:17:08 PM

If you're a Simplenote user looking for a way to keep on top of your to-dos in Linux, try nvPY — an open-source note-taking tool with first-class support for the service.

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Firefox 32 Released With Faster HTTP Caching

Tuesday 2nd of September 2014 10:58:51 PM

A new month and a new version of Mozilla Firefox for us all to get acquainted with.

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Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest Closes, These Are Our 8 Faves

Friday 29th of August 2014 05:25:16 PM

Put your lens caps on, your stylus down, unplug your Wacom tablets and step away from the GIMP: the Ubuntu 14.10 Wallpaper Contest is now over.

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First Beta for Ubuntu 14.10 Flavors Released

Thursday 28th of August 2014 09:37:00 PM

The family of Ubuntu flavors have released their first Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn beta.

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This Ubuntu Installer Bug Wipes Your Disk Without You Realising

Thursday 28th of August 2014 01:29:01 PM

Installing any operating system, Linux or otherwise, is never risk-free. But according to user reports, a long-standing bug in Ubuntu's official installer is making unexpected issues a little too expected.

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More in Tux Machines

India yet to catch up with FOSS, says Rushabh Mehta of ERPNext

We got a chance to interact with Rushabh Mehta, the founder of Web Notes Technologies, a company based in Mumbai, India. ERPNext is the major product of the company. It is a free and Open Source web based ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution for small and medium sized businesses with its presence in more than 60 countries. In addition to the regular discussions on their Open Source product, strategy, customers etc. we also got a chance to understand how hard it is to thrive in an environment where the “Open Source” philosophy is not a familiar term yet. A software developer by passion and an Industrial Engineer by training, Rushabh also informed us about their imminent product conference in Mumbai he is quite excited about. Read more

Today in Techrights

Mesa 10.3 released

Mesa 10.3 has been released! Mesa 10.3 is a feature release that includes many updates and enhancements. The full list is available in the release notes file in docs/relnotes/10.3.html. The tag in the GIT repository for Mesa 10.3 is 'mesa-10.3'. I have verified that the tag is in the correct place in the tree. Mesa 10.3 is available for download at ftp://freedesktop.org/pub/mesa/10.3/ Read more

Tizen Development Units now available!

The Linux Foundation have today announced the next round of the Tizen development unit program is now available, with the Intel NUC and Samsung RD-PQ hardware devices being available. The Idea behind this program is to put the required hardware in developers hands so they can develop and test their applications on real hardware. It has to be noted that the Samsung RD-PQ device does not have GSM connectivity, and therefore can not be used as a real world device, which is a pity as developers do need real devices so late in the game. Read more