Open Source adoption is increasing in Europe. Government organization, municipalities, companies and universities have been opting for open source alternatives of popular propriety solutions. We have seen stories of Open Source adoption in France, Italy, Romania, Switzerland, Hungry etc. Latest in the trend is a Spanish school that has opted Ubuntu to replace Windows operating […]
Chinese manufacturer Meizu has launched Ubuntu Phone, Ubuntu MX4, for developers in China. It is priced at 1799 Yuan (roughly $300) and is available immediately. This will be soon followed by the launch in Europe. Meizu plans to release the Chinese version of Ubuntu MX4 for general users by the end of this year.
Ubuntu 15.04 was released couple of weeks back and has been accepted favorably by Linux community. A seasoned Ubuntu user knows that a new release is shortly followed by announcing the codename of the next release. It took some time, but Canonical founder, Mark Shuttleworth, announced the codename of Ubuntu 15.10 and it is: Wily […]
Mini PCs. Mini PCs everywhere…. Mini PCs are the new ‘in’ thing of computing world. Compact, fan-less and attractive, (I presume) Mini PCs are bound to takeover the traditional desktop market. These tiny devices might not be suitable for hardcore gamers, but for normal computer user, these mini PCs are the ideal device. If […]
Rejoice podcast fans! A dedicated podcast app Vocal for Linux has just reached its first stable version. Vocal is a podcast app designed specifically for elementary OS Freya and available for all other Linux distributions. It has a UI which resembles to Popcorn Time which is a good thing to navigate and easy browse through […]
Two Hungarian universities, Eötvös University and Szeged University, have signed the contract for 34,000 copies of EuroOffice. EuroOffice is a derivative of Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice. It is accompanied by a set of free and non-free extensions (in professional license). EuroOffice is developed by Hungarian company MultiRacio and unsurprisingly, it provides great support for Hungarian language. […]
Is it just me or computer manufactures are actually opting for Linux based mini PCs these days? Few days ago Ubuntu Mate announced its partnership with Entroware for Linux based computers. And today German hardware manufacturer cirrus7, that specializes in mini PCs, has announced a new tiny PC named nimbini. If you have never heard of […]
Mate desktop flavored Ubuntu distribution, Ubuntu Mate has been gaining rapid popularity among a certain Linux users. This gaining popularity is the reason why Ubuntu Mate was accepted as an official Ubuntu flavor to join the ranks of Xubuntu, Kubuntu and Lubuntu. Its growing popularity has resulted in a hardware deal with Linux based hardware […]