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FreeBSD 8.0 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   28 Sep 2009
Exciting Features For Ubuntu 9.04   Operating Systems   19 Nov 2008
Can Ubuntu 9.10 Outperform Mac OS X 10.6?   Operating Systems   31 Aug 2009
The Wayland Situation: Facts About X vs. Wayland   Display Drivers   07 Jun 2013
Chromium OS, Moblin, Ubuntu Netbook Remix Benchmarks   Operating Systems   23 Nov 2009
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: 32-bit vs. 64-bit Performance   Operating Systems   28 Feb 2012
Ubuntu 9.04 vs. Mac OS X 10.5.6 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   12 May 2009
Kubuntu Focus Offers The Most Polished KDE Laptop...   Computers   15 Jan 2020
Fedora 12 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks   Operating Systems   05 Nov 2009
Ubuntu's Live USB Disk Creator   Software   24 Oct 2008
EXT3, EXT4, Btrfs Ubuntu Netbook Benchmarks   Software   19 Feb 2010
The Desktop Faces Of Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1   Operating Systems   02 Dec 2010
Mac OS X 10.6.2 vs. Ubuntu 10.04 Performance   Operating Systems   29 Mar 2010
Canonical Publishes ATI Catalyst 8.10 Beta   Display Drivers   15 Oct 2008
Trying Out Ubuntu's Netbook Remix   Operating Systems   09 Jun 2008
Will Ubuntu 9.04 Be Jauntily Fast?   Operating Systems   16 Feb 2009
Running An Encrypted LVM In Ubuntu 10.10   Storage   25 Sep 2010
Ubuntu 14.04/16.04 vs. Ubuntu Bash On Windows 10...   Operating Systems   09 Aug 2016
Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook Remix Is Looking Great   Operating Systems   26 Sep 2009
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Gets An XRandR GUI   Software   09 Mar 2008
Checking Out Ubuntu 18.04's Hardware/Software Software...   Operating Systems   25 Apr 2018
Ubuntu 12.04 ARM Performance Becomes Very Compelling   Operating Systems   03 Feb 2012
Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS vs. 8.10 Alpha 2 Performance   Operating Systems   14 Jul 2008
Ubuntu MID Edition 8.04 Released   Operating Systems   24 Jun 2008
Where The Btrfs Performance Is At Today   Software   09 Jun 2010
Did Ubuntu 10.04 Achieve Its Ten Second Boot Goal?   Operating Systems   28 Apr 2010
Does A Greedy Intel Driver Improve Performance?   Display Drivers   15 Apr 2009
Ubuntu 9.04 Home Encryption Performance   Operating Systems   07 Dec 2008
X.Org 7.4, Mesa 7.1 In Ubuntu 8.10   Display Drivers   12 Jul 2008
Benchmarking Ubuntu 18.04 On Windows Subsystem for...   Operating Systems   18 May 2018
Ubuntu 10.04 Already Shortens The Boot Time   Operating Systems   18 Dec 2009
Checking In On Ubuntu Karmic's Boot Time   Operating Systems   27 Aug 2009
Canonical Unveils The Ubuntu Software Store   Software   27 Aug 2009
Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex" Alpha 1   Operating Systems   28 Jun 2008
ATI X.Org, Mesa Performance In Ubuntu   Display Drivers   10 Nov 2008
An Update On The Boot & Power Performance In...   Software   25 Feb 2010
Ubuntu 64-bit More Competitive Against Mac OS X   Operating Systems   18 May 2009
Ubuntu 12.04 Is ARM-ing Up For Better Performance   Operating Systems   25 Jan 2012
Ubuntu Intel Performance Still In Bad Shape   Display Drivers   07 May 2009
Ubuntu's LPIA-based MID Edition Can Save 10%+ Power   Operating Systems   27 Mar 2009
Intel Sandy Bridge RC6 Is Good To Go   Software   27 Feb 2012
Is Fedora's Boot Time Increasing?   Operating Systems   29 Sep 2010
Ubuntu's BulletProofX Takes Simpler Step Forward   Software   19 Sep 2008
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Hardy Heron Beta   Operating Systems   21 Mar 2008
Jolicloud Innovates Atop Ubuntu Netbook Remix   Operating Systems   09 Sep 2009
Ubuntu Live 2007 Day 2   Events   23 Jul 2007
Bam! Phoromatic 1.0 Unleashed & Ubuntu Joins The...   Software   17 Mar 2010
Catalyst 15.5 For Linux Brings Some Performance...   Display Drivers   15 Jun 2015
Ubuntu's Unity Decision Affects 2D Performance Too   Software   20 Aug 2012
Kubuntu 8.04 KDE 4 Alpha   Operating Systems   27 Feb 2008
Ubuntu Live 2007 Day 1   Events   22 Jul 2007
Xubuntu, Kubuntu 7.10 Release Candidate   Operating Systems   11 Oct 2007
Ubuntu Studio v7.04   Operating Systems   15 May 2007

Canonical Linux News

Ubuntu 10.04 Hit By Major Bug; ISOs Now Being Re-Spun   Ubuntu   29 Apr 2010
Intel Reverts Plans, Will Not Support Ubuntu's XMir   Intel   07 Sep 2013
Ubuntu To Abandon Unity 8, Switch Back To GNOME   Ubuntu   05 Apr 2017
Ubuntu Is Deprecating fglrx (Catalyst) In 16.04 LTS   Ubuntu   09 Mar 2016
Canonical Releases "WLCS" Wayland...   Ubuntu   02 May 2019
A New Desktop Theme Is Coming For Ubuntu 20.04 LTS   Ubuntu   14 Jan 2020
Debian To Switch To Systemd Or Upstart   Debian   28 Oct 2013
Aethercast: Ubuntu Is Working On Wireless Display...   Ubuntu   25 Dec 2015
Ubuntu & Debian Abandon Intel X.Org Driver For...   Debian   23 Jul 2016
Ubuntu's Plans To Implement UEFI SecureBoot: No GRUB2   Ubuntu   22 Jun 2012
Ubuntu Is Planning To Make The ZFS File-System A...   Ubuntu   06 Oct 2015
Running The SteamOS Kernel On Ubuntu Linux   Ubuntu   14 Dec 2013
Deleting A Few Lines Of Code Can Yield...   Hardware   21 May 2020
I've Been Running The AMD Ryzen 7 4700U + Ubuntu 20.04...   AMD   17 Jul 2020
Canonical: Ubuntu To Soon Ship On 5% Of PCs   Ubuntu   07 May 2012
X.Org Server 1.15 Release Has Several New Features   X.Org   27 Dec 2013
Ubuntu Announces Mir, A X.Org/Wayland Replacement   X.Org   04 Mar 2013
Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid's Theme   Ubuntu   30 Sep 2008
Ubuntu Ported To Google Nexus 7   Ubuntu   20 Oct 2012
A Fork Of GNOME 2: The Mate Desktop   GNOME   17 Aug 2011
Debian Still Debating Systemd vs. Upstart Init System   Debian   30 Dec 2013
Ubuntu 9.10 Gets Unreleased Catalyst 9.10 Driver   Ubuntu   06 Sep 2009
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS To Target 750MB Image   Ubuntu   04 Nov 2011
An Experimental GNOME Shell Running On Wayland   Wayland   05 Apr 2012
Nouveau To Go Into Linux 2.6.33 Kernel!   Nouveau   11 Dec 2009
Ubuntu To Abandon Upstart, Switch To Systemd   systemd   14 Feb 2014
NVIDIA 470 Linux Driver Series To Be "Even More...   NVIDIA   05 Mar 2021
Kubuntu 15.10 Could Be The End Of The Road   KDE   26 Jun 2015
Two Features Wayland Will Have That X Doesn't   Wayland   10 Nov 2010
Unity 8 Desktop On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Could Take A Year...   Ubuntu   14 Jan 2020
A Note To Canonical: "Don't Piss On Wayland"   Wayland   05 Mar 2013
GNOME Will Move Full-Speed With Wayland Support   GNOME   13 Mar 2013
Next Ubuntu LTS Release In 2008   Ubuntu   22 Jul 2007
Wayland Preparing For 1.0 Stable Release   Wayland   31 Jan 2012
Upstream X/Wayland Developers Bash Canonical, Mir   Fedora   04 Mar 2013
Ubuntu's Desktop-Next Switching From .DEBs To Snappy   Ubuntu   23 Apr 2015
Ubuntu 17.10 Temporarily Pulled Due To A BIOS...   Ubuntu   20 Dec 2017
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Won't Be Powered By Mir   Ubuntu   19 Nov 2013
Mark Shuttleworth Makes More Comments On Ubuntu GNOME,...   Ubuntu   08 Apr 2017
UVD Is Enabled For Linux In Catalyst 8.10   AMD   15 Oct 2008
Canonical Reportedly Not Planning To Enable...   Ubuntu   25 Mar 2019
Unity 2D To Go Away In Ubuntu 12.10   GNOME   08 May 2012
Here's The Special AMD Present For Ubuntu Users   AMD   30 Mar 2011
On Old Hardware, Think Twice About Ubuntu 12.04   Ubuntu   28 Mar 2012
NVIDIA To Issue An Update On Their Support Of Mir...   NVIDIA   29 Sep 2014
Canonical Begins Tracking Ubuntu Installations   Ubuntu   09 Aug 2010
It Doesn't Look Like Ubuntu Reached Its Goal Of 200...   Ubuntu   20 Dec 2015
Ubuntu 9.10 Gets A New Splash Screen, Not Plymouth   Ubuntu   27 Aug 2009
Ubuntu's ZFS Trajectory Is Going From Exciting To Even...   Ubuntu   15 Oct 2019
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server Planning A New Means For...   Ubuntu   19 Jul 2019
Linux 4.15 Kernel Is Now The Default In Ubuntu 18.04...   Ubuntu   23 Feb 2018
Valve Will Not Be Officially Supporting Ubuntu 19.10+   Valve   22 Jun 2019
Mark Shuttleworth: Mir By Default In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS   Ubuntu   12 Mar 2014
The Community Has Brought The Unity 8 Desktop To...   Ubuntu   22 Feb 2018
No KMS? No Mesa? Run Wayland Off A Linux Framebuffer!   Wayland   22 Nov 2010
Ubuntu 9.04 Will NOT Ship With The Linux 2.6.29 Kernel   Ubuntu   12 Feb 2009
How Ubuntu 12.04 Is Trying To Drop Power Usage   Ubuntu   27 Jan 2012
Canonical Developer Criticizes Linux Mint's Security   Linux Security   17 Nov 2013
It Looks Like Ubuntu's First Phone Might Be For China   Ubuntu   05 Jan 2014
Using zRAM On Ubuntu 13.04 Linux   Ubuntu   21 Apr 2013
Differences Between X.Org, Wayland & Mir   Wayland   19 Mar 2013
Wine Developers Appear Quite Apprehensive About...   WINE   20 Jun 2019
Mir Made Good Progress Over The Holidays With Porting...   Ubuntu   11 Jan 2019
Many Ubuntu Users Still Hate The Unity Desktop   Ubuntu   02 Aug 2011
Is All Hope Lost For Non-Android Linux Tablets?   Hardware   15 Nov 2013
There's Little Love For Ubuntu's Unity Desktop   Ubuntu   25 Oct 2010
Ubuntu To Get Its Own Package Format, App Installer   Ubuntu   08 May 2013
CyberLink DVD Player In Ubuntu Store   Ubuntu   17 Sep 2008
Benchmarking On Ubuntu Just Became Easier   Ubuntu   17 Feb 2009
Linux 3.12, Ubuntu Spooked Users This Month   Phoronix   31 Oct 2013
Mark Shuttleworth Reportedly Returning To Role As...   Ubuntu   07 Apr 2017
No Plymouth Coming To Ubuntu 9.10   Ubuntu   29 May 2009
Ubuntu 14.04 Codename Revealed, Mir Haters Attacked   Ubuntu   18 Oct 2013
The New Ubuntu 18.04 Server Installer Is Working Out...   Ubuntu   27 Apr 2018
Ubuntu Touch/Tablet Is Using SurfaceFlinger   Ubuntu   22 Feb 2013
ATI Linux Users Get Excited For Catalyst 10.10   AMD   11 Oct 2010
Red Hat vs. SUSE vs. Canonical Contributions To The...   Linux Kernel   28 Jan 2020
CVE-2019-1125 "SWAPGS" Is The Newest Spectre...   Linux Security   06 Aug 2019
Canonical Developer Tries Running GOG Games On...   Ubuntu   21 Jun 2019
Linux Kernel Power Bug Now High Importance In Ubuntu   Ubuntu   25 Apr 2011
Building & Running The Ubuntu Mir Display Server   Ubuntu   04 Mar 2013
Ubuntu Gets Another ATI Catalyst Driver Handout   AMD   19 Mar 2010
Ubuntu Aims To TRIM SSDs By Default   Hardware   19 Nov 2013
Unity 7 Hoping To Become An Official Flavor For Ubuntu...   Ubuntu   24 Nov 2017
Ubuntu Developers Discuss Dropping ReiserFS   Ubuntu   12 Sep 2013
Ubuntu 18.04 Minimal Spin Down To ~30MB Compressed /...   Ubuntu   02 Feb 2018
A Great Present In The Linux 2.6.33 Kernel   Linux Kernel   10 Dec 2009
KernelCare Is Another Alternative To Canonical's...   Proprietary Software   21 Oct 2016
Btrfs May Be The Default File-System In Ubuntu 10.10   Ubuntu   14 May 2010
Nouveau To Enter The Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Kernel   Nouveau   23 Nov 2009
Canonical Has Been Weathering The Pandemic Well:...   Ubuntu   18 Jul 2021
Kubuntu 12.04 To Drop KDE Support For Firefox   KDE   16 Mar 2012
Linux Kernel: "Drop Support For x86-32"   Linux Kernel   23 Aug 2012
Xfce, LXDE, & GNOME Are Running On Ubuntu XMir   Ubuntu   24 Jun 2013
Ubuntu's User-Space Ported To Run On Windows 10 By...   Microsoft   30 Mar 2016
Have You Had Any Luck Running Ubuntu On Windows 10?   Proprietary Software   08 Apr 2016
Electronic Arts At Ubuntu Summit; Linux Games Coming?   Ubuntu   03 May 2012
Trying Out Ubuntu 20.04 With ZFS + Zsys Automated APT...   Ubuntu   23 Mar 2020
Some In The Ubuntu Community Want To Fork, Maintain...   Ubuntu   06 Apr 2017
Canonical Pulled In $110 Million, Down To ~440...   Ubuntu   04 Jan 2019