Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition Launched in China, Coming to Europe soon

Three months after the first Ubuntu Phone in the form of BQ's Aquaris E4.5 was unveiled, the long awaited Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition has been launched. Unlike the BQ Aquaris though, there won't be any flash sales which helped creating a lot of hype around the phone. 

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition Launched

Dell's stunning XPS 13 laptop now comes Ubuntu preloaded

Dell does its magic again. Not one, but two of their iconic laptop sub-brands now comes pre-loaded with Ubuntu OS. Latest edition of Dell XPS 13 has the thinnest of bezels and its Infinity displays are regarded as the best in the market right now. 

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MPV - A truly lightweight Mplayer based media player for Linux

For those who are in the lookout for a decent multimedia player beyond the usual suspects such as VLC, SMPlayer or GNOME Mplayer, and one that is also light as a feather, look no further, MPV has you covered.

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University Paris 8 ditches Adobe's Photoshop for Krita, Blender and Natron

Opensource tools in the professional software space are really taking off, be it Blender or GIMP or even the humble LibreOffice. Krita on the other hand is generally accepted as an user-friendly GIMP alternative which is also cross-platform. Krita, which was launched about 9 years ago, is now considered to be as reliable as the best industry has to offer. 

VLC 3.0 to come up with Chromecast support

Recent changelog published by VLC confirms once and for all the fact that the next important version of VLC is indeed going to come up with Chromecast support across multiple devices. 

Say hello to Trinity Bundle: 10 epic Steam games for Linux at just $2.49!

10 epic Steam games for Linux worth more than 120 USD for just $2.49, Bundle Star brings to you perhaps one of the most exciting collection of Linux games this year at throw-away prices. Grab your copy before the time runs out. 

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Rumor: A third Ubuntu Phone is in the making, US launch likely to happen later this year!

The first ever Ubuntu Phone, BQ's Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, went on flash sale today. But the limited stocks were sold out in a matter of hours. But don't worry, you'll witness more flash sales in the coming weeks (Subscribe and we'll keep you updated). And there's more. According to Cristian Parrino from Canonical, Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition would probably go on sale like BQ Aquaris in March or April and then there is a third manufacturer (which won't be named now due to obvious reasons) whose version of Ubuntu Phones are already in the making.

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This tiny new feature will make you love elementary OS Freya even more

'Never trust a random code or command from the web, you should know what you are doing,' we've been warning our readers for a while now about the need for understanding what you are about to do by copy-pasting and executing a random command from the internet. Well, eOS Freya went one step ahead and implemented this feature right into its Terminal.

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Bringing the power of Ubuntu to Drones: Erle-Copter's first flight running Snappy Ubuntu Core a grand success!

Snappy Ubuntu Core is a new rendition of Ubuntu with transactional updates - a minimal server image with the same libraries as today’s Ubuntu, but applications are provided through a simpler mechanism. It is fast and nimble, and is finding new takers from across the industry. Erle Robotics, makers of a wide range of robotic hardware and tools that include state-of-the-art drone technology, are using Snappy Ubuntu Core as their platform of choice.

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BQ's Aquaris E4.5 all set to become the first ever Ubuntu Phone! Beautiful promo videos featuring Ubuntu Phones are up too

It is official. The first smartphones running Ubuntu for Phones OS are almost here. BQ is the vendor and they will launch the Ubuntu edition of their popular mid-range smartphone, Aquaris E4.5, across Europe in the coming weeks. 

BQ's Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition
image above does not represent the actual Ubuntu Phone
 eventhough the hardware used is the same