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System76 Lemur: My Purebred Linux Laptop
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System76 Lemur: My Purebred Linux Laptop

As an advocate for Open Source Technology, I've put my money where my mouth is and purchased a purebred-Linux based laptop, the System76 Lemur. I'm pleased with this purchase and I'll be sharing a few bells and whistle along with the deltas that I've noticed over the past seven months.   , you may not have heard of this company before but they are a US based computer reseller store with their primary focus on preinstalled-Linux notebooks, desktops and servers. They partner with the electronics manufacturer, Chicony, in packaging some beautiful hardware products for their customers.   Why I purchased it? First I'm not a fanboy for System76. But I do put my money where my mouth is and being a supporter of Open Source, it is incumbent upon me to support an organisa...
Canonical Launches the Ubuntu Phone on Crowd-funding website Indiegogo
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Canonical Launches the Ubuntu Phone on Crowd-funding website Indiegogo

Yesterday, Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution launched the Ubuntu phone. The Ubuntu Edge (brand name), aims to be "... the next generation of personal computing: smartphone and desktop PC in one state-of-the-art device". The company is using the Indiegogo crowd funding platform to raise the $32 million its needs to bring this device to market. Earlier this year the company launched Ubuntu for Phone and Ubuntu for Tablets. The new OS for mobile devices aims at turning high-end mobile devices into a fully functional PCs when connected to a HDMI display. However, it seems that phone manufacturers are not too keen on investing in a new high-end devices running a new operating system. So the company has turned to the power of crowd-funding to realize the dream device...