Ubuntu, the long-lost OS first introduced a few years ago, is finally coming to the mainstream market. Canonical, the company behind the operating system, is releasing the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, a repurposed Android phone from BQ.
Meizu and Canonical have announced a strategic partnership that could see Ubuntu Touch powered smartphones arrive in China and Europe by early 2015.
Canonical has announced that only the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 7 (2013) will continue to get official Ubuntu Touch support starting with February.
The Meizu MX3 has been spotted running Ubuntu Touch, although it’s not clear yet whether the phone will actually run Canonical’s OS. Read on for more details!
Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical, has revealed that the company has signed its first agreement to ship Ubuntu on high-end phones. The mobile version of the Linux-based OS will be offered on smartphones during 2014.
Looking to load up Ubuntu onto your Android device but waiting for a stable release? That day has come, though not without a few caveats.
The Indiegogo campaign for the Ubuntu Edge smartphone failed to raise its goal of $32 million. While the project won’t go ahead, the campaign succeeded in raising public awareness of Ubuntu Phone.
With six days left to raise another $22 million, the future is uncertain for Canonical’s Android and Ubuntu smartphone.
A new trademark filing by Canonical reveals the name “Ubuntu Edge.” Could this be the name of the first official Ubuntu-powered smartphone? Read on to learn more!
Canonical notes these carriers will have “access to early information about Ubuntu and device manufacturer plans to support the OS, as well as the opportunity to be a launch partner for Ubuntu on smartphones.” This still gives Canonical control of Ubuntu, but allows for carriers to relay their feedback directly to the source.