Ubuntu Edge

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The Ubuntu Edge is the next generation of personal computing: smartphone and desktop PC in one state-of-the-art device.

Facts:

  • Exclusive to Indiegogo backers. The Edge will NOT be available to buy at launch.
  • Specs to be finalised as late as possible to ensure the best available components.
  • Dual-boots into Ubuntu mobile OS and Android; converts into a full desktop PC.
  • Works with LTE and GSM networks, including Verizon and Sprint.
  • Perks include all charges for US and UK, including VAT and delivery.
  • Standard manufacturer warranty will apply once manufacturer is selected.Zero cost to backers if the campaign is unsuccessful. Continue reading “Ubuntu Edge”
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Some well known facts about Linux

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Linux is perhaps the world’s most powerful operating system to date. It was developed by a Finish software engineer Linus Benedict Trovalds at the age of 21 as his thesis. Presently, Linux has 300 types of codes and you can use any depending on your applications.

To know Linux better, here are the some fun and interesting facts about the Linux operating system.

  • The original name of Linux is “Freax” a blend of the words of ‘freak’ and allusion of Unix. Trovalds already considered the name Linux but thought it was too egotistical. Half a year later, he decided Linux is more suitable.
  • In 1991, the GNU project has no drivers or kernels which nudged Trovalds to develop the Linux kernel.
  • Linux kernel is written in the programming language C.
  • This operating system is a freeware. Meaning it is free from virus and malware infections.
  • Linux official mascot is a penguin named Tux. Continue reading “Some well known facts about Linux”