Posts from the ‘Ubuntu/Linux’ Category

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    System76 Announces 2 New Ubuntu Laptops

    June 13th, 2013 | Devices, Featured Slider, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    Linux computer manufacturer System76 announced 2 new laptops today. 14.1” Galago UltraPro The first new laptop is the 14.1” Galago UltraPro. It features the 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4750HQ Quad-core Processor, a sharp 1080p Full High Definition IPS LED Backlit Display, Intel Iris Pro Graphics with 128 MB eDRAM, up to 1.256 TB of storage, […]

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    Bonobo Extreme Review – System76

    January 4th, 2013 | Devices, Reviews, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 7 Comments

    System76 was kind enough to send me their top of the line Bonobo laptop to review. Hardware & Aesthetics The review laptop isn’t fully maxed out on specs, but never the less, it is still rocking some pretty sweet internals. Some of the specs of the review laptop include: – 17.3″ 1080p Full High Definition […]

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  • Ubuntu Android

    Ubuntu Boot Animation for Android

    June 19th, 2012 | Android, Apps/Widgets, Devices, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 2 Comments

    TeamFluxion has created a neat little Android boot animation that resembles the Ubuntu boot screen.  They say it is meant to resemble the Ubuntu 9.x startup animation, but I am guessing they are unfamiliar with Ubuntu.  Ubuntu 9.10 was before their rebranding, when they switched to brown, orange, and purple coloring.  I think the boot […]

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    Pangolin Performance Laptop Review – System76

    June 13th, 2012 | Devices, Reviews, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    The Pangolin Performance is the new Ubuntu laptop from System76. Hardware & Aesthetics The base hardware of a Pangolin Performance laptop is nothing to scoff about.  System76 is already shipping the new Intel Ivy Bridge processors with their systems, which is great to see.  Unfortunately, this system was purchased right before that happened.  The laptop […]

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    Vivaldi Tablet Shipping Soon, Now With 1GB of Ram

    April 29th, 2012 | Devices, News, News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    Looks like we are in the home stretch.  Vivaldi tablet Team Leader Aaron Seigo wrote on his blog that he will be able to sign the purchase order, from the manufacturer, sometime next week so the first shipments of Vivaldi tablets can be put together and sent out!  Everyone have their money ready? Aaron Seigo […]

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    Verizon Getting Galaxy SIII

    April 28th, 2012 | Android, Devices, News | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    Verizon customers can maybe stop holding their breath. According to a Verizon Summer/Fall 2012 smartphone roadmap, BGR is reporting that much anticipated Android smartphone, the Samsung’s Galaxy SIII, will in fact be coming to Big Red.  They are anticipating the Galaxy S III will be released sometime this summer. I for one will take this […]

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    Leopard Extreme Desktop Review – System76

    April 26th, 2012 | Devices, Reviews, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 8 Comments

    The Leopard Extreme is the high-end desktop computer from System76.  This beast of a machine is build for hardcore computer users, such as video producers like myself.  As a disclaimer, this review is for the leox2 model I got in 2011 . It has since been upgraded to the leox3.  I’ve had this system for […]

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  • 15.6" Pangolin Performance

    System76 Unveils New Lemur Ultra and Pangolin Performance Ubuntu Laptops

    April 8th, 2012 | Devices, News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | 2 Comments

    Computer manufacturer System76 just released the newest models of their Lemur Ultra and Pangolin Performance laptops running Ubuntu. — 14.1″ Lemur Ultra The ultra portable, ultra powerful 14.1″ Lemur Ultra, starts out at $689 for the base configuration. The default configuration features a 14.1″ 720p high definition LED backlit display, with a resolution of 1366 […]

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  • FS icons

    FS Icons for Ubuntu

    March 15th, 2012 | Customization, Ubuntu, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    While it is becoming more and more unlikely that a new icon theme will be featured in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, DevianatArt user franksouza183 has begun working on an icon theme based on the rumored YellowIcon icons I wrote about earlier. For now, only the main folder icons and some chat status are included.  franksouza183 […]

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  • Vivaldi

    KDE ‘Spark’ Tablet Gets New Name

    March 15th, 2012 | Devices, News, News, Ubuntu/Linux | Joe Steiger | No Comments

    The KDE Spark tablet got a little shakeup today.  Aaron Seigo, project leader for the Spark tablet, announced that the tablet had to be renamed due to trademark issues.  The tablet will now be called Vivaldi.  Aaron Seigo says: “We decided to go with a musical theme that celebrates some of the brightest lights in […]

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