How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 From a Previous Release

With the release of Ubuntu 17.10, came loads of big changes, like GNOME replacing Unity as the default desktop, window buttons going back to the right, the ability to move the dock, and no 32-bit desktop version. There’s also a new default display server and default display manager.

Ubuntu 17.04 was a non-LTS release, which means it only has a 9-month support cycle. As of January 13, 2018, Ubuntu 17.04 has reached end of life and will no longer receive software and security updates. It’s recommended that you upgrade to 17.10.

Ubuntu 16.04 is an LTS release and will still be supported […]

5 Awesome Linux Laptops You Can Buy Right Now

Linux is amazing unless it won’t install. Then it just hurts. Fortunately, a number of laptop makers build Linux laptops that don’t suffer from driver or software faults. But how many of these offer good performance?

Best Linux Laptop Companies

Who makes Linux laptops in 2018?

Several companies make purpose-built Linux-flavored laptops. The three best manufacturers are System76, ZaReason, and Dell. Other companies offer repackaged systems from Dell, HP, ASUS, and Lenovo that include Linux distributions optimized for that particular laptop. These devices normally come with Windows installed, but have been tested and certified for Ubuntu.

There’s one downside to buying from small manufacturers: […]