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New Specifications On The Alleged Ubuntu Tablet

Back in December, Phoronix delivered the first article about An Ubuntu Tablet Inspired By The Ubuntu Edge Is Coming. From the company responsible for this tablet inspired by the failed Ubuntu Edge smartphone we have some new specifications of the tablet they plan to ship with Ubuntu.
27 February 2015 - MJ Tech - 4 Comments

Canonical's Latest Demo Of Ubuntu Unity 8 Convergence In Action

A new video is out showing the latest work on Ubuntu's Unity 8 interface and the convergence user experience across phones, tablets, and desktop PCs.
27 February 2015 - Unity 8 - 39 Comments

Ubuntu 15.04 Beta Released, Ubuntu MATE Made Official

The Ubuntu derivatives opting-in to doing beta releases put out their first beta today. With this 15.04 Beta 1 milestone, Ubuntu MATE has been made an official derivative.
26 February 2015 - Ubuntu 15.04 Beta - 8 Comments

Canonical Comes Up With Its Own FUSE Filesystem For Linux Containers

Canonical has been developing LXCFS, a FUSE-based file-system for LXC containers that will premiere with the upcoming release of Ubuntu 15.04.
23 February 2015 - LXCFS - 18 Comments

Writing Ubuntu Phone Apps Seem Fairly Easy

For those that haven't yet dove into writing apps for the Ubuntu Phone, the QML-based apps seem fairly easy to construct as shown by a few new example applications.
22 February 2015 - Ubuntu Phone Apps - 45 Comments

Mir Now Depends Upon C++14

While many open-source projects are still transitioning over to a C++11 code-base, Ubuntu's Mir display server is already moving onto C++14.
21 February 2015 - Mir Features - 26 Comments

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Released & Ubuntu 15.04 Now In Feature Freeze

The second point release to the Long Term Support Ubuntu 14.04 release was announced today. On the same day, Ubuntu 15.04 entered its feature freeze.
19 February 2015 - Ubuntu Linux - 13 Comments

Unity 8 Continues Working Towards Proper Desktop Support

Besides Canonical developers having released a new version of Mir, they've also continued concurrently advancing the Unity 8 UI.
19 February 2015 - Ubuntu Unity 8 - 21 Comments

Mir 0.11 Released With Many Enhancements

Version 0.11 of the Mir Display Server was released this week for Ubuntu.
14 February 2015 - Mir 0.11 - 18 Comments

Ubuntu Make 0.5 Adds Dart Support

Ubuntu Make, the software formerly known as Ubuntu Developer Tools Center, is out with a new release that adds more options and platforms for helping developers using Ubuntu Linux.
12 February 2015 - Ubuntu-Make - 2 Comments

Ubuntu 15.04 Will Soon Move To The Linux 3.19 Kernel

To no major surprise, Ubuntu 15.04 will soon switch to using the Linux 3.19 kernel.
10 February 2015 - Ubuntu 15.04 + Linux 3.19 - 7 Comments

It Takes A While To Boot The BQ Ubuntu Phone

Following the announcement of the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition that will begin going up for sale next week, the first real hands-on videos of the Ubuntu Phone in action are starting to come out...
7 February 2015 - Ubuntu Phone - 48 Comments

The First Ubuntu Phone Officially Launches

The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone has been announced and will begin shipping in the days ahead.
6 February 2015 - BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition - 28 Comments

It's Easy To Switch Between Upstart & Systemd Right Now On Ubuntu 15.04

While Ubuntu 15.04 is working towards migrating over to using systemd by default, it's still using Upstart at present. However, both Upstart and systemd are installed by default with current Ubuntu 15.04 builds.
5 February 2015 - Systemd + Upstart - 18 Comments

Ubuntu's Mir Gains Server-Side Platform Probing

The latest big feature landing in Ubuntu's Mir display server by Canonical is server-side platform probing support, which landed just before the weekend.
25 January 2015 - Mir Android/Mesa Probing

Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" Alpha 2 Released

The Ubuntu flavors opting in for a second alpha release for the 15.04 Vivid Vervet cycle have out their new releases today.
22 January 2015 - Ubuntu 15.04 - 15 Comments

Mir 0.11 Working On Better Performance, Android External Display Support

Earlier this month we covered new Mir features that ended up being incorporated into the Mir 0.10 release. Mir 0.11 is now under development and it's already packing significant improvements.
18 January 2015 - Mir 0.11 - 16 Comments

Unity 8 & Mir Are Moving Along For Ubuntu 15.04

Canonical's work on the next-generation Unity 8 interface for the Ubuntu desktop powered by the Mir display server is taking shape on the desktop and complementing their mobile work well.
7 January 2015 - Mir+Unity 8 - 27 Comments

Ubuntu Make Adds Google Go Support, Game Category

Ubuntu Make, formerly known as the Ubuntu Developer Tools Center, is up to version 0.4 and it adds Go language support.
6 January 2015 - Ubuntu Make - 15 Comments

Ubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 For Its Various Flavors

While Ubuntu itself no longer puts out alpha/beta releases in favor of just testing out the daily Live ISOs, the various Ubuntu flavors still participating in the traditional release process have done their first alpha releases this afternoon for Ubuntu 15.04.
18 December 2014 - Vivid Vervet

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