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Canonical Releases Mir 0.7 Display Server

While Ubuntu 14.10 is still sticking to the X.Org Server by default on the desktop, an updated version of Mir is now available for early adopters and those running the Ubuntu mobile stack.

3 September 2014 - Mir 0.7 - 4 Comments
Canonical BootStack Will Build & Manage Your OpenStack Cloud

Mark Shuttleworth announced earlier this year "Your Cloud" as a paid service by Canonical to build and manage OpenStack cloud deployments. Your Cloud has turned into BootStack and is rolling forward for those that wish to have Canonical build out and manage their cloud computing environment.

3 September 2014 - BootStack - Add A Comment
Ubuntu 14.10 Alpha 2 Released

For the Ubuntu derivatives participating in the tagged alpha/beta releases during each Ubuntu Linux development cycle, the alpha two releases are now available for the 14.10 Utopic Unicorn.

1 August 2014 - Utopic Unicorn - 1 Comment
Q&A About Unity 8, Mir Display Server

A question and answer session was held today during the Ubuntu Online Summit for those interested in the Mir Display Server and next-generation Unity 8 desktop with its focus on convergence.

11 June 2014 - Questions - Add A Comment
Mark Reiterates Mir Will Have First-Class Driver Support

Mark Shuttleworth is hosting his keynote right now for the latest Ubuntu Online Developer Summit. Mark mostly talked about Ubuntu Phone, the forthcoming BQ phone hardware, Unity 8, OpenStack, LXC / Docker, and cloud computing in general... During the question and answer period, he was just asked about Mir driver support.

10 June 2014 - UDS Keynote - 31 Comments
An Ubuntu MATE Desktop Spin Might Still Materialize

There's been much talk in the past about creating a spin/derivative of Ubuntu Linux using the MATE Desktop Environment fork of GNOME2. While no spin materialized for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, talk of developing a new spin is again happening.

7 June 2014 - Ubuntu MATE - 24 Comments

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