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Here's an early look at some Bootchart numbers for two systems running Ubuntu 12.10 development snapshots compared to earlier releases.
3 October 2012 - Bootchart - 24 Comments
The second beta release for the forthcoming Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" Linux distribution is now available for testing.
27 September 2012 - It's Here - 11 Comments
Canonical has reversed their stance on the boot-loader to use for Ubuntu Linux when dealing with UEFI SecureBoot.
21 September 2012 - SecureBoot - 32 Comments
Changes coming to the Ubuntu 12.10 Unity desktop, namely to its Dash launcher component, are trying to generate Canonical more affiliate revenue through promoting more online purchases.
20 September 2012 - Affiliate Advertising - 5 Comments
Ubuntu developers are working on improving the performance of Unity and Compiz, but it may take a while that will almost certainly extend past the Ubuntu 12.10 release. As part of this, support for un-redirecting full-screen windows has been improved.
13 September 2012 - Work In Progress - 13 Comments
With Unity 2D being abandoned and only providing Unity + Compiz in Ubuntu 12.10 as the default desktop, the out-of-the-box experience for low-powered ARM hardware on the stock Ubuntu desktop is a mess.
11 September 2012 - Unity Sucks - 17 Comments
Developers working on Ubuntu 12.10 are now past feature-freeze and the beta has already shipped, but they are hoping to pull in the official release of the GRUB 2.00 boot-loader prior to the October debut of the Quantal Quetzal.
11 September 2012 - Hopes - 16 Comments
The "Quantal Quetzal" has reached beta state.
6 September 2012 - Ubuntu 12.10 - 1 Comment
Besides the Unity desktop and Compiz window manager in Ubuntu impairing the Linux OpenGL performance, the 2D performance is also dramatically affected by this desktop configuration.
5 September 2012 - Unity/Compiz
Canonical and Valve are warming up to each other after a recent visit to the Valve headquarters in Bellevue.
30 August 2012 - Ubuntu-Valve? - 33 Comments
Steve Langasek has laid out plans to drop Ubuntu alternate CDs beginning already with the forthcoming Ubuntu 12.10 release.
27 August 2012 - Ubuntu Proposal - 32 Comments
The first point release for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" was released on Thursday evening.
23 August 2012 - Precise Pangolin
With the Unity 4.0 game engine gaining native Linux support, Canonical is sponsoring a session at this week's Unite game development conference to promote their Ubuntu Software Center to game developers of this Mono-powered proprietary game engine.
22 August 2012 - Unity Developers - 37 Comments
Jason Warner, the Ubuntu Desktop Manager at Canonical, acknowledges that dropping Unity 2D and going with Unity-Over-LLVMpipe may lead to some regressions and that some users will want to stick to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or switch to another desktop environment.
17 August 2012 - Canonical - 18 Comments
As expected, Ubuntu developers have done away with the Unity 2D desktop environment spin for the forthcoming Ubuntu 12.10 release.
16 August 2012 - Unity 2D - 26 Comments
Ubuntu developers are looking at using the name "GNObuntu" their GNOME flavor of Ubuntu Linux.
16 August 2012 - UNObuntu? - 13 Comments
If you're sad about Ubuntu delaying their Wayland System Compositor and want to take Wayland/Weston for a spin, there's another alternative for playing with this next-generation Linux desktop technology.
10 August 2012 - RebeccaBlackOS - 5 Comments
Ubuntu developers will be meeting in Copenhagen later this year to hash out their plans for Ubuntu 13.04.
30 July 2012 - Ubuntu 13.04 - 5 Comments
The third alpha release of Ubuntu 12.10, the Quantal Quetzal, is now available.
26 July 2012 - Quantal
While there's still more than one month until the Ubuntu 12.10 feature freeze, Canonical/Ubuntu developers continue to work towards their concept of having Wayland serve as a system compositor for this next Ubuntu Linux release due out in October, but will they make it?
6 July 2012 - Ubuntu 12.10 - 29 Comments
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