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The Biggest Quality Problem At Ubuntu 12.10 UDS

When announcing the Quantal Quetzal, Mark Shuttleworth mentioned "quality" over ten times in his blog post. He also reinforced the quality of Ubuntu at his keynote on Monday for the Ubuntu Developer Summit. But what's the biggest quality issue this week in Oakland?
10 May 2012 - There's A Problem - 19 Comments

The X.Org Plans For Ubuntu 12.10

Here's the X.Org plans for Ubuntu 12.10.
9 May 2012 - Not Too Exciting - 10 Comments

Ubuntu Friendly Wasn't So Friendly After All

Ubuntu Friendly -- the Canonical-spawned initiative for the community to try to provide information on computer hardware that's "friendly" to run Ubuntu Linux -- is not being actively maintained.
9 May 2012 - Failed - 13 Comments

A Look At Why Linux Graphics Drivers Have Issues

Here's an interesting look at the state of the Ubuntu bug count as it concerns Linux graphics driver issues.
9 May 2012 - Problems - 35 Comments

Ubuntu Still Trying To Lock Down Third-Party Debs

In the name of security, Ubuntu developers are looking at ways to lock-down or verify the way third-party Debian packages are handled on Ubuntu Linux.
8 May 2012 - Debian Packages - 15 Comments

Ubuntu 12.10 Working To Play A Sound Theme

Discussed on Monday during the Ubuntu 12.10 Developer Summit were the plans to introduce a new sound theme to the Quantal Quetzel.
8 May 2012 - Ubuntu Linux - 5 Comments

The Biggest Problem For A Linux PC Vendor

Yesterday at the Ubuntu Developer Summit while trying to enjoy the disappointing beer selection, a leading PC vendor that sells Linux-loaded PCs shared with me the biggest problem they face when it comes to Linux pre-loaded systems at this time.
8 May 2012 - Optimus - 58 Comments

Canonical: Ubuntu To Soon Ship On 5% Of PCs

Chris Kenyon, the VP of sales and business development for Canonical, just spoke this afternoon at the Ubuntu 12.10 Developer Summit about what Canonical does with OEMs and ODMs. He also tossed out some rather interesting numbers about the adoption of Ubuntu Linux.
7 May 2012 - Supposedly - 37 Comments

Shuttleworth Talks About Ubuntu 12.10

Mark Shuttleworth just finished his keynote that kicks off the Ubuntu 12.10 Developers Summit. Here's a few things he said.
7 May 2012 - Mark Shuttleworth - 8 Comments

Calxeda Shows Off 192-Core ARM Ubuntu Server

Kicking off the Ubuntu 12.10 Developer Summit is a keynote by Mark Shuttleworth where he and Calxeda just showed off a 192 core ARM server.
7 May 2012 - Calxeda - 17 Comments

Using DisplayLink USB Graphics On Ubuntu 12.04

Here's the first shot at using a USB-based DisplayLink graphics adapter with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
4 May 2012 - Fails... - 4 Comments

Electronic Arts At Ubuntu Summit; Linux Games Coming?

The news has been quick to spread today that Electronic Arts will be making a brief presentation at the Ubuntu Developer Summit next week.
3 May 2012 - Games On Linux? - 64 Comments

Ubuntu 12.10 Open For Development With GCC 4.7

Development on Ubuntu 12.10, the Quantal Quetzal, is now officially underway.
30 April 2012 - Changes - 3 Comments

Interesting Discussions For Ubuntu 12.10 Summit

There's just a little more than one week until the Ubuntu Developer Summit for Ubuntu 12.10 will be happening in Oakland, California. Here's what appears to be some of the most interesting technical sessions to be happening for this Canonical-sponsored summit.
28 April 2012 - UDS-Q - 8 Comments

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" Released

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, the "Precise Pangolin", was officially released this morning.
26 April 2012 - New Ubuntu - 20 Comments

Ubuntu 12.10 Codenamed The "Quantal Quetzal"

Mark Shuttleworth announced the codename this morning to Ubuntu 12.10. This Ubuntu Linux release due out in October will be codenamed the Quantal Quetzal.
23 April 2012 - Quantal Quetzal - 15 Comments

Ubuntu 12.10 Release Schedule Published

The Ubuntu 12.10 release schedule has been published this weekend. The official release of this "Precise Pangolin" successor is due out on the 18th of October.
22 April 2012 - Ubuntu 12.10 - 2 Comments

What Ubuntu 12.10 Won't Be Codenamed

With the release of Ubuntu 12.04 due out next week, Mark Shuttleworth will soon be announcing the codename of the six-month successor to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, which carries the codename of Precise Pangolin.
20 April 2012 - Ubuntu 12.10 - 15 Comments

Ubuntu 12.04 Still Trying For 64-bit By Default

Back at the last UDS Orlando summit I mentioned that Canonical was looking at finally recomending the 64-bit version of Ubuntu Linux by default for new installs rather than 32-bit. This issue is again being discussed at the last minute for the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" release due out next week.
17 April 2012 - Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64 - 18 Comments

Radeon, Nouveau Power Usage On Ubuntu 12.04

Here are a couple Easter-day Linux benchmarks with a few more power consumption results for the Precise Pangolin, a.k.a. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
8 April 2012 - Few Benchmarks

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