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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
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
Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 2 has been released. This second development milestone for the "Quantal Quetzal" brings a number of package updates and new features.
28 June 2012 - Released - 12 Comments
Canonical has shared publicly their plans this morning on how they plan to implement support for UEFI SecureBoot on future versions of Ubuntu Linux.
22 June 2012 - Ubuntu - 88 Comments
On the same day as partnering with Microsoft, Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" Alpha 1 has been released.
7 June 2012 - Quantal Quetzal - 4 Comments
Canonical is promoting today its new partnership with Microsoft that allows Ubuntu Linux to run on Windows Azure.
7 June 2012 - Ubuntusoft? - 17 Comments
It's quite easy these days to build a many-core compute cluster that is low-powered, running Linux, and performant-friendly. Here's a small cluster build that's begun at Phoronix and has twelve 1.2GHz cores while the total system power consumption under load is just about 30 Watts.
7 June 2012 - Really - 18 Comments
Ubuntu developers have decided to remove the migration-assistant package from the stock Ubuntu installer. This software package was supposed to make it easy for transferring files and settings to Ubuntu Linux from Windows.
30 May 2012 - No More - 3 Comments
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