1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

Ubuntu News Archives

Early Boot Speed Results For Ubuntu 12.10

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

Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Arrives

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

Ubuntu Switches Back To GRUB2 For SecureBoot

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

Ubuntu Unity Changes Aim For More Affiliate Revenue

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

Compiz Working On Unredirected Fullscreen Windows

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

Unity Debacle Sets Back Ubuntu On The ARM Desktop

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

Ubuntu 12.10 Tries For Last Minute GRUB 2.00

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

Ubuntu 12.10 Beta Released

The "Quantal Quetzal" has reached beta state.
6 September 2012 - Ubuntu 12.10 - 1 Comment

Ubuntu's Unity Is Also Painful For 2D Performance

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 Plans To Drop Alternate Ubuntu CDs

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

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS "Precise Pangolin" Released

The first point release for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" was released on Thursday evening.
23 August 2012 - Precise Pangolin

Canonical Promoting Ubuntu Software Center To Game Devs

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

Canonical Comments On The Unity 2D Defenestration

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

Ubuntu 12.10 Drops Unity 2D Desktop

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

GNOME-Ubuntu Flavor Looking At "GNObuntu"

Ubuntu developers are looking at using the name "GNObuntu" their GNOME flavor of Ubuntu Linux.
16 August 2012 - UNObuntu? - 13 Comments

A Linux LiveCD To Play With Wayland/Weston

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 13.04 Planning To Happen In Copenhagen

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

Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Alpha 3 Released

The third alpha release of Ubuntu 12.10, the Quantal Quetzal, is now available.
26 July 2012 - Quantal

Ubuntu Still Aims For Wayland System Compositor

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 "Quantal Quetzal" Alpha 2 Is Here

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

731 Ubuntu news articles published on Phoronix.
19
Latest Articles & Reviews
  1. Kubuntu 15.04 Is Turning Out Quite Nice, Good Way To Try Out The Latest KDE
  2. 5-Way Linux Distribution Comparison On The Core i3 NUC
  3. OCZ ARC 100 Linux SSD Benchmarks
  4. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Works Great As A Linux Ultrabook
  5. Transcend SSD370 256GB
  6. Linux 3.19 File-System Tests Of EXT4, Btrfs, XFS & F2FS
Latest Linux News
  1. ALSA 1.0.29 Released
  2. Ubuntu 15.04 Beta Released, Ubuntu MATE Made Official
  3. Coreboot Developer: Purism Doesn't Deliver On Libre Firmware
  4. LLVM 3.6 & Clang 3.6 Deliver More Features, Complete C++14 Support
  5. The Most Popular Open-Source Linux Benchmarks
  6. The Tremendous Features Of Fedora 22
  7. Krita 2.9 Released, Their Biggest Release Ever
  8. RISC OS Now Works With The Raspberry Pi 2
  9. A Single UEFI Executable With The Linux Kernel, Initrd & Command Line
  10. Unigine 2.0 Beta Brings Performance Optimizations, Oculus Rift DK2 Support
Most Viewed News This Week
  1. Linux 4.0-RC1 Tagged, Linux 4.0 Will Bring Many Notable Improvements
  2. Screenshots Of The GNOME 3.16 Changes
  3. Linux 4.0 Doesn't Have The Weirdest Codename
  4. Mir Now Depends Upon C++14
  5. GNOME 3.16 Beta Brings Wayland-Based Log-in Screen
  6. LLVM Clang Compiling The Linux Kernel Is A Big Topic For 2015
  7. Linux BIOS/UEFI Updating Is Going To Get Much Better With UEFI 2.5
  8. Canonical Comes Up With Its Own FUSE Filesystem For Linux Containers
%%CLICK_URL_UNESC%%