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A Demo Of Ubuntu's Unity 8 On The Desktop

In continuation of this morning's Ubuntu 15.10 UOS session about plans for Unity 8 on the Ubuntu desktop, that was followed by a demo of the current Unity 8 desktop experience -- including some experimental code shown by Canonical developers.
6 May 2015 - Unity 8 Desktop Demo - 32 Comments

The Unity 8 Items Being Worked On For The Ubuntu Desktop

Discussed this morning during the second day of the Ubuntu Online Summit for Ubuntu 15.10 was "Unity 8 as the default desktop." Unity 7 will remain the default for Ubuntu 15.10, but a lot of progress is expected this Wily Werewolf cycle.
6 May 2015 - Unity 8 - 8 Comments

Xubuntu Team Announces "Xubuntu Core"

The latest Ubuntu-related announcement this week is the debut of Xubuntu Core.
6 May 2015 - Xubuntu Core - 17 Comments

Many Ubuntu Phone Updates Are Coming Up Soon

Revealed today during this first full day of the Ubuntu Online Summit for Ubuntu 15.10 were some of the roadmap items and features coming soon for the Ubuntu Phone.
5 May 2015 - Ubuntu Phone Roadmap - 1 Comment

Deb-Based Ubuntu Will Continue To Be Offered For The Foreseeable Future

While there's work on getting a Snappy version of Ubuntu's Desktop-Next in time for the Ubuntu 15.10 release in October, Debian based packages of Ubuntu Linux will continue to be offered for the foreseeable future.
5 May 2015 - .Deb Debian Packages - 15 Comments

It's A Long Road Ahead To Get Ubuntu Snappy On The Desktop

The session concerning bringing Snappy package management to the Ubuntu Linux desktop just ended during today's Ubuntu Online Summit.
5 May 2015 - Ubuntu Snappy - 27 Comments

An Ubuntu Phone Will Ship This Year With The Converged Unity Experience

During Mark Shuttleworth's keynote this morning to kickoff the Ubuntu Online Summit for Ubuntu 15.10 (codenamed the Wily Werewolf) he also shed a few details about a new Ubuntu phone that is supposed to ship this year.
4 May 2015 - New Ubuntu Phone - 6 Comments

Ubuntu 15.10 Is Codenamed The Wily Werewolf

As expected, the Ubuntu 15.10 codename was announced today during Mark Shuttleworth's virtual keynote for kicking off this week's Ubuntu Online Summit.
4 May 2015 - Wily Werewolf - 11 Comments

Ubuntu 15.10's "W" Codename Being Revealed Soon

Mark Shuttleworth is hosting his virtual keynote today for Ubuntu 15.10 with the Ubuntu Online Summit happening this week.
4 May 2015 - Shuttleworth Keynote - 16 Comments

A Lot Of Improvements Are Coming For Mir 0.13, Including Work Towards Libinput

We've known since March that Mir 0.13 would be a very large release and it's certainly panning out that way.
2 May 2015 - Mir 0.13 - 23 Comments

Ubuntu Make Adds Support For Visual Studio Code

Verison 0.7 of Ubuntu Make has been released, the software formerly known as the Ubuntu Developer Tools Center.
30 April 2015 - Microsoft Visual Studio Code - 8 Comments

Ubuntu 15.10 Plans Being Discussed Next Week

Next week marks the initial Ubuntu Online Summit (UOS) for planning out the community+Canonical Ubuntu 15.10 release, the next major update to the popular Linux distribution due out in October.
28 April 2015 - Ubuntu 15.10 Convergence - 24 Comments

Ubuntu's Desktop-Next Switching From .DEBs To Snappy

Ubuntu 15.04 was just released and Canonical isn't wasting any time with starting to share their plans for Ubuntu 15.10 due out in October. This next release will feature a build that switches away from Debian packages (.deb) to using Snappy Personal.
23 April 2015 - Ubuntu 15.10 - 92 Comments

Ubuntu 15.04 Released, Now Available For Download

Ubuntu 15.04 is out!
23 April 2015 - Ubuntu 15.04 - 20 Comments

Using LXD Containers On Ubuntu 15.04

While much of the media attention as of late when it comes to Ubuntu Linux has been about their mobile endeavors, they are continuing to innovate on other fronts as well and with this week's release of Ubuntu 15.04 is the initial work on LXD for those interested in containers.
21 April 2015 - LXD Lightervisor - 1 Comment

Daily Builds Of Wayland & Weston For Ubuntu Linux

While Canonical may be set on making Mir the default display server across all Ubuntu platforms by this time next year, this isn't stopping others from using Ubuntu for Wayland development and using it as an alternative to Mir or the X.Org Server.
21 April 2015 - Weston+Wayland On Ubuntu - 7 Comments

Ubuntu 15.04 Now Under Final Freeze

Ubuntu 15.04, the Vivid Vervet, is now under its final freeze for its release next week.
16 April 2015 - Vivid Vervet - 21 Comments

Xubuntu To Replace Abiword With Parts Of LibreOffice

Lightweight Ubuntu derivative Xubuntu is planning to replace the Abiword open-source word processor with LibreOffice in Xubuntu 15.10. The Xfce-powered desktop distribution also plans to do away with the GIMP image editor in this next release following Xubuntu 15.04.
15 April 2015 - Xubuntu 15.10 - 27 Comments

Ubuntu For Phones Lands Its New Calculator

For those of you running Ubuntu Touch/Phone, once updating your default calculator app you'll be presented by the brand new "calculator reboot" app.
12 April 2015 - Ubuntu Phone Calculator Reboot - 14 Comments

BQ Now Openly Selling The Aquaris Ubuntu Phone

Back when the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition smart-phone launched in February it was only available in limited numbers via "flash sales" facilitated by the company. At last, now this first Ubuntu smart-phone is available to order by anyone within the European Union.
10 April 2015 - BQ Aquaris Phone - 4 Comments

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