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Mir 0.11 Released With Many Enhancements

Version 0.11 of the Mir Display Server was released this week for Ubuntu.
14 February 2015 - Mir 0.11 - 18 Comments

Ubuntu Make 0.5 Adds Dart Support

Ubuntu Make, the software formerly known as Ubuntu Developer Tools Center, is out with a new release that adds more options and platforms for helping developers using Ubuntu Linux.
12 February 2015 - Ubuntu-Make - 2 Comments

Ubuntu 15.04 Will Soon Move To The Linux 3.19 Kernel

To no major surprise, Ubuntu 15.04 will soon switch to using the Linux 3.19 kernel.
10 February 2015 - Ubuntu 15.04 + Linux 3.19 - 7 Comments

It Takes A While To Boot The BQ Ubuntu Phone

Following the announcement of the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition that will begin going up for sale next week, the first real hands-on videos of the Ubuntu Phone in action are starting to come out...
7 February 2015 - Ubuntu Phone - 48 Comments

The First Ubuntu Phone Officially Launches

The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone has been announced and will begin shipping in the days ahead.
6 February 2015 - BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition - 28 Comments

It's Easy To Switch Between Upstart & Systemd Right Now On Ubuntu 15.04

While Ubuntu 15.04 is working towards migrating over to using systemd by default, it's still using Upstart at present. However, both Upstart and systemd are installed by default with current Ubuntu 15.04 builds.
5 February 2015 - Systemd + Upstart - 18 Comments

Ubuntu's Mir Gains Server-Side Platform Probing

The latest big feature landing in Ubuntu's Mir display server by Canonical is server-side platform probing support, which landed just before the weekend.
25 January 2015 - Mir Android/Mesa Probing

Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" Alpha 2 Released

The Ubuntu flavors opting in for a second alpha release for the 15.04 Vivid Vervet cycle have out their new releases today.
22 January 2015 - Ubuntu 15.04 - 15 Comments

Mir 0.11 Working On Better Performance, Android External Display Support

Earlier this month we covered new Mir features that ended up being incorporated into the Mir 0.10 release. Mir 0.11 is now under development and it's already packing significant improvements.
18 January 2015 - Mir 0.11 - 16 Comments

Unity 8 & Mir Are Moving Along For Ubuntu 15.04

Canonical's work on the next-generation Unity 8 interface for the Ubuntu desktop powered by the Mir display server is taking shape on the desktop and complementing their mobile work well.
7 January 2015 - Mir+Unity 8 - 27 Comments

Ubuntu Make Adds Google Go Support, Game Category

Ubuntu Make, formerly known as the Ubuntu Developer Tools Center, is up to version 0.4 and it adds Go language support.
6 January 2015 - Ubuntu Make - 15 Comments

Ubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 For Its Various Flavors

While Ubuntu itself no longer puts out alpha/beta releases in favor of just testing out the daily Live ISOs, the various Ubuntu flavors still participating in the traditional release process have done their first alpha releases this afternoon for Ubuntu 15.04.
18 December 2014 - Vivid Vervet

Ubuntu 15.04 To Soon Land The Linux 3.18 Kernel

Now that the Linux 3.18 kernel has been officially released, the Ubuntu kernel team will soon be landing the update inside the Ubuntu 15.04 archive.
9 December 2014 - Vivid - 1 Comment

Snappy Ubuntu Core Announced

Canonical just announced Ubuntu Core with snappy transactional updates.
9 December 2014 - Transactional Updates - 29 Comments

Ubuntu Developer Tools Center Gets Renamed To Ubuntu Make

The Ubuntu Developer Tools Center is no more and is instead now being called Ubuntu Make.
9 December 2014 - Ubuntu Make 0.2

An Ubuntu Tablet Inspired By The Ubuntu Edge Is Coming

Another week, another Ubuntu Tablet news item... This time there's an unheard of company that's looking to deliver an Ubuntu Tablet inspired by Canonical's failed Ubuntu Edge smartphone.
4 December 2014 - Ubuntu Tablet - 12 Comments

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS To Ubuntu 14.10 Offers Some Performance Improvements

Curious how the CPU performance of Ubuntu Linux has evolved from the 12.04 LTS release compared to 14.04 LTS and then the latest 14.10 release? Here's some benchmarks.
3 December 2014 - Benchmarks - 4 Comments

UbuTab: An Ubuntu Tablet With A Terabyte Hard Drive

Separate from the Ubuntu Tablet supposed to come later this month, another crowd-funded Ubuntu Tablet has launched. Unlike most tablets out there, this new third-party Ubuntu Tablet ships with a hard drive to offer more storage capacity.
2 December 2014 - Ubuntu Tablet - 15 Comments

Meizu's Ubuntu Phone Not Expected Until Early Next Year

While we heard Meizu would launch an Ubuntu Phone in December, it looks like the first Meizu phone preloaded with Ubuntu's mobile offering will not be released until early next year.
25 November 2014 - Ubuntu Phone Delays - 20 Comments

The Switch To Systemd Will Likely Occur For Ubuntu 15.04

While Ubuntu was one of the last big hold-outs to systemd instead preferring Upstart, it looks like soon in the Ubuntu 15.04 cycle that systemd could become the default init manager.
14 November 2014 - systemd - 43 Comments

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