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Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu Go LTS With 12.04

The Ubuntu Technical Board has approved the proposals that now qualify the Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Edubuntu derivatives of Ubuntu to be Long-Term Support (LTS) certified for 12.04.
9 January 2012 - Long-Term Support - 5 Comments

The X.Org Stack For Ubuntu 12.04 To Enter Staging

Canonical is preparing to push their X.Org Server configuration they intend to use in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" into their staging area. Once again, it's not the latest upstream code, but a convoluted solution.
25 December 2011 - Ubuntu Precise

Ubuntu TB Decides On Future Of Non-PAE Kernel

The Ubuntu Technical Board met yesterday and they decided on the future of non-PAE Linux kernels within Ubuntu, a decision that affects 32-bit users on older hardware.
13 December 2011 - Decision - 3 Comments

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Alpha 1 Released

The first alpha release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" is now available.
2 December 2011 - Now Available

Ubuntu On TVs Gets Discussed

Mark Shuttleworth has pointed out that Ubuntu for TVs is being "hotly discussed" right now by developers.
28 November 2011 - Ubuntu TV - 7 Comments

Bringing The PackageKit Interface To Ubuntu

The PackageKit DBus Interface is coming to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but it's not full PackageKit support and integration.
18 November 2011 - DBus Interface - 14 Comments

Concerns Over No PAE Kernel In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

One of the fundamental kernel changes that was decided upon during the Ubuntu 12.04 Developer Summit by Canonical's kernel team is to drop support for the non-PAE 32-bit Linux kernel. However, it seems there is growing resistance towards this move.
9 November 2011 - PAE Kernel - 63 Comments

Ubuntu Acknowledges Boot Speed Problem

Developers at the Ubuntu Developer Summit have acknowledged the boot speed problem in Ubuntu 11.10 and are looking to improve the time it takes to boot Ubuntu Linux for the 12.04 release.
4 November 2011 - Regression - 12 Comments

Finally! Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Will Recommend 64-bit

There's some good news coming out of the last day of the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS developer summit. During a session that's going on right now, it was decided that the 64-bit version of Ubuntu (beginning with 12.04 Precise) will finally be the recommended version over the 32-bit Ubuntu.
4 November 2011 - About Damn Time - 16 Comments

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS To Target 750MB Image

The default ISO size target for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is now 750MB, which rules out burning this Linux distribution to a traditional 700MB CD, but allows for 1GB+ USB flash drives and DVDs. Plus there's some other news from the Orlando development summit happening this week.
4 November 2011 - Precise - 9 Comments

Ubuntu Plans To Make It Easier To Hookup With Users

Plans were talked about this morning for how to make Ubuntu more social and make it easier for Ubuntu users to find and meet-up with fellow Ubuntu users in their community. An Ubuntu social network?
3 November 2011 - Ubuntu Social - 6 Comments

Plans For Ubuntu On Phones Are Laid

Besides everything else that went on today at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Orlando for the upcoming Ubuntu 12.04 LTS release, initial plans for Ubuntu on mobile smart phones were laid out.
2 November 2011 - All Set - 21 Comments

Ubuntu: Power Consumption, KVM, Mozilla, Etc

Here's some of the notes from Wednesday at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Orlando for discussing the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" plans.
2 November 2011 - Updates - 6 Comments

Ubuntu 12.04: Initrds, Qt 5, DKMS & More

Here's some more of what was discussed Tuesday at the Ubuntu Developer Summit for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" in Orlando, Florida.
2 November 2011 - Another Update - 8 Comments

LXC Linux Containers To Be Better With Pangolin

Improvements for LXC (Linux Containers) virtualization are planned in time for the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" release.
2 November 2011 - Linux Containers - 3 Comments

Mono, Banshee Will Still Be Loved In Ubuntu 12.04

The Banshee music player will still be used in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but this Mono-based media application will receive some changes.
1 November 2011 - Mono Scheisse - 8 Comments

Ubuntu Moves Towards More Docs, A Stable API

One of the sessions held on Tuesday during the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Orlando was concerning Ubuntu developer documentation and the need for a stable desktop API.
1 November 2011 - Documentation - 5 Comments

Ubuntu On Stuff, KVM On ARM A15, GLPROXY

Besides talking about how hybrid graphics on Linux are a mess, there were many other topics talked about on this first day of the Ubuntu 12.04 Developer Summit in Orlando, Florida.
31 October 2011 - Day 1 UDS-P - 4 Comments

UDS-P: Automated Testing, Benchmarking, Wayland

There's less than a week until the Ubuntu Developer Summit begins for Ubuntu 12.04 (codenamed the Precise Pangolin). The schedule for the event in Orlando, Florida is beginning to get filled up so here's some of what you can expect to see discussed for this next Ubuntu release due out in April.
25 October 2011 - Ubuntu Developer Summit - 1 Comment

Ubuntu Software Center Offers Books, Magazines

Canonical will now be selling electronic books and magazines through the Ubuntu Software Center.
25 October 2011 - Expansion - 5 Comments

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