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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
With the x32 ABI for Linux finally coming together, Ubuntu developers are making plans to support this interesting ABI in the future.
12 May 2012 - Ubuntu x32 - 22 Comments
While things are coming to a close in Oakland at the last day of UDS-Q, there was an interesting session that concerns the future of third-party driver installation on Ubuntu 12.10 and future releases.
11 May 2012 - Ubuntu 12.10 - 17 Comments
If you were hoping that Ubuntu 12.10 would mark the switch from Upstart to systemd for its init daemon, there was no surprise announcement and the Ubuntu developers are continuing to push for the advancement of Upstart.
11 May 2012 - No systemd - 31 Comments
Last year plans began to surface for Ubuntu TV -- a version of the popular Linux distribution intended to be deployed by television manufacturers -- and during the Ubuntu Developer Summit this week there was much talk about the Ubuntu TV plans.
10 May 2012 - Ubuntu TV - 8 Comments
Here's some other interesting notes from the Ubuntu 12.10 Developer Summit this week in Oakland.
10 May 2012 - Ubuntu 12.10
When announcing the Quantal Quetzal, Mark Shuttleworth mentioned "quality" over ten times in his blog post. He also reinforced the quality of Ubuntu at his keynote on Monday for the Ubuntu Developer Summit. But what's the biggest quality issue this week in Oakland?
10 May 2012 - There's A Problem - 19 Comments
Here's the X.Org plans for Ubuntu 12.10.
9 May 2012 - Not Too Exciting - 10 Comments
Ubuntu Friendly -- the Canonical-spawned initiative for the community to try to provide information on computer hardware that's "friendly" to run Ubuntu Linux -- is not being actively maintained.
9 May 2012 - Failed - 13 Comments
Here's an interesting look at the state of the Ubuntu bug count as it concerns Linux graphics driver issues.
9 May 2012 - Problems - 35 Comments
In the name of security, Ubuntu developers are looking at ways to lock-down or verify the way third-party Debian packages are handled on Ubuntu Linux.
8 May 2012 - Debian Packages - 15 Comments
Discussed on Monday during the Ubuntu 12.10 Developer Summit were the plans to introduce a new sound theme to the Quantal Quetzel.
8 May 2012 - Ubuntu Linux - 5 Comments
Yesterday at the Ubuntu Developer Summit while trying to enjoy the disappointing beer selection, a leading PC vendor that sells Linux-loaded PCs shared with me the biggest problem they face when it comes to Linux pre-loaded systems at this time.
8 May 2012 - Optimus - 58 Comments
Chris Kenyon, the VP of sales and business development for Canonical, just spoke this afternoon at the Ubuntu 12.10 Developer Summit about what Canonical does with OEMs and ODMs. He also tossed out some rather interesting numbers about the adoption of Ubuntu Linux.
7 May 2012 - Supposedly - 37 Comments
Mark Shuttleworth just finished his keynote that kicks off the Ubuntu 12.10 Developers Summit. Here's a few things he said.
7 May 2012 - Mark Shuttleworth - 8 Comments
Kicking off the Ubuntu 12.10 Developer Summit is a keynote by Mark Shuttleworth where he and Calxeda just showed off a 192 core ARM server.
7 May 2012 - Calxeda - 17 Comments
Here's the first shot at using a USB-based DisplayLink graphics adapter with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
4 May 2012 - Fails... - 4 Comments
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