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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
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
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
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
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
Another interesting session today during the final day of this week's Ubuntu 15.04 Online Summit was about the prospects of bringing Ubuntu to cars.
14 November 2014 - Ubuntu GENIVI - 14 Comments
Among the "Ubuntu Apps" being discussed for development today during the final day of this first Ubuntu 15.04 Online Summit is the planned improvements to the calculator and terminal applications.
14 November 2014 - Ubuntu Apps - 10 Comments
Kevin Gunn of Canonical laid out some of Canonical's plans for Unity 8 and Mir for the Ubuntu 15.04 development cycle.
13 November 2014 - Mir Changes - 11 Comments
Besides figuring out what to do about 32-bit Ubuntu, another session of interest today during the online/virtual Ubuntu Developer Summit was trying to decide what to do about Adobe Flash support on the Ubuntu desktop. There's three years before Adobe plans to end-of-life their support of Flash on Linux.
13 November 2014 - Flash - 73 Comments
Canonical isn't yet prepared to drop 32-bit Ubuntu ISOs outright, but over time -- and particularly at or just after Ubuntu 16.04 -- they will work to demphasize the existence of the 32-bit releases and work to push more users to 64-bit Ubuntu as a main focus.
13 November 2014 - 32-bit vs. 64-bit - 18 Comments
Besides finally moving onto BlueZ 5, developers during the first day of Ubuntu 15.04's online summit also discussed the improvements still needed to be done for the "File Manager" application used by the Ubuntu Phone/Touch stack and eventually by the desktop Ubuntu under Unity 8.
12 November 2014 - File Manager - 31 Comments
Discussed today during the first day of the Ubuntu 15.04 Online Developers' Summit was about finally migrating over to BlueZ 5 for its Bluetooth stack. BlueZ 5 was originally released at the end of 2012 but still hasn't shipped by default in Ubuntu Linux.
12 November 2014 - Vivid
The first Ubuntu Online Developer Summit for the 15.04 Vivid Vervet kicks off on Wednesday and runs through Friday.
11 November 2014 - Vivid
While Compiz 1.0 might never be reached given its diminishing usage these days and bleak outlook with Unity 8 being designed around Mir, Compiz 0.9.12 was released today with some minor new developments.
6 November 2014 - Compiz 0.9.12 - 10 Comments
Canonical's latest effort for pushing Ubuntu further in the cloud and within enterprises is LXD, a new high-performance hypervisor derived from the concepts of LXC.
4 November 2014 - Linux Containers Daemon - 33 Comments
Canonical has come forward today to announce the Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu OpenStack that offers various advantages over the free, community version of Ubuntu OpenStack.
28 October 2014 - Canonical Ubuntu OpenStack
The Utopic Unicorn release, Ubuntu 14.10, is now officially available.
23 October 2014 - Ubuntu 14.10 - 51 Comments
With Ubuntu 14.10 due for release tomorrow and the development branch of Mir at nearly 2,000 revisions, here's some quick Bazaar stats.
22 October 2014 - Mir Bzr - 4 Comments
Ubuntu contributor Bryan Quigley is considering a proposal to make Ubuntu 16.04 LTS the last release of Ubuntu with 32-bit installation images.
21 October 2014 - Ubuntu 32-bit - 72 Comments
With Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" due out later this month, Mark Shuttleworth has just revealed the Ubuntu 15.04 codename...
20 October 2014 - Vivid Vervet - 11 Comments
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