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Bacon2D: A New Game Engine Pushing Game Development On Ubuntu

Kevin VanDine of Canonical has announced his work on Bacon2D... a 2D game engine designed in part to push gaming for Ubuntu Touch/Phone.
13 June 2014 - Bacon2D - 3 Comments

Ubuntu Looking To Bring Click Packages To The Desktop

Ubuntu developers are moving forward with their plans to support Click packages on the Ubuntu desktop.
11 June 2014 - Ubuntu Click - 4 Comments

Q&A About Unity 8, Mir Display Server

A question and answer session was held today during the Ubuntu Online Summit for those interested in the Mir Display Server and next-generation Unity 8 desktop with its focus on convergence.
11 June 2014 - Questions

Ubuntu 14.10 Server Decides On BCache, Other Improvements

Improvements to Ubuntu Server for the 14.10 release were discussed this morning during the second day of the Ubuntu Online Summit.
11 June 2014 - Ubuntu Server

Unity 8 Desktop Preview Image Available For Ubuntu 14.10

There's some updates concerning the spin of the Unity 8 desktop for the Ubuntu 14.10 desktop from today's start of the latest Ubuntu Online Summit.
10 June 2014 - Ubuntu-Desktop-Next - 1 Comment

Mark Reiterates Mir Will Have First-Class Driver Support

Mark Shuttleworth is hosting his keynote right now for the latest Ubuntu Online Developer Summit. Mark mostly talked about Ubuntu Phone, the forthcoming BQ phone hardware, Unity 8, OpenStack, LXC / Docker, and cloud computing in general... During the question and answer period, he was just asked about Mir driver support.
10 June 2014 - UDS Keynote - 31 Comments

An Ubuntu MATE Desktop Spin Might Still Materialize

There's been much talk in the past about creating a spin/derivative of Ubuntu Linux using the MATE Desktop Environment fork of GNOME2. While no spin materialized for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, talk of developing a new spin is again happening.
7 June 2014 - Ubuntu MATE - 24 Comments

Next Week Is An Ubuntu Summit: Unity 8 & Mir News

Taking place next week from 10 to 12 June is the next Ubuntu Developer Summit where plans about Ubuntu 14.10 with regard to Mir, Unity 8, Ubuntu Phone, and other topics will be discussed by developers.
6 June 2014 - vUDS - 8 Comments

Canonical Works Out Plans For RTM Version Of Ubuntu Phone

Developers are formalizing the processes to get a "release to manufacturing" version of the Ubuntu Phone software out to vendors in the months ahead.
5 June 2014 - Ubuntu Phone

Ubuntu 14.10 Is Looking To Settle On The Linux 3.16 Kernel

The next Ubuntu Linux release, Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" will likely be powered by the 3.16 kernel.
3 June 2014 - Ubuntu 14.10

Mir Gets Emergency Clean-Up Support

An "emergency cleanup interface" has been added to the Mir server for trying to better recover the system in case of problems.
29 May 2014 - Emergency - 2 Comments

Ubuntu 14.10 Will Target Qt 5.3 Support

The Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" release will most likely be shipping with the Qt 5.3 tool-kit.
20 May 2014 - Qt 5.3 - 8 Comments

Jono Bacon Stepping Down From Canonical

After eight years of working at Canonical, Jono Bacon is stepping down as the Ubuntu Community Manager at the end of May.
20 May 2014 - Jono Bacon - 26 Comments

Canonical Starts Adding Performance Tests To Mir

There's the start of some built-in performance tests for the Mir display server.
15 May 2014 - Mir

A New Unity 8 Version Of Ubuntu Proposed

A new Unity 8 flavor of Ubuntu Linux is being proposed for helping developers experiment with the next-generation Ubuntu stack built upon the Unity 8 desktop components, the Mir display server, and related code.
14 May 2014 - Ubuntu Unity 8 - 7 Comments

Ubuntu Touch Emulator Is Now Working For x86

The first working image for the x86 Ubuntu Touch Emulator is now available.
14 May 2014 - Ubuntu Phone

Canonical Announces The Orange Box $12k USD Ubuntu Cluster Suitcase

The Orange Box, which isn't to be confused with Valve's video game compilation, is a 10-node cluster computer designed by Canonical and TranquilPC for showing off Ubuntu Linux.
13 May 2014 - Orange Box - 14 Comments

Vixtel Unity Tries To Be An Android + Ubuntu Tablet

Vixtel Unity is an Australian, corporate-focused effort to ship a tablet loaded with Ubuntu and Android to try to takeover where Canonical didn't with some of their tablet endeavors.
10 May 2014 - Vixtel Unity - 9 Comments

Mir 0.2.0 Under Development For Ubuntu 14.10

Canonical developers working on Mir have bumped the version of the open-source display server to version 0.2.0.
3 May 2014 - Mir - 1 Comment

Canonical Is No Longer Actively Working On Ubuntu For Android

With Ubuntu devoting a majority of their resources to pushing Ubuntu on phones/tablets directly with Unity 8 and their next-generation stack, Ubuntu For Android has taken a back-seat and is being put into cold storage -- at least until they have any hardware launch partners.
1 May 2014 - Ubuntu Phone - 18 Comments

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