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It's Still A Slow Process For Ubuntu Touch Moving To Mir 1.x / Wayland

Given yesterday's release of Ubuntu Touch OTA-7, you might be curious how this UBports project is moving along with their adoption of the modern Mir 1.x that provides Wayland support... Unfortunately, it will still be a while before that is being shipped in production on Ubuntu Touch.

9 January 2019 - Ubuntu Touch + Mir 1.x - 9 Comments
Canonical Pulled In $110 Million, Down To ~440 Employees During Their Last Fiscal Year

For Canonical's fiscal year ending 31 March 2018, the company behind Ubuntu just filed their latest financial documents in the UK on Thursday. These documents with UK's Companies House offer a first look at the financial performance of Canonical since their 2017 shift to focus on profitability and doing away with Unity 8 and mobile/convergence work while laying off a sizable portion of their staff in the process.

4 January 2019 - Canonical Financials - 48 Comments
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Now Available On Select Dell Precision Laptops

While it's great that Dell offers the ability to have Ubuntu Linux pre-loaded on select systems, one of their shortcomings is that they are often quite slow in supporting new Ubuntu LTS releases. At least now for select Dell Precision mobile workstation laptops, they have finally switched over to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

18 December 2018 - Dell Precision + Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - 7 Comments
Ubuntu 19.04 Is The "Disco Dingo"

Mark Shuttleworth has yet to come out with his usual blog post at the start of new Ubuntu Linux development cycles to officially unveil the next release's codename and discuss the overarching theme of the next six months, but the Ubuntu 19.04 codename has come out via Launchpad.

30 October 2018 - Ubuntu 19.04 - 18 Comments
Ubuntu "User Statistics" Published, But It's A Letdown To Data Junkies

Canonical managed to announce on the same-day as the Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" debut their goal for this cycle of opening up their software/hardware survey results that began with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS desktop installations. Those initial results are now available but the available data and analytic capabilities are rather underwhelming.

18 October 2018 - Ubuntu Survey Results - 41 Comments
Ubuntu 18.10 Officially Released

It should come as no surprise, but the official release of Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" is now available with the announcement just hitting the wire.

18 October 2018 - Ubuntu 18.10 - 7 Comments
The Expected Feature We Didn't See Yet For Ubuntu 18.10

While Ubuntu 18.10 is set to roll out this week with its new theme and an assortment of package updates and other enhancements, there is one feature Canonical previously talked about for the Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" cycle that we have yet to see made public.

16 October 2018 - Survey.... - 21 Comments

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