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Ubuntu 17.10 Radeon Performance: Stock vs. X-Swat...   Operating Systems   14 Nov 2017
Early Benchmarks Of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion   Operating Systems   02 Mar 2011
Testing Out ATI Kernel Mode-Setting On Ubuntu   Display Drivers   08 Jun 2009
Trying Out Ubuntu's Netbook Remix   Operating Systems   09 Jun 2008
Ubuntu v5.10 (Breezy Badger)   Operating Systems   13 Oct 2005

Launchpad Linux News

Ubuntu 21.04 Will Finally Stop Making New Home...   Ubuntu   13 Jan 2021
Ubuntu 21.04 Is The "Hirsute Hippo",...   Ubuntu   28 Oct 2020
Ubuntu 20.10 Adding Active Directory Support To The...   Ubuntu   07 Sep 2020
Ubuntu's Ubiquity Installer Begins Adding ZFS...   Ubuntu   10 Jun 2020
Ubuntu's ZFS Daemon Zsys 0.5 Released   Ubuntu   03 Jun 2020
Ubuntu 20.10 Installer With ZFS Will Enable TRIM By...   Ubuntu   21 May 2020
Ubuntu's Server Installer Was Mistakenly Leaking...   Ubuntu   12 May 2020
A Fix Is Out For The Intel Ice Lake Performance Drop...   Intel   24 Apr 2020
Ubuntu 20.04's Server Installer Sees Last Minute Work...   Ubuntu   22 Apr 2020
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Adds WireGuard Support   Ubuntu   30 Jan 2020
Canonical Formulates The 32-Bit Support Strategy For...   Ubuntu   28 Nov 2019
Compiz Sees New Update Ahead Of The Holidays - But...   Desktop   28 Nov 2019
ZFS/Zsys Improvements Are Already Underway For Ubuntu...   Ubuntu   05 Nov 2019
Linux 5.5 To Restore Power-Savings For Hybrid Laptops...   Linux Kernel   22 Oct 2019
Ubuntu 19.10 Doesn't Ship With AMD Navi / Radeon RX...   Ubuntu   21 Oct 2019
Ubuntu 19.10's Kernel Ships With A DoS / Arbitrary...   Ubuntu   17 Oct 2019
Ubuntu Desktop ZFS Install Support Lands In Ubiquity...   Ubuntu   05 Oct 2019
Ubuntu's ZFS Installation Work Will Continue Into The...   Ubuntu   24 Sep 2019
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS With Latest GNOME Update Now Plays...   Ubuntu   10 Jun 2019
DisplayLink's USB Display Docks Should Work Nicely On...   Hardware   29 May 2019
Ubuntu 19.10 To Bundle NVIDIA's Proprietary Driver...   Ubuntu   23 May 2019
Ubuntu 19.10 Is The "Eoan Ermine" Release   Ubuntu   06 May 2019
Ubuntu 19.10 To Be The Eoan ________   Ubuntu   18 Apr 2019
ZFS Indications Have Us Already Eager For Ubuntu 19.10   Ubuntu   17 Apr 2019
Ubuntu Still Working On ZFS Install Support, But Not...   Ubuntu   09 Apr 2019
Ubuntu Desktop To Auto-Install Necessary VM...   Virtualization   14 Mar 2019
Enabling AMD Radeon FreeSync On Linux 5.0   Radeon   04 Mar 2019
Compiz 0.9.14 Released As First Update In Over Two...   Desktop   16 Feb 2019
Ubuntu Gets Snappier Video Playback With Chromium Snap...   Ubuntu   22 Jan 2019
Ubuntu 19.04 Is The "Disco Dingo"   Ubuntu   30 Oct 2018
Ubuntu 18.10's SDL2 Build Will Ship With Vulkan...   Ubuntu   20 Sep 2018
Catfish Search Utility Joins The Xfce Project   Desktop   15 Jul 2018
Mesa 18.0.5 Being Prepped For Ubuntu 18.04 While...   Ubuntu   13 Jun 2018
Ubuntu 18.10 Is Cosmic   Ubuntu   01 May 2018
The New Ubuntu 18.04 Server Installer Is Working Out...   Ubuntu   27 Apr 2018
Ubuntu 18.04 Will No Longer Do Automatic Suspend By...   Ubuntu   03 Apr 2018
Mesa 18.0 Officially Released With Plenty Of OpenGL...   Mesa   27 Mar 2018
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Policy Forming For Allowing Snaps By...   Ubuntu   08 Feb 2018
MenuLibre 2.1.4 Released For Menu Editing On...   Desktop   18 Jan 2018
Bazaar Version Control System Forked As Breezy   Free Software   08 Jan 2018
Ubuntu's Reformulated Desktop Was The Talk Of 2017   Ubuntu   30 Dec 2017
Ubuntu 17.10's Laptop Issue Appears To Be Under...   Ubuntu   27 Dec 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Temporarily Pulled Due To A BIOS...   Ubuntu   20 Dec 2017
Ubuntu Developers Working Towards The Eventual...   Ubuntu   13 Dec 2017
Canonical's Mir Patches Are Breaking RADV With Stock...   Ubuntu   07 Nov 2017
Mir Moves From Bzr/Launchpad To GitHub, Hopes For More...   Ubuntu   02 Nov 2017
Ubuntu Server's New Subiquity Installer Is Now In Much...   Ubuntu   02 Nov 2017
Watch Out Upgrading To Linux 4.14 If You Use AppArmor   Linux Kernel   18 Oct 2017
Mir 0.28 Arrives As A Late Addition To Ubuntu 17.10   Ubuntu   12 Oct 2017
Mir 1.0 Is Pulled Back, Now It's Mir 0.28   Ubuntu   11 Oct 2017
Mir 1.0 Is Ready For Release   Ubuntu   10 Oct 2017
Mir Continues Pushing Ahead With Wayland Client...   Wayland   26 Sep 2017
Mir Now Has Initial Support For Wayland Clients   Ubuntu   18 Sep 2017
Mozilla Firefox Finally Fixes An Awkward, 11 Year Old...   Mozilla   05 Sep 2017
Mir 1.0 Appears Close, But No Wayland Client Support...   Ubuntu   12 Aug 2017
Mir Relicensed To GPLv2 Or GPLv3   Ubuntu   09 Aug 2017
RadeonSI ARB_bindless_texture Revised, Nearly Ready...   Radeon   09 Jun 2017
Mesa 17.1 Now Available On Ubuntu 16.04/17.04 Via...   Mesa   17 May 2017
Ubuntu 17.10 Is Artful   Ubuntu   20 Apr 2017
Mir Developers See The Door, No Commits In A Week   Ubuntu   20 Apr 2017
Ubuntu Server Team Begins Planning For 17.10   Ubuntu   20 Apr 2017
Ubuntu 17.04 Drops DRM Support For Old VIA, SiS, R128...   Ubuntu   11 Apr 2017
Ubuntu 17.04 Still Hasn't Landed X.Org Server 1.19   Ubuntu   25 Mar 2017
Ubuntu's Mir Finally Supports Drag & Drop   Ubuntu   21 Mar 2017
Mir Will Support NVIDIA's EGL Streams Approach   Ubuntu   19 Mar 2017
There's Been A Bit Of Progress On Vulkan Support In...   Vulkan   13 Mar 2017
With SHA1 Proven Unsafe, Ubuntu's Mir Switches From...   Ubuntu   27 Feb 2017
Ubuntu OTA-15 Now Available With Minimal Changes   Ubuntu   07 Feb 2017
Mir Display Server Lands API Changes, Relicenses...   Ubuntu   02 Feb 2017
The Features Coming For Mir 0.26: EDID, New APIs,...   Ubuntu   31 Jan 2017
Canonical Clarifies Ubuntu Phone State: Nothing Really...   Ubuntu   05 Jan 2017
What Do You Hope For Ubuntu Phone In 2017? Fed Up User...   Ubuntu   28 Dec 2016
Mir 0.25 Released: Pointer Confinement, Gamma KMS...   Ubuntu   25 Dec 2016
Ubuntu OTA-14 Released, Fixes A Number Of Bugs   Ubuntu   07 Dec 2016
Mesa 12.0.4 Being Prepped For Ubuntu 16.10/16.04   Ubuntu   03 Dec 2016
Vulkan Support On Mir Still May Be Months Away   Vulkan   17 Nov 2016
It's Easy To Play With The RADV Radeon Vulkan Driver...   Mesa   12 Oct 2016
Ubuntu's Mir May Be Ready For FreeSync / Adaptive-Sync   Ubuntu   29 Aug 2016
It's Really Worthwhile For AMDGPU Users On Ubuntu...   Radeon   25 Aug 2016
Mir 0.24 Released, Vulkan Still Not Supported   Ubuntu   23 Aug 2016
Vulkan Support Still Isn't Ready For Ubuntu's Mir   Ubuntu   14 Jul 2016
Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak Alpha 1 Released   Ubuntu   01 Jul 2016
It's Now Easier Trying Out The Latest Git Version Of...   Vulkan   03 Jun 2016
It Looks Like Canonical Will Soon Publish Vulkan Mir...   Ubuntu   21 May 2016
Mir Shells/Compositors Now Can Handle Desktop OpenGL   Ubuntu   20 May 2016
It's Easy Trying Out Intel's OpenGL 4.2 Mesa Driver On...   Intel   17 May 2016
Trying The Padoka PPA For The Latest RadeonSI...   Radeon   12 May 2016
The Latest Changes For Ubuntu's Mir   Ubuntu   01 May 2016
Vulkan Support Isn't Yet Ready For Mainline Mir   Ubuntu   25 Apr 2016
Mesa 11.2 Officially Landing In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS   Ubuntu   08 Apr 2016
It's Easy Now Getting GeForce GTX 900 Graphics Cards...   Nouveau   23 Mar 2016
Running Intel Haswell-ULT Graphics With Ubuntu 16.04's...   Intel   16 Mar 2016
X.Org Server 1.18 Makes It For Ubuntu 16.04   X.Org   10 Mar 2016
Mir 0.20 Ships With Screencasting To Virtual Output...   Ubuntu   23 Feb 2016
Mir 0.19 Brings Fixes, Mir 0.20 Now In Development   Ubuntu   03 Feb 2016
Ubuntu Developers Release Snapcraft 2.1   Ubuntu   03 Feb 2016
KDE Neon Is Now Live: Providing Bleeding-Edge KDE...   KDE   30 Jan 2016
Aethercast: Ubuntu Is Working On Wireless Display...   Ubuntu   25 Dec 2015
Easily Trying Out The Latest GIMP 2.9 Git On Ubuntu   GNU   24 Dec 2015
Daily Builds Of Wayland & Weston For Ubuntu   Wayland   08 Dec 2015