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Ubuntu Linux continues to rule the cloud

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Let's have a pop quiz.

The most popular desktop operating system is... Windows. Right.

The most popular mobile operating system is... Android! Correct.

And, the most popular operating system on the public cloud is... Ubuntu Linux.

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Ubuntu Archive Still Free Software

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In conclusion there is nothing which restricts people making derivatives of Ubuntu except the trademark, and removing branding is easy. (Even that is unnecessary unless you’re trading which most derivatives don’t, but it’s a sign of good faith to remove it anyway.)

Which is why Mark Shuttleworth says “you are fully entitled and encouraged to redistribute .debs and .iso’s”. Lovely.

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Xubuntu 15.10 Beta 1 Drops Gnumeric and Abiword in Favor of LibreOffice Writer and Calc

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Canonical has announced the release of the first Beta build for Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) opt-in flavors, which include the well-known Xubuntu distribution built around the lightweight Xfce desktop environment.

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Windows 10: is it finally time to migrate to Ubuntu?

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Microsoft
Ubuntu

Ubuntu continues to grow in popularity, not only with mainstream consumers, but also with Fortune 500 companies. Moreover, government and top notch education entities across the globe have realized they can save millions of USD, and invest funds more prudently for social programmes.

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Ubuntu: Wily Werewolf Beta 1 Released

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The first beta of the Wily Werewolf (to become 15.10) has now been
released!

This beta features images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME,
Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, Xubuntu and the Ubuntu Cloud images.

Pre-releases of the Wily Werewolf are *not* encouraged for anyone
needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running
into occasional, even frequent breakage. They are, however,
recommended for Ubuntu flavor developers and those who want to
help in testing, reporting and fixing bugs as we work towards getting
this release ready.

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Ubuntu Touch Users Can Technically Dial a Number from Terminal

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Ubuntu Touch is actually a Linux distribution and it's easy to forget that sometimes. This means that most of the stuff you can do in the OS can be done from the terminal, including dialing a number, for example.

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Unity 8 Shows Off Task Switcher and Multiple Desktops - Video

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Ubuntu

We've recently written how Canonical is making Unity 8 act and looks like a proper Linux desktop, and developers have been quick to show us the progress.

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Leftovers: Debian and Derivatives

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Debian
Ubuntu

Ubuntu Touch OTA-7 Arrives in October with Vibration and Accelerometer Access for Web Apps

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Immediately after announcing the release of the OTA-6 software update for the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system, Canonical's Łukasz Zemczak sent in his daily report to inform us all about the next major update for Ubuntu for phones, OTA-7.

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Ubuntu Developer Suggests Non-Windowing Display Server Layer for Wayland

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Joel Leclerc, an independent Ubuntu developer, known for various apps, hacks, tweaks, tips, and tutorials for the Ubuntu Linux operating system, has posted an interesting article on his blog about the proposal of a non-windowing display server.

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