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Ubuntu Devs Willing to Work on GNOME Software to Replace Ubuntu Software Center

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GNOME
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The Ubuntu Software Center managed to be the center of news stories after the Ubuntu MATE project decided to ditch it as default (still available in the repos), and discussions about a possible replacement in the regular Ubuntu desktop have started once more.

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Ubuntu Touch and Ubuntu Desktop to Have Similar Boot Animations Soon

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Ubuntu Touch is always receiving updates, and all sort of improvements and regular users get to experience those changes when new OTA update is made available. From the looks of it, one the changes that will come shortly is a new boot screen.

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Canonical Closes SQLite Vulnerabilities in All Supported Ubuntu OSes

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Security
Ubuntu

Canonical has published details in a security notice about a number of SQLite vulnerabilities that have been found and fixed in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS OSes.

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Ubuntu MATE Projects Donates Money to Debian, MATE, and Syncthing Developers

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The Ubuntu MATE project does something very admirable each month. Its makers contribute financially to other open source projects that are being used in the operating system, and that is something that doesn't happen all the often in the FOSS universe.

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Zorin OS 10 Core & Ultimate have arrived

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OS
Ubuntu

We are excited to finally announce the release of Zorin OS 10 with the availability of the Zorin OS 10 Core and Ultimate editions.

Zorin OS 10 is our best, most beautiful release yet. We have made major strides with the visual styling in Zorin OS. In addition to the refined & perfected desktop theme and the new default FreeSans desktop font, we have introduced a stunning new icon theme, based on the elementary and elementary-add icon themes. This is its first major overhaul since Zorin OS 2.0.

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Find the Perfect Linux-Compatible PC with Ubuntu's Hardware Database

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Linux
Ubuntu

Some PCs are more difficult to run Linux on than others—it’s all about the drivers. Some laptops are available with Linux pre-installed, but plenty aren’t—even though they may make great Linux PCs. The Ubuntu Certified Hardware database helps you find Linux-compatible PCs.

Most computers can run Linux, but some are much easier than others. Certain hardware manufacturers (whether it’s Wi-Fi cards, video cards, or other buttons on your laptop) are more Linux-friendly than others, which means installing drivers and getting things to work will be less of a hassle.

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Latest Ubuntu Touch SDK Updates Focus on Convergence Features for OTA-6

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Ubuntu

On the last day of July 2015, Canonical's Zoltán Balogh posted an important email on the Ubuntu Touch mailing list, informing us all about the work done lately on the Ubuntu SDK (Software Development Kit) software.

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Ubuntu Touch Might Receive Hotfixes Before OTA-6, Major GCC 5 Transition in Effect

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On the last day on July, Canonical's Łukasz Zemczak sent in his daily report about the work done by the Ubuntu Touch developers for the mobile operating system used in the popular Ubuntu phones devices.

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Canonical Releases New Linux Kernel Update for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

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We reported a few days ago, on July 28, 2015, that Canonical released a kernel update for its long-term supported Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system, patching four kernel vulnerabilities.

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HP ProBook 455 G2: A low-cost business notebook for Ubuntu lovers [Review]

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Reviews
Ubuntu

Most of the laptops you can buy come with Windows pre-installed. Obviously the latest batch have Windows 10 on them, with more being announced daily. If you prefer Linux you can either replace Microsoft's operating system with your distro of choice, or set up a dual boot configuration.

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