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Raspberry Pi Flavour Lets Anyone Build an Ubuntu OS for ARM Devices

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Running Ubuntu Linux on Raspberry Pi hardware -- and, maybe, ARM-based devices in general -- has become easier thanks to a new tool called Ubuntu Pi Flavour, which is developed by the team behind Ubuntu MATE.

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Git Vulnerability Founds and Fixed in All Supported Ubuntu OSes

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A Git vulnerability has been identified and repaired in Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems.

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There Are Probably More than 1 Billion Ubuntu Users, Canonical Lead Explains

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Dustin Kirkland, one of the top leaders of the Ubuntu project, explained in a rather lengthy and comprehensive open letter to the community that Ubuntu is probably used by more than a billion people.

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Let Users Move the Unity Launcher at the Bottom of the Screen

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According to a recent submission published by Marco Trevisan a few minutes ago on the Launchpad repository of the Unity 7 project, it would appear that we might be able to rotate the Unity interface and place it at the bottom of the screen.

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Ubuntu's Mir Display Server Prepares for Vulkan, Adds Better Multi-Monitor Support

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Today, December 22, Canonical's Kevin DuBois had the great pleasure of announcing the release and immediate availability for download of the Mir 0.18 display server for the Ubuntu Linux operating system.

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Canonical Is Teasing Ubuntu Convergence Coming Soon

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Canonical is getting closer to its convergence goal, and it looks like it started to tease the users about some upcoming big news.

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Mir Regression Is Being Patched for Ubuntu Touch, Xenial Branch Still in the Works

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Today, December 22, Canonical's Łukasz Zemczak has sent his last daily report for 2015, informing us all about the latest work done by the Ubuntu Touch developers on the mobile operating system that powers the Ubuntu Phone devices.

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Introducing Ubuntu Pi Flavour Maker, a Tool to Port Ubuntu Linux for Raspberry Pi 2

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We've just been informed by Martin Wimpress, the main developer and leader of Ubuntu MATE, about the general availability of a spin-off project from Ubuntu MATE, called Ubuntu Pi Flavour Maker.

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Also: As 2015 ends, Ubuntu Linux misses its 200 million user goal

Ultimate Edition Linux OS Gets Special Christmas Release, Based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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TheeMahn, the developer behind the Ubuntu-based Ultimate Edition Linux operating system had the great pleasure of announcing the general availability for download of Ultimate Edition 4.2.3 LTS.

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will dump the Ubuntu Software Center for GNOME Software

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After a few of the most seemingly uneventful Ubuntu releases in its history, Canonical is making a few major changes to patch up Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for the long haul. Aside from disabling those reviled online search results, the next version of Ubuntu will also dump the Ubuntu Software Center and replace it with GNOME’s Software application.

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