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Canonical Eases Ubuntu App Development with New Build Dependency Rules

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Ubuntu release manager Steve Langasek informs the community about some changes happening to build-dependency handling in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) and upcoming versions of the widely used operating system.

According to Mr. Langasek, the Ubuntu development team admits that the process of separating Ubuntu packages between the "main" and "universe" software repositories caused the Ubuntu development to be dragged down because the "main" repo also covered build-dependencies in addition to dependencies.

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Softpedia plagiarised: ubuntuBSD Looking Forward To Being An Official Ubuntu Flavor

Leftovers: Ubuntu

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  • Finally: dock your Unity launcher an the bottom of your desktop!

    This makes me so incredibly happy!

  • Note Taking Apps Collection For Your Ubuntu/Linux Mint

    Making notes is an essential part of life of a responsible person, if you are a student, teacher, or professional and you use Linux then you may not find applications that are famous among other OS users but it doesn't mean unpopular applications can't compete. Today we are going to showcase some good note taking applications which are going to help you and are available for Linux as well. So you can write notes and increase your productivity, well there are online services who offer taking notes but you may don't want to use them. And no we are not going to talk about sticky note here. Lets Start making list what we have! Shall we?

  • Use "F.lux" If Your Eyes Hurt In The Night In front of Your Computer

    Do you stay too late to work on your computer or use your computer in the dark? It is probably hurting your eyesight, the blue light has more effects but you can handle this issue easily. F.lux a software designed for those you use computer in the night/dark room, it reduces blue light and give a warm color and make it comfortable for your eyes. It is free, easy to use, and cross-platform available for Linux, Windows, and Mac. It has panel indicator which is quite handy and there are bunch of options which can be configured from preferences.

  • Ubuntu Tablet Release Pushed Back By ‘3 – 4 Weeks’
  • From Space Stations to Snapchat: Ubuntu Is Everywhere [Infographic]

    Canonical shares some impressive stats in a new infographic (which you can see below). helps to offer further insight into just how widely used Ubuntu is.

  • Introducing UbuntuBuzz Magazine

    Since April 2015, we have been silently launched a series of monthly publications of our blog called UbuntuBuzz Magazine. This magazine is a simple collection of all of UbuntuBuzz posts in every month. Until now, we have already published nine issues of UbuntuBuzz Magazine. We provide these magazine issues so our readers have something important they can save or share with another. You are free to download these publications. We want to introduce them here.

  • UbuntuBSD 15.10 Beta 3 Has Been Released
  • OnePlus One, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 Get Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 Update

    The OTA-10 update was, however, delayed further due to an issue which cropped up in the PulseAudio sound server blocking the access of Camera and Messaging apps to the microphone when in the video mode.

  • Ubuntu is everywhere – Infographic

    Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux operating system and distribution for personal computers, smartphones and network servers. It uses Unity as its default user interface. It is based on free software and named after the Southern African philosophy of ubuntu (literally, “human-ness”), which often is translated as “humanity towards others” or “the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity”.

  • Ecuador hospital runs on Linux Mint

    This is the type of Linux desktop deployments we all want to see more of. No drama, just regular users using Linux all day to get their job done.

ubuntuBSD 15.10 Beta 5 Out Now to Fix a Hang Issue for the Thunar File Manager

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ubuntuBSD developer Jon Boden has just announced a few minutes ago on Twitter that the fifth Beta build of the upcoming ubuntuBSD 15.10 operating system is ready for public testing.

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Leftovers: Ubuntu and Debian

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Ubuntu
  • No more “Hash Sum Mismatch” errors

    The Debian repository format was designed a long time ago. The oldest versions of it were produced with the help of tools such as dpkg-scanpackages and consumed by dselect access methods such as dpkg-ftp. The access methods just fetched a Packages file (perhaps compressed) and used it as an index of which packages were available; each package had an MD5 checksum to defend against transport errors, but being from a more innocent age there was no repository signing or other protection against man-in-the-middle attacks.

  • My free software activities, march 2016

    This is my 4th month working on Debian LTS, started by Raphael Hertzog at Freexian. I spent half of the month away on a vacation so little work was done, especially since I tried to tackle rather large uploads like NSS and Xen. I also worked on the frontdesk shift last week.

  • Ubuntu Touch OTA-10: Security Hotfix On Its Way, Update ASAP

    Canonical has started rolling out the Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 update to all the supported devices and most of the users have already got the update on their phones. Marius Nestor of Softpedia has reported that many users have started complaining regarding some issues which have started surfacing in the new update.

  • Want the world's first Ubuntu tablet? You'll need to wait another week

    If you pre-ordered a Ubuntu tablet, you’re going to be waiting just a little bit longer.

Ubuntu Phone Users Might Get a Security Hotfix Soon, Please Update Immediately

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Now that Canonical is seeding the Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 update to all supported Ubuntu Phone devices, and most of the users already updated their smartphones, it looks like some issues started appearing.

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ubuntuBSD Is Looking to Become an Official Ubuntu Flavor

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Ubuntu

ubuntuBSD maintainer and lead developer Jon Boden is now looking for a way for his operating system to contribute to the Ubuntu community and, eventually, become an official Ubuntu flavor.

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BQ delays shipping its Aquaris M10 Ubuntu tablets by a week

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If you pre-ordered a Ubuntu tablet, you’re going to be waiting just a little bit longer.

BQ, makers of the upcoming Ubuntu-powered BQ Aquaris M10, silently pushed back their delivery date from the second week of April (next week) to the second half of April (two to three weeks from now). No statement was sent to customers, OMG Ubuntu is reporting: the wording was simply silently edited on the website.

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Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 Officially Released for OnePlus One, Nexus 4, and Nexus 7

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We have confirmation from UBports' Marius Gripsgård and Canonical's Łukasz Zemczak that the Ubuntu Touch OTA-10 update has been officially released for OnePlus One, Nexus 4, and Nexus 7 devices.

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Meet the brand new Ubuntu Software Center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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Finally! Ubuntu Software Center (USC) has always been one of *the* most bloated of all default Ubuntu apps, I couldn't even remember the last time I used USC for installing something in my desktop. But it looks like Canonical has heard us after all. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS comes with a thoroughly reworked Ubuntu Software Center.

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Also: Mesa 11.2 Officially Landing In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Infographic: Ubuntu Linux Is Everywhere

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To celebrate the forthcoming Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system, due for release later this month, on April 21, Canonical took the time to put together a very nice infographic, showing the world how popular Ubuntu is.

The infographic, which you can see attached at the end of the article, is, in fact, based on a recent blog post by Canonical's Dustin Kirkland, a member of the Ubuntu Product and Strategy team led by Mark Shuttleworth, entitled "How many people in the world use Ubuntu? More than anyone actually knows!"

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