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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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Ubuntu Developer Contest in China Was a Great Success, Here are the Winners

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Canonical, through April Wang, had the great pleasure of announcing the winners of the "And your Dream come true" innovation contest for its Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system created in collaboration with China Mobile.

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Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Officially Released with Wi-Fi Hotspot, Custom Alarm Sounds, More

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As we reported the other day, the Ubuntu Touch developers were hard at work to release the OTA-6 software update for Ubuntu for phones today, Wednesday, August 26, 2015, for Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition, Nexus 4, and Nexus 7 devices.

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Ubuntu Touch's Telegram App 2.0 to Arrive Next Month Based on TelegramQML

GDK-PixBuf Vulnerability Closed in Ubuntu 15.04

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A vulnerability that would allow users to crash GDK-PixBuf with specially crafted file has been found and fixed in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems.

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Superb Ubuntu-Powered Sable from System76 Has a $50 Discount

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Sable is a superb all-in-one PC from System76, and you can now purchase one at a $50 discount. It ships with the latest Ubuntu OS, and you can customize it to better fit your needs.

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Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Is Almost Done, but BQ Aquaris Users Must Wait Until Next Week

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On August 25, Canonical's Łukasz Zemczak sent in his daily report informing all Ubuntu Phone owners about the progress made on the soon-to-be-released OTA-6 software update for the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system.

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Here's How Ubuntu Touch's LibreOffice Document Viewer App Looks Like

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Linux Kernel 4.2 RC8 Arrives in Ubuntu 15.10, Breaks the AMD Catalyst Driver

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Canonical's Joseph Salisbury has informed us all about the latest work done by the Ubuntu Kernel Team for the upcoming Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) operating system, during the meeting that took place earlier today, August 25, 2015.

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Thunderbird 38.2.0 Finally Arrives in Ubuntu

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Canonical just announced that a number of Thunderbird vulnerabilities have been closed in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04, which also updates the version of the browser to 38.2.0.

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Subversion Vulnerabilities Closed in Ubuntu OSes

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How Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet Can Prove Useful for Enterprise WiFi

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