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LibreOffice 5.0 Is a Milestone Release for Ubuntu Touch

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LibreOffice 5.0 was made available by The Document Foundation a couple of days ago, and it's a glorious release. It full of all sorts of new features, and many users have already upgraded to this latest version, but the application will also have an impact on another new platform, Ubuntu Touch.

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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Is Now Available for Download, Here's What's New

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Today, August 6, Canonical, through Adam Conrad, had the great pleasure of informing us about the immediate availability for download and upgrade of the third point release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system.

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Unity 8 Looking like a Proper Linux Desktop - Gallery

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Unity 8 is the desktop environment on Ubuntu for phones and it's going to land on the desktop as well. Developers have published a few screenshots to let us know what kind of progress it's been made.

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Ubuntu Touch Devs Still Struggling After GCC 5 Transition, No Word on the OTA-5.5 Hotfix

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Canonical's Łukasz Zemczak has sent in his daily report after a short break because of health problems, which are now resolved, to inform us all about the latest work done by the Ubuntu Touch developers.

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More Oxide Security Issues Have Been Fixed in Ubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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Canonical has released details about quite a few Oxide vulnerabilities that have been found and fixed in Ubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in a security notification.

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Erle-Spider Is a Six-Legged Drone Powered by Ubuntu Snappy Core

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Erle-Spider is a new kind of drone, but it's not one that flies. As the name implies, it's a spider drone, and as it happens, it's powered by Ubuntu.

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Erle Spider – Spider Robot Powered By Snappy Ubuntu Core

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The Erle-Spider has an aluminium exoskeleton and is equipped with an ARM Cortex-A8 1 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage, has accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, pressure, temperature sensors, 4 USB ports, Ethernet port, UART, I2C, microSD slot and has 18 degrees of freedom.

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Reasons Why Users Don't Like Ubuntu Software Center

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The majority opinion in the Ubuntu community seems to be that the Ubuntu Software Center is a terrible piece of software and that it needs to be replaced or fixed urgently. We compiled a list of reasons why users don't like the application and why they think Canonical should really consider a change.

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Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) Is Now Rebased on Linux Kernel 4.2 RC5

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Canonical's Joseph Salisbury reported the summary of the Ubuntu Kernel Team meeting that took place on August 4, 2015, on the official IRC channels of the project.

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HPLIP Vulnerability Closed in Ubuntu OSes

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A HPLIP vulnerability has been identified and corrected in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems.

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Here Is What's New In Fedora 28

For those who don't know about this Linux distro, Fedora is one of those Linux distributions that comes released with cutting-edge software rather than staying on the same boat with other distributions that prefers stability. Fedora comes in three flavors: Workstation, Server, and Atomic. I'll be reviewing Fedora Workstation; used by many developers and users as their general purpose computing platform. Read
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Stable kernels 4.16.11, 4.14.43 and 4.9.102

today's leftovers

Software: Grafana, Heaptrack, Vim

  • Grafana – An Open Source Software for Analytics and Monitoring
    Grafana is an open source, feature rich, powerful, elegant and highly-extensible analytics and monitoring software that runs on Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is a de facto software for data analytics, being used at Stack Overflow, eBay, PayPal, Uber and Digital Ocean – just to mention but a few. It supports 30+ open source as well as commercial databases/data sources including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Graphite, Elasticsearch, OpenTSDB, Prometheus and InfluxDB. It allows you to dig deeply into large volumes of real-time, operational data; visualize, query, set alerts and get insights from your metrics from differen
  • Heaptrack v1.1.0 release
    Better memory profiling on Linux After more than a year of work, I’m pleased to release another version of heaptrack, the Linux memory profiler! The new version 1.1.0 comes with some new features, significant performance improvements and – most importantly – much improved stability and correctness. If you have tried version v1.0 in the past and encountered problems, update to the new v1.1 and try again!
  • Ten Years of Vim
     

    The philosophy behind Vim takes a while to sink in: While other editors focus on writing as the central part of working with text, Vim thinks it's editing.

     

    You see, most of the time I don't spend writing new text; instead, I edit existing text.

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