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The Number of Official Download for Ubuntu MATE Is Impressive

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There is no doubt that Ubuntu MATE is slowly becoming one of the most used operating systems in the Ubuntu family and the Linux ecosystems as well, but it's interesting to see that the Raspberry Pi version is one of the most downloaded.

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Buying a Meizu MX4

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Ubuntu Fan

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Proteus from Entroware Is a Powerful Gaming Laptop Running Ubuntu and Ubuntu MATE

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Entroware is a UK-based company that specialized in selling hardware powered only by Linux operating systems. Proteus is the top-of-the-line laptop from Entroware, and it comes with either Ubuntu 15.04 or Ubuntu MATE 15.04.

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Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) to Switch to Python 3.5 Ahead of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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In a recent email entitled "Getting ready for Python 3.5," Canonical's Barry Warsaw unveils the company's plans for switching to the Python 3.5 dynamic programming language as the default Python 3 version in the upcoming Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) operating system, due for release on October 22, 2015.

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Ubuntu Fan Images

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This week, Dustin Kirkland announced the Ubuntu Fan Project.

To steal from the description, “The Fan is not a software-defined network, and relies on neither distributed databases nor consensus protocols. Rather, routes are calculated deterministically and traffic carries no additional overhead beyond routine IP tunneling. Canonical engineers have already demonstrated The Fan operating at 5Gpbs between two Docker containers on separate hosts.”

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System76's Ubuntu Computer Sale for July 4 Might be the Biggest Ever

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System76 teased all Ubuntu users with their brand-new Twitter campaign, which starts today, June 25, on Twitter, of course, as the well-known hardware company plans one of its biggest sales ever on July 4, 2015.

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Leftovers: Ubuntu

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Ubuntu 15.04 Now Available for Haswell Chromebooks and Chromeboxes, Unofficially

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It would appear that there's now a special, unofficial edition of the Ubuntu Linux operating system optimized for Chromebook and Chromebox computers that are powered by an Intel Haswell processor.

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Ford Is Using Ubuntu to Test and Develop Its Autonomous Cars

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Ford is trying to enter the world of autonomous vehicles, and the company is trying to play catchup with the rest of the crowd, and it looks like they are also using Ubuntu to make that happen.

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6-Way File-System Comparison On The Linux 4.1 Kernel

With the Linux 4.1 kernel having recently been released, I decided to conduct a fresh round of file-system comparisons on this new kernel using a solid-state drive. The file-systems tested in this article were the in-tree EXT4, Btrfs, XFS, F2FS, ReiserFS, and NILFS2 file-systems while a follow-up article will take a look at the out-of-tree contenders like Reiser4 and ZFS atop Linux 4.1. Read more

Fedora at Phoronix and FUDCon APAC

  • Fedora For MIPS Is Now Out In Testing, Supports The Creator CI20
    In cooperation with Imagination Technologies, the first Fedora image for the MIPS architecture is now out in testing. This initial Fedora 22 MIPS release supports the low-cost MIPS Creator CI20 development board that packs in two 1.2GHz MIPS32 processor cores and PowerVR graphics.
  • Pinos Is For Linux Video What PulseAudio Is For Audio
    Christian Schaller of Red Hat explained in the new blog post, "One of the original goals of Pinos was to provide the same level of advanced hardware handling for Video that PulseAudio provides for Audio. For those of you who has been around for a while you might remember how you once upon a time could only have one application using the sound card at the same time until PulseAudio properly fixed that. Well Pinos will allow you to share your video camera between multiple applications and also provide an easy to use API to do so."
  • Fedora Is Still Looking For A Diversity Advisor
    Back in March there was the announcement of Fedora looking for a diversity advisor as a volunteer position to help promote diversity within this popular Linux distribution. Unfortunately it looks like their initial search didn't yield any suitable applicants so they're back to looking for more people interested in that position.
  • FUDCon APAC 2015 – Summary
  • FUDCon APAC 2015 in Pune
    I had the pleasure to attend my second FUDCon APAC, in Pune, India this time. I arrived the day before the conference at the airport in Bombay where I met Tuan. After four tiring hours, we arrived to Pune and met Kushal.
  • FUDCon, where friends meet

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