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the next kubuntu graphics stack

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Ubuntu

vizzzion.org: One of the things that we have been discussing at length in the past few months is the graphics stack in Kubuntu, and how we’re working towards having Plasma Workspaces 2 running on top of Kubuntu-next and Kubuntu-next-next(-next). In this article, I will explain the strategy we have laid out for a smooth transition.

Ubuntu vs. Kubuntu

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Ubuntu

datamation.com: Kubuntu offers many of the same features as Ubuntu, but uses the KDE desktop instead of Unity.

Canonical Seeks $32M To Build Ubuntu Smartphone

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Ubuntu
  • Canonical Seeks $32M To Build A Ubuntu Smartphone Designed For Converged Computing
  • Ubuntu Edge: Canonical wants to crowdsource more than $1m per day for its first smartphone

Shuttleworth ruling paves the way for exchange control review

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Ubuntu

mybroadband.co.za: The High Court in Pretoria’s decision to declare certain sections of the Currency and Exchanges Act unconstitutional opens a door for a parliamentary review of the country’s “antiquated” exchange control system, the DA said on Sunday.

Also: Canonical Removes Ubuntu Edge Teaser Timer Following Leak
And: Notice of security breach on Ubuntu Forums site

Ubuntu forums hacked; 1.82M logins, email addresses stolen

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Web
Ubuntu

zdnet.com: Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu operating system, has suffered a massive data breach on its forums. All usernames, passwords, and email addresses were stolen.

Tips To Make Ubuntu Look Cool

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Ubuntu

unixmen.com: I am a cool geek (I think) and I want my Ubuntu box to be as cool as possible. Lately, Ubuntu is losing users and fans, but I do not care. Even if everybody starts to hate Ubuntu, I will use it. I love to explore things. At the moment Ubuntu is my home. Now, let me add some hot features to my Ubuntu box.

4 Day Countdown Appears on Ubuntu Website

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Ubuntu
  • 4 Day Countdown Appears on Ubuntu Website
  • S06E21 – Hot Ubuntu
  • Ratnadeep Bhattacharjee joins Canonical

Why I left Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

everydaylinuxuser.com: I was a great fan of Ubuntu and Canonical. When Canonical switched to Unity on 11.04, I tried it and mostly liked it. The final straws for me was Canonical's decision not to include snd-pcm-oss as a kernel model (which I discovered with Ubuntu 12.04), breaking ALSA's OSS emulation, as well as the inclusion of Amazon search.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 325

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 325
  • Burning Circle Episode 122
  • Canonical Continues Working On XMir Performance

Ubuntu vs. Debian

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Linux
Ubuntu

datamation.com: In this article, I'll examine how Debian compares to Ubuntu and whether or not it can make for a solid Ubuntu alternative.

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GNOME Recipes and Outreachy

  • Recipes for you and me
    Since I’ve last written about recipes, we’ve started to figure out what we can achieve in time for GNOME 3.24, with an eye towards delivering a useful application. The result is this plan, which should be doable.
  • Outreachy (GNOME)-W5&W6
    My plan was altered in this two-week, because the strings of GNOME 3.24 have not frozen yet and the maintainers of Chinese localization group told me the Extra GNOME Applications are more necessary to be translated than documents, so I began to translate the Extra GNOME Applications (stable) during this period.
  • [Older] Outreachy (GNOME)-W3&W4
    During this period, I finished the UI translation of GNOME 3.22, I’m waiting to reviewed and committed now, and I met some troubles and resolved them these days.

Home Recording with Ubuntu Studio Part One: Gearing Up

Twenty years ago, the cost of building a studio for the creation of electronic music was pricey, to say the least. The cost of a computer that was suitable for multimedia production could cost the average musician between $1,000 and $2,000. Add in the cost of recording software, additional instruments and equipment, and one could easily spend between $5,000 and $10,000 just to get started. But nowadays, you do not have to break the bank to start making music at home. The price of personal computers has dropped substantially over the past two decades. At the time of this writing, it is possible to get a notebook PC that’s suitable for audio production for around $500. Other pieces of equipment have also dropped in price, making it possible to build a functional recording studio for around $1,000. (Read the rest)

Leftovers: Gaming

Red Hat and Fedora