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Shuttleworth embraces tablet terror

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  • Shuttleworth embraces tablet terror: PC biz will survive, too
  • The Key for Ubuntu for Tablets Will Be Apps
  • Four stupid mistakes I made when installing Linux

Ubuntu Linux Primed for Life on Tablets

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  • Ubuntu Linux Primed for Life on Tablets
  • Canonical adds countdown for tablet reveal Tuesday
  • Ubuntu for tablets revealed with split screen multi-tasking
  • Dell upgrades its developer edition Ubuntu Linux laptop
  • Why More People Are Choosing Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Pros and Cons
  • Canonical answers Ubuntu phone critics

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 302

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  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 302
  • Install KVM on Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Grabs 1.12 Percent OS Market Share on Steam
  • Ubuntu Allegedly To Have Its Own X, Wayland Alternative
  • Is Canonical Working on New, Custom Display Server for Unity?

Ubuntu: What They're Doing Right and Wrong

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datamation.com: To celebrate Ubuntu's success, I wanted to take a moment to highlight the things Ubuntu is doing well and also mention some issues that could use improvement.

Fedora 18 vs. Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04 Benchmarks

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phoronix.com: As the next chapter after the Fedora 17 vs. Fedora 18 benchmarks for the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution, here are benchmarks comparing Fedora 18 to Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04 on two separate PCs.

Pros and Cons of a Ubuntu Rolling Release

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datamation.com: Recently, many people have speculated that Ubuntu might be rethinking its current development cycle. Basically, the word is that Ubuntu might find itself evolving into a rolling release distribution. How it would affect the end user and would it be beneficial overall?

Ubuntu Not Switching to Rolling Release Model

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Ubuntu will not be switching to a ‘Rolling Release’ model anytime soon, despite recent reports to the contrary.

Goodbye Ubuntu

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  • Goodbye Ubuntu
  • DoctorMo: Give Jono a Break, Grow the Community
  • Unity: release early, release often… release daily! (part 2) (part 3)
  • Ubuntu Ask Community to Help Create New App Icon
  • Canonical Might Launch Only LTS Distros
  • Software Updater Changes in Ubuntu 13.04

Canonical might switch to rolling releases

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  • Canonical might switch to rolling releases
  • How to Generate A New Sources List For Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 300
  • Unity: release early, release often… release daily!
  • Unity Reboot Updated for 12.10 & 13.04
  • Lubuntu is something faster than Ubuntu
  • Software Updater Changes in Ubuntu 13.04
  • New Icons, Window Snap Animation Land in Unity
  • Usability Tweaks Proposed for ‘Software Updater’ App

Valve Suggesting Users Try Ubuntu

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  • Valve Suggesting Windows Users to Try Ubuntu and Steam Linux Beta
  • 'Ubuntu Packages' Site Finally Gets Revamped
  • 13.04 wallpaper contest
  • Ubuntu 12.04 Advertised on the Official Steam Website
  • Ubuntu 13.04 to Receive New Window Docking Animations
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today's leftovers

  • Linux use on Pornhub surged 14% in 2016
    Pornhub is one of the preeminent porn sites on the web. Each year Pornhub releases a year in review post with anonymous details about the site’s users. More and more Linux users are visiting Pornhub, Linux saw an impressive 14% increase in traffic share in 2016.
  • Amdocs partners with Linux Foundation to accelerate OpenECOMP adoption in Open Source
  • Calamares 2.4.6 Distribution-Independent Linux Installer Delivers Improvements
    The Calamares team is proud to announce the availability of the sixth maintenance update to the 2.4 stable series of the open-source, distribution-independent system installer Calamares, for Linux-based operating systems. Calamares 2.4.6 comes approximately two months after the release of the previous version, namely Calamares 2.4.5, and, as expected, it's a bugfix release that only delivers various improvements and bug fixes for some of the issues reported by users during all this time.
  • Shotwell Photo Manager 0.25.3 Released
    Photography fans will be pleased to hear that a new bug-fix release of photo management app Shotwell is now available to download.
  • AntiX 16.1 is available for public
    AntiX is Debian based Linux distribution. It uses lightweight desktop environments like Fluxbox, Icewm, Xfce, etc. This distribution is originated in Greece and is typically ideal for old systems. Few hours ago AntiX team released new version named AntiX 16.1. It is based on Debian Jessie.
  • Tumbleweed Preps for PulseAudio 10, Gets Ruby, Python Updates
    Developers using openSUSE Tumbleweed are always getting the newest packages as well as updated languages and past week’s snapshots delivered update versions of Python and Ruby. The most recent snapshot, 20170112, brought Python 2.x users version 2.7.13, which updated cipher lists for openSSL wrapper and supports versions equal to or greater than OpenSSL 1.1.0. Python-unidecode 0.04.20 was also updated in the snapshot. Another update related to OpenSSL 1.1.0 was PulseAudio 9.99.1, which is a release in preparation for PulseAudio 10.0. PulseAudio 10.0 includes compatibility with OpenSSL 1.1.0, a fix for hotplugged USB surround sound cards and and automatic switching of Bluetooth profile when using VoIP applications.
  • Genode OS Framework Planning For Async I/O, App ABI, Qt5 Plans For 2017
    The Genode Operating System Framework has announced their planned roadmap for this year as the involved developers continue working on this original OS initiative. The overall theme of the Genode OS work in 2017 is to focus on stability and scalability, but there is also much more on their road-map for this calendar year.
  • PrestaShop
    Helping people overcome the challenges of building and growing an online business is what the PrestaShop open-source ecommerce platform is all about. The significant PrestaShop 1.7 release provides innovations focused on three themes: sell faster, create easier and code better.
  • This Week in Spring: Reactor 3.0, Open Source CD, and All Kinds of Cloud

Linux on Servers

  • IBM i Open Source Business Architect Lays Out A Plan
    Enterprise level application development is no place for open source languages. Can you believe it? That was once the widely accepted truth. Jiminy Crickets! Things have changed. The number of the stable open source distributions available with comprehensive support and maintenance goes well beyond common knowledge. Industry giants, successful SMB players, and mom and pop businesses are finding good reasons to use open source. Even IBM uses open source for internal business reasons. There are reasons for you to do the same.
  • Lightning Talk - Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes by Blake White, The Walt Disney Co.
  • How Disney Is Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes
    The Walt Disney Company is famous for “making magic happen,” and their cross-cloud, enterprise level Kubernetes implementation is no different. In a brief but information-packed lightning talk at CloudNativeCon in Seattle in November, Disney senior cloud engineer Blake White laid out a few of the struggles and solutions in making Kubernetes work across clouds.
  • Puppet Launches its Latest State of DevOps Survey
    Folks who are focused on container technology and virtual machines as they are implemented today might want to give a hat tip to some of the early technologies and platforms that arrived in the same arena. Among those, Puppet, which was built on the legacy of the venerable Cfengine system, was an early platform that helped automate lots of virtual machine implementations. We covered it in depth all the way back in 2008. Fast-forward to today, and Puppet is still making news, creating jobs and more.