Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Ubuntu

Ubuntu Touch Major Update Confirmed for July 20

Filed under
Ubuntu

Ubuntu developers are preparing to launch a new major update for the phone version of the OS, and they are now pretty certain that the patch will arrive on Monday.

Read more

Here Are the New Beautified Monochromatic Icons of Ubuntu Linux

Filed under
Ubuntu

On July 16, Canonical's Steph Wilson posted a new article on the Ubuntu Design website to inform us all about the new beautified monochromatic icons that will be implemented in the next version of the Ubuntu Linux operating system.

Read more

MeX Linux Distro Is Now Based on Linux Mint 17.2, Ubuntu 15.04, and Debian 8

Filed under
Linux
Debian
Ubuntu

Arne Exton, the creator of numerous free and commercial Linux kernel-based and Android operating systems, was glad to inform us earlier about the general availability of MeX Linux Build 150714.

Read more

Leftovers: Ubuntu

Filed under
Ubuntu

Xubuntu Linux is Being Used to Teach Students at Colegio Hispano Americano in Puerto Rico

Filed under
Ubuntu

The Xubuntu developers kicked off a new series of interesting articles where they interview various organizations from all over the world in regard with the usage of the Xubuntu Linux operating system.

Read more

Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" Xfce Edition RC is Based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Xfce 4.12

Filed under
Linux
Ubuntu

Immediately after announcing the release of Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" KDE Edition RC (Release Candidate), Clement Lefebvre, leader and main developer of the Linux Mint project, informed us about the immediate availability for download and testing of Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" Xfce Edition Release Candidate.

Read more

Ubuntu 12.04 Finally Gets Latest Firefox 39 After a Long Wait

Filed under
Ubuntu

The Ubuntu maintainers for Firefox have finally released the latest 39.x branch of the Internet browser for users of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Read more

Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) Gets the Latest LibreOffice 5.0 RC3

Filed under
LibO
Ubuntu

The upcoming Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) will have the latest LibreOffice 5.0 suite when it is made available in October, and in the meantime the newest RC has been made available through the repos.

Read more

The Number of Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition Invitations Has Tripled

Filed under
Ubuntu

Users can only buy a Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition phone if they play a game on the official website and get one of the very illusive invitations. Now, that number of invitations has been tripled.

Read more

Canonical Clarifies IP Policy, No One Else Happy

Filed under
GNU
Ubuntu
-s

In the continuing saga of Canonical versus contributors' rights, a clarification was issued today. Most consensus is that Canonical's "trump clause" fixes the largest part of the intellectual property dispute, but still leaves issues unresolved. The Free Software Foundation and the Software Freedom Conservancy played key roles and have issued their own statements. Bradley M. Kuhn, Matthew Garrett, and Jonathan Riddell weigh in as well.

Read more

Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

Canonical Publishes Impressive Roadmap for All of Their Ubuntu Products

Canonical is working on multiple projects at the same time, and it's often difficult to understand their plans, but Director of Product Strategy Engineering Olli Ries has shed some light on how their inner workings are structured and how things are evolving, from the inside out. Read more

Making the Case for Koha: Why Libraries Should Consider an Open Source ILS

When Engard educates people on what open source is, what it means to use open source software, what types of software are available, which companies use it, and who trusts it, they see that their fears are unfounded, she says. To back up her discussions with facts, she maintains bibliographies on open source and open source security. She also has a set of bookmarks on Delicious, and she wrote a book, Practical Open Source Software for Libraries. “[W]hen people come to me and say open source is too risky … I have facts and figures, just what librarians want, to say no, all software has potential risk associated with it. You have to evaluate software side by side, and look at it, and really take the time to compare it. … I know you’re going to pick the open source solution over the proprietary because it is so quickly developed, so quickly fixed, so ahead of the curve as far as technology is concerned.” Read more

Review of Ubuntu Phone – A Work Still Under Progress

However, what one must remember is that the Ubuntu Phone is still a work in progress. The company is issuing updates every month and is relying on its current user base regarding the feedback and ideas. Right now, only three Ubuntu phones are present in the market ranging from $186 to $328 roughly. Ubuntu has been in hibernation mode for the development of this OS for a long time and it looked like they might be consumer ready now, however, after seeing the Ubuntu Phone it looks like they might be far from that scenario right now. Read more

Android M news: Release date delayed, to come out in September or October?

Google reveals that the newest Android operating system initially codenamed as "Android M" will be delaying the release of Android M Developer Preview 3 for selected Nexus devices. The information was shared by the company's employee and moderator Wojtek Kaliciński on the Developer community page in Google+. Read more