Articles Tagged Canonical

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How Ubuntu Helped Make GNOME Shell Faster (And Why The Work Continues)

Canonical Software Engineer Daniel Van Vugt provides detail on the work done to improve the performance of GNOME Shell in Ubuntu 19.10

25 October 2019
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Canonical Has a New Director of Ubuntu Desktop

Martin Wimpress, head of the Ubuntu MATE project, has been announced as Canonical's new Ubuntu desktop director. He replaces Will Cooke in the role.

23 October 2019

Happy 15th Birthday, Ubuntu!

It's Ubuntu's 15th birthday! October 20 2019 marks the 15th anniversary of Ubuntu 4.10 'Warty Warthog', which schlepped out on to the world stage in 2004.

20 October 2019

There’s an Ubuntu 19.10 Release Party in London, Tomorrow – And You’re Invited!

You're invited to the Ubuntu 19.10 release party in London, UK, tomorrow evening. Mingle with like-minded Linux users and celebrate Eoan Ermine's release.

16 October 2019

Ubuntu Devs Detail Plan for 32-bit Support in Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu developers have detailed the process by which 32-bit library and app compatibility will be maintained in Ubuntu 19.10 and up.

17 September 2019
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Panic Over! Valve Say Steam WILL Support Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu gamers can breathe a sigh of relief as Valve has confirmed that Steam for Linux WILL support Ubuntu 19.10. Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais says Ubuntu’s recent rethink over plans to axe its i386/32-bit archive […]

27 June 2019
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Ubuntu Changes Its Mind, Says it WILL Continue to Support 32-bit Apps

Canonical has issued a statement on Ubuntu’s 32-bit future — and gamers, among others, are sure to relieved! The company says Ubuntu WILL now continue to build and maintain a 32-bit archive going forward — […]

24 June 2019
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Ubuntu NOT Dropping 32-bit App Support After All? (Updated)

A forum post from a leading Ubuntu developer appears to contradict early suggestions that Ubuntu will drop 32-bit app support beginning in 19.10.

23 June 2019
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Must Read: Ubuntu Says It’s Dropping All 32-bit Support Going Forward (Updated)

Ubuntu has confirmed plans to drop all support for 32-bit (i386) systems going forward, beginning with the upcoming Ubuntu 19.10 release.

18 June 2019
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Snapception: The Snap Store is Now Available as a Snap App

Canonical's Snap store is now available to install as a Snap app on Snap-supported Linux distributions, including Ubuntu. Learn more about it here.

29 May 2019
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Exclusive: The Official Ubuntu Shop Has Closed Down

The Ubuntu Shop, also known as the Canonical Store, has closed down. The store sold Ubuntu merchandise including t-shirts, pens, and Ubuntu stickers.

4 May 2019
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Snap Apps Are More Popular Than You Think [Infographic]

Linux users install more than 3 million Snap apps every month, a new infographic from Canonical reveals.

6 March 2019