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Canonical Extends Support of Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 to 10 Years

Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 just got an unexpected support boost from Canonical. Announced today, Canonical says both releases will get an extended 10 years of support from their original release date, up from the […]

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Hot Topic: Ubuntu Makes Firefox Snap Default in 21.10

Ubuntu 21.10 is making the Firefox Snap app its default browser. A feature-freeze exception requests the Firefox Snap be seeded in the Ubuntu ISO image.

16 September 2021
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New Ubuntu Logo: Is This Our First Look?

Canonical is prepping a "major rebranding effort" involving Ubuntu, say the Canonical Web and Design team. They also share a very intriguing image…

29 June 2021

Ubuntu Makes Flutter ‘Default Choice’ for Future Desktop Apps

Future Ubuntu apps made by Canonical will use Flutter, Google's open-source UI framework. We ask whether this news will help or harm the Ubuntu experience.

5 March 2021

Martin Wimpress, Ubuntu Desktop Lead, is Leaving Canonical

Ubuntu desktop lead Martin Wimpress has announced he is leaving Canonical. Wimpress became Ubuntu desktop lead in October 2019, taking over from Will Cooke.

2 February 2021
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Ubuntu User Survey Results Reveal Some Interesting Things

Ubuntu has shared the results of a user survey that close to 22,000 people took part in. Feedback included calls for better gaming support and more Snaps.

24 April 2020
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New Webpage Intros the Benefits to using Ubuntu and WSL on Windows 10

Interested in kicking the tyres on Ubuntu via Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)? If so, a new web page has been added to the Ubuntu website to help get you started. Striking and well […]

16 March 2020

Canonical’s New Cloud Tech Streams Android Apps to Other Devices

Most of us are familiar with the idea of streaming music and content on our phones, thanks to services like Spotify and Netflix — but what about apps?

21 January 2020

Ubuntu: 10 Years, 10 Defining Moments

Below are 10 of Ubuntu’s most defining moments from the past decade. With the leading desktop Linux distribution about to enter a brand new decade — along with the rest of us — it’s sure […]

30 December 2019

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Survey Launched — You Can Help Shape Ubuntu’s Future

Ubuntu turned 15 this year and is still going strong — but what next for the leading desktop Linux distribution? Well, to find out Canonical has launched a brand new user survey. The responses collected […]

9 December 2019
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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