The home folder on future Ubuntu installs with have much tighter permissions by default. We look at the reasons Ubuntu devs have chosen to do this now.
Ubuntu will no longer log which packages users install from the archives. The 'popularity contest' package will not ship in future versions of the distro.
KDE developers are keen to 'learn' more about how people use the Plasma desktop, the hardware they run it on, and the features they enable.
Proton Calendar is a private calendaring solution from the makers of ProtonMail that uses end-to-end encryption of all events, titles and dates created.
Purism announce a suite of privacy focused mobile apps for Android and iOS devices, including a encrypted VPN and chat client, and a private e-mail service.
Users can look forward to greater control over installed applications in the upcoming release of GNOME 3.32. A new ‘Applications‘ panel has been created by developers that offers users more control over the majority of […]
Did you know that the average Ubuntu install takes just 18 minutes? That’s one of several nuggets of information Canonical has collected (and now revealed) thanks to the new “Ubuntu Report” tool included in Ubuntu […]
Ubuntu added a new data collection tool to its latest release — but what kind of data does it collect exactly? Canonical is being upfront and open about the new Ubuntu data collection policy Thanks to […]
Canonical, as I’ve no doubt you’re now fully aware of, plan to collect system data in new installs of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on an opt-out basis. The data they want to collect — forgive the feverish proclamations of […]
Ubuntu wants to collect data on users' systems to 'help improve Ubuntu'. The diagnostic data collection will be opt-out, and enabled by default for all new installs of Ubuntu 18.04.
Crowdfunding for a Linux phone that respects your privacy and keep your data secure is underway by Linux laptop maker Purism.
Unity's controversial online search feature is being disabled by default in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, due for release in April.