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 includes a new data collection tool in its latest release — but exactly what kind of data does it collect? Well, thanks to the doors-wide-open nature of open-source software it’s easy to find out. It […]
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.
An alleged privacy leak with the Unity Reddit Scope in Ubuntu has been uncovered.
Future versions of Ubuntu will not show users Amazon product results in the Unity Dash by default — a reversal of a core feature introduced to desktop users in 2012.
Ubuntu is no stranger to awards and accolades, but the latest trophy to be presented to the project is one that's unlikely to go on display.
Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has revealed how the OS will address the on-going privacy concerns around it's online searching feature in Unity.
Privacy settings are coming to Zeitgeist. (And in a pretty interface, too!)