PowerPC builds of Ubuntu desktop are to be dropped by the end of this week developers have announced, after a month of failing to build.
Five Ubuntu flavours, including Lubuntu & Ubuntu GNOME, have taken part in the Alpha 2 release of the 'Saucy Salamander' development cycle.
The Ubuntu 13.10 Wallpaper Contest has opened for entries, giving enthusiast photographers the chance of exposure to millions of people.
An update that allows users to open apps from the Dash with a single click is on its way back to the Saucy Salamander.
The KDE-based spin Kubuntu, as well as the lightweight distro Lubuntu, have both announced they have no plans to adopt Mir for their future releases.
Mir is to ship as the default display server in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu engineers have today announced.
A recent design change to Unity Dash behaviour in Ubuntu 13.10 has been met with irritation by early testers.
The debate as to which web browser will come installed by default on Ubuntu 13.10 continues.
Unity's much-delayed, and much-heralded, Smart Scopes Service is preparing to land in the daily builds of Ubuntu 13.10.
It may be 5 months away from release but we already know most of the new features planned for Unity in Ubuntu 13.10.
Both Unity 8 and Ubuntu's new display server Mir will be available to try in Ubuntu 13.10. At least, that's the aim, anyway.
Ubuntu 13.10 is hoping to ship with Chromium as the default web-browser in place of Mozilla Firefox. In a discussion on the subject at the current Ubuntu Developer Summit developers expressed broad support for the change, saying that they are "leaning towards" supporting such a switch.