Articles Tagged ubuntu

Ubuntu Not Switching to Rolling Release Model

Ubuntu will not be switching to a 'Rolling Release' model anytime soon, despite recent reports to the contrary. But Ubuntu's Jono Bacon has revealed that pieces are being put into place' to allow such a decision to be made at a later date.

25 January 2013

Baidu Music Search Available for Ubuntu 13.04

Chinese Ubuntu users will be able to find music from their favourite national artists straight from the Unity Dash. Search support for China's largest music download site, Baidu Music, is now available in Ubuntu 13.04.

22 January 2013

‘Ubuntu Packages’ Site Finally Gets Revamped

In news that most of you won't give two sugar lumps about, the packages.ubuntu.com website has been updated to match the "new" Ubuntu branding. Where "new" means "introduced in 2010".

21 January 2013
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Ubuntu Product Launch OMG! Google+ Hangout

Join Benjamin Kerensa, Bilal Akhtar and José Antonio Rey with guest Jono Bacon to discuss the exciting Ubuntu product announcement today. We invite OMG! readers and Ubuntu users to join us and share their thoughts […]

2 January 2013

Ubuntu for Nexus 7 Gets Updated

An updated version of Ubuntu for testing on the Nexus7 tablet has been released.

9 November 2012
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Ubuntu 11.04 Support Ends Today

Support for Ubuntu 11.04 - released 18 months ago today, on April 28, 2011 - officially ends today. Are you still using it? Will you miss it?

28 October 2012

Ubuntu Demoed on Nexus 7 Tablet

Ubuntu's shift onto tablets and mobiles is now afoot, as a new video demoing Ubuntu on a Nexus 7 shows.

20 October 2012
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Ubuntu 12.10 Released, Ready to Download

Canonical have announced the release of Ubuntu 12.10, the latest version of their popular Linux operating system. The release follows 6 long months of development, and introduces many new features to the desktop.

18 October 2012
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Ubuntu Website Adds New ‘Donations’ Page

Canonical have today launched a new 'contributions' page through which users can donate money to the Ubuntu project. Canonical say that the initiative will help people '..choose to financially support different aspects of Canonical's work, from gaming and app, desktop, phone and tablet, to co-ordination of upstreams or supporting Ubuntu flavours."

9 October 2012

Ubuntu on Air: Your Questions Answered

Join us this Today at 1800 UTC for Ubuntu on Air Last cycle we decided to just hang out after a release, and we had such a good time and learned so much from our […]

26 July 2012

Mark Shuttleworth: ‘We Didn’t Want Ubuntu To End up Like Windows 8’

Mark Shuttleworth has spoken about the design and thought process behind the creation of Unity, and how it's impacted on Ubuntu multi-device strategy. Speaking at OSCON prior to the unveiling of Ubuntu's new integrated web apps feature, Shuttleworth ackowledged that there had been 'controversy' over Canonical's decision to pursue a "multi-device" strategy, with the switch to Unity in particular proving 'deeply unpopular' at first.

20 July 2012
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‘Ubuntu Accomplishments’ Makes Getting Involved in Ubuntu Fun

There are a myriad of ways for Ubuntu users to become involved in the wider community - but just where does one start? Enter the Ubuntu Accomplishments system, which aims to make finding, working towards and tracking opportunities within the Ubuntu community and beyond from one place.

17 June 2012