Could you create an entirely new application for Ubuntu in just three weeks? That's the challenge being put forward by the Ubuntu Development team as they gear up to launch an application creation competition with some awesome prizes up for grabs.
In this update we reached out to Ubuntu Developer and juju Extraordinaire Clint Byrum for an interview and to see what he is working on in the 12.10 Release Cycle. Benjamin Kerensa: What are you doing […]
So many great applications are available in the Ubuntu Software Center - but many developers don't advertise this fact on their websites. To remedy this Ubuntu's Jono Bacon is encouraging users to get involved in a new ‘Download for Ubuntu’ Button Campaign. The premise is simple: the websites of apps that are available to install through the Ubuntu Software Center should display a uniform 'Download for Ubuntu' button so that visitors can clearly see they support Ubuntu.
When it comes to laptops that solely ship Ubuntu as an Operating System one of the most well known names is System76. During the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Oakland, CA a few weeks back I had an opportunity to chat over lunch with System76 CEO, Carl Richell about the exciting products they are working on at their Headquarters in Colorado. Carl invited me to check out one of their current laptop offerings the Lemur Ultra which I spent some time with here in the labs.
Last Development Update of 12.04 Today we saw the release of Ubuntu 12.04. It is the fourth release with long-term support and the 16th Ubuntu release. Lots of hard work went into this release, so […]
What will you be doing come October 18th 2012? I'm not psychic, but there's a very good chance you'll be downloading Ubuntu 12.10. Yes, the tentative release schedule for the post-Precise release has been published online.
We are almost there. Tomorrow language packs will be test-built. Next Tuesday we will hit the deadline for translations for language packs and from next week on Ubuntu 12.04 images of the release candidate will […]
Development Update The Precise Pangolin Beta 2 is set to be released on Thursday, the 29th, If you feel comfortable testing beta releases, get the latest daily build and keep it updated. Don’t forget to […]
Development Update We are only five weeks away from the release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Next week we expect the Beta 2 release to go out and afterwards only important fixes will go in. 26th […]
Tech blogger Chris Prillo's Dad has become a viral celebrity after his toe-curling 'first experience' with Windows 8 garnered hundreds-of-thousands of views almost over night. Capitalising upon this, and perhaps in the interest of fairness, Chris has sat his Dad Joe down in front of, and filmed his first take on, OS X and Ubuntu 11.10. How did he get on? Click in to find out...
Development Update Only seven weeks until release. If you are excited, you’re not the only one. We still have two weeks until Beta 2 Freeze and three weeks until Beta 2 Release and if you […]
Development Update Today marks the transition of Ubuntu 12.04 from Alpha Testing into the first phase of Beta Testing as Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 1 is released. Nicholas Skaggs has a number of items you can […]