More posts about “ubuntu”

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Watch A Users First Time with Ubuntu

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...

14 March 2012
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Ubuntu 12.04 Development Update 16

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 […]

8 March 2012
Benjamin Kerensa

Ubuntu 12.04 Development Update 15

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 […]

1 March 2012
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Ubuntu for Android Gets Shown Off At Mobile World Congress

Canonical are over at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week to schmooze, show off and shore up support for their stunning (no hyperbole needed) Ubuntu for Android feature. AndroidCentral's Phil Nickinson is over in Barcelona to attend the MWC and, in Hall 7, got to lay his hands on the technology. Video and reaction tucked inside.

27 February 2012
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Ubuntu 12.04 Development Update 14

Development Update Nine weeks until release and one thing is clear already: 12.04 will be a kick-arse release. Thanks everyone for your hard work on it! Still there’s a few things which still need to […]

23 February 2012

3 Features New to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion That Ubuntu Already Has

Apple today lifted the lid on the next iteration of their OS X operating system - OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Exciting news in itself for Mac fans, but the reveal introduces a number of new features to the OS X desktop that Ubuntu users have enjoyed for a little while...

16 February 2012
Robert Roth

Ubuntu 12.04 Development Update 13

Development Update And again we are in the most interesting time of the release cycle. Today we will hit Feature Freeze at around 21:00 UTC. The time where we stop introducing new features, packages, and […]

16 February 2012
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Netflix: No plans to Support Linux

Back in July of last year after wrapping up at OSCON I shared a bit of information that brought some hope to the Linux community. While at the event I got a chance to speak with two engineers from Netflix […]

11 February 2012
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Stats Show Ubuntu Not Losing Ground to Linux Mint

Like the obtuse heading to an expectant essay paper, the following reader question/proclamation graced the claustrophobic confines of my overly-full inbox a few days back: – “Given distrowatch’s latest download figures, shouldn’t this site change […]

10 February 2012

Ubuntu 12.04 Development Update 13

Development Update Ubuntu 12.04 is shaping up nicely. Last week Alpha 2 got released, which means you should be testing by now. Next week we will hit Feature Freeze, by which time we “stop introducing […]

9 February 2012
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‘We’re Going to Be Building Awesome Things’ – Canonical’s Will Cooke

Ubuntu TV captured the attention and imaginations of the technology press after its reveal at CES 2012. And rightly so. The demo of Ubuntu TV shown off at the event proved that not only are […]

6 February 2012
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Developer Week: Summary Day 3

It’s sad news, yes – Ubuntu Developer Week for the 12.04 cycle is over. It’s been three fantastic days full of action-packed sessions. If you couldn’t attend, check out the logs of the sessions, all […]

3 February 2012