Desktop builds of Ubuntu 14.10 using Unity 8 and Mir by default have been made available to download — not that most users will want to.
The creation of a new Ubuntu flavour based on Unity 8 has been mooted by the Ubuntu Desktop Team, with an eye to speeding up development.
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.
It's now possible to login to a Unity 8 session in the latest development builds of Ubuntu 14.04 for the desktop.
Canonical has published details of its new Scopes technology, set to be at the core of the converged Ubuntu experience.
With the scheduled switch to Unity 8 on the Ubuntu desktop creeping ever closer, Ubuntu developers are debating whether a new file manager is needed.
Mir developers have shared an older video demo of Mir that, they say, shows the 'experience and performance' users can expect to find soon.
Unity 8 has been demoed running on top of Mir. Ubuntu software developer Didier Roche shared a short clip of the Ubuntu Touch interface running natively on Mir. No Android surfaceflinger (What Ubuntu Touch currently uses), and […]
An 'Early Alpha' of Unity 8 is available to try in Ubuntu 13.10 from today - but don't expect to find it fully functional quite yet...
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.
Unity 8 - the next major version of the Unity desktop - has been demoed running atop of Mir, Ubuntu's custom display server.