Articles Tagged unity8

Ubuntu Desktop Next 14.10 Images Available to Download

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.

13 June 2014

Ubuntu Devs Propose Creating Separate ‘Unity 8 Desktop’ Flavor to Aid Development

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.

14 May 2014

Ubuntu To Make Amazon Product Results ‘Opt-In’

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.

31 March 2014

Unity 8 Desktop Preview Session Available In Ubuntu 14.04

It's now possible to login to a Unity 8 session in the latest development builds of Ubuntu 14.04 for the desktop.

25 February 2014

New Unity Scopes Technology Detailed by Canonical

Canonical has published details of its new Scopes technology, set to be at the core of the converged Ubuntu experience.

24 February 2014

Ubuntu To Create New File Manager for Unity 8 Desktop

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.

3 February 2014

This Ubuntu Phone Mir Demo Shows ‘Performance’ Users Can Expect

Mir developers have shared an older video demo of Mir that, they say, shows the 'experience and performance' users can expect to find soon.

13 September 2013
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Mir Performance with Unity 8 Shown Off in New Video

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 […]

12 September 2013

Unity 8 Available in Ubuntu 13.10 – But Don’t Expect Too Much

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...

2 August 2013

Unity 8, Mir Preview To Be Available 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.

16 May 2013

Unity 8 Gets Demoed on Mir, Looks Impressive Already

Unity 8 - the next major version of the Unity desktop - has been demoed running atop of Mir, Ubuntu's custom display server.

14 May 2013