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While Ubuntu itself doesn't participate in the alpha releases but rather focuses upon the quality of their daily ISOs, the opt-in flavors of the Ubuntu family that does do these early development releases have announced their 15.10 Alpha 1s.
25 June 2015 - Wily Werewolf
Mark Shuttleworth this morning announced Fan: their solution to container-to-container networking.
22 June 2015 - Ubuntu Fan
This past week the Ubuntu 15.10 desktop updated many of their GNOME packages to the GNOME 3.16.x series. There's also been other improvements on the desktop front.
20 June 2015 - Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop
While Jono Bacon is no longer working for Canonical, he hasn't stopped thinking about Ubuntu or being involved with the community. Over the night he wrote a lengthy blog post with his idea for rebasing the Ubuntu Phone off Android.
19 June 2015 - Ubuntu Phone Android
The upcoming Mir 0.14 for Ubuntu Linux will take another step towards reducing lag.
17 June 2015 - Mir Lag
The Ubuntu Developer Membership Board (DMB) has issued a call for nominations to fill a vacant seat on the board following the recent resignation by Scott Kitterman.
17 June 2015 - Ubuntu DMB
Kevin Gunn of Canonical has provided another update on the latest developments happening around Unity 8 and their Mir display server.
13 June 2015 - Ubuntu Mir Update
Will Cooke of Canonical shared this morning that they have got the first Snappy build of Ubuntu Desktop Next built for i386.
9 June 2015 - Snappy Desktop Next
Last week we found out Ubuntu was coming to the BQ Aquaris E5 smartphone and this morning the pre-orders have started rolling in.
9 June 2015 - Aquaris E5 Ubuntu
Earlier this year Dell released their XPS 13 laptop with an Intel Broadwell processor and all-around looks like a great developer laptop. Back when the hardware first appeared, the Linux support wasn't in great shape. Dell is now shipping the XPS13 2015 model with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS preloaded, but sadly, there's still some issues with the initial pre-install.
8 June 2015 - XPS 2015 Laptop
Beginning next week the BQ Aquaris E5 pre-loaded with Ubuntu Phone will become available in Europe.
1 June 2015 - BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu
Earlier this week a huge fiasco began over the Ubuntu Community Council removing Jonathan Riddell from any leadership position relating to Ubuntu for one year. The Kubuntu Community Council came out in support of Jonathan as have many others from the community, but today the Ubuntu Community Council issued a lengthy statement where they re-affirm they will be sticking by their original decision.
29 May 2015 - Statement
This month's Ubuntu Phone Update sent over-the-air is bringing a number of new features and improvements for Ubuntu smartphone users over the next few days.
28 May 2015 - Ubuntu Phone May OTA Update
Canonical will be kicking off June by making some announcements with their partners for new Ubuntu Phones in Europe.
27 May 2015 - Ubuntu Phone
The longtime leader of Kubuntu, Jonathan Riddell, appears to be out of any leadership position relating to Ubuntu for at least twelve months. This decision has caused some to criticize the Ubuntu Community Council for their decision made in relative private -- a decision that was also backed by Mark Shuttleworth.
26 May 2015 - Community Council
Mark Shuttleworth is reportedly considering a move to make Canonical a public company.
22 May 2015 - Ubuntu Public
For those that haven't seen/heard yet, the Ubuntu 15.10 release schedule has now been firmed up.
21 May 2015 - Ubuntu 15.10 Schedule
It's been four years and two weeks since Mark Shuttleworth expressed his goal of "200 million users of Ubuntu in 4 years." While Ubuntu's presence has continued to increase over the past four years, it doesn't look like that goal has been realized yet or will be by the end of the calendar year.
20 May 2015 - 200 Million Goal
Ubuntu enthusiasts in Europe have been able to buy the first Ubuntu phone for some time now, the BQ Aquaris, while starting now Chinese developers are able to buy the second official Ubuntu phone: the Meizu Ubuntu MX4.
17 May 2015 - Ubuntu MX4
While Linux distributions like Fedora and Mageia have adopted predictable/persistent network interface names, Ubuntu has not. However, that is looking to change and it might also be the case for upstream Debian.
11 May 2015 - Ubuntu Network Names
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