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Ubuntu Family Does Their 15.10 Alpha 1 Releases

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

Canonical Introduces "Fan" For Container-To-Container Networking

Mark Shuttleworth this morning announced Fan: their solution to container-to-container networking.
22 June 2015 - Ubuntu Fan

Ubuntu 15.10 Updates Packages To GNOME 3.16, Ports More Software To Python 3

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

Should Ubuntu Phone Rebase To Android?

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

Mir 0.14 Works To Further Reduce Lag

The upcoming Mir 0.14 for Ubuntu Linux will take another step towards reducing lag.
17 June 2015 - Mir Lag

Ubuntu Looks To Fill Vacated Developer Membership Board Seat

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

Mir-On-X & Dynamic Double Buffering Are The Latest Mir Work

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

Snappy Version Of Ubuntu's Desktop-Next Built For i386

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

Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition Available For Pre-Order

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

Dell's Current Ubuntu Image For The XPS 13 Developer Laptop 2015 Disappoints

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

BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Phone Being Released Next Week

Beginning next week the BQ Aquaris E5 pre-loaded with Ubuntu Phone will become available in Europe.
1 June 2015 - BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu

Ubuntu Community Council Reaffirms Its Decision Against Kubuntu's Leader

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

Ubuntu Phone Update This Month Brings Many Improvements

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

At Least Two Ubuntu Phone Announcements Expected In June

Canonical will be kicking off June by making some announcements with their partners for new Ubuntu Phones in Europe.
27 May 2015 - Ubuntu Phone

Friction Building Around An Ubuntu Community Council Decision

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

Canonical Is Reportedly Considering An IPO

Mark Shuttleworth is reportedly considering a move to make Canonical a public company.
22 May 2015 - Ubuntu Public

Ubuntu 15.10 Release Schedule Firmed Up

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

Will Ubuntu Linux Hit 200 Million Users This Year?

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

Meizu Launches The Ubuntu MX4 In China

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

Ubuntu Finally Looks To Go With Persistent Network Interface Names

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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