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Snappy Packaging Happenings In The Fedora, Arch Space

This week Canonical hosted a Snappy Sprint in Heidelberg, Germany where they worked to further their new package management solution originally spearheaded for Ubuntu Touch. This wasn't an Ubuntu-only event, but Canonical did invite other distribution stakeholders.

23 July 2016 - Snaps On Other Distros - 19 Comments
Vulkan Support Still Isn't Ready For Ubuntu's Mir

Back in February when Vulkan launched as the new Khronos graphics API, Ubuntu developers planned to have Vulkan support in Mir by Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. That didn't happen and since then it has kept getting pushed back.

14 July 2016 - Mir 0.25 - 43 Comments
Ubuntu & Other Ubuntu Spins Look At Making Room To Grow

With Ubuntu's install images continuing to be oversized with pushing 1.4GB on recent releases, Ubuntu developer Steve Langasek has raised the new limit for Ubuntu desktop images to 2GB. Other Ubuntu flavors are also following in this move.

2 May 2016 - ~2GB Images - 13 Comments

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