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Systemd Continued Commanding Linux Systems In 2015

This year Ubuntu switched over to using systemd in place of Upstart, other distributions have also decided to take advantage of systemd, this project hosted its first conference, and the systemd feature-set continued to expand.

29 December 2015 - systemd 2015 - 76 Comments
The Most Exciting Ubuntu News Of The Year

Ubuntu Linux made a lot of headway in 2015 particularly around their Unity 8 and Mir projects as part of their converged vision between mobile and desktop devices as well as in the Snappy space and the growing IoT market.

28 December 2015 - Ubuntu News 2015 - 6 Comments
Kirkland: Over One Billion Ubuntu Users

In response to my article this past weekend about It Doesn't Look Like Ubuntu Reached Its Goal Of 200 Million Users This Year, Dustin Kirkland of Canonical's Ubuntu Product and Strategy team has come out to say that number should be over one billion.

23 December 2015 - One Billion Ubuntu Users? - 22 Comments
Mir Gets Automatic Probing For Input Platforms

Ubuntu developers working on the Mir display server have been continuing to land more improvements to this X11/Wayland alternative although there hasn't been too much to report as of late for significant feature additions.

25 November 2015 - Mir Input Improvements - 22 Comments
Here's An Early Linux 4.4 Kernel Spin To Play Around With On Ubuntu

Now that Linux 4.4-rc1 was released this weekend as the first development release towards Linux 4.4 with its many new features, I'm onto benchmarking it at Phoronix for articles looking at the Nouveau Kepler re-clocking changes, Radeon/Intel graphics performance too, file-system tests, and more.

18 November 2015 - Linux 4.4-rc1+ Testing - 2 Comments
Various Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Decisions From This Week's Summit

Aside from trying to make Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Python-3-only, Kubuntu developers planning for Xenial, and Mark Shuttleworth's keynote, there's also been a lot of other interesting sessions to happen over the first two days of this week's Ubuntu Online Summit.

5 November 2015 - Ubuntu Online Summit - 12 Comments
Ubuntu Phone Hit By Its First Exploit

Last week an application was pushed into the Ubuntu Phone Software Store that when installed would give an intruder root access and modify the boot splash screen.

19 October 2015 - Ubuntu Phone Security Issue - 14 Comments
Ubuntu 15.10's Kernel Is Biting Some Radeon Hardware

While Ubuntu 15.10 is set to ship next week and has passed its final freeze a few days ago, the default kernel of Ubuntu 15.10 is running into some troubles with select Radeon GPUs on the open-source driver.

18 October 2015 - Radeon Ring Troubles - 20 Comments

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