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Ubuntu's Deb-Based Software Center Fails As An App Store

Aside from the Ubuntu Software Center on the desktop frustrating some users over being slow and outdated compared to other "software stores", some app developers are also unhappy with Canonical's handling of the USC for paid apps.

7 August 2015 - Ubuntu Software Center Woes - 18 Comments
Porting HTML5 Mobile Games To Ubuntu Phone

With Ubuntu Phone reviews frequently pointing out the lack of games/apps for Ubuntu Phone compared to other platforms, Ubuntu developers have been working on porting more HTML5 mobile games over to Ubuntu Phone.

28 July 2015 - Ubuntu Phone HTML5 Games - 7 Comments
UEFI Firmware Update Support To Be Backported To Ubuntu 15.04

With Linux 4.2 there is UEFI ESRT support as a necessary prerequisite for supporting UEFI firmware upgrades / capsule upgrades. That kernel System Resource Table support is in the process of being back-ported for riding on Ubuntu 15.04's kernel.

13 July 2015 - UEFI ESRT Backport SRU - 10 Comments
A Review Of The Bq Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Phone

Last month the BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Phone was launched in Europe. While the hardware may not be the best out there and the Ubuntu Phone software stack is still maturing, early reviews seem fairly positive.

11 July 2015 - BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu - 2 Comments
Ubuntu 15.10 To Follow Debian In Its March To GCC 5

Ubuntu 15.10, the Wily Werewolf, will closely follow Debian in its GCC 5 compiler upgrade and libstdc++6 ABI updates. They hope to have everything settled for Ubuntu 15.10 to avoid any big tool-chain changes during the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS cycle.

7 July 2015 - Ubuntu 15.10 GCC5 - Add A Comment
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 - 2 Comments

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