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  • Canonical Is Showing Off the Unity 8 Greeter Running on the Desktop

    Canonical is working on Unity 8 for the desktop, and they are making some very good progress with it. The latest news from the Ubuntu developers has to do with the greeter, which happens to be pretty much the same one from the phone.

  • Ubuntu Touch Receives New Mir, Unity 8, Ubuntu Download Manager, and Web Browser

    Canonical's Łukasz Zemczak has sent in his daily reports for Wednesday, September 23, and Thursday, September 24, to inform us all about the latest features that landed in the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system in preparation for the OTA-7 software update.

  • HC holds ‘Ubuntu Linux Training Program’
  • HC organizes Ubuntu Linux awareness cum training program’ for judicial officers

    On instructions of Chief Justice High Court of J&K N Paul Vasanthakumar and Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, Chairperson e-Court , High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar and Justice Tashi Rabstan Members e-Committee, High Court of J&K, “Ubuntu Linux Awareness Cum Training Program under Change Management” for Judicial officers of District Ganderbal, Pulwama, Kupwara and Kargil was conducted.

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Aims to Be an OS with Great Accessibility Features

    One of the most important functions for any operating system, especially for the ones that are used by a lot of people, are the accessibility features. Ubuntu has support for people with disabilities, but there is still room for improvement.

    We wrote a while back that the head of the Ubuntu desktop, Will Cooke, was working to enhance the accessibility features for Ubuntu 16.04. He's now working to get even more work done in this regard, just in time for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

  • Could Ubuntu 15.10 be the end of the road for boring upgrades?

    You know the drill. Over the last couple of years, each major and minor Ubuntu upgrade has been, well, boring. There's been little to report on, save for the constant droning of "When will we finally see Unity 8?" In fact, I can't remember the last time Ubuntu had an exciting upgrade to roll out. That, in and of itself, says a lot about where we are as consumers and technologists. We live very much in a show me something exciting state. When a company or platform has nothing exciting to offer in an upgrade, the product loses its appeal.

  • Ubuntu 15.10 Is Getting Some Pretty Nice Scrollbars

    One of the features that will be present in Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) are the new scrollbars that have been imported from upstream GNOME and that will make a lot of people happy.

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MX Linux 19.2 KDE Edition Reaches Release Candidate, Final Release Imminent

Three weeks after the release of the second beta version, the upcoming and highly anticipated MX Linux 19.2 KDE Edition distribution reaches Release Candidate stage and it’s now inches closers to the final release. The MX Linux development team announced today the availability of the Release Candidate (RC) milestone for public testing. That’s great news because when a project reaches Release Candidate stage it means the final release is very close. This also means that the team managed to address a lot of the issues from previous beta versions, in an attempt to offer the community a bug-free release of MX Linux 19.2 KDE Edition. One important fix included in this release is to the updater icon right-click menu appearing after an action is completed. Also: MX-19.2 KDE RC 1 available for testing

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