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Shifting to Ubuntu in 2013

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  • Shifting to Ubuntu in 2013
  • Chromebook Pixel: Run Ubuntu alongside Chrome OS
  • Monthly versions of Ubuntu might be too unstable
  • How to Upgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu Used as Online Gambling Station in Airport

Advice to my Ubuntu Brothers

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  • Advice for my Ubuntu Brothers
  • Ubuntu Mir: Is This the Future of Linux Everywhere?
  • Ubuntu is not a community distribution
  • Mint: "Not in the Business of Picking Winners," Continues with Xorg
  • On the Ubuntu Community
  • Thoughts On Recent Community Concerns
  • Shuttleworth Throws the FLOSS Community Under The Bus
  • Reply to “All the faces of Ubuntu”

Kubuntu 13.04 Alpha 2 Review: Very promising

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Ubuntu

mylinuxexplore.blogspot: Kubuntu may not be the best implementation of KDE but definitely one of the most followed. For me, Kubuntu has been always a judicious mix of KDE and Gnome applications along with a boring default interface.

The Ubuntu guide for displaced Windows users

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pcworld.com: With Windows 8 pushing a “touch-first” desktop interface—Microsoft’s words, not ours—and with Valve’s Steam on Linux beginning to bring much-needed games and popular attention to the oft-overlooked operating system, there’s never been a better time to take Linux out for a test drive.

Ubuntu 13.04 Still On Course for April

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  • 13.04 to go Ahead
  • Linux on a tablet: Hurry up and wait?
  • Shuttleworth on Ubuntu releases: "the sky is not falling"
  • App patterns applied: calculator key journeys
  • Ubuntu. What Just Happened?
  • Something to add here
  • Ubuntu developers discuss rolling releases at UDS
  • Shuttleworth: Not Convinced by Rolling Releases
  • Ubuntu To Investigate Digital Rights Management
  • Shuttleworth: Misplaced criticism
  • Ubuntu is Many Communities
  • Shuttleworth: All the faces of Ubuntu
  • Divisive Leadership
  • Thoughts and worries about the proposed new Ubuntu processes
  • Confessions of a community member
  • Daddy, why are you sad?
  • Ubuntu Rolling Releases Vs. Hardware Companies
  • Freedom and Community
  • Shuttleworth On Mir: "A Fantastic Piece of Engineering"
  • Ubuntu Plans To Move To Systemd's Logind
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Won't Get X.Org Server 1.14
  • Does the Ubuntu Community need a Foundation?
  • Good Luck, Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Membership
  • Shell Dock Vs Unity Dock
  • Two Major KDE Developers Weigh In On Mir, Wayland

Canonical: "Don't Piss On Wayland"

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  • Note To Canonical: "Don't Piss On Wayland"
  • Revamped QML ‘Gwibber’ Shown Off
  • Ubuntu’s New Display Server ‘Mir’ Gets Demoed [Video]
  • "World’s First Ubuntu Tablet" Taking Pre-Orders
  • Unity Next to Replace Old Unity Merging Desktop and Phone
  • Mir – An outpost envisioned as a new home
  • Um Bongo boss Shuttleworth offers 'incognito' mode
  • X and Wayland Developers Bash Canonical
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 306
  • Mir + Unity QML + Unity APIs = Unity
  • Getting Started With The First OUDS

Google Chrome OS vs. Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

datamation.com: In this article, I'll explore how Chrome OS stacks up against Ubuntu and whether the two operating systems are likely to appeal to the same user base.

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS Review: Now I like Unity

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  • Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS Review: Now I like Unity!
  • Ubuntu Announce Unity Next, Will Be Written in Qt/QML
  • Dedoimedo Ubuntu smartphone contest
  • Ubuntu Touch Will Be Usable In ‘Couple of Weeks’
  • Canonical reveals plans to launch Mir display server

7 Impressive Features Expected in Ubuntu 13.04

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  • Hands-on with Ubuntu's rudimentary phone and tablet OS
  • Install the Ubuntu Phone OS Dynamic Wallpaper on Ubuntu
  • 7 Impressive Features Expected in Ubuntu 13.04
  • Can Ubuntu ‘Converge’ Across Phones, TVs, PCs and Tablets?
  • Will SurfaceFlinger Replace Compiz In Ubuntu 14.04?
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 305
  • Why the Ubuntu Tablet Is a Winner
  • And Now, Ubuntu for Tablets - Wait, What?
  • Airing of grievances: in which upgrading Ubuntu wreaks havoc

Five Ubuntu Touch Facts

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Gadgets
  • Five Ubuntu Touch Facts
  • Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview Released
  • How to make Ubuntu Linux look like Windows 7
  • 5 Must Have Apps For Ubuntu 12.10 – Part 2
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today's leftovers

  • Linux use on Pornhub surged 14% in 2016
    Pornhub is one of the preeminent porn sites on the web. Each year Pornhub releases a year in review post with anonymous details about the site’s users. More and more Linux users are visiting Pornhub, Linux saw an impressive 14% increase in traffic share in 2016.
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  • Calamares 2.4.6 Distribution-Independent Linux Installer Delivers Improvements
    The Calamares team is proud to announce the availability of the sixth maintenance update to the 2.4 stable series of the open-source, distribution-independent system installer Calamares, for Linux-based operating systems. Calamares 2.4.6 comes approximately two months after the release of the previous version, namely Calamares 2.4.5, and, as expected, it's a bugfix release that only delivers various improvements and bug fixes for some of the issues reported by users during all this time.
  • Shotwell Photo Manager 0.25.3 Released
    Photography fans will be pleased to hear that a new bug-fix release of photo management app Shotwell is now available to download.
  • AntiX 16.1 is available for public
    AntiX is Debian based Linux distribution. It uses lightweight desktop environments like Fluxbox, Icewm, Xfce, etc. This distribution is originated in Greece and is typically ideal for old systems. Few hours ago AntiX team released new version named AntiX 16.1. It is based on Debian Jessie.
  • Tumbleweed Preps for PulseAudio 10, Gets Ruby, Python Updates
    Developers using openSUSE Tumbleweed are always getting the newest packages as well as updated languages and past week’s snapshots delivered update versions of Python and Ruby. The most recent snapshot, 20170112, brought Python 2.x users version 2.7.13, which updated cipher lists for openSSL wrapper and supports versions equal to or greater than OpenSSL 1.1.0. Python-unidecode 0.04.20 was also updated in the snapshot. Another update related to OpenSSL 1.1.0 was PulseAudio 9.99.1, which is a release in preparation for PulseAudio 10.0. PulseAudio 10.0 includes compatibility with OpenSSL 1.1.0, a fix for hotplugged USB surround sound cards and and automatic switching of Bluetooth profile when using VoIP applications.
  • Genode OS Framework Planning For Async I/O, App ABI, Qt5 Plans For 2017
    The Genode Operating System Framework has announced their planned roadmap for this year as the involved developers continue working on this original OS initiative. The overall theme of the Genode OS work in 2017 is to focus on stability and scalability, but there is also much more on their road-map for this calendar year.
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Linux on Servers

  • IBM i Open Source Business Architect Lays Out A Plan
    Enterprise level application development is no place for open source languages. Can you believe it? That was once the widely accepted truth. Jiminy Crickets! Things have changed. The number of the stable open source distributions available with comprehensive support and maintenance goes well beyond common knowledge. Industry giants, successful SMB players, and mom and pop businesses are finding good reasons to use open source. Even IBM uses open source for internal business reasons. There are reasons for you to do the same.
  • Lightning Talk - Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes by Blake White, The Walt Disney Co.
  • How Disney Is Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes
    The Walt Disney Company is famous for “making magic happen,” and their cross-cloud, enterprise level Kubernetes implementation is no different. In a brief but information-packed lightning talk at CloudNativeCon in Seattle in November, Disney senior cloud engineer Blake White laid out a few of the struggles and solutions in making Kubernetes work across clouds.
  • Puppet Launches its Latest State of DevOps Survey
    Folks who are focused on container technology and virtual machines as they are implemented today might want to give a hat tip to some of the early technologies and platforms that arrived in the same arena. Among those, Puppet, which was built on the legacy of the venerable Cfengine system, was an early platform that helped automate lots of virtual machine implementations. We covered it in depth all the way back in 2008. Fast-forward to today, and Puppet is still making news, creating jobs and more.