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Meizu launches the MX4 Ubuntu Edition

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The MX4 packs in a 20.7MP camera and Sharp 5.36in Retina screen – but is it better than the first Ubuntu phone?

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Ubuntu scaling up VM addressability

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Canonical is taking a shot at dealing with virtual machine address scaling problems, and reckons it can do so without resorting to software-defined network approaches.

The company reckons its scheme, The Fan, gives “any cloud user 250x the number of addresses they would normally have access to in a cloud environment”.

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GNU Patch Vulnerabilities Closed in Ubuntu

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Details about GNU patch vulnerabilities that have been found and fixed in Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS have now been published by Canonical in a security notification.

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Glorious Ubuntu Convergence Demonstrated with the Notes App

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The Ubuntu platform is moving towards its convergence goal, and the developers are getting closer to it. Applications like Ubuntu Notes show just how close the mobile and desktop platforms are, in terms of the underlying code and design.

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New Unity 8 Landed in Ubuntu Touch, the Calendar App Makes a Comeback

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Canonical's Łukasz Zemczak is back at work after a short break at the end of last week, and he just informed us about the new features implemented in the development version of the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system for Ubuntu phones.

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WPA and WPA2-Related Exploits Closed in Ubuntu

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Canonical has published details in a security notice about a WPA and WPA2 vulnerability that has been found and fixed in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems.

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Ubuntu: Introducing the Fan – simpler container networking

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Canonical just announced a new, free, and very cool way to provide thousands of IP addresses to each of your VMs on AWS. Check out the fan networking on Ubuntu wiki page to get started, or read Dustin’s excellent fan walkthrough. Carry on here for a simple description of this happy little dose of awesome.

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Mangaka Nyu Is Out, the Gorgeous Ubuntu-Based Distro for Anime and Manga Fans

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That was fast! Animesoft International, the developers of the beautiful Mangaka Linux distribution have announced earlier that the final version of the Nyu edition is now available for download for users worldwide.

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Someone Tries to Sell Ubuntu GNOME Linux OS on Craigslist for $30

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Ubuntu

In some amusing news, it would appear that someone is trying to make money from open source by selling a GNU/Linux operating systems on Craigslist for the sum of $30 (€26).

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Canonical Apologizes for Linux Kernel Regression in Ubuntu, Patch Released

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On June 21, Canonical sent out new Ubuntu Security Notices for users of the Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, informing them about a patch for a regression introduced by the previous kernel updated, which we reported last week.

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