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Locally Integrated Menus (LIM) Set As Default In Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet

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After getting an option to always show the menus as well as global menu (Appmenu) support for Java Swing applications, yet another menu-related change has landed in Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet: locally integrated menu (LIM) is now the default menu.

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Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) Hits Feature Freeze

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Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) is getting closer to the official release in April and the developers have announced that feature freeze is now in effect for this distro.

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Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Officially Released with Updated Apps and Bugfixes

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Canonical, through Adam Conrad, announced a few hours ago, February 20, the immediate availability of the Ubuntu 14.04.2 maintenance release for its current LTS (Long Term Support) operating system, the Trusty Tahr, which includes Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, Kubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.2 LTS, Ubuntu Kylin 14.04.2 LTS, Edubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, Mythbuntu 14.04.2 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 14.04.2 LTS, and Lubuntu 14.04.2 LTS.

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Also: Ubuntu GNOME 14.04.2 LTS Lands with New Kernel and Lots of Fixes - Gallery

Lubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Brings Better Hardware Support Thanks to Linux Kernel 3.16

How To Enable Hibernate In Ubuntu Linux

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How to enable hibernate in Ubuntu Linux

Are you doing multi-tasking on your Linuxmachine and suddenly there is a power cut? Is you Laptop battery low or have any problem with you PC's UPS? Then Hibernate is a good option for you! You can save all your work and resume where you left after switching on computer. 
 

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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS released

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The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support.

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X.Org X Server Vulnerabilities Closed in Ubuntu 14.10

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Canonical revealed that Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems have been updated in order to couple X.Org X server vulnerabilities that have been found by devs.

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All Ubuntu Phones Are Now Sold Out, Says BQ on Twitter

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We have to admit that today’s flash sale of Ubuntu phones was a successful one, especially because we managed to get one too and because we saw a lot of happy people posting tweets about purchasing the first-ever Ubuntu-powered smartphone. The Ubuntu Phone flash sale is now over, as announced by BQ on their Twitter account, and confirmed by Canonical.

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Ninja Blocks Home Automation Solution Now Supports Ubuntu Snappy Core

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Ninja Blocks, a new kind of smart home controller that got funded through Kickstarter already, has announced that it will provide support for Ubuntu Snappy Core and it will make it feel right at home in the "Internet of Things."

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Ubuntu 15.04 Almost Got GTK+ 3.16, but Too Many Things Needed Fixing

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Ubuntu developers are working on the 15.04 version of their operating system and they have made some interesting changes so far, but they also entertained the possibility of adopting GTK+ 3.16. Unfortunately, that wasn't meant to be.

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