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Leftovers: Ubuntu (AT&T and Suru)

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  • AT&T chooses Ubuntu for cloud and network apps

    The second largest telecommunications firm in the US, AT&T, has chosen to move to Canonical, the maker of the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution, for its infrastructure needs.

    The company said in a media release on Monday that it was moving to Ubuntu "as part of its effort to drive innovation in the network and cloud".

  • Users Will Start Noticing Things Looking More Different on Ubuntu, Says Canonical

    On January 18, Canonical's Rae Shambrook has shared with us some examples and thoughts on the upcoming design that will be implemented in Ubuntu, based on the company's new Suru visual language.

Users Will Start Noticing Things Looking More Different on Ubuntu, Says Canonical

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On January 18, Canonical's Rae Shambrook has shared with us some examples and thoughts on the upcoming design that will be implemented in Ubuntu, based on the company's new Suru visual language.

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Ubuntu Edge Could Finally Become Real in 2016, Sort Of

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The Ubuntu Edge was an incredible concept, and Canonical wanted to make something really unique. It didn’t happen, but the technology has progressed sufficiently to get to the level of what the company wanted to build in 2013.

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Where would we be without Ubuntu

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For many in the Linux community, the topic of Ubuntu brings up ire and, in some cases, nothing short of rage. Why? On the surface it's easy to point to the likes of Unity and Mir as the primary reasons for the criticism and hatred. If you look deeper, however, I think it's much more complicated. I think Ubuntu faces this petulance because:

Many users hate that Ubuntu is a commercial product
Many "hard core" Linux users look at Ubuntu as "Linux lite"
Many don't see Canonical giving back enough to the open source community

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Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 Gets New Mir Update with Fix for Pinch-to-Zoom Reliability

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Today, January 19, Mr. Łukasz Zemczak of Canonical sent us his daily report to inform all Ubuntu Touch and Ubuntu Phone users about the latest work done in preparation for the forthcoming OTA-9 software update.

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Ubuntu Gets A New Clock Design For Their Suru Visual Language

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Ubuntu developers have been working on sending out some updated phone/convergence apps that take advantage of their new Suru visual language.

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Leftovers: Ubuntu

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  • Ubuntu's Amazon 'adware' feature to be made opt in

    Scopes, the controversial feature in Ubuntu, is being “gracefully retired”, says Canonical.

    The "commercial" search app, which combines product data from Amazon with data from your desktop and phone, is to be turned off by default in 16.04 LTS in April and in Unity 7 and 8.

    The Scopes in question are for Amazon and Skimlinks.

    The change will affect Ubuntu desktops and mobile phones running the GNU Linux distro. This means it’ll be down to individual users of Ubuntu phones and PCS to opt into the service, which marries up their search terms with Amazon product information.

    Canonical is also killing six plug-ins that integrated desktop-based apps with online shopping results.

  • ​Where would we be without Ubuntu

    For many in the Linux community, the topic of Ubuntu brings up ire and, in some cases, nothing short of rage. Why? On the surface it's easy to point to the likes of Unity and Mir as the primary reasons for the criticism and hatred. If you look deeper, however, I think it's much more complicated.

  • Ubuntu Linux beats IBM and Microsoft Azure to lucrative AT&T contract

    AT&T, which has been around in its current form since 2005, has selected Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux operating system, "to be part of an effort to drive innovation in the network and cloud", beating rivals such as Microsoft Azure and IBM to the punch.

  • AT&T chooses Ubuntu Linux over Microsoft Windows

    Even though Linux may not be performing well in the desktop market, it however owns the two most important markets without any doubt, which are servers and smartphones. On one hand, where PC sales are going down, on the other, sales of Android phones are on the rise which it capturing a major share of the market. While everyone is spending less time on Windows computers, there are more than happy to be glued to their phones, which are likely powered by the Linux kernel.

Leftovers: Ubuntu

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  • Goodbye Docker on CentOS. Hello Ubuntu!

    I have been a hardcore CentOS user for many years now. I enjoyed its minimal install to create a light environment, intuitive installation process, and it’s package manager. Docker is the most popular container format today and provides developers and enthusiasts with an easy way to run workloads in containerized environments. I started using Docker in production at home for about a year now for services such as Plex Media Server, Web Server for this blog, ZNC, MineCraft, and MySQL to name a few. A Dockerfile is a set of instructions used to create a Docker image. I invested many hours creating perfect Dockerfiles using CentOS and Fedora to make deployments simple on any operating system. However, a personal revolution was brewing.

  • AT&T Goes Open Source, Adopts Ubuntu For Both Internal And Customer-Facing Systems

    AT&T is moving away from proprietary systems and stepping toward Canonical Ltd.'s open-source operating system Ubuntu.

    Canonical announced the news in a blog post, saying it is joining forces with AT&T to provide its Ubuntu OS and engineering support for the carrier's cloud, network and enterprise applications.

    The companies disclosed that the partnership is significant in coming up with Ubuntu-based apps across the internal and external systems of AT&T.

Black Lab Linux 9 "Diesel" to Be Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, PlayStation 4 Port Is Coming

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We've been informed by Roberto J. Dohnert, CEO of Black Lab Software, about the roadmap for the development of the Black Lab Linux operating system during the entire year of 2016.

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Ubuntu Touch Still Has the Best and Most Complete App Permissions

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App permissions is a feature that's now present in pretty much all the major mobile operating systems, but Ubuntu has the best implementation available right now.

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Also: RockWork Project Provides Amazing Pebble Support on Ubuntu Touch

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