- Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 323
- China Unicom Signs Up to Ubuntu Touch Advisory Group
- Burning Circle Episode 121
wired.com: Dell has long been one of the most Linux-friendly PC manufacturers. But with its project Sputnik, Dell has really embraced open source software in a way unique to all PC makers. Sputnik is the nickname for Dell’s newest Linux laptop — the XPS 13 Developer Edition.
- Canonical's Charm contest commences
- Ubuntu 13.04 – The Dash
- Bacon: Ubuntu Weekly Update videocast
- Ubuntu's Mir plans cause divisions
- Oops! Walmart Website Pimps Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 10
- The Ubuntu PC Case Mod Pt.4 DVD stealthing
- Canonical Hiring to Advance Ubuntu Smartphone
- Canonical and KDE/Kubuntu Developers Finally Confront Each Other
- Installing and testing Ubuntu's Mir server
- Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 323
datamation.com: As newer Ubuntu users become more accustomed to their desktop experience, occasionally they decide to try something different—like Fedora. With my previous article, I took a stern look at OpenSUSE vs. Ubuntu. So in this article, I'll explore the differences between Fedora and Ubuntu, along with examining areas where each distribution excels or fails.
computerworld.com.au: The latest version of Ubuntu, Raring Ringtail, is billed as business and user-friendly. There are still significant obstacles to its widespread adoption in the enterprise, but if your employees only access applications via the browser, and your company doesn't use complex spreadsheet macros or document formats, then Ubuntu 13 might be worth considering.
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.
itwire.com: Just a day before Ubuntu announced that it would be making its Mir display server the default from the next release, in October, the chief Kubuntu developer, Jonathan Riddell, announced that Kubuntu would not be using Mir or XMir. Coincidence or anticipation? One wonders.
jonobacon@home: Most recently, we reached out to Phoronix to ask if Michael could perform some benchmarking tests on Mir to see where things stand today with applications running on XMir on Mir. These performance regressions should be largely resolved before Ubuntu 13.10.
phoronix.com: With Thursday's announcement that Mir will ship by default in Ubuntu 13.10 on the desktop, many Ubuntu users were caught by surprise that this experimental display server will be ready by October. At Phoronix we have already carried out our first Mir benchmarks.
- Ubuntu (Saucy Salamander) Alpha 1 Released!
- Mir Plans In 13.10
- A Whistlestop Tour Of Ubuntu 13.04
- Survey says, Ubuntu still rocks
- Bacon: First Ubuntu Weekly Update Video
- Canonical Is Hiring More Mir, Unity Developers
- Kubuntu Won't be Switching to Mir
- Installing Nightingale music player on Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 Alpha 1 Testing
networkworld.com: Plans are afoot to have Munich's city government distribute 2,000 Lubuntu installation CDs to users with older Windows PCs, after Microsoft stops releasing security updates for Windows XP next year.
- Two things Canonical can do to heal the rift in the open source community
- Xubuntu 30-Day Challenge
- K3b Nero like CD/DVD Burning Software in Ubuntu
- Burning Circle Episode 119
mylinuxrig.com: Jorge’s a cool guy. He’s passionate about Ubuntu, Linux, and the user experience. All of that comes through very strongly in his interview.
- Assessing The Current Intel Haswell Linux Experience
- KScreen 1.0 Released For KDE Screen Management
- There's Now An Ubuntu Touch PPA For Unity 8, Mir
- 8-Way Desktop Comparison On Ubuntu 13.10 Linux
itwire.com: Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution, has reiterated its decision not to create a firm based on open core products.
dreamwidth.org: Like many Canonical-led projects, Mir is under GPLv3 - a strong copyleft license. There's a couple of aspects of GPLv3 that are intended to protect users from being unable to make use of the rights that the license grants them.
Also: Canonical's Mir move doesn't sit well with some Linux developers
And: Ubuntu community donation plans detailed
pcadvisor.co.uk: With the Unity design aesthetic allied to a speedy and robust engine, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail may just be the one Linux OS to rule them all. Read our Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail review to find out why.
thevarguy.com: Mark Shuttleworth's official role at Canonical is limited. But he is making a much bigger mark on Ubuntu Linux, Canonical and the open source world as a whole.