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Ubuntu Touch to Receive a LibreOffice Viewer Core App, Calendar Sync Improvements

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On June 26, Canonical's David Planella sent in his regular report to inform Ubuntu developers and users alike about the work done by Ubuntu Community Team in the week that passed.

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Ultimate Edition 4.7 Distro Will be Based on Ubuntu 15.04, Moves to KDE Plasma 5

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TheeMahn, the creator of the Ultimate Edition (formerly Ubuntu Ultimate) GNU/Linux operating system, announced a few days ago that testers are need to test the Beta release of the upcoming Ultimate Edition 4.7 release.

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The Reason Why It's Hard to Buy a Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition

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Canonical and Meizu have set up a rather complicated way of getting the new Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition, but it's all done on purpose. Unfortunately, not everyone sees this and this has led to some strange conclusions and comments from the community.

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Kubuntu 15.10 Could Be Last Release as Official Ubuntu Flavor

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The first Alpha for Kubuntu 15.10 was made available yesterday, but the announcement itself was overshadowed by a worrying statement from the developers. It looks like the future of Kubuntu, in the greater Ubuntu family, is uncertain.

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Ubuntu Touch Family Gets Another Device, Meizu MX4, Codename "Arale"

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The Ubuntu Touch family has just received a new member, and the developers will need to take into account the fact that a new platform is out there, in the hands of regular users. It also means that a new code name is needed, and in this case it's "arale."

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Watch: Ubuntu 15.04 Running on Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Tablet

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Microsoft
Ubuntu

It has just been brought to our attention that there's a video on YouTube where a guy shows us how easy (or hard) it is to install the Ubuntu 15.04 distribution on Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 laptop.

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Lubuntu 15.10 Alpha 1 Is Still Using LXDE As LXQt Is in Development - Screenshot Tour

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Lubuntu is one of the Ubuntu flavors that participates in the Alpha 1 release of the upcoming Wily Werewolf (Ubuntu 15.10) operating system, so we took it for a quick test drive to discover what is new.

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Cinnamon 2.6 Released With New Features & Changes, Install In Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid/14.10 Utopic/14.04 Trusty/Other Related Derivatives

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Cinnamon 2.6 has been officially released with many interesting changes and improvements. Cinnamon 2.6 will be used in Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" that is planned to be released in end of June. In this article I'm going to review this release and tell you how you can install it on Ubuntu or derivatives. I hope you will like to use it. One more thing, when you use it please give your feedback.

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Kubuntu 15.10 Alpha 1 Released with KDE Plasma 5.3 and KDE Apps 15.04.1 - Gallery

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KDE
Ubuntu

We reported earlier that the first Alpha releases of the upcoming Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) operating system are now available for download and testing, as announced by Canonical's Adam Conrad.

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Ubuntu 15.10 Alpha 1 Releases Now Available for Download

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Canonical, through Adam Conrad, announced earlier the immediate availability for download and testing of the first Alpha versions for some of the official flavors of the upcoming Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) operating system.

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Also: Ubuntu MATE 15.10 Alpha 1 Arrives with Better Support for iOS Devices - Gallery

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According to a Reddit thread, a Chromebook user recently spotted a new Terminal app added to the app drawer when running on the latest Chrome OS Dev channel. Clicking the icon would apparently prompt the user to install the Terminal app, which requires about 200 MB of disk space. The installation prompt notes the fact that the Terminal app can be used to develop on your Chromebook. It also suggests that users will be able to run native apps and command-line tools seamlessly and securely. Considering the fact that Chrome OS is powered by the Linux kernel, this can only mean one thing. Read more