Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Ubuntu

Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) Might Drop OpenJDK 7 (Java Support)

Filed under
Ubuntu

Even if the release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) is still pretty far ahead, some very important aspects are now being discussed. This includes the necessity of removing the OpenJDK package.

Read more

Potential Server Seed impact for 14.04: removal of OpenJDK/Tomcat7 from Ubuntu main

Filed under
Ubuntu

The first round of seed review changes have now been applied to the server seeds; quite a few bits have dropped out of main and the size of the server ISO has reduced!

Read more

Init wars: Shuttleworth's copyright licensing hangs over debate

Filed under
Linux
Ubuntu

As the debate on the default init system for the next Debian release winds down, one fact emerges: the copyright licensing model adopted by Canonical has been a decisive factor in the choice made by the technical committee.

Read more

Meizu Russia confirms “Ubuntu rumors”

Filed under
Linux
Ubuntu

Yup, just as we’ve told you before, Ubuntu is coming to a Meizu smartphone near you. We still don’t have the official announcement, but details keep coming.

Read more

3 Best Bitcoin Clients for Ubuntu

Filed under
Linux
Software
Ubuntu

Bitcoin is going to be big, we predicted way back in 2010. The value of Bitcoin soared from a little over 1 USD in 2011 to a mammoth 1000 USD in 2013. Bitcoin is now a world-wide phenomenon with nearly 100,000 transactions every day. The revolutionary new "internet currency" is changing the world as we know it. Be it any platform, if you want to use Bitcoins, you have to have reliable Bitcoin clients. And here we'll discuss 3 of the best free Bitcoin clients available for Ubuntu (and Linux) and the required steps for installing each one of them.

Read more

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Implement the Bleeding Edge GRUB 2.02 Beta 2 Boot Loader

Filed under
Linux
Ubuntu

Ubuntu distributions didn't always come with the latest GRUB, but Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) might implement the most recent version, GRUB 2.02 Beta 2.

Read more

Intel Graphics Driver Installer 1.0.3 For Ubuntu/Fedora

Filed under
Ubuntu

The Intel Graphics Installer for Linux is an attempt by Intel OTC developers to make it easier to upgrade their open-source driver on Fedora and Ubuntu. In particular, the installer is designed for Ubuntu 13.10 and Fedora 19.

Read more

Intel vs. AMD Performance-Per-Watt On Ubuntu 14.04 Linux

Filed under
Linux
Ubuntu

To complement the many Intel vs. AMD CPU/APU Linux benchmarks published earlier this week as part of our AMD A10-7850K "Kaveri" APU coverage, here's some results mostly examining the performance-per-Watt and overall system power consumption of the many different Intel and AMD processors running Ubuntu Linux.

Read more

GNOME Shell 3.10 Lands In Ubuntu 14.04

Filed under
Ubuntu

For a while it looked like Ubuntu 14.04 would stick to a GNOME 3.8 world, for the GNOME packages it ships in Ubuntu Linux as newer packages are partially held back by Ubuntu dependencies for their Unity desktop. Previously blocking the GNOME 3.10 update in Ubuntu was the GNOME Control Center, which ended up being forked by Canonical until their own Ubuntu System Settings can be developed.

Read more

Steam OS has that killer app that Ubuntu doesn’t

Filed under
Linux
Ubuntu

The first batch of Steam OS powered machines were announced at CES 2014. These machines will serve two purposes – they will redefine the gaming industry by bringing new players, better hardware to break the trinity of Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo which locks everyone else out of the game console market.

Read more

Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

Wine 2.7 Has Been Released

Canonical Releases Snapd 2.25 Snappy Daemon for Ubuntu Linux, Here Is What's New

Canonical's Snappy team, through Michael Vogt, announced today, April 28, 2017, the release and immediate availability of the Snapd 2.25 Snappy daemon for all supported Ubuntu Linux OSes, as well as other GNU/Linux distributions. Read more

Ubuntu Devs Work on Rebasing Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) to Linux Kernel 4.11

It looks like the Ubuntu Kernel team is back at work after taking a short break, and they recently published another installation of their bi-weekly newsletter to inform the Ubuntu Linux community about what to expect in the coming weeks. Read more

Linux Mint-using terror nerd awaits sentence for training Islamic State

A paranoid Welsh Muslim who wore gloves while typing on his laptop, admitted being part of Islamic State, and, gasp, harbored a copy of Linux Mint, has been described as a “new and dangerous breed of terrorist.” Samata Ullah, 34, who also used voice modulation software to disguise his thick Welsh accent while making instructional videos about encryption, pleaded guilty to five terrorism charges at Cardiff Crown Court. He was due to be sentenced Friday afternoon. Read more