softpedia.com: On August 6, Canonical published the usual top 10 app downloads chart, this time for July 2013, extracted straight from the Ubuntu Software Center.
laptopmag.com: What if it only took two hours out in the sun supply your laptop with 10 hours of battery life? That’s what the Ubuntu-driven Sol laptop aims to do, according to the folks over at WeWi Telecommunications Inc.
phoronix.com: With there being experimental XMir-based Xubuntu 13.10 images available for the Xfce desktop spin and a request going out for testing, I ran some Phoronix performance tests to compare the XMir performance penalty for 2D and 3D workloads.
- Xubuntu 13.10 XMir ISO Available for Testing
- Burning Circle Episode 125
- My Ubuntu Week
- Counting down to Ubuntu and Debian releases with distro-info
- Install Conky and Conky Manager in Ubuntu and Mint
- Meet Sol – The Solar-Powered Ubuntu Laptop
- In Pictures: Ubuntu Touch starts getting real
- Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 328
linuxadvocates.com: You know, when you look in the Linux parts bin, you see bolt-on guis like KDE, Unity (only Ubuntu), Xfce, LXDE, Enlightenment, Gnome3. And you see a division of packaged Distributions along Gentoo's Emerge, Arch Linux Pacman, Red Hat RPM, and Debian deb package systems (those are the major players). Everything else at Distrowatch is combinations and permutations. That's fine once you've sorted out the chaff.
omgubuntu.co.uk: The appearance of Nautilus, System Settings and several other GNOME 3 applications in Ubuntu 13.10 has been improved in a recent update.
mrpogson.com: Last week, evolution caught up with the Ubuntu juggernaut. After jerking people around with Unity, Wayland, Mir, and generally annoying lovers of Free Software with top-down stuff, Canonical drove more people to take a look at installing Debian GNU/Linux as suggested by the page-hit ratings on Distrowatch. That puts Debian GNU/Linux in #2 after Mint.
wsj.com: The co-editor of Boing Boing, novelist and fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation shares his tools for circumventing censorship in airports, easing back pain and sparking the curiosity of his 5-year-old daughter
- Is the Ubuntu Edge phone doomed?
- The Ubuntu Edge campaign is in trouble, and here’s why
- Ubuntu Edge Smartphone Funding Tapers Off
zdnet.com: Telstra has said that it is looking beyond iOS, Android, Windows, and BlackBerry to Firefox and Ubuntu for future phones.