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‘Ubuntu Friendly’ Hardware Certification Program Maturing

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thevarguy.com: If Canonical had its way, OEMs would make sure Ubuntu ran well on their hardware before shipping it. But most OEMs don’t, so Ubuntu developers have resorted to the next best thing:

Revisiting Ubuntu and Xubuntu (11.10 beta 2)

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utherpendragonfly.wordpress: The new Ubuntu release (Oneiric Ocelot) comes out in about three weeks. Since the Linux news feeds I peruse have been filled with all the great improvements being made to the Unity interface in Ubuntu, I thought I’d download the new Ubuntu 11.10 beta 2 and check it out.

Unity Lenses and Books

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jonobacon.org: One key focus of work in the Ubuntu 11.10 cycle was getting the lenses functionality in Unity in shape. 11.10 brings a series of stability and usability improvements to the lenses functionality.

Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 Released, Reviewed

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Although you may be eager to try out the latest features, using this beta release as your primary operating system/in place of Ubuntu 11.04/10.04 is not recommended.

Is Ubuntu falling from grace?

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apcmag.com: The unthinkable is happening – Linux Mint is overtaking Ubuntu in popularity.

Free ‘Ubuntu Software Centre’ Guide Released

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Always using creative flair in their promotion of Ubuntu, the Vancouver team has today announced the release of a downloadable guide to using the Ubuntu Software Center.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 233

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  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 233
  • Battle: Ubuntu 11.04 vs Windows 8 (video)
  • Recent Unity Updates Bring Changes
  • Series: Introduction to Ubuntu Development – Part 5

Kubuntu 11.10 Beta Test Drive

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ubuntumanual.org: Canonical recently released its Beta version of Kubuntu 11.10, Oneiric Ocelot, with all eyes toward the final release scheduled for October 13. We take a look at this release and the new KDE 4.7 Desktop and Netbook Plasma Workspaces.

Update Software in Ubuntu

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Will Ubuntu make to Mainframes?

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unixmen.com: If you were to give it a thought, you will agree, that it is time for open source software to have a greater presence in Mainframe segment as well. For some time now Canonical’s Ubuntu software offers support for x86-Powered System x and Blade Center lines.

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Red Hat Summit

  • Red Hat Summit Advocates the Power of Participation
    Red Hat hosted its annual Red Hat Summit customer event June 28-30 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, with a theme of harnessing the power of participation. Once again, the DevNation developer event, which is the successor to JBoss World, was co-located with Red Hat Summit. For JBoss, 2016 is a particularly significant year as it marks 10 years since Red Hat acquired it. At DevNation, Red Hat announced the new JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 7 release, providing new cloud-enhanced capabilities for Red Hat's flagship middleware platform. JBoss is now also working to help enable Java for the container era, with the launch of the MicroProfile Project, an effort to optimize enterprise Java for a microservices architecture. Java wasn't the only focus of DevNation this year either, as Microsoft took center stage too, announcing the availability of its .NET Core for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at some of the highlights of the Red Hat Summit and DevNation 2016 events.
  • How Red Hat is tailoring OpenStack to fit … everyone
    Even though there have been no major changes announced to the OpenStack platform of late, it was still one of the most talked about subjects at this year’s Red Hat Summit. Red Hat plays a significant role in the development of the platform and is very proud of its contribution to the community.
  • New technologies foster an open-source environment
    In 2007, when 3scale, Inc. was founded, some people thought it was crazy to be investing so much time and energy into API. But Steven Willmott, CEO of 3scale, Inc., said that even at that time his team knew that the future was API-driven, and they wanted to help that happen.

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