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Tor Browser 4.5.1 Released with Support for Ubuntu 14.04 LXC Hosts

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The Tor Project announced the release of the Tor Browser 4.5.1 for all those who want to stay anonymous online. The new maintenance release is based on Mozilla Firefox 31.7.0 ESR, and it is available for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows platforms.

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Meizu to Announce Ubuntu Phone on May 18 - Rumor

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Meizu might launch MX4 Ubuntu Edition on May 18, if the teaser posted by the Chinese company on Twitter is to be believed and if all the chatter on Chinese news websites will prove to be accurate.

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Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Arrives With MATE Desktop 1.8.2 and MATE Tweak

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Ubuntu MATE 15.04 is the first edition of linux distribution based on ubuntu as an official member of the Ubuntu flavors. This release Ubuntu MATE developer include MATE desktop 1.8.2 as main desktop environment and powered by kernel 3.19.

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Canonical and GE reveal how a chance encounter led to an Ubuntu-powered IoT fridge

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Gadgets

CANONICAL AND GE have been telling The INQUIRER more about the work that they, along with other partners, have been doing towards automation with Snappy Ubuntu Core.

The partnership with FirstBuild, GE's experiment-driven subsidiary, has already led to Chillhub, an open source, moddable smart fridge powered by Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu GNOME vs openSUSE and Fedora

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GNOME
SUSE
Ubuntu

I recently tried out the latest version of Ubuntu with the GNOME desktop. Whilst my experience was largely positive how well did it compare to openSUSE and Fedora?

This comparison looks at the functionality of all three distributions from the average user's point of view.

The guide looks at how easy each distribution is to install, their look and feel, how easy it was to install multimedia codecs, the applications that are pre-installed, package management, performance and issues.

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Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Root Filesystem Available for ARMv7 Devices

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Martin Wimpress, the lead developer and founder of the Ubuntu MATE project, an official flavor of Canonical's Ubuntu Linux operating system, announced the availability of a root filesystem of Ubuntu MATE 15.04 for ARMv7 devices.

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Canonical Closes Libtasn1 Vulnerability in Ubuntu 15.04

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Canonical has revealed details about a Libtasn1 vulnerability that has been found and fixed in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.04 operating systems.

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Ubuntu Touch Devel to Move to Wily Werewolf Base Soon

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The stable branch of the Ubuntu Touch operating system is currently based on Ubuntu 14.10, but it's about to move to Ubuntu 15.04. That means the development version of the mobile operating system is about to switch to Ubuntu 15.10.

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Samsung takes on Ubuntu Core with MIPS32 Arduino-compliant Artik IoT platform

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Linux
Ubuntu

SAMSUNG HAS ANNOUNCED the Artik 1 MIPS32-based Internet of Things (IoT)-sympathetic motherboard.

The dual-core processor, powered by two MIPS microAptiv cores in a high-low 250MHz/80MHz configuration, also includes Bluetooth Smart (LE), flash storage and a crypto-engine.

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Canonical Will Keep Linux Kernel 3.19 Alive for Ubuntu 15.04 Until July 2016

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Ubuntu

Today, May 13, we report that the Ubuntu Kernel Team, through Kamal Mostafa, is proud to announce that they will keep the 3.19 kernel branch alive for one more year, until July 2016, especially for their Ubuntu 15.04 operating system.

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