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NTFS-3G Vulnerability Closed in Ubuntu 15.04

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Details about a NTFS-3G vulnerability that has been found and fixed in Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) have been published by Canonical in a security notice.

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Ubuntu Touch to Get Improved Desktop Mode with Next Update

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Canonical is preparing a major new update for Ubuntu Touch, but it will take a while until it's going to be ready. From the looks of it, the devs are preparing some interesting improvements and updates.

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Yet Another Convergence Demo: Desktop, Phone And Tablet All Running Ubuntu

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Canonical’s endgame is to create a full desktop-mobile convergent system, to run the same code-base on Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Phone and Internet of Things devices. Also, the user interface is responsive, adjusting itself to fit best the screen.

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New Linux Kernel Vulnerability Patched in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

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After only three days from the last kernel update for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr), Canonical published today details about a recent security flaw that was patched in the Linux kernel packages of the distribution.

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What If Ubuntu Touch Would Support Android Apps?

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Android
Ubuntu

Because it is a new platform, the main problem is that it does not have a lot of applications yet, despite the fact that it has a big and active community, the community-driven apps are not enough.

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Simple Photo Manipulation in GNU/Linux with Fotoxx

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Image manipulation in GNU/Linux has always been associated with The Gimp. However, most users will find Gimp vastly oversized for their needs. Fotoxx is a neat, simple and yet very advanced photo manipulation software that is definitely worth installing and playing with.

Simple Photo Manipulation in GNU/Linux with Fotoxx

FUSE Exploit Closed in All Ubuntu OSes

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Canonical has published details about a FUSE vulnerability in its Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems. This is not a major issue, but that's not a reason not to upgrade.

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UK Government Analyzes Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Security

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Ubuntu

The UK government releases every year a security guidance that details various problems and security problems that are identified in systems used by the authorities. They also revealed some issues with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, although it's not something major.

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Mark Shuttleworth considering Canonical IPO

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Shuttleworth, who has funded the popular Linux company out of his own pocket since its founding in October 2004, said that while a final decision has not been made, "He's seriously thinking about taking Canonical public."
The decision won't be entirely his. "I need to talk it over with my Canonical team." He also said that the idea has been being seriously kicked around internally for the last several months.

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Ubuntu 15.10 Release Schedule Firmed Up

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For those that haven't seen/heard yet, the Ubuntu 15.10 release schedule has now been firmed up.

Ubuntu 15.10 is set to make its debut on 22 October. Up to the Ubuntu 15.10 final release will be various alpha and beta releases over the summer for the flavors opting-in to do such development milestones while Canonical will just encourage the daily testing of Ubuntu ISOs. The Debian import freeze and feature freeze is set for 20 August.

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NTFS-3G Vulnerability Closed in Ubuntu 15.04

Details about a NTFS-3G vulnerability that has been found and fixed in Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) have been published by Canonical in a security notice. Read more

Ubuntu Touch to Get Improved Desktop Mode with Next Update

Canonical is preparing a major new update for Ubuntu Touch, but it will take a while until it's going to be ready. From the looks of it, the devs are preparing some interesting improvements and updates. Read more