The loudest lesson from Ubuntu Vivid Vervet: If it’s not broken …
Those who are partial to Ubuntu know that every six months the good people at Canonical, the people behind Ubuntu, release a new version to its popular Operating System. Well if you somehow missed the big event, the latest iteration of Ubuntu and all its cousins like Kubuntu, Ubuntu Mate, Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu Gnome, were released on the 24th of April.
As usual, you get to decide which flavor you prefer depending on your hardware some of the flavors like Lubuntu are to be recommended over the default Unity based installation especially if your hardware is dated.
Ubuntu 15.10's "W" Codename Being Revealed Soon
Mark Shuttleworth is hosting his virtual keynote today for Ubuntu 15.10 with the Ubuntu Online Summit happening this week.
Shuttleworth posted to his blog that he's holding off on revealing the "W" codename for Ubuntu 15.10 until this keynote. The keynote is taking place at 14.00 UTC.
Accessibility in Linux is good (but could be much better)
Gnu/Linux distributions provide great advantages over proprietary alternatives for people with disabilities. In this article, I'll discuss some of the advantages, as well as areas that need improvement. Because I use Fedora, my article is written based on my experience with that Linux distribution.
Manjaro Linux 0.8.13 Pre2 Ships with KDE Apps 15.04, KDE Frameworks 5.9, and Xfce 4.12
On March 3, the Manjaro development team had the pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download and testing of the second Preview release of the upcoming Manjaro Linux 0.8.13 operating system.