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Canonical Needs Your Help to Figure Out a Direction for Ubuntu's Mir/Wayland

<b>Canonical's Mir developer Gerry Boland reports on the community forums on the latest work done by him and his team to implement Wayland support in</b> …

qBittorrent 4.0 Is a Massive Update of the Open-Source BitTorrent Client

<b>qBittorrent, the open-source and cross-platform BitTorrent client written in Qt for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows systems, has been updated to</b> …

Allan Day: GNOME Shell UX Hackfest

GNOME Shell has made significant improvements over the years since GNOME 3.0 was first released. This has included overhauling notifications, …

Linux

Building 21st century infrastructure

Introduction to MAAS: building the agile data centre<p>December 6, 2017 2:00pm EST<p>View webinar<p>Cloud to Edge: Building the software defined telco …

Webinars

Ubuntu 17.10 Users Get Major Kernel Update, 20 Security Vulnerabilities Patched

<b>After releasing the new kernel update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) systems to patch 13 security vulnerabilities, Canonical announced the</b> …

Samsung Galaxy S8 Icon Theme for KDE Plasma - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>A new KDE icon theme is bringing a sprinkle of Samsung Experience to the Plasma desktop.</b><p>The Dex icon theme for KDE draws inspiration from the icons …

Samsung

Building 21st century infrastructure

Mark Shuttleworth & Andres Rodriguez<p>As more and more applications move to the public cloud, many wonder if it still makes sense to maintain a data …

DevOps

Top snaps in October: IntelliJ IDEA, MuseScore and more

Hot on the heels of the Ubuntu 17.10 release, the snap store has seen some great additions for musicians with MuseScore, for developers with IntelliJ …

Linux

Introducing the UP² Grove IoT development kit with Ubuntu

As computing at the edge grows, so does the need to connect a flurry of IoT devices directly into a device that can do advanced analytics and …

Arduino

Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 21 Nov 2017

Hello Ubuntu Server!The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu …

Linux

MAAS 2.3.0 (final) Released!

<i>This article originally appeared on Andres Rodriguez’s blog</i><p>I’m happy to announce that MAAS 2.3.0 (final) is now available!<p>This new MAAS release …

Linux

Suru to be the default icon theme in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>‘Suru’ is (apparently) going to be the default icon theme in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.</b><p>That’s Suru, the rebooted community icon theme and not Suru, the …

Linux

Cool Extensions For Firefox: 8 Best Firefox Add-On - TheSmartTech

Firefox is well known for having great add-ons. These Firefox extensions are beneficial that will help you to take full advantage of the Firefox web …

Software

An 'Ubuntu Unity Remix' Might Be on the Way… - OMG! Ubuntu!

The Dash in the Unity 7 Desktop Environment<p><b>If you’re yet to be won over by Ubuntu’s switch to the GNOME desktop, there is a glint of hope on the</b> …

Linux

You Can Get Brutal Legend for Free Right Now — But You'll Need to Hurry - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>The Humble Store is giving away Brutal Legend for free right now — but you’ll need to act fast to grab it.</b><p>‘over 100 heavy metal tracks feature on the …

Brutal

Nov 20th

Hello! Translations en/ This post is translated to: Spanish. Portuguese, Asturian, Serbian (Latin and Cyrillic), Dutch, Hindi, Chinese simplified, …

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Ubuntu Community Appreciation Day 2017

Der <b>Ubuntu Community Appreciation Day</b> hat eine lange Tradition im Ubuntu Projekt.<p>Sinn dieses ubuntuweiten Feiertages am 20. November ist es, einfach …

Super Productivity is a Super Useful To-Do App for Linux, Mac & Windows - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>Super Productivity is an open-source to-do list and time tracking app for Windows, macOS and Linux.</b><p>It’s built using Electron but doesn’t require an …

Linux

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Tutorials

Dell Precision Machines Available With Ubuntu Pre-Installed

Looking for a new PC with Ubuntu pre-installed? We thought we’d run through the latest Dell Precision computers that come pre-installed with Ubuntu. …

Ubuntu

Are These Ambiance Theme Forks Better Than The Real Thing? - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>Ahh, Ambiance.</b><p>It’s been the default Ubuntu GTK theme for almost as long as I’ve been blogging, but it’s far from being the design darling it was when …

Linux

Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.35 with Support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Solus

<b>Two months in the works with more than 100 active contributors adding code to it, Canonical's Snapcraft Snap creator tool has been updated recently</b> …

Edging Closer – ODS Sydney

Despite the fact that OpenStack’s mission statement has not fundamentally changed since the inception of the project in 2010, we have found many …

Ubuntu

Overcoming Four Common Misconceptions for Container Adoption

Enterprises see security risks, unfamiliar workflow, replacing legacy products, and IoT as barriers to container adoption.

Internet of Things

Ubuntu: What's the security story?

Nathan Rader, Director Of NFV Strategy, Canonical<p>With the explosive growth of data, telcos are facing new challenges in revenue. Canonical currently …

Kubernetes

How To Use the IBM Plex Font in Ubuntu - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>Last week computer giant IBM unveiled it’s own, bespoke typeface.</b><p>The font is called IBM Plex. It’s designed by IBM designers, and will (say …

Linux

Ubuntu MATE 18.04 - Progress so far

Hello all, So one month since the Ubuntu MATE 17.10 release, what progress has been made on Ubuntu MATE 18.04? Quite a bit as it happens. 17.10 Fixes …

Linux

Orchestrating architectural installations and live shows with snaps

Dutch manufacturer Visual Productions BV, provides multi-platform software and solid-state hardware lighting control technology for namely the …

Ubuntu

Dell Updates Its Ubuntu Laptops & Desktops - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>If you’re in the market for a new Dell laptop with Ubuntu preinstalled, you’re in luck!</b><p>Dell has updated its range of Ubuntu-powered Precision laptops …

Laptops