Canonical to Ditch X Window Server for Mirview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Canonical has announced an X Window Server replacement for Ubuntu called Mir, which will try to overcome the X shortcomings for the next-generation Unity. It's been long rumored that Canonical intends to replace the X Windows Server and it was suggested that Wayland might be the replacement. As it turns out, it's a new Display Server, bui... (read more) (IT news)

Mozillux 13.3.1 Has Linux Kernel 3.2.0 and Firefox 19.0view story

http://news.softpedia.com – Mozillux, a Linux distribution based on the popular Ubuntu and Debian GNU/Linux operating system, is now at version 13.3.1.Mozillux 13.3.1 aims to promote Mozilla embedded in a desktop software suite that can be used by beginners and intermediate users.The distribution is based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with LXDE desktop, which means it also benefits from Canonical's repositories.Highlights of Mozillux (IT news)

Thunderbird 17.0.3 Officially Lands in Ubuntu, Update Nowview story

http://news.softpedia.com – On February 25, Canonical published details about Thunderbird vulnerabilities for its Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems in a security notice. According to Canonical, several security issues have been fixed in Thunderbird. For example, vulnerabilities have been identified in Chrome Object Wrappers (COW) and System Only Wrappers (SOW). (IT news)

Canonical Unleashes Ubuntu for Phones Porting Guideview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The initial Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview was released for Nexus devices, but Canonical has now  provided a comprehensive porting tutorial.Canonical needs its operating system to run on a variety of devices, but they can only concentrate on so many. (General)

Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview Hands-On First Impressionsview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview was launched a couple of days ago and so far, it promises a lot of features, but will it even stack up to its competition? We have installed Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview on a LG Nexus 4 device (a complete tutorial is provided) and we were impressed with Canonical's solution for flashing and i... (read more) (General)

Ubuntu Mobile SDK on Oneiricview story

http://askubuntu.com – When I try to install Ubuntu Mobile SDK on 11.10, updating repositoeis gives 404 that libs do not exists in /oneiric/ W: Failed to fetch htt ://ppa launchpad.net*canonical-qt5-edgers/qt5-proper/ubuntu/dists/oneiric/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ht p://ppa launchpad.net*canonical-qt5-edgers/qt5-proper/ubuntu/dists/oneiric/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not F (HowTos)

Ubuntu Touch – SDK alpha and preview images releasedview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – From LinuxBSDos.com.The Software Development Kit (SDK) and preview installation images for Ubuntu Touch have been released. Ubuntu Touch is the umbrella name for Ubuntu for Phone and Ubuntu for Tablets. Both platforms were released this year, with the latter coming just a few days ago. This is a developer preview release for the code-happy to mess with. (General)

Dell Expands Ubuntu Developer Laptop to Europeview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Linux fans in Europe have reason to celebrate this week with Dell’s announcement that its “Sputnik” XPS 13 laptop powered by Ubuntu, which the company released in the United States in December 2012, is now available on the other side of the ocean as well. As a bonus, Dell has added some hardware upgrades to the laptop for all markets. (IT news)

Ubuntu for Phones OS Will Be Available for Download on February 21view story

http://news.softpedia.com – Staying true to its word, Canonical has announced that the images and open source code for the Touch Developer Preview of Ubuntu would be published on Thursday, February 21, supporting the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4 smartphones. Canonical has explained that these images are available for developers and enthusiasts ali... (read more) (General)

Are Linux Tablets Still on the Way?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – If you’re a Linux user, and if you like tablets, it’s hard to say whether these are the best of times or the worst of times. While some initiatives to put Linux on tablets appear to be making steady progress, other open source projects in this vein have stagnated or disappeared. (IT news)