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Mark Shuttleworth About Unity: The Sky Is Not Falling Inview story

http://news.softpedia.com – After announcing a new Unity Next and Mir display manager, Canonical has taken a lot of heat from the community, but Mark Shuttleworth has invited everyone to settle down and stop dramatizing the entire situation. Canonical's founder, Mark Shuttleworth took the time to explain, in a long blog post, what his expectation from the rolling release model are, but he also slipped a few statements about (IT news)

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Visit Canonical at CeBIT 2013 and Win a Google Nexus 7 Tabletview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The CeBIT 2013 event takes place these days, between March 5 and 9, in Hannover, Germany, and Canonical is there to enchant visitors with technical details about Ubuntu Cloud Stack and Ubuntu Landscape Systems Management. Canonical's stand is located in the Open Source Arena (Hall 6, Stand F16, (030)), where visitors can learn all there is to known about the Ubuntu Landscape Systems Management an (IT news)

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Mark Shuttleworth Says He's Not Impressed by the Rolling Release Modelview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The rolling release model has been in the news for some time now, but the founder of Canonical, Mark Shuttleworth has stepped in and calmed the spirits by putting things into perspective. A part of the community, and quite a few developers, are pushing for an Ubuntu rolling release model. This would essentially... (read more) (IT news)

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Security concerns in Ubuntu and CentOSview story

http://serverfault.com – In my company we are dealing with an interesting decision: which Operating System should we choose as the default one? (HowTos)

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OpenJDK 6 Vulnerabilities Fixed in Ubuntu 12.04 LTSview story

http://news.softpedia.com – On March 6, Canonical published details about OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities, in a security notice, for its Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems. According to Canonical, OpenJDK could be made to crash or run programs as you login if it opened a specially crafted file. For example, it was discovered that OpenJDK did not properly validate certain types of images. (IT news)

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How to build a new OS on top of a Linux OSview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Hey I'd like to build my own operating system (really just the Ubuntu distro as I know the task is difficult) But what I mean by this is I wish to build atop of the Ubuntu operating system as like Apple has done with OS X building it atop of UNIX. I would like to do the same thing with a distribution of Ubuntu Linux except my business would be in control of everything, instead of Canonical Ltd. (HowTos)

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Canonical replaces X Server with Mirview story

http://www.unixmen.com – Some may say “X is totally the UNIX way”, while Unix says “Do one thing and do it well”. But what is the one thing that X does and does it well? That’s hard for me to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] (HowTos)

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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)

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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)

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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)