Are we affected by the JAVA vulnerability?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I read today from ZDNET that Homeland Security has warned against Java-run systems and requested users to disable/uninstall Java itself. There story is here. My question: Are we in trouble? What about all those applets for network manager and the other stuff on the top right side of our screens? (HowTos)

Mozillux 13.1.1 Distribution Has Linux Kernel 3.2.0-35view story

http://news.softpedia.com – Mozillux, a Linux distribution based on the popular Ubuntu and Debian GNU/Linux operating system, is now at version 13.1.1.Mozillux 13.1.1 aims to promote Mozilla embedded in a desktop software suite which 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 (General)

Ubuntu Phone OS: download e codice sorgente arriveranno a febbraioview story

http://www.oneopensource.it – Siete ansiosi di provare il nuovo Ubuntu Phone OS, come è stato affettuosamente chiamato dalla folla? Canonical, infatti, lo ha denominato solo Ubuntu, per fare sì che venga percepita l’identità tra le piattaforme attraverso più device. Digressione sul nome a parte, Alan Pope ha reso noto come riporta OMG! (Software)

Lead developer sees no Compiz future under Waylandview story

https://www.linux.com – In a blog post, the lead developer of the Compiz window manager has declared he does not want to port the project to Wayland. Currently, Canonical's Unity desktop uses Compiz as its compositing engine... Sam Spilsbury, lead developer of the Compiz window manager, has written a blog post declaring that he does not see much of a future in porting the project to the Wayland architecture. (Software)

IRC Has Lost 60% Of Its Users Since 2003, But Life As A Robot Is Just Beginningview story

http://techcrunch.com – Internet Relay Chat (IRC) has lost 60 percent of its users, going from 1 million in 2003 to about 400,000 today. And IRC channels? In 2003 there were 500,000; now there is half that number. This is due in large part to the advent of the Web, social media, and tools that can do a lot more than plain text can do. IRC Is Not Dead But is it dead as Royal Pingdom declared last week? (IT news)

Ubuntu Phone OS Revealedview story

http://www.ubuntuvibes.com – Canonical has unveiled a new Ubuntu Phone OS, featuring a UI optimized for small screen. The interface uses same design principles as Unity for desktop (home screen, lenses, scopes, etc), but everything has been adapted to be touch friendly and suitable for mobile devices. Check out some videos: Hands on videos by Engadget and The Verge: Ubuntu Phone (HowTos)

Ubuntu One: Canonical aggiunge la sezione Fotoview story

http://www.oneopensource.it – Canonical da tempo propone come alternativa, al più blasonato Dropbox, il suo Ubuntu One, un servizio di storage sul cloud che nel prossimo futuro ci farà da tramite per l’acquisto di musica, giochi e applicazioni sulla futura Ubuntu 13.04. Tuttavia ad Ubuntu One mancava una funzione che per molti può rivelarsi molto utile, la gestione delle foto direttamente dal portale di Ubuntu One. (Software)

APT Exploit Fixes for Ubuntu 12.10view story

http://news.softpedia.com – On December 12, Canonical published in a security notice details about an APT vulnerability for its Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal), Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin), and Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating systems. According to Canonical, APT could have made to expose sensitive information. It was discovered that APT set inappropriate permissions on the term.log file. (General)

Mark Shuttleworth Wants One Ubuntu to Rule Them Allview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of the Canonical, has provided some insights in the future of Ubuntu and talked about his plans to conquer the Linux world.It’s not a secret that Mark Shuttleworth has big plans for Ubuntu and it’s been clear for some time that he wants Ubuntu on all the major platforms, including mobiles ... (read more) (General)

Ubuntu’s Community Manager Apologizes to Richard Stallmanview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Jono Bacon, Ubuntu’s Community Manager, had to apologize to Richard Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, after a rather harsh blog post.Richard Stallman is not a friend of Canonical. He criticized the company and their operating system, Ubuntu, in the past. Recently he had some pretty po... (read more) (General)