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Canonical Closes pixman Vulnerability in Ubuntu 13.10view story

http://news.softpedia.com – On December 4, in a security notice, Canonical published details about a pixman vulnerability in its Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems. According to the company, pixman could have been made to crash, if it opened a specially crafted file. An integer underflow has been discovered in pixman. (IT news)

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Canonical Confirms Mir Will Be Default in Ubuntu 14.10view story

http://news.softpedia.com – Canonical has announced, through the voice of Oliver Ries, that Mir and Unity8 will be default in Ubuntu 14.10.The plans to integrate Xmir in Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04 had to be abandoned by Canonical a while ago when the developers realized that it's not ready to be integrated without any problems. (IT news)

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Canonical Is Still Silent About Nexus 5 Support for Ubuntu Touchview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The Nexus 5 smartphone has been release by Google for a while now, but Canonical hasn't said anything yet about officially porting Ubuntu Touch on the new device.There is a big community of developers who are already porting Ubuntu Touch on a lot of other devices, including Samsung S4, for example. Other less known devices will also probably get ports soon. (IT news)

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Ubuntu Linux Users Assail Canonical's Privacy Policiesview story

http://thevarguy.com – How much sharing is too much when it comes to Linux and open source? Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, is trying to answer that question by asserting more control over the use of its trademark. But the Ubuntu community isn't necessarily taking it well, as an ongoing debate over the site fixubuntu.com shows. read more (IT news)

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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release fileview story

http://askubuntu.com – I run an Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS. Today, I wanted to update it, but I did not managed it (yes...), however upgrading worked well. I don't want you to solve my problem but it would be greatful if you could give me some hints. (HowTos)

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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release fileview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I run an Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS. Today, I wanted to update it, but I did not managed it (yes...), however upgrading worked well. I don't want you to solve my problem but it would be greatful if you could give me some hints. (HowTos)

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OpenStack Gains Critical Mass; Are Cloud Channel Partners Ready?view story

http://thevarguy.com – Cisco Systems, Red Hat, Canonical and others make their moves OpenStack Summit 2014 has generated open source cloud computing news from Cisco Systems, Canonical, Red Hat, HP, Mirantis, VMware and more. Will VARs and partners jump in? read more (IT news)

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How to Install Linux Kernel 3.12 in Ubuntu 13.10view story

http://news.softpedia.com – Ubuntu 13.10 users don't have to look with envy at the new Linux kernels that are released, and they can update their systems with relative ease. Canonical is usually sticking with one Linux kernel for an entire development cycle. For example, Ubuntu 13.10 is based on Linux kernel 3.11, but now a new stable Linux kernel, 3.12... (read more) (IT news)

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GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 15th, 2013view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – wiki: https://wiki.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20131015 = Minutes for Tuesday, October 15th, 2013, 16:00 UTC = == Next Meeting == * Tuesday, October 29th, 2013, 16:00 UTC == Attending == * Rosanna Yuen * Andreas Nilsson * Karen Sandler * Marina Zhurakhinskaya * Emmanuele Bassi * Sriram Ramkrishna * Tobias Mueller === Regrets === * Ekaterina Gerasimova * Joanmarie Diggs === Mis (Software)

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Canonical Corrects Swift Vulnerability in Multiple Ubuntu OSesview story

http://news.softpedia.com – On October 23, in a security notice, Canonical published details about a Swift vulnerability in its Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems. According to the company, Swift could have caused the system to crash, had it received specially crafted requests over the network. It has been discovered that Swift did not properly handle requests with old X-Timestamp values. (IT news)