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14 posts from July 2017

Ubuntu Desktop Weekly Update: July 28, 2017

By Will Cooke, 28 July 2017

Here’s the latest in the world of Desktop: GNOME We’ve been looking at ways to port the feature of allowing the sound to go above 100%. This is needed because...

ss: another way to get socket statistics

By Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre, 25 July 2017

In an earlier blog post I mentioned ss, another tool that comes with the iproute2 package and allows you to query statistics about sockets. The same thing...

Ubuntu Desktop Weekly Update: July 24, 2017

By Will Cooke, 24 July 2017

GNOME We’re working on adding captive portal detection to Artful. We think it would be good if there were an option in the privacy settings to enable or...

Developing Ubuntu using git

By Robie Basak, 24 July 2017

Back in 2014, I published some information and tooling on using git for Ubuntudevelopment,even though most Ubuntu development wasn’t done with git at the...

Dustin Kirkland: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop Default Application Survey

By Dustin Kirkland, 21 July 2017

Back in March, we asked the HackerNews community, “What do you want to see in Ubuntu 17.10?”: passionate discussion ensued, the results...

Ubuntu Artful Desktop July Shakedown – call for testing

By Will Cooke, 19 July 2017

We’re mid-way through the Ubuntu Artful development cycle, with the 17.10 release rapidly approaching on the horizon. Now is a great time to start exercising...

Hiri, the desktop snap that lets you use Microsoft Exchange on Linux

By luciadecastro, 18 July 2017

Earlier this month Hiri launched a snap, making their application very easy to be used by Linux users. We talked to Dave Power, co-founder of Hiri, to...

Ubuntu Desktop Weekly Update: July 14, 2017

By Will Cooke, 14 July 2017

GNOME GDM has now replaced LightDM. We’re working on the transition between display managers to make sure that users are seamlessly transitioned to the new...

Fresh Snaps from June 2017

By David Callé, 12 July 2017

From fast and secure file sharing to Kubernetes charts management, from email clients to classic text editors for your Pi, our selection of top snaps for June...

Deploying robotic code as a single package across dev boards

By elopio, 11 July 2017

I love playing with my prototyping boards. Here at Ubuntu we are designingthe core operating systemto support every single-board computer,and keep it safe,...

Windows 10 loves Ubuntu

By Dimitri John Ledkov, 11 July 2017

Ubuntu 16.04 is now available as an app from the Windows Store for users running Windows Insider builds. The newly improved app is created by Canonical in...

Ubuntu Desktop Weekly Update: July 7, 2017

By Will Cooke, 7 July 2017

  GNOME We’ve been working on the migration and transition processes for users going from Unity 7 to GNOME Shell. We’ve worked on migrating favourites, the...

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