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Ubuntu Desktop weekly update – February 2, 2018

by Will Cooke on 2 February 2018

GNOME As you might have already read, we’ve taken the decision to ship Xorg by default in Bionic 18.04 LTS. The Wayland session will still be available as an option at login. You can read more …

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Ubuntu Desktop Weekly Update: December 1, 2017

by Will Cooke on 1 December 2017

GNOME GNOME Disk Utility If you have snaps installed and open the Disks utility, your snaps appear as loop devices. We found this to be confusing and a bit messy, so we have proposed a fix …

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Kernel Team Summary: November 7, 2017

by Canonical on 8 November 2017

October 24 through November 06 Development (18.04) Every 6 months the Ubuntu Kernel Team is tasked to pick the kernel to be used in the next release. This is a difficult thing to do because we …

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Kernel Team Summary – October 18th, 2017

by Canonical on 18 October 2017

Development (Artful / 17.10) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/ReleaseSchedule Important upcoming dates: Ubuntu 17.10 Release – Oct 19 (~1 days away) We intend to target a 4.13 kernel for the Ubuntu 17.10 release. A 4.13.4 based kernel is available for …

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Kernel Team Summary- October 11, 2017

by Canonical on 11 October 2017

October 04 through October 09 Development (Artful / 17.10) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/ReleaseSchedule Important upcoming dates: Final Freeze – Oct 12 (~2 days away) Ubuntu 17.10 – Oct 19 (~1 week away) We intend to target a 4.13 kernel …

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Kernel Team Summary – October 4, 2017

by Canonical on 4 October 2017

September 25 through October 03 Development (Artful / 17.10) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtfulAardvark/ReleaseSchedule Important upcoming dates: Kernel Freeze – Oct 5 (~1 day away) Final Freeze – Oct 12 (~1 week away) Ubuntu 17.10 – Oct 19 (~2 week …

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Server Team at the Ubuntu Rally in NYC

by Joshua Powers on 2 October 2017

The Ubuntu Rally occurred last week in New York City where the entirety of the Canonical Engineering teams as well as various members of the community spent time working through final plans for Artful and continued …

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Results of the Ubuntu Desktop Applications Survey

by Dustin Kirkland on 19 September 2017

I had the distinct honor to deliver the closing keynote of the UbuCon Europe conference in Paris a few weeks ago. First off — what a beautiful conference and venue! Kudos to the organizers who really …