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Ubuntu development team has introduced an updated version of the long-term support for Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (Desktop, Server, Cloud and Core editions). Version 12.04.3 includes an updated kernel for the x86 architecture and graphics stack for newly installed systems. As usual, the release contains many fixes, updated installation images that would reduce the volume of […]

The company Canonical has published a report with details of the recent hacker attack on the Ubuntu forums, which resulted in the attackers took control of the credentials of the 1.8 million users. “On July 14, 2013 the malefactor managed to get access to the account of one of the forum moderators. This was a […]

Yesterday, Canonical introduced a project to develop the Ubuntu Edge smartphone. The company unveiled its plan on Indiegogo, and it’s a rather expensive one at that. To realize the project a reality in 30 days to raise $ 32 million. Upon successful completion of the campaign, the first batch of 40,000 units, will come to […]

Canonical is constantly on the try to make the actual Ubuntu server release faster and more flexible in cloud environments. The most recent edition of the Linux distribution, which is to be available for downloading October 17, includes a faster installation software in addition to an up to date compact package technological innovation that can […]

In Canonical said that despite the death of Project Edge, which never came into existence, the company is still set to innovation and believes that it is “advanced mobile innovations” will be decisive for the next few years. Jane Silber, CEO of Canonical, said that before the start of production of the project Edge smartphone […]

Aaron Seigo, the main developer of KDE-shell Plasma, announced the delivery of the first copies of the KDE tablet Vivaldi for testing. It turns out that on the same day as Canonical announcing Edge smart-phone, the first KDE Vivaldi tablets happened to be shipping. Currently, certification unit in EC / FCC has not yet passed, […]

Mark Shuttleworth, head of Canonical Ltd, said that Mir – developed by a new display server, which is planned as a replacement window system X Window System, is almost ready for release. Mir technology will be included in the next version of the distribution Ubuntu Linux, which promised the fans of the operating system in […]

The company Canonical Ltd announced details of the vulnerability of the program Raptor, included in the distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin. As stated by Canonical, applications that use the Raptor, are at risk of violation of privacy sensitive data or run unwanted software when the user logs into the system, if they open a […]

Linux OS distributions

Today, there is a huge amount of distributions OS Linux. All distributions can be divided into two categories: the highly specialized (eg for use on routers), and designed for mainstream users. As of today there are several hundred versions of Linux and they keep popping up every day. Such diversity was possible only thanks to […]

South African company Canonical has officially unveiled a new release of its famous distro Ubuntu Linux 13.04. Ubuntu 13.04 is now faster and more efficiently by adapting to smartphones. Thanks to intensive work on the adaptation to the new Ubuntu platform form factors, including smartphones and tablets, the desktop version of Ubuntu 13.04 has also […]