Category Archives: Development

XMir update for Ubuntu 13.10

As many of you will know, the Mir team had two core goals for the Ubuntu 13.10 cycle: Deliver Mir + XMir + Unity 7 on the desktop for those cards that supported it, and fall back to X for those that don’t. Deliver a native Mir + Unity 8 running on Ubuntu Touch images […]

13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Alpha 2 Available

The second Alpha of the Saucy Salamander (to become 13.10) has now been released for testers and early adopters. This alpha features images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, UbuntuKylin, and Xubuntu. Pre-releases of Saucy Salamander are *not* encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent […]

Ubuntu Developer Summit: 27-29 August 2013

The next Ubuntu Developer Summit will be taking place from Tues 27th Aug 2013 – Thu 29th Aug 2013 from 2pm UTC – 8pm UTC. The event is completely open and accessible to everyone at summit.ubuntu.com. We welcome community members, upstreams, partners, and anyone else to come and join the sessions. As usual, the entire […]

Mir Plans In 13.10

As many of you are probably aware, we are working on the Mir display server that is designed to provide a fast, efficient, and extensible display server across phone, tablet, desktop, and TV. Our ultimate goal is a fully converged Unity 8 running on top of Mir ready for the next LTS timeframe, and in […]

Ubuntu Technical Board Looks at Shuttleworth’s Proposal for Release Management Methodology

In this article, the news team invited Rick Spencer, Vice President of Ubuntu Engineering, to comment on the decisions by the Ubuntu Technical Board and how they will impact users. The Ubuntu Technical Board (TB) discussed Ubuntu Founder, Mark Shuttleworth’s proposal to tweak the release management methodology of Ubuntu releases in its 18 March meeting. […]
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