Tag Archive: Ubuntu

Dec 02

Linux Mint 14.1 released to fix showstopper bugs






a week after the release of Linux Mint 14, code-named “Nadia”, project leader Clement Lefebvre has announcedversion 14.1 of the distribution. The developers have also remastered the ISO images available on the project’s web site – this was necessitated by three high-profile bugs causing performance issues on machines with Intel GPUs, installer problems on EFI systems, and …

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Sep 27

Ubuntu’s Amazon search feature gets kill switch






Ubuntu Community Manager Jono Bacon hasannounced revised plans for Canonical’scontroversial Amazon shopping lens that was included in the first beta version of Ubuntu 12.10 released earlier this month. According to Bacon, the developers are working on a toggle in Ubuntu’s Privacy Manager which allows users to switch all online searches off. This approach means that users who do …

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Sep 18

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal approaches end of life






In a post on the project’s security announcements, Ubuntu Release Manager Kate Stewart has reminded users that version 11.04 of Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux distribution, known as “Natty Narwhal”, will reach its end of life on Sunday, 28 October. This means that from that date onwards, no further updates, including security updates and critical fixes, will be released. Based on …

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Sep 08

First beta of Ubuntu 12.10 released






  The first beta version of Ubuntu 12.10, code-named “Quantal Quetzal“, has been released for testing ahead of its October final release. The new version brings together a range of enhancements the developers have been working on, from reducing the number of install images, to making 3D accelerated desktops run on non-3D hardware, and switching to Python …

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Aug 29

Thunderbird 15 activates instant messaging






  Users can now instant message other users in real time over chat networks such as Facebook, Google Talk, IRC and XMPP  Source: MozillaFollowing the arrival of Firefox 15, the Mozilla Project has released version 15 of its open source Thunderbird email client, which includes security improvements, some new features, instant messaging support and an updated user interface. The release is the second since …

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