Ubuntu's master plan is to make open source operating systems consumer friendly. Today it's a work in progress.
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With the Mir display server failing to make the cut, Ubuntu 13.10, rather than being a stepping-stone on the way to form-factor convergence with 14.04, seems more like an obligatory release.
The next version of Ubuntu, Saucy Salamander, is more than just a great Linux desktop, it will also put Ubuntu into lockstep with the latest OpenStack cloud, Havana.
The most new-user friendly of all Linux desktop distributions, Ubuntu has a new, better release: Ubuntu 13.10, Saucy Salamander.
Ubuntu 13.10 may not be the most exciting desktop Linux, but it is very solid and contains many useful new features.
The big reason the French Gendarmerie made the Linux move? It saved them 40 percent in total cost of ownership over Windows.
Mir and XMir will not be enabled by default in the upcoming Ubuntu 13.10 release due to problems with XMir's multi-monitor support.
There are lots of interesting things ahead for Ubuntu desktop users in the next release, but what's really going to be important is how well Ubuntu does on the smartphone.
Want a really easy orchestration tool for Ubuntu on Microsoft's Azure cloud? It's here now with Ubuntu Juju.
With the release of the Ubuntu Touch Preview and the Ubuntu SDK, along with the thinking revealed by the Edge project, Canonical's plans for operating system convergence by April 2014 are gradually taking shape.
Are we so obsessed with failure that we are unable to see the value in a lesson learned for the mobile industry?
The company didn't make its goal, but its leaders still see the crowdsourced Ubuntu Edge campaign as a success.
After three weeks of rebuilding and patchy service resumption, Apple's developer services are back to normal, with developers gaining a month extension on their subscriptions.
It looks less and less likely that Canonical will raise the $32-million it needs for the Ubuntu Edge. So what! It won't matter in the long run.
Canonical's bid to raise $32 million to fund the creation of the Ubuntu Edge smartphone using a crowdfunding campaign seems likely to failed. So, what went wrong?