Monthly Archives: December 2014

Ubuntu GNOME: Happy 2015

Hello World, Ubuntu GNOME Team wishes you all the best and happy new year 2015 Special Thanks to Patrik Bubák (member of Ubuntu GNOME Artwork Team) for the very nice …

Elizabeth K. Joseph: The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter and other ways to contribute to Ubuntu

Today, the last day of 2014, I’ve taken some time to look back on some of my biggest accomplishments. There have been the big flashy things, lots of travel, lots …

Colin King: Slipping in a few more stress-ng features before 2015

During idle moments in the final few weeks of 2014 I have been adding some more stressors and features to stress-ng as well as tidying up the code and fixing …

Svetlana Belkin: New Point of Contact/Leader for Ubuntu Ohio

Due to unavoidable events, the current point of contact/leader of Ubuntu Ohio, Stephen Michael Kellat, has stepped down from his position. He has left the duty of point of contact/leader …

Michael Hall: Android is not going to be a desktop OS

A while back Bryan Lunduke wrote about using Android on a desktop and he gave it a pretty good review. While I felt that the article was light on details, …

Distribution Release: Deepin 2014.2

Deepin 2014.2, the second update of the Ubuntu-based community distribution with a custom, HTML 5-based desktop environment, has been released. The "live mode" functionality has been removed in this version, …

Aurélien Gâteau: MUP, a Markup Previewer

Following up on my decision to promote more side-projects, here is a new one: MUP. MUP is a markup previewer. It supports multiple markup formats. You can use it to …

Distribution Release: NixOS 14.12

Version 14.12 of NixOS 14.12, a distribution that uses a custom package manager, deploys a unique file system layout, and offers various innovative features, has been released: "NixOS 14.12 ‘Caterpillar’ …

12 Months, 12 Highlights: This was Ubuntu in 2014

When you’re sat at tail end of the year,  a fresh and important new year for the Ubuntu project right around the corner, the impetus to look back at what’s done can seem pointless. …

Pasi Lallinaho: High priority projects list for artists

My inspiration for this article was that the Free Software Foundation is reviewing the High Priority Projects list. Briefly put, the goal of the list is to achieve more freedom …