Ubuntu’s been in the news a bit lately due to the decision to drop the Unity desktop environment, give up on smartphones and tablets, and switch to the GNOME desktop by this time next year. But today Canonical released the latest stable build of Ubuntu, and it still very much features the Unity desktop experience […]
What’s next for Ubuntu Linux?
Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth recently announced that Ubuntu will be ceasing development of the Unity 8 desktop environment and dropping its Ubuntu touch development for phones and tablets. So what’s next for the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system? A few years ago the developers made a bet that the next big thing was mobile. They […]
Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet Alpha 2 released
The next version of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system is due in April. Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet is currently under development, but you can take a recent nightly build for a spin if you want to test it out before the official launch. Or if you’re looking for something a little more stable you […]
Ubuntu GNOME is now an official alternative to Unity, KDE, etc
Love Ubuntu Linux, but hate the Unity desktop environment that Canonical ships with it? There are a number of alternative versions of Ubuntu supported by a large development community including Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Lubuntu — each with a different desktop environment. Now you can add Ubuntu GNOME to the list. Up until a few years […]