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5 ways to get involved today: Ubuntu Documentation

Fri, 2014-02-14 19:02

At the Ubucon at Southern California Linux Expo on Friday, February 21st I’ll be doing a presentation on 5 ways to get involved with Ubuntu today. This post is part of a series where I’ll be outlining these ways that regular users can get involved with while only having minimal user-level experience with Ubuntu.

http://princessleia.com/journal/?p=9070

Manjaro vs. Ubuntu vs. Fedora vs. OpenSUSE Benchmarks

Thu, 2014-02-13 19:00

The latest Linux distribution benchmarks to share at Phoronix are a comparison of Manjaro Linux 0.8.8, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in its current development state, openSUSE 13.1, and Fedora 20. All tests were done from an Intel Core i5 4670 Haswell system to look at the current state of various Linux distributions when it comes to various areas of open-source performance.

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux_2014_distros&num=1

Comparing the Ubuntu Derivatives and How to Pick the Best One for You

Thu, 2014-02-13 19:00

Since its first release in 2004, Ubuntu has grown to become a driving force among the popular Linux distributions. From giving away free CDs (before broadband was widely available) to its long-term support releases, Ubuntu has often caused a stir. For some, it is the user interface that causes a problem. Where is GNOME? Where is KDE? Fortunately Ubuntu has several officially sanctioned derivatives that provide other desktop environments or tweak Ubuntu for specific purposes.

http://techpublic.net/news/comparing-the-ubuntu-derivatives-and-how-to-pick-the-best-one-for-you/

Vodafone hooks up with Canonical for Ubuntu Linux for mobile

Wed, 2014-02-12 18:59

For someone looking to begin a Linux journey, quite often, the first leg of it involves Ubuntu. Sure, there are many other distributions, but none can match it in popularity or ease of use. While my personal preference is Fedora, I concede that Ubuntu is probably more suitable for the majority of desktop users.

http://betanews.com/2014/02/06/vodaphone-hooks-up-with-canonical-for-ubuntu-linux-for-mobile/

The quest for triple head on Ubuntu with SLI GPU

Wed, 2014-02-12 18:58

I recently purchased a system from my friend to upgrade my old system, as I really wanted 3 monitors… So, I might of bought a “Gibson” (No, not the guitar, if your on my blog you should get the reference!), but sadly I had tons of trouble getting the 3rd monitor to work under Ubuntu 13.10!

http://aikar.co/2014/02/05/quest-triple-head-ubuntu-sli-gpu/

Sound Switcher Ubuntu Indicator

Tue, 2014-02-11 18:57

Sound Switcher Indicator is a sound input/output selector Ubuntu AppIndicator. It allows switching the current sound input and output (source and sink) as well as the specific output port with just two clicks.

http://www.webupd8.org/2014/02/sound-switcher-ubuntu-indicator.html

Manage your tasks with GeeTeeDee a Fancy Task Management tool, Install in Ubuntu

Tue, 2014-02-11 18:56

GeeTeeDee is fancy looking, lightweight task management tool, it is based on Qt4. It keeps everything simple to let you stay focused on what is really important – getting things done. It collects tasks and can group them easily, group customization is allowed by adding new group.

http://www.noobslab.com/2014/02/manage-your-tasks-with-geeteedee-fancy.html

Ubuntu API Website gets an API of it’s own

Mon, 2014-02-10 18:55

Last week I posted on G+ about the a couple of new sets of QML API docs that were published. Well that was only a part of the actual story of what’s been going on with the Ubuntu API website lately.

http://mhall119.com/2014/02/ubuntu-api-website-gets-an-api-of-its-own/

Ubuntu Developers Planning To Develop Their Own File-Manager For Ubuntu 14.10

Mon, 2014-02-10 18:55

Ubuntu is planning to develop its own file manager which will be introduced with their QT5 powered Unity8 desktop environment from Ubuntu 14.10 onwards. Ubuntu is currently using Nautilus File manager (also known as ‘Files’), developed by GNOME developers.

http://www.crazyengineers.com/threads/ubuntu-developers-planning-to-develop-their-own-file-manager-for-ubuntu-14-10.73096/

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS released

Sun, 2014-02-09 18:54

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS
(Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products,
as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support.

As with 12.04.3, 12.04.4 contains an updated kernel and X stack for new
installations on x86 architectures.

As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated
installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to
be downloaded after installation. These include security updates and
corrections for other high-impact bugs, with a focus on maintaining
stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Kubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, Edubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS,
Mythbuntu 12.04.4 LTS, and Ubuntu Studio 12.04.4 LTS are also now
available. For some of these, more details can be found in their
announcements:

Kubuntu: http://kubuntu.org/news/kubuntu-12.04.4
Edubuntu: http://www.edubuntu.org/news/12.04.4-release
Xubuntu: http://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-12-04-4-released/
Ubuntu Studio: http://ubuntustudio.org/2014/02/ubuntu-studio-12-04-4-precise-pangolin-point-release/

To get Ubuntu 12.04.4
———————

In order to download Ubuntu 12.04.4, visit:

http://www.ubuntu.com/download

Users of Ubuntu 10.04 will be offered an automatic upgrade to 12.04.4
via Update Manager. For further information about upgrading, see:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PreciseUpgrades

As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of
charge.

We recommend that all users read the 12.04.4 release notes, which
document caveats and workarounds for known issues, as well as more
in-depth notes on the release itself. They are available at:

http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/releasenotes/12044

If you have a question, or if you think you may have found a bug but
aren’t sure, you can try asking in any of the following places:

#ubuntu on irc.freenode.net

http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users

http://www.ubuntuforums.org

http://askubuntu.com

Help Shape Ubuntu
—————–

If you would like to help shape Ubuntu, take a look at the list of ways
you can participate at:

http://www.ubuntu.com/community/get-involved

About Ubuntu
————

Ubuntu is a full-featured Linux distribution for desktops, laptops,
clouds and servers, with a fast and easy installation and regular
releases. A tightly-integrated selection of excellent applications is
included, and an incredible variety of add-on software is just a few
clicks away.

Professional services including support are available from Canonical and
hundreds of other companies around the world. For more information
about support, visit:

http://www.ubuntu.com/support

More Information
—————-

You can learn more about Ubuntu and about this release on our website
listed below:

http://www.ubuntu.com/

To sign up for future Ubuntu announcements, please subscribe to Ubuntu’s
very low volume announcement list at:

http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-announce


Colin Watson [cjwatson@ubuntu.com]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 353

Sun, 2014-02-09 18:53

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 353 for the week
January 27 – February 2, 2014.

== Links to UWN ==

* Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue353

== In This Issue ==

* Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) End of Life reached on January 27 2014
* Ubuntu Stats
* Ubuntu’s Juju Wins Cloud Awards ‘Best Cloud Automation Solution’
* Juju quickstart coming along
* Randall Ross: Planet Ubuntu Needs More Awesome – Conclusion
* Xubuntu: Xubuntu community wallpaper contest winners
* Stephen M. Webb: Progress on the Converged Desktop
* Ubuntu Kylin: 14.04 Wallpaper Contest Started!
* Canonical Design Team: Latest from the web team — January 2014
* Expect something Ubuntu flavoured at Mobile World Congress
* In The Blogosphere
* Full Circle Magazine #81 escapes into the wild
* Other Articles of Interest
* Featured Audio and Video
* Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
* Upcoming Meetings and Events
* Updates and Security for 10.04, 12.04, 12.10 and 13.10
* And much more!

== General Community News ==

=== Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) End of Life reached on January 27 2014 ===

Adam Conrad, on behalf of the Ubuntu Release Team, confirms that
Ubuntu 13.04 is no longer supported and no more package updates will
be accepted. Adam says the supported upgrade path from Ubuntu 13.04 is
via Ubuntu 13.10 for which he provides a link to the upgrade
instructions.

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2014-January/000179.html

== Ubuntu Stats ==

=== Bug Stats ===

* Open (107647) + 296 over last week
* Critical (167) +20 over last week
* Unconfirmed (52368) +245 over last week

As always, the Bug Squad needs more help. If you want to get started,
please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad

=== Ask Ubuntu Top 5 Questions this week ===

==== Most Active Questions ====

* PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI
Videocards http://askubuntu.com/questions/334629/playonlinux-unable-to-find-32bit-opengl-libraries-dual-ati-videocards
* Ubuntu Server on a 32- bit Non PAE Machine

http://askubuntu.com/questions/415065/ubuntu-server-on-a-32-bit-non-pae-machine

* How can I find my public IP using the terminal?

http://askubuntu.com/questions/145012/how-can-i-find-my-public-ip-using-the-terminal

* mystery of missing file modifications (hybrid drive + Ubuntu 12.04)

http://askubuntu.com/questions/188100/mystery-of-missing-file-modifications-hybrid-drive-ubuntu-12-04

* How to install OpenMotif on 12.04

http://askubuntu.com/questions/146639/how-to-install-openmotif-on-12-04

==== Top Voted New Questions ====

* What’s the lightest Ubuntu desktop environment?

http://askubuntu.com/questions/413569/

* Is there a better option other than NTFS for a shared HD between
Ubuntu and Windows 7? http://askubuntu.com/questions/413044/
* Is it bad practice for folder name to contain dot (.)? How about
file name with multiple dots? http://askubuntu.com/questions/413150/
* Why does my hostname contain odd characters?

http://askubuntu.com/questions/413709/

* How to remove duplicate entries within the Open With Other
Application menu? http://askubuntu.com/questions/413778/

People Contributing the best questions and answers this week:
bkd.online (http://askubuntu.com/users/135920/bkd-online), Takkat
(http://askubuntu.com/users/3940/takkat), Mateo
(http://askubuntu.com/users/47291/mateo), Braiam
(http://askubuntu.com/users/169736/braiam) and virtualxtc
(http://askubuntu.com/users/171245/virtualxtc)

Ask (and answer!) your own questions at http://askubuntu.com

Note from the Editor: Thanks to Oli Warner for maintaining the script
we use to generate these AskUbuntu statistics!

== Ubuntu Cloud News ==

=== Ubuntu’s Juju Wins Cloud Awards ‘Best Cloud Automation Solution’ ===

Mark Baker, Server Project Manager, is thrilled to announce that out
of 200 entries, Juju has been named the 2013-2014 Cloud Awards winner
for Best Cloud Automation Solution – a category new to the awards this
year. Mark says “We’d like to thank the whole Ubuntu community for its
support, and to Juju contributors who continue to add to our diverse
Charms library.”

http://insights.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntus-juju-wins-cloud-awards-best-cloud-automation-solution/

=== Juju quickstart coming along ===

Jorge Castro updates us with the current state of quickstart which
will allow generation of config files for faster cloud setups.

http://www.jorgecastro.org/2014/01/29/juju-quickstart-coming-along/

== The Planet ==

=== Randall Ross: Planet Ubuntu Needs More Awesome – Conclusion ===

Randall Ross wraps up his poll-driven analysis regarding the current
value and status of the Ubuntu Planet and shares some of his
concluding thoughts.

http://randall.executiv.es/pu-more-awesome-conclusion

Several community members joined in the discussion Randall kicked off,
their thoughts, ideas and proposals are outlined in the following
posts:

* Jono Bacon: On Planet Ubuntu -

http://www.jonobacon.org/2014/01/29/on-planet-ubuntu/

* Stuart Langridge: Thoughts on Planet Ubuntu -

http://kryogenix.org/days/2014/01/29/thoughts-on-planet-ubuntu

* Charles Profitt: Planet Ubuntu Is Not Broken -

http://ftbeowulf.wordpress.com/2014/01/29/planet-ubuntu/

* Michael Hall: UbBloPoMo, a solution to the Planet Ubuntu problem -

http://mhall119.com/2014/01/ubblopomo-a-solution-to-the-planet-ubuntu-problem/

* Stuart Langridge: Fantasy League Planet Ubuntu? -

http://kryogenix.org/days/2014/01/30/fantasy-league-planet-ubuntu

=== Xubuntu: Xubuntu community wallpaper contest winners ===

The Xubuntu team announce the six winners of the Xubuntu community
wallpaper contest after reviewing the 81 submissions. The team show us
the winning entries and describe why they were chosen.

http://xubuntu.org/news/community-wallpaper-contest-winners/

=== Stephen M. Webb: Progress on the Converged Desktop ===

Stephen Webb tells us that one of his side projects is a Unity8 login
session that can be installed alongside other desktops including
Unity7. Stephen describes some of the successes and problems of Unity8
in its current form saying “I think this is pretty exciting. That’s
why I’m letting you all in on this project in its infancy. ”

http://bregmatter.wordpress.com/2014/01/29/progress-on-the-converged-desktop/

== Other Community News ==

=== Ubuntu Kylin: 14.04 Wallpaper Contest Started! ===

The Ubuntu Kylin community has announced the beginning of the
Wallpaper Contest for Trusty. The topic is ‘the most beautiful China’.
During the wallpaper contest for Saucy, the Ubuntu Kylin community
collected more than 120 wonderful submissions and 20 of them were
selected into the ubuntukylin-wallpapers package.

http://www.ubuntukylin.com/news/shownews.php?lang=en&id=192

== Canonical News ==

=== Canonical Design Team: Latest from the web team — January 2014 ===

Inayaili de Leon Persson gives us a run-down on the latest activities
of the Ubuntu Design Team, including the release of Canonical’s new
website, a redesigned homepage for Ubuntu Resources, the GUI for Juju
and the upcoming cloud sprint in Capetown, South Africa.

http://design.canonical.com/2014/01/latest-from-the-web-team-january-2014/

== In The Press ==

=== Expect something Ubuntu flavoured at Mobile World Congress ===

htxt reports on Mark Shuttleworth’s announcement of Ubuntu OS’
presence at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and notes that “Ubuntu
Phone has been steadily picking up momentum over the last year.” They
conclude “While we don’t expect an Ubuntu Edge sized announcement at
MWC, we will most definitely be heading across to the Ubuntu booth to
find out what’s what in the land of the other Linux based phone OS.”

http://www.htxt.co.za/2014/01/28/expect-something-ubuntu-flavoured-mobile-world-congress/

== In The Blogosphere ==

=== Nautilus 3.10 Available In Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr ===

Andrew from WebUpd8 tells us that Nautilus 3.10 will be included in
the upcoming Ubuntu 14.04 release. While Unity users will see few, if
any changes, those running Ubuntu GNOME will be treated to the new
GNOME header bars, known as client-side decorations, among other
updates to Nautilus.

http://www.webupd8.org/2014/01/nautilus-310-available-in-ubuntu-1404.html

=== Nautilus 3.10 landed in Ubuntu 14.04 with improvements ===

razvi at iloveubuntu gives us an in-depth explanation of the changes
to Nautilus 3.10, which will be shipping with Ubuntu 14.04, as well as
expectations on the updated file manager.

http://iloveubuntu.net/nautilus-310-landed-ubuntu-1404-improvements

=== 7 Things We Expect from Ubuntu in 2014 ===

Jun Auza of TechSource lists 7 things that they expect from Ubuntu in
2014 including a new icon set, an improved Software Center, and a
better boot experience.

http://www.junauza.com/2014/01/7-things-we-expect-from-ubuntu-in-2014.html

=== Canonical At Mobile World Congress 2014 – What Can We Expect? ===

Joey-Elijah Sneddon from OMG! Ubuntu! tells us about his expectations
for Canonical at the upcoming Mobile World Congress, which will be
held in Barcelona this month. “It’s the world’s biggest meeting of
mobile industry experts, enthusiasts and original equipment
manufacturers and, once again, Canonical will be in attendance,”
Sneddon states.

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/01/canonical-mobile-world-congress-2014-app-planet

=== Ubuntu Planning To Develop Its Own File Manager ===

Michael Larabel of Phoronix reports on a mailing list post from an
Ubuntu developer which he interprets as meaning that Ubuntu is
planning to introduce their own home grown file manager in Ubuntu
14.10 to replace GNOME’s Nautilus.

As a follow-up, Jono Bacon explains in a Google+ post that this is not
the case (https://plus.google.com/114419073019603780828/posts/bZUqFPhfHRX),
clarifying that Oliver is starting initial discussions to explore what
would be wanted and needed in a new Ubuntu-specific file manager.

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTU4OTY

== In Other News ==

=== Full Circle Magazine #81 escapes into the wild ===

Full Circle – the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community
are proud to announce the release of our eighty-first issue.

This month:

* Command & Conquer
* How-To : Python, LibreOffice, and Improve Security with Lynis.
* Graphics : JPG>PDF, and Inkscape.
* Review: LXLE Linux
* Book Review: Super Scratch (Updated Edition)
* NEW! Security Q&A

plus: Linux Labs, Ask The New Guy, My Story, Ubuntu Games, and soooo much more!

Get it while it’s hot!

http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-81/

== Other Articles of Interest ==

* How to run Linux on a Chromebook -

http://www.itworld.com/open-source/402077/how-run-linux-chromebook

* Debian Project News – January 27th, 2014 -

http://www.debian.org/News/weekly/2014/02/

* Ubuntu 14.04 vs. Debian 7.3 vs. Debian Jessie Preview -

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=ubuntu_1404_jessie&num=1

* LibreOffice 4.2 brings new features for power and enterprise users
- http://www.muktware.com/2014/01/libreoffice-4-2-brings-new-features-power-enterprise-users/20253
* UK government plans switch from Microsoft Office to open source -

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/29/uk-government-plans-switch-to-open-source-from-microsoft-office-suite

== Featured Audio and Video ==

=== Jono Bacon Q&A – 28th Jan 2014 ===

Jono Bacon presents another of his weekly Ubuntu On-Air Q&A sessions.

=== Canonical Design Team: App Design Clinic #7 ===

Alan Pope introduces the latest App design Clinic with Katie Taylor.
Katie looks at the Socketworld, Flashback and Capitals apps.

http://design.canonical.com/2014/01/app-design-clinic-7/

== Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings ==

* Security Team – January 27, 2014 -

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Security/20140127

* Server Team – January 28, 2014 -

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Server/20140128

== Upcoming Meetings and Events ==

For upcoming meetings and events please visit the calendars at
fridge.ubuntu.com: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/calendars/

== Updates and Security for 10.04, 12.04, 12.10 and 13.10 ==

=== Security Updates ===

* [USN-2090-1] Munin vulnerabilities -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-January/002381.html

* [USN-2091-1] OTR vulnerabilities -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-January/002383.html

* [USN-2092-1] QEMU vulnerabilities -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-January/002385.html

* [USN-2093-1] libvirt vulnerabilities -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-January/002384.html

* [USN-2094-1] Linux kernel (Raring HWE) vulnerability -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-January/002386.html

* [USN-2095-1] Linux kernel (Saucy HWE) vulnerability -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-January/002387.html

* [USN-2096-1] Linux kernel vulnerability -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2014-January/002388.html

=== Ubuntu 10.04 Updates ===

* linux-backports-modules-2.6.32 2.6.32-56.58 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-January/013967.html

* linux 2.6.32-56.118 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-January/013968.html

* linux-ec2 2.6.32-361.74 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-January/013969.html

* linux-meta 2.6.32.56.63 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-January/013970.html

* linux-meta-ec2 2.6.32.361.42 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-January/013972.html

* linux-ports-meta 2.6.32.56.48 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/lucid-changes/2014-January/013971.html

End of Life – April 2015 (Server)

=== Ubuntu 12.04 Updates ===

* nautilus 1:3.4.2-0ubuntu9 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021181.html

* munin 1.4.6-3ubuntu3.4 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021182.html

* bbswitch 0.7-2ubuntu0.0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021183.html

* nvidia-graphics-drivers-331-updates 331.20-0ubuntu0.0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021184.html

* nvidia-graphics-drivers-304 304.116-0ubuntu0.0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021185.html

* nvidia-graphics-drivers-331 331.20-0ubuntu0.0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021186.html

* nvidia-settings 331.20-0ubuntu0.0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021187.html

* nvidia-graphics-drivers-304-updates 304.116-0ubuntu0.0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021188.html

* screen-resolution-extra 0.14ubuntu2.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021189.html

* munin 1.4.6-3ubuntu3.4 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021190.html

* jockey 0.9.7-0ubuntu7.13 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021191.html

* fglrx-installer 2:13.101-0ubuntu0.0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021192.html

* fglrx-installer-updates 2:13.125-0ubuntu0.0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021193.html

* dkms 2.2.0.3-1ubuntu3.2 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021194.html

* fglrx-installer-experimental-13 2:13.300-0ubuntu0.0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021195.html

* fglrx-pxpress 0.6~hybrid0.0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021196.html

* gnash 0.8.10-5ubuntu1.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021197.html

* stunnel4 3:4.42-1ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021198.html

* stunnel4 3:4.42-1ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021199.html

* mysql-5.5 5.5.35-0ubuntu0.12.04.2 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021200.html

* libotr 3.2.0-4ubuntu0.2 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021201.html

* chromium-browser 32.0.1700.102-0ubuntu0.12.04.1~20140128.864.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021202.html

* libotr 3.2.0-4ubuntu0.2 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021204.html

* chromium-browser 32.0.1700.102-0ubuntu0.12.04.1~20140128.864.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021203.html

* qemu-kvm 1.0+noroms-0ubuntu14.13 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021205.html

* libvirt 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.17 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021206.html

* qemu-kvm 1.0+noroms-0ubuntu14.13 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021207.html

* libvirt 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.17 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021208.html

* linux-lts-raring 3.8.0-35.52~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021209.html

* linux-lts-saucy 3.11.0-15.25~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021210.html

* linux-lts-saucy_3.11.0-15.25~precise1_amd64.tar.gz – -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021212.html

* linux-lts-raring_3.8.0-35.52~precise1_amd64.tar.gz – -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021211.html

* linux-signed-lts-saucy 3.11.0-15.25~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021213.html

* linux-signed-lts-raring 3.8.0-35.52~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021214.html

* linux-lts-saucy 3.11.0-15.25~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021215.html

* linux-signed-lts-saucy 3.11.0-15.25~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021216.html

* linux-lts-saucy 3.11.0-15.25~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021217.html

* linux-signed-lts-saucy 3.11.0-15.25~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021218.html

* linux-lts-raring 3.8.0-35.52~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021219.html

* linux-lts-raring 3.8.0-35.52~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021220.html

* linux-signed-lts-raring 3.8.0-35.52~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021221.html

* linux-signed-lts-raring 3.8.0-35.52~precise1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021222.html

* linux-lts-raring_3.8.0-35.52~precise1_amd64.tar.gz -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021223.html

* linux-lts-saucy_3.11.0-15.25~precise1_amd64.tar.gz -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/precise-changes/2014-January/021224.html

End of Life – April 2017

=== Ubuntu 12.10 Updates ===

* update-manager 1:0.174.5 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014827.html

* munin 2.0.2-1ubuntu2.3 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014828.html

* munin 2.0.2-1ubuntu2.3 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014829.html

* linux 3.5.0-46.70 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014830.html

* linux-armadaxp 3.5.0-1627.36 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014831.html

* linux-backports-modules-3.5.0 3.5.0-46.35 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014836.html

* linux-meta 3.5.0.46.62 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014833.html

* linux-meta-armadaxp 3.5.0.1627.33 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014834.html

* linux-meta-ti-omap4 3.5.0.238.38 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014837.html

* linux-ti-omap4 3.5.0-238.54 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014832.html

* linux-signed 3.5.0-46.70 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014835.html

* linux_3.5.0-46.70_amd64.tar.gz – -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014838.html

* linux-lowlatency 3.5.0-46.47 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014839.html

* linux-meta-lowlatency 3.5.0.46.42 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014840.html

* gnash 0.8.11~git20120629-1ubuntu1.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014841.html

* stunnel4 3:4.53-1ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014842.html

* stunnel4 3:4.53-1ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014843.html

* mysql-5.5 5.5.35-0ubuntu0.12.10.2 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014844.html

* chromium-browser 32.0.1700.102-0ubuntu0.12.10.1~20140128.878.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014845.html

* chromium-browser 32.0.1700.102-0ubuntu0.12.10.1~20140128.878.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014846.html

* qemu-kvm 1.2.0+noroms-0ubuntu2.12.10.6 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014847.html

* libvirt 0.9.13-0ubuntu12.6 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014848.html

* libvirt 0.9.13-0ubuntu12.6 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014849.html

* qemu-kvm 1.2.0+noroms-0ubuntu2.12.10.6 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/quantal-changes/2014-January/014850.html

End of Life – April 2014

=== Ubuntu 13.10 Updates ===

* geary 0.4.1-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013132.html

* munin 2.0.17-2ubuntu1.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013133.html

* munin 2.0.17-2ubuntu1.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013134.html

* linux-meta 3.11.0.17.18 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013135.html

* linux 3.11.0-17.30 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013136.html

* linux-signed 3.11.0-17.30 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013137.html

* linux_3.11.0-17.30_amd64.tar.gz – -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013138.html

* linux-lowlatency 3.11.0-17.10 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013139.html

* linux-meta-lowlatency 3.11.0.17.7 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013140.html

* gnash 0.8.11~git20120629-1ubuntu3.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013141.html

* mysql-5.5 5.5.35-0ubuntu0.13.10.2 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013142.html

* unity-webapps-gmail 2.4.16+13.10.20140122-0ubuntu1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013143.html

* unity-webapps-gmail 2.4.16+13.10.20140122-0ubuntu1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013144.html

* whoopsie 0.2.24.1ubuntu1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013145.html

* gnome-settings-daemon 3.8.5-0ubuntu11.2 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013146.html

* espeak 1.47.11-1ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013147.html

* chromium-browser 32.0.1700.102-0ubuntu0.13.10.1~20140128.970.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013148.html

* cairo-dock 3.3.2-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013149.html

* chromium-browser 32.0.1700.102-0ubuntu0.13.10.1~20140128.970.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013150.html

* qemu 1.5.0+dfsg-3ubuntu5.3 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013151.html

* libvirt 1.1.1-0ubuntu8.5 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013152.html

* libvirt 1.1.1-0ubuntu8.5 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013153.html

* qemu 1.5.0+dfsg-3ubuntu5.3 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013154.html

* linux 3.11.0-15.25 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013155.html

* linux_3.11.0-15.25_amd64.tar.gz – -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013156.html

* linux-signed 3.11.0-15.25 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013157.html

* linux-signed 3.11.0-15.25 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013158.html

* linux-signed 3.11.0-15.25 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013159.html

* linux 3.11.0-15.25 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013160.html

* linux 3.11.0-15.25 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013161.html

* linux_3.11.0-15.25_amd64.tar.gz – -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013162.html

* xfce4-power-manager 1.2.0-2ubuntu1.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013163.html

* ceph 0.67.4-0ubuntu2.2 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013164.html

* cairo-dock-plug-ins 3.3.2-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013165.html

* muon 2.1.3-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013166.html

* kde-l10n-zhtw 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013175.html

* kde-l10n-zhcn 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013167.html

* kde-l10n-vi 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013173.html

* kde-l10n-wa 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013189.html

* kde-l10n-ug 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013168.html

* kde-l10n-uk 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013172.html

* kde-l10n-tg 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013183.html

* kde-l10n-tr 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013187.html

* kde-l10n-sv 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013171.html

* kde-l10n-sr 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013178.html

* kde-l10n-sl 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013174.html

* kde-l10n-sk 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013188.html

* kde-l10n-ru 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013191.html

* kde-l10n-ro 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013180.html

* kde-l10n-pa 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013169.html

* kde-l10n-ptbr 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013177.html

* kde-l10n-pt 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013185.html

* kde-l10n-pl 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013186.html

* kde-l10n-nl 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013170.html

* kde-l10n-nb 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013176.html

* kde-l10n-nn 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013179.html

* kde-l10n-nds 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013182.html

* kde-l10n-mr 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013184.html

* kde-l10n-lv 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013190.html

* kde-l10n-lt 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013181.html

* kde-l10n-ko 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013214.html

* kde-l10n-ja 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013192.html

* kde-l10n-km 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013200.html

* kde-l10n-kk 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013215.html

* kde-l10n-ia 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013196.html

* kde-l10n-is 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013197.html

* kde-l10n-it 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013202.html

* kde-l10n-hu 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013211.html

* kde-l10n-hr 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013198.html

* kde-l10n-hi 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013207.html

* kde-l10n-he 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013208.html

* kde-l10n-gl 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013212.html

* kde-l10n-fa 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013203.html

* kde-l10n-fi 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013204.html

* kde-l10n-fr 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013205.html

* kde-l10n-ga 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013210.html

* kde-l10n-es 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013193.html

* kde-l10n-et 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013194.html

* kde-l10n-eu 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013209.html

* kde-l10n-de 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013199.html

* kde-l10n-el 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013201.html

* kde-l10n-engb 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013216.html

* kde-l10n-da 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013195.html

* kde-l10n-cs 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013206.html

* kde-l10n-ca-valencia 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013213.html

* kde-l10n-ca 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013219.html

* kde-l10n-bs 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013220.html

* kde-l10n-bg 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013217.html

* kde-l10n-ar 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013218.html

* kde4libs 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013221.html

* kdepimlibs 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013222.html

* nepomuk-core 4:4.11.5-0ubuntu0.1 -

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/saucy-changes/2014-January/013223.html

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Pro tip: Remove product suggestions from Ubuntu Unity search results

Fri, 2014-02-07 20:19

I’m a big fan of having product suggestions in my Unity Dash search results. Why? First and foremost, I work from home — so, there isn’t any semblance of “Big Brother” looking down over my virtual shoulder. Another reason is because I do a lot of online shopping, and seeing products that are recommended can be beneficial. But for many users, these search results are more an invasion of privacy than a convenience.

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/linux-and-open-source/pro-tip-remove-product-suggestions-from-ubuntu-unity-search-results/

How to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook using Crouton [VIDEO]

Wed, 2014-02-05 20:19

There are many benefits to Chrome OS – speed, simplicity and affordability are just a few of them. Does this mean the Chromebook is ready to take over big guys like Windows and OS X, though? To some it might, but truth is most of us need a full, native operating system with more programs and less internet dependancy.

http://chromespot.com/2014/01/29/how-to-install-ubuntu-chromebook-crouton/

10 Useful Ubuntu Tips For Linux Users!

Wed, 2014-02-05 20:17

Linux users can look forward to finding some useful tips in the article below. If you are fond of using Linux, you must try your hands on these and make the most of your open source distro.

http://www.efytimes.com/e1/fullnews.asp?edid=128473

How To Fix A Non-Bootable Ubuntu System Due To Broken Updates using LiveCD and chroot

Tue, 2014-02-04 20:17

If your Ubuntu system doesn’t boot because of some broken updates and the bug was fixed in the repositories, you can use an Ubuntu Live CD and chroot to update the system and fix it.

http://www.webupd8.org/2014/01/how-to-fix-non-bootable-ubuntu-system.html

How To Install Aptik Tool In Ubuntu

Tue, 2014-02-04 20:16

In this tutorial I will teach you how to install a very useful tool in your ubuntu machine. The tool I will show you guys how to install in this article is called Aptik.

http://www.unixmen.com/install-aptik-tool-ubuntu/

Planet Ubuntu Is Not Broken

Mon, 2014-02-03 20:15

Over the last few months, community members have discussed improving planet.ubuntu.com. Some of the conclusions were:
planet.ubuntu.com is important
planet.ubuntu.com serves to remind that Ubuntu is not just software
planet.ubuntu.com gives the perception that Ubuntu is not important enough for even its contributors to write about it
the planet platform uses us
the problem is really Ubuntu membership

http://ftbeowulf.wordpress.com/2014/01/29/planet-ubuntu/

How to Install Couch DB 1.5 on Ubuntu

Mon, 2014-02-03 20:15

A recent task I had to do on my home Ubuntu Linux box running 12.04. LTS was to install CouchDB. I needed it because I wanted to use ACRA as remote error reporting tool for Android Apps. Acra is completely open source (hosted on GitHub) and an incredible cool tool started by Kevin Gaudin.

http://java.dzone.com/articles/how-install-couch-db-15-ubuntu

Boot Repair Tool Likely To Be Added By Default In Ubuntu 14.04

Sun, 2014-02-02 20:15

In almost all new Linux based distros, Shim – the project by former Red-hat developer Matthew Garrett is included. This tool creates a signed bootloader that can add keys to it’s own database, then the bootloader executes other bootloader signed with that key, allowing to load GRUB & start the Linux distribution.

http://www.crazyengineers.com/threads/boot-repair-tool-likely-to-be-added-by-default-in-ubuntu-14-04.72964/

Expect something Ubuntu flavoured at Mobile World Congress

Sun, 2014-02-02 20:13

Mark Shuttleworth’s Canonical has confirmed that they will be at the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) event in Barcelona at the end of next month to show off the Ubuntu OS in all its glory. Last year Canonical used MWC as a springboard to launch Ubuntu for tablets and smartphones so they’re no stranger to announcing big things at the event.

http://www.htxt.co.za/2014/01/28/expect-something-ubuntu-flavoured-mobile-world-congress/