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Ubuntu 17.10 Beta 2 Flavours Available to Download

official ubuntu flavorsPitching up alongside the main Ubuntu 17.10 beta release are new beta builds of the various official Ubuntu flavors. Among the many spins choosing to take part in this round of testing is the marvellous Ubuntu MATE, brilliant Ubuntu Budgie, and, er, Xubuntu. All releases share the same core Ubuntu base, use Linux kernel 4.13, and benefit from a bevy of bug fixes, security […]

This post, Ubuntu 17.10 Beta 2 Flavours Available to Download, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Linux Phone Crowdfunding Campaign Just Passed 50% Of Its Goal with a Month Left

purism librem 5Purism’s Linux phone crowdfunding campaign has now passed 50% of its overall goal. It seems that getting the backing of both GNOME and KDE has given the Librem 5 campaign a boost of publicity, and a stack of new pledges. At the time of writing the project has snagged $777,536 in pledges against a goal of $1,500,000 […]

This post, Linux Phone Crowdfunding Campaign Just Passed 50% Of Its Goal with a Month Left, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Nifty GNOME Global Menu Extension Is ‘Discontinued For the Moment’

gnome global menu extensionThe developer behind the popular Global App Menu GNOME extension has announced it is “discontinued for the moment”. Explaining the reasons for his decision on Github, Lester Carballo cites the shift to Wayland (the extension doesn’t work in Wayland for a whole spaghetti heap of technical and ideological reasons) as being the primate motivator to move on. […]

This post, Nifty GNOME Global Menu Extension Is ‘Discontinued For the Moment’, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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