Ubuntu Core released for Samsung ARTIK 5 and 10!

Thibaut Rouffineau, an IoT & Ubuntu Core evangelist, has announced the availability of Canonical’s Ubuntu Core operating system for Samsung ARTIK 5 and 10 IoT (Internet of Things) platforms. If you have been waiting to try Ubuntu Core on the Samsung ARTIK 5 or 10… the wait is over! Developer images for the 2 boards are now available . This image gives access to a number of the Samsung ARTIK functionalities, Bluetooth, wifi, and gives developer a powerful platform to build their next devices and applications.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS unveiled today – featuring the new ‘snap’ package format

Canonical has unveiled today Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, featuring the new ‘snap’ package format and LXD pure-container hypervisor. This is the latest version of the world’s most widely used Linux platform across desktop, IoT and cloud computing. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Main highlights: Enable faster and simpler software delivery and operations Adds new “snap” application package format, enabling further convergence across IOT, mobile and desktop The introduction of LXD pure-container hypervisor with OpenStack Mitaka.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 Update released for Ubuntu Phones

Canonical in the past few months have been working day and night on the Ubuntu Touch OTA-8 update release for its Ubuntu Phones. It is understandable that lots of updates will be expected in the coming weeks and months as Canonical is doing its very best to have a final stable OS for its mobile phone OS. While OTA-8 update is scheduled for release in the coming days, Canonical had began working on Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 update, which is expected to update the Web Browser App and add support for Thai fonts.

Ubuntu Touch RTM version Officially Released

Canonical has released the first official version of Ubuntu Touch RTM (Release To Manufacturing), as its approaching the launching of the first Ubuntu Touch phones scheduled for the end of the year 2014. With the release of the Ubuntu Touch RTM version, Ubuntu users can now download this version and install on your their phones or tablets. The release at this stage is considered to be stable following numerous bugfixes and rigorous testings carried out by Canonical team.

10,000 Ubuntu Phones Activated

Canonical has just announced that more than 10,000 mobile devices running the Ubuntu Operating System has been activated. According to Michael Hall, this important milestone for the company is achieved with the help from their partners Meizu and Bq. What are the key notes from this announcement Ubuntu phone (and tablet) users can sign into their Ubuntu One account on their device in order to download or update the applications on their phone.

Ubuntu 12.10 – Quantal Quetzal no longer supported

On May 16, 2014, Canonical announced that it no longer support Ubuntu 12.10 code named – Quantal Quetzal. So what this means is no more updates or packages will be available and Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 12.10. Ubuntu announced its 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) release more than 18 months ago, on October 18, 2012. Since changes to the Ubuntu support cycle mean that Ubuntu 13.