Archive for the ‘Ubuntu’ Category

 New Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk Drone Development Kit Makes Use of Ubuntu Snappy and ROS

Softpedia was informed  by Canonical about their new partnership with Parrot, the famous  wireless products manufacturer based in Paris, France, to distribute a  drone development kit powered by Snappy Ubuntu Core.
Dubbed Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk, the new development kit  is here to help developers create obstacle avoidance and autonomous  robots and drones that use the slimmed-down version [...]

 Ubuntu Touch OTA-9.1 Hotfix Launches February 24 as Phased Update

At the request of our readers, we’re publishing some more details about what’s going on with the development of the OTA-9.1 hotfix update, which promises to patch the infamous incoming call issue reported by numerous Ubuntu Phone users.
But first, we have to mention the fact that Canonical should have released the said OTA update a [...]

 Canonical Closes Devscripts Exploit in Ubuntu

Canonical has revealed some information in a security notice about a devscripts vulnerability in Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems that has been found and corrected.
Ubuntu maintainers have upgraded the devscripts package in order to correct a small issue. The package is described as scripts to make the life of [...]

 Ubuntu Linux ported to the NOOKcolor

Not content to simply root your NOOKcolor eBook Reader and run vanilla Android on it? How about Ubuntu Linux?
Xda-developers forum member devastatorx has posted step by step instructions for convincing your NOOKcolor to boot an Ubuntu image stored on an SD card.
The process doesn’t actually replace Android with Ubuntu, but rather allows you to boot [...]

 Ubuntu Linux to enter tablet fray with Tenq’s P07

Ubuntu will get its first entry into the same tablet arena filled by Android and iOS with a newly uncovered model. Tenq’s P07 is running Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 is more optimized for touch as a result. A 32GB SSD provides the main storage; Ubuntu’s light requirements give it an “almost instant” boot time, Giz-China understood.
The [...]

 Ubuntu server project released

The Ubuntu foundation announced yesterday the first official release of the Ubuntu Server distribution. Available for AMD64, i386, and PowerPC architectures, Ubuntu Server 5.10 provides a complete Ubuntu-based server installation ready for production environments. Developed and maintained by the Ubuntu Server Team, the new server distribution will bring the power and flexibility of the Ubuntu [...]