Category: Ubuntu News

ICU Vulnerability Closed in Ubuntu 15.04

Canonical has published details in a security notice about an ICU vulnerability that has been found and fixed in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. A new version of the icu (International...

Ubuntu MATE Is A Growing Member Of The Ubuntu Family: Here Is Why

Ubuntu MATE Is A Growing Member Of The Ubuntu Family: Here Is Why

Back when the GNOME 2 desktop was forked in 2011 as the MATE Desktop Environment, there were polarized views from the Linux community how this fork of GNOME2 could survive and what sort of...

Python 3 By Default For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS – Good or Bad?

Python 3 By Default For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS – Good or Bad?

Ubuntu Online Summit discussed plans for merging off of Python 2 and providing Python 3 by default over the next year, just in the time for the LTS(long term support) release of Ubuntu 16.04.Other distributions have already begun...

Ubuntu 15.10 Comes With GCC 5 Compiler By Default

Ubuntu 15.10 Comes With GCC 5 Compiler By Default

During the Ubuntu Online Summit (UOS) event for Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) that took place early this week, between May 5 and 7, on the UbuntuOnAir channel, the Ubuntu developers discussed the possibility of...