01/23/2015
We’re preparing Lubuntu 15.04, Vivid Vervet, for distribution in April 2015. With this early Alpha pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next version. We have some interesting things happening, so read on for highlights and information.


NOTE: This is an alpha pre-release. Lubuntu Pre-releases are NOT recommended for:
  • Regular users who are not aware of pre-release issues
  • Anyone who needs a stable system
  • Anyone uncomfortable running a possibly frequently broken system
  • Anyone in a production environment with data or workflows that need to be reliable

Lubuntu Pre-releases ARE recommended for:
  • Regular users who want to help us test by finding, reporting, and/or fixing bugs
  • Lubuntu developers

You can get more information here.
01/23/2015
Closer and closer we creep towards the release of Vivid Vervet. Alpha 2 testing went well with flying colors thanks to the likes of:

Thank you to all of you that did any sort of testing or bug work. We need all we can get! In about a month's time, Beta 1 will be ready for official testing. We can have a similarly smooth sail through testing if you can all get out there and test the daily builds. Report bugs on anything (make sure to subscribe the Lubuntu Packages Team) and work with Lubuntu QA to get your bugs properly triaged.
In fact, we need more triage. As much as possible. All the time. We need bugs reports to be detailed, with clear, repeatable steps. We then need to make sure they're confirmed and that a Bug Control member (me!) can confirm them. They can set the priority and create an upstream bug report and then officially call the bug triaged. Long story short: if you find a bug that does not say Triaged, In Progress, Fix Commited, or Fix Released, there's more work to be done.
Without this work, we can do little to guide developers. Right now much of the team is heavily focused on developing LXQt, but that doesn't mean we can't stomp out some bigger bugs together. If you'd like to help with the triage, join the Lubuntu Packages Team and Bug Squad. Ask for help. The aforementioned Dave Kokandy has been doing a wonderful job lately, as modest as he is, and deserves big ups for attack the problem so vigorously.
For those of you that don't feel like doing triage, I encourage you to test (all you need is a virtual machine) and to report some bugs. QA is a friendly team and we're always happy to help if you need it.
For the rest of you simply trying to figure out where the heck to get Alpha 2, here's the Release Notes. Make sure you read them before you download. There's always important information on there.
01/22/2015

TechRepublic

The most obvious user for Linux isn't who you think
TechRepublic
(Of Linux 14.10 Lubuntu, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, and Mint; Xubuntu was the least work to install and set up.) And of course, the "average user" doesn't really exist. If all the user needs is a browser and email, they'll be fine...until they click a ...

01/22/2015

Liliputing

Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet Alpha 2 released
Liliputing
The next version of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system is due in April. Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet is currently under development, but you can take a recent nightly build for a spin if you want to test it out before the official launch. Or if you ...

01/20/2015

Belg.Be (satire)

Eerste webshop in België met opensource computers
Belg.Be (satire)
Softwarematig is er keuze tussen de gebruiksvriendelijke ubuntu en familie zoals kubuntu, xubuntu, lubuntu en voor het onderwijs het bekende edubuntu. Er kan ook gekozen worden voor Linux-mint of het stabiele Debian Wheezy. Met opensource Linux is je ...

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01/16/2015

Tronsmart Draco AW80 Meta Mini PC: la recensione di HDblog
HDblog (Blog)
Tronsmart mette a disposizione una ISO di Lubuntu per Draco AW80, un firmware con parziale supporto all'accelerazione hardware che può anche essere avviato da USB o SD. Far girare Linux su una CPU Octa Core può essere un plus notevole per un ...

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01/13/2015

Your Chromebook will let you load a new OS through a USB drive
Engadget
I've used Windows (all versions), Linux (Ubuntu, Mandriva, Mint, Lubuntu), and Chrome. With the exception of programs that require intense processing power (e.g.--video and sound editing, gaming), I would argue that Chrome OS is actually the superior ...

01/09/2015

LinuxEXPRES

Rok 2014 ve světě Linuxu
LinuxEXPRES
Zdarma dostupný klon Red Hat Enterprise Linuxu – CentOS – začal spolupracovat se společností RedHat. Může tak používat infrastrukturu a zdroje Red Hatu a někteří přispěvatelé do CentOS se stanou zaměstnanci společnosti Red Hat. Canonical ...

01/07/2015

PowNed

Ouders kunnen schoolgeld niet betalen
PowNed
Lubuntu, 1Gb ram en LibreOffice of OpenOffice voldoet ook. Die officepakketten zijn volledig compatible met MS office. Zou het zo kunnen zijn dat scholen maar wat roepen en geen verstand hebben van computers en besturingssystemen? Prof. v.d. Neuq ...

01/06/2015

Nieuwe online webshop voor opensource computers
EZPress (persbericht)
De online shop biedt high-end notebooks, desktops en servers met vrije software voorgeïnstalleerd. Softwarematig is er keuze tussen de gebruiksvriendelijke ubuntu en familie zoals kubuntu, xubuntu, lubuntu en voor het onderwijs het bekende edubuntu.

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