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A CommandLine Tool For Importing Google Contacts Has Been Added To Ubuntu Touch

Hello Linux Geeksters. Despite the fact that there is no application yet available for importing the Google contacts to Ubuntu Touch, Canonical has created a commandline tool that does this. In order to get your Google contacts to Ubuntu Touch,

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Ubuntu Touch Got Both Mir And Unity 8 Updates

Hello Linux Geeksters. As a reminder, both Ubuntu Touch 1.0 and Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander will be released on the 17th of October, 2013. While Canonical has dropped the implementation of Mir/XMir by default, on Ubuntu Saucy, Mir will be

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Canonical Updates “Ubuntu Reminders”, Their Open Source Evernote Client For Ubuntu Touch

Hello Linux Geeksters. As I have recently written, Canonical has started work at an open source Evernote client, based on the Ubuntu SDK, in order to optimize it for Ubuntu Touch. The new Evernote client for Ubuntu Touch has been

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Linux News: Canonical Does Not Ignore The Ubuntu Desktop To Develop Ubuntu Touch

Hello Linux Geeksters. As a reminder, Canonical has dropped the support for Mir/XMir on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, from performance reasons, but will use Mir only on Ubuntu Touch 1.0, which will be released in the same day as Ubuntu

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Red Hat Developer Talks About Mir/XMir’s Problems On His Official Blog

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Canonical has worked hard in the last couple of months on implementing Mir and XMir. Despite the fact that the initial plan was to release Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander with Mir/XMir, the Ubuntu

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The Winning Applications From The Ubuntu App Showdown 2013 Are: Karma Machine, Saucy Bacon And Snake

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the Canonical developers have decided the three winning applications of the Ubuntu App Showdown 2013 contest. The contest lasted six weeks, and the applications were written in either QML, C++ and HTML5, and

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Two Ubuntu Touch News: Canonical Creates An Ubuntu Shop For Ubuntu Touch + A New Demo Video Of Ubuntu Touch Has Been Created

Ubuntu Touch News #1: Canonical has successfully implemented the Ubuntu Shop. Canonical has created the Ubuntu Shop application, to allow the users to make online shopping from their Ubuntu Touch powered mobile phone. It may be good if the Ubuntu

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It’s Official: Mir/XMir Will Not Be Used As Default On Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, From Performance Reasons

As a reminder, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander will be released on the 17th of October, 2013. The initial plan was to released it with Mir as default, a display server developed by Canonical, used as a replacement for X.Org. But

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Linux News: The Release Date For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Has Been Officially Announced By Canonical

As a reminder, both Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Ubuntu Touch 1.0 will be released on the 17th October, 2013. The Ubuntu developers have announced the release dates for all the versions (stable and unstable) of Ubuntu 14.04. Canonical has

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