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Install Shutter Screenshot Tool via PPA in Ubuntu 19.10

Shutter is one of must install applications in my Ubuntu desktop. And now it’s made into PPA for Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine. Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot application with editing feature. It was available in Ubuntu universe repository. Since Ubuntu 18.10, it’s removed, along with some old Gnome libraries required by the screenshot tool. Thanks […]

Thanks to our Sponsors

The Kubuntu community is delighted and proud to ship Kubuntu 19.10. As a community of passionate contributors we need systems and services that enable us to work together, and host our development tools. Our sponsors page provides details and links to the organisations that have supported us through our development...

Xournal++ 1.0.5 Released! How to Install it in ubuntu

Xournal++, open-source handwriting notetaking software with PDF annotation support, released 1.0.5 a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and higher. Xournal++ is written in C++ with GTK3. It supports pen input from devices such as Wacom Tablets, and features: Support for annotating PDFs PDF Export (with and without […]

Ubuntu 20.04 Release Date & Planned Features

Now that the Ubuntu 19.10 release is out the way attention turns to the next major update, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, which is due to be released on April 24, 2019. This early in the release […] This post, Ubuntu 20.04 Release Date & Planned Features, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) released

Codenamed “Eoan Ermine”, 19.10 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs. The Ubuntu kernel has been updated to the 5.3 based Linux kernel, and our default toolchain […]

Kubuntu 19.10 is released today

Kubuntu 19 .10 has been released, featuring the beautiful KDE Plasma 5.16 desktop. Codenamed “Eoan Ermine”, Kubuntu 19.10 integrates the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs. Under the...

Xubuntu 19.10 released!

The Xubuntu team is happy to announce the immediate release of Xubuntu 19.10! Xubuntu 19.10, codenamed Eoan Ermine, is a regular release and will be supported for 9 months, until July 2020. If you need a stable environment with longer support time, we recommend that you use Xubuntu 18.04 LTS instead. The final release images are available as […]

Ep 61 – Ubucon Europe 2019 Mashup show

Fizemos um mashup show com o Marius Quabeck do Nerdzoom.de, Jan Sprinz Ubports e a Rute Correia do White Market Podcast na Ubucon Europe 2019. Apoios Este episódio foi produzido […]

Ep 61 – Ubucon Europe 2019 Mashup show

Fizemos um mashup show com o Marius Quabeck do Nerdzoom.de, Jan Sprinz Ubports e a Rute Correia do White Market Podcast na Ubucon Europe 2019. Apoios Este episódio foi produzido […]

S12E28 – Super Sprint

This week we’ve been doing ITIL Foundation training. Following the release of Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine), we discuss our wish list items for Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 (Focal Fossa), bring you some command line love and go over all your feedback.… Read more ›

Oracle VirtualBox 6.0.14 Released with Linux 5.3 Support

Oracle virtualbox 6.0.14 was released a few days ago with stability fixes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu. Virtualbox 6.0.14 release highlights: Fixed an invalid-guest state guru meditation on Intel hosts. Some fixes for systems with lots of processors More compatibility for guests running ALSA setups with the AC’97 emulation Fixed flicker, redraw issues. […]

Ubuntu 19.10 Flavours Released, Now Available to Download

New versions of Ubuntu MATE, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Kubuntu and other official Ubuntu spins are now available to download. Ubuntu’s family of flavours issue their latest iterations alongside today’s main attraction, the release of Ubuntu […] This post, Ubuntu 19.10 Flavours Released, Now Available to Download, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Lubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) Released!

Thanks to all the hard work from our contributors, Lubuntu 19.10 has been released! With the codename Eoan Ermine, Lubuntu 19.10 is the 17th release of Lubuntu and the third release of Lubuntu with LXQt as the default desktop environment. Support lifespan Lubuntu 19.10 will be supported for 9 months, until July 2020. If you […]

Ubuntu Studio 19.10 Released

The Ubuntu Studio team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu Studio 19.10, code-named “Eoan Ermine”. This marks Ubuntu Studio’s 26th release. This release is a regular release and as such, it is supported for 9 months. For those requiring longer-term support, we encourage you to install Ubuntu Studio 18.04 “Bionic Beaver” and add […]

10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 19.10

Here’s our list of things to do after you install Ubuntu 19.10 “Eoan Ermine” because hey: this stuff is good to know! For the record, we’ve written a list of ‘things to do after installing […] This post, 10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 19.10, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 19.10 is Now Available to Download

You can download Ubuntu 19.10 'Eoan Ermine' directly from the Ubuntu website. The Ubuntu 19.10 release features many improvements. This post, Ubuntu 19.10 is Now Available to Download, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

The Fridge: Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) released

Codenamed “Eoan Ermine”, 19.10 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs. The Ubuntu kernel has been updated to the 5.3 based Linux kernel, and our default toolchain has moved to gcc 9.2 with glibc 2.30. Additionally, the Raspberry Pi images now support the new Pi 4 as well as 2 and 3. Ubuntu Desktop 19.10 in[..]

Ubuntu Blog: Kubernetes on a single machine

As developers, we do not always have access to a production-like environment to test new features and run proof-of-concepts. This is why it can be very interesting to deploy Kubernetes on a single machine. Of course, there is the new microk8s snap that allows a super fast deployment of a k8s cluster on a laptop (and it is definitely worth a try, look here to see how I deployed and tested it in just a few minutes), but if you’re looking for the full experience, here’s how I deployed the Charmed Distribution [..]

Ubuntu Blog: Ubuntu 19.10 delivers Kubernetes at the edge, multi-cloud infrastructure economics and an integrated AI/ML developer experience

17th October 2019: Canonical today announced the release of Ubuntu 19.10 with a focus on accelerating developer productivity in AI/ML, new edge capabilities for MicroK8s and delivering the fastest GNOME desktop performance. “In the fifteen years since the first Ubuntu release, we have seen Ubuntu evolve from the desktop to become the platform of choice across public cloud, open infrastructure, IoT and AI. With the 19.10 release, Ubuntu continues to deliver strong support, security and superior economics to [..]

Calamares Plans for Debian 11

Brief history of Calamares in Debian Before Debian 9 was released, I was preparing a release for a derivative of Debian that was a bit different than other Debian systems I’ve prepared for redistribution before. This was targeted at end-users,...

KDE Plasma 5.17 Released! How to Install it in (K)Ubuntu 19.10

KDE Plasma desktop 5.17 was released yesterday. Now you can install it in (K)Ubuntu 19.10 via KUbuntu Backports PPA. Plasma 5.17 release highlights: Night Color for X11. Fractional scaling support on Wayland. Faster startup performance. New panel in System Settings for configuring Thunderbolt devices Improved widget resizing, settings panels, and many other small feature additions. […]

Ubuntu 19.10: What’s New? [Video]

Our Ubuntu 19.10 video whisks you through all of the 'Eoan Ermine's new changes and features, plus our take on whether you should install it! This post, Ubuntu 19.10: What’s New? [Video], was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

The Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Codename Has Been Revealed…

The Ubuntu 20.04 LTS codename is 'Focal Fossa'. The name was revealed in a package update on Launchpad, home of Ubuntu development. This post, The Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Codename Has Been Revealed…, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 19.10: Complete Screenshot Tour

A collection of Ubuntu 19.10 screenshots to guide you through the major changes and new features included in Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine. This post, Ubuntu 19.10: Complete Screenshot Tour, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

There’s an Ubuntu 19.10 Release Party in London, Tomorrow – And You’re Invited!

You're invited to the Ubuntu 19.10 release party in London, UK, tomorrow evening. Mingle with like-minded Linux users and celebrate Eoan Ermine's release. This post, There’s an Ubuntu 19.10 Release Party in London, Tomorrow – And You’re Invited!, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Colin King: Stress testing CPU temperatures

Stress testing CPU temperatures is not exactly straight forward. CPU designs vary from CPU to CPU and each have their own strengths and weaknesses in cache design, integer maths, floating point math, bit-wise logical operations and branch prediction to name but a few. I've been asked several times about the "best" CPU stressor method in stress-ng to use to make a CPU run hot. As an experiment I ran all the CPU stressor methods in stress-ng for 60 seconds across a range of devices, from small ARM based Raspb[..]

Ubuntu Blog: Snaptastic – elementary OS snap manager

An interesting aspect in the life of any technology is how it propagates. Like organisms in nature, technology follows evolutionary patterns, and sometimes, it can be difficult predicting them. But their observation can be quite telling. Case in point, Snaptastic on elementary OS. Snaptastic is a graphical snap manager utility, available in the elementary AppCenter, designed to aid the users of this distribution in getting the software that might not be available through standard repository channels. Instal[..]

Ubuntu Blog: Embedded system cross-development with Ubuntu Core

There are fundamental differences between developing general-purpose software applications and making software for embedded systems. Embedded systems software runs on resource-constrained hardware, in contrast to general-purpose server or client applications that run on more capable hardware. For this reason, embedded system software is not directly developed on the electronic board it will run on – referred to as the target. It is rather developed on a computer – the host – that has a higher computational [..]

Ubuntu Blog: Ubuntu Server development summary – 16 October 2019

Hello Ubuntu Server The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server channel on Freenode. Alternatively, you can sign up and use the Ubuntu Server Team mailing list or visit the Ubuntu Server discourse hub for more discussion. Spotlight: Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) release imminent The final testing and certification of Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Er[..]

How to Enable Fractional Scaling in Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan

This quick tutorial shows how to enable the fractional scaling in Ubuntu 19.10 for both default X and wayland sessions. The Display settings only offer two scaling values (100% and 200%) by default. For HiDPI displays, you may want fractional scaling values, like 125% or 150%, and here’s how to do the job. 1.) Open […]

Major ‘sudo’ Security Exploit Discovered, Ubuntu Issues Patch

Canonical has issued an urgent security fix to the 'sudo' package after the discovery of a flaw that could give attackers root privileges on Linux systems. This post, Major ‘sudo’ Security Exploit Discovered, Ubuntu Issues Patch, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

KDE Plasma 5.17 Arrives Packed Full of New Features

KDE Plasma 5.17, the latest stable version of the popular open source desktop environment is now available to download with various new features. This post, KDE Plasma 5.17 Arrives Packed Full of New Features, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu Blog: Ansible vs Terraform vs Juju: Fight or cooperation?

Ansible vs Terraform vs Juju vs Chef vs SaltStack vs Puppet vs CloudFormation – there are so many tools available out there. What are these tools? Do I need all of them? Are they fighting with each other or cooperating? The answer is not really straightforward. It usually depends on your needs and the particular use case. While some of these tools (Ansible, Chef, StaltStack, Puppet) are pure configuration management solutions, the others (Juju, Terraform, CloudFormation) focus more on services orchestration[..]

Ubuntu Blog: Grace Hopper Conference 2019

We are so excited about what just happened that we felt we should tell everyone about it! A group of 24 of us at Canonical from various teams including sales, HR and engineering, attended the Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando, Florida. This year, it was an epic gathering of more than 26,000 people from all over the globe interested in tech. Despite its start as women’s work, the tech industry has gained a reputation of being dominated by and mostly suited for men. In reality, this only made the Grace Hopp[..]

Costales: Ubucon Europe 2019 | Sintra edition

¡Y comienza una nueva Ubucon Europea! En esta ocasión en Sintra, Portugal. ¡Bienvenidos! Llegué el día anterior justo a tiempo para una cena de bienvenida organizada en un vivero de empresas extravagante: Chalet 12. Allí unas 25 personas compartimos momentos entrañables con una cena cocinada por la propia organización. Marco | Costales | Tiago | Olive Lo cierto es que la organización Ubuntu-PT estuvo realizando actividades y visitas toda la semana para los miembros de la comunidad que iban llegando con ante[..]

Ubuntu Blog: Design and Web team summary – 11 October 2019

This was a fairly busy two weeks for the Web & design team at Canonical. This cycle we had two sprints. The first was a web performance workshop run by the amazing Harry Roberts. It was a whirlwind two days where we learned a lot about networking, browsers, font loading and more. We also spent a day working on implementing a lot of the changes. Hopefully our sites will feel a bit faster. More updates will be coming over the next few months. The second sprint was for the Brand and Web team, where we looked a[..]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 600

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 600 for the week of October 6 – 12, 2019. The full version of this issue is available here. In this issue we cover: Eoan Ermine (19.10) Final Freeze Ubuntu Stats Hot in Support LoCo Events Mir 1.5.0 Release Other Community News Canonical News In the Press In […]

How to Install Gnome Shell Themes in Ubuntu 19.10, 18.04

This quick tutorial shows how to install Gnome Shell themes in Ubuntu 19.10 / Ubuntu 18.04, which change the appearance of Gnome panel, system tray menu, notification pops, etc. In the default Gnome desktop, you can easily change the themes of application window, mouse cursor, and icons using Gnome Tweaks tool. Gnome Tweaks (install it […]

GScan2PDF 2.5.7 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu

Gscan2pdf 2.5.7, GTK tool to produce PDF / DjVu from scanned document, was released today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04. Changes in Gscan2pdf 2.5.7 include: Recognise “Document Table” as flatbed for imagescan backend. Use option name as label for those options with no title. Extended edit profile functionality […]

Raphaël Hertzog: Freexian’s report about Debian Long Term Support, September 2019

Like each month, here comes a report about the work of paid contributors to Debian LTS. Individual reports In September, 212.75 work hours have been dispatched among 12 paid contributors. Their reports are available: Adrian Bunk did nothing (and got no hours assigned), but has been carrying 26h from August to October. Ben Hutchings did 20h (out of 20h assigned). Brian May did 10h (out of 10h assigned). Chris Lamb did 18h (out of 18h assigned). Emilio Pozuelo Monfort did 30h (out of 23.75h assigned and 5.25h[..]

The Fridge: Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 600

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 600 for the week of October 6 – 12, 2019. The full version of this issue is available here. In this issue we cover: Eoan Ermine (19.10) Final Freeze Ubuntu Stats Hot in Support LoCo Events Mir 1.5.0 Release Other Community News Canonical News In the Press In the Blogosphere Featured Audio and Video Meeting Reports Upcoming Meetings and Events Updates and Security for 16.04, 18.04, and 19.04 And much more! The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is brought to you by: Kryta[..]

Move ‘Show Applications’ Button to the Top in Ubuntu 19.10

This quick tutorial shows how to move Application Menu button from bottom to the top on the left panel (dock launcher) in Ubuntu 19.10 Gnome Desktop. Ubuntu Dock (the left panel) now is more customizable in Ubuntu 19.10. It finally offers option to move the position of the ‘Show Applications’ button. 1.) Open Ubuntu Software, […]

Ubucon Europe 2019: Ubucon Europe 2019 in local media

Remember Marta, our volunteer from the registration booth? She took care of the translation of the article written by Fátima Caçador for SAPO Tek: Ubucon Europe: What is the Ubuntu community doing in Sintra? Sharing technical knowledge and tightening connections News from the new Ubuntu distribution, the exploration of the several platforms and many “how to”, rule the 4-days agenda where the open source and open technologies are in the air. The Olga Cadaval Cultural centre in Sintra, is the main stage of a [..]

How to Add Trash Icon to the Left Panel (Dock) in Ubuntu 19.10

Now it’s easy to move the Trash Can icon from the desktop to the left panel (dock app launcher) in Ubuntu 19.10 with Gnome 3.34. The default left panel with favorite application launcher icons in Ubuntu 19.10 is handled by Gnome shell extension ‘Ubuntu dock‘ (modified version of Dash-to-dock). Now it finally offers option to […]

How to Send App Shortcut Icons to Desktop in Ubuntu 19.10

This is another tutorial shows how to send the application launcher icons to the Desktop in Ubuntu 19.10. Where Ubuntu stores the application icons: Ubuntu stores the application shortcut icons as .desktop files. Most of them are available in /usr/share/applications directory, and few in .local/share/applications. Since Ubuntu 19.04, you can no longer drop and drop […]

S12E27 – Exile

This week we’ve been playing LEGO Worlds and tinkering with Thinkpads. We round up the news and goings on from the Ubuntu community, introduce a new segment, share some events and discuss our news picks from the tech world. It’s… Read more ›

Ubuntu Blog: Onboarding edge applications on the dev environment

Adoption of edge computing is taking hold as organisations realise the need for highly distributed applications, services and data at the extremes of a network. Whereas data historically travelled back to a centralised location, data processing can now occur locally allowing for real-time analytics, improved connectivity, reduced latency and ushering in the ability to harness newer technologies that thrive in the micro data centre environment. In an earlier post, we discussed the importance of choosing the [..]

How to Retain Nautilus Type-Ahead Search in Ubuntu 18.04

This quick tutorial shows how to restore the type-to-seek (type-ahead) functionality in Ubuntu 18.04 Nautilus file browser. The type ahead functionality is removed in upstream Nautilus and unavailable in Ubuntu since Ubuntu 17.10 Artful. For those sticking to the search functionality, Lubomir Brindza has made a patched for Nautilus in Ubuntu 18.04 and higher. To […]

ImCompressor is a New, User-Friendly Image Compressor for Linux

ImCompressor is a lossless image compressor app for Linux desktops. It optimises JEPG and PNG images to reduce image file size but not quality. This post, ImCompressor is a New, User-Friendly Image Compressor for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Full Circle Weekly News #148

Huawei Linux Laptops Running Deepin Linux Now Available https://fossbytes.com/huawei-linux-laptops-running-deepin-distro/ PineTime, a Smartwatch Companion for Linux Smartphones https://liliputing.com/2019/09/pinetime-is-a-25-smartwatch-companion-for-linux-smartphones-work-in-progress-from-pine64.html First-Ever Microsoft Linux Conference Announced https://news.softpedia.com/news/first-ever-microsoft-linux-conference-announced-for-march-10-11-2020-527424.shtml Linux 5.3 Kernel Bundles New Navi Graphics Suppo[..]