Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 Released for Ubuntu Phones with Refreshed Look, Improvements

The UBports community released today the OTA-9 for their Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system for all supported Ubuntu Phone devices, a maintenance release that adds various improvements and a refreshed look.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 comes two months after the OTA-8 update with a refreshed look consisting of new and updated Suru symbols and folder icons to give users a better Ubuntu Phone experience, improvements for the Nexus 5 camera so users can now record videos again, better detection of the system-wide dark theme, as well as a new “Busy” indicator.

Also included in this release is support for the OpenStore V3 API in the update handler of System Settings, the ability to save images using the previously used compression settings, improvements to the characters counter for messages, support for searching the Web with Lilo, simplified transitions for the Stack View, and a new “Paste and Go” option in the browser.

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GNOME 3.32 Desktop Environment Gets Second and Final Point Release, Update Now

The GNOME Project announced today the general availability of the second and final point release of the GNOME 3.32 “Taipei” desktop environment for all Linux-based operating systems.

Coming a month after the first point release, GNOME 3.32.2 is here to add a final touch of bug and security fixes, miscellaneous improvements, and translation updates to various of GNOME’s core apps and components. Being a stability release, GNOME 3.32.2 is recommended to all users running the latest GNOME 3.32 desktop environment.

“Another month, another bugfix release. GNOME 3.32.2 is now available. This is a stable release in the 3.32 series, all distributions shipping GNOME 3.32 are encouraged to upgrade,” said Abderrahim Kitouni on behalf of the GNOME Release Team. “The [GNOME] 3.32 Flatpak runtimes on Flathub have been updated as well.”

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How to Upgrade from RHEL 7 to RHEL 8

Red Hat has announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0, which comes with GNOME 3.28 as the default desktop environment and runs on Wayland. This article describes instructions on how to upgrade...

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Officially Released, Here’s What’s New

Red Hat announced today the general availability of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 operating system series, a major update to its powerful, enterprise-ready Linux-based operating system for cloud environments and enterprise IT.

Coming almost five years after the release of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 series, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 series is now available with powerful new features and optimizations that lets you run it on any environment and supports any workload. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 lives up to its name as the world’s leading enterprise Linux-based operating system, meeting the unique technology needs of evolving enterprises.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Officially Released, Here’s What’s New

Red Hat announced today the general availability of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 operating system series, a major update to its powerful, enterprise-ready Linux-based operating system for cloud environments and enterprise IT.

Coming almost five years after the release of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 series, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 series is now available with powerful new features and optimizations that lets you run it on any environment and supports any workload. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 lives up to its name as the world’s leading enterprise Linux-based operating system, meeting the unique technology needs of evolving enterprises.

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LibreOffice 6.1 Reaches End of Life on May 29, Upgrade to LibreOffice 6.2 Now

The Document Foundation announced today that the LibreOffice 6.1 office suite series got its sixth and last point release as version 6.1.6, which is now available to download for all supported platforms.

LibreOffice 6.1.6 is now available for Linux, Windows, and Mac platforms, coming three months after the release of LibreOffice 6.1.5 back in February when The Document Foundation launched the latest LibreOffice 6.2 office suite series. It’s a maintenance update that includes a total 57 bug fixes for various of LibreOffice’s components.

“This is a more mature version of the software which includes some months of back-ported fixes,” said Italo Vignoli in a press release. “Organizations looking for an enterprise class application backed by support and service level agreements (SLA) should source a LibreOffice LTS (Long Term Supported) version from those TDF Advisory Board members.”

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Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) Is Now Available in Microsoft’s Hyper-V Gallery

Canonical announced today that its recently released Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) operating system is now available as an optimized desktop image in Microsoft’s Hyper-V gallery.

Last year in September, Canonical announced that it collaborated with Microsoft to bring the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system, the latest LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu Linux, as an optimized desktop image for Microsoft’s Hyper-V gallery, and now the Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) release is available as well alongside Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

“Today we’re very happy to announce that a new 19.04 image joins the LTS version. This will help make life a bit easier for people working with Ubuntu desktop on Windows,” said Will Cooke, Ubuntu Desktop Director at Canonical. “Our plan at this point is to provide the latest LTS and the most recent non-LTS release. Tha… (read more)

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How to Find/Change Ubuntu Default Root Password

Before I explain how to change the default password, its good to know about “Root SuperUser” and “sudo user” in Linux. In any Linux, as also in any Ubuntu version, there is a SuperUser named root, the Windows equivalent of […]

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How to Upgrade Fedora 29 to Fedora 30

Fedora Linux 30 officially released and ships with GNOME 3.32 and many other improvements such as Kernel 5.0.9, Python 3.7.3, Perl 5.28.1, PHP 7.3, MariaDB 10.3.12, Ansible 2.7.10 and more. If you are already...

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