#OrangePi gets #Ubuntu #AppStore
Makers of the OrangePi partnered with Canonical to offer an official app store for Orange Pi products running Ubuntu software. Read More on linuxgizmos.com
#ubuntuBSD – Is Coming Soon, Based on #Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and #FreeBSD 10.3
ubuntuBSD is a unique project that aims to offer users a desktop-oriented operating system combining the familiarity of the Ubuntu/Debian platforms with the power of the FreeBSD kernel.
The upcoming ubuntuBSD distro has been in development since March 2016, and it is now time for it to get in the spotlight. The final release is due soon, according to the latest tweet from the project’s official Twitter page.
Hello #Snaps, Goodbye rpm and deb.
Mark Shuttleworth announced that Snaps, a new method Canonical developed for packaging applications is coming to other distributions.
Snaps initially started off as Click, a new packaging format for Ubuntu Mobile. It bundled all dependencies and libraries so that developers didn’t have to worry about dependency resolution.
Click evolved into Snaps, which targeted servers, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and desktop. This April, Canonical brought Snaps to the desktop world with the release of Ubuntu 16.04. Read more
#Lubuntu 16.04 LTS for #RaspberryPi 2
Lubuntu Team has release and immediate availability for download of the Lubuntu 16.04 LTS operating system for Raspberry Pi 2 single-board computers. Read the official announcement here
Now run any #Ubuntu Flavour on #RaspberryPi 2 with the help of #UbuntuPi Flavour Maker.
Ubuntu Pi Flavour Maker is an open source tool, a shell script that lets anyone port any of the official or unofficial Ubuntu Linux flavors for the Raspberry Pi 2 single-board computer (SBC).
Ubuntu Pi Flavour Maker is officially supported on the Ubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu GNOME flavors, and uses the traditional apt and dpkg package management systems from Debian GNU/Linux.
“Ubuntu Pi Flavour Maker is a spin-off from the Raspberry Pi 2 initiative for Ubuntu MATE The basic idea is simple; make as many Ubuntu flavours for the Raspberry Pi 2 we can. Ubuntu Pi Flavour Maker is few shell scripts and a PPA
Website of Ubuntu Pi Flavour Maker: https://ubuntu-pi-flavour-maker.org/
The Ubuntu MATE team have been working on a revised image for the Raspberry Pi 2 based on Ubuntu MATE 15.10. It will be released on October 22nd 2015.
The Raspberry Pi community have been generous with their donations to Ubuntu MATE so we felt we really needed to improve Ubuntu MATE with those people’s requirements firmly in mind.