Editorial


New API - and an Apology
Sept. 18, 2013, 7:55 a.m. by 2buntu.com

First an apology: we sincerely regret the brief period of downtime last night. Actually, it was closer to a few hours. This was caused by a database migration that succeeded and an attempt to restart the website that failed. Therefore the code thought the database was in a different state than it actually was. Hopefully all of this has been ...


Timeout.
Sept. 14, 2013, 10:18 p.m. by Roland Taylor

I took the post on Mir down. And it won't be going back up. I'm also going on a break from blogging here. I need time to think and get some things together.


Help 0 A.D. take it to the next level!
Sept. 9, 2013, 10:41 a.m. by Roland Taylor

0 A.D - Empires Ascendant, arguably the best freely available RTS game available on Linux (or any platform) needs your help to take it to the next level. This IndieGoGo campaign is unaccessable now Their on-going IndieGoGo campaign is currently at $15, 057 at the time of writing. The stated goal is 160 000, and will go toward finishing and ...


2buntu Wants You!
Sept. 1, 2013, 4:16 p.m. by 2buntu.com

Here at 2buntu, we're always looking for new or aspiring authors to come join our team. If you use Ubuntu and enjoy sharing tips and tricks with others, why not put those skills to use here? Perhaps you've just discovered a new program or tool and would like to let everyone know how awesome it is. If this sounds like ...


What will happen after the Ubuntu Edge campaign failed?
Aug. 22, 2013, 10:15 p.m. by Howard Chan

This is a question that's left to be answered by both Canonical and the Ubuntu Touch community: What will happen after the Ubuntu Edge campaign failed (well, it failed in terms of reaching it's goal, but I will consider it successful)? Ubuntu Touch is growing better and better. Jono Bacon, Canonical Ubuntu community manager, clearly re-emphasized the goals for the ...


Upgrading to 13.10
Aug. 22, 2013, 12:39 p.m. by Roland Taylor

Look out for my reviews and insights!


Ubuntu Edge is now $695
Aug. 8, 2013, 1:17 p.m. by Roland Taylor

We still predict that Edge is likely to fail unless Canonical gets the backing of some major commercial entities. We had said that Canonical needs to introduce more incentives to win more backers, and it seems like they've come to the same conclusion. Edge is now available at $695 (US, of course). This should give those who are just able ...


The Ubuntu Edge Is Dead
Aug. 4, 2013, 5:49 p.m. by Nathan Osman

In the past, we (as editors and administrators) have never been afraid to make predictions about things. Granted, the linked example wasn't really a prediction but rather a joke that actually ended up becoming reality. This time we have some more serious numbers to put forward. The Ubuntu Edge has exactly seventeen days remaining and as of right now, requires ...


Where do two surfaces meet?
July 18, 2013, 11:18 a.m. by Roland Taylor

That is the question many in the Ubuntu community and blogosphere are asking. My guess? A phablet. Running Ubuntu Touch. But, I could be wrong. I for one, like to wait and see, and that I shall do.


Send Us Your Tips!
July 10, 2013, 12:37 p.m. by 2buntu.com

We recently rolled out a new feature here at 2buntu. If you look closely at the top of each page, you'll notice a new button: Now whenever you have some exciting new piece of Ubuntu news to tell us about, there's an easy way for you to share it with us. If we decide to use your tip in an ...


Ubuntu Touch Unlock Mockup
July 2, 2013, 8:16 p.m. by Roland Taylor

Lucas Romero Di Benedetto, a designer with a penchant for dreaming of the next big thing in Ubuntu design, has dreamt up something that this time, might just become reality. Take a peek at this: It's a proposal for a revolutionary method of unlocking the phone/tablet, which would work somewhat like a safe. The best part is, the Ubuntu developers ...


Sharing buttons and theme updates
June 4, 2013, 4 p.m. by Roland Taylor

As you may have noticed, we have had some theme updates, and Nathan has also added sharing buttons to our posts! He's been working hard on 2buntu, and it keeps getting better! But! That's not all, I'm planning some layout changes, so keep your eyes open.


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