The supported upgrade path from Ubuntu 14.10 is via Ubuntu 15.04. Ubuntu’s Canonical has just announced that Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) will reach end on life on July 23, 2015. At that time, Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 14.10.
Ubuntu MATE hardware partnership with LibreTrend. The Ubuntu MATE distribution agrees a partnership with GNU/Linux hardware manufacturer a company called “LibreTrend. Very soon we’ll start seeing a new computer from LibreTrend with the Ubuntu MATE OS as an option.
A Debian-based Linux distro illume OS 3 available for 64-bit only. On July 4, illume OS 3 Linux distribution officially has been released, and the immediate availability for download based on Debian GNU/Linux 8.1 (Jessie) operating system.
Bugfix Release and not the final version to be used in Kubuntu. The KDE community announced through Google+ Plus, about a new version of KDE Plasma 5.3.2, in the upcoming Kubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), and it’s now available for testing.
Biggest changes in the first Release Candidate (RC) for Kodi 15.0 so far. Kodi (previously named XBMC) is a free and open-source media player software developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. Kodi 15.0 RC1 Isengard version is a “clean-up” edition, is now available for download.
Upgrade the Ubuntu OSes and its derivatives in order to fix the problem. Canonical has revealed the Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2657-1 details about an unattended-upgrades vulnerability that has been identified and fixed in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
Many internal improvements and bugfixes. The release of OpenMediaVault version 2.1 (Stone burner) by the Volker Theile, project leader of the Debian-based OpenMediaVault NAS (Network-attached Storage) distribution, and it’s immediate availability for download.
The first Beta version is now available for download and testing. Simplicity Linux, development team has announced the release of the first Beta version of Simplicity Linux 15.7. It is based on the fantastic LXPup and uses LXDE as its desktop.
The Kernel Gets a Patch for Dell Airplane Mode Switch. The Linux kernel brings a update in order to fixes and cleanups a problem specially for Dell, Asus laptops and Toshiba drivers as well as to use the airplane mode switch.