Gutsy Gibbon Tribe 4, which will in time become Ubuntu 7.10 has been released.
"There's been a lot of interest lately in Ubuntu's initiative to produce an embedded version of its Linux distribution for mobile devices. Initially the consensus was that it would be x86 only, effectively ruling out any chance of it working on the Nokia tablets but pieces of information dotted about the Internet may imply otherwise."
Acer Inc. did not install the Ubuntu Linux distribution on a batch of Aspire notebooks for sale in Singapore, but the company is installing a different version of the open-source operating system on some notebooks, local dealers said.
The Ubuntu US Teams Mentoring Project is working hard to get an approved Local Community (LoCo) Team in every state by the end of 2007. At the beginning of the year, there were only a couple state teams (see the map). Now, 7 months later, there is a LoCo in just about every state, minus a handful.
Ten days into July, Canonical, the company which is best known for the Ubuntu Linux distribution, released the source code for one component of Launchpad - a system that serves as a single repository for revision control.
"During a brief Q&A session after Mark Shuttleworth's keynote here at Ubuntu Live, an audience member asked the Canonical founder if we'll see more top-tier PC manufacturers offering Ubuntu pre-installed. "Absolutely," Mark said, though he was coy about who exactly his company is talking to. He said he wasn't ready to make any announcements today."
Gutsy Gibbon Tribe 3 is the third alpha release of Ubuntu 7.10, and with this new alpha release comes a whole host of excellent new features. Note: This is still an alpha release. Do not install it on production machines. The final stable version will be released in October 2007.
Gutsy Gibbon Tribe 2, which will in time become Ubuntu 7.10 has just been released for testing.