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- The origins of the shirts
- Ubuntu's history
- And some thoughts on 22.04
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0:00 Cold Open
1:30 The Origin of the Shirts
6:43 Lubuntu's in the Backporting Biz
9:45 Ubuntu's History
1:39:43 A Couple Thoughts on Ubuntu
1:48:13 A New Distro, and a Thanks!
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Ubuntu The Saga
Some fast links:
There are way too many links to get them all!
We gathered a great deal from the official Ubuntu Blog
- The Inception
- Bug #1
- October 20, 2004 Warty Warthog 4.10 was the first release.
- Shipit came about the same time
- Hoary Hedgehog, 5.04, is released adding KDE and the Kubuntu flavor.
- Ubuntu Foundation is Created
- Warty's 18 months are up
- Dapper Drake, 6.06, is released. To date the only release that was late. Also, Xubuntu joined the family with the Xfce desktop.
- Scott James Remnant dubbed it the Late To Ship release
- Edgy Eft, 6.10 is released, now with more Upstart
- Launch Pad 1.0 Beta released
- Dell offers Ubuntu 7.04 on select devices in the US
- first release of Ubuntu Studio
- Gutsy Gibbon, 7.10 Desktop, is released. Mythubuntu and Gobuntu appear here.
- Launchpad is released
- System76 joined the fray
- Landscape, system management and monitoring tools for Ubuntu, launches
- Hardy Heron, 8.04 LTS, released for Desktop. Wubi is also released.
- Gobuntu has been made redundant
- Launchpad 2.0 released
- Canonical open sources Launchpad
- Karmic Koala, 9.10, is relased and so is Ubuntu One
- Lucid Lynx, 10.04, released and the first hints of Lubuntu, though not official yet.
- Unity announced
- Ubuntu and Canonical sites get a facelift. See it here
- Canonical announces Ubuntu Advantage
- Unity shows lots of improvement, but it's NOT A DOCK! (See it in action)
- Quitter talk - Blog post
- Shipit comes to an end
- Oneiric Ocelot, 11.10, is released. and Lubuntu becomes official.
- The HUD is introduced.
- Precise Pangolin, 12.04, is released. Includes the Heads Up Display
- Favorable reviews of Ubuntu as a whole, but also Unity
- The traditional installer/live CD is dead.
- Ubuntu comes to the phone
- Raring Ringtail, 13.04, is released.
- Ubuntu Edge Announced.
- Edge fails to meet its goal
- Ubuntu Kylin hits 1.3m downloads
- Ubuntu One's file services are being shut down
- Ubuntu Mate Remix is announced
- Mark Shuttleworth announces "Snappy Ubuntu"
- The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition is available
- "Snappy Ubuntu Core" on Raspberry Pi 2
- Vivid Vervet 15.04, is released.
- Ubuntu MATE, nearly called Mubuntu, gets its first "official flavor" release
- Snapcraft is announced and Snappy Apps are being called Snaps now
- ZFS is coming to Ubuntu
- Acknowledgement that Snaps don't quite look right a lot of times.
- Mark Shuttleworth announces that Ubuntu's Unity experiement has failed and Gnome, not Unity8 will be the default session in Ubuntu 18.04. This also marks the end of Ubuntu Phone.
- The next day, however, Marius Gripsgard of UBPorts stepped up to take the reins.
- Zesty Zappus, 17.04, is released. and with it Ubuntu Budgie becomes an official flavor.
- Ubuntu 16.04 shows up in the Windows Store, for the Windows Subsystem for Linux.
- Canonical joins the Gnome Foundation Advisory Board ahead of the 18.04 release.
- Bionic Beaver, 18.04, is released. and Gnome is the default DE again.
- Bryan Quigley, looks to drop 32-bit hardware support
- Cosmic Cuttlefish, 18.10, is released.
- 32-bit support is now in consideration to be removed, so upgrades from 18.04 are forbidden on 32-bit installs.
- Lubuntu Switches to LXQt from LXDE
- Mir 1.0 is released
- Disco Dingo, 19.04, is released. No more 32bit isos, long live 32bit.
- Ubuntu for WSL2
- i386 architecture, or rather 32-bit support, will be dropped
- i386 architecture will not be dropped
- Eoan Ermine 19.10, is released.
- Experimental ZFS support on installation is available
- Chromium is snap-only
- Rocco Interviews Mark Shuttleworth on Linux Spotlight
- Ubuntu in Pop Culture
- Focal Fossa, 20.04, is released.
- Hardware enablement is on by default on the desktop.
- The Snap Store tags in for Ubuntu Software
- Groovy Gorilla 20.10, is released.
- Snaps get faster
- Another lurch forward for snap theming.
- The Ubuntu installer is being rewritten in Flutter.
- Impish Indri, 21.10, is released.
- Firefox follows Chromium and switches from a deb to a snap - Only for main Ubuntu, not the flavors... yet.
- Ubuntu gets their shiny new logo
- Jammy Jellyfish, 22.04, is released.
- Better Active Directory integration
- Flavors follow main Ubuntu and switch to the snap of Firefox.
- A big push to improve Firefox snap performance
- The push to improve Firefox continues
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