With Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) slated for a Long Term Support later this summer, three variants of the Ubuntu platform: xubuntu , which is Xfce-based; Kubuntu, which is KDE-based; and Edubuntu, which is a Educational ecosystem are also preparing for a LTS release in April this year. Ubuntu Technical Board made this decision after receiving […]
Few days ago was officially released the new Linux 3.2 kernel. The new release includes support for ext4 block sizes bigger than 4KB and up to 1MB, which improve performance with big files; btrfs has been updated with faster scrubbing, automatic backup of critical filesystem metadata and tools for manual inspection of the filesystems; the […]
TV is becoming smart and so is Canonical. Canonical has displayed the Ubuntu TV, prototype unit, at the ongoing mega event of Consumer Electronic Show the CES 2012 in Las Vegas. In the exhibition Canonical demonstrated an optimized version of its Ubuntu Linux OS that will be run on Smart TVs.
Canonicals’ recent blog post on an – exclusive concept design- just days before the start of CES 2012 has set the open source community abuzz, with speculation, if the concept will be that of a tablet or a Smartphone.
Project MyUnity, headed by Fabio Colinelli, has reached version 2 and supports Natty Nawrhwal or Ubuntu 11.04. The latest version comes with a revamped interface and some excellent new features. If you were looking for an independent and small system utility to run Ubuntu tweaks on your system, then you are most likely to find […]
One of the most requested feature by ubuntu users, is the ability to move unity launcher to the bottom, this is become possible with the release of Unity Bottom Launcher (Unity Plugin Rotated) an unoficial compiz plugin that allow you to move the Launcher to the bottom of Ubuntu Desktop (See screenshot bellow).
Linux Mint 12 RC comes with two option of desktop environment: One built with GNOME 3.2 and MGSE and other with GNOME 2.3 and MATE. In this post we will show how to Gnome shell extenstion Mate for LinuxMint in Ubuntu11.10.
Few days ago, AWOKEN ICONSET 2.3 was released, the new verion did bring a full support to Unity-Oneiric icons, improved Gnome-Shell integration, new Icons for Libre Office, added ppa for Oneiric and more. g
With the much-awaited Oneiric Ocelot, Ubuntu 11.10 finally released, the anticipation to install and work with it is quiet palatable in Ubuntu world. True to their community, the Ubuntu developers have integrated the best of open source capabilities with high performance Linux distribution. This release is on schedule following the Natty Narwhal, Ubuntu 11.04, six […]