For those with multi-touch capable hardware like Dell’s XT2 tablet, the Apple Magic TrackPad, or 3M/N-Trig hardware, there’s good news if you are an Ubuntu user as Ubuntu 10.10 is set to ship with multi-touch support by default. However, the Ubuntu 10.10 multi-touch support isn’t based on the recent port to Linux of the Synaptics
TestDrive is a project that makes it very easy to download and run the latest daily Ubuntu development snapshot in a virtual machine. Actually, it can be configured to download and run any URL-access ISO in a virtual machine. But the primary goal is to provide a very simple method for allowing non-technical Ubuntu users […]
Announced a time ago by Clem that Linux Mint 10 will be released in November this year under the codename “Julia”. Linux Mint 10 will be based on the upcoming Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat”, Origins: Gens Julia was one of the most ancient Patrician families at Ancient Rome, and the gens of the famous Gaius […]
Puppy Linux 5.1, code-name ‘Lucid’ as it is binary-compatible with Ubuntu Lucid Lynx packages, has been released. The announcement and release notes say that because of the Ubuntu binary files, the development time to produce program packages that are tested and configured for Lucid Puppy is extremely short. The Puppy Linux 5.1 now offers more […]
Announced today the release of Shutter 0.86.3, this new version adds support for Ubuntu One, comes with new humanity icons (ubuntu-mono-dark and ubuntu-mono-light) and fixed many bugs. “Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, tooltip, menu, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects […]
Finally announced during the annual Debian Developer Conference “Debconf10″ in New York that Debian Squeeze has now been frozen. In consequence this means that no more new features will be added and all work will now be concentrated on polishing Debian Squeeze to achieve the quality Debian stable releases are known for.