PPASEARCH is a nice tool that search launchpad PPAs via command line and add them to Ubuntu repositories, it is available for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx and Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat. The use of PPAsearch is easy, just open terminal and type ppasearch <application name> .
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 […]
GCstar is a free open source application for managing your collections. Detailed information on each item can be automatically retrieved from the internet and you can store additional data, such as the location or who you’ve lent it to. You may also search and filter your collection by many criteria.
Finaly after many years of keeping the same look , Ubuntu got a new fresh look. In Ubuntu wiki they explained that the new style is inspired by the idea of “Light” ” Light because it denotes both warmth and clarity, and intrigued by the idea that “light” is a good value in software. Good […]
Sorbet is another proposed theme for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid. Ubuntu derived theme with subtle gradients and lighter colors based on a loose interpretation of the new look of Ubuntu’s Single Sign On. Metacity buttons based on the phenomenal Homosapien theme.
Warmth is another proposed theme for Ubuntu 10.04 lucid Lynx. Warmth uses a blend of light and dark colors to draw the eye to the content of applications. The toolbars and menubars are dark, while the body of the application is light. Also, the lower contrast on the toolbars and menubars make the text and […]
X-IVi is another proposed theme for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. X-IVi is a obvious name for two reasons: 1. The base-theme was “Ivi” (Thank to “nale12″). 2. X-IV means 10.4 (Lucid) and the simple “i” means Design (iPod, iMac, …), but don’t care really about the “i”.
The default search engine in Firefox for Lucid will be changing from Google to Yahoo!. Rick Spencer from Canonical, who posted the announcement earlier today on the Ubuntu developer mailing list, assured users that this won’t affect their ability to change search provider should they so wish.