Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Landed with New Features, Interface Changes [Overview & Screenshots]

ShareTweet For this new Long-Term Support release, major changes have been implemented, not only in Ubuntu, but in its derivatives as well. Trusty will be supported for five years for Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Ubuntu Kylin, while the other flavors using a different desktop environment will be supported as well, if only for three years. These [...]

April 22nd, 2014 by admin

Ubuntu theme v2 – UCCW Skins

ShareTweet Ubuntu theme v2 – UCCW Skins This Ubuntu v2 theme pack contains 12 skins in total. Jelly Bean style clock skin. Beautiful Ubuntu dial with weather info. Header and sub-header skins for each page in the screenshot The black sidebar skin. No special wallpaper needed. But if you want, I can send you the [...]

April 22nd, 2014 by admin

See What’s New In The 14.04 Release Of Lubuntu, Kubuntu And Ubuntu GNOME

ShareTweet All the Ubuntu flavors reached version 14.04 (LTS) today. Below we’ll take a quick look at what’s new in Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME and Kubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). See What’s New In The 14.04 Release Of Lubuntu, Kubuntu And Ubuntu GNOME UbuntuHQ

April 21st, 2014 by admin

Xubuntu 14.04 Available For Download [Video, Screenshots]

ShareTweet Xubuntu 14.04, the Xfce Ubuntu flavor, was released today along with the other Ubuntu flavors. Let’s take a quick look at what’s new. Xubuntu 14.04 Available For Download [Video, Screenshots] UbuntuHQ

April 20th, 2014 by admin

Free Kindle Books: Kindle User Guide to Download Free Books for Kindle on Amazon to Kindle Fire, Touch 3G, Keyboard 3G, DX, iPhone, Free Kindle Reading Apps and Free Kindle Cloud Reader

ShareTweet Free Kindle Books: Kindle User Guide to Download Free Books for Kindle on Amazon to Kindle Fire, Touch 3G, Keyboard 3G, DX, iPhone, Free Kindle Reading Apps and Free Kindle Cloud Reader “New Guide Reveals Method to Download Free Kindle Books on Amazon” List Price: $ 6.99 Price: Find More Best Ubuntu Themes Products

April 19th, 2014 by admin

BackupLoupe 2.5.4

ShareTweet BackupLoupe helps you analyze the time and space used by Apple's Time Machine facility and gives you greater control over the backup process. It can quickly identify the items which take up the most space. Its history feature shows how many versions of an item are available and when they were saved, as well [...]

April 19th, 2014 by admin

[1310041] package ubuntu-docs 13.10.2 failed to install/upgrade

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April 19th, 2014 by admin

Geeksphone’s Revolution to offer Ubuntu Touch

ShareTweet Spanish mobile start-up Geeksphone is reportedly in discussions with Canonical to offer Ubuntu Touch in its new phone, the ‘Revolution’. Featuring a 4.7-inch IPS display, the dual-OS running smartphone was released last month. http://www.muktware.com/2014/03/geeksphones-revolution-offer-ubuntu-touch-report/23160 Ubuntu-News – Your one stop for news about Ubuntu

April 18th, 2014 by admin

Yarock – Modern Music Player

ShareTweet Sponsored Link Yarock is Qt4 Modern Music Player designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser based on cover art.Yarock is written in C++ using Qt and Phonon multimedia framework, only for linux platform. Feel free to download, test it and tell me what you think about it. (…)Read the rest of [...]

April 17th, 2014 by admin

Operating Systems – Linux or Windows? Long Live UBUNTU!

ShareTweet As I’m writing these words, a major computer wholesaler has decided to ship some of its new models with Linux Operating System. They have selected UBUNTU’s 7.04 “Feisty Fawn” distribution of Linux. (Windows have OS releases or versions like XP or Vista; Linux has “distributions” like Fedora, Redhat, Ubuntu and many others.) Go Linux! [...]

April 17th, 2014 by admin

[1301468] Several help topics refer to non-existent Nautilus gear button

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April 16th, 2014 by admin

[1301487] Erroneously two “options” words in sharing-bluetooth.page:39

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April 15th, 2014 by admin

The Ubuntu Desktop Beginner’s Guide – Second Edition (Computer Beginner’s Guides)

ShareTweet The Ubuntu Desktop Beginner’s Guide – Second Edition (Computer Beginner’s Guides) Want to use Ubuntu without having to learn the command line? Then this is the book for you! THE UBUNTU DESKTOP BEGINNER’S GUIDE will show you how to use the Ubuntu desktop interface and perform common tasks with the operating system. In the [...]

April 15th, 2014 by admin

Ubuntu Gnome gets LTS status

ShareTweet Ubuntu Gnome team was seeking LTS status so that they could offer a longer support to customer and their wish has been fulfilled. http://www.muktware.com/2014/03/ubuntu-gnome-gets-lts-status/23259 Ubuntu-News – Your one stop for news about Ubuntu

April 14th, 2014 by admin

[1303017] a few words are offered, for insertion into help doc

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April 13th, 2014 by admin

Install Plank Lightweight Dock In Linux Mint 15 Ubuntu 13.04

ShareTweet Open Terminal and add these commands one at a time sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/docky sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install plank Follow Me On Faceb… Video from http://www.technicalexplore.com/computers/the-latest-full-features.html This video showing three lightweight Linux distributions with all the capa…

April 13th, 2014 by admin

Nomacs – Free image viewer

ShareTweet Sponsored Link nomacs is a free image viewer for windows, linux, and mac systems, which is licensed under the GNU General Public License v3. nomacs is small, fast and able to handle the most common image formats including RAW images. Additionally it is possible to synchronize multiple viewers. A synchronization of viewers running on [...]

April 12th, 2014 by admin

THIS 1.4.1b

ShareTweet THIS (This HTML Is Simple) is a content management system with blog capabilities. It features HTML templates, themes, and an extensible database design, with an emphasis on code/data separation, but it has many odd features and requires much manual maintenence. Release Notes: With this release, the code is architecturally complete. That is, the core [...]

April 11th, 2014 by admin

WattOSR5 Light Weight Ubuntu/Debian Linux OS – Impressive Indeed.

ShareTweet Ron Ropp has announced the release of wattOS R5, a lightweight, Ubuntu-based distribution featuring a clean and simple user interface in a customised LXDE de… Video Rating: 5 / 5 install geany Homepage: http://www.geany.org supported: http://www.geany.org/Main/AllFiletypes Description: A fast and lightweight IDE Geany is a small and l…

April 10th, 2014 by admin

[1305202] workplace switcher not active by default, contradicting doc

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April 10th, 2014 by admin

Install GNOME Do app launcher in Ubuntu 13.10

ShareTweet Here’s how you can install the GNOME Do application launcher in Ubuntu 13.10. You can search for items, and also specify actions to perform on your search results. http://www.itworld.com/software/410332/install-gnome-do-app-launcher-ubuntu-1310 Ubuntu-News – Your one stop for news about Ubuntu

April 9th, 2014 by admin

JBIG-KIT 2.1

ShareTweet JBIG-KIT implements a highly effective data compression algorithm for bi-level high-resolution images such as fax pages or scanned documents. It provides a portable C library of compression and decompression functions with a documented interface that can easily be included into image or document processing software. In addition, JBIG-KIT provides ready-to-use compression and decompression programs [...]

April 8th, 2014 by admin

Peerflix: Stream Torrents With VLC Or MPlayer Via Command Line

ShareTweet Peerflix is an experimental video streaming BitTorrent client for Node.js. The tool can be used to stream video torrents via command line and play the stream with your favorite video player, such as VLC or MPlayer. http://www.webupd8.org/2014/03/peerflix-stream-torrents-with-vlc-or.html Ubuntu-News – Your one stop for news about Ubuntu

April 6th, 2014 by admin

Instalar, configurar y usar Wine en Ubuntu

ShareTweet Videotutorial para instalar, configurar y usar Wine en Ubuntu. Este programa nos permite emular programas de Windows bajo nuestro sistema Linux. By Linxack. Video Rating: 4 / 5

April 6th, 2014 by admin

Ubuntu Firewall

ShareTweet Ubuntu have its own firewall named ufw [uncomplicated firewall]. ufw is default configuration tool for Ubuntu. By default Ubuntu firewall is disabled. http://scriptedpapers.com/2014/03/19/ubuntu-firewall/ Ubuntu-News – Your one stop for news about Ubuntu

April 5th, 2014 by admin

Ubuntu 14.04 drastically improves gaming on a MacBook

ShareTweet For a couple of years, Valve has been saying that, when properly optimized, games run faster on Linux than on Windows. Granted, the company hyped Linux — most notably, Ubuntu — for quite some time because its upcoming Steam Machine was set to use Linux as its operating system of choice, as Valve tried [...]

April 4th, 2014 by admin

XBMC 13 Beta 3 Ships with New Features [Ubuntu PPA for XBMC 13 & 14]

ShareTweet XMBC is a home theater application which runs in fullscreen, has a beautiful, modern interface, support for pictures, music and video collections and playlists, television and radio. Full article UbuntuHQ

April 3rd, 2014 by admin

VirtualBox 4.3.10 released and ubuntu installation instructions included

ShareTweet Sponsored Link VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General [...]

April 2nd, 2014 by admin

New Ubuntu User: How To Install Themes And Icons In Ubuntu 13.10 Or Older

ShareTweet Install Ubuntu Tweak: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/next sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak Sites: http://www.noobslab.com/ Sites:…

April 1st, 2014 by admin

Video of Unity 8 showcasing Mir’s capabilities released

ShareTweet A video was released showcasing Unity 8’s capabilities with Mir’s Display compositor. The developer shows how applications and multi tasking might be handled on Unity 8 with Mir. Check out the video by Ubuntu developer Daniel d’Andrada http://www.muktware.com/2014/03/video-unity-8-showcasing-mirs-capabilities-released/23415 Ubuntu-News – Your one stop for news about Ubuntu

April 1st, 2014 by admin

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