More articles by “Akshat Jain”

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Which game should get multitouch support first?

The Ubuntu Multitouch Development team has called for feedback on which games must be focused to add multitouch capabilities in this cycle. Here is your chance to vote for your favourite game.

25 November 2010
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Ubuntu to become a rolling release distro?

The register are reporting that Mark Shuttleworth has hinted that the development cycle for Ubuntu releases could become a lot quicker than 6 months...

24 November 2010
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Rethinking video editing with Novacut

In this guest post, Jason DeRose of Novacut team explains about the design focus for their upcoming video editor.

22 November 2010
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Linux to gain significant speed boost thanks to small kernel patch

Linux has always been the champion in terms of speed, maybe that is why it powers 90% of the world's supercomputers. The speed is mostly seen on servers rather than desktops, but a new a patch has appeared that brings a huge speed boost to the desktops.

17 November 2010
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System76 launch 17.3″ Bonobo Professional laptop

Everyone's favourite Ubuntu computer builders System76 have just made available the long awaited 17.3" Bonobo Professional laptop.

16 November 2010
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How to install vanilla GNOME 3 in Maverick

If you ever wanted to test GNOME 3 there was ricotz's PPA but Maverick users don't get love since it is now only available for Natty. But fear not, since the Ubuntu Desktop team have have set up another PPA to give Maverick users some upstreamy love.

11 November 2010
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Linux Mint: No to Unity, no to Gnome-Shell

When Mark Shuttleworth announced that future versions of Ubuntu will use Unity by default on the desktop many users of Linux Mint, a highly polished Ubuntu-derived distribution, were left wondering what it would use.

9 November 2010
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Adafruit offers $2000 bounty for open source Microsoft Kinect drivers

DIY hardware company Adafruit has announced it will give a prize of $2000 to the first person who is able to write a open source and well documented driver for Microsoft's Kinect.

5 November 2010
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Unity to embrace Wayland Display Server

Mark Shuttleworth announced on his blog today that Unity will be embracing the X Window System replacement Wayland, the OpenGL based display management system. And yes, this is very important news.

5 November 2010
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Ubuntu Software Center ratings and reviews to come by Christmas

As if it were a Christmas gift to all Ubuntu users, it has been announced at UDS that a development version of the Ubuntu Software Center with a 'Ratings and Reviews' feature will arrive before December 25th.

29 October 2010
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Father of Social Networking worms comes to Linux and Mac OS X via Java

A new variant of Social Network worm Koobface has been discovered that affects Linux and Mac OS X via outdated version of Java.

29 October 2010
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Gwibber to gain Unity Quicklists, Geolocation Integration and more

What's the best thing since slice bread?

26 October 2010