It integrates web-based music players with the Ubuntu desktop and in its next release Nuvola music player is set to get even better. From new extensions and music services, to nifty features that make using it more enjoyable, here are our pick of the top 5 new features currently available to try in the most recent beta release.
Firefox 15 landed in Ubuntu 12.10 yesterday. brining with it a new native PDF viewer. PDF.js, to give the plugin its official name, lets you read PDF files - either online or local - inside your browser using nothing more than standard web technologies.
The third alpha release in the Ubuntu 12.10 development cycle has been made available for download. Various user-visible changes are present, including a new Session Menu, refined Software Updater and 3rd party driver installer.
Join us this Today at 1800 UTC for Ubuntu on Air Last cycle we decided to just hang out after a release, and we had such a good time and learned so much from our […]
Do you think Microsoft's bet on Windows 8 will pay off? Valve's Gabe Newell doesn't - even going as far as to call the OS a 'catastrophe for everyone in the PC space'. Newell - a former Microsoft employee - shared his thoughts on the controversial OS as part of a question on gaming on Linux.
A third-party developer has taken the code for Ubuntu TV and added some changes of his own. The results are pretty stunning.
The latest stable release of VLC is on its way to the Ubuntu Software Center, meaning you won't need to add unstable PPAs to be up-to-date. But before the 'stable release update' arrives, Ubuntu developer Benjamin Drung would like some plucky readers with the Precise-Proposed Repository enabled to test it.
Kubuntu is likely to retain its name, the lead developer Jonathan Riddell has said at UDS. It had been rumoured that legal issues with ownership of the trademark would force Kubuntu and its new financial […]
More information on the newly revealed Ubuntu TV has been made available online by Canonical. Alongside a new mini-site to promote the OS to device manufactures, a short video showing off the UI of the entertainment-orientated OS spin in action has been put online.
Ubuntu TV has been unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, after Jane Silber announced Canonical would have something to show last week. The interface will look very familiar for Unity users, as it appears to simply be an Ubuntu installation running with some custom Unity lenses for browsing movies, TV Shows, music, watching YouTube, and more.
Banshee will be replaced by Rhythmbox for Ubuntu 12.04. The news was confirmed during the wrap-up session of the Ubuntu Developer Summit.
Kernel.org has been compromised by an intruder gaining root access to parts of their infrastructure which hosts the kernel source code. A number of servers have been accessed, apparently via compromised user credentials. The intruder installed several rootkits and monitored user activity. The intrusion went unnoticed for almost a month until the kernel.org staff discovered it on August 28th. The staff reassured the community in a blog post on kernel.org, stating that the actual repositories themselves are unaffected.