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“Where is it?” – Ubuntu 10.10 Software Centre now tells you where to find your newly installed app

It is often the little things that have the greatest impact and, as such, consider me thrilled to finally see the ‘Where is it?’ featureimplementedinto the Ubuntu Software Centre/Center for Ubuntu 10.10. What is it? […]

26 August 2010
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Meerkat’s Software Centre gets a background…

Don’t ever say we no longer keep you up-to-date with the trivial: The Ubuntu Software Centre in Ubuntu 10.10 now has a background! Look nice, non? The background is also displayed when viewing more information […]

24 August 2010

Ubuntu 11.04 named ‘Natty Narwhal’, aims to impress

The name of Mavericks successor in the alliterative naming stakes has been revealed by Mark Shuttleworth to be ‘Natty Narwhal’. No, really it is. Our self-appointed benevolent dictator for life has posted a fluid reasoning […]

17 August 2010
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New Ubuntu Light themes land in Maverick

Just a quick heads up to Maverick testers and early adopters – the new-look Ubuntu Light themes are due to land in Ubuntu 10.10 any second. You need only run an update to receive them. […]

12 August 2010
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Bringing fun back to the desktop with… OMG! (the app)

Ohso wants to create fun, unique apps. Jorge linked me up with this idea. I quote from the blog post: I think it would be fun to add an achievement system to the Ubuntu Desktop, like is […]

10 August 2010
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Open-Source flash alternative LightSpark final released

Lightspark 0.4.3 final has been released, coming a mere two days after the first release candidate. In the official announcement the developers state that “A couple of interesting features as been added since the RC […]

10 August 2010
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Confirmed: that was, indeed, the new Ubuntu Light theme

Canonical design team member Otto Greenslade has confirmed that the new Ubuntu Light theme we showed you yesterday is indeed the real deal. Speaking on the Canonical design blog he details some of the more […]

9 August 2010
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Ubuntu have “no plans to fork GNOME”

Ubuntu community manager Jono Bacon, in an interview with Austrian newsite derStandard.at, has reiterated that a fork of GNOME is not on the cards. Asked whether Ubuntu’s continuing additions, removals and tweaks to the stock GNOME environment could […]

9 August 2010
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Ubuntu 10.10 Light themes new look

The default Ubuntu light themes are getting a bit of a spruce in time for Ubuntu 10.10 – but how far a spruce will it go? Since we first posted this article it has been […]

8 August 2010
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Redesigned Installer lands in Maverick

The first drop of the newly redesigned Ubiquity installer for Ubuntu 10.10 has landed in Maverick. We have previously blogged about the changes proposed for the Maverick installer but this is the first time that the new […]

7 August 2010
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A handful of Unity updates…

Ubuntu’s new netbook interface ‘Unity’ received a batch of big updates 2 days ago but, due to wrestling with the beasts known as Ralink chipsets, i’ve only just managed to update. What was added, what’s new […]

4 August 2010
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Firefox to remain default browser in Ubuntu Netbook 10.10

The Ubuntu desktop team have decided to stick with Firefox as default web browser in Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10. During the Ubuntu Developer Summit earlier this year moves were made on staging Chromium as default […]

3 August 2010