Articles Tagged elementary

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Contractor brings seamless file sharing between apps to the Linux desktop

Contractor is new 'sharing service' developed by Allen Lowe for the elementary project. It allows applications to push data and/or files to other applications without the applications needing to be hard-coded to do so. Think of it as a middle man that relieves both applications of having to work with each other - they just need to work with Contractor.

14 March 2011
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Postler – elementary’s e-mail application released

The first release of the long awaited e-mail client from the elementary project is now available.

26 February 2011
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The Emerging Elementary Experience: Plank, Slingshot, Wingpanel

Today saw news of 'Slingshot' - a new application launcher project headed up by the elementary team - leak in to the wild. But just what is it and what does it form part of? Something rather special, it turns out.

2 February 2011
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Wingpanel updates: now less wing, more panel

Anyone pulling the launchpad branch of Wingpanel - the space saving desktop panel - may be in for a surprise...

2 February 2011
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Purple: a new Dictionary app from the elementary project

I doubt that dictionaries are on the top of most peoples 'must have app' lists but the release of the elementary projects lush looking lexicon may just change that...

24 January 2011
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Awesome Elementary GNOME-Shell theme

GNOME-Shell or Unity: whichever desktop shell you choose chances are your favourite GTK+ theme will need to update to take advantage of the new features and elements offered by both. The following GNOME Shell by deviant artist ~half-left should placate the brooding elementary fans amongst you worried about the switch to Shell.

16 January 2011
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Elementary OS ‘Jupiter’ now available to pre-order

The first release of elementary OS – a new Ubuntu-based operating from the elementary-project – has been made available for pre-order ahead of its March release date.

11 January 2011
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Postler and Dexter Messaging Menu integration mock-up

The elementary project’s stable of experiments waxes and wanes with real buoyancy. Recent additions that have floated to the fore include the refined e-mail client Postler and slick contacts app Dexter.

6 January 2011
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elementary-borderless theme is a simple yet striking change

Sometimes the smallest of changes can make the biggest difference.

5 January 2011
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Wingpanel – elementary’s slick new space-saving panel project

Wingpanel is a new 'space-saving top panel' created by, you've guessed it, the elementary team.

19 December 2010

Install elementary’s music player Rhythm-e in Ubuntu 10.10 [PPA or .deb]

Long to try out the elementary projects revamped revision of Rythmbox? If you're not keen on building from source to test things out there is now a PPA, courtesy of hadret, and .debs files for easy installation.

19 December 2010
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Meet Dexter – elementary’s new address book app

Keep your contacts in check with Dexter - a new address book application from the elementary project.

4 December 2010