Articles Tagged karmic

The best advert for Ubuntu you probably never saw

OMG! reader Sebastian stopped by the OMG! Mailbox to drop off a link to this immensely impressive Dell/Ubuntu promotional video that, curiously, I – nor anyone I showed this to prior to posting – had […]

22 July 2010
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Is Karmic Koala Ubuntu’s Vista?

To answer the title: no it’s not, but since the release of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala only one week ago the blog-o-sphere, forums and opinion-pieces on various sites have been ringing loud with hate, disappointment […]

5 November 2009
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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Now Available To Download

It’s been several months in the making but today finally see’s the official release of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala! Sloooooooow Day Ahead If you’re intending to upgrade from Jaunty to Karmic via Update Manager be […]

29 October 2009
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10 Useful Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

You’ve installed Ubuntu 9.10, now what? Here are my top 10 tips for getting a fresh install feeling your own… 1. Install Codecs, flash, Microsoft Fonts and DVD playback stuff Ubuntu cannot, for legal reasons,ship with […]

29 October 2009
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A Guided Tour Of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

It’s set to be the biggest and best release of Ubuntu so far and it impresses right from the get-go with an impressive installer, fast boot times, new artwork and a whole lot more. Meet […]

24 October 2009
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Karmic Release Candidate Now Available To Download

The first – and hopefully only! – Release Candidate of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala is released today, the 22nd of October. A release candidate is the final official “testing” version, and comes with potential to […]

22 October 2009
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Official Karmic Koala CD’s Are Awfully Pretty…

Perhaps the nicest looking official CD so far… ? (This also confirms that the default wallpaper in the beta and alpha’s -is- indeed the default for the final release! ) Get A Copy! If you […]

21 October 2009
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ShipIt Now Taking Orders For Karmic Koala CD’s.

ShipIt are now taking pre-orders for free CD’s of Ubuntu 9.10. ShipIt send copies of Ubuntu for free all around the world – you merely need to request one! It is important to note that […]

17 October 2009
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UbuntuOne Gets A (Rubbish) New Icon

UbuntuOne – Ubuntu’s cloud storage service – has been given a new icon in the latest Karmic updates. The new icon is, presumably, to better integrate UbuntuOne into the new Karmic Panel Icon style. I […]

13 October 2009
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Karmic GDM Gets New Glowy Icons

Karmic’s GDM received some small updates today that brought with them a new HumanLoginIcon set full of beautiful glowing icons – much more akin to the mock-up than the previous humanity icons used in it’s […]

7 October 2009
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Remove The 60sec Shutdown/Reboot Timer In Karmic Koala

Want to get rid of the ‘60 Seconds Until Shutdown/Reboot/Logout’ countdown? Blog reader knorre handily posted the how-to in a comment, which I’m re-posting here so it’s not overlooked!  Simply open a terminal and: – […]

5 October 2009
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Karmic Allows One Click Installation Of New Fonts

Installing fonts in Ubuntu Karmic has been made so super easy you might just die of "about-time" shock. It’s all thanks to Gnome 2.28 that Karmic comes packed with. Double-clicking on font gives you this: […]

1 October 2009