More posts about “lucid”

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Ubuntu 10.04 Installation Slideshow Gets Updated

We’ve blogged previously about the new-look installation slideshow (designed by Dylan McCall, Michael Forrest and Otto Greenslade) that will greet all users installing of Ubuntu 10.04 — but today finally saw it get pushed into […]

24 March 2010
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How to remove social network features from Lucid but keep the sound applet

Installed Lucid and now want rid of the social media integration stuff from the top panel but don’t want to lose the sound applet? Reader Enekk dropped the following quick solution into my e-mail inbox: […]

21 March 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04 Beta postponed until tomorrow evening

The first beta of the Ubuntu 10.04 development cycle has been postponed until tomorrow. In a message to the dev mailing list earlier this evening Steve Langasek states this the reason as: – Owing to […]

18 March 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1 Due Today

The first of two beta releases in the Ubuntu 10.04 development cycle is due to be released later today. Unlike previous Alpha releases no major new features or changes will be introduced at this stage […]

18 March 2010
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Little things that matter: Renaming Suspend

When heading for the ‘Suspend’ in 10.04 you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find that it’s been renamed to sleep. A little change but in the past even I have had to think about whether ‘Suspend’ […]

17 March 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04 Reads File Sizes Differently

A change in the unit reading policy of file sizes in Ubuntu 10.04 is causing some confusion amongst early adopters. Previously Ubuntu showed 1MB as 1024 (1 MiB). Now it displays 1MB to be 1000kB. […]

17 March 2010
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Mark Shuttleworth responds to the window button issue; hints at good things to come

The repositioning of window button controls in Ubuntu 10.04 has undoubtedly been one of the most ‘controversial’ decisions taken by the OS team period. They change can seem both trivial – they are just window […]

16 March 2010
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Ubuntu forgets to add new system sounds for Lucid…

Ubuntu many be getting a visual refresh for 10.04 but don’t expect an audible one as well. The system sound theme will likely be staying the same — and not on purpose! A commenter on […]

15 March 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04 Icons Re-Coloured Purple

With the familiar brown tones of Ubuntu of yore being replaced with vibrant purple hues in the recent re-branding, the ‘purplification‘ of the default icon set had to occur sooner or later. Well, some icons […]

14 March 2010
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Lucid Sound Applet Gets Improved

One of Benjamin Humphrey’s “16 things to improve in Ubuntu 10.04” concerned Lucid’s new-look sound applet – a small, square, inconsistent little box. Some of his gripes were: – The slider is too short and […]

13 March 2010
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Preview the new Installation slides for Ubuntu 10.04

The proposed slides for inclusion in the Ubuntu 10.04 installer have been made available to preview on line. The slides, which play during installation of Ubuntu, have been redesigned to fit in with the new […]

11 March 2010
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Ubuntu Software Centre Gets Brand New Look for Lucid; Paid software to feature soon?

The Ubuntu Software Centre in Ubuntu 10.04 got a new look store front today, trading its old colourful drapes for elegant whites and greys. Note: Clicking on the pictures below will take you a full-sized […]

11 March 2010