More posts about “lucid”

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16 things that could be improved in Ubuntu 10.04

By Benjamin Humphrey, Ubuntu Manual Team leader. UPDATE: I’ve added in “Fixed!” where things are fixed, and “Probably won’t be changed” where it’s more than likely nothing will be changed. In this post I’m going […]

10 March 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04 Gets New Logout Dialogues

Did you ever get annoyed by the restart/logout/shutdown countdown timers that presented themselves in previous Ubuntu releases? They looked like this: – They were lacking in information – particularly for newer users who might not […]

10 March 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04 Live CD Installer gets a slick new look

The Ubuntu 10.04 Live CD has ditched the boring ‘black on white text’ menu approach and instead delivers up a GUI menu. Whilst we’re still 2 months away from the final installer design, here’s a […]

9 March 2010
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Easy GUI Window Button Switcher for Lucid (and Karmic) users

I do envision a time when the Window Button Controversy™ has been resolved and i can stop posting endless articles about it. Alas, that time is not yet. To smooth things over OMG! Ubuntu! reader […]

9 March 2010
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Applications in Ubuntu 10.04 Messaging Menu get Renamed

The Messaging Menu applet in Ubuntu 10.04 now refers to the default applications contained within using descriptive titles divided in sections rather than the application name. It’s believed that retitled the menu entries will better […]

6 March 2010
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6 little thing in Ubuntu 10.04 that I love

1. Drag n’ Click You can now click and move a window from anywhere in the top part – both the metacity and the space next to the menu-bar are dragable. 2. Software Centre’s navigation […]

5 March 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04 "light" Themes Released [Download]

The Ubuntu 10.04 ‘light’ themes will be landing in Lucid updates in a few short hours but we’ve queue jumped the process to nab a sneaky peak. Do bear in mind that these are the […]

4 March 2010
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Little Things That Matter: Rhythmbox Indicator Applet

The Rhythmbox indicator applet in Ubuntu 10.04 gained ‘now playing’ information in an update earlier today. As I waxed so lyrical about in my previous ‘Little things that matter’ post on the MessagingMenu in Lucid […]

4 March 2010
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New Ubuntu Plymouth Theme Lands in Lucid

It’s non-stop today. In the last 30mins the shiny new Plymouth theme – revealed only yesterday – has landed in Ubuntu Alpha 3. More interesting to see will be the new look login window, which […]

4 March 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04 Default Wallpaper Revealed

The default wallpaper for Ubuntu 10.04 has been revealed: – Click to view it full sized. If you’re wondering why it’s named warty-final-ubuntu.png, the developers explain: – The wallpaper is named warty-final-ubuntu because we realised […]

4 March 2010
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Worried Ubuntu 10.04 will have left-hand side controls? You needn’t be

Dustin Kirkland posted some more screenshots of the forthcoming Ubuntu themes and they show the window controls back where most users feel they belong – the right-hand side. Panic alleviated. Picture credit: http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2010/03/ubuntus-new-themes-and-byobu.html

4 March 2010
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Empathy Gets New Default theme for Ubuntu 10.04 (And it looks familiar…)

It’s the IM client everyone loves to hate but for all its perceived shortcomings Empathy remains a perfectly usable and roundly featured application – hence why it’s default! For Ubuntu 10.04 Empathy gains a new […]

3 March 2010