More posts about “maverick”

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New Ubuntu font lands in Maverick for all users

The new Ubuntu font that Canonical commissioned typeface designers Dalton Maag to develop for the Ubuntu operating system has landed in Ubuntu 10.10 for all users.

28 September 2010
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Latest OpenShot makes it into Maverick

The newly released OpenShot 1.2.2 will be available for users of Ubuntu 10.10 to install, thanks the the approval of a ‘freeze exception request’ by Ubuntu.  The news is both good and bad – whilst […]

25 September 2010
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Suggest applications for Danny Piccirillo’s Maverick post-install guide

Just under six months ago we shared an awesome Ubuntu 10.04 post-install guide by Danny Piccirillo. Danny emailed me yesterday to let me know he's working on a similar guide for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, and he's recently blogged about it - asking for submissions of your favourite applications for inclusion.

25 September 2010
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‘Sent from Ubuntu’ Evolution signature turned off

The addition of a ‘sent from Ubuntu’ signature on mail sent from Ubuntu’s default mail client Evolution in Ubuntu 10.10 has been nixed, with Ubuntu’s Rick Spencer ensuring that the text is switched off by default […]

20 September 2010
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Uniteee: 7 days with Ubuntu Unity on a 7” screen

If you’re not already aware of Ubuntu 10.10’s new netbook interface, called ‘Unity’, then I would sincerely ask you to point to the rock under which you have been living. The sexy, stylish and visually […]

17 September 2010
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Nvidia graphics laggy in Maverick? Try this

Nvidia using Ubuntu 10.10 adopters suffering from performance regressions in which some applications are slow to 'redraw' and text rendering is laggy, may wish to try one of the two following solutions.

16 September 2010
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New font still on course for Ubuntu 10.10

Everyone is hoping to see the elegant new Ubuntu font in use on their desktops come October and, according to the font's lead designer Bruno , everything is still on course for the font to ship with Ubuntu 10.10.

16 September 2010
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Ubuntu 10.10’s new installer slideshow oozes class

They say first impressions count and Maverick has certainly taken that to heed with its redesigned slideshow to play during installation. Do note that many of the images/text in these slides are still place holders, […]

15 September 2010
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Ubuntu 10.10 Sound applet buttons now respect your theme

If you were irked by previous iterations of the Ubuntu 10.10 sound menu having self-consistent buttons then prick your ears up and prepare to breath a sight of relief: the buttons within the menu now […]

15 September 2010
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Ubuntu 10.10’s Free Culture showcase selections

The selected video and audio tracks for this cycles Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase initiative have been uploaded to  Maverick. Goce Mitevski’s impressive ‘how fast does your pc boot’ video wowed us when it was first submitted to the […]

14 September 2010
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‘Software Sources’ accessible from the Software Centre in 10.10

Small thing but very much worth being aware of – ‘Software Sources’ – a small tool for managing and controlling your enabled/disabled repositories – is no longer accessible from the System > Administration menu in Ubuntu 10.10. […]

14 September 2010
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Ubuntu 10.10 countdown banners available to use

The official Ubuntu 10.10 countdown banners – as chosen earlier this month – are now available to use, download, embed etc. Speaking on the Ubuntu-art mailing list Matthew Nuzum said: – “Add them to your […]

14 September 2010