Owners of Apple’s new ‘Magic Trackpad’ device will be pleased to hear that Ubuntu 10.10 has gained support for the device, thanks to the work of Canonicals’ Chase Douglas. Douglas’ work on adding Magic Trackpad […]
Banshee has been postponed from being installed as Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Editions default music player. Deemed to contain too many bugs to make it an acceptable default this cycle, the popular player’s default pinning has […]
Rhythmbox no-longer exits when you press the 'close' button. In Lucid pressing the 'close' window button minimized the main window to the Rhythmbox indicator. With the introduction of the new Sound Menu in Ubuntu 10.10 the last few months have required Maverick users to have Rhythmbox fully open on the desktop (or sat in the panel/dock) all the time.
Countdowns, countdowns everywhere! The winning countdown banners from Ubuntu 10.10's contest have been chosen and there are some beauty's - easily the finest year for countdown banners since, well, ever! Check in for more deets and plenty of pictures.
Given that Ubuntu aims to replace the default mediaplayer on the Ubuntu Netbook Edition with Banshee, Didier Roche has requested that the proud OMG army unleash their unspeakable powers of mass breakage on the newly promoted Banshee 1.7.5 package in Maverick.
Will the new Ubuntu font be landing in Maverick or is it too late? A bug report opened up by Alan Bell lends some discussion to whether we'll see the font commissioned by Dalton Maag grace Ubuntu 10.10 with its presence or not.
We take a look at the proposed installer slideshow for Edubuntu - the official Ubuntu 'spin' targeted for use in learning environments such as schools, universities and preschools.
A reader called Joshua stopped by the OMG! Inbox and asked whether I could post a quick guide to installing Adobe Air on Ubuntu 10.10 64bit. So Joshua - and other early adopters missing their Air fix - here is a quick tutorial.
The very first purchasable application lands in the Ubuntu 10.10 Software Centre. Obligatory screenshots after the break.
Lubuntu will not become an official Ubuntu ‘spin’ this cycle, Julien Lavergne has confirmed on the Lubuntu mailing list. Lubuntu had hoped to gain official status during the Lucid cycle before shifting its goal to Maverick. So why hasn’t it gained the official stamp of Ubuntu? Lubuntu developer Julien suggests some reasons why after the break.
Installing applications from .deb files has changed for the better in Ubuntu, with the Software Centre now taking over the procedure.
Users concerend about the appearance of the current default wallpaper in Ubuntu 10.10 beta may be pleased to hear, from Mark Shuttleworth no less, that a 'revamped' default wallpaper is being made in light of user feedback.