Ubuntu Software Centre 5.0 Designs Hint At Great Things to Come…

The Canonical design team are currently hard at work designing, testing, evaluating new layouts for the Ubuntu Software Centre version 5.0.

Their work so far has resulted in three highly impressive mock-ups of Ubuntu Software Store interfaces heavily featuring an aggregated set of features that are par-the-course for Application Stores across various platforms.

This Ubuntu One Concept hides some neat ideas under option overload

As far as Ubuntu One has come over the last year there are things people think it could – or should – do better.

I’m not sure that the ‘everything bar the kitchen sink’ approach, as ~usrnametaken proposes in his mock-up below, is entirely the right approach – but I can admit to running out of fingers counting options I see in the mock-up that I’d love to find available in the Ubuntu One Dashboard – particularly the inspired ‘Ubuntu One Backup Service’.

LibreOffice Ribbon UI mock-up

Microsoft Office has it, OpenOffice may/will/should/was getting something similar – but what about its’ fork LibreOffice?

LibreOffice user by ~usrnametaken has mocked-up what it might look like, should LibreOffice ever go down the ribbon route.

Just give me my damn horoscope, Ubuntu

I’m addicted to reading my horoscope everyday. For real. Call me gullible or call me cool but it’s something I’ve grown up doing and I’m too lazy to bother stop doing so now. But why do I have to get my astrological fix by running an OS X dashboard widget in Ubuntu?