Articles Tagged natty

The latest new on the next iteration of the Ubuntu desktop.

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Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2 available to download

The second beta release of Ubuntu 11.04 is now available for download.

14 April 2011
Kogan Ubuntu 11.04 laptop: the agora pro

Kogan’s ‘Agora PRO 12″ Laptop’ available with Ubuntu 11.04, ships May

"The folks at Kogan are pretty good when it comes to Linux" said reader Paul when tipping us off to Australian (and UK) technogloy outfit 'Kogans' latest laptop. Available for ordering, but not shipping until late May, the new 'Agora Pro' ultra-portable comes with the latest and greatest version of Ubuntu so far - Ubuntu 11.04 - but is it a fitting shell for an operating system so, well, natty? Kind of.

14 April 2011
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Google Chrome Unstable adds Global Menu support

Where Chromium leads, Chrome surely follows... Following yesterday's news of Chromium Daily adding experimental support for Ubuntu's new Global Menu, Google Chrome Unstable - which is based upon Chromium - has also been updated with support for it.

13 April 2011

Unity’s development visualized in 30 seconds [video]

Ever wondered how much work has gone into Unity this cycle? How about if we showed you an awesome visualization of the Unity branch, sped up into a 30 second video? Ubuntu's very own Jorge Castro made this video of the Unity branch using gource, a tool that allows you to visualize software revision branches hosted with things like bzr and git.

13 April 2011
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Look what we built together, a retrospective on Unity bitesize bugs.

This cycle we started off determined to make it easy for anyone who wanted to contribute to Ubuntu Unity to have no roadblocks in their way. Read on for a breakdown and overview of how well the 'Bitesize bugs' initiative went...

12 April 2011
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Ubuntu Global Menu Support comes to Chromium

The latest Daily Builds of open-source browser Chromium have added in experimental support for Ubuntu 11.04's new Global Menu via the about:flags staging area.

12 April 2011
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Drag and Drop Imageshack uploader for Ubuntu’s Unity Launcher

The Unity Launcher is nifty for many reasons - the way it hides, the way you can drag file types on to the launcher to open up in an appropriate app, etc. The following 'app' by reader Vincent makes it niftier still by adding a 'drag and drop' Imageshack uploader to your launcher line-up...

12 April 2011
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Ubuntu 11.04 gets automatic Epson printer driver download

Ubuntu 11.04 will rock, not least so by automatically downloading your Epson printer driver upon connection of an Epson printer to your computer.

12 April 2011
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Natty Narwhal T Shirts now available in Canonical store

Just in time for the release of Ubuntu 11.04, Canonical have unleashed the Natty Narwhal T Shirts into their online store. The navy T Shirts sport a large centered orange Narwhal design on the front and Natty Narwhal 11.04? on the back.

12 April 2011
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Get your Compiz cube back on with Unity in Ubuntu 11.04

I think it is fair to say that the Desktop Cube has been one of Linux's iconic features. The cube provided both an easy way to visualise workspaces as well as a nice bit of eye-candy when using it.

11 April 2011
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Natty update jamboree: theme and icon tweaks, new launcher behaviour

The days might be clicking closer to April 28th but the number of bug fixes and visual tweaks continue to come apace.

11 April 2011
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Ubuntu Natty release countdown banners chosen

Every cycle the Ubuntu project calls for people to submit their ideas for release countdown banners - small images that can be embedded in websites that update every day until they reach 0 when Ubuntu is released. This cycle is no different, and the winning three countdown banners were chosen earlier today.

8 April 2011