Articles Tagged oneiric

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Easily Change The Ubuntu 11.10 Login Background With This Small App

Easily change your login background with Simple LightDM Manager. The default login background image matches the default Ubuntu wallpaper. Chances are you've changed the latter, so why not the former?

13 October 2011
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Ubuntu 11.10 Development Update 16

Today is not a day of long blog entries, but it's a day of celebrating everybody's hard work in Ubuntu 11.10. It's released. So check out what's new! Two pages that did a great job explaining and visualising what's new are the ubuntu.com tour and the other one being "the new Ubuntu". Beautiful work!

13 October 2011

10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 11.10

So you've downloaded or upgraded to the latest release of Ubuntu, the 'orsome Oneiric Ocelot, but what now? Here is a list of 10 post-install tips/ideas to make your first encounter with the Oneiric Ocelot more of a stroll in the park than a walk on the wild side...

13 October 2011

Ubuntu 11.10 Released – See What’s New

After 6 months in the making the latest release of Ubuntu - version 11.10 - is now available to download. Sporting a retuned Unity interface, new and improved features, and even some new applications Ubuntu 11.10 certainly promises a lot - but does it live up to the hype?

13 October 2011
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Official Ubuntu 11.10 CDs Go On Sale

The official CDs for Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server and Kubuntu 11.10 have gone on sale in the Canonical Store.

10 October 2011
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Small Things That Matter: Logging Out of Ubuntu From the Dash

I know it's minor, but I am so pleased to see support for logging out, restarting and shutting down added to the Dash in Ubuntu 11.10.

10 October 2011
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Ubuntu 11.10 Release Candidate Due

The 'formal candidate' builds of Ubuntu 11.10 are to be made available shortly, Canonical's Kate Stewart has announced

9 October 2011
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Ubuntu 11.10 Development Update 15

One week left! Are you excited already? The release candidate is going to get out soon and we will have days full of testing the installation on all architectures, in all kinds of installations scenarios. If you want to help out with the testing, it will be much appreciated. So what's still happening? It's interesting to note that still quite a number of fixes is going in. Also has the planning for the 12.04 ("Precise Pangolin") cycle been started. Matthias Klose sent out an email about the preparation of the P-cycle archive: the wiki page lists a number of significant changes for 'precise', like updates to gcc, binutils, swig and other core components and dropping python2.6.

7 October 2011

‘What Makes Ubuntu 11.10 So Great?’ Video

That's the question that the latest video "ad" uploaded to the official Ubuntu YouTube promo channel video asks, and then answers it by showing off a slick overview of some of Ubuntu 11.10's key features.

7 October 2011
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Ubuntu 11.10 Countdown Banner Winner Revealed

The winner of the 'Ubuntu 11.10 Countdown Banner' contest has been revealed.

5 October 2011
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Ubuntu Mono Set As Terminal Font in Ubuntu 11.10

The recently released 'Monospace' variant of the Ubuntu Font Family has been set as the default monospace font in Ubuntu 11.10.

4 October 2011
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The Ubuntu Manual Project Needs Your Help For Oneiric

The Ubuntu Manual Project founded at the start of 2010 aims to provide a feature-complete reference guide for new Ubuntu users, available in PDF format for free. Already successfully releasing versions for Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 in English and three other languages, the team has now set their sights on tackling the new Unity interface and completing the almost 200-page long book for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot.

2 October 2011