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Ubuntu 11.10 LightDM Login Screen Turned On

After installing a recent batch of updates in Ubuntu 11.10 I booted back up to find a surprise waiting for me: the new LightDM login screen enabled by default: Note that the above screenshot is […]

10 August 2011
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Thunderbird Confirmed as Default Mail App For Ubuntu 11.10

After spending several months in limbo e-mail application Thunderbird has been confirmed as the official e-mail application Ubuntu 11.10.

10 August 2011
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Revamped Software Centre Preview Lands in Ubuntu 11.10

The new look 'GTK3' version of the Ubuntu Software Centre is available for testing in Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha.

8 August 2011
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Lubuntu 11.10 Alpha 3 Released

Lubuntu 11.10 Alpha 3 has been released. As a development release Lubuntu 11.10 Alpha 3 is not recommended for everyday use or installation on systems with important data (like your list to Santa, your best […]

5 August 2011

Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 3 Released

The third alpha release of the Ubuntu 11.10 development cycle has been made available for download.

4 August 2011
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Ubuntu 11.10 Adds Options to Change Launcher Opacity, Hide Mounted Drives, More

Further to Jorge and Ahmed's excellent Unity and in-depth update on recent Unity developments (the post below this one!) here are a handful of screenshots showing off many of the visible changes and options that have appeared in Ubuntu 11.10 over the last few days.

4 August 2011
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Unity Progress Report: More, more, more

This is a guest post from Ahmed Kamal and Jorge O. Castro, who will be posting Unity updates over the coming weeks (Original Post) This week the Unity team has still been concentrating on feature […]

4 August 2011
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Ubuntu Desktop Manager Talks Aiming For Apple, Community Feedback, Unity Polish and More

I had a chance to sit down with Ubuntu's new Desktop Manager, Jason Warner. I met Jason at Linux.conf.au in Brisbane earlier this year and had a good chat about Unity, and the future of Ubuntu over a beer, but only just now got around to formally interviewing him for OMG! Ubuntu! As Desktop Manager, Jason oversees every release of Ubuntu, and the buck stops at him for quality control. We quizz him about his thoughts on Unity, Ubuntu's mass market appeal, and targeting Apple. Read on for the full interview.

3 August 2011
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Ubuntu Software Centre’s New Look

Earlier today I pulled the latest development branch of the Ubuntu Software Centre to check in on development. Upon running the 'software-centre-gtk3' file inside this stunning Software Centre revamp appeared my desktop - and I just had to share...

1 August 2011
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Ubuntu 11.10 Development Update 7

Next week Alpha 3 of Ubuntu 11.10 will be released, so everybody is currently trying to get their latest updates in and everything tidied up for a release.

28 July 2011
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Ubuntu 11.10’s New Look Alt+Tab [Video]

The new look Alt+Tab switcher present in the Ubuntu 11.10 development releases was touched on by Jorge and Ahmed in their weekly ‘Unity Development Update‘ post. If you’re sensible enough to be waiting until October […]

27 July 2011

Unity Progress Report – Alt-Tab style

Ubuntu's Ahmed Kamal and Jorge O. Castro are here with their weekly round up of what's been happening in Ubuntu 11.10 development land...

26 July 2011